AfterShokz Bluez 2 Wireless Headphones

AfterShokz Bluez 2 Wireless Headphones

A$129.95

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 3 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    Thanks to wireless bone-conduction technology, the AfterShokz Bluez 2 Headphones let you enjoy your music without tuning out from the world around you. Using AfterShokz's OpenFit design, the headphones guide mini vibrations through your cheekbones to your inner ears, delivering sound without plugging or covering your ears.

    Exceptionally lightweight and comfortable, the open-ear listening experience is further enriched through innovative technologies like PremiumPitch - dual-suspension transducers that guarantee high-quality bone-conduction audio. Meanwhile, LeakSlayer significantly reduces natural sound leakage.

    Connecting to your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad via Bluetooth, the headphones allow wireless freedom that doesn't have to be plagued by traditional limits. Confidently stash your mobile device anywhere on your body - or even just somewhere nearby - without the inconvenience of signal drops and music skips.

    Built for the mobile and active lifestyle, AfterShokz Bluez 2 are nanotechnology-treated to repel sweat, and have dual microphones to ensure crystal-clear voice communication. Offering six hours of play time per charge, the headphones also come with optional reflective safety strips that will increase visibility in darkness.

  • Highlights

    • Bone-conduction technology leaves ears open to outside world
    • OpenFit ensures unmatched ambient sound awareness and extended comfort
    • PremiumPitch technology guarantees the finest in bone-conduction audio
    • LeakSlayer technology significantly reduces natural sound leakage
    • Nanotechnology treatment repels sweat and moisture
    • Complete control of music and calls right from the wireless headphone unit
    • Dual microphones deliver clear communication, even in noisy environments
  • Did you notice?

    Bone-conduction technology uses vibrations to transmit sound waves directly to the cochlea via the cheekbones without plugging or covering the ears.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Listening to music with wireless convenience, without completely tuning out from the outside world.
  • What's in the Box?

    • AfterShokz Bluez 2 Headphones
    • Storage pouch
    • Micro-USB charging cable
    • Adjustable tension band
    • Reflective sticker
  • Tech Specs

    • Frequency Response: 20Hz~20KHz
    • Impedance: 100+-3dB
    • Other Features: Active Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth, With Mic, With Remote and Mic, Noise Cancelling, Stereo Bluetooth, Sports & Fitness, Wireless
    • Form Factor: Neckband
    • Connections: Bluetooth
    • Drivers: Bone Conduction Transducers
    • No. of Microphones: 2
    • Batteries: Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
    • Battery life: 6 hours
    • Charge Time: 2 hours
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: AS500G
    • UPC or EAN No.: 858510003215

    Non-Apple Branded products / Third Party Products

    • Note: Apple's One Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer - Please see your product box and literature for details. Rights under the product manufacturer's warranty are in addition, and not instead of, any rights that you have under consumer protection laws.

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Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (3.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Not as magical as I thought they would be

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    Picked these up on a whim while shopping for my first-ever bluetooth earbuds. Perhaps I misinterpreted the packaging, but there i Picked these up on a whim while shopping for my first-ever bluetooth earbuds. Perhaps I misinterpreted the packaging, but there is no magic here. The "wireless bone conduction headphones" lingo made me think that there wouldn't be any sound coming out of the speakers for people around me to hear. Unless you have the volume very low (like, sleeping baby in the room next to you low), anyone standing near you can hear the music. . . which makes them more like personal speakers than earphones. As for fit/comfort, I found them a bit tight, and there was a strong vibration pulsing with the music--kind of a multimedia experience, but in a bad way. I had them on for about 30 seconds, and when I took them off, my head and jaw felt very strange. Perhaps others would get used to it, but I can't imagine keeping them on for very long.

    For the sake of the review, I thought I would test them for a phone call. They were slightly better for conversation than music. I called my mom, and her voice was tinny. She said that she could hear me, but that my voice was tinny as well. We chatted about five minutes, and she asked me if I could take the headphones off and talk to her "normal." When I did take the headphones off, I had that not-so-good jaw feeling again. Note that I wear a bluetooth headset (plantronics) for phone calls at my job all day long, so I am accustomed to having something on my head. This is a different feeling. . . and kind of pre-headachey.

    The one positive thing I can say is that they have good range; I walked 25 steps away from my phone during the call before the quality got scratchy. If you don't have a lot of motor sensitivity in your head, and you're looking for a way to hear both your music/phone call PLUS outside ambient noise (safety? not sure why else), you might find these interesting. But from the packaging, price, and availability at the Apple Store, I expected something more impressive.

    • Written by from New York

    2 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Not as magical as I thought they would be
  • Good for spoken word

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    These are good headphones for phone calls and for listening to spoken word (podcasts) recordings. The one drawback is there is lit These are good headphones for phone calls and for listening to spoken word (podcasts) recordings. The one drawback is there is little/no lows. Anything with much bass causes a slight buzzing near the ear that might put off some users.

    • Written by from Farmington

    2 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Good for spoken word
  • Awesome & works for the gym!

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Loud enough for the gym. However, depending on how crowded the gym is, you will hear a bit of gym noise in the background since th Loud enough for the gym. However, depending on how crowded the gym is, you will hear a bit of gym noise in the background since these aren't in ear headphones. With that said, for bone conducting headphones that are wireless, they're surprisingly good. When you raise the volume up really loud, you'll feel the base and the headphones start bouncing on your temple. It'll actually tickle a little.

    Since they don't slide in your ear, sweat doesn't build up. Also, you're aware of your surroundings and are able to hold a conversation while still listening to music. The battery lasts pretty long, I worked out with a full charge for 2 hours, went home and purposely left it off the charger to see how much juice it would have the next day, the headphones beeped "battery high", so I was pretty stoked about that. I don't feel like I wasted a hundred dollars, yet, at least.

    • Written by from Austin

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Awesome & works for the gym!
  • Awesome & works for the gym!

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Loud enough for the gym. However, depending on how crowded the gym is, you will hear a bit of gym noise in the background since th Loud enough for the gym. However, depending on how crowded the gym is, you will hear a bit of gym noise in the background since these aren't in ear headphones. With that said, for bone conducting headphones that are wireless, they're surprisingly good. When you raise the volume up really loud, you'll feel the base and the headphones start bouncing on your temple. It'll actually tickle a little.

    Since they don't slide in your ear, sweat doesn't build up. Also, you're aware of your surroundings and are able to hold a conversation while still listening to music. The battery lasts pretty long, I worked out with a full charge for 2 hours, went home and purposely left it off the charger to see how much juice it would have the next day, the headphones beeped "battery high", so I was pretty stoked about that. I don't feel like I wasted a hundred dollars, yet, at least.

    • Written by from Austin

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Awesome & works for the gym!
  • Not as magical as I thought they would be

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    Picked these up on a whim while shopping for my first-ever bluetooth earbuds. Perhaps I misinterpreted the packaging, but there i Picked these up on a whim while shopping for my first-ever bluetooth earbuds. Perhaps I misinterpreted the packaging, but there is no magic here. The "wireless bone conduction headphones" lingo made me think that there wouldn't be any sound coming out of the speakers for people around me to hear. Unless you have the volume very low (like, sleeping baby in the room next to you low), anyone standing near you can hear the music. . . which makes them more like personal speakers than earphones. As for fit/comfort, I found them a bit tight, and there was a strong vibration pulsing with the music--kind of a multimedia experience, but in a bad way. I had them on for about 30 seconds, and when I took them off, my head and jaw felt very strange. Perhaps others would get used to it, but I can't imagine keeping them on for very long.

    For the sake of the review, I thought I would test them for a phone call. They were slightly better for conversation than music. I called my mom, and her voice was tinny. She said that she could hear me, but that my voice was tinny as well. We chatted about five minutes, and she asked me if I could take the headphones off and talk to her "normal." When I did take the headphones off, I had that not-so-good jaw feeling again. Note that I wear a bluetooth headset (plantronics) for phone calls at my job all day long, so I am accustomed to having something on my head. This is a different feeling. . . and kind of pre-headachey.

    The one positive thing I can say is that they have good range; I walked 25 steps away from my phone during the call before the quality got scratchy. If you don't have a lot of motor sensitivity in your head, and you're looking for a way to hear both your music/phone call PLUS outside ambient noise (safety? not sure why else), you might find these interesting. But from the packaging, price, and availability at the Apple Store, I expected something more impressive.

    • Written by from New York

    2 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Not as magical as I thought they would be
  • Good for spoken word

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    These are good headphones for phone calls and for listening to spoken word (podcasts) recordings. The one drawback is there is lit These are good headphones for phone calls and for listening to spoken word (podcasts) recordings. The one drawback is there is little/no lows. Anything with much bass causes a slight buzzing near the ear that might put off some users.

    • Written by from Farmington

    2 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Good for spoken word

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