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Symphonized MTL Dual Driver Heavy Bass Premium In-ear Noise-isolating Headphones with Mic (Silver) by Review Summary ,  Sep 1, 2015

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Symphonized MTL Dual Driver Heavy Bass Premium In-ear Noise-isolating Headphones with Mic (Silver)
Report Date: 01/02/2016
Based on 473 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 4.3
Returned or considering to return: 4.4%

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Individual Feature Rating
Comfortable4.9   above average
Noise4.8   above average
Quality4.7   above average
Range4.7   above average
Color4.6   average
Fit4.6   above average
Microphone4.6   above average
Music4.6   above average
Sound4.6   above average
Vocal4.6   above average
Cable4.5   above average
Size4.5   above average
Price4.4   average
Design4.3   above average
Loud4.3   above average
Plug4.3   above average
Control4.2   above average
Cover4.2   above average
Metal4.2   average
Service4.2   average
iPhone4.2   average
Volume4.0   above average
Connector3.9   exceptional


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Button

Button:
"Plus the button on the cord has a mind of its own, These were the worst headphones ive ever had as far as manufacture quality."
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"I suspect the microphone: Google Talk launches randomly and untimely (less than 1 minute between occurrences), next previous track functions are messy using the double triple click on the button, pause play are inaccurate and unresponsive, causes music app to crash."
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"Unfortunately there is no button for volume."
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"My biggest problem is the button for pause unpause sticks and doesn't toggle correctly - right out of the box."
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"I love that there is a microphone skip track button on them too, makes answering the phone while listening to music effortless."
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"The one button control work great!"
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"He loves these cause he says they have a control button that will pause and play what your watching or listening to."
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"There is also a button on the mic where you can turn the ear buds on and off which is great so you don't have to keep taking them in and out if you have kids running around needing to ask a question (or a husband, whichever).These ear buds come in a small package that includes the ear buds, a small pouch, and three sizes of silicone ear pieces to make sure you get the right size fit."
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"I love the easy button for volume control too."
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Cable

Cable:
"Plus the button on the cord has a mind of its own, These were the worst headphones ive ever had as far as manufacture quality."
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"These are pretty decent headphones the sound is about average (there is a background static that, while not loud, is still frustrating), the cord is a nice length and doesnt tangle, the included cloth carrying bag is a nice plus to have, and the different sized earbuds means that I can use the headphones if I need to, and so can my 5 year old."
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"The cord is super long which can be annoying but it is super helpful as well when you need the extra length."
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"I fear that the cable will fail over time."
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"I have moved and flexed the cord in all directions and there are no clicks or skips or dead spots in them at all."
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"Pros: Great sound, three different sizes of ear pieces, long cable that doesn't knot easily"
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"These sound great--they have a flat cord which seems less likely to tange."
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"The flat cord and strain relief are real good."
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"They have a nice lengthy cord so he can keep the phone in his pocket and not worry about the buds being pulled out of his ears."
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"It has a gold plated 3.5mm connector plug it comes with a 49 inches of hassle free and tangle free wire cable, One button controls the play,pause and skip features but there is no volume control."
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"Some have commented that they love the cord."
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Color

Color:
"Not only do they look great with a metallic gold and black color scheme, they also have a great sound quality."
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"Nice silver color."
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"The MTL model comes in the colors silver and gold but some of the different models have more color options with the same great quality sound ."
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"These Symphonized MTL Dual Driver headphones are very sleek looking with a nice silver color."
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"I like the silver color of this headset and was pleasantly surprised by the awesome bass sound."
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"I love the silver color."
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Comfortable

Comfortable:
"The only thing I don't love about them about them is the comfort level."
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"Sound quality is decent and they're comfortable for being noise canceling."
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"Unlike some ear buds where when you wear them too long they hurt your ears these are comfortable and have a great cushion."
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"The earbuds fit comfortably in my ears and having the extra sizes (S M L) of the custom comfortable silicone ear tips makes it so whichever is the most comfortable for me, is what I use."
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"The middle earbud cover fits me well enough that I can wear these and be reasonably comfortable for a good amount of time."
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"They are comfortable in the ears and the sound quality is very good."
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Connector

Connector:
"I bought these thinking the connector wouldn't one day make one of the sides stop working, but on top of the connector malfunctioning both sides are affected."
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"However, the main reason why I'll be returning these headphones is because the fit isn't good (even after trying all three provided fittings) and, most annoyingly, the headphones don't fit well in the iPhone headphone jack and constantly come out during listening."
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"Symphonized always amazes me with their sound, the bass sounds precise but so does the vocals and musicOnly downside is the audio jack."
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"I liked the flat-designed headphone jack, but it actually sticks out a fair amount (probably to fit into thicker phone cases)."
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"It has a gold plated 3.5mm connector plug it comes with a 49 inches of hassle free and tangle free wire cable, One button controls the play,pause and skip features but there is no volume control."
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"Best of all works with many devices using 3.5mm right angle connector plug in, which works nicely in a waistband type case or specially designed bag or backpack."
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"Finally the input jack is very nice."
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"I appreciate the L shapoed, 90 degree input jack."
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Control

Control:
"I haven't used these with my phone so I cannot say how well the voice control works or the microphone."
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"I was, however a little disappointed that there is no control for volume."
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"The volume control is very easy to adjust."
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"The only comment my husband had to say about them is that he wished they had a volume control on them but besides that the functionality of them was great and he enjoyed using them as well did I."
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"The volume control is easy to work and they are very comfortable."
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"The volume is easy to control."
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"The one button control work great!"
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Cover

Cover:
"This is one thing that I didn't care much about because although there were different sizes to the bud covers, I found them to be a bit uncomfortable."
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"Hard to put cover on earbuds and look and feel very cheap!"
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"The next plus was the 3 different size covers to help make sure you receive a perfect fit for your ear."
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"They also have two extra ear covers, so you can choose the size that's perfect for you."
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"The middle earbud cover fits me well enough that I can wear these and be reasonably comfortable for a good amount of time."
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"I love that they include various sized earbud covers for your ear size and a really nice traveling case to keep your earbuds safe in."
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"These fit into your ears very comfortably and there are three sizes of covers so you can choose which ones fit your ears most comfortably."
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Distortion

Distortion:
"The vocals are crisp and clear with no distortion as well as the deep bass they advertised."
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"The sound is not distorted and is very clear."
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"Volume levels are more than adequate with no apparent distortion what so ever."
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"The boost adds a bit more attention to the top end static on a distorted guitar which is a little different as well as certain snare drums."
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"It must be the dual drivers that allow for this because I have never heard earbuds with so little distortion and a great balance of sound."
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"They sound really good and the music doesn't come in distorted or muffled."
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"There's no sound distortion and the noise reduction is very good."
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Fit

Fit:
"I had high hopes for these IEMs, but I ended up disappointed in 2 areas:1 - The fit wasn't good."
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"Don't fit well"
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"They tend to pop out because they don't fit comfortably in my ear."
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"However, the main reason why I'll be returning these headphones is because the fit isn't good (even after trying all three provided fittings) and, most annoyingly, the headphones don't fit well in the iPhone headphone jack and constantly come out during listening."
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"The first thing I like is they came with a small canvas drawstring bag that the earbuds fit in perfectly."
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"The next plus was the 3 different size covers to help make sure you receive a perfect fit for your ear."
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"He has been asking me for a new pair of headphones and these fit best because he could use them with his phone, not only on his laptop."
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"My headphones arrived with a beautiful, eco-friendly carrying pouch and extra ear plugs tips that were sized to fit different ear canals... That alone was really special as some ear buds don't fit everyone comfortably."
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"The earbuds fit comfortably in my ears and having the extra sizes (S M L) of the custom comfortable silicone ear tips makes it so whichever is the most comfortable for me, is what I use."
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Heavy

Heavy:
"The only problem with them is the weight, they are quite heavy and would fall out of my ear."
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"It has a heavy bass so beware of the volume."
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"- not very comfortable wearing them extensively- sounds ok -- bass heavy"
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"The drawback is that it is bit heavy so you have to get used to it."
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"I do like them, they are heavy but easy to wear."
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"Good sound quality, maybe a little too much bass, but I guess I can't complain since I bought the heavy bass earphones."
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"I love bass heavy music, and I was impressed with the sound quality of these."
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"My son suggested I try theseSymphonized MTL Dual Driver Heavy Bass Premium...and he was right, I love them."
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"He likes the heavy bass feature and he said the sound was clear and undistorted."
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Loud

Loud:
"These are pretty decent headphones the sound is about average (there is a background static that, while not loud, is still frustrating), the cord is a nice length and doesnt tangle, the included cloth carrying bag is a nice plus to have, and the different sized earbuds means that I can use the headphones if I need to, and so can my 5 year old."
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"You ever been at the gym and your jam comes on and you turn it way up...like so loud your phone warns you you can get ear damaged from prolonged use at this volume?"
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"These headphones get loud but the sound is still crisp and clear."
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"These are pretty decent headphones the sound is about average (there is a background static that, while not loud, is still frustrating), the cord is a nice length and doesnt tangle, the included cloth carrying bag is a nice plus to have, and the different sized earbuds means that I can use the headphones if I need to, and so can my 5 year old."
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"I gave a four star, dont get me wrong they are very nice loud, they do give off a great clear sound of music."
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"I don't listen to music too loud, but the bass in these is nice and clear."
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"Of course that's only if I'm listening it at a pretty loud volume."
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Metal

Metal:
"Overall, the sound was often washed out in favor of Bass, and the buds themselves were uncomfortable to use, way too large, with the metal rims often scratching the cartilage of my ears."
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"I'm sure the wooden Symphonized earbuds are much better, but these metal ones were just a big disappointment."
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"Pros:- Cables are really nice- mic is also niceCons:- the metal part is bulky- not comfortable as I thought since the speaker part comes out and touches the ear when you plugged it into your ears."
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"I don't know if there is any advantage, other than durability, to having the shiny metal, but I like it."
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"It is true that due to it being metal it will be more durable but the weight makes them fall off in seconds"
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"The look of the metal is nice too."
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"I love the sleek brushed metal look of them."
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"I love the metal and they are aesthetically appealing."
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"I'd also never owned a metal pair of earbuds, so they're pretty fancy."
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Microphone

Microphone:
"I haven't used these with my phone so I cannot say how well the voice control works or the microphone."
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"Many headphones that I use that have a microphone on them are simply not good for listening to music and talking, but these headphones excel at both."
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"I havent had a chance to really use the inline mic with my IPhone yet: but Im sure I shouldnt have any problems with it."
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"A good deal for some quality earphones with mic."
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"I enjoy being able to skip tracks songs with the mic."
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"I've used them exclusively for listening to music, I haven't yet use the microphone for the telephone, but I'm really happy with the way they fit and they feel in my ears and I think they get great sound."
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"The microphone works nicely ."
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"I love that there is a microphone skip track button on them too, makes answering the phone while listening to music effortless."
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Music

Music:
"I suspect the microphone: Google Talk launches randomly and untimely (less than 1 minute between occurrences), next previous track functions are messy using the double triple click on the button, pause play are inaccurate and unresponsive, causes music app to crash."
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"Not only are they great to look at, but listening to music with them is amazing."
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"When music is too dirty the sound get lost and disturbed, is not good for music who have much bass."
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"The sound really can't be beat, I love the depth the bass reaches and how clean the music sounds."
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"MTL dual driver earphones are great not only for studies but you can enjoy music anytime any where without disturbing everyone around you."
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"I love bass heavy music, and I was impressed with the sound quality of these."
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"These are perfect for music, movies, and games on and any portable device (cell phone, tablet, ipad, cd player, etc.)"
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"These earbuds change the tone of my music and make it a pleasure listening thru these devices now."
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"I can hear the music and or book on cd great, and the road noise is totally lessened."
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"The music sound was good."
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Noise

Noise:
"Ear buds are not comfortable they always fall out of my ears and noise cancillation is not as good as regular symphonized ear buds."
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"The wiring on my old noise cancelling earphones was so weak it pulled out of the earphones and stopped working."
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"Sound quality is decent and they're comfortable for being noise canceling."
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"They also block outside noise very well indeed."
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"The best part of these headphones is the noise cancelling function."
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"The external noise reduction was great and I found out that I could use them in unique ways."
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"I can hear the music and or book on cd great, and the road noise is totally lessened."
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Plug

Plug:
"Buds sound great but the quality of the rubber plugs are terrible."
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"My left ear is a problem for any earbuds or ear plugs."
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"It has a gold plated 3.5mm connector plug it comes with a 49 inches of hassle free and tangle free wire cable, One button controls the play,pause and skip features but there is no volume control."
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"I love the way they fit in the ear and come with 3 sets of different sized plugs to customize for a perfect fit."
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"Best of all works with many devices using 3.5mm right angle connector plug in, which works nicely in a waistband type case or specially designed bag or backpack."
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"When they came in, it came with a small cloth bag and couple of different rubber caps for the plugs., but honestly the ones that the ear-phones came with it was the perfect fit for me."
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"I also love the low profile of the plug and how it fits nicely in my phone."
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Price

Price:
"this is my third pair of symphonized ear buds for any amount of money they are a must purchase but as a plus plus they are very inexpensive my only disappointment this recent purchase has to do with what i perceive as amazon repackaging this product when i opened the box the ear buds were thrown in sloppily not in the pouch and not even twist tied together i feel a bit uncomfortable using them thinking this was a return"
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"Good quality headphones are hard to find at a decent price."
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"Clarity would be hard to beat in this price range."
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"The price was hard to beat and the reviews were really great."
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"I wouldn't recommend buying them at their original price, but for $30 these are definitely worth the price."
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"wow... pretty disappointing wellp that's what u should expect from a discounted product.. it's discounted for a reason... there not reliable...plus the brand doesn't seem to stand behind is product with its customer service...I don't think anybody answers emails there smh...don't let the good reviews and price deceive you like it did with be"
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"Great sound and plenty of bass for such a small price!"
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"The sound isolation works incredibly well for such inexpensive headphones, and the bass is there, although the quality may suffer a bit."
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"I bought these out of curiosity, because the regular Symphonic wood ear buds were so impressive for the price."
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"These are among the best ear buds I've had at any price!"
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"The bag it came is super cheap as well."
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Quality

Quality:
"The collapse of the tips meant that I could not get a good seal, which greatly reduced the quality of the sound I was getting.2."
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"They sound quality is not perfect, but it is decent enough for the rare occassions that I am forced to use headphones."
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"I'm very happy with the superior sound quality of this brand, and would not hesitate to recommend Symphonized to my musically inclined friends."
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"Good quality headphones are hard to find at a decent price."
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"I can't show how good the sound quality is, but you will have to take my word for it."
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"I can't really describe, the quality of the headphones us not that great."
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"Great quality"
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"Sound quality is decent and they're comfortable for being noise canceling."
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"The sound isolation works incredibly well for such inexpensive headphones, and the bass is there, although the quality may suffer a bit."
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"Good quality."
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"Sound quality is good as any other sympjonised headphones."
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Range

Range:
"Clarity would be hard to beat in this price range."
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"Voices in various ranges were quite clear and good quality, especially with a mainstream a cappella group I have been enjoying."
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"PROSBut first and foremost I go for sound quality, these sound amazing, have great range."
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"The music comes alive with excellent balance in the overall range of sound reproduction with clean, crystal clear highs and smooth midrange that just sets you up for the bass when it hits."
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"The NRG line are more balanced with a decent amount of low end and nice full range."
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"I will point out that I have owned many headphones and earbuds in this price range, and that is why I was so surprised that they sound so good!"
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Rubber

Rubber:
"Buds sound great but the quality of the rubber plugs are terrible."
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"I love that these are rubber coated and flat which will mean less kinking."
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"He loves that they come with other rubber ends to adjust to the perfect fit for your ears."
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"Included with this purchase is a few extra sets of earphone rubbers of different sizes so that you get the best fit to enjoy your headphones."
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"The ear pieces are rubber and are removable for easy replacement."
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"Buds sound great but the quality of the rubber plugs are terrible."
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Service

Service:
"I had a problem with a set and contacted customer service and they replace the bad ones right away and werevery helpful."
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"Yeah, so if anything happens you contact customer service and they will help you solve your problem."
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"Overall I'm very happy with my earphones and with the help from customer service if there is any issue."
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"Customer service is absolutely unbeatable."
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"They sound great and the company has very good customer service but the cables durability is lacking"
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"After getting a pair that didn't last long I got a replacement pair and though there is a minor defect they work pretty well and the customer service people I've interacted with are helpful and all around great."
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"Great customer service: just had mine replaced hassle free after several months off use under 1 year warranty."
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Size

Size:
"This is one thing that I didn't care much about because although there were different sizes to the bud covers, I found them to be a bit uncomfortable."
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"I do have small ears and maybe that is why I am having that problem."
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"bass is awesome :)dual drivers :)design is gorgeous with gold finishing on bud and flat wires to prevent tangling :)cost effective :)some problems i dealt with was inserting the different sizes of earpiece into the bud and it was Extremely difficult."
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"These come with 3 sets of the rubber ear buds in different sizes, which I have never seen before, very nice."
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"I could not get over how great the sound is, I mean you would think for something so small that just goes in your ear could not have great sound at all."
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"I now hate them...I changed the earpieces to the smaller size."
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"Great sound and plenty of bass for such a small price!"
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"loved this and the smallest size were perfect for my ear."
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"The headphones comes with three different sized earbuds, so it's easy to find the right size for your ears."
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"The earbuds fit comfortably in my ears and having the extra sizes (S M L) of the custom comfortable silicone ear tips makes it so whichever is the most comfortable for me, is what I use."
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"They also have two extra ear covers, so you can choose the size that's perfect for you."
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Sound

Sound:
"The collapse of the tips meant that I could not get a good seal, which greatly reduced the quality of the sound I was getting.2."
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"Symphnized XTC (wooden earbuds) were much better sounding although not impressive either."
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"fantastic sound - short lifepurchased these mid-august and today (10 9 15) they failed."
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"They sound quality is not perfect, but it is decent enough for the rare occassions that I am forced to use headphones."
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"I'm very happy with the superior sound quality of this brand, and would not hesitate to recommend Symphonized to my musically inclined friends."
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"I can't show how good the sound quality is, but you will have to take my word for it."
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"These sound great--they have a flat cord which seems less likely to tange."
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"The sound was amazing but let me tell you that these would not stay in my ear no matter what."
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"Sound quality is decent and they're comfortable for being noise canceling."
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"Great sound and plenty of bass for such a small price!"
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"The sound isolation works incredibly well for such inexpensive headphones, and the bass is there, although the quality may suffer a bit."
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Vocal

Vocal:
"The vocals are crisp and clear with no distortion as well as the deep bass they advertised."
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"Symphonized always amazes me with their sound, the bass sounds precise but so does the vocals and musicOnly downside is the audio jack."
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"The deep bass and clear vocals were very nice and clear."
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"These are great for listening to your favorite music, the vocals are crystal clear not muffled like some earbuds are."
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"What's interesting to me is the dual drivers which apparently helps to deliver exceptional sound, better bass, vocals and all around better acoustical performance, especially so for earbuds."
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"* Excellent Bass which produces crystal clear vocals and great overall sound quality."
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"The deep bass with clean vocals and clear sound blew me away!"
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Voice

Voice:
"I haven't used these with my phone so I cannot say how well the voice control works or the microphone."
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"Music is clear, voices are clear."
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"The voice on these are excellent!"
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"I love the voice activate feature so that I can take calls."
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"Voices in various ranges were quite clear and good quality, especially with a mainstream a cappella group I have been enjoying."
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"I have no problems hearing voices through the ear piece when having a conversation."
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Volume

Volume:
"Unfortunately there is no button for volume."
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"It has a heavy bass so beware of the volume."
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"Occasionally the volume will go all the way up to the max... not fun for your hearing."
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"I was, however a little disappointed that there is no control for volume."
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"At lower volumes I've noticed the bass is a little weak, so I'd have topush the buds into my ears a little bit to get that extra little bit of isolation, but once you pushed them in they stay whereyou want them and the sound is better with lots of bass."
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"You ever been at the gym and your jam comes on and you turn it way up...like so loud your phone warns you you can get ear damaged from prolonged use at this volume?"
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"He was able to listen at a lower volume and still get a noise cancelling effect."
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"The volume is perfect."
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"These canceled the noise of the mower and I only had the volume up 1 2 way- and the quality of the music was exceptional!"
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"The volume control is very easy to adjust."
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"And the sound quality is amazing, everything is crisp and clear and I have to keep my volume turned way below what I normally would for lesser headphones."
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Weight

Weight:
"The only problem with them is the weight, they are quite heavy and would fall out of my ear."
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"The size and the weight made wearing them a bit uncomfortable for long periods."
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"It is true that due to it being metal it will be more durable but the weight makes them fall off in seconds"
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"They were comfortable in my ears and light weight."
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"A very durable product without the weight , I was very skeptical ,I thought the metal plugs would have!"
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"The earphones are very easy to handle, are portable, light in weight, and are compatible with many devices."
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"The ear phones feel pretty light weight and does not take up much space."
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iPhone

iPhone:
"However, the main reason why I'll be returning these headphones is because the fit isn't good (even after trying all three provided fittings) and, most annoyingly, the headphones don't fit well in the iPhone headphone jack and constantly come out during listening."
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"I havent had a chance to really use the inline mic with my IPhone yet: but Im sure I shouldnt have any problems with it."
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"These headphones are now compatible with the latest generations of iPod, iPhone, and iPad and also they work with all Androids, tablets, mp3 players, and other devices."
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"This set of headphones make a great replacement those that come included with your lovely Samsung device, iPhone or iPad, and also a great pair to workout with."
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"I am always listening to something on my iPad or iPhone so it is important to me to have a good pair of headphones."
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"This set works great with my iphone and delivers a good clear audio when playing back music, phone calls and audio books."
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"My nephew did use these for a couple hours due to him forgetting his Iphone earphones and he mentioned the earphones sounded nice that they were almost as nice as his Iphone earphones."
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