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Otium Wireless Headphones Bluetooth Headphones Best Sports Earbuds IPX7 Waterproof Stereo Earphones for Gym Running 9 Hours Playtime Noise Cancelling Headsets

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2019
8.4
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Sound Quality
 56
headphones, sound quality, music, noise, listening
+98%
-2%
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" ...  The sound quality is good for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is excellent too.  ...  "
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" ...  These headphones are great for working out and provide clear and crisp sound without hearing the noise from your environment.  ...  "
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" ...  - Sound, very good for what you pay for. ... I've tried a lot of different ones and these by far are the cleanest and crisp sounding.  ...  "
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" ...  You are able to go wireless much further than any other set of earbuds I have had before otium have clear crisp sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Headphones are personal--all about fit and sound. ... • As mentioned, pretty good sound, especially at this pricepoint  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is pretty good.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is excellent, YouTube headphone test.  ...  "
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Comfort
 52
ears, comfortable, fit, headphones, stay
+90%
-10%
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" ...  They are the best fitting and most comfortable that I’ve ever owned.  ...  "
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" ...  They come with a set of three soft ear inserts, so size fitting should be easy inside the ears ... • They are secure, staying on my ears while running (though the ear hooks could be a better fit for me).  ...  "
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" ...  They fit perfet into my ears, they are very comfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  The earpieces are comfortable even with my glasses on I'm happy with the sound quality.  ...  "
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" ...  My favorite thing is the wrap around hooks keep them on the ear well.  ...  "
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" ...  The headphones works perfect and very nice fit on my ear.  ...  "
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" ...  I love how it stays in your ear. ... And there are different ear tips to fit your ear canal.  ...  "
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" ...  Comfortable to wear and good sound.  ...  "
Headphones
 38
sound, headphone, earbuds, ear, sound quality
+95%
-5%
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" ...  I absolutely love these headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  The headphones are awesome!!  ...  "
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" ...  I really like these headphones. ... I highly recommend these headphones!  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life on these headphones are amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  These headsets work very well.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had this headset for about 3 weeks now and this for the price this is a decent headset.  ...  "
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" ...  This headphones are great, im surprised by the quality of product ... I just compared to my friend powerbeats 3 and honestely, this otium headphone sound better.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, I am very satisfied with these headphones. ... I really like the hard case that the headphones come in as well. ... These headphones are a good buy and I am very satisfied with my purchase.  ...  "
Battery Life
 33
battery life, hours, charge, lasted, battery lasts
+94%
-6%
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" ...  - Holds a charge for something close to 3 or 4 hours.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery has lasted a few days at a time with use.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life on these headphones are amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  You can talk up to 8 hours, which I will admit I have never tried, and they state that the standby time is close to 220 hours, which is all dependent on usage.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is amazing on these.  ...  "
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" ...  They fully charged in less than one hour and the battery lasted about 8ish hours over the span of one week of use. ... Overall, I would definitely recommend these headphones since the battery lasts long and they are a great value.  ...  "
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" ...  I dont know exactly how long the battery lasted, but it seemed to last a full day of a pretty good amount of use. ... I would estimate around 8 hours of usage per full charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is great and battery life can last all day depending on how you use it.  ...  "
For Running
 30
running, stay, ears, gym, workouts
+100%
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" ...  They stay in while moving too, so good for sports and training.  ...  "
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" ...  I am happy with these headphones they stay connected to my phone immediately with no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  These earbuds are very comfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  Normally Used them to go running or when I am at the gym .  ...  "
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" ...  But for most of us, we just want something to use during a workout so we can listen to music, audiobooks, or podcasts.  ...  "
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" ...  I run with them and they work just fine and fit on my ears snugly.  ...  "
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" ...  These headphones are comfortable, very secure, and have lasted weeks of intense workouts. ... I really recommend giving these headphones a try!  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased these headphones for workouts. ... This is the third pair of workout headphones I have purchased. ... Good balanced sound quality, comfortable to wear, and they stay in my ears during exercises.  ...  "
Fit
 26
ear, ears, stay, headphones, nice
+92%
-8%
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" ...  They fit perfet into my ears, they are very comfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  They comfortably fit my ear, stay in while I run, and have a very sleek design - similar to Beats.  ...  "
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" ...  The earbuds stay in place even when running, and it's nice not having a cord connecting to my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I have no problem exercising with them and they stay in place.  ...  "
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" ...  These headphones work super well and fit my small ears.  ...  "
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" ...  They won't fall off that's for sure.  ...  "
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" ...  They fit me great right out of the box .  ...  "
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" ...  I am happy with these headphones they stay connected to my phone immediately with no issues.  ...  "
Price
 24
quality, headphones, sound, recommend, price point
+92%
-8%
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" ...  These headphones are significantly better than the JBL ones, and 1/3 the price.  ...  "
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" ...  These are great wireless headphones for relatively, little money.  ...  "
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" ...  I believe that for the price, these are undeniably a higher class and quality.  ...  "
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" ...  At this price point for the quality I’m thinking about purchasing more for gifts, that's how much I like them. ... Compared to its high-priced foe it’s an excellent bang for the buck. ... The sound may not be Bose but for the price point and quality of design they are worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  I would totally recommend this headphones for anyone who wants great headphones withouy spending too much money.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, for the price I paid, I am thoroughly impressed with the sound quality, and with the headphones themselves.  ...  "
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" ...  for the price, you can't beat these otiums.  ...  "
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" ...  I never expected to get such a high quality product for the price I paid.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 23
bluetooth headphones, pair, headphones, pairing, connected
+96%
-4%
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" ...  They seem to stay connected to my iPad and iPhone, and if they do “unconnect” you can easily reconnect without having to pair them again. ... I had a pair last year that needed re-pairing to the phone every time I had switched them off.  ...  "
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" ...  they pair w/my phone easier as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Pairing via Bluetooth is simple and straightforward: I connected this headset to my phone, my tablet, and my TV, and each device found the headset on the first try.  ...  "
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" ...  Won’t get a better set of Bluetooth headphones for the price!  ...  "
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" ...  You can coordinate it with devices with bluetooth  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to pair it with multiple devices and was able to switch back and forth I had it paired with an iPhone X and a galaxy s8+.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, I think the Otium Bluetooth headphones are high quality. ... I am considering buying another pair for myself.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is good for the price (~20$), the pairing is very quick (3-4 sec after the 1st pairing).  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 17
pair, headphones, two devices, pairing, straightforward
+100%
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" ...  They seem to stay connected to my iPad and iPhone, and if they do “unconnect” you can easily reconnect without having to pair them again.  ...  "
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" ...  It is entirely possible that it's my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  The headphones were easy to pair and connect with my phone and my laptop. ... I can be sure they are connected instead of only hearing a tone I may miss.  ...  "
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" ...  it is very easy to connect with my phone or my ipod.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise works just fine with my iPhone.  ...  "
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" ...  also you can pair two devices at a time unlike the first gen.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to pair it with multiple devices and was able to switch back and forth I had it paired with an iPhone X and a galaxy s8+.  ...  "
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" ...  I am happy with these headphones they stay connected to my phone immediately with no issues.  ...  "
Bass
 16
headphones, sound quality, sound, rich, mix
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Bass isn't as strong, so you really should look elsewhere (and be prepared to pay a lot more!)  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is surprisingly good.  ...  "
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" ...  but, I found the bass end to be a little stronger than I prefer and I was surprised such a small package could pack such a punch. ... The bass sound was tight and crisp with no rumble or muddiness.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is great although a touch too much base.  ...  "
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" ...  They are good and have a good bass  ...  "
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" ...  And the bass sound is incredible!  ...  "
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" ...  The voices come in clear, and there is a decent amount of bass, which I tend to like.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of bass. ... These headphones are bass-heavy . ... If you're a bass-head, you're going to love these headphones.  ...  "
Charging
 15
charging, headphones, usb, hours, 2 hours
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Long hours of listening on one charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Once these were charged and paired with my phone then the fun began.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was fast, they came nicely packaged with different sized ear buds and a micro USB charger  ...  "
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" ...  They have nice volume levels, they are easy to charge, and come with a nice carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  • There seems to be over-charge protection--I can leave them constantly charging without damage.  ...  "
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" ...  Quality is top notch and they include a nifty carrying case and usb charging cord.  ...  "
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" ...  I charged it for like 30 minutes out the box and it was good to go.  ...  "
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" ...  Charging was pretty quick, which went from 0-100% in about 1 to 2 hours, depending on how you're charging it (wall, direct USB, or battery pack). ... I know how inconspicuous the charging port is, with a rubber flap which will provide some decent water resistance.  ...  "
Call quality
 14
voice, using, person, music, listening to music
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Phone call quality was excellent, with callers commenting that they thought I was on a corded landline phone.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the things I liked was that the person next to me can’t hear the music playing (I tested it with my wife).  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality isn't quite what I would call "audiophile" quality - but overall it's more than adequate for listening to good and clear audio while working out or making/receiving phone calls.  ...  "
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" ...  You're able to receive calls via the headphone, and that works well.  ...  "
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" ...  I spent time on standby and listening to podcasts which were very clear. ... I liked that when powering on/off a voice actually says "powering off/on.  ...  "
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" ...  They have worked really well for listening to music and taking phone calls on.  ...  "
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" ...  Can listen to music and take calls.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone calls were crystal clear and the voice response is a great for hands-free task.  ...  "
Build Quality
 14
plastic, around, comes, shell, feel
+86%
-14%
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" ...  I like how the headphones comes with a case, easy for storage and prevents knots and tangles  ...  "
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" ...  They won't fall off that's for sure.  ...  "
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" ...  • A nice semi-rigid case that you don't have to cram them into--they fit nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  They are inexpensive, comfortable, durable enough for the purpose, and do a decent job with sound.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a round case ... I like that case too.  ...  "
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" ...  The earphone came with a nice black shell case to carry around in pocket/backpacks.  ...  "
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" ...  The headset comes with a decent sturdy case, the shell could have been sturdier, but it does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  The durability appears solid, but I would have to test over multiple months to see the longevity of the product - overall though, I do not see you having any issues with the quality.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 10
use, work, sound, set, instructions
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  It was very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  The headphones are extremely easy to set up and use and all of its functions work great.  ...  "
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" ...  - Connectivity is straightforward and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Ease of use: instructions are very clear.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions were very clear and easy to figure out.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound easy to link.  ...  "
Controls
 8
power button, buttons, button, music, controls
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  They also come with battery, so you can use them right away, and they have convenient volume buttons on the side and an power button that turns on/off your music.  ...  "
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" ...  Features: The headset features 3 buttons for various controls:  ...  "
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" ...  The design is sleek and it took me a few seconds to find where the power button was.  ...  "
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" ...  - Controls are solid and arranged on the earbud (this assistants hugely with activities, for instance, running).  ...  "
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" ...  You hold the power button down for a total of eight seconds to pair to your phone. ... You can also transfer/pause/play audio with the power button. ... The volume controls allow you to mute the microphone/turn up and down the volume and move forward/reverse audio tracks that you are listening to. ... ), and I keep forgetting that it will skip to the next song or go back to the previous song.  ...  "
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" ...  If it were anywhere but my ear I probably wouldn't worry but since it is the pressure to actually press the button and have it work actually hurts (I have to grasp the headphone itself, Then press the button which takes pressure off of my ear).  ...  "
Volume
 7
good, sound, loud, little, getting
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The quality of sound is good and the low range is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  The other thing I really liked was how well it sits in the ear to cancel out noise from around you - this makes for loud and clear audio.  ...  "
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" ...  I could listen fairly loudly and there was no leakage of sound to disturb those around me!  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is good and loud enough  ...  "
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" ...  The volume sounds pretty good at different levels  ...  "
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" ...  the battery is also improved from last gen and I have no trouble getting 8 hours with high volume.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 7
year, pair, working, time, difference
+100%
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" ...  I have been using these for around a month now and i love them!  ...  "
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" ...  But as long as they keep working after I’ve swum in them, I’ll be happy. ... I had a pair last year that needed re-pairing to the phone every time I had switched them off.  ...  "
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" ...  Used for 2 weeks at work.  ...  "
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" ...  I will update later to see how long it will last.  ...  "
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" ...  After a month of use I got rid of those.  ...  "
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" ...  (4-5 months) They worked very well so I ordered another backup set.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had these headphones for one month now and they are great.  ...  "
Noise Cancellation
 6
outside, feature, canceling, sound, pretty
+100%
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" ...  Passive sound isolation works pretty well  ...  "
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" ...  These headphones are labeled as noise canceling, which I suppose is true in the same way ALL in-ear headphones are noise canceling, meaning it's more like noise suppression since it completely covers your ear. ... It does a pretty decent job blocking out NYC subway noises.  ...  "
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" ...  Outside noise limitation is fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  Wish list: noise canceling feature  ...  "
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" ...  I love how well they cancel outside noise.  ...  "
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" ...  The earbuds allow a for some noise isolation – another great feature!  ...  "
Cables
 6
charging cable, wire, neck, included, version
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  The earbuds stay in place even when running, and it's nice not having a cord connecting to my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Quality is top notch and they include a nifty carrying case and usb charging cord.  ...  "
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" ...  When not in use, draping the cord around the back of your neck works great because the headphones have just enough weight to keep the set from slipping during most activities.  ...  "
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" ...  included in the case are the headphones, a charging cable, a small cable clasp and three sets of earplugs of varying sizes.  ...  "
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" ...  I think the newer version looks quite similar to the earlier model but the cord on my earlier version was black and is now red.  ...  "
As Gift
 5
gift
+100%
comment
" ...  We got these for our granddaughter for an early Christmas gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this as a gift for my hubby, he absolutely loves them!!  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, for $23 this is a good stocking stuffer or item to give to kids.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be purchasing an additional pair as a gift for my dad.  ...  "
Cover
 5
nice, came, carrying
+100%
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" ...  It even came with a carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  The carrying case the package came with is a bonus and an extremely nice touch as I carry the headphones in my purse when they're not in use and they could become damaged in the bottomless pit that is my handbag.  ...  "
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" ...  nice carrying case comes with.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the audio that they give you a free carrying bag for them.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 5
would, withstand, waterproof, sweat, shower
+100%
comment
" ...  Some people seem to think that “waterproof” means you can listen to music underwater.  ...  "
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" ...  • They do seem sweat-proof at the gym  ...  "
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" ...  The material used on the earpiece is soft and doesn’t irritate when you sweat.  ...  "
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" ...  Situations it cannot withstand when it comes to water is swimming or any type of watersports, which makes perfect sense.  ...  "
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" ...  I have used these in the gym while sweating profusely and even in the shower with no problems whatsoever.  ...  "
Design
 5
soft, rubber, red, nice, fit
+100%
comment
" ...  • A nice semi-rigid case that you don't have to cram them into--they fit nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  The design of the headset is soft rubber that makes it feel and look sleek.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a round case ... I bought the red and black one  ...  "
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" ...  everything has a soft touch rubber feel and the materials used also feel very premium.  ...  "
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" ...  I think the newer version looks quite similar to the earlier model but the cord on my earlier version was black and is now red.  ...  "
Setup
 4
easy, work, suggest, set, clear
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  The instructions were very clear and easy to figure out.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions were easy to follow and pairing was a breeze.  ...  "
Network
 4
range, issues, feet, connection, started
+100%
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" ...  Never had an issue and range is as pitched at 30+ feet.  ...  "
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" ...  Signal strength had no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  The connection distance is very good (in line of sight >20ft), with 1wall in between, ~10ft).  ...  "
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" ...  The tablet was in the house. ... I was able to go 50 feet way from the tablet and still stay connected.  ...  "
Size
 4
shell, pocket, around
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  The earphone came with a nice black shell case to carry around in pocket/backpacks.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the carrying case with the clip which will make them very easy to travel with!  ...  "
For Travel
 3
take, home, sound, noise, music
+100%
comment
" ...  I have wore them for 2-3 hour plane rides without any discomfort.  ...  "
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" ...  This is probably the best pair of headphones I’ve ever owned or used, I use them at the gym, going to school, traveling or even just relaxing at home.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve used it to listen to music during outdoor activities and listening to my online classes when I take the bus home, so the sound cancellation is good meaning It keeps outside noise out. ... Can’t wait to take these on my next flight.  ...  "
For Kids
 3
plastic, cord
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Got these for my teenage son, he really likes them and he said they work great.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, for $23 this is a good stocking stuffer or item to give to kids.  ...  "
Frequencies
 3
lows, decent, rich, music, mix
+100%
comment
" ...  Mid-ranges are very good, and uppers are also pretty good.  ...  "
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" ...  With spoken word, which does require decent highs, I think these earbuds hit the mark pretty well. ... However If you're listening to music that requires a decent mix of highs, mids, and lows, you might feel disappointed.  ...  "
Band
 3
running, plastic, around
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  They fell off.  ...  "
Returns
 3
-100%
comment
" ...  Can I have a refund?  ...  "
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" ...  I just requested a return.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned the headphones for a refund.  ...  "
Delivery
 3
headphones
+100%
comment
" ...  It arrived very quickly, was packed very well and everything about it is high quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery: very fast  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was fast (I received the headphones in two days), and the next morning opened up my shipment to try the headphones out.  ...  "
Storage
 3
fit
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  They fit me great right out of the box .  ...  "
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" ...  Upon opening, everything was neatly packaged, and there was no damage to any of the inner contents.  ...  "

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