Sorry ^ if I offended anyone, just adding my two pence worth. No offence intended.
My point is it's not a plastic build as you said, and subjectively, they don't look cheap :)
I have these and wouldnt recommend at all. Wish I could return them but unfortunately I opened them after the return period had already expired
Do you think these ear buds have more metal in weight than a aluminium tin can? Didn’t think so? How much a aluminium tin can? Exactly. Given - research design engineering blah blah. Still don’t count for £5 worth to make; it less and charge 30 times more; 5-10x acceptable. And heard the other argument; who s asking you to buy, it’s for the rich, if it has a price tag you can afford it... really? Remember money can’t buy common sense, and common sense is not as common you think!
The have active noise cancelling so must be a battery in these somewhere - usually some sort or black lump on the cable.