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TaoTronics Bluetooth Headphones Wireless 5 0 in Ear Earbuds Sports Magnetic Earphones with Built in Mic IPX6 Waterproof aptX Stereo 9 Hours Playtime Extra Bass Earbuds

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.1
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Sound Quality
 86
sound quality, battery life, noise, fit, battery
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Great sound for the price  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is good for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Solid build, good sound, and a battery that lasts longer than I need it to.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately, I cannot comment on the sound quality as that was not why I bought them. ... I am sure they are not Bose quality, however they are great and did not break the bank!!  ...  "
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" ...  They have a slight amount of air an audiophile quality rare in this price range.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound and battery life are great.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality seems great, the call quality also, but the kicker - the battery lasts the whole work day!  ...  "
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" ...  The most important aspect aside from sound quality, battery life, and connectivity is customer support.  ...  "
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Battery Life
 78
charge, battery, lasts, hours, long
+88%
-12%
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" ...  I charge them about once a week and they charge fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life and range are good, and the sound is clear.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery lasts a long time on a charge as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is great and does not deteriorate as some of the other budget options.  ...  "
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" ...  Batteries are quite good as well. ... I actually haven't worn them to failure yet, but will update this review when I get a feel for how long the battery lasts.  ...  "
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" ...  Holds it charge well and then when I need to charge it, it goes very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is very good for my use (few hours every day) and only needs recharging every couple of days or so.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is decent and can last me 2 days of sporadic listening without recharging, which has never inconvenienced me, but if you are a frequent, all-day listener you would probably have to charge them everyday.  ...  "
Comfort
 70
ear, fit, ears, earbuds, headphones
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The headphones fit into the ear easily and stay in well.  ...  "
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" ...  They are comfortable to wear.  ...  "
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" ...  The magnet in the earpieces is also handy because I can fasten them around my neck when I do not want to wear them.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased, received and use the headphones daily.  ...  "
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" ...  The ergonomics are good.  ...  "
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" ...  Very comfortable light weight and functional . ... Love the snap together function to keep them safely around my neck when not in use. ... feel great in the ear.  ...  "
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" ...  The different size ear pieces are a nice touch as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Comfortable and easy to pair with long lasting battery.  ...  "
For Running
 53
running, run, gym, earbuds, pair
+98%
-2%
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" ...  After using these daily at the gym for six weeks, I can give a wholehearted endorsement to these earphones.  ...  "
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" ...  These earphones are a keeper!!  ...  "
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" ...  I love these headphones!  ...  "
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" ...  As a runner I’m constantly on the look out for good quality headphones and these do not disappoint!!  ...  "
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" ...  You can't go wrong with these headphones!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Love these for my workouts and they don’t keep popping out of my ears like the ear buds I got with my iPhone.  ...  "
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" ...  I used it on the treadmill yesterday (102 degrees, I'm not running outside).  ...  "
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" ...  I got these headphones so that I could listen to music at work, and they have worked perfectly!  ...  "
Fit
 51
ear, ears, earbuds, sound, fall
+94%
-6%
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" ...  all different sizes for the earbud pieces, so you can find the perfect fit for your ears.  ...  "
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" ...  I ran on the treadmill, and the fit was always snugged. ... Had zero issues with them coming loose or falling out at any point in my run. ... The set came with multiple fitment pieces and tip sizes for perfect fitment.  ...  "
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" ...  I replaced the standard earbuds with memory foam ones because I have very small ears.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the way they fit inside my ears.  ...  "
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" ...  They fit right out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  They’re lightweight and the magnet makes them easy to carry around my neck.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like the fit of these earbuds.  ...  "
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" ...  I was a little worried they might be too big and hurt my ears or not fit under the helmet, but they are perfect. ... They fit snugly in my ears so they don't fall out as we're riding.  ...  "
Headphones
 44
earphones, sound quality, bluetooth, pair, earbuds
+93%
-7%
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" ...  These are the best fairly cheap headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  But I can hear fine with these headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  While the sound quality might not be as good as a $300 pair of headphones these sure last a lot longer than a much more expensive set I bought.  ...  "
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" ...  I had nothing but the best experiences with my headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  No nonsense headset.  ...  "
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" ...  I love these headphones!  ...  "
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" ...  I am extremely happy with these high quality, yet fairly priced, headphones!  ...  "
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" ...  One of the better values with bluetooth headphones.  ...  "
Price
 38
point, money, headphones, overall, sound quality
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Especially considering the Bose QC35ii cost $350 while the TT-BH16 cost $30 and I can throw them in my pocket and not be too put out if I lose or damage them.  ...  "
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" ...  For the money you can't beat them.  ...  "
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" ...  Well worth the price, I'm happy with these headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  Bottom line, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, especially at this price  ...  "
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" ...  Don't be mislead by the low price! ... All in all, totally woth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  But overall, it is a great product and a great price!  ...  "
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" ...  not a bad price at all and they work so well.  ...  "
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" ...  sound quality not bad at all for this price!  ...  "
Bluetooth
 38
headphones, earbuds, range, taotronics, pairing
+87%
-13%
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" ...  OK, so I'm kind of new to the bluetooth earbuds thing .  ...  "
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" ...  My small gripe with these earbuds was that the pairing process was a little tricky at first but now works perfectly once you get the hang of it.  ...  "
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" ...  I had no issues with creating or keeping the connection through Bluetooth.  ...  "
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" ...  The TaoTronics Bluetooth TT-BH16 Headphones are a great buy  ...  "
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" ...  These are my first pair of bluetooth headphones and I really enjoy them!  ...  "
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" ...  She's an avid runner & wanted a good set of headphones that were robust enough to deal with the elements & had good BT connectivity with her Apple Watch.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been buying TaoTronics Bluetooth headphones for the past few years and keep coming back because they work wonderfully and their customer service is outstanding. ... It's STILL a better deal than dropping $100+ for Bluetooth headphones from some other company. ... Sound quality is excellent, phone calls are crisp and clear on both ends, Bluetooth pairing is a breeze, they're super comfortable in your ears for extended periods of time, and they're great for any setting (I literally use them all the time: at work, shopping, working out, house work, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  At one point I noticed Bluetooth dropouts, and contacted Sunvalleytek Customer Service.  ...  "
Charging
 31
day, lasts, hours, charging, week
+74%
-26%
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" ...  Last like 8 hrs between charges.  ...  "
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" ...  It's quick to charge and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had them for a while and I can count the number of times I had it charging.  ...  "
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" ...  I like how easy they are to use, and how fast they charge is definitely a plus as I never leave home without them.  ...  "
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" ...  Holds it charge well and then when I need to charge it, it goes very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  The charge lasts for an entire day of work.  ...  "
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" ...  I can't believe how long the charge is for how small the unit is!  ...  "
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" ...  Sturdy and the charge lasts quite a while.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 26
working, stopped working, month, lasted, days
+58%
-42%
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" ...  Excellent for working out  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these last week, and am very happy with my purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  They worked perfectly!!  ...  "
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" ...  Nothing lasts forever, and I fully expect to have to buy new headphones every year or two.  ...  "
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" ...  Also great for working out  ...  "
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" ...  They also seem very well built so i expect good life from them.  ...  "
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" ...  A much fancier set died months ago.  ...  "
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" ...  These have lasted for several months.  ...  "
Call quality
 19
hear, music, people, hearing, call quality
+89%
-11%
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" ...  If I sit and speak, the other person can hear me alright.  ...  "
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" ...  I use them to listen to music during workouts and all day for phone calls. ... Phone connection is clear and others can hear me without issue.  ...  "
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" ...  I am able to leave my phone in another room and use the headphones while I do chores.  ...  "
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" ...  Microphone for calls is quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  They generally work great, I just wish they had slightly better range because I'd love to walk away from my phone while listening to something but it works within a closer range around the house  ...  "
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" ...  I like that I can wear it and are available when I get calls.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been looking for a set of Bluetooth headphones that had good call quality and clicked together magnetically, and I finally found them with these headphones. ... These are great and I can take calls without losing fidelity.  ...  "
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" ...  and phone conversations, they're fine.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 14
easy to use, sound, quality, use, phone
+100%
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" ...  The bluetooth paring to iOS are easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup and general use are easy to figure out even if you left the instructions at home.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is really good, and they are very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  So easy to set up, sound is clear and crisp.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, easy to pair with my watch or phone, and the sound quality is much better than expected.  ...  "
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" ...  These headphones have been reliable and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Practical, easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 14
pairing, devices, paired, issue, iphone
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Connectivity is also good.  ...  "
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" ...  They can connect to two devices at once, which I really appreciate.  ...  "
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" ...  I keep one paired to my phone and the other paired to my PC.  ...  "
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" ...  Used them mainly with iPad and computer and had zero issues.  ...  "
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" ...  After owning several different kinds of bluetooth devices, I have enjoyed these the most.  ...  "
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" ...  For podcasts, TV, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Paired easily with my IPhone 7  ...  "
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" ...  Syncing was easy once I figured out how.  ...  "
Noise Cancellation
 13
cancellation, cancelling, blocks, background, sound quality
+100%
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" ...  That's how good the noise insulation is.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound, great fit, and really blocks out background noise especially on airplanes.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased these headphones for the specific purpose of noise cancellation when I was travelling.  ...  "
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" ...  Granted the Bose does have noise cancelling but I am only comparing the sound when I play my Prime Music and not the noise cancelling feature.  ...  "
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" ...  It cancels out noise pretty decently and the way the earbuds are designed makes for a the best comfort/fit combination I've had in any set that I've owned.  ...  "
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" ...  They really do work well again noise cancelling and are comfortable to wear in your ear.  ...  "
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" ...  I have used these in the gym so far and the noise cancellation works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Work great and blocks out exterior noise.  ...  "
Build Quality
 12
wire, terms, soundpeats, pulling, materials
+67%
-33%
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" ...  They are lightweight and the magnetic feature is a plus.  ...  "
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" ...  In terms of durability, short story: they last.  ...  "
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" ...  They’re lightweight and the magnet makes them easy to carry around my neck.  ...  "
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" ...  Thankfully, these have a two piece construction so that the hook is removable if desired and I'm able to use them in a traditional fashion with just the inner ear piece and they stay in perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  pretty good range and high quality materials.  ...  "
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" ...  When I got the Taotronics, they felt much cheaper in terms of construction quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Nothing fell out.  ...  "
Bass
 11
sound, well, tt, heavy, deeper
+91%
-9%
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" ...  The bass is pretty good.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is crisp, bass is on point.  ...  "
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" ...  They have a good bass, and the sound stage range is well enough for music that is not bass heavy.  ...  "
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" ...  *Audio - The audio quality is decent as well with good highs but maybe a little less bass than desired .  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is deep and rich, and trebles are crispy, all around very well balanced, no hiss or background of any kind.  ...  "
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" ...  The positives are good tight bass, not too boomy, like most earbuds heavy on bass.  ...  "
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" ...  But the sound from these TT-BH16 is richer, with deeper base.  ...  "
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" ...  They block out sound quite well, which is great, but the bass isn't good at all.  ...  "
Volume
 8
loud, good, work, sound quality, sound
+100%
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" ...  The sound quality and volume are good.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is good but it could be a bit louder but it's not really a problem.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is really nice (not an audiophile) and loud.  ...  "
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" ...  VOLUME is great.  ...  "
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" ...  They don't get quite as loud as my original ones but that's probably a good thing as I was likely listening to them too loudly at the gym.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked great for mowing or other "loud" activities.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound was enough to get the job done, but each time I used them the sound went down in volume after each use.  ...  "
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" ...  Have bought several brands of Bluetooth earbuds all of which had adequate volume. ... These arrived and the volume is much better.  ...  "
Cables
 8
cable, wire, thin, seems, bit
+50%
-50%
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" ...  The quality is a cheap plastic in the cable seems way too thin. ... I'm also a little disappointed there is no cable management clips included in the package. ... I can't really make do with a loose cable especially one so thin, and I'm nervous it's going to catch on something and snap.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, the wire connecting the two earpieces is much less sturdy compared to previous iterations of these headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  Cable ergonomics are terrible.  ...  "
Controls
 7
easy, volume, option, feel, ear
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The only option I wish they had is the ability to skip forward or backward and repeat a song.  ...  "
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" ...  They don't feel bulky in your ear, the volume controls are easy to use, and I love that they are magnetic (the hold could be tighter).  ...  "
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" ...  The fit comfortably, sound great, have well working button controls, and they were very affordable.  ...  "
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" ...  When I'm wearing these earbuds it's easy to feel the control buttons because of the design and I really like this.  ...  "
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" ...  They are comfortable and the option to pause music or turn the headphones themselves off are features that I love that I haven't found in previous pairs.  ...  "
Marketplace
 7
reached, amazon, unfortunately, service, days
+71%
-29%
comment
" ...  Exactly as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  Same shipping address.  ...  "
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" ...  I received a full refund immediately upon contacting amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  I reached out to the seller about a possible exchange and they took care of me. ... Wonderful service and great products.  ...  "
Earbuds
 5
buds, headphones, wings, total, set
+100%
comment
" ...  I have in ear and over ear headphones by this brand and am very happy w both  ...  "
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" ...  The design is sleek and the ear buds fit very well into the ears.  ...  "
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" ...  The earbuds that come with it accommodate for a lot of ear types.  ...  "
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" ...  I usually hate in-ear headphones, but these very comfortable to wear and the package comes with different earbud sizes, I use the smallest and they work fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my second set of ear buds from this company.  ...  "
Returns
 5
reached, unfortunately, sent, working, weeks
+40%
-60%
comment
" ...  I'm going to return these unfortunately.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately, they were misplaced.  ...  "
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" ...  Item quit working after 6 weeks (outside the return window).  ...  "
For Travel
 4
used, working, sound, especially, cancellation
+100%
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" ...  I used these on a plane trip recently and they effectively blocked out about 30% of the ambient noise.  ...  "
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" ...  I used them for working, working out, airplane rides, and talking on the phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased these headphones for the specific purpose of noise cancellation when I was travelling.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound, great fit, and really blocks out background noise especially on airplanes.  ...  "
Frequencies
 4
well, highs, quality, good, deeper
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  However the highs are fairly tinny.  ...  "
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" ...  The speakers and housing are poorly constructed, meaning that all treble and bass will get instantly muffled if you try to put them deeper in your ear canal.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 4
waterproof, water, using, proof, long
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Twice now, I've had the seam come apart near the cover, exposing the electronics inside and negating the water resistance.  ...  "
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" ...  I suspect the “sweat proof” claim is exaggerated.  ...  "
Design
 4
design, fit
+100%
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" ...  Not too flashy ... Straight black with silver accents, sleek and subtle.  ...  "
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" ...  The shark fins are a cool design, and the magnets to necklace design make for a unique practical look.  ...  "
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" ...  I wish they'd made the upgrade with the design of TT-BH07.  ...  "
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" ...  Got these today, they look and fit great.  ...  "
Delivery
 3
days
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I missed my date by 2 days .  ...  "
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" ...  They arrived around July 10th.  ...  "
Size
 3
would, like, tt, sound, size
+100%
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" ...  You can leave it in your pocket and not worry about it cutting out.  ...  "
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" ...  First, the are the absolute perfect size.  ...  "

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Battery
Talk Time:  9 hours
Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes