Focal Utopia is a super high-end open back, over-ear headphone that is arguably the most acclaimed audiophile caliber headphone in the world. It is French’s ultimate way of experiencing music.
Focal Utopia is made from truly exclusive materials, including carbon fiber and Beryllium. Its ear cups are pampered in perforated soft lambskin. Beryllium is a space age material that is 35 times more rigid than Titanium, lighter than Aluminum-Magnesium and transmits sound 2.5 times faster than Titanium, making it the perfect material for a headphone where the tiniest compromise is not acceptable.
When listening from a headphone of this caliber, it is not just the highs, mids and lows that matter anymore. It is about the entire emotional experience.
Each Utopia is handcrafted by a two-person team at the Focal factory in France, one technician makes the driver, the other one makes the rest of the headphone. Utopia’s impeccable build quality exceeds most of the world’s top headphones.
Focal Utopia is our recommended headphone for the “money is no object” folks. Sennheiser HD 800 S is a lower priced alternative, that is nearly as good in most aspects, but don’t expect to get the same overall experience as Utopia.
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