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Dodocool DA131 Review: In-ear Virtual 5.1 Surround Sound Multimedia Stereo Earphones

We recently wrote about some of the newer earphones from Dodocool called Dodocool In-ear Virtual 5.1 Surround Sound Multimedia Stereo Earphones (DA131 model).  As you could read, the Dodocool DA131 earphones have several features and the key feature is the 3D (virtual) Surround System which simulates 5.1 multi-channel sound. Also then you could read that the earphones are fully universal and multimedia, and also that they work on multiple platforms. They can be used with VR glasses, tablets, smartphones, PCs, laptops, game consoles etc. We had the opportunity to test these earphones, so today we want to show you the Dodocool DA131 In-ear 3D Surround Sound Stereo Earphones with Mic review.

I want to say thanks to Dodocool team for sending us a Dodocool DA131 earphones to review. Now In-ear Virtual 5.1 Surround Sound Multimedia Stereo Earphones are available with a coupon code: 2WZMBRKE (6£ OFF after code) on Amazon UK here, and with coupon code: R365IAZX (21% OFF after code) on Amazon US here. Coupon codes are available from now to 31st May.

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Dodocool DA131

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Dodocool DA131 In-ear 3D Surround Sound Stereo Earphones with Mic Specifications

  • Material: Aluminium alloy + TPE
  • Color: Black
  • Diaphragm: PET + UV
  • Driver diameter: 12 mm (dynamic)
  • Impedance: 32 ohms @ 1 kHz
  • Output S.P.L: 110 dB SPL @ 1kHz
  • Frequency response: 3Hz ~ 20,000Hz
  • Sound isolation: -23 dB of ambient stage noise
  • Microphone sensitivity: -42±4dB @ 1kHz
  • Input connector: 1/8″ (3.5mm) headphone jack, compatible with all systems
  • Interface: 1 * 3.5mm audio jack
  • Compatible devices: For iPhone 6s Plus / 6s / 6 Plus / 6 / Samsung S6 / S5 / Note 4 / Blackberry / Nexus / PC and more devices that are equipped with a 3.5mm audio jack
  • Certifications: FCC, CE, RoHS
  • In-line remote size: Approx. 1.41 * 0.28 * 0.20 in / 36 * 7 * 5 mm
  • Item length: Approx. 3.94ft / 1.2m (Total)
  • Item weight: Approx. 0.74oz / 21g

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Dodocool DA131

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Dodocol DA131 earphones comes with beautiful, aesthetic and rigid case in black with zipper. There is also (as you can see) branding dodocool.
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Inside, as you can see, everything is very well placed. Everything has its place: In-ear Virtual 5.1 Surround Sound Stereo Earphones and accessories. Package includes:

  • Dodocool In-ear 3D Surround Sound Stereo Earphone with Remote Control & Mic
  • 1 pair * XS Size Earplugs
  • 1 pair * S Size Earplugs
  • 1 pair * L Size Earplugs
  • 3.5mm Splitter Cable
  • Zipper Carrying Case
  • Instruction Manual (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese)

Dodocool DA131 Earphones with Accessories (Click to Enalrge)

Big plus for 3.5mm audio splitter cable in the set.

First impressions, overview of features

The Dodocool DA131 earphones has made a big and positive impression on us. They look very aesthetically and give the impression of high quality (despite their low price). They have interesting shapes and are quite large, but we are not surprised that these earphones are to be universal, and at the same time multimedia, and to provide high-quality sound with Virtual 5.1 Surround Sound. Below are some pictures.

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Dodocool DA131

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These black earphones with a red dot in the middle, they look really great. The use of loop cable, sticking out of the earphones to the earphone mounting in the ears is an interesting idea, and provides solid mount earphones in your ears. Although we think that earphones with protruding cable (loop-shaped), mounted in the ears look a little not aesthetically (a matter of taste), but very practically, and with such a method of assembly do not fall out of ears. Below the pictures with Dodocool DA131 earphones mounted.

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Picture from Dodocool DA131 product page

On the right side of the cable, within the reach of the mouth (when the earphones are attached), there is a multifunction button (Remote Control) with MIC. When enjoying music – single press: play/pause, double press: next track, triple press: previous track. When there is a coming call – single press to answer a call, double press to end a call, press for 2 seconds to decline an incoming call. Press for about 3 seconds to activate voice control.

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Multifunction buttons work fine. Indeed, Virtual 5.1 / 3D surround works amazingly well. The Dodocool DA131 earphones perfectly simulate 5.1 multi-channel sound. If you run audio / video samples in DTS, Dolby Digital, Dolby Atmos format you can get the feel of home cinema and 5.1 surround sound. Just play some samples from Youtube and movies from your home library. Earphones have amazing bass, which like the real 5.1 home cinema plays a huge role, also in the Dodocool DA131 earphones are the lead. The bass is really “fleshy”. If you listen to house music, techno and derivatives then you will be satisfied. Of course, the high and middle tones are nothing short of, and they complement the whole thing perfectly (I’m not an audiophile, so sorry for amateur statements).

Conclusion

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Dodocool DA131 are earphones worth buying (If you are looking for this type of earphones). In these earphones, you will be happy to watch movies and play, but you can not forget the phone calls (very clearly you hear the caller). Indeed the Dodocool team has made great multimedia and universal earphones with 3D Surround Sound in a stereo earphone that can be used with many devices. The price of the earphones also does not detract, and it is also a big plus. We recommend Dodocool In-ear Virtual 5.1 Surround Sound Multimedia Stereo Earphones (DA131).

Dodocool DA131 Virtual 5.1 Surround Sound Earphones

$24.99
Dodocool DA131 Virtual 5.1 Surround Sound Earphones
9.875

Usability

10/10

    Features

    10/10

      Design

      10/10

        Value

        10/10

          Pros

          • Great sound quality
          • Fleshy sound of the bass
          • Good value for money
          • Great Virtual 5.1 / 3D surround sound
          • Good workmanship and design

          Cons

          • Nothing so far