The first thing you notice about WESTONE W40 Headphones are the elegant curves. Beautifully designed for top performance and functionality they are all-round above average.
They are perfect for commute, travel or office use and you will appreciate the neutral sound mixed perfect for wired gaming. Headphone type is in-ear closed-back with balanced armature transducer and microphone.
Unfortunately it has no wireless or noise cancelling technology. Despite the lack of noise cancelling they isolate sound above-average with very little leakage at high volume. The build is durable sturdy with stable in-ear fit.
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WESTONE W40 Headphones
- Barely leaks
- Good noise isolation
- Decent mixed usage
- Above-average sports headphone
- Sturdy durable design
- good stability
- Sub-par sound
Our Test Results
Design is angled stylish elegant and modern with two cables. One cable is braided while the other is a standard one. Other features include 3 color variants interchangeable faceplates and above-average comfort.
The lightweight headphones weigh only 0.04 ibs while the manufacturers have added memory ear canal foams and multiple ear tip sizes.it has a worm-like ear-hook design that fits the contours of your ear.
WESTONE W40 headphones are iOs compatible have decent feedback controls for volume/music/calls. An interesting fact is that the inline remote is available only in default mode. They have very good breathability with average temperature difference of 0.7C
- Design is angled stylish elegant
- 2 cables braided/standard
- 3 color variants
- Interchangeable faceplates
- Above-average comfort.
- lightweight headphones
- Weigh only 0.04 ibs
- Added memory ear canal foams
- Multiple ear tip sizes
- iOs compatible
- Decent feedback controls for volume/music/calls
- Inline remote available in default mode
The case style is hard case therefore they prevent from scratches, damage, drops or impact. Length of the case is L2.7”H1.7”W3.4”. They are portable and easily fit in breast pocket, pants or bag. Portability is L2.4”H0.8”W2.6”
They have many replaceable parts have thick regular cable and braided cable. The unique ear-hook model offers good stability for sports or fitness activity. They stay stable for extreme sports, jogging, snowboarding.
What’s in the box?
In the box you get a hard carry case, wax removal tool, 9x earbud tips. Others are Westone W40 headphones, user manual and 2 x audio cables.
- Hard carry case
- Wax removal tool
- 9x earbud tips
- Westone W40 headphones
- user manual and 2 x audio cables
Sound profile bass amount is -3.56db treble 4.31 db. Frequency reponse consistency is perfect with average std. deviation 0.12db. Use the multiple tips to choose best that fits your ear achieve proper seal and the excellent performance is assured.
Bass accuracy is above-average with low-bass -5.08 db high-bass 5.38 mid-bass -0.11 db.mid accuracy is good with low-mid 6.02db high-mid 2.32db mid-mid 2.36db.
This translate to overemphasized muddy mid-range however the treble accuracy is poor very uncomfortable with poor clarity. Peaks are 2.64db while dip are 2db has perfect imaging with mediocre soundstage.
Despite lack of noise cancelling the noise isolation is good treble is -33db mid -20.9db bass -10.45db.the overall-leakage over 1 feet is 24.13db.it has poor recording quality however microphone type is in-line.
There are no batteries app support or bluetooth however the headphones are wired. They are detachable length 4.5ft connection type 1/8”TRRS.
What we think
Despite the low leakage and good noise isolation they have sub-par sound. We don’t like the price despite its above-average performance.
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