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Company: Ultimate Ears

Website: www.ultimateears.com

Model: metro.fi 2

Price: $80

Compatible: All iPods

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Ultimate Ears metro.fi 2 Earphones

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge ()
Published: Friday, September 29, 2006
Category: Headphones, Earphones, Headsets + Accessories

As the first offering in the company's new metro.fi series of low-end but good-looking earphones, the $80 metro.fi 2 will be the least expensive in-canal design in Ultimate Ears' lineup. Each pair is primarily black with silver accents, and comes with several pairs of clear frosted silicone rubber earpieces. The company's goal is to beat the cheapie in-canal phones sold by companies like Sony, by offering audibly superior clarity and an Ultimate Ears-quality sound signature.

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