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COWIN HE5A Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Bluetooth Headphones Wireless Headphones Stereo Earbuds with Mic Bluetooth 4 2 Sports Neckband Headset 8 Hrs Playtime Black

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
5.9
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Review Summary - 44 recent, verified reviews

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Sound Quality
 20
sound quality, noise, music, earbuds, good
+80%
-20%
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" ...   I was pretty impressed with these as they have great overall sound quality. ... The peak volume level is loud enough to jam out to all of your music and the noise canceling work well too.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall they sound great and I'm very happy with the purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  They sound like they would be expensive headphones, but they're so affordable.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is excellent in my opinion, but I must say I am no expert.  ...  "
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" ...  I've tried so many headphones, this one is the winning in terms of quality  ...  "
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" ...  Qualities - Solid, good battery, great sound, eliminates the gym sounds while allowing me to hear 'just enough' outside noise to be present.  ...  "
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" ...  I love how easy it was to connect to my phone, turn on and off and the quality of the sound the speakers produce.  ...  "
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" ...  The active noise reduction is amazing - as good, if not better, than my big Bose 35 headset. ... The sound is clear, even at low levels, which I can use, now that the background noise is just gone.  ...  "
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Noise Cancellation
 15
cancellation, active, noise cancelling, earbuds, works
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Noise Cancellation is awesome for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  The peak volume level is loud enough to jam out to all of your music and the noise canceling work well too.  ...  "
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" ...  Hard to tell the difference when using noise canceling function, but overall works.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been a Cowin fan for a while, and thought I would try the HE5A Noise Cancelling Headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  The feature I like and love the most is their ANC "Active Noise Cancellation" and it works like a charm.  ...  "
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" ...  The active noise reduction is amazing - as good, if not better, than my big Bose 35 headset.  ...  "
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" ...  The noise cancellation works, but it is a more subtle effect than with regular headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  Product sounds good and the noise cancellation is good when it works, but the product is not sweatproof. ... My first pair the Active Noise Cancelling stopped working within a month.  ...  "
Comfort
 12
ear, neck, headset, good, band
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The magnets on the back of the earbuds are convenient and help with keeping the headphones in place and not getting tangled up with anything else.  ...  "
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" ...  They were very comfortable, sound was great and batter life was good.  ...  "
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" ...  Fit - The default ear-cap size was just right for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Comfort - I am very happy to have this opportunity to experience such a good product.  ...  "
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" ...  They fit around your kneck, have a magnetic component to the earpieces that allow them to stay on your kneck and not fall off.  ...  "
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" ...  If you compare the other ear pieces that I had and believe me I did have many, if the other part did anything it would kill your ear literally hurt it.  ...  "
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" ...  Listening to music for just a few minutes caused me ear fatigue. ... Connecting to these headphones was easy, the headset felt comfortable on my neck, and the stock ear-buds fit me fine and were comfortable (in the short time tested).  ...  "
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" ...  I ended up with the Sennheiser HD1's and while a little bulky, they work great.  ...  "
Price
 8
worth, price, get
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I liked the price.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a high cost-performance product.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price I will buy these over and over.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are using it just for music you can't really go wrong, have to spend double to get much better.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm so glad I did, worth the money! ... Worth every penny.  ...  "
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" ...  Like I said, value for money.  ...  "
Battery Life
 7
battery, life, hours, playtime, headphones
+43%
-57%
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" ...  The past 24 hours it won't pair at all even when fully charged.  ...  "
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" ...  Charge for 8 hours last for two hours and goes down hill from there.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is way lower than advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  I had to charge these headphones every day, after less than 2 hours of playtime.  ...  "
Headphones
 6
earbuds, e7, cowin, anc, worse
+100%
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" ...  Love these headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  Got these to go with my new iPhone (no headphone jack :( ) Took them on a trip to London and they worked great.  ...  "
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" ...  I've tried so many headphones, this one is the winning in terms of quality  ...  "
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" ...  I LOVE these earbuds.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this headphones from Cowin based on my previous wonderful experience with their E7 headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  I got these because I was so impressed with the Cowin E7 regular headphones.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 5
multiple, good, easy, devices
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I also had Bluetooth that cost as much as 120 that did not perform as good as these.  ...  "
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" ...  Pairs easily with multiple devices.  ...  "
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" ...  For me the bluetooth thing is most important. ... The HE5A does the pairing quick and easy.  ...  "
Fit
 5
kneck, cover
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Love the magnetic buds.  ...  "
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" ...  The magnets on the back of the earbuds are convenient and help with keeping the headphones in place and not getting tangled up with anything else.  ...  "
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" ...  Fit - The default ear-cap size was just right for me.  ...  "
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" ...  They fit around your kneck, have a magnetic component to the earpieces that allow them to stay on your kneck and not fall off.  ...  "
For Travel
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Got these to go with my new iPhone (no headphone jack :( ) Took them on a trip to London and they worked great.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect travel earphones.  ...  "
For Running
 3
headset, anc
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I exchanged for a new pair, and I am having issues with the headset after less than a week, all because sweat gets into the charging port area.  ...  "
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" ...  The COWIN HE5A earbuds have very little ANC. ... I would not recommend these earbuds and have returned them.  ...  "
Bass
 3
sound quality, instruments, heavy, headphones, guitar
+100%
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" ...  A little bass heavy but overall good sound.  ...  "
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" ...  For a small pair of earbuds these headphones have really good sound quality and bass.  ...  "
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" ...  They're pretty heavy on the bass and it bleeds slightly into the mids & highs but it's not too overbearing.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 3
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I'm on week two and 9 times out of 10 it won't pair with my device. ... Very disappointed at the short life.  ...  "
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" ...  However, after 3 months the right bud crackles and I can now only use the left one.  ...  "
Marketplace
 3
never
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I've never returned anything in my life and I've never left an amazon review.  ...  "
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" ...  They are garbage.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 3
sound, multiple, love, easy, devices
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Pairs easily with multiple devices.  ...  "
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" ...  I love how easy it was to connect to my phone, turn on and off and the quality of the sound the speakers produce.  ...  "
Call quality
 3
phone, hear, barely, also
-100%
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" ...  Returned after first phone call  ...  "
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" ...  When you press the ANC button, you will not hear much difference.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is so unnatural that I couldn't even recognize longtime friends' voices on phone calls! ... And they reported that they could barely hear me.  ...  "
Size
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  My kid used the smaller cap size - and enjoys them, too.  ...  "
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" ...  Appearance- Looks good, easy to carry  ...  "
Charging
 3
playtime, headphones, day, charge
-100%
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" ...  The past 24 hours it won't pair at all even when fully charged.  ...  "
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" ...  Charge for 8 hours last for two hours and goes down hill from there.  ...  "
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" ...  I had to charge these headphones every day, after less than 2 hours of playtime.  ...  "

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Bluetooth:  Yes