Apple isn’t known for high quality headphones, the pair included with every iPod and iPhone are widely considered to be inferior to even a cheap store-bought pair.

However, Apple recently began selling a pair of high quality ‘in ear monitors’, featuring Balanced Armature drivers, stainless steel driver caps, and an integrated remote control with microphone compatible with recent iPod Touch and iPhone models.

Read on for a quick non-audiophile review of Apple’s latest offering in personal headphones.