Review of USTEK SM451 In-Ear Stereo Earphones


Up for review today I’ve got an inexpensive et of earphone but ones that just sound amazing really. The earphones have an in-line remote and they’re just very well made. For the price these are well worth it, read on to learn more…


Tech Specs,Features or the Basic Info


USTEK SM451 In-Ear Earphones Stereo Earbuds HiFi Earphone Headphone with Microphone Black

Noise isolating function. Enjoy the ultimate in style, comfort and listening pleasure. Mental Earphone is a showy design, more durable and fashionable.
Enjoy your music and shut the world out with USTEK Headphone superb stereo clear bass sound quality and seamless transition to hands-free conversation.
3.5mm antioxidant headphone socket of international standard, ensure pure audio output and stable communication signals. Compatible to devices with 3.5mm auxiliary jack input.
The speakers inside have been engineered to minimize sound loss and maximize sound output. So you get high-end quality audio that’s just as impressive as what you’d hear from more expensive headphones.

“+”: increase the volume
“-“: decrease the volume

Next track, press thrice.
Previous track, press twice.
Play/Stop the music, press once.
Answer/Hang up the call, press once.

Cable Length: 47.2in (1.2m)
Plug Type: 3.5mm Jack

Price: $17.99 (from Amazon at time of review)



The Review:

Let’s start with a video unboxing and then move on:


The packaging for the Ustek SM451 earphones is very nice looking, the front flap opens up to reveal a window showing the earphones along with the extra bud cover, remote and you can see the 3.5mm connector.

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The cable is actually thin and I’m guessing tangle free as most like this are, the cable seems very nicely made and sturdy. In-line on the cable is a clip that you can take off if you want to and the cable is about 50 inches long and it ends in a gold plated 3.5mm connector.



In-line you’ll find the remote control which has a slider and a single multi-function button. The slider is for volume control you just slide let and right to adjust the volume, this is my favorite part I think, the slider is neat. The single button is supposed to control paly/pause and allow you to skip tracks, but I couldn’t get the track function to work on my Android phone.



The earphones are nicely made and they’re marked with L and R for right and left. The earbud covers are a semi-clear gray color with a red inside that you can see through the covers for a nice presentation. The earphones feel very well made and they’re lightweight.

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I tested these with my Samsung Galaxy S6 Android phone and I have to say I’m very impressed with the sound quality. These cost less than twenty dollars so I wasn’t expecting much at all, and they truly surprised me in just how good they sound.

They have a very nice balance of bass and treble, I’ve got no complaints at all about the sound quality, they’re just great really.

The volume slider worked perfectly fine and the button worked fine for play and pause functions but the function for skipping tracks did not work at all for me for whatever reason.



Summary and Comments


For the price these could be like a perfect budget set of earphones except for the fact that I couldn’t skip tracks. The sound is just amazing and they’re very comfortable to wear for long periods of time and they just feel well made overall.

I’m not sure what the issue is with the button, it could be a bad set or they might not specifically work with my phone, don’t know what to say there.

For the price these earphones are worth it even if the skip track function doesn’t work.
DragonSteelMods gives the USTEK SM451 In-Ear Earphones a 4 out of 5 score.





+Very good sound
+Well made
+Sliding volume


-Button didn’t work for all functions
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