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Powerbeats 2 Wireless In-Ear Headphone - Pink-Gray by Review Summary ,  Sep 13, 2015

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Powerbeats 2 Wireless In-Ear Headphone - Pink/Gray
Report Date: 01/03/2016
Based on 2207 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 3.6
Returned or considering to return: 7.3%

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Individual Feature Rating
Quick4.7   above average
Shipping4.6   above average
Weight4.5   average
Comfortable4.4   average
Pairing4.4   average
Fit4.2   average
Listening4.2   average
Sport4.2   average
Sound4.1   average
Design4.0   average
Music4.0   below average
Wireless4.0   average
Battery3.9   average
Quality3.9   below average
Headphone3.8   average
Cable3.6   average
Light3.6   below average
Packaging3.6   below average
Size3.6   below average
Bluetooth3.5   below average
Price3.5   below average
Control3.4   below average
Hook3.4   average
Loud3.4   below average
Heavy3.2   below average
Service3.1   below average
Charging3.0   below average
Video2.8   mediocre
Warranty2.7   below average
iPod2.7   mediocre
Durability2.5   mediocre
Sync2.3   mediocre
Plastic2.2   below average
Button2.1   mediocre
Cover2.1   mediocre
Remote2.1   mediocre
Power1.9   mediocre


Quotes from the Reviews - What People Say about:

Battery

Battery:
"The only problem I have with them is the battery life."
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"My only problem is the battery life."
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"Cons: battery life sucks, not very comfortable after an hour of use, music intermittently cuts out when my phone is in the pocket, over priced."
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"At that cost, the roughly 5-6 hour battery life is simply unacceptable."
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"I well never buy beats again they sound crappy and the battery dose not hold charge"
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"overall not good sound quality, poor battery life, uncomfortable fit"
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"Battery life has been pretty decent, and the carrying case makes it easy to haul the (very small) charge cable around just in case you need a quick refueling during the day."
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"Great sound quality and battery life."
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"The battery life is way better than advertised and love how the iPhone indicates the battery level with just a quick glance."
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"The battery life is decent and the earphone charge up very quickly (maybe an hour for full charge)."
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Bluetooth

Bluetooth:
"The Bluetooth connection is horrible"
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"They appear to have incompatible Bluetooth software versions even though both are using the most updated software available."
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"These things sound good, but the Bluetooth is terrible!"
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"It looks nice, it play nice but the Bluetooth range isn't good, when I put my phone in my pocket it keeps cutting off an when I'm talking with a phone calls, it gives trouble"
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"These might be one of the better bluetooth headsets I have used and especially at $100, it's hard to pass up."
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"I've tried it with 3 different Bluetooth enabled devices and the same problem keeps coming up."
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"I have been looking for a Bluetooth set that was easy to run with and wouldn't fall out of my ears."
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"These are the greatest Bluetooth headphones."
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"The sound is great and the Bluetooth connection is amazing."
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"Connects to my pho e connects to my Bluetooth iPod, sound is great."
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"I have a Bluetooth speaker that sounds great so I don't the the problem is Bluetooth...If this wasn't a Christmas gift with no gift receipt it would definitely be returned."
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Button

Button:
"I have owned two pairs of Powerbeats 2 and both pairs of quit working within 45 days due to the power button failing."
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"Power button broke in the first week...took it to my local Apple Store and they sent it to get fixed for free."
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"The on off button is not easily accessible."
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"Eventually the volume down button broke off."
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"Frustrated, I attempted to turn them off only to discover the power button would not respond."
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"After 34 days the volume button broke"
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"It was easy to pair, although the pairing button is really tiny."
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"Worked great for a couple months then the buttons stopped working every time sweat would get on them which was often since he would use it at the gym."
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"I am also fairly pleased with ease of use, Press the power button for 4 seconds and your ready to sync."
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"When i first got them, they worked amazing, though after 2 months the microphone and volume buttons no longer worked!"
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"Wish they had a pause button to easily pause music, but overall a superb product"
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Cable

Cable:
"While they had a decent sound, they were not the most durable and the cord kept getting in the way."
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"I have become so annoyed with the whole ordeal I bought $5 headphones with a cord and stopped using these because they are always broken."
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"When the first 6 months I had these I tried to wear the headphones with the cord going around my neck and this was a problem."
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"The problem with those is the cable noise that I mentioned above."
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"This was also the only pair I found that did not generate interference or whatever you call that annoying noise when the cable is touched rubbed whacked whatever."
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"The last negative is that the supplied power cord is super short."
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"Battery life has been pretty decent, and the carrying case makes it easy to haul the (very small) charge cable around just in case you need a quick refueling during the day."
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"excellent sound, lightweight and no cord hassle"
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"What can I say sound is crisp, love that I'm not fighting the extra cord."
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"He absolutely loves the hands free and cord free."
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"These have been perfect for working out, no more cord hanging down getting in the way or having to conceal my headphone cords under my shirt so they don't get caught on any of the equipment."
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Charging

Charging:
"Sound quality is great but broke easily after trying to remove them from charger having them for less than 4 months"
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"Easy to syncNice carrying caseCons:The cover for the charging port does not seem very durable, time will tell."
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"The charging mechanism failed within 3 weeks."
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"If i dont use them for 2-3 days after charging they are dead."
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"The flap for the charging port is not easy to cover and uncover."
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"Thus, when they stopped charging, I was extremely upset and disappointed, so I was forced to return them."
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"Battery life has been pretty decent, and the carrying case makes it easy to haul the (very small) charge cable around just in case you need a quick refueling during the day."
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"Sound quality is great but broke easily after trying to remove them from charger having them for less than 4 months"
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"Work great for about two months and then the charge will not hold in them."
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"The battery life is decent and the earphone charge up very quickly (maybe an hour for full charge)."
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"The headphones are every comfortable and the battery life is really good and they charge really fast."
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Comfortable

Comfortable:
"They are not comfortable, the sound is mediocre, the same as in $30.00 head sets and I failed to find the value in these units."
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"Crisp sound, comfortable and easy to wear, and no cords...I love my beats!"
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"In my case they do not fit well which affects the comfort and the sound quality."
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"Comfortable, have lived in them from full charge to dead and didn't really notice any discomfort until several hrs later."
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"So I tried my girlfriend's son's pair of Powerbeats and instantly I noticed the difference in comfort and although the sound wasn't as great as the Yurbuds, it was more than enough for listening to my music at the gym."
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"They were great, I do have small ears and were a little hard to get the ear wraps to fit comfortable but other than that they worked perfectly."
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"And the ear hooks are adjustable, which I would highly recommend spending some time with to make sure you get the best fit and comfort level."
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"great sound and super comfortable"
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"They are very comfortable to wear, the Bluetooth connection is out standing I easily walked 2 basketball court lengths without the connection dropping a beat I was very impressed."
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"They feel comfortable for long term use and are well made."
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"These are the most comfortable and best sounding of them all."
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Control

Control:
"Terrible quality control on this! "
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"They are terribly uncomfortable and since apple owns them now they don't have all of the controls for android that the Tones do."
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"The volume control cover broke off and the headphones do not work only after a few months of very light use."
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"When I got it the control volume is broken."
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"Do not buy these until they fix the problems with the controls."
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"The sound quality needs improvement and the controls are way to small and not easy to use without looking."
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"when I'm out running with the volume wide open on my phone, the volume is not loud enough to effectively enjoy the music, and the volume control on the headphones will not work."
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"The controls work well, but I have not used the mic, but likely works well like the rest of the functions on these headphones."
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"Not really...the sound is pretty good, but if you don't have a Apple product you don't have any controls except to answer a call coming in.. Plus."
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"As well as giving an excellent all round sound experience, the bass is good and volume control easy to use."
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"They worked great, initially, and then the cover for the in-line controls fell off."
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Cover

Cover:
"Easy to syncNice carrying caseCons:The cover for the charging port does not seem very durable, time will tell."
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"The flap for the charging port is not easy to cover and uncover."
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"The volume control cover broke off and the headphones do not work only after a few months of very light use."
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"Some reviews said that cover for charging port is easy to damaged - it is, but if you are gentle with it then won't be any problem."
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"The cover for the charging port is very flimsy & easily ripped off."
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"Had them one day, and the USB cover broke off, on the second charge."
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"I use the biggest one as it covers the holes in my ears really well therefore producing great bass and treble."
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"They worked great, initially, and then the cover for the in-line controls fell off."
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"Some reviews said that cover for charging port is easy to damaged - it is, but if you are gentle with it then won't be any problem."
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"The cover for the charging port is very flimsy & easily ripped off."
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"Well it came without a cover for the charge port."
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Distance

Distance:
"Not great distance compared to cheaper products with the same function."
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"The battery last all day and the Bluetooth connection is nice and goes a good distance"
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"The great thing is I can walk a good distance from my phone and still have my music connection."
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"Great for long distance running."
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"The distance is pretty good too."
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"Great wireless distance."
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Durability

Durability:
"Thats the biggest problem, as most of their products have the durability of a paper clip."
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"Their durability is the worst, I bought thesis head phone 10 month ago and they look as if they have been with me for 10 years."
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"Very disappointed in the quality and durability."
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"While I was impressed by the sound quality of these earphones, I was very disappointed in the durability."
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"Very bad durability, broken after 1 month ."
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"However, I must mention that I am a little worried about the durability over the long term."
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"Great sound quality, but zero durability."
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"I bought the Powerbeats 2 wireless and have been extremely happy with both the sound and durability of the product."
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"I looked at the durability, how long the battery lasts, and how well people say they fit in your ears."
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"I have only had the PowerBeats for three weeks, so I cannot comment on their long-term durability, but they seem well built,"
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"Sound - 4, ease of setup - 4, quality and durability - 0."
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Durable

Durable:
"I like my Motorola S11's but they don't sound as good as the Powerbeats and they certainly weren't very durable."
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"The fit is great and they feel much more durable than I expected."
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"These are great fitting ear phones, perfect for working out - HOWEVER, they just aren't durable."
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"I am seeking recommendations for a more durable product."
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"build quality: I have only had these a few days so I can't speak of the longevity of them but so far they feel pretty durable and appear to be made of high quality materialsBluetooth: The bluetooth connection of these is just ok, I would say 15-20 feet is what you should expect as long as you don't have anything between the device and you (with the exception of having your phone in your pocket)."
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"These headphones have good sound for Bluetooth wireless headphones and they are durable, but that's where my liking of them ends."
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Fit

Fit:
"Straight out of the box, the fit was a little annoying after an hour or two... but after some adjustments, I constantly forget that I'm even wearing these."
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"The jaybirds sound good, but I could never get a good fit and they would always fall out come loose when working out."
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"The Powerbeasts are fine don't fit as well as I would like in my ear but they do the job."
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"I have small ears so it's hard to find a good fit."
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"I was worried they would be too bulky, but they fit on the ear like a dream."
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"I am a big fan of Beats in general however depending on your ear size configuration these may be too bulky and not fit well."
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"And the ear hooks are adjustable, which I would highly recommend spending some time with to make sure you get the best fit and comfort level."
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"Sound is crisp and they give you a variety of ear buds to fit your ear perfectly."
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"The sound, the fit, the way they work with my 6s Plus is just unbelievable."
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"There comfortable while working out many adjustments to fit your ears right."
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"Fit comfort- 310 If positioned and twisted right they will stay in and stay secure for literally hours."
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Headphone

Headphone:
"They are the worst headphones I've ever owned."
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"They lasted for about 6 months before the earbud broke off the clip rendering the headphones useless."
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"My headphones have recently failed after only 2 months of use."
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"Awesome headphones, but sadly had to return because they were uncomfortable in my ears."
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"Although the Sound quality is great, these are the worst headphones you want to buy if you work out daily."
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"I have never been so pleased with a Beats product, these wireless headphones have been amazing."
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"Great headphones."
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"I know there are a lot of hype that says Beats are just paying for the brand but these are great headphones."
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"These are the greatest Bluetooth headphones."
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"Anyway, I've had $35 wireless headphones & never would have bought the Powerbeats @ $199, but at this price they are AMAZING."
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"The multiple ear pieces really help., I love these headphones,"
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Headset

Headset:
"I've done a lot of research for good workout wireless headsets and I've seen all the negative reviews about this headset so I was very skeptical of purchasing these, so I bit the bullet and bought them while I was out and about and I am very glad I picked them up."
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"These might be one of the better bluetooth headsets I have used and especially at $100, it's hard to pass up."
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"The sound and the quality is great, however, beware that if you are watching a movie with this headset, the sound come a split second later that what was actually spoken."
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"I haven't found a reasonable bluetooth headset that sounds good and isn't too bulky to work out in."
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"A headset I bought online for jogging failed on me and I needed a replacement."
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"I've done a lot of research for good workout wireless headsets and I've seen all the negative reviews about this headset so I was very skeptical of purchasing these, so I bit the bullet and bought them while I was out and about and I am very glad I picked them up."
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"Ear pieces fall off too easily from the body of a the headset, and they don't stay in ear as well as my Bose headset (whose earpieces never fall off of the body."
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"I liked this over some of the high end headsets out there because it wraps around the ear which gave more stability and stays on your ear better."
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"The sound and the quality is great, however, beware that if you are watching a movie with this headset, the sound come a split second later that what was actually spoken."
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Heavy

Heavy:
"Most other sets have the reciever on one side and heavy, very annoying when working out."
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"People that think these are amazing probably never tried anything but generic headphones at best these are mediocre for the price really heavy on bass that kills the mid range.. and they broke 82days later."
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"Large, bulky, heavy, hard to fit on your ears and they don't make a good deal with your ear canal."
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"i did not love the sound quality, it is missing the beautiful warm base that is usually with al beats headphone also the battery is not lasting that long that probably the worst thing you have to constantly charge this even when you are not a heavy user the battery is so weak, So sound was not that impressive to me and battery definitely not worthy of cary around if this is your only headphone, you will definitely feel sad when the battery goes and you have no way to quick charge it."
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"But the fact is, for the price they should have been durable (mine actually developed a small crack 3 months in).Bass heavy - I believe this being a negative is a matter of opinion - but yes, they balance more towards the low end than the middle or high."
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"People that think these are amazing probably never tried anything but generic headphones at best these are mediocre for the price really heavy on bass that kills the mid range.. and they broke 82days later."
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"I found the fattest ones give me superior noise cancellation while being bass heavy."
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"I'm no audiophile so the quality of sound is good enough in my opinion and considering the type of music I listen to for workouts and runs are naturally bass heavy there are definitely no complaints."
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"The sound is spot-on for me - it does have the depth that you would expect from Beats (personally I don't think the bass is too heavy), and they are very comfortable to wear."
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"I have to tell you, I don't know what all these reviews on here claiming this set having good or heavy base were listening to but it wasn't this set I ASSURE YOU."
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Hook

Hook:
"Within two weeks the earphones had broken right at the point where it joins with the ear hook."
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"It's just uncomfortable sometimes with the stile of ear hooks or buds they have."
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"I thought I would dislike the over-ear hook, especially since I wear glasses, but I've had no problems with it."
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"The ear hooks are tight at first and may be a but uncomfortable, but give your ears time to get used to them."
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"If you wear glasses, like I do, the ear hook can be obnoxious and uncomfortable."
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"And the ear hooks are adjustable, which I would highly recommend spending some time with to make sure you get the best fit and comfort level."
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"Hook on quick and easy."
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"The over the ear hook retainer with these buds works great when paired with the right set of silicone ear pieces."
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"I thought I would dislike the over-ear hook, especially since I wear glasses, but I've had no problems with it."
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"And i like the way it hook on your ears without feeling anything and good for exercise."
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Light

Light:
"About 3 weeks later i would put them to charge for about 2 hours and the LED light would still be red signifying it was dead."
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"The volume control cover broke off and the headphones do not work only after a few months of very light use."
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"From other reviews I've read since, I've experienced the same problems where the light blinks red, will not charge, whatever is going on they simply do not power up anymore."
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"The sound quality is bad worst than a cheap $20, light bass and can hear a lot background noise."
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"The only complaint is that the on off button is hard to feel and the light is impossible to see in the sunshine."
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"Lights are confusing (on or off; flashing; multiple attempts to power on and off); volume suddenly goes low; un-pairs and requires reset; then must forget device and find device again."
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"They are light and set up was very easy."
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"They are super light weight and very comfortable in my ears."
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"very light and beautiful."
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"Very nice headset, light, with hard carry case for protection which is big enough to accommodate also charging cable."
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"Great sound, light weight and feel good in ear."
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Listening

Listening:
"If I leave my phone in my pants pocket, the audio cuts in and out the entire time, so it's not very effective for listening to ... anything."
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"Great head phones, good sound, Bluetooth works great, to the point that I left my phone on a exercise machine on the other side of the gym and did realize it until I went to change the song I was listening to, the only negative for me is that it's not very sound proof, I'm going to try another type of tips see if that works."
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"So I tried my girlfriend's son's pair of Powerbeats and instantly I noticed the difference in comfort and although the sound wasn't as great as the Yurbuds, it was more than enough for listening to my music at the gym."
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"Yes, it's never going to be as good as wired, but it's for the gym, not listening to the wireless at home."
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"My iPhone was downstairs last night and I was making my bed and listening to music upstairs and never missed a beat."
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"Sound effects in general, and in the ride a bike when listening to it is easy to signal is unstable."
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"Great for listening, somewhat comfortable and pretty good sound."
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"Soundquality is good and they are comfortable for running or just listening to music at the office."
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"If you are one of those people that are serious about working out in the gym and love to get in your zone while listening to your favorite songs to pump you up, get these wireless earbuds."
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Loud

Loud:
"They aren't loud enough to hear over the piped in crappy music at my gym, which is a common problem I find with Bluetooth headphones in general."
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"No a good loud sound."
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"They don't get loud enough,,like somethings wrong with them,worked fine 1st few weeks,now there not ,,don't how who to return them to ,,they were shipped from China"
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"Would be 5 stars except it's just not as loud as would have liked."
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"Terrible in a loud surrounding areas."
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"I actually thought that they were so loud that the guy next to me was going to complain, so I asked him, Do these bother you at this volume?"
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"Very comfortable, great sound, loud, bass is amazing, perfect for working out."
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"when I'm out running with the volume wide open on my phone, the volume is not loud enough to effectively enjoy the music, and the volume control on the headphones will not work."
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"Also they sound great, they get more than loud enough."
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"Highly recommend if you like loud workout music."
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"Loud and good sound but when the wind hits you from the front, the bulky sides hit the air making a nasty wind noise in your head!"
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Music

Music:
"The sound awesome and I had no dropped music..just like some of the reviews they broke in the same place."
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"Cons: battery life sucks, not very comfortable after an hour of use, music intermittently cuts out when my phone is in the pocket, over priced."
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"Unfortunately these are now Discontinued but they are purely wonderful.===== MUSIC QUALITY:I listen to AVICII, DEADmau, Kaskade, FLux Pavillion, Dubstep, DaftPunk, E. S. Posthumus, RIhanna, and Kpop Jpop."
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"They aren't loud enough to hear over the piped in crappy music at my gym, which is a common problem I find with Bluetooth headphones in general."
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"Less than 1-hour use after a full charge, the connection to my 2 devices (6Edge +)&(iPhone 6s Plus) is very poor the music keeps giving weird noises and disconnecting."
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"It sounded like there was a terrible short in the system because the music kept skipping in and out to the point that I could barely tell what song I was listening to."
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"Also love the fact that it drowns out the music the gym plays over their speakers."
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"My iPhone was downstairs last night and I was making my bed and listening to music upstairs and never missed a beat."
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"Music quality is great and you receive 3 ear bud sets to adjust for your in ear comfort."
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"Considering I work in a warehouse I LOVE THESE had trouble actually hearing my music with other earphones."
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"I fell in love with them cause I could hear my music and move around freely."
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Outdoor

Outdoor:
"The other problem which is common to all bluetooth headsets outdoors is the sound or connection cutting out."
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"They don't work well outdoors due to interference between the headphones and my phone."
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"They are not good for running, or really outdoor exercise in general, not just because I'm afraid of getting dirt on a 190 dollar pair of headphones, but the way they sit seems to funnel wind straight into my eardrums and disrupt the music- not terrible, but really annoying."
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"However for running - and specifically outdoors - they are terrible."
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"But outdoors, miserable."
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"I've been through quite a few pair and for outdoor use the Plantronics have been the best."
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"If you're just using them in the gym the sound quality was pretty great, but if you intend on using these outdoors at all I would advise looking at the JLab Epic's or something more aerodynamic."
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"Great for everyday use in gyms outdoors! "
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"These headphones are definitely great for someone who does outdoor running activities."
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"Excellent workout partner, for indoors and outdoors practice."
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Packaging

Packaging:
"Also, if you are afraid of these not feeling comfortable I wouldn't worry too much since the package comes with interchangeable ear pods in which you are bound to find one that fits great for you."
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"Made me wonder if these are real Beats or imposter...unfortunately my packaging he been picked up by garbage company before I could validate."
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"I am thoroughly disappointed in packaging and care that beats gave when sending out my headphones."
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"Horrible just horrible I saw the package and I looked in Side and there was nothing in the box"
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"It's important to find the hidden earbuds in the packaging (hint: they're in a black foil package) as, at least for me, the earbuds that come on the headphones didn't fit well at all."
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"The text on the packaging was darker and more difficult to read, and the picture of LeBron James was cutoff at the shoulder and not centered and clear on the packaging."
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"Purchased as a Christmas gift........Great price, fast shipping as always, well packaged and in perfect condition."
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"My first impression was how great of a job they did with packaging."
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"I am thoroughly disappointed in packaging and care that beats gave when sending out my headphones."
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"Received package, tried them one immediately and worked perfect with amazing sound"
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"They also look great, and the packaging, including the carry case is excellent."
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Pairing

Pairing:
"I know the problem isn't with my laptop because I've paired other bluetooth devices with them (including other bluetooth headphones) and the sound quality has always been great except for the powerbeats."
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"The pairing is horrible."
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"Also two other flaws when comparing them to other bluetooth headphones are that 1-these batteries drain fast, box says 6 hours( just under two hour workouts and after 2 days they have to be charged or will die) and 2-these have a horrible paired radius."
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"It was easy to pair, although the pairing button is really tiny."
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"Using them with Apple Watch- Pairing was very easy- Bluetooth connection dropped twice during a 30 min run- Sound quality is good enough for meUsing them with iPhone 6- Paring was very easy- No issues with connection drop- Earphone made a high pitch noise and stopped playing music - took earphones off and manually power cycle them to correct the issueAfter using the wireless earphones for a week, I found them pretty good."
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"The over the ear hook retainer with these buds works great when paired with the right set of silicone ear pieces."
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"I would say that it is otherwise easy to operate, the battery lasts long (6 hours with continuous use), the pairing is easy and can easily jump from device to device as you please, and the range is great (I can go to the kitchen and leave the phone in my bedroom).But unfortunately the deal breaker is that my Apple earpods that come with the phone give me better sound quality, I don't have to keep refitting them into my ear, and the bass sounds better."
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"So the range and pairing are great and sound quality is fine."
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Plastic

Plastic:
"The plastic they're made of is not durable at all."
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"Cheaply made - flimsy plastic."
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"And the hard plastic part of the earbud is too big to fit comfortably in my ear, your mileage may vary - I have always had to use the smallest earplugs earbuds with other products, unfortunately that part of the headphones is hard plastic so I have to cram them in my ears and they are putting a lot of pressure on the inner curves of my earlobe to get them situated for good sound."
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"The problem is the plastic housing bottle necks to earbud and is fragile."
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"The build quality is also pretty poor on these, the quality of the plastic feels very cheap, it's disappointing that so far, Apple hasn't brought their standards to bear on Beats products since the acquisition."
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"Only drawback I'd say is the hard plastic can get a little uncomfortable if wearing for an extended period."
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"And the hard plastic part of the earbud is too big to fit comfortably in my ear, your mileage may vary - I have always had to use the smallest earplugs earbuds with other products, unfortunately that part of the headphones is hard plastic so I have to cram them in my ears and they are putting a lot of pressure on the inner curves of my earlobe to get them situated for good sound."
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"The build quality is also pretty poor on these, the quality of the plastic feels very cheap, it's disappointing that so far, Apple hasn't brought their standards to bear on Beats products since the acquisition."
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"I was so disappointed in the sound quality, comfort and cheap plastic looking and feeling construction."
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"I inspected the control found the top plastic to pop off very easily, with no kind of gasket material to keep moisture out."
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"Pros:- Connect up to 30 feet to your Bluetooth enabled device- IPX4 sweat and water resistant from the ear bud to the tangle free cable wrap around- Dual-driver acoustics power music through each ear bud delivering a great listening experienceCons:- That over ear piece of plastic can be a touch annoyingCheck out the rest of the list: http: boldlist."
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Power

Power:
"The sound quality was so much better I've only had them for a bit so I can't speak on the durability yet however I did previously own the wired power beats and one of the ears just went out after about 3+ years of use so I do think you get what you pay for don't nickle and dime cheaper headphones unless you like constantly replacing them make the plunge if your on the age"
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"I have owned two pairs of Powerbeats 2 and both pairs of quit working within 45 days due to the power button failing."
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"Power button broke in the first week...took it to my local Apple Store and they sent it to get fixed for free."
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"The last negative is that the supplied power cord is super short."
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"Frustrated, I attempted to turn them off only to discover the power button would not respond."
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"Unable to power on off, I have to constantly charge the damn thing."
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"Both types sound great, and the bass does not over power everything like some Beats headphones I have tried in the past."
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"I am also fairly pleased with ease of use, Press the power button for 4 seconds and your ready to sync."
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"Nice audio, bass is really power.."
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"This amazing sound quality is sure to power you through your workouts."
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"Pros:- Connect up to 30 feet to your Bluetooth enabled device- IPX4 sweat and water resistant from the ear bud to the tangle free cable wrap around- Dual-driver acoustics power music through each ear bud delivering a great listening experienceCons:- That over ear piece of plastic can be a touch annoyingCheck out the rest of the list: http: boldlist."
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Price

Price:
"All I know is my cheap $20 ones don't do that and I appreciate it."
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"Very disappointed given the price."
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"I hope this review saves someone else from the inconvenience, loss of money, and frustration."
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"I am so disappointed, to spend the money on a pair of headphones that only after 3 days of charging no longer works."
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"No excuse to do this when the Best Buy price is $200."
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"Beats continues to scam people with these ridiculous prices but fails to back them up with good quality sound, Second, when i opened this in the mail, the plastic material on the headphones were falling apart, i dont know if this was just my product but it still proved to be a pain trying to stick it back together."
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"Anyway, I've had $35 wireless headphones & never would have bought the Powerbeats @ $199, but at this price they are AMAZING."
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"Great product, good price, fast shipping A+++"
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"Purchased as a Christmas gift........Great price, fast shipping as always, well packaged and in perfect condition."
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"I paid $100 for them during the black friday Amazon sale and at $100, it's a really good price."
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"Over all good purchase money well spent"
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Quality

Quality:
"Sound quality is great but broke easily after trying to remove them from charger having them for less than 4 months"
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"When they work, they sound great but the quality is just horrible and reading other comments, I can see that I'm not the only one having these issues."
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"These powerbeats aren't too different, they have a great build quality, I'm not afraid of breaking them at all!"
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"Terrible quality control on this! "
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"The sound quality is fine... the problem is whatever the device is using as a wireless receiver."
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"This is a quality product but I think the negative reviewers should keep in mind this is only a $150-200 item."
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"Great sound quality and battery life."
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"Sound quality is great, and though the bass levels leave a bit to be desired, that's expected from most earbuds."
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"Sound quality is great but broke easily after trying to remove them from charger having them for less than 4 months"
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"Great earphones, fashionable, lightweight, great sound quality, and fast shipping."
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"Sound quality is excellent."
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Quick

Quick:
"Apple did a great job of fixing them with a super quick turnaround, but having a pair of broken headphones only a few months old was a bit of a let down."
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"The battery life is way better than advertised and love how the iPhone indicates the battery level with just a quick glance."
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"They work good with the iPhone 6S Plus they turn on quick abd charge quickly."
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"The charge on these headphones last for quite awhile and they charge up really quick as well."
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"Hook on quick and easy."
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"Good sound and quick charge long lasting battery life"
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Remote

Remote:
"I haven't dropped them, throw them without the travel case on the gym bag or anything like that and I already have problems with the remote and the range"
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"I would've given the product 5 stars but today the remote failed and it's not fixable."
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"The problem is that after a day, the remote failed."
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"Many people report the inline remote failing, either falling apart or falling because of sweat."
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"I have exactly the same problem as my other users, the bluetooth remote just went missing one day after gym, I purchased this on April 30, basically I have only been using it for a month."
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"The bad news: after 2 weeks of use, like many others, the headphone remote started malfunctioning."
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"Call quality and remote controls are good and responsive too."
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"You can quickly and easily adjust your song or volume with the remote, not needing to take out your phone or music player to do so."
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"Well....the remote worked the the sound quality of the other brand kind of sucked and they were really uncomfortable, I decided that comfort fit and sound quality was more important than the remote so I exchanged them for another pair of powerbeats."
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"the sound quality is ok, the fit over the ear is good and the inline remote does not work with android OS despite what is being advertised."
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Service

Service:
"Crappy product and horrible customer service! "
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"I am really disgusted because I loved these earphones, but the lack of quality and horrible customer service has really jaded me."
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"Do not buy them, too expensive, too fragile and terrible customer service, at apple they even apologize but they said it was Beats policy, and recommended me another brand."
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"In addition, I had to contact Apple customer services (which is not a bad thing) but it can be a series of problems when a company takes over another company such as apple buying beats by dr dre."
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"Apple service has been good to work with but it seems that the battery problems is an issue."
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"But, to force genius bar appointment for failed peripheral devices is just poor customer service."
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"UPDATE:12 7 2015 I've received the replacement Beats that Amazon's excellent customer service has provide...I will keep everyone on here posted! "
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"Apple Retail used to be known for outstanding customer service."
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"The customer service was at best spotty."
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"Excellent service, and great quality."
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"Let me start off by saying these headphones sound great, and Apple's customer service is second to none."
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Shipping

Shipping:
"I called Apple for warranty support and they sent me a kit that included free shipping both ways (take note, reviewers who complain about needing to go to the Apple Store -- you don't)."
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"Great earphones, fashionable, lightweight, great sound quality, and fast shipping."
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"Great product, good price, fast shipping A+++"
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"Purchased as a Christmas gift........Great price, fast shipping as always, well packaged and in perfect condition."
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"Very good product, very fast shipping!"
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"Great product and Fast Shipping! "
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Size

Size:
"I have small ears so it's hard to find a good fit."
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"Lack of a the removable ear piece is slightly frustratingand finally, i really dislike the the overall size of the buds."
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"They were great, I do have small ears and were a little hard to get the ear wraps to fit comfortable but other than that they worked perfectly."
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"The sound quality needs improvement and the controls are way to small and not easy to use without looking."
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"I changed the ear piece (it comes with 3 different sizes) and it was ok, but not too comfortable to wear past 1 hour."
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"Apart from the cost, and as an owner of beats wireless headphones my only complaint with these earbuds is that the buttons are very small and hard to locate and manipulate while wearing."
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"Battery life has been pretty decent, and the carrying case makes it easy to haul the (very small) charge cable around just in case you need a quick refueling during the day."
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"It fits my small ear, perfect fits."
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"The sound is great, the feel is great (small ear approved!"
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"They are comfortable and there are lots of ear bud sizes to choose from."
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"These headphones are comfortable, come with multiple ear bud sizes, and a nice carrying case."
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Sound

Sound:
"Sound quality is great but broke easily after trying to remove them from charger having them for less than 4 months"
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"When they work, they sound great but the quality is just horrible and reading other comments, I can see that I'm not the only one having these issues."
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"The jaybirds sound good, but I could never get a good fit and they would always fall out come loose when working out."
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"These things sound good, but the Bluetooth is terrible!"
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"After 2 weeks of purchase, sound was failing due to sweat."
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"The sound quality is fine... the problem is whatever the device is using as a wireless receiver."
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"Great sound quality and battery life."
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"Sound quality is great, and though the bass levels leave a bit to be desired, that's expected from most earbuds."
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"The sound, the fit, the way they work with my 6s Plus is just unbelievable."
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"Husband loves these sound is amazing and great for working out wireless and has over ear piece to keep them in place"
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"The sound is great and the Bluetooth connection is amazing."
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Sport

Sport:
"These are the 4th pair of sports headphones I've bought, and have only resisted this long because of all the negative reviews."
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"Outperformed (more secure, more comfortable) -> MEElectronics Sport Fi, Yurbuds (these constantly fell out with sweat), Bose Sound Sport (uncomfortable and tried all 3 fits), Bowers and Wilkins C5 S2Pros -> Fit, Secure, look, quality blue tooth."
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"Bought these in response to the SMS Audio SMS-EB-SPRT-BLK STREET by 50 Wired In-Ear Sport Headphones that i purchased based on a recommendation... and compared to those... the Beats are like having a naked angel lick the outside and inside of your ear..."
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"I would highly recommend them if your looking for high quality in ear sports headphones!"
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"Best sports headphones, once they are in the don't move !"
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"good wireless ear-phone for all sports."
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"It just seems as though the general consensus is that they are not truly sweat proof which is ironic considering professional athletes such as LeBron James, Colin Kaepernick, and the like sport these at press conferences, and I'm pretty sure I don't sweat more than them!"
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Sync

Sync:
"My biggest complaint is that it drops sync for about half second sometimes."
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"Next day when synced to my iphone they are at 50% and the next day completely dead."
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"The other is that the indicator light to let you know when it is one and when it is ready to sync can be very hard to see in sunlight or even a bright room."
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"I've read complaints about other PB2 headphones not syncing well with videos at the gym, and I've come to terms with the limitations of tech that these lovers can support, however I don't have any issues with syncing at all."
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"I was a tad disappointed with time lag when syncing to IPAD and IPHONE but I could live with it."
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"Labeled as a premium headset, this model always has troubling syncing with my new iPod."
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"It's also worth mentioning that was the easiest bluetooth syncing process that I have ever done in my life."
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"I had no problem syncing them to my ipad and iphone."
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"Syncs up with video perfectly and also super comfy around my ears."
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"The syncing usually works great."
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"All i know is it keeps connection and sync so well, we never miss a moment together."
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Video

Video:
"However, when I was doing the research before purchasing, a lot of the videos and reviews I read online had a few complaints."
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"The sound and the quality is great, however, beware that if you are watching a movie with this headset, the sound come a split second later that what was actually spoken."
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"A lot of the reviews for this updated version of their headphones were positive, with the majority of negative complaints being about lip-sync while watching videos via bluetooth."
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"I've read complaints about other PB2 headphones not syncing well with videos at the gym, and I've come to terms with the limitations of tech that these lovers can support, however I don't have any issues with syncing at all."
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"I've unfortunately also had the issue with sound lag with video and no updates have corrected the issue."
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"good for music an running but not good for voice - like netflix as there's a delay from the video."
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"The sound and the quality is great, however, beware that if you are watching a movie with this headset, the sound come a split second later that what was actually spoken."
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"Bottom line these headphones are fantastic and if you want to watch videos then use headphones with a cord."
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"It works well especially when your watching a movie on tablet or iPad."
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"Syncs up with video perfectly and also super comfy around my ears."
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"I'll probably buy a different brand for movies but these are great for working out, on the go stuff."
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Warranty

Warranty:
"What happened when the faulty product (which is still under warranty) was brought to the Apple Store- was told by a so-called Genius that the RemoteTalk control was corroded and not covered."
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"However, that clause in the warranty provides unless failure has occurred due to a defect in materials or workmanship and, damage resulting from abuse, accident, modifications, unauthorized repairs or other causes that are not defects in materials and workmanship."
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"Finally, after he worked out in them multiple times he had damaged them slightly which led us to getting them replaced through his warranty."
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"The store no longer offers their warranty on this product because of the high rate of failure and he personally has seen a high percentage of returns of this product."
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"They work very hard to not honor their warranty on a manufacturing defect so don't feel guilty about gluing it together to get them to honor their warranty."
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"Took it to a Apple authorized service in Philippines, they told me that the warranty is void because there is water damage."
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"I went to the Apple store and they were nice enough to warranty replace them after sending it off to a repair shop."
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"I should have seen the red flag when I bought my wife a pair for Mothers Day of this year and Best Buy STOPPED giving warranties for all the Beats products."
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"I purchased the canopy warranty because of the bad reviews but am having a good deal of trouble trying to find out how to return them for a replacement."
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"Very disappointed with Amazon not Apple because they would have made the product good with a valid warranty."
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"If you are buying these I highly recommend the warranty"
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Weight

Weight:
"I don't do cardio with these, only weight lifting, so sweat shouldnt be the problem here."
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"I was worried that with the wireless aspect, I would be adding extra weight that would result in a lackluster fit."
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"Great earphones, fashionable, lightweight, great sound quality, and fast shipping."
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"excellent sound, lightweight and no cord hassle"
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"They are super light weight and very comfortable in my ears."
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"I was a little concerned about these headphones as well due to how much I sweat when running, weight lifting, Cross Fit, etc."
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"Great sound, light weight and feel good in ear."
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Wireless

Wireless:
"I've done a lot of research for good workout wireless headsets and I've seen all the negative reviews about this headset so I was very skeptical of purchasing these, so I bit the bullet and bought them while I was out and about and I am very glad I picked them up."
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"I'd tried yurbuds wireless previously and was very frustrated by them not staying in (despite being guaranteed not to come out) and worse, often not being able to turn them on even when fully charged."
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"Best running wireless earbuds I own, I wear glasses and usually it is a problem to wear over ear earbuds."
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"The sound quality is fine... the problem is whatever the device is using as a wireless receiver."
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"I have never been so pleased with a Beats product, these wireless headphones have been amazing."
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"also, i wear glasses, and I'm pretty much always wearing a knit hat, so those 2 accessories unfortuantely do not mix well with these wireless headphones."
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"Husband loves these sound is amazing and great for working out wireless and has over ear piece to keep them in place"
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"First off I'm usually a Bose guy,but wanted something for the gym that was wireless and gave me good sound."
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"Pricy, but good stuff, great for jogging and the wireless lifestyle."
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"I bought them thinking they would be good for working out, as I used to own the studio wireless but they were too bulky."
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"I've had them for a few days now, I really wanted a good wireless head set for the gym and that could keep up with my cardio without the headphones falling off my ear, and let me say I am very impressed with these headphones."
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iPod

iPod:
"A few negatives: infrequent skipping, regardless of where I have my ipod, and if you want to wear the cord behind your neck, it will stick to your skin and pull the phones loose (easily solved by wearing it in front and tucking it in your shirt, out of the way)."
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"Labeled as a premium headset, this model always has troubling syncing with my new iPod."
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"Easy to pair, my wife who is not the most technical was able to sync with her ipod quickly on her own."
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"Sad to say i am not please with the powerbeats2...the beats pill is amazing...the beats solo hd are amazing as well but the powerbeats2 are not...its somewhat comfortable...pretty color...it was easy sync to my ipod touch...the sound on the powerbeats2 are the only down fall and its so not worth the price..."
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"Only problem I seem to have is you got to have your phone iPod free from obstruction."
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"Also, the bluetooth seems to have the same problem that the original Jaybirds had that if you had your iPod in a certain position on your body the bluetooth would cut in and out."
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"Connects to my pho e connects to my Bluetooth iPod, sound is great."
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"They are ready to use out of the box, pairing with iPod nano was very easy and took just few seconds."
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"Pairing was easy with my ipod shuffle."
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"Work well with my ipod classic and Kokkia i10s bluetooth transmitter."
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"The controls are very simple and they hook right up to my iPod with no problems."
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