Kinera Imperial Baldr 2.0

The new Baldr 2.0 brings new looks, new packaging, a new set of ear tips, a new 4.4mm balanced cable, and new adapters.

Baldr from Kinera is the flagship in Kinera’s lineup with four Sonion Electrostatic drivers, 2 Knowles high-performance BA drivers, and one Kinera customized Dynamic driver on each side. The latest Kinera Imperial Baldr 2.0 is available for 1399$.

The Original Baldr has featured rich oak wood shells, the latest Imperial Baldr 2.0 takes up the things a notch with a shiny metallic ring design around the rich oak wood carved ear cavities. The cavities here also have a reddish tone to them which gives better contrast and a rich smooth finish. Oakwood material is also known for its longevity and long-lasting qualities.

Kinera has upgraded the cable they have bundled for the OG Baldr. The Baldr 2.0 has a 6N OCC gold-plated cable that has a 4.4mm termination plug. The package includes 4.4mm to 3.5mm and 4.4mm to 2.5mm termination plugs ensuring compatibility with all the different sources out there.

Baldr 2.0 shares the same seven-driver tribrid configuration as with the former model featuring four Sonion EST drivers, two Knowles Balanced armatures, and one customized Dynamic driver unit.


Driver Configuration: 4 EST+ 2 BA+ 1DD.

Impedance: 22ohm.

Input Power: 3mW.

Sensitivity: 109dB.

Frequency response range: 5Hz-50kHz.

THD+N: <5%.

Price: 1399$