Over the last few weeks we have been testing out the latest from Padmate and this product is for the sports fan and perhaps more and it is their new S30 Bone Conduction Open-Ear sport headphones. Small and compact too they are ultra portable ultra light and fit really well.
So what are the Padmate S30 Bone conduction headphones all about..
Open ear design
The open-ear design, powered by bone conduction technology, allows you to hear your surrounding sounds clearly and provide bud-free, comfortable listening, and also a perfect partner for listening to audiobooks.
Bone conduction technology
Enjoy hours of music without damaging your ears. It features bone conduction technology that creates vibrations to transmit sound through the bones of your face (jawbones and cheekbones) directly to the inner ear.
The nano-coating inside the headset can easily resist sweat and rain, making the Padmate S30 an ideal choice for outdoor sports, running, jogging, hiking, MTB, cycling. (Not intended for swimming)
With 150 mAh of polymer battery and easy commands such as play, skip, pause, and back-a-track, you can enjoy music, calls, audiobooks, and podcasts all day long. 6 hours battery life at max volume, more than 8 hours batter life at 50% volume. 150 hours standby time this pretty much came true for real life use during my testing. There is no volume controls present but this is not a huge deal.
They sound fairly decent overall however there is no access to their app as yet hopefully this changes down the road to give you their full app experience as it is one of the best ones out there but users will be fine with the volume and soundstage from the device, highs lows and mids are find direction is good and so on, being different from your traditional earbuds/headphones one might feel off put but don’t be.
Designed for athletes and more these wireless headphones stay put for all-day listening while keeping you motivated and aware of your surroundings.
With up to 10m of range, you will never have to reach your device again and again. It effortlessly connects with smartphones, tablets and other Bluetooth-enabled devices in no time
Features and FAQ
CAN OTHERS HEAR YOUR MUSIC?
No. Padmate S30 sends vibrations into your inner ear through bone conduction technology, leaving your ears open to your surroundings while still providing a private listening experience.
DOES PADMATE S30 COME IN DIFFERENT SIZES?
No, Padmate S30 will come in one standard size.
CAN I SKIP SONGS WITH PADMATE S30?
Yes, pressing 3 times on the “Power off” Button to play next song , pressing 4 times on the “-” button to play the previous song.
CAN I USE SIRI/GOOGLE ASSISTANT/ALEXA WITH MY PADMATED S30?
After connected with devices, you can activate voice assistant (such as Siri, etc.) by pressing 2 times on the “Power off” Button.
CAN PADMATE S30 BE USED TO TAKE CALLS?
Yes, Padmate S30 has two microphones for phone calls.