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Alta Wireless Bluetooth Helmet Drop In Headphones HD Speakers Compatible with any Audio Ready Ski Snowboard Helmet 3 Button Glove Friendly Controls with Microphone for Hands Free Calls

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.8
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
78
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1.57 meters
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Review Summary - 76 recent, verified reviews

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Sound Quality
 38
sound, music, speakers, helmet, easy
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Pairing was easy and the sound quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  I carried on a conversation while skiing downhill with a thin balaclava covering my face, and the sound was clear enough that the other person could hear not only me but also the sound of my skis on the snow.  ...  "
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" ...  It paired easily with my Pixel 2, and I could still hear my buddy pretty well with the sound on lower levels.  ...  "
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" ...  So far so good 7 days works as discribed sound quality okay  ...  "
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" ...  So you will give up a little on overall sound quality but the convenience of the headset far out weigh the sound. ... The sound is still very good you won't be disappointed. ... These provide excellent sound with the ability to still hear the carving of the board.  ...  "
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" ...  Provided a background without overwhelming sounds of skiers coming up behind me.  ...  "
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" ...  I REALLY didn’t want to spend that same amount on some tiny speakers, so I looked at many different ones (like the ever so popular Outdoor Tech Chip ones) and read many reviews. ... I feel like for the price I paid, I got the same thing as all those $130 speakers that pretty much have the same, if not worse reviews.  ...  "
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" ...  They were easy to install in the helmet and have a great sound!  ...  "
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Comfort
 27
fit, ear, ski, gloves, easy to use
+81%
-19%
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" ...  I don’t have to worry about losing an earbud.  ...  "
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" ...  and how they fit in to ear pads. ... These do have great sound quality if you place them in your ear pads properly.  ...  "
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" ...  Comfortable in my Smith Vantage helmet and I can still hear ambient sound.  ...  "
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" ...  These headphones work great with my Smith Vantage helmet. ... There was a loose foam pad inside each earpiece for my helmet that I was able to take out, so these fit with no added bulk.  ...  "
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" ...  Hands down the best helmet speakers in the market.  ...  "
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" ...  They worked great first day on the slopes in my Wildhorn helmet.  ...  "
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" ...  I use these with my WildOutfitters Drift helmet and they are a perfect fit.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect fit in my ski helmet.  ...  "
Fit
 23
fit, ear, wildhorn, perfect fit, helmets
+87%
-13%
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" ...  Everything about them is great (Bluetooth isn't finicky, they fit in helmet, 10h battery, the buttons are intuitive and easy to use with gloves, etc.)  ...  "
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" ...  I use these with my WildOutfitters Drift helmet and they are a perfect fit.  ...  "
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" ...  and how they fit in to ear pads.  ...  "
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" ...  The cord is long enough to span the back of my helmet, the speakers fit well in the space provided in the ear flaps and provides no additional pressure on the ears.  ...  "
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" ...  - No more worries about my AirPods falling out, especially when taking off and adjusting my helmet. ... - Fit’s like a glove in my Wildhorn drift helmet.  ...  "
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" ...  And it does fit into the helmet well, cord is long enough, you just have to figure out how it's supposed to be installed, cord goes low across the back of the helmet all tucked in the liner.  ...  "
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" ...  Fit in to my Wildhorn helmet with ease.  ...  "
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" ...  They are a great size and should fit in most helmets.  ...  "
Battery Life
 22
battery, charge, days, day, charged
+95%
-5%
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" ...  The battery life is good.  ...  "
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" ...  plus the battery life last the entire ski day.  ...  "
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" ...  The extra piece that made me give 5 stars was that the battery came charged 100% on arrival!  ...  "
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" ...  Even the battery life and controls are great.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is great through my Scott XL helmet and battery life has been amazing. ... I can use for 2 days straight without charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is better than I expected 2 days of skiing using it for most of both days 6+ hours each day didn’t need to charge it once.  ...  "
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" ...  I like how it tells you the battery life when you turn them on .  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound and lasting battery. ... I recently spent 3 half days on the slopes and my battery level was still at 75% when I was done.  ...  "
Controls
 21
button, volume, pause, gloves, song
+90%
-10%
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" ...  controls are intuitive and I LOVE not having to mess with a chord!!  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality for music is great and I like that I can skip songs and control the volume without taking off a glove.  ...  "
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" ...  Device Controls are adequate. ... Play/Pause/Power are all easy to use while on the lift without taking off gloves. ... I found volume/advance song much harder to use.  ...  "
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" ...  The buttons on the side are super easy to hit with gloves on and without.  ...  "
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" ...  Volume, Skip and pause worked great.  ...  "
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" ...  All I have to do is double-press the large button, and then it’s all “OK Google” voice commands from there.  ...  "
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" ...  buttons but the right large was great for pausing music while on the lift.  ...  "
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" ...  The buttons are huge and easily accessible in my Giro 9 helmet without taking my gloves off.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 18
easy to use, controls, use, super, sound
+100%
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" ...  The buttons on the side are super easy to hit with gloves on and without.  ...  "
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" ...  They were super user friendly. ... Very easy to use once in the helmet.  ...  "
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" ...  Unlike some other headphones I was looking at, the controls are easy to locate and use. ... Pairing was easy and the sound quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is great and is easy to operate. ... Easy access to Google Assistant was nice to have and the ability to take calls was awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Although, I have found that I use Siri more often since it is easy to access, great way to ask for the time.  ...  "
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" ...  But pairing with an iphone is SUPER easy and fast, and I only had to pair the first time.  ...  "
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" ...  I loved how easy it was to pause when on the lift so I could chat with my friends.  ...  "
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" ...  Device Controls are adequate.  ...  "
Call quality
 14
phone, music, answer, still hear, skiing
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Being on the slopes without having to remove my gloves to answer the phone or call my buddies is pretty awesome!  ...  "
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" ...  Voice calls were clear.  ...  "
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" ...  You can hear music and make/receive calls easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy access to Google Assistant was nice to have and the ability to take calls was awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the slopes when you have to answer business calls. ... Music sounds great ( i like to hear what’s around me so i don’t listen that much).  ...  "
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" ...  They have big, responsive buttons to control the volume, skip music and answer phone calls.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these for a simple solution to be able to listen to music & take calls while dirtbiking, snowmobiling, and riding my street bike. ... They’ve got easy side controls for answering calls, and adjusting volume, but I usually Just control this from my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  The device also features a built in Mic for phone calls but I did not make or receive any call to test this.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 13
pairing, helmet, easy, bluetooth headphones, well
+100%
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" ...  Bluetooth is a breeze to connect and stays connected.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall the system works well, sounds as good as the chips and has great Bluetooth connection.  ...  "
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" ...  Never bought a BT device that was easier to pair .  ...  "
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" ...  Pairs well and after you get used to them, easy to answer your phone.  ...  "
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" ...  These are the best Bluetooth headphones for my snowboard helmet that I have found.  ...  "
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" ...  Besides pairing via bluetooth, I also had to set it up as a trusted device in the Smart Lock menu on my Android phone in order to read incoming messages  ...  "
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" ...  Bluetooth connected instantly and the voice response is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Pairing was easy and the sound quality is good.  ...  "
Volume
 12
loud, volume setting, sound, song, plenty
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Easy to change song and volume, turn off and on, tells you how much charge is left!  ...  "
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" ...  Had plenty of volume for me, too.  ...  "
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" ...  It paired easily with my Pixel 2, and I could still hear my buddy pretty well with the sound on lower levels.  ...  "
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" ...  As a side note I usually listen to music at my phones lowest volume setting. ... I found volume/advance song much harder to use.  ...  "
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" ...  These seem to sound great, will get plenty loud and made well.  ...  "
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" ...  Customers who’ve complained about the volume must be deaf because these are plenty loud and I like my music cranking when I’m blasting down the slopes. ... In addition, I can now hear my friends on the lift and listen to music on a lower volume setting.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear, loud, and controls are great.  ...  "
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" ...  The volume is good enough through the helmet's pads and a thin balaclava.  ...  "
Price
 12
reviews, product, money, value, recommend
+100%
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" ...  Overall I would recommend them for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  These far exceeded expectations!  ...  "
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" ...  I decided to try these because of price and some reviews stating they were a great value.  ...  "
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" ...  Good buy for the money for sure  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is decent but could be better for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I ended up going with these because I couldn’t pass up the price tag and it had decent reviews. ... I feel like for the price I paid, I got the same thing as all those $130 speakers that pretty much have the same, if not worse reviews.  ...  "
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" ...  First, the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product and value.  ...  "
Charging
 10
charged, battery, run, power, much
+70%
-30%
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" ...  I charged it every night anyhow.  ...  "
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" ...  I can use for 2 days straight without charge.  ...  "
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" ...  It would make charging much easier, be more durable and double as a backup way to use the speakers with my power bank when they run out of charge.  ...  "
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" ...  The extra piece that made me give 5 stars was that the battery came charged 100% on arrival!  ...  "
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" ...  they have battery life for days, literally, I can charge them every 2-3 days on the mountain.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 9
pairing, paired, spotify, read, pair
+100%
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" ...  Have had no problem at all connecting to a Samsung Galaxy S7.  ...  "
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" ...  But pairing with an iphone is SUPER easy and fast, and I only had to pair the first time.  ...  "
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" ...  Well, it's already paired so hardware should know that.  ...  "
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" ...  Connecting these headphones to my phone was SO easy and all the commands are simple and easy to figure out.  ...  "
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" ...  Besides pairing via bluetooth, I also had to set it up as a trusted device in the Smart Lock menu on my Android phone in order to read incoming messages  ...  "
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" ...  Pairs well and after you get used to them, easy to answer your phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I have several Bluetooth/Wireless audio devices and find these to be a great addition.  ...  "
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" ...  Never bought a BT device that was easier to pair .  ...  "
For Running
 5
work, helmet, sound, smith vantage helmet, smith
+100%
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" ...  Sound good enough for the type of listening I am doing while snowboarding in a helmet.  ...  "
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" ...  These headphones work great in a Smith ski/snowboard helmet.  ...  "
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" ...  My goal was to simplify communication with others while on the slopes, and these headphones are exactly what I was looking for.  ...  "
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" ...  These headphones work great with my Smith Vantage helmet.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 5
+80%
-20%
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" ...  these worked very well for that.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using these for about a month in Alaska, and I'm impressed.  ...  "
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" ...  I chose these as a replacement for a few reasons.  ...  "
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" ...  If I have any problems I will update after this weekend.  ...  "
Build Quality
 5
like, helmets, ski, helmet, case
+40%
-60%
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" ...  They are so thick!  ...  "
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" ...  At 1st I didn't like them in my old helmet because earpads are very thick.  ...  "
For Travel
 4
trip, helmet, headphones, got, work
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I bought these for a ski trip to CO.  ...  "
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" ...  These headphones work great in a Smith ski/snowboard helmet.  ...  "
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" ...  I used these headphones for the first time this skiing weekend.  ...  "
Bass
 4
headphone
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Nice bass and overall sound.  ...  "
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" ...  The only things that would make them better is if the cord connecting them was an inch longer, and if they had more bass.  ...  "
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" ...  The results were phenomenal the bass and the clarity of sound was perfect.  ...  "
Cables
 4
cord, cable, short, longer, wear
+25%
-75%
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" ...  And to make it worse, the cord between the speakers is so short that I can adjust them to a more comfortable position.  ...  "
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" ...  The wire from earpiece to earpiece is too short!  ...  "
Size
 4
carrying, helmets, fit
+100%
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" ...  The only reason i gave 4 stars is the size.  ...  "
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" ...  They are a great size and should fit in most helmets.  ...  "
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" ...  The carrying case is pretty sleek too.  ...  "
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" ...  They aren't too bulky.  ...  "
Noise Cancellation
 3
noise, hear, sound, lift, fit
+67%
-33%
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" ...  - Sound is better in my opinion and I can hear more ambient noises and still chat on the lift.  ...  "
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" ...  and they fit close enough to my ears where I can Still hear everything over the road/wind noise.  ...  "
Software Platform
 3
easy, access, use, pairing, internet
+100%
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" ...  Although, I have found that I use Siri more often since it is easy to access, great way to ask for the time.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy access to Google Assistant was nice to have and the ability to take calls was awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  All I have to do is double-press the large button, and then it’s all “OK Google” voice commands from there.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 3
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Went skiing and they would not turn on.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  1.57 meters
Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes 
1.57 meters
SIZE
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