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Bose SIE2i Sport Headphones - Blue by Review Summary ,  Sep 9, 2015

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Bose SIE2i Sport Headphones - Blue
Report Date: 01/02/2016
Based on 906 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 4.1
Returned or considering to return: 5.5%

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Individual Feature Rating
Comfortable4.7   average
Durable4.7   average
Music4.6   above average
Color4.5   average
Sport4.5   above average
Size4.4   above average
Sound4.4   average
Fit4.2   average
Quality4.2   average
iPhone4.1   average
Loud3.8   below average
Plastic3.8   above average
Audio3.7   below average
Range3.7   below average
Price3.6   below average
Cable3.3   average
Noise3.3   below average
Volume3.2   below average
Control2.9   below average
Button2.8   below average
Microphone2.7   mediocre
Connector2.1   below average


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Audio

Audio:
"bose quality audio... the ear plugs will never fall off.... perfect for outdoor and athletics...."
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"Audio quality is good not great, but these headphones stay in place."
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"- The sound quality is good but the volume can be low depending on the audio source which is a problem especially since the headphones let in surrounding sound."
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"But two stars is harsh for a special purpse unit, where my real problem is with the audio."
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"I think Bose may have compromised a bit on the audio-- the sound is a cut below what I'd expect from Bose earbuds (and I don't care for them in the first place!"
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"After a year or so of use the insulation on the cord began to break in several spots which led to a degraded audio."
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"These Bose headphones put out amazing sound quality (not as loud as I expected, though), and the cable, 3.5mm audio connector, and other construction feel extremely durable."
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"I'm definitely no audio file guy who needs the perfect highs and lows but the headphones sound great and they don't fall out, I had to experiment around a little with the different sized ear pieces but I got it all figured out, I recommend them! "
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"The silicone piece separated cleanly from the audio driver and was easily reattached."
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"The audio is great and very clear."
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"Good audio quality but the second time I used them while using the treadmill the volume started to jump up and down and launching siri all the time."
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Base

Base:
"I was not happy with the base but felt the sound quality of the highs was great."
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"It features good Bose sound, maybe not their very best in terms of the base that I like; yet, with a crispness and clarity that other earphones can't match."
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"Quality is amazing and base is good despite them not having an air tight seal on your ear (intentional)."
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"Excllent base, perfect quality."
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"I was a tad diff appointed in the base quality, but they do sound pretty dang good."
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"I purchased these over the MIE2i due to the ability to work out and sweat with out damaging the micPros:Comfortable, I forget I had them inEar buds come in 3 sizes and the Small fit perfectlySound: Music has the perfect balance of base and trebleMic: Callers say I sound like i'm talking with them in person, no static or background noiseI also hear people with great clarityColor is very pretty."
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"It is a Bose product, so I can't deny it's quality regarding it's sound, crisp, good base, you get each penny worth After my endless search for a wireless set for workout I decided to get back to wired sets and this was my choice to use with my iPhone 5."
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Button

Button:
"The wire covering on both pair peeled off and the control buttons never worked well and fell apart."
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"But the middle button is erratic - hard to push once twice thrice to adjust track."
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"Ultimately, volume buttons and mic fail, so it goes."
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"After about 7 months, the in-line mic and controls started to fail (random volume adjustments, non-responsive buttons and eventually 100% failure)."
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"Well within a month they broke, the right ones sound would come and go, the buttons to change an volume broke."
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"The headset are not sweat proof like advertise, after 4 month of jogging the main button (answer call) failed."
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"The quality of the sound is great, the buds fit comfortably in your ears, and the control button is easy to reach."
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"They sound great but the buttons break."
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"There's also a nice pause skip button built into the microphone which is nice feature."
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"The volume and play pause buttons are hit and miss at best."
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"I also like the iPhone compatible microphone, pause button, and volume controls."
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Cable

Cable:
"The first issue to me was out of the box, (now I know from a manufacturing stand point your dammed if you do and dammed if you don't) the cord was too short, granted they give you a small extension cord with the headphones I hate multiple connections they always come apart."
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"Unfortunately, the rubber coating on the cables shredded over time and now the wires are exposed."
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"The versatile cord length was a bonus for less cord hassle, but if this product were to be upgraded I might suggest a flat cord for less tangle during storage."
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"I couldn't get comfortable with the cord."
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"One thing the other reviewers fail to note is that the cord on these headphones is incredibly short - they are clearly designed for one thing and one thing only, and that is to wear running with an armband."
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"I haven't used the included extension cord but I presume it's pretty good if you need the extra length."
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"The short length of the main cord is perfect when used with the included armband as the amount of cord is just right so as it's not so long that it's swinging and getting in the way of your arms."
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"The cord is a reasonable length, they are very comfortable, the sound quality is great, they don't hurt your ears, they don't fall out, and the rubbery tips don't ever fall off and get lost."
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"Would have liked the cord to be a bit shorter if being sold with a extension."
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Color

Color:
"I will order a pink in color if available but at this moment I was unable to find one."
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"The music quality is ok... Beside, i dont get why is so expensive than MIE2...it is same quality but weird color..."
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"Love the color but very poor design with the two piece wire always pulls apart doing preacher curls and multiple other movements"
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"The color is what it is - oh well."
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"The green color was very nice and seemed unique."
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"The neon green is a pretty cool color as well, very next gen. and finally the nice extras is the Bose arm band that accepts your device (light green) and an 12 extension if you need it."
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"The colors are really nice too, having nice selecting (opposed to having standard black or white earbuds)"
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Comfortable

Comfortable:
"I'm hearing nuances in music I was missing with other headphones and enjoying a comfortable, secure fit while running."
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"After trying these out I was suitably impressed, the soft tips fit my ears perfectly, they're super comfortable and won't come out easily."
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")Stylish armband included that modified to FIT iPhone 5 sCONS:The included armband, though is very stylish and comfortable to wear, is very flimsy."
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"I purchased these over the MIE2i due to the ability to work out and sweat with out damaging the micPros:Comfortable, I forget I had them inEar buds come in 3 sizes and the Small fit perfectlySound: Music has the perfect balance of base and trebleMic: Callers say I sound like i'm talking with them in person, no static or background noiseI also hear people with great clarityColor is very pretty."
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"These not only are the best sounding but also the most comfortable."
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"Still, I can't help but recommend a slightly less comfortable alternative, but one literally 1 5th the price MEElectronics M6-CL Sport Sound-Isolating In-Ear Headphones for iPod, iPhone, MP3 CD DVD Players - Clear with arguably similar build quality, better audio, but no armband."
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"We both loved the comfort and clear sound you expect from Bose."
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"I'll start by saying these are some of the most comfortable and best sounding sports headphones I've tried."
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"The comfort level is exceptional, and the sound quality is great."
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"The full review is like this - (a) Bose ear buds are easily the most comfortable out there, they don't budge, you can wear for hours at a time."
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"They are not bad speakers, comfortable, good quality materials, and they look good."
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Connector

Connector:
"I bought these for the water-resistance, and am disappointed that the headphone connecter comes straight out of the jack instead of being angled like other headphones in this series."
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"I looked the problem up online, and cleaned both all of my ios devices and the earphone jack, but the problem kept occuring."
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"In conclusion:The cords are either too long or too short to use (the clip helps a little)All of my buttons stopped workingWhen my ios display turns off, so does the music (It is a problem with the jack)so my headphones became useless."
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"The tip of the extension cable connector broke, rendering it useless."
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"There is an arm band phone holder included but it's not something I usually wear - so to get the phone to your pocket you'll need the extension cable (which is included - but bulky connectors and I hate having to connect things - ie another point of failure noise etc)."
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"too long and it catches on everything, usually yanking the buds from my ears and most annoying - if you use it on a cardio machine the extra weight of the connector creates an annoying tug on your ears on every step you take."
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"These Bose headphones put out amazing sound quality (not as loud as I expected, though), and the cable, 3.5mm audio connector, and other construction feel extremely durable."
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"The angled connector is easier to manage and more durable."
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"Fortunately I have an engineer in the family and he was able to resolder the wires and fix the jack."
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"I don't anticipate that problem with this jack."
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"Construction: Nice thin and straight plug connector, which is very helpful with some of the device cases these days."
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Control

Control:
"The wire covering on both pair peeled off and the control buttons never worked well and fell apart."
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"The earpieces themselves didn't appear to have much in the way of wear and tear so I took apart the volume control mic, which is where the problem seemed to start."
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"After about two weeks the controls began to malfunction."
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"The other reviewers who complain about the inline mic and controls failing after just a few workouts are absolutely right."
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"I believe that the mic volume control is not well seal against sweat water which goes inside and damage the control."
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"The quality of the sound is great, the buds fit comfortably in your ears, and the control button is easy to reach."
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"The play pause control and microphone work well with my Galaxy Note 3."
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"Besides comfort, they also let me control my iPhone as well as the sound control on my iPad and computer."
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"The controls on the headset are great as well - very helpful when exercising or outside when you can't see the display on your phone or mp3 player."
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Durable

Durable:
"i'll write back after i use these for a while - the ie2 were used 4x per week and i did not take particular care of them - disappointing life - hopefully these will be more durable..."
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"very good, the most durable i have ever used."
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"They are also pretty durable: I accidentally put them through the washer dryer and they came out unscathed."
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"Very durable and great quality of sound!"
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"I would definitely recommend these durable headphones for anyone who wants great sound quality and headphones that will actually stay in your ears! "
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"Durable and comfortable."
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Fit

Fit:
"They were excellent headphones for about six months...Now, to why I gave these headphones two stars (it would have been one if not for the comfort and fit)."
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"I've tried about 15 different styles of headbuds and not are as comfortable or fit as good as these."
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"I'm hearing nuances in music I was missing with other headphones and enjoying a comfortable, secure fit while running."
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"I have used these with every tip included and cannot get a good fit, and the included sport holder arm band was sized for IPhone 4s."
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"Poor fit, poor sound, and very uncomfortable for long periods."
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"I have relatively large ears, so many earbuds don't fit well with me."
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"Well they are Bose, you can only expect good sound and good fit."
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"Very good qulity and perfectly fit to my ears."
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"Once I tried them on, I didn't believe they would stay in my ear as they were so comfortable but I never once had an issue with their fit."
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"Soon after this began, I took the headphones to a Bose store and they replaced them with very few questions asked (great customer service).My second pair of Bose SIE2i Sport Headphones fit and worked as good as the previous version for, again, about six months when the volume controller and microphone began acting up again."
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"love this head set and fits like a charm."
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Listening

Listening:
"Sounds awesome while listening to rap these make it hard to sit still"
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"Not the best workout headphone but good just for listening."
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"They do not get crazy loud, but loud enough for hearing damage for long term listening."
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"I searched and searched for a cheaper set of headphones to replace my Sennheiser headphones, which were great for exercising but not good for listening while sitting on an airplane or in a car - the headrest interfered with proper positioning."
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"These are great for listening to DBT or ryan adams or Townes van zandt"
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"Great for running, sleeping on a plane, or just listening to music, I highly recommend these."
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"Able to take calls while listening to music."
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"I am a heavy classical music listener and I also love listening to international artists as well."
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"The thesound is excellent if you are listening to like a smart phone."
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Material

Material:
"However the quality of the material of these headphones is absolutely terrible."
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"My ONLY complaint is that the cord is made of a very rubbery material and it tends to catch on itself (if you wind it up when not in use, it is a little tough to untangle it)."
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"PROS:Earbuds are comfortable, firm fitted, could wear for hoursLines are at perfect length (if not, there's an extension), well constructed material to maintain durabilitySweat proveSuperb SOUND QUALITY even in loud environment."
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"They are not bad speakers, comfortable, good quality materials, and they look good."
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"If they break down I will just keep having Bose replace them and maybe they will take the hint that in order to deliver high quality sound they need to be constructed in a highly durable material so that we can use it"
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"When I saw these (which come with the same type of comfortable flexible silicone ear chosen material as Earhoox have, I was thrilled."
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"Last but least the Armband is neat and stylish, seems of durable material but at the same time has soft touch, however if you are packing thick guns, (big biceps or arms ) then forget it."
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"It feels the materials used for this headphone is extremely durable."
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Microphone

Microphone:
"Now the first problem came about 5-6 months after I purchased this product when the microphone for the headset quit working, I choose to not send them in at that time because the problem was intermittent and my iPhone was old and I assumed it was in the phone, I didn't check it with another phone at that time."
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"The earpieces themselves didn't appear to have much in the way of wear and tear so I took apart the volume control mic, which is where the problem seemed to start."
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"The microphone on these headphones was broken when I received them."
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"I went through three of these in two months because a piece broke off the earpiece and the mic stopped working, but BOSE has a great warranty and replaced them."
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"Quality of sound wasn't good for a Bose and microphone for calls was even worse."
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"Only real negative is that the microphone is far down my chest and I am 6' 1."
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"I went through three of these in two months because a piece broke off the earpiece and the mic stopped working, but BOSE has a great warranty and replaced them."
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"I have been through at least 5 other in-ear headphones, cheap to expensive, trying to find a good fit, good sound and good microphone I finally found the right one."
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"The sound quality is what you might expect from Bose, and the microphone has great noise canceling so you can have a business call at the gym, or on a jog and the people on the other end of the phone are not aware of your surroundings."
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"The play pause control and microphone work well with my Galaxy Note 3."
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"Good sound but the mic doesn't work"
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Music

Music:
"I'm hearing nuances in music I was missing with other headphones and enjoying a comfortable, secure fit while running."
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"In conclusion:The cords are either too long or too short to use (the clip helps a little)All of my buttons stopped workingWhen my ios display turns off, so does the music (It is a problem with the jack)so my headphones became useless."
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"When the screens turn off, the music turns off also (which is very annoying while running)."
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"And the same problem is true in reverse: the loose fit means everyone nearby has to listen to my music-- I hate that, as do they."
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"They still play music fine but the mic is dead."
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"Music sounds so good in these headphones."
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"Great for running, sleeping on a plane, or just listening to music, I highly recommend these."
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"Clear music."
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"Great headphones for an active music lover!"
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"I'm hearing nuances in music I was missing with other headphones and enjoying a comfortable, secure fit while running."
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Noise

Noise:
"These are open air design so they do not seal out external noises, which is good for safety while running outside but not so good for a noisy environment like a plane ride."
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"Yes, these headphones are what I would call expensive, but at least they don't fall out every quarter-mile or make weird loud thumping noises in the middle of your head every time you take a step (I am talking about YOU, Klipsch in-ear sport headphones)."
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"I purchased a set of Sennheiser CX 685 headphones and the noise blocking is outstanding, but it's irritating when I'm running, I hear every footstep I take, my breathing, etc."
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"Terrible sound quality and outside noise cancelation."
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"The passive noise canceling is not that good, you can hear traffic through them, but I do not mind, because it's safer while running that you keep hearing possible dangers."
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"I don't recommend these for anyone who wants noise cancellation."
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"good headphones, do let in a bit of outside noise but that probably makes them better for running."
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"The sound quality is what you might expect from Bose, and the microphone has great noise canceling so you can have a business call at the gym, or on a jog and the people on the other end of the phone are not aware of your surroundings."
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"The sound doesn't come even close to Beats (mainly the bass) and the noise cancel is poor, but the quality of the product is very good."
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"The sound is clear, but leaves a safe level of noise (e. g. cars when you're running outside), they stay in your ears while you're running, and they're not affected by excessive sweat."
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"I received these as a gift and I'm really happy with the fit, noise cancelling ability and build quality of these great sounding in-ear headphones."
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Plastic

Plastic:
"Third, the rubber plastic earbud covers are flimsy and easy to break."
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"Too flimsy I lost the plastic part on one of speakers ( the part that has the Bose logo on ) at the first time I used it for running I don't think if this is a good choose for workout."
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"In the past I have had problems with the strap on these wearing out or a plastic piece on them eventually breaking (I'm not super delicate while I'm working out) but with the Reebok arm band it's so solid it doesn't appear there is anything I can do to rip or wear it out."
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"I love the sound and fit of these, but the green rubbery plastic they use on the wire is very tacky."
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"Third, the rubber plastic earbud covers are flimsy and easy to break."
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"I have tried clear bandaids, plastic wrap ect in an effort to protect the hand controls from all the Seattle rain and so far, so good but nothing has stayed put for very long and I am constantly working on the next protective covering."
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"nice product, very good contruction quallity so you don't have to be worried about cuts between cables or plastics failures."
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"They stay in your ears well, come with many different size nubs, and are far more comfortable than the Powerbeats' plastic hooks."
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Price

Price:
"So bottom lineCord is too shortQuality is terrible for the money (better length of life out of Dollar Tree $1.00 ear buds)Sound is great, but what good is sound quality when they don't work at all?"
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"They do fit very well and stay put, which is why I bought them, so I am satisfied in that regard, but expected higher sound quality from Bose...I wouldn't recommend them because of the price and lack of exceptional sound quality above and beyond cheaper headphones."
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"I had a pair of Sure Headphones that I lost and thought Bose would be far superior but it is a terrible disappointment, Bose cost more money and it's quality is inferior."
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"At this high price point it seems like a major oversight."
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"I feel so ridiculous for paying this much money for headphones BUT the quality is awesome, the sound is superb and they are cool-looking."
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"But there are enough problems that I would not recommend them to anyone, especially at that price point."
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"I always was under the impression that it was worth spending the extra money to get good quality, not the case with these."
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"After working my way through 5 to 10 different headphones for running and cycling, I spent the extra money and purchased these at the recommendation of a colleague."
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"Great product at an unbelievable price!"
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"They still work, but the quality durability of these headphones is awful especially for the hefty price tag."
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"I have been through at least 5 other in-ear headphones, cheap to expensive, trying to find a good fit, good sound and good microphone I finally found the right one."
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Quality

Quality:
"The sound quality is good but not great, and they do stay in the ear as advertised."
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"(b)sound quality is good, not great."
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"Sound quality is not great, but they do stay in your ear for the most part, and they do take a punishment with no real wear and tear."
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"However the quality of the material of these headphones is absolutely terrible."
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"I would not use them as my everyday headphones, sound quality is not meant for that, but they are perfect for exercising."
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"Quality of sound wasn't good for a Bose and microphone for calls was even worse."
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"Great sound and overall quality."
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"i didn't see anything written about this..sound quality is very good and stays clear and in place when running."
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"I always was under the impression that it was worth spending the extra money to get good quality, not the case with these."
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"Great sound quality while still being aware of environment sounds."
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"The sound quality was very good."
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Range

Range:
"I thought these would be irritating when playing golf and hitting the range, but they are extremely comfortable and stay in-ear tight when swinging."
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"The headphones sound pretty good but have disappointing low range (bass), they stay in my ears but feel like they're not in right ."
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"In the price range, it's hard to find better sounding earbuds that also stay in your ears."
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"The sound is VERY hard to beat for the price range and the function."
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"I am used to earbuds in the $20-$30 range so maybe I'm not the best judge."
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"Two stars because the in ear fit is nice and the mid and high ranges sound pretty good..."
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"I run in Wisconsin so these have been exposed to a wide range of weather, and everything still works perfectly!"
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"Tonal clarity is excellent across all ranges (low, mid and high) and they really stay in your ears!"
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"The sound range is perfect."
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"I thought these would be irritating when playing golf and hitting the range, but they are extremely comfortable and stay in-ear tight when swinging."
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Rubber

Rubber:
"Unfortunately, the rubber coating on the cables shredded over time and now the wires are exposed."
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"Third, the rubber plastic earbud covers are flimsy and easy to break."
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"However, after enjoying them for about 3 years, I am finding that the rubber coating on the wires is deteriorating."
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"The removable rubber ear-molds are easy to remove and wash. Couldn't be happier with my purchase."
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"The winged rubber tips make them super comfortable - I've never found another pair of in-ear headphones that are comfortable even after hours of wear."
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"Third, the rubber plastic earbud covers are flimsy and easy to break."
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"Tried: Yurbuds (nope, fiddly fit), Shure Buds (stuffed my ear canal with rubber, but great sound), but both not optimal."
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"However, after enjoying them for about 3 years, I am finding that the rubber coating on the wires is deteriorating."
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Size

Size:
"The first issue to me was out of the box, (now I know from a manufacturing stand point your dammed if you do and dammed if you don't) the cord was too short, granted they give you a small extension cord with the headphones I hate multiple connections they always come apart."
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"To start with - I have very small ears and I hate the sensation of something stuck way into the ear hole."
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"Seriously, I'd like to think I have an average ear, and the small was too small and the large was too large, and so the medium was the lesser of the 3 crappy fits."
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"The way they fit didn't suit me at all, I found it hard to select a size that would provide a secure fit."
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"The sound is good..cant get them to stay in ears when running...The phone case that came with it is way to small for my arms...fits way to tight and is uncomfortable."
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"As usual, the medium (default) size felt best...but never perfect."
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"Also, I have small ears and the buds were very comfortable and stay put."
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"I've tried all three earplug sizes and none work well."
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"Sound quality is great, but no matter which earbud size I use, they slip out when running."
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"Having those three different sizes (small, medium, large) really help with having the comfortable size."
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Sound

Sound:
"The sound quality is good but not great, and they do stay in the ear as advertised."
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"(b)sound quality is good, not great."
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"Sound quality is not great, but they do stay in your ear for the most part, and they do take a punishment with no real wear and tear."
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"Not as good sound compared to the regular Bose IE headphones, feel cheap too."
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"I always have issues with earbuds hurting my ears after more than about 5 minutes or they fall out or they don't deliver great sound."
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"I would not use them as my everyday headphones, sound quality is not meant for that, but they are perfect for exercising."
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"Great sound and overall quality."
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"Well they are Bose, you can only expect good sound and good fit."
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"Great sound quality while still being aware of environment sounds."
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"So bottom lineCord is too shortQuality is terrible for the money (better length of life out of Dollar Tree $1.00 ear buds)Sound is great, but what good is sound quality when they don't work at all?"
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"The sound quality was very good."
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Sport

Sport:
"I used the hell out of them under pretty strenuous conditions but not outside what I would consider abnormal conditions for sports earbuds."
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"I have used these with every tip included and cannot get a good fit, and the included sport holder arm band was sized for IPhone 4s."
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"Bose (SIE2i Sports headphones) does not have such a good bass."
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"I was excited with this sports version but was extremely disappointed once I used it."
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"I have temporarily misplaced my other Bose earphones which were not the sports model."
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"This is bose first attempt at a sports head phones, so we are Guinea pigs in a way."
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"These are by far the most comfortable sport in-ear headphones i have ever used."
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"I'll start by saying these are some of the most comfortable and best sounding sports headphones I've tried."
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"Soon after this began, I took the headphones to a Bose store and they replaced them with very few questions asked (great customer service).My second pair of Bose SIE2i Sport Headphones fit and worked as good as the previous version for, again, about six months when the volume controller and microphone began acting up again."
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"I used to go through headphones on a monthly basis, but Bose provided me with the quality and durability I was looking for with sport headphones."
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"Love the sport length for when I'm running."
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Volume

Volume:
"The earpieces themselves didn't appear to have much in the way of wear and tear so I took apart the volume control mic, which is where the problem seemed to start."
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"This can be quite a problem when on a bike ride and the volume maxes out."
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"Ultimately, volume buttons and mic fail, so it goes."
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"I believe that the mic volume control is not well seal against sweat water which goes inside and damage the control."
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"The inline mic volume has broken on two units for me, and other seem to have the same problem."
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"After about 7 months, the in-line mic and controls started to fail (random volume adjustments, non-responsive buttons and eventually 100% failure)."
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"Soon after this began, I took the headphones to a Bose store and they replaced them with very few questions asked (great customer service).My second pair of Bose SIE2i Sport Headphones fit and worked as good as the previous version for, again, about six months when the volume controller and microphone began acting up again."
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"Personal decision, I'd trade comfort for sound quality (c)if you sweat into the volume rocker it will break."
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"The quality of the build is perfect, just like a Bose should be but I have to turn the volume all the way to max to hear anything."
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"If I bumped the sound to loud on my Nano iPod (which given my fingers and running is easy to do) I could quickly reduce the volume using the built in switch."
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"This is my first bose; and its been a week; i really loved it; not for its sound (it creates a great sound on high volume); but it was very comfort on the ears throughout my 6-10 mile work out without any adjustments required; I ran close to 28 miles since I got this in multiple sessions ; so far its working like a charm without worrying to re-adujst."
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Warranty

Warranty:
"And, I experienced a RIGHT CHANNEL EARPHONE FAILURE AGAIN a few days over 1 year after purchasing (again, outside of the warranty)."
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"I didn't get mine with the inline mic because I have heard of problems with those, but Bose is superb with their warranty."
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"Bose has an excellent warranty program too so if they fail within the year, getting a headset replaced is free and very easy."
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"I went through three of these in two months because a piece broke off the earpiece and the mic stopped working, but BOSE has a great warranty and replaced them."
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"I do understand 'register your product' though, and recommend you do that out of the box to secure your warranty."
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"Until then I'm happy to utilize their warranty replacement service."
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"The warranty is good for one year."
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"It is imperative that you buy this product at a store like Best Buy that offers extended warranties that will allow you to trade the product in no matter the condition."
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Weight

Weight:
"The problem that I experienced is that the weight of the earbud was too heavy for me."
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"too long and it catches on everything, usually yanking the buds from my ears and most annoying - if you use it on a cardio machine the extra weight of the connector creates an annoying tug on your ears on every step you take."
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"When going for a run or even lifting weights, these help with staying in the year and the wire is a decent length to not get snagged."
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"Clean sound, they stay put when running, lightweight, they do a great job of allowing you to hear environmental noises."
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"Its personally never been a problem with me because I use my sansa player that clips on to my shorts and both the player and the headphone are very lightweight and sound very good."
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"I wanted a set of headphones for exercising, that sounded good and would stay in my ears when running and when I was in the weight room."
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"Once you've got them set in place you forget within seconds that they're there, the weight distribution is great and even when sprinting on the treadmill there's not a hint of movement."
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iPhone

iPhone:
"Now the first problem came about 5-6 months after I purchased this product when the microphone for the headset quit working, I choose to not send them in at that time because the problem was intermittent and my iPhone was old and I assumed it was in the phone, I didn't check it with another phone at that time."
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"First, the design is horrible unless you have an iPhone (a larger phone won't fit into the arm band) and plan to use the stupid arm band."
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"This product is great quality and sound, I really enjoy it, but the armband is not compatible with the iPhone 5That's why i give it only 3 startsBecause the iPhone 5 is large it almost fit on the armband, but the iPhone 5 also has the audio plug in the bottom, and the armband is design to insert the audio plug in the top, and you can't just put your iPhone 5 backwards because the plug remain in the other side."
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"Which, while not necessary, is nice if you purchase these headphones to go with an iPod touch or iPhone."
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"It's a challenge to get the iPhone 4 in there."
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"Besides comfort, they also let me control my iPhone as well as the sound control on my iPad and computer."
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"The armband that comes with fits my iPhone 5s pretty snug but works for the time being."
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"My iPhone fits perfectly, yet the non-adjustable arm band is almost like a tourniquet on my arm."
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"And the sound is just as clear if I used it on my iPhone."
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"If not for the wire rubbing against my skin, I would completely forget I have these on.~ It came with a Reebok armband for my iPhone 5.So if you are looking for the perfect headphone for your active lifestyle, I suggest you try the SIE2i Sport Headphones."
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