About the Focal Sphear Wireless
On-the-go headphones with serious audio chops
The Focal Sphear Wireless earbuds have a spherical design that houses large 10.8mm drivers for detailed, lifelike sound.
On-the-go headphones with serious audio chops
Over the last few years, Focal has released some of the best high-end headphones in the world. So when they developed the Focal Sphear Wireless earbuds, they used some of what they learned while sculpting the sound of their heavy-hitters like the Stellia, Utopia, and Clear. These in-ear headphones play music wirelessly from your phone, and deliver sound with Focal's signature detail and clarity.
Larger drivers for well-rounded sound
I recently spoke to the head of Focal's high-end headphone division, Nicholas Debard. He told me that when he's sound-tuning, he focuses on the headphones' dynamics first, followed closely by the tonal balance. While measurement tools are helpful, the only way to really ensure he's gotten these right is to play a familiar track — and listen for the known nuances and quirks in different frequencies.
The Sphears' 10.8mm drivers are larger than what you'll find in most earbuds. They are tuned to deliver that preferred neutral sound that stays true to the original recording — quirks and all. But when you're listening in noisier settings, you can toggle over to Focal's "loudness" EQ mode that enhances the extreme high and low frequencies.
Designed for style and comfort, too
Focal spent two years developing the spherical earbud design that shifts the weight of the headphones so they don't press on your ear canal. This sphere-shaped housing also allows for those larger drivers. And their sleek, rounded design and stainless steel accents make them look just as good as they sound and feel.
Generous choice of ear tips
The feel (and seal) of the ear tips can make or break any in-ear headphones experience. Getting the right fit is just so important to both comfort and sound. Focal includes three sizes of memory foam tips and three sizes of silicone tips, so you can find what fits and feels the best.
- Bluetooth 4.1 for wireless music listening and phone calls
- aptX® provides high-quality music streaming from compatible devices
- Focal's precise, dynamic sound signature in a portable earbud
- large, 10.8mm dynamic drivers for rich, natural sound
- bass-reflex system for extended low-end frequency response
- ported acoustic chamber provides tonal balance
- rechargeable battery offers up to 8 hours of listening (USB charging cable included)
- six pairs of ear tips included:
- 3 sizes of silicone ear tips for a comfortable, custom fit
- 3 pairs of memory foam ear tips for a secure fit with better noise isolation
- in-line remote and microphone for controlling music and phone calls
- toggle between two EQ modes: "neutral mode" and "loudness mode"
- includes carrying pouch
- frequency response: 10-19,000 Hz
- weight: 0.52 oz.
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # Sphear wireless/BU001
What's in the box:
- Wireless in-ear headphones with attached 22" connecting cable (blue)
- 3 Pairs of silicone ear tips (1 pair installed)
- 3 Pairs of memory foam ear tips
- 8" USB cable (Type A USB on one end and Micro-B USB on other end)
- Magnetic battery clip
- Soft storage pouch
- Quick Start Guide
- Operating Instructions
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Features & specs
|Earcup Width x Height||0.634" x 0.634"|
|Mic For Taking Calls||Yes|
|Frequency Response||15-22k Hz|
|1/4-inch Adapter Included||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Overview: The Focal Sphear Wireless in-ear headphones are designed for high-quality sound, build quality, and durability. The headphones have an inline microphone and a 3-button universal remote. Included in the box are three pairs of silicone ear tips, three pairs of memory foam ear tips, a USB charging cable, and a soft storage pouch.
Drivers: The Sphear headphones feature compact 7mm electro-dynamic "sandwich" drivers made of mylar and polyurethane for rich and natural sound. The drivers are housed in a ported acoustic chamber to provide solid bass response.
Ear Tips: The Focal Sphear in-ear headphones include six pairs of ear tips for fit and comfort: three pairs of silicone ear tips and three pairs of memory foam ear tips. The silicone ear tips are comfortable to wear, and feature a single flange that fits all shapes and sizes of ear canals. The memory foam ear tips are designed to be compressed before inserting into the ear canal. The ear tips expand back to their original size to fill the ear canal. Both types of ear tips provide optimal noise isolation to shut out ambient noise, so all you hear is your music.
Bluetooth: The Sphear wireless headphones feature Bluetooth 4.1 wireless technology with SBC and aptX codecs for reliable wireless performance and high fidelity. The headphones can connect with up to 2 devices at the same time, and save up to 4 Bluetooth devices. The Sphear Wireless headphones have a range of up to approximately 33 feet (10 meters).
Battery: The Sphear wireless headphones are powered by an in-line rechargeable battery that gives you up to 8 hours of listening freedom between charges. Before use, the headphones should be charged for approximately 5 hours to optimize the battery capacity and operating life. Afterward, the battery should be fully charged in approximately 2 hours. A Micro-B USB cable is provided for charging the headphones in a standard USB port (5V, </=500mA).
Equalizer Modes: The Sphear Wireless headphones have two Equalizer Modes. Natural Mode is recommended for listening in a quiet environment, and produces a sound that is faithful to the artist's original sound. The Loudness Mode provides a bump in frequencies on the extreme low and high ends, producing higher levels of treble and bass. Loudness Mode is recommended for listening at low volumes, when the human ear loses its sensitivity to high and low frequencies.
Connecting Cable: The headphones have a 22" connecting cable between the ear buds. The cable features an in-line 3-button remote control with an omnidirectional microphone. The remote is compatible with Apple and Android, and will control the following functions: Power On/Off, Bluetooth Pairing, Equalizer Mode, Play/Pause, Next Track, Previous track, Volume Up/Down, and Answer/Hang up calls. The headphones include a magnetic clip that helps you stabilize the battery module during rigorous activities.
- Frequency Response: 15Hz-22kHz
- THD (1kHz / 100dB SPL): <0.3%
- Microphone Type: Omnidirectional
- Dimensions: Diameter 0.634", Depth 0.833"
- Weight: 0.5 ounces