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TaoTronics Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Bluetooth Headphones Wireless Headphones Over Ear Christmas Birthday Gifts for Men Women Kids

Last Updated: December 26, 2020 (Refresh Now)
9.2
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Review Analysis - 947 recent, verified reviews

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Sound Quality
 377
sound quality, anc, music, hear, headphones
+97%
-3%
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" ...  The Taotronics headphone works perfectly for me without a problem with great noise cancellation, long-life battery, and high-quality sound for low price compared to others.  ...  "
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" ...  Its amazing to experience when you turn on ANC, it just blocks off all the noise in the background even when no music is playing. ... Sound quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is also pretty good and im able to hear/distinguish more of the background sounds then i could with my previous headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  They are very comfortable, the sound is great (I'm not an audiophile) but I think they sound really good.  ...  "
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" ...  Super comfortable, and with music playing all other noise is blocked out.  ...  "
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" ...  With multiple learners in the home, the noise level was proving to be too much for him. ... I can’t wait to get myself a pair to listen to music and explore the quality of acoustics with them .  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality and the sound quality of the headphones is excellent and well balanced.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m keeping anyway because of the sound and versatility.  ...  "
Noise Cancellation
 376
cancellation, cancelling, canceling, sound quality, active
+98%
-2%
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" ...  A fantastic noise cancellation headphone.  ...  "
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" ...  Super comfortable, and with music playing all other noise is blocked out. ... The active noise cancellation boosts the bass for some reason.  ...  "
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" ...  The Active Noise Cancelling works well too.  ...  "
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" ...  Noise cancellation is actually really good as well as the sound.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like these headphones the active noise cancelling is pretty high quality. ... This is a very good product and I recommend it for others looking into a cheap high quality pair of active noise - cancellation headphoones.  ...  "
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" ...  Noice cancellation is really good.  ...  "
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" ...  Good sound quality, the noise cancellation is decent but I didn’t expect it to be first class at this price point.  ...  "
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" ...  The ANC is not the best, but it does a pretty good job overall to limit ambient noise.  ...  "
Comfort
 345
ears, head, headphones, wear, soft
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The build feels premium, it's comfortable, and the sound quality is excellent  ...  "
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" ...  The fit is pretty comfy as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Very comfortable over the ear headphone.  ...  "
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" ...  The padding are soft but not too soft, fits over my ears nicely. ... I love the form factor of these headphones, they’re small and compact and doesn’t feel like I have a giant helmet on my head.  ...  "
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" ...  I noticed that the radius of earmuffs is very slightly smaller, but the quality of the material makes it softer and easy to wear for long periods of time. ... The build of the headphones is also nicer, with well rounded contours and the embossed logo on the side.  ...  "
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" ...  I also own a pair of Bose and Beats headphones and I must say that these are a lot more comfortable and don’t end up hurting your ears after hours of use.  ...  "
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" ...  First the good points: these headphones have the aptX-ll (low latency) codec and it works. ... So if you are looking for headphones for TV and you find these comfortable you will probably like them.  ...  "
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" ...  I have these for over 10 days now, and would have to say I’m impressed with the quality of these over-ear headphones. ... They feel made up of premium materials, the memory foam cushion around the ears is comfortable.  ...  "
Price
 274
headphones, money, worth, anc, value
+98%
-2%
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" ...  For the price of $60 though, they are amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  So, to have ANC on headphones that at this price was a real treat.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price these headphones are good. ... Nice thing about these is the price and value to price ratio.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall a very choice - does a great job at this price point  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, it's an excellent product for the price range.  ...  "
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" ...  At this price point <$50 these headphones can’t be beat.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, these TaoTronics are good for the money. ... I'm sure it's not, but it's really good, like surprisingly good for the price point.  ...  "
Headphones
 269
headphone, anc, headset, sound quality, bose
+96%
-4%
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" ...  I am surprised how good these headphones are!  ...  "
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" ...  Really, really good quality and sound for a fraction of the price of Sony equivalent headphones. ... Can't go wrong with these headphones!  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is also pretty good and im able to hear/distinguish more of the background sounds then i could with my previous headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is very good, if you pair them with a proper headphone amp/dac they sound fantastic!  ...  "
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" ...  I work at home and I needed some headphone with features like sound quality and ANC.  ...  "
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" ...  Okay it's being a while since I got a new headphone but this thing is a beast.  ...  "
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" ...  These are good Bluetooth headphones compared to the pricy Bose and Sony headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like these headphones.  ...  "
Battery Life
 172
battery life, charge, life, hours, lasts
+97%
-3%
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" ...  - Long Lasting Rechargeable Battery  ...  "
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" ...  The long battery life allows him to work all day without recharging.  ...  "
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" ...  Pairing is very easy and the batteries last forever, didn’t need to charge at all since I got them.  ...  "
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" ...  Just charge them and go!  ...  "
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" ...  It lasts very long on a single charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is decent.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery usage was as advertised as well.  ...  "
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" ...  -Very long battery life: This has exceptional battery performance, I have charged only once it had run for entire week after using 5-6 hours each day ... This will makes the announcements to notify you when ever battery power goes low for recharge.  ...  "
For Running
 137
pair, anc, best, recommend, love these headphones
+100%
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" ...  Didn't want to spend over 100 bucks for decent headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  Great headphones - comparable to my QC25 except with wireless.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like these headphones. ... I love these headphones!  ...  "
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" ...  So if you are looking for headphones for TV and you find these comfortable you will probably like them.  ...  "
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" ...  I love these headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  These headphones are absolutely perfect for me!  ...  "
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" ...  I wasn't interested in spending a lot of money and these headphones seem to work well.  ...  "
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" ...  These headphones are pretty awesome.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 129
pairing, headphones, connect, pair, connection
+92%
-8%
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" ...  The Bluetooth aspect of these headphones is really easy to connect with your phone!  ...  "
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" ...  The headphone has both Bluetooth, and wire connection options and both work fine.  ...  "
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" ...  I've gone through a LOT of bluetooth headphones trying to find ones that work.  ...  "
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" ...  Volume is easy to control and bluetooth is easy to connect.  ...  "
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" ...  The bluetooth connection is seamless and easy to connect  ...  "
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" ...  Connectivity: The bluetooth is smooth as butter.  ...  "
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" ...  Connecting them to my iPhone or my laptop was easy, they paired quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  I don’t have any expensive Bose Bluetooth headphones to compare these too, but they are better than another similar pair that we have from a different manufacturer. ... Pairing was simple and although they can only be paired to one device at once, you can easily pair to a new one.  ...  "
Build Quality
 125
sturdy, soft, case, feels, feel
+96%
-4%
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" ...  The headphones are very high quality, they are made of a nice feeling plastic and the ear muffs have nice feeling metal parts.  ...  "
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" ...  Fold up pretty compact into the zipper case that came with them.  ...  "
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" ...  I also liked the fact the build quality on these pair of headphones. ... I found the foam on the earcups particularly soft and made a decent seal on my head.  ...  "
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" ...  Got here before the estimated date and it has a great build quality and comfort to it.  ...  "
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" ...  The build feels premium, it's comfortable, and the sound quality is excellent  ...  "
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" ...  I also like the fact that it comes with its own hard shell carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  Very protective hard case  ...  "
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" ...  It has also a nice case.  ...  "
Bass
 102
sound quality, deep, treble, highs, mids
+96%
-4%
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" ...  The sound details are good and the bass is NOT Muddy.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is rich and expansive with a nice powerful bass that doesn't drown out the crisp, clean highs.  ...  "
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" ...  In terms of music quality they are great, you could feel the deep bass and stereo sound very well, crystal clear sound even at high volume levels it doesn’t make that cracking noise that other cheap headphones make.  ...  "
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" ...  They also delivered very nice sound at this price point, smooth but deep bass, with a surprising degree of clarity in the mids and treble.  ...  "
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" ...  The active noise cancellation boosts the bass for some reason.  ...  "
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" ...  Noise cancelation is little different considering the price, it change the sound profile and increase the bass.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is probably a 4/5, since it does not feel as "full" for bass drops as with the in-ear earphones that I've owned, but it is not bad at all, and for the comfort, I'd bring these with me onto the plane any day.  ...  "
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" ...  sound quality is 9/10 for me, I would appreciate a little more bass.  ...  "
Charging
 96
charging, usb c, charging cable, battery, hours
+91%
-9%
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" ...  this uses USB-C for charging, yeah keep sucking on lightning for another few year wouldya?  ...  "
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" ...  They came along with an auxiliary cable, charging cable, and carrying bag.  ...  "
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" ...  The case is sturdy and comes with charging cable as well as a cable for wired connection if ever needed.  ...  "
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" ...  We haven't owned them long enough to test the battery life, but so far we are still on the first charge.  ...  "
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" ...  The charging is great.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s charged via micro USB .  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't had a chance to charge them after week because they're still not depleted, but other reviewers did note that it can still take over an hour to full charge from empty.  ...  "
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" ...  they charge very quickly and have a good range.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 94
bluetooth, connected, pairing, connects, paired
+88%
-12%
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" ...  They connect to my iPad and iPhone very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Functionality: I was able to connect to an android, iPhone, and MacBook without any problems.  ...  "
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" ...  You can even connect the headphone to multiple devices without unpairing and pairing again. ... It works with Siri and Alexa too!  ...  "
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" ...  It was also easy to pair them with our phones.  ...  "
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" ...  I had previously purchased and been highly pleased with three other TaoTronics devices: two BT receivers I use in the car and with the home theater system and one pair of BT headphones (in-ear / ear buds) designed for active use (sports, etc.). ... Once again, I'm thoroughly impressed and happy with my purchase of my FOURTH TaoTronics device.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions were very easy to follow and I had no issues pairing the headphones to my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  As far as leisure-use, these also work great for music or vid on both my laptop and my phone!!  ...  "
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" ...  - ease in connecting with my macbook  ...  "
Fit
 90
head, ears, headphones, ear, comfortable
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Headphones fold down neatly into the supplied hard case  ...  "
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" ...  I was shocked at how well these held up in comparison to those.  ...  "
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" ...  Folds and fits nicely in the included Travel Case.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits my head perfectly without the need of extending the earcups (which also fit perfectly over my ears).  ...  "
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" ...  The ear pads provide a good seal and do a good job at drowning the noise passively.  ...  "
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" ...  These headphones are billed as the best budget ANC headphones and the certainly fit that bill.  ...  "
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" ...  They fit perfectly over my ear.  ...  "
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" ...  I am on a fixed budget, but I really wanted quality headphones that fit my budget.  ...  "
Call quality
 81
calls, voice, noise, call, anc
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Make sure you use high quality when listening over Bluetooth, I noticed you can actually hear the difference with these.  ...  "
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" ...  The controls are easy to use and the voice prompts clearly tell you what you're doing.  ...  "
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" ...  The voice quality is good and it blocks some ambient noise.  ...  "
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" ...  The microphone is really good my voice is clear and easy to hear, even in moderately noisy environments.  ...  "
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" ...  Though I will take a star off from the bass tones, but overall with the built-in microphone makes it perfect for phone calls and online classes.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is also pretty good and im able to hear/distinguish more of the background sounds then i could with my previous headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  The assistant's voice is also little more pleasant than the 060's assistant.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone call quality is great. ... The call is clear, and the other person can hear me well.  ...  "
Controls
 71
buttons, button, controls, anc, control
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The headphone is very comfortable to wear and has convenient controls for controlling volume, next and previous track.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that the headphones don't rely on touch controls--those don't work well for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Controls - All the controls are physical unlike Sony WH 1000 XM2. ... the buttons are very clicky.  ...  "
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" ...  Connection is smooth and the buttons are conveniently placed.  ...  "
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" ...  Siri works flawlessly with a push of a button.  ...  "
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" ...  If you can get past the slightly clunky volume controls, these cans have great sound fidelity for budget wireless headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  It has volume control on headphone which easy to operate.  ...  "
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" ...  Controls pretty intuitive.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 58
controls, easy to use, pairing, setup, user
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Pairing the headphone with my devices was quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  All of the cons are easy to get around, so don’t allow that to make you hesitate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to operate, clear instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  - Pairing is super easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The controls are easy to use and the sound quality is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, the controls on the side were quite easy to manipulate.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using them for two weeks and find them cozy and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Good thing about this headphone is BT and the pairing is very easy. ... This is one serious setup.  ...  "
Size
 57
case, carrying case, carry, weight, sturdy
+95%
-5%
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" ...  The carry case is a really nice bonus and you really can't find a better over ear for this price.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the carrying case and compact foldable design. ... Easy to carry and look very stylish.  ...  "
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" ...  The fold and extension feels super sturdy. ... The headphones folds in very compact size which is great for carrying. ... It even folds in more compact manner than Sony WH 1000 XM2.  ...  "
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" ...  The earcups rotate and fold up making it quite convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  - It comes with a carrying case  ...  "
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" ...  Very sleek black design, easy to to travel with since the headphones can bend into each other to make it more compact.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a case which is very sturdy and can be easily carried around. ... I wish the case would have a carrying strap for easy carrying it around.  ...  "
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" ...  They are light, not bulky and the sound is vey high quality.  ...  "
For Travel
 53
noise, traveling, plane, flights, anc
+100%
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" ...  I bought these because I was traveling so much and wanted something for my flights.  ...  "
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" ...  They are comfortable to wear and the folding feature and carrying case will make them very secure for traveling. ... I can't wait to try these things on an airplane since the noise cancelling is amazingly good.  ...  "
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" ...  - It comes with a travel bag.  ...  "
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" ...  I feel that this will work best on the plane which is what I bought them for.  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend picking one of these up if you need a spare to take on a trip or if you want a good pair for when you work out.  ...  "
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" ...  I have no doubt these will perform excellently on an airplane, in the office, or anywhere else you want to turn down the outside world.  ...  "
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" ...  They come with a hard case which is reaaallly nice, better than any travel case I have ever gotten with headphones, and they fold up nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  This will come in handy in public transport and plane  ...  "
Product Reliability
 41
months, days, week, using, stopped
+61%
-39%
comment
" ...  Working through graduate school requires some odd study times and locations.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought these because my husband is working from home.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked very well compared to other brands I tried.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, it lasts for long time and I like that.  ...  "
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" ...  Been using this headset for few weeks now, and finally would like to give my thoughts .  ...  "
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" ...  I'm going to be working from home for at least 9 more months, so it's worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using these for a couple of weeks now and have to say they check all of the boxes and then some.  ...  "
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" ...  Based on my 1 weeks worth of usage, these do have better base than BH-055.  ...  "
Design
 38
design, looks, feel, sleek, finish
+97%
-3%
comment
" ...  Look: Stylish with whole ear covered.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the design, look so neat and stylish along with the build.  ...  "
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" ...  Look and feel is really awesome. ... I just loved the case.  ...  "
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" ...  They definitely feel like a quality product despite being nothing special looks-wise.  ...  "
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" ...  look no further.  ...  "
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" ...  Modern, functional design and soft cushions  ...  "
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" ...  they feel and look solid when you're handling them.  ...  "
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" ...  They have very premium build and feel.  ...  "
Cables
 37
charging cable, comes, 3 5mm, jack, wired
+100%
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" ...  The case is great and the fact that also has the cable to connect to devises and not just wirelessly.  ...  "
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" ...  These come with a nice carrying case with an audio cable and charging cable. ... Have not used the audio cable as much as we are using it wireless over Bluetooth without any issues.  ...  "
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" ...  This headphone does a great job at doing what it says it will do: provide superb sound quality without the mess of the wires. ... One detail that I appreciate is the fact that they even included an aux port and aux cord for individuals that would like to use the headphones with a wired connection.  ...  "
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" ...  The headphone can also be connected using the cable provided with it.  ...  "
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" ...  They also come with wires to be used with older devices.  ...  "
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" ...  I can use cord connection and Bluetooth for my preference and it will automatically switch off Bluetooth when I connect 3.5mm cord.  ...  "
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" ...  I feel free from dragging wires everyday  ...  "
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" ...  Though you can also connect via wires (included) i have no opportunity to try it.  ...  "
Volume
 31
loud, hear, noise, louder, anc
+65%
-35%
comment
" ...  It becomes a bit muffled when you crank the volume really high but otherwise it sounds really crisp and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Pleasantly surprised at the sound quality when listening to music, and everyone on my videoconferences has said they can hear me loud and clear even when there's background noise at my home office.  ...  "
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" ...  I can even be in the same room and not be disturbed.  ...  "
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" ...  Also when turning on the MPow H19-IPO ANC in a quiet room (e.g.  ...  "
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" ...  They sound decent but they could have been a bit louder  ...  "
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" ...  The volume control is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  It just sounds clean, loud, and powerful.  ...  "
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" ...  Much like the SoundSurge 85, with the Soundsurge 90, people continued to state that I sounded distant (like I was in another room), but the complaints were less frequent with the Soundsurge 85's.  ...  "
For Kids
 30
daughter, school, loves, online, kids
+100%
comment
" ...  I didn't want to spend $100+ for high-end headphones due to kids just don't care for their stuff until they have to buy it with their own money.  ...  "
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" ...  Since then my son as claimed them for his own and he loves them.  ...  "
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" ...  My siblings haven't gotten them yet, their birthdays are in August and October, but my son loves his!  ...  "
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" ...  After using it for a week, my kid is very happy about it and won't let it go.  ...  "
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" ...  With the kids doing school at home, we figured we'd invest in some decent headphones so they don't distract each other, or me, during video conferencing or viewing. ... Nevertheless, my son really likes them. ... Now to just find another set since my daughter has usurped mine during the school day.  ...  "
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" ...  perfect for working with kids in the house.  ...  "
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" ...  My two year old daughter likes it also when she is watching her youtube videos.  ...  "
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" ...  Our middle schooler borrows them during the day for her virtual school online classes.  ...  "
Ports
 30
c, usb c, port, micro, micro usb
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  They included a USB-C cable, and a 3.5mm cable (the Beats did not have either), and everything else that you'd need.  ...  "
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" ...  The case is very compact and comes with usb c charging cable and a 3.5 mm AUX cable.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a nice hard case, a USB-C cable (which is a bonus if you have several devices that implements this port) and a 3.5 audio cable in case you ran out of battery and need to extend its use.  ...  "
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" ...  It came with a USB- C which is a major plus for me as my other devices are running on usb-c. Quick charge time.  ...  "
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" ...  - I like case and USB type c cable  ...  "
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" ...  They also come with wires to be used with older devices.  ...  "
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" ...  One detail that I appreciate is the fact that they even included an aux port and aux cord for individuals that would like to use the headphones with a wired connection.  ...  "
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" ...  This headset comes with charging cable and Jack cable which can be connected to desktops/mobile devices.  ...  "
Frequencies
 28
highs, mids, mid, treble, lows
+93%
-7%
comment
" ...  Frequencies were good with Low, Mid and High  ...  "
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" ...  The treble is crystal clear and the bass is nice and well-rounded, without that excessive wompy blurriness.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is excellent, good solid bass, clear mid-range, and with just a little equalization tweaking of my source, brilliant highs.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the fact that Highs and Mediums are crisp.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound: base is soild and the lows n mids are excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  A perfect balance between the highs, the mid-range and the bass.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound was surprisingly good with decent highs and lows and bass was good to me as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Rich bass and clear vocals and treble.  ...  "
Cover
 26
case, nice, comes, carrying, pouch
+100%
comment
" ...  I was glad it came with rather a decent case as opposed to another cheap drawstring bag that so many things come with these days.  ...  "
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" ...  They also come with a very nice pouch which will be good for carrying around.  ...  "
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" ...  I also like the portable carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the carrying case and compact foldable design.  ...  "
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" ...  3) comes with pouch  ...  "
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" ...  When you first open the package, you will reveal a nice durable carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  One more thing pouch is too good as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The carrying case was a surprise to me since some have complained about a pouch but the hard shell is great for protecting them.  ...  "
Capacity
 23
room, home, family, working, phone
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I left my phone in the other room and walked to the office. ... No blips, no loss of signal at at least 20 ft. away.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for travelling or working from home.  ...  "
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" ...  and stay connected even at ranges of 40-50 ft so I can leave my phone in the house on hot days.  ...  "
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" ...  Whether I'm cooking in the kitchen (across from the tv) or working in my home office (sharing a wall with tv in family room),IT'S BLISS!  ...  "
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" ...  I can separate from my computer and do some stuff in my kitchen 30 feets away without problem.  ...  "
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" ...  Our entire family like the quality of the sound, connectivity, battery life bery much.  ...  "
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" ...  I 10/10 recommend especially to students who have class online but have a noisy environment in their home.  ...  "
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" ...  She watches TV in the living room and I watch in the bedroom.  ...  "
Software Platform
 21
siri, google, android, well, button
+81%
-19%
comment
" ...  Works with the Google voice assistant.  ...  "
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" ...  The buttons all have the same capabilities as the buttons on my Sony, including a button for Google assistant, Bixby, or other smart assistant.  ...  "
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" ...  I do use the headphones with IOS and Android.  ...  "
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" ...  You have to use the EQ function within the app you're using if there is one.  ...  "
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" ...  Siri works flawlessly with a push of a button.  ...  "
comment
" ...  will update review as I go  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works with Siri!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It works with Siri and Alexa too!  ...  "
Features
 19
light, headphones, feature, budget, recommend
+100%
comment
" ...  They must have added this feature.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But the price is good for the features it has.  ...  "
comment
" ...  These checks all the features you need from a budget headphones  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Approx 10g, fairly light  ...  "
comment
" ...  Don’t get me wrong, of course other well known brand has their own unit feature, but I felt my money is well spend for this one!  ...  "
comment
" ...  There are some advance features that I am able to use after learning through instruction.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I recommend these headphones for people who are on a budget but want some nice features.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Features I like most:  ...  "
Setup
 18
setup, instructions, pairing, well, set
+100%
comment
" ...  Easy to setup.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I contacted customer support and they were very polite and professional.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The instructions were very easy to follow and I had no issues pairing the headphones to my phone.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to operate, clear instructions.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Pairing was easy and straightforward.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Connects to the phone easily after the initial setup.  ...  "
comment
" ...  There are pros and cons to this setup as well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Installation/Pairing is smooth though.  ...  "
Marketplace
 16
thank, taotronics, review, received, reached
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  Thank you so much!!!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Thank you Amazon !  ...  "
comment
" ...  See photo of included case which was a big bonus!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I even got it in a special offer.  ...  "
comment
" ...  happy customer here.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Performs as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I just received my order today and this is my initial review.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Got it renewed on Amazon and it's been fantastic.  ...  "
As Gift
 15
christmas, present, likes, gifts, gave
+100%
comment
" ...  I purchased these as a gift for my husband.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I purchased as a gift for my boyfriend.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I gave this to my son's birthday present.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was a gift for my friend and my friend likes it very much!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Maybe gifts for Christmas and B Days!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I will be ordering my wife a pair for Christmas!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought this for my girlfriend as a birthday gift.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Considering to buy a second pair as a gift  ...  "
Delivery
 12
product, timely, time, received, days
+100%
comment
" ...  The delivery was super amazing too!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just arrived today and these are phenomenal.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was pleasantly surprised with what i received.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Received the product on-time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Big was my surprise when it arrived within a few days.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Product was timely delivered.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very timely delivery.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Received quickly and in perfect condition.  ...  "
Network
 11
range, phone, house, ft, connectivity
+100%
comment
" ...  and stay connected even at ranges of 40-50 ft so I can leave my phone in the house on hot days.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Range: I was able to get about 25'-30' from my phone before the connection started to phase in and out.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The connection is also very reliable and never dropped on me.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was able to walk around rooms at home without connectivity issue.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The range is as advertised  ...  "
comment
" ...  No blips, no loss of signal at at least 20 ft. away.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The range is also really good!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Connectivity - 5/5  ...  "
Video Playback
 10
videos, movies, use, studying, movie
+100%
comment
" ...  Great from watching a movie to listening to a book.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use them for watching movies, etc.  ...  "
comment
" ...  amazing sound quality whether you are listening to music or just watching videos.  ...  "
comment
" ...  They have low lattency and are great for videos, movies or online classes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I am currently using this pair to watch movies/tv shows and it is great for this purpose.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So I think its good for comfortably watching a movie before taking a break.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works for movies, songs and call too.  ...  "
comment
" ...  What did you use this product for: Studying and watching movies. ... Studying as for when watching videos of explanations and to avoid distractions and for a surround sound feeling when watching movies.  ...  "
Returns
 10
return, returning, contacted, brand, another
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  I ended up returning it and buying another brand.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I am disappointed and returning them.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Unable to return as it crossed return window.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The return-replacement cycle being a hassle, have to just eat it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Can't return for replacement!!!  ...  "
Storage
 10
nice, comes, case, also, zippered
+100%
comment
" ...  The case is sturdy, but I wouldn't just shove it in my bag without thought.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Size and Fit: the SoundSurge 90's are a bit larger all around.  ...  "
comment
" ...  They also fold for easy storage and come with a hard case for storage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  They are shipped inside a zippered hard case for storage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Love that it comes with a storage case!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's a nice zippered hardshell one that looks like it will hold up well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with a smart packet that makes it convenient to carry inside a laptop bag.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nice storage case.  ...  "
Band
 9
head, ear, cups, sturdy, soft
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Not to mention the band is very comfortable and does not squeeze on your head.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also the headphone band can tighten to smaller heads.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The band inside is metal, and feels sturdy.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Ear pieces and band over the head is soft and cushioned.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The cushion around the cups and the band is ample.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The head band has cushion so it doesn’t hurt your head.  ...  "
Gaming
 8
game, use, tried, sound, playing
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  My laptop has surround software, so that paired with these headphones I was able to enjoy a truly immersive gaming experience.  ...  "
comment
" ...  There's no noticeable delay in the wireless connection on any of them, I'm not a competitive gaming person but as far as I tried E7 pro and bh-90 on shooting game it works just fine.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is useful if you are gaming with first person shooters .  ...  "
comment
" ...  I gotta say it's a game-changer for anyone working from home or going to school this coming fall.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use them for my gaming, music, and meditation.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Very comfortable even after wearing for 2 hours for a gaming session  ...  "
Apps
 8
google, using, sound, price, eq
+100%
comment
" ...  I recommend using an EQ app to fine tune it to your sound profile.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You have to use the EQ function within the app you're using if there is one.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You got to try this on 8D music on YouTube .  ...  "
comment
" ...  These cans are pretty bare-bones though, so no proprietary equalizer app, no touch, no dual pairing - but that really doesn't matter if you're just focused on good sound and great battery life at a spectacular price.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I am very happy with my purchase, as long as you aren't looking for an app to play with EQs then this is the best for its price.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can also control your Google home or alexa with this and this instantly makes these smart.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Had a similar experience with the inclusion of an siri/google assistant button which is great as well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The buttons all have the same capabilities as the buttons on my Sony, including a button for Google assistant, Bixby, or other smart assistant.  ...  "
Overall performance
 8
performance, happy, say, overall
+100%
comment
" ...  But they get the job done and come with a case which is also pretty solid!  ...  "
comment
" ...  They do a great job.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The main reason is because the price to performance.  ...  "
comment
" ...  as they do the job end of the day  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very happy with the quality and performance.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Overall, I am happy with its performance.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have been using this for the past 1 week and its doing its job really well so far.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But considering you have to pay nearly 7 times for that 15% I'd say Taotronics is doing a solid job .  ...  "
Earbuds
 8
buds, headphones, pair, much, love
+100%
comment
" ...  I was hoping to find a nice set of over-ear headphones that would challenge my $40 beats since they are in ear and need to be charged often.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I researched like crazy to find the best replacement for over-ear headphones then I came across these!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also, I prefer these our the buds that go in the ear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Performance is very good for the price, which I expected because I have a pair of Taotronics ear buds that are great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have a pair of Tao-Tronics ear buds which I love, so I decided to get these ANC headphone for when I travel. ... Sound quality is better than the ear buds because there is more bass.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The sound quality is great and they are much more comfortable compared to any ear buds!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love the new shape of the ear pieces.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I much prefer these to the on-ear headphones that I had.  ...  "
Weight
 8
expected, using, size, light, larger
+100%
comment
" ...  Perfect fit and weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But with this naturally larger size comes an increased weight, 2.2oz to be exact. ... I ensure that I never have it on for more than 3 consecutive hours, so weight isn't an issue for my use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is nice and heavy not too light.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Build quality-actually, waaayyy better than expected(good weight as well)  ...  "
comment
" ...  Weight - 5/5  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a little weight to it, but in a good way. ... The weight of these just makes it feel like you are holding a quality device.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The headphone is very light weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Weight: 4/5  ...  "
Zoom
 7
classes, school, started, much, mic
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  I bought thes TaoTronic headphones for my daughter to help her concentrate and not be distracted my conversations in my Zoom meetings.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I mainly bought these for my online classes because I constantly need to attend zoom meetings.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We have paired the device with our daughters computer and she is using for her school (Attending classes through Zoom).  ...  "
comment
" ...  School year started and new problem started when all both kids have zoom classes at the same time and I am having meeting at home as well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  During zoom sessions on the laptop, I heard much better comments from my colleges about how I was much clearer, this is probable because of the 2mics I noticed on the headphones and the ANC feature.  ...  "
USB
 6
c, micro, micro usb, wish, usb c
+100%
comment
" ...  It is micro USB.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also, I got the updated model with USB-C, which is better than the micro-usb I thought I was getting.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Mine came with USB-C!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was able to free up a USB port on my computer.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Doesn't bother my now because I still have a ton of micro USB devices, but in the future that may be annoying.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s charged via micro USB .  ...  "
Remote
 5
remote, work, kids, headphones
+100%
comment
" ...  Our child has been using the headphones for remote learning, and they've worked great!  ...  "
comment
" ...  he can plug them into our Roku remote and watch a show without disturbing the entire house!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Ordered these for my son for the 'Rona Remote Learning Dabacle of 2020.  ...  "
comment
" ...  With all the remote work happening these days I was in the market for a set of BT noise cancelling headphones so that I can block out the distractions and be head down.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is one of the best buy for kids for their remote learning with easy to their ears & long battery life. ... I would suggest these headphones have immense utilization, value for money, exceptionally good for kids remote learning and also adults for their work from home environment with tedious calls or relaxation watching movies.  ...  "
Hair
 5
cut, lawn, wear, several, noise
+100%
comment
" ...  Got these for him to use when he cuts the 'south 40'.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use these in the office studying to cut out distractions as well as mowing 5 acres.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I wore these the first time for nearly 2 hours while mowing the lawn and doing yard work and experienced no discomfort.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I wear them when I cut grass and that are just as good (maybe even better) than more expensive headphones.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also, I use them when mowing the lawn.  ...  "
Drivers
 4
equalizer, things, 40mm
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  I've tried resetting the headphones, I've made sure the Bluetooth were up to date and, in fact, I deleted the drivers and reinstalled them, to no avail.  ...  "
Packing
 4
premium, looks, good, feels, design
+100%
comment
" ...  - Nice Packaging and Cute Design  ...  "
comment
" ...  The packaging is excellent.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Packaging - Looks and feels premium.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The packaging was good with all the accessories (7/10)  ...  "
Product As Described
 4
+100%
comment
" ...  It is exactly as is advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  (BTW the last picture is of my Q20’s to prove I have them)  ...  "
comment
" ...  See photo of included case which was a big bonus!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Performs as advertised.  ...  "
Cleaning
 4
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  All other audio ranges are clean and crisp.  ...  "
comment
" ...  These are comfortable to wear for long periods of time such a cleaning the house and daily walks.  ...  "
Sleep Tracking
 3
even
+100%
comment
" ...  Well enough I can go to sleep in them in a plane seat.  ...  "
comment
" ...  She also like being able to listen to a book while trying to rock out crying baby to sleep.  ...  "
comment
" ...  (Yes, there are better headphones to sleep but my point is they are durable.)  ...  "
Pedometer
 3
behind
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  While both are excellent, these are 2 steps behind Sony and Bose where the Q20s are only 1 step behind.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I'll go through everything step by step.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  (BTW the last picture is of my Q20’s to prove I have them)  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have couple of other very good headsets (you can see one on the picture).  ...  "
Lagging
 3
sometimes
-100%
comment
" ...  - Sometimes keeps being paired with the system after reboot, sometimes doesn't.  ...  "
comment
" ...  however, the Soundsurge 85's have aptX (which improves latency or lag), so they come out on top.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Tried a hard reset, no go.  ...  "
Cable Length
 3
cable, via, male, cord, charging cable
+100%
comment
" ...  Though you can also connect via wires (included) i have no opportunity to try it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  + Can be used with an aux cable (comes with one.)  ...  "
comment
" ...  Comes with charging cable and an audio cable.  ...  "
Clarity
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  They are clear, very clear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is crystal clear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The clarity is undeniably the best.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  1.57 meters
Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes 
1.57 meters
SIZE
Yes
BLUETOOTH