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SONY WH 1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset International Version Seller Warrant Black

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Sound
 162
cancelling, cancellation, canceling, sound quality, volume
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Excellent noise cancelling, and battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m using this headphone with IPhone, and volume level is 2-4.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved that I can wire it and use it in airplanes, because that’s where you use noise canceling headphones the most.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound cancelling technology is so good it is almost scary.  ...  "
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" ...  I usually have trouble studying because of noise and these headphones came in perfect timing for midterms because I was able to sit in the noisy part of the library and not be distracted at all.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my first pair of noise cancellation headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  Also very effective in eliminating the hum of an office building (A/C noise and such).  ...  "
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" ...  My brother recommended these as he said the adaptive noise cancelling kicked the s**t out of anything else in this price range.  ...  "
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Sound / Noise Cancellation
 156
cancelling, cancellation, canceling, sound quality, cancelation
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Great pair of headphones, excellent noise canceling capability, decent sound, nice build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The noise cancelling works great for me since I live on top of a busy intersection in LA.  ...  "
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" ...  Noise cancellation is amazing as is the sound quality.  ...  "
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" ...  NC works perfectly and reduces the surrounding noise as if you're not there.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my first pair of noise cancellation headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  The noise cancelling is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  these are my first noise cancelling headphones so i'm no expert, but they do very well eliminating low frequency noises to virtually zero.  ...  "
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" ...  Noise cancelling works like a charm.  ...  "
Body
 127
head, ears, headphones, wearing, comfort
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Fits well and does not strain even if worn for long periods of time.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved this pair of headphones i ended buying for both me and my wife.  ...  "
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" ...  The headphones are a completely new experience, like nothing i ever had.  ...  "
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" ...  And the guy that approved the guy who thought the cord of 2” was a good idea should also be fired! ... Why a 2” charging cord? ... Sony should reinvent this idea of a 2” cord and make it at least 3ft and give the new charge cord FREE to those that have purchased these earphones! ... The charge cord is actually a real funny joke!  ...  "
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" ...  also, they look great and nicely seats on top of the head :)  ...  "
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" ...  I am not the best judge of hi-fi quality sound, given that my ears are not the most trained.  ...  "
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" ...  Best headset I ever owned!  ...  "
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" ...  These are a bit more comfortable, and the sound is superb.  ...  "
Body / Comfort
 104
head, ears, wearing, headphones, comfort
+83%
-17%
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" ...  the headset is pretty light. ... (especially when you have a bigger head :) )  ...  "
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" ...  I had a pair of the original Bose Quiet Comfort headphones. ... Generally, the comfort is quite good. ... These are heavier than my original Quiet Comfort, but not fatiguingly so. ... Also, the ear pieces completely surround my ears quite well and the material used for the ear pieces and headband is almost luxurious.  ...  "
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" ...  The material around the muffs is so soft and supple.  ...  "
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" ...  Put a lot of research into the top 5 over-the-ear headphones before buying these.  ...  "
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" ...  It warms your ears when it's cold outside!  ...  "
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" ...  Musically they are great and comfortable enough to wear all day !  ...  "
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" ...  The 1000XM3 is lighter and that adds to the comfort, but I prefer thicker ear pads for my ear shape and head size.  ...  "
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" ...  The cups feel differently on the head, a little firmer, but are still super comfortable. ... They feel lighter too.  ...  "
Usage
 53
controls, volume, touch controls, touch, calls
+70%
-30%
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" ...  I listen to songs I've been listening to for over 20 years and hear parts I never knew were there !  ...  "
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" ...  Hand gestures that can be used for volume, navigation and quieting the headphones is on point and very useful.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to link and listen, no issues at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, they are easy to clean. ... Make sure you read how to pair them with multiple devices, it’s easy.  ...  "
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" ...  IMO, you’re better off changing the volume or music track on your media device.  ...  "
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" ...  The ap gives you ability to modify the setting headphone settings.  ...  "
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" ...  Invisible controls on right ear phone too easy to accidentally activate.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using these for conference calls and the mic is clear and the noise canceling helps drown out background noise.  ...  "
Price
 35
price, money, worth the price, worth every penny, value
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Just the same that cost $100 extras  ...  "
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" ...  These were well worth the investment.  ...  "
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" ...  the PRICE is unbelievable and great value!  ...  "
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" ...  You save extra bucks  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every dollar.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is excellent for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Either way, still worth buying.  ...  "
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" ...  But these were so well worth ever penny  ...  "
Usage / Controls
 27
volume, touch controls, touch, buttons, pause
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Was frustrated with the controls at first but after a bit of training I enjoy the experience more than fumbling for little buttons.  ...  "
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" ...  Additionally I was a skeptic when it came to the touch controls on these, but I immediately became a fan!  ...  "
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" ...  Also, Sony has a slightly better sound quality, and wider variety of controls.  ...  "
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" ...  But I do use the other touch controls (volume, skip track, pause/play).  ...  "
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" ...  Touch controls are a nice feature  ...  "
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" ...  Touch controls work well and the call sound and mic are amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  I prefer the Sony's controls.  ...  "
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" ...  The equalizer and ambient sound controls that come with the app provide a lot of options.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 25
month, 4, weeks, started, issues
+56%
-44%
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" ...  They have served very well for many years.  ...  "
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" ...  They work great no issues  ...  "
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" ...  I've been on the hunt for perfect headphone for a few months.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the best present I’ve bought myself this year!  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased these about a month ago and tested them in many different environments.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the best purchase I have made in years.  ...  "
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" ...  4.9/5 after a month of use.  ...  "
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" ...  These are the best headphones I've ever owned, and I've had a lot over the years.  ...  "
Connectivity / Device Compatibility
 21
device, bluetooth, devices, multiple devices, one device
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The google assistant and Alexa support is nice but you have to give up a button function if you want to use it.  ...  "
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" ...  Switching between devices is tedious but very doable with a little patience.  ...  "
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" ...  I love these headphones and they would be perfect if they could sync to multiple devices.  ...  "
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" ...  It supports it, somewhat, in a hobbled fashion, you can have one device set for ohone calls puck up, and thenither for medianto the.  ...  "
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" ...  Make sure you read how to pair them with multiple devices, it’s easy.  ...  "
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" ...  They both connect equally well to my PC and Phone,tablets.  ...  "
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" ...  It supports it, somewhat, in a hobbled fashion, you can have one device set for ohone calls puck up, and thenither for medianto the.  ...  "
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" ...  Just one question, how can I both connect my computer and my phone as the headphone connecting devices? ... If I want to add another as the bluetooth connecting device, what I can do is to remove the connect with the previous device (not disconnect but totally remove it), but I think it says it can connect multiple devices, right?  ...  "
Connectivity
 21
device, bluetooth, devices, multiple devices, one device
+62%
-38%
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" ...  They both connect equally well to my PC and Phone,tablets.  ...  "
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" ...  Eventually you’ll figure out the easiest way to do this is to simply turn the volume down from your phone or Bluetooth device instead of the headphone.  ...  "
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" ...  Just one question, how can I both connect my computer and my phone as the headphone connecting devices? ... If I want to add another as the bluetooth connecting device, what I can do is to remove the connect with the previous device (not disconnect but totally remove it), but I think it says it can connect multiple devices, right?  ...  "
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" ...  Finally, I'd read that some people had problems pairing these to multiple devices. ... I have them paired to a Samsung Note 8 and an iPad Pro and didn't have any problems switching between devices.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes it so much more convenient to field personal and business phone calls from separate devices.  ...  "
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" ...  The google assistant and Alexa support is nice but you have to give up a button function if you want to use it.  ...  "
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" ...  I love these headphones and they would be perfect if they could sync to multiple devices.  ...  "
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" ...  It supports it, somewhat, in a hobbled fashion, you can have one device set for ohone calls puck up, and thenither for medianto the.  ...  "
Usage / Calling
 20
calls, phone calls, noise, call, block
+65%
-35%
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" ...  It supports it, somewhat, in a hobbled fashion, you can have one device set for ohone calls puck up, and thenither for medianto the. ... And also, the mic, us as good as useless for phone calls  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these to block out a co-worker but I could still hear her shrill, high pitched voice from across the room and through a door.  ...  "
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" ...  Touch controls work well and the call sound and mic are amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  I have tried about every brand of high end headphones that offer the ability to make calls and this is my favorite.  ...  "
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" ...  It supports it, somewhat, in a hobbled fashion, you can have one device set for ohone calls puck up, and thenither for medianto the. ... And also, the mic, us as good as useless for phone calls  ...  "
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" ...  I did extensive research on my headphones to be honest if you’re making phone calls go with the Bose 35 but as for everything else the Sony WH 1000 xM3 rule period and I saved $100 buying from Amazon and they where brand new I ALWAYS check Amazon first  ...  "
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" ...  Makes it so much more convenient to field personal and business phone calls from separate devices.  ...  "
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" ...  I listen to songs I've been listening to for over 20 years and hear parts I never knew were there !  ...  "
Body / Build Quality
 20
material, loose, headband, durable, construction
+70%
-30%
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" ...  It came in perfect condition, only without the charger and the carrying case but well, well worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  4- Comes with a very durable hard case for protection.  ...  "
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" ...  - Construction appears to be more solid and put together.  ...  "
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" ...  -Build Quality: No complaints here. ... Lightweight yet feels very durable.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels like I am at the concert  ...  "
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" ...  I love the case that comes with.  ...  "
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" ...  Carrying case is really sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  The material around the muffs is so soft and supple.  ...  "
Service
 17
delivery, replacement, product, fast, tried
+53%
-47%
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" ...  Loved and wanted them ever since i tried them in a store a while go, delivery was fast in like 4 working days, which is impressive considering the current global pandemic.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was on time and product package was in good condition.  ...  "
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" ...  the order went thru no problem, and they arrived when promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Now it just sits in a box.  ...  "
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" ...  Just as good as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Fast delivery, no problems at all.  ...  "
Usage / Ease of Use
 11
easy to use, issues, instruction, forward, backward
+91%
-9%
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" ...  An easy five stars!  ...  "
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" ...  Invisible controls on right ear phone too easy to accidentally activate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to link and listen, no issues at all.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the sound and the convenience since they are wireless-very easy to wear and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, they are easy to clean. ... Make sure you read how to pair them with multiple devices, it’s easy.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm pleasantly surprised that these are so well-designed and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  the sound quality is great, fits comfortably and easy to use.  ...  "
Body / Design
 11
looking, look, design, though, silver
+100%
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" ...  Though if you're concerned about looks, go with the black version.  ...  "
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" ...  the black color looks awesome, and i love the overall design, great product  ...  "
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" ...  Very nice, subtle looking cans with a handy carrying case and folding feature  ...  "
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" ...  I love the case that comes with.  ...  "
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" ...  I have tried the Bose as well and besides the design - they weren't that different.  ...  "
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" ...  The beats a cool looking but these are just better all around.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels like I am at the concert  ...  "
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" ...  Her Beats do last longer and look nicer though.  ...  "
Body / Cable
 11
headphones, cord, charge cord, short, charging cable
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Nice sound with the Bluetooth and even better sound with the cable.  ...  "
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" ...  Headset came with a very short charging cable, but a charging cable nonetheless.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise they sync well and quickly, battery life is tremendous, and can use if battery is dead with 3.5mm cable.  ...  "
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" ...  Have to buy a cable with mic yourself.  ...  "
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" ...  And the guy that approved the guy who thought the cord of 2” was a good idea should also be fired! ... Why a 2” charging cord? ... Sony should reinvent this idea of a 2” cord and make it at least 3ft and give the new charge cord FREE to those that have purchased these earphones! ... The charge cord is actually a real funny joke!  ...  "
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" ...  They worked like a charm -- I had no problems hooking up to the video screen thru the included accessory cable and, for once, was able to watch movies at the *lowest* volume setting.  ...  "
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" ...  I used the included cable to listen to the seat back entertainment (until United had a problem and none of our row had any entertainment!)  ...  "
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" ...  - Improved case: place to store aux cable.  ...  "
Sound / Volume
 10
loud, hear, volumes, swipes, still hear
+60%
-40%
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" ...  They perfectly drown out noisy NYC neighbors + people on the street!  ...  "
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" ...  These types of memories last only a few seconds, so you’re going to forget numerous times how to lower the volume with using your fingers. ... Eventually you’ll figure out the easiest way to do this is to simply turn the volume down from your phone or Bluetooth device instead of the headphone.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m using this headphone with IPhone, and volume level is 2-4.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these to block out a co-worker but I could still hear her shrill, high pitched voice from across the room and through a door.  ...  "
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" ...  However, I recently bought a house with my girlfriend which already had my dream in place—small music studio and home theater rooms in the basement.  ...  "
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" ...  However, I recently bought a house with my girlfriend which already had my dream in place—small music studio and home theater rooms in the basement.  ...  "
Service / Returns
 8
replacement, tried, reseller, back, amazon customer service
-100%
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" ...  I had to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  However, their low adaptability is why I'm most likely going to be returning them.  ...  "
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" ...  I will return.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried contacting the reseller and no response.  ...  "
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" ...  Seller will not take it as a return.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to return because it didn't state for iPhone only  ...  "
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" ...  As a result I talk to Amazon customer service, only after that they vaguely responded that, they are sorry and I should proceed with refund or replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Lo and behold, that's coincided with the end of my return period!  ...  "
Service / Delivery
 7
product, fast, seller
+100%
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" ...  Loved and wanted them ever since i tried them in a store a while go, delivery was fast in like 4 working days, which is impressive considering the current global pandemic.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was on time and product package was in good condition.  ...  "
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" ...  the order went thru no problem, and they arrived when promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Now it just sits in a box.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast delivery, no problems at all.  ...  "

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