Audio-Technica ATH-CKS5TW (Black)


Released Sep 4, 2019


Model number: ATH-CKS5TWBK

What's in the box

  • 30 cm (12") USB-A/USB-C charging cable
  • eartips (XS, S, M, L)
  • 3D loop supports
  • silicone rings


Audio-Technica's ATH-CKS5TW has stellar battery life and is affordably priced. The true wireless earbuds also have solid sound quality and reliable on-board controls. However, they lack the customization a lot of the competition offers, and they're missing some key features that would be nice to have. If you can live without those, the ATH-CKS5TW earbuds will likely last much longer than you'll ever need them to, and at $169, they won't break the bank either.
- Engadget

With a promising battery life and well-managed bass enhancement over Audio-Technica’s usual neutral sound, the Audio-Technica ATH-CKS5TW true wireless earbuds have a lot going for them. However, they are let down a bit by their fit – mileage will vary of course depending on your preferred bud style and the size of your ears, but all will find the fiddly case fit will annoy over time.
- Tech Radar

Perfectly pairing luscious sound quality with good battery life and an affordable price, the Audio Technica ATH-CKS5TW offers a new prosumer audio choice for Audio Technica fans the world over. At $149, this small earphone is big on sound and a great bargain.
- Major HiFi


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Wear style
Fits in-ear
Suitable usage: Home, Work, Travel, Exercise
Plug type
True Wireless connection
Microphone built in
Microphone built into earpiece
Battery powered
Battery powered
Battery life (hrs)
15.00 hours per charge
Battery replaceable
Non-replaceable battery
Weight (g)
Weighs 16g
Impedance (Ω)
16 ohms impedance