The Utopia is an exciting flagship from Focal in the realm of ultra high performance headphones. With a uniquely engineered dynamic driver, it offers incredible transparency and detail across the audio spectrum.
The Utopia is quite efficient, but for the best performance, build a high-end system behind it, particularly with the HeadAmp GS-X Mk2, which Focal even used in the development of these headphones and gives their highest recommendation.
Utopia are THE reference high-fidelity headphones manufactured in France by Focal. They are the result of 35 years of innovation, development and manufacturing of high-end speaker drivers and loudspeakers. Equipped with exclusive technology, they offer striking realism, neutrality, dynamics and clarity, for sound with unrivaled purity. Utopia are unique they are the world’s first audiophile headphones to be equipped with totally open-backed full-range speaker drivers with pure Beryllium ’M’-shaped domes. They meet all the requirements expected of high-end headphones due to their sophisticated and elegant design and to purposeful materiality, such as the carbon fibre yoke and true lambskin leather ear cushions.
Focal headphones have focused on optimizing the dynamic driver, using their vast knowledge to create radical designs, pushing far beyond the old boundaries. The result is incredibly resolving headphones with powerful, lifelike snap and energy. Focal ‘s headphone models are efficient, working well with a variety of amplifiers, and their transparency showcases every component in the system.