Aukey EP-N12, we tested these wireless bluetooth headphones

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It is common in our newsroom to receive products to test, to share our impressions with you, the readers. This is the case of the protagonist of the review, the headphones Aukey EP-N12, which have not yielded for a few days, for which we thank the manufacturer for their courtesy. From this company we have had the opportunity several times to test their products, let us remember for example the interesting sports camera Aukey AC-LC2. In short, you have come to the right place if you want to know what these affordable wireless headphones are like and what they offer you. Aukey.

Presentation, design and construction of the Aukey EP-N12 headphones

The model EP-N12, from Aukey, are the company’s latest headset for enjoy clear, vibrant sound, and that by integrating microphone It allows catch the voice to have conversations, directly and without cables, through the paired devices. They are a reference that also stands out for its wide autonomy and that facilitates portability by your design.

Product packaging

The Aukey EP-N12 They come to us in a simple box with few tricks. It is the usual practice of the company, which chooses to invest the minimum in the brand image. Aukey It is also not distinguished by elaborating on product specifications.

Aukey EP-N12

The modest box that the brand uses in its products

The box has a schematic drawing of the headset on the front, to which are added a couple of lines of text, in English, indicating the two main features of the model: Noise Cancellation And be wireless. The reverse of the package only has the manufacturer’s data.

Aukey EP-N12

View of the inside of the package

Inside the box a simple black plastic cradle collects the device and its accessories. Everything is perfectly located, so as not to move or suffer damage during the transport of the package.

Product content and design

Next to the helmets Aukey EP-N12 have a USB / USB-C charging cable, short in length; a auxiliary cable, Jack 3.5mm approximately 1 m of length; a couple of documents, Fast guide Y Handbook; and a practice carrying case.

Aukey EP-N12

Accessories that accompany the device

Aukey EP-N12 helmets

The product of Aukey has the classic headphone design circumaural, that is to say, that they completely cover the ears with the helmets joined together by a diadem (extensible). The detail is that its design allows fold down the domes, reducing the volume they occupy when not in use. The product has a color Matt black.

Aukey EP-N12

Foldable to take up less space and facilitate transport

They have been manufactured in a very soft touch hard plastic. And since the parts that come into contact with the head and ears are covered with foam, they are very nice to wear. Also has Lightweight, something that is not detrimental to the resistance of the product, since they give a feeling of great solidity.

Aukey EP-N12

A soft padding for maximum comfort

They only have two connectors, located one in each cupola. On the left the type entry USB C, to charge the battery; while on the right side is the connector Jack input.


Handle this device Aukey it does not have any complications. The device has few buttons, just to manage the essential options. In the helmet on the right we have: volume control, which is also used for basic control of the played tracks; and a multifunction pushbutton, which, in addition to turning the headphones on and off, manages, for example, the calls. On the left helmet is located the button that activates or deactivates the Noise Cancellation.

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Features of the Aukey EP-N12 headphones

The headphone EP-N12 has connectivity Bluetooth 5.0 to link with all kinds of devices. This modern standard consumes less battery and stabilizes data transmission. The product features a generous rechargeable battery that gives the user an autonomy of up to 40 hours of use.

Sound quality

For these headphones the manufacturer uses good controllers for 40 mmcapable of generating a sound pressure of 100 dB. The range of frequencies with which they work is the usual one in the products of their range. Enough to enjoy rich sound. Our experience of use has been completely satisfactory, reaching a very strong volume without distorting.

Aukey EP-N12

Very powerful and without distortion

The use of microphone to attend calls or use voice assistants it is no more than correct. But it is that we cannot expect the crystalline clarity of other models that double or triple in price to this product.

Extra qualities

As an added feature, this device includes a active noise cancellation system. In itself, due to their format, the helmets already cushion the outside environment, which is called passive noise cancellation. Well, when you activate the mode ANC, a lot of improvement is noticeable, enjoying an environment much more conducive to savoring our favorite songs.

Aukey EP-N12 Headphones Technical Specifications

Here is a summary table with all the technical details of the Aukey EP-N12:

Aukey EP-N12
Headphone physical characteristics
Headphone Color Black
Headphone control Buttons
Indicators on the handset Two-color status LED / Noise cancellation indicator
Weight 253 grams approx.
Headphone connectivity
Bluetooth 5 (SBC / AAC)
Scope Up to 10 meters
Headphone Specifications
Controller 40 mm ± 0.3
Frequency response 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz
Impedance 32 Ohms ± 15%
Sound pressure level 100 dB ± 3
Microphone Specifications
Kind ECM (chip)
Frequency response 100 Hz to 10,000 Hz
Sensitivity -42 dB ± 3
Battery specs
Headphone autonomy Up to 40 hours (33 hours with noise cancellation on)
Loading time 2 hours
Kind Lithium polymer
Ability 500 mAh
Charging ports on the case USB-C
Box contents
  • Active Noise Canceling Wireless Headphones
  • USB-A to C cable
  • 3.5mm to 3.5mm AUX Cable
  • Headphone storage bag
  • User manual
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty card

Conclusions, availability and price of the Aukey EP-N12

Aukey EP-N12

Good sound and comfort for an affordable price

Have at our disposal the headphones Aukey EP-N12 has allowed us to discover a product of good design Y quality. As a device, they are very comfortable to use, and the benefits meet with note what could be expected of them. And, of course, for the price at which they are distributed in the market, little more can be demanded of them.

After checking the quality in the headphones test Aukey EP-N12, we give the product a Silver GizAward.

silver award

  • Simple control.
  • Much autonomy.
  • Good sound.

  • Without certificate of resistance to liquids.
Total score


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