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Sonic Handheld Percussion Massage Gun Deep Tissue Massager for Sore Muscle and Stiffness Quiet 5 Speed High Intensity Vibration Quick Rechargeable Device Includes 5 Massage Heads Blue

Last Updated: January 5, 2020 (Refresh Now)
7.5
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
778
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Unverified
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Review Summary - 721 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Comfort
 218
muscles, sore, soreness, muscle, massage gun
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I use it for sore and achy back muscles it is very strong and will do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, it helps my IT band where the foam roller and other massagers failed.  ...  "
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" ...  It helps my entire family with muscle pain and deep tissue knots. ... It also helps my son when he is sore working out after a baseball workout. ... My husband and kids all use it for various aches and pains.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m able to get back in the gym quicker and can recover from soreness much faster. ... Also, I have let my mom use it and she said it has helped tremendously with her neck, lower back, and lower leg pain.  ...  "
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" ...  It's been able to loosen up knots in tough places for me, such as the glute medius and sartorius muscles.  ...  "
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" ...  It has helped me with my lower back and hip pain  ...  "
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" ...  After using the Sonic for about 10 days now, I can actually raise my left arm above my head without it hurting me.  ...  "
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" ...  Great way to relax tight muscles and ease sore spots!  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 80
7, supported, compatible, accessory, work with iphone
+3%
-98%
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" ...  Doesn't work with my iPhone 7 plus  ...  "
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" ...  Adapters worked for a minute or so and then my iPhone 7+ said "Accessory not supported."  ...  "
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" ...  both could not work on my iPhone 8. kept showing this accessory not compatible and could not play music through it.  ...  "
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" ...  Plugged in to my 2013 Jeep Cherokee and dose t work, iPhone 7 Plus  ...  "
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" ...  Did not work with iPhone 7+.  ...  "
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" ...  Does not work with iPhone 8.  ...  "
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" ...  Works for about 45 seconds and then my iPhone X flashes the message, "This accessory is not supported by this iPhone." ... I blame Apple as much as the manufacturer, but it won't work with the iPhone X.  ...  "
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" ...  Isn't compatible with Iphone.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 74
error, compatible, seconds, months, message
+35%
-65%
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" ...  Worst purchase off the year so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunantely, when I tried to use these in my IPhone 7, I recieved an error message after a few minutes stating my device is not compatible with these.  ...  "
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" ...  These do not work with iphone 7, gave compatibility error.  ...  "
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" ...  Adapter broke within a week.  ...  "
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" ...  Neither of mine work.  ...  "
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" ...  Still got the unsupported message.  ...  "
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" ...  still did not work.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought a defective product for 200 dollars+++!!  ...  "
Battery Life
 72
charge, long, battery life, life, gun
+92%
-8%
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" ...  The battery lasts well, as long as you remember to turn it off.  ...  "
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" ...  But even if you don't it's pretty solid to say this is a simple to operate, portable and reliable (battery held up nicely) device to use either as an athlete or "just" as a desktop person who could use a little active release to the tight muscles (and fascia, the connective tissue).  ...  "
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" ...  Ease of use, multiple variable speed, long battery life  ...  "
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" ...  Speed control and battery life are other great functions of this tool.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery is integrated into the removable handle. ... Battery life on all three units is great, but this of course depends on your usage pattern.  ...  "
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" ...  The lights on the back telling you battery time and also the amount of power are great and very helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  It's super easy to use, the battery last quite a bit longer than I was expecting.  ...  "
Build Quality
 65
body, gun, massage, knots, attachments
+74%
-26%
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" ...  It seem to be durable and the variety of attachment is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a cool case so it's easy to store, and to keep everything together.  ...  "
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" ...   Great product to get the knots out and break up fascia.  ...  "
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" ...  sturdy and durable. ... Feels good while using it!  ...  "
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" ...  Also if you you are to tender the ball attachment is good for any real sore spots that could not handle the other attachments.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, it helps my IT band where the foam roller and other massagers failed.  ...  "
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" ...  The gun works very well and seems solidly built.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes in a sturdy case which makes it easy to travel with and store.  ...  "
Price
 56
price, waste of money, worth, waste, buy
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Product is fantastic and rivals if not surpasses percussion guns that are 3x the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Best money I have spent and so worth it. ... It has already paid for itself in the amount of money it is saving me.  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted one of these for a while this one seems to be good quality and worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is outstanding for the price point.  ...  "
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" ...  The product works very very well I have used more expensive ones and this is comparable for half the price.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, this is a great buy. ... I'd recommend this gun for the price, it's a solid buy.  ...  "
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" ...  I was surprised how effect it was for the price  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 49
easy, quiet, use, much, friendly
+96%
-4%
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" ...  So far, it’s extremely easy to use and reduces soreness and tightness with ease.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, a bit large in the hand to hold but a small price to pay for relief.  ...  "
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" ...  doing it on others is easier.  ...  "
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" ...  It's light, easy to hold on too and easy to adjust the speed.  ...  "
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" ...  The massager is easy to use and quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy of use, able to run it for more than 30mins messaging.  ...  "
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" ...  Its very easy to use and very practical.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy instructions Plug and Play!  ...  "
Overall performance
 37
speed, different, attachments, easy, 5
+95%
-5%
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" ...  -Love the different speed options, different muscles and people have different preferences of the speeds.  ...  "
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" ...  The SONIC handheld is amazing, I love that it has 5 speeds. ... The lower speeds are great to have on some muscles groups that are a little more sensitive at first.  ...  "
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" ...  it's actually so quiet too even at the highest speed.  ...  "
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" ...  If you want more speeds and the quietest operation, choose the Sonic X and save over $100 (our choice). ... When you start the gun, it speeds up gradually rather than jumping right to full power.  ...  "
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" ...  Gots multiple speeds and different attachments.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with five attachments and has five speeds, so you can find a combination that works for every muscle group.  ...  "
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" ...  We are still learning about what speeds are best for us as seniors.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s fast and smooth and keep my muscles fresh.  ...  "
For Running
 35
workouts, gym, workout, muscles, sore
+97%
-3%
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" ...  As an example, my calves have always gotten tight from running in vibrams.  ...  "
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" ...  After a hard workout - I love using it.  ...  "
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" ...  Really like how the Sonic is able to get into the muscle tissue and has helped me inprove my run times again.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this every day after my workout.  ...  "
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" ...  wow i never thought this would help as much as it did after a workout.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried the competitor model at the gym which is great - I wasn't sure if this better-priced massage gun would measure up.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve seen a podiatrist, have special inserts, buy good running shoes, use the tennis ball, basically everything that I’m supposed to do with limited success. ... I use it right after I finish a long run, and I haven’t had any foot pain in over a week (a personal record for the last five years).  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great addition to your home gym for muscle recovery and therapy or to your PT, OT, personal training, group exercise, or massage therapy business.  ...  "
Software Platform
 32
message, supported, accessory, compatible, iphone 7
-100%
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" ...  It’s ok I wish it didn’t give me the error but for what it is it’s ok.  ...  "
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" ...  Error given on the phone after 1 minute.  ...  "
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" ...  Within a minute of plugging this into my iPhone 7 I got an error that it is an "unsupported accessory" and the thing quit working.  ...  "
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" ...  Every time I have tried to use them a message pops up on my phone that says "this accessory is not compatible with this iPhone"  ...  "
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" ...  They work for a few minutes then a popup says these are not supported by apple.  ...  "
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" ...  They didn’t work with the new iOS 11.2.6  ...  "
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" ...  Worked for maybe 20 seconds before error message came up.  ...  "
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" ...  Still got the unsupported message.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 28
work, powerful, noise, device, speakers
+82%
-18%
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" ...  It’s also very quiet too, which is important.  ...  "
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" ...  its fairly quiet, not too heavy, good amount of force.  ...  "
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" ...  I loved how quiet it is.  ...  "
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" ...  It's quiet  ...  "
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" ...  it is definitely powerful and relatively quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s really quiet .  ...  "
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" ...  Very quiet massager.  ...  "
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" ...  Quiet motor but pretty powerful, at first it feel too powerful but you get used to it.  ...  "
Size
 27
comes, portable, makes, easy, case
+96%
-4%
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" ...  - Pretty versatile and portable. ... -Comes with a lot of attachments and has a carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, easy to charge, super lightweight, great carrying case to hold everything.  ...  "
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" ...  I bring it everywhere!  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  So far so good, could be a little smaller though!  ...  "
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" ...  Quiet just a little heavy  ...  "
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" ...  I take it everywhere, thanks to the carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  It is basically your personal, portable masseuse.  ...  "
Charging
 24
charged, lasts, charging, battery, long time
+96%
-4%
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" ...  I looked over the gun and saw that the battery had two ways to charge it which make its able to charge in and out of the gun. ... A nice feature so you don't have to wait to charge and use the gun at the same time.  ...  "
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" ...  I've only charged my Sonic once but I've been using it daily for 5 days now on various speed settings, and it is still saying it's fully charged, so the battery life is great.  ...  "
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" ...  We both use it and have only had to charge it once since the initial charge.  ...  "
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" ...  I, as well as my friends, used it it on and off for just over 2 weeks before needing to charge it and all of my friends that have used it have asked me where they could get their own.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast charging and I like the multiple attachments for trouble spots on the muscles  ...  "
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" ...  It charges quickly and both my Crossfit obsessed husband and I love using at the end of a long day.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s super quiet and the charge lasts a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  It goes 20,30,50,80,100% or whatever and even if its fully charged, I think its all RED LIGHTS? ... When you are charged, why show red everywhere? ... I'm keeping it so its good but I still don't know when its charged.  ...  "
Marketplace
 23
thank, fake, company, amazon, works
+61%
-39%
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" ...  They were fast in their responses and ensured several times that I got the product.  ...  "
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" ...  That is a reputable company.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you so much!  ...  "
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" ...  It works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  and the company . ... This company has restored my faith in humanity.  ...  "
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" ...  The seller Joel is also amazing and very helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my second order!  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you, LifePro!  ...  "
Returns
 20
returning, window, trash, sent, one
+20%
-80%
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" ...  Returning them back.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried several times .  ...  "
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" ...  I did not test during return window, $ 10 wasted.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus it costs just as much to return these as it does to buy them.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  Returning to Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  was not compatible with my phone and then the seller wouldn't let me return it!  ...  "
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" ...  I must return it immediately!  ...  "
Fit
 18
fit, tight, sonic, little, lightweight
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The foam ball is great since you can hit along the bone without it bouncing hard on it like a lacrosse ball.  ...  "
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" ...  Foam rollers and hand held roller device have never really hit this area.  ...  "
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" ...  It seats firmly in the gun, but we find it to have a little bit of play even after locked in place.  ...  "
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" ...  I do a lot of lifting and working out and the round and flat attachment works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, easy to charge, super lightweight, great carrying case to hold everything.  ...  "
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" ...  It makes easier to target quads and hamstrings when you're too lazy to foam roll.  ...  "
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" ...  I frequently used foam rollers, lacrosse balls and massage gadgets to keep spasmas at bay or work them out.  ...  "
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" ...  I was worried about my back tightening up and I had researched several products and felt that the Sonic was the best fit for me.  ...  "
Capacity
 15
whole, using, massage, love, product
+100%
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" ...  It’s nice because I can lay around and use it instead of having to have a bunch of floor space  ...  "
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" ...  We use it for a family of 5.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it for me - 53 year old guy - but my whole family uses it now!  ...  "
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" ...  Runs in her family.  ...  "
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" ...  My whole family is loving it.  ...  "
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" ...  using it for hamstring and outer thigh area .  ...  "
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" ...  I love this product it has been great for our family and everyone loves it  ...  "
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" ...  My whole family has used it, and it is a family favorite now.  ...  "
Gaming
 8
changer, thing, soccer, recovery, games
+100%
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" ...  This massage gun is a game changer.  ...  "
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" ...  Also my kids use it after his soccer games.  ...  "
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" ...  I wish my golf game was as good as the Sonic.  ...  "
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" ...  She loves the recovery effects after a workout or game.  ...  "
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" ...  Its a game changer!  ...  "
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" ...  This thing is a game changer for recovery.  ...  "
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" ...  Man this thing was a game changer for me.  ...  "
For Kids
 8
use, uses, son, daughter, soccer
+100%
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" ...  It does seem to be good quality, I've had no issues with it and even though kids aren't supposed to operate it I've got 2 young ones that enjoy helping me loosen up my back.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my son, who is participating in multiple sports.  ...  "
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" ...  Also my kids use it after his soccer games.  ...  "
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" ...  I LOVE this gun and so does my son.  ...  "
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" ...  My husband and kids all use it for various aches and pains.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus it has helped with my wife and kids backs as well.  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter (Certified Athletic Trainer & a Chiropractor) uses the Hypervolt in her Practice. ... I am going to let my daughter use it - she does it for a living.  ...  "
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" ...  I have used it on myself & my gymrat kids and I can't wait to use it with my personal training clients.  ...  "
Cover
 8
comes, case, also, well, gun
+100%
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" ...  It also comes in a nice carrying case that allows me to travel with it.  ...  "
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" ...  I appreciate the different attachments and carrying case that came along with my purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  It also comes with a carrying case which I had to buy separately with my other gun and it is about $150 cheaper.  ...  "
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" ...  -Comes with a lot of attachments and has a carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  And it does come with case soft cover but well protected  ...  "
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" ...  The carrying case is well built.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with the same attachments and a carrying case which is great.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the carrying case.  ...  "
Controls
 6
button, trigger, sonic, power, work
+17%
-83%
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" ...  The control plate's design is on the poor side.  ...  "
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" ...  I can’t hold to control.  ...  "
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" ...  There is a battery release button which, according to the instructions, you are supposed to press then firmly pull down on the base of the battery with your other hand to remove the battery/handle.  ...  "
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" ...  So quality control isn't very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Item doesn't work with calls or music control at all.  ...  "
As Gift
 6
product, thank, pain
+100%
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" ...  I legit ally purchased this item as a gift, and was able to see what the hype was about these massage guns.  ...  "
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" ...  It was a anniversary gift for my husband he have pain all the time and he love it.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this massage gun as an early Christmas present for him.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm very pleased with this product and plan in purchasing a few more as gift for the family  ...  "
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" ...  The product is made very well and the company sent a thank you card and a free gift a few days later as a thank you.  ...  "
Volume
 6
use, thought, gun, products
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  A knockoff of expensive massage gun with low budget, super loud  ...  "
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" ...  Similar to hypervolt, but it is pretty loud.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this less than 6 months ago and it is making a very loud noise when I use it.  ...  "
Original Product
 6
star, says, reviews, product, certified
+17%
-83%
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" ...  This is not an Apple certified product!  ...  "
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" ...  Good reviews must have been fake  ...  "
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" ...  If you look at the reviews almost all of the 5 star reviews are fake.  ...  "
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" ...  Now that I read through the 5-star ratings, I'm pretty sure a lot of them are fake.  ...  "
Ports
 6
tried, one, adapters, device, buying
-100%
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" ...  Tried on multiple iPhones and wall adaptors/computers.  ...  "
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" ...  I plugged this adapter into my iphone and it worked for about 20 seconds.  ...  "
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" ...  This adapter is a joke. ... One of the adapters was completely broken and didn’t work at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Adapter broke within a week.  ...  "
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" ...  Opened the package and one adapter was noticeably longer than the other. ... Tried flipping the lightning connector over to see if it's a one sided device.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunate because this is the 2nd time I’ve tried buying extra adapters. ... It seems it’s best to just suck it up and buy the official Apple adapters.  ...  "
Weight
 6
light, use, quiet, love, powerful
+100%
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" ...  Light weight enough for me to do it myself.  ...  "
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" ...  Pros - It is light weight and I am able to use it on the back myself  ...  "
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" ...  It's surprisingly light weight and small enough to maneuver easily, but don't let that fool you - it's powerful when you want it to be.  ...  "
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" ...  We love the fact that it is so light-weight and quiet even on the highest setting. ... We love how quiet and light-weight it is and the ease of use.  ...  "
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" ...  The light weight design allows me to use it more that my other one.  ...  "
Design
 6
massage, gun, feels, control
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Having a case is nice too.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels solid and well made, and offers 3 levels of intensity.  ...  "
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" ...  The massage gun is sleek and powerful.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels good while using it!  ...  "
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" ...  Looks stylish and I will continue to use this product for as long as possible!  ...  "
Setup
 5
tight muscles, long time, lasts, easy, charge
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Easy instructions Plug and Play!  ...  "
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" ...  it is easy to use, the setting are pretty clear and boy does this thing move through tight muscles.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to use and assemble.  ...  "
Product As Described
 5
advertised
+100%
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" ...  works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  It works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  This product works really well as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described.  ...  "
Delivery
 5
product, delivery, adapters, shipping
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  Fast shipping and delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  "Very fast delivery and the product was exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  They were fast in their responses and ensured several times that I got the product.  ...  "
Call quality
 5
phone calls, music, hear, works, one
-100%
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" ...  The adapter doesn’t work when making phone calls.  ...  "
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" ...  very cheap both broke at the ends in one day Do not buy if you want to hear .  ...  "
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" ...  I was hoping for a true wireless Bluetooth that when I'm on the phone they could hear me clearly. ... But when I call I can only hear out of one side and the people on the other end can't hear me at.  ...  "
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" ...  Item doesn't work with calls or music control at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Works for 1/2 of a song and doesn’t work at all with phone calls.  ...  "
For Travel
 4
massage, long
+75%
-25%
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" ...  It’s been saving me a lot of trips to physical therapy.  ...  "
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" ...  The Sonic massage gun has almost entirely replace all my massage equipment I used to travel with.  ...  "
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" ...  Convenient carry case to take on trips after long hours of driving.  ...  "
Sleep Tracking
 4
use
+100%
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" ...  He uses it every night before bed and it has helped him recover and sleep better.  ...  "
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" ...  I am very active and need a massage every weekend to help me sleep.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it after gym and before I sleep.  ...  "
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" ...  It helps me sleep better and feel more mobile after working out.  ...  "
Pedometer
 4
fitness, instructor
+100%
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" ...  I do roughly 6 miles per day at work.  ...  "
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" ...  I am a Long distance runner training for a marathon.  ...  "
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" ...  I am a certified personal fitness trainer, group fitness instructor and Yoga Instructor.  ...  "
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" ...  I developed a Fitness Trainer Program for a college and was a member of ACSM.  ...  "
Cables
 4
charge, universal, lasts, charging, charger
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  Poor Quality, neither jack works.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Adapter broke within a week.  ...  "
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" ...  These are ok my only issue is that when using hem to connect to an aux cord to my speaker it will say the accessory is not compatible but then will play if I replug but then a minute later it’ll do it again.  ...  "
Band
 4
bands, sitting, pain, legs
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Using this has already helped with loosening up the IT bands!  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, it helps my IT band where the foam roller and other massagers failed.  ...  "
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" ...  It works great on my back, legs, butt, arms, IT band and feet .  ...  "
Features
 4
settings
+100%
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" ...  It works so well and love the different modes.  ...  "
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" ...  They all do a great job, but offer different features, performance, price point, and brand.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great massager, especially when comparing features and price.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that you can change the intensity settings  ...  "
Storage
 4
comes, carrying case, attachments, also
+100%
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" ...  It’s nice because I can lay around and use it instead of having to have a bunch of floor space  ...  "
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" ...  It also comes with a carrying case which I had to buy separately with my other gun and it is about $150 cheaper.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a cool case so it's easy to store, and to keep everything together.  ...  "
Wash Programs
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  It works so well and love the different modes.  ...  "
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" ...  It has 5 settings.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that you can change the intensity settings  ...  "
Notifications
 3
still, unsupported, minute, iphone
-100%
comment
" ...  I also tried it on my daughter's iphone and the same message appeared.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Still got the unsupported message.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Within one minute I get this message.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 3
massage
-100%
comment
" ...  !The product packaging is very dirty, the massage gun in the box is scratched!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Received a defective device that quits working after 5-10 min of use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The item didn’t work for me , it was damaged not working.  ...  "
Cleaning
 3
unit
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  !The product packaging is very dirty, the massage gun in the box is scratched!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Followed instructions on how to clean it but that didn’t help.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  1736 meters
Connectivity
Fingerprint:  Yes 
Yes
FINGERPRINT
1736 meters
SIZE