When it comes to unknown brands, MCDODO is one the most unknown brands outside of China. I decided to try their latest earphones model, and was quite impressed. These earphones look very basic and common, yet they pack some powerful drivers that deliver a powerful and immersive bass response that is more moderate than ROCK Zircon's bass response in its depth and volume, but the sound is very similar overall. The highs are slightly more harsh, but they share a common signature.
NOTE: This model was most likely discontinued. It is very difficult to find for purchase.
Good sound quality. The bass is immersive, the mids are loud and present and the highs are sharp.
The mids and highs are just slightly harsh and discolored.
The build quality is very basic, the cable is sticky and there are absolutely no strain reliefs anywhere on the cable.
Unboxing these earphones carefully took more time than it should.
The included tips are very narrow while the nozzles are extra-wide. Very inconvenient.
These earphones have pretty wide nozzles, which makes it difficult to pick fitting ear tips. The included tips didn't provide a good seal. Large generic black tips worked much better.
Lows / Bass
The bass is amazing! The sub-bass is more relaxed than ROCK Zircon's sub-bass, but it's still massive and exciting, makes a perfect listening experience for electronic music. For vocal-based music, though, the lows tend to leak into the mids and overpower them, making them sound a bit distorted.
Mids / Vocals
The vocals are warm and exciting, but slightly overpowered by the lows. Still, they are full and easy-listening, and very easy to get used to.
Highs / Treble
The highs are occasionally overpower the lows, making them sound muffled and pushed into the background. The highs are somewhat discolored and smoothened out.