Looking for a new favorite set of earbuds? Xiaomi Piston III (3) Headphones won the Reddot Award 2015 in Germany and are the 3rd generation of great improvements in balance and dampening systems. You'll find the bass very strong and very well-controlled and never boom-y or muddy. Midrange sound using the Xiaomi Piston III Headphones is detailed, accurate, and very much present. Vocals are pleasing and treble is airy and articulate, and never harsh or tinny.