The Good Great sound quality; rich, powerful bass; interesting design; in-line remote.
The Bad Very heavy earbuds and cable.
The Bottom Line The Monster Diddybeats earbuds offer brilliant sound quality, and notably punchy bass. They're quite heavy, though, so you might struggle to keep these audacious 'buds inside your ears.
It's no longer enough to sell millions of records. These days, you haven't made it until you've got a set of Monster headphones bearing your moniker. With the Diddybeats, Monster welcomes Sean 'Diddy' Combs into the fold. But are these in-ear 'buds worth around £120?
The Diddybeats' sound quality is impressive. We've found the Monster line to be a mixed bag in terms of sonics, with some headphones sounding rather muddy, and some sounding harsh at the high end. We didn't experience any such woes with the Diddybeats, however. They sound clear and smooth.
We were extremely impressed with the low end. Listening to Judas by Lady Gaga, we were delighted with the imposing, thrumming bass response. It's a heavy, pounding bass sound that will delight pop, dance and hip-hop fans.
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