Shift Premium Bluetooth Audio
Integrating a custom implementation of the native Bluetooth SBC codec, which JayBird calls Shift, BlueBuds X headphones deliver a level of purity and sound that rivals the best in wired headphones. A great feature of Shift is that it's pair and play, so nothing special is required on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, just standard Bluetooth.
PureSound white noise filtering
JayBird's on-board filtering system, called PureSound, filters out and eliminates white noise to give you a clean audio experience. This is especially helpful for long workouts when you've turned up the volume to motivate yourself.
Playtime to up to eight hours
BlueBuds X pack an impressive eight hours of playtime into a small design. And for convenience, it uses a standard micro-USB connector for charging and includes a battery status icon on screen for iPhone users.
Sports ear cushions hug into the top, back and lower surface areas of your ear – all essential for a secure fit during sports and fitness activities. JayBird's X-Fit design lets you use the headphones either in the traditional under-ear wearing style for music and calls or over-ear – completely free of any cord on your neck – so it feels like you don't have any headphones on.
- Eight hours battery life in a small design
- Works with your Bluetooth-enabled iPhone, iPod touch, iPod nano, iPad, iPad mini or Mac
- Complete music and call controls
- Liquipel sweat-repellant technology for maximum durability
- Standard micro-USB charging
- Wireless music and calls
- Secure fit for sports
Did you notice?With up to eight hours battery life you can enjoy a full day of music and calls, or work out an hour a day for an entire week on a single charge.
Apple Recommends ForSuperb wireless comfort and sound from your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad during sports, fitness or outdoor activities.
What's in the Box?
- JayBird BlueBuds X Premium Wireless Headphones
- Three pairs of ear tips (S,M,L)
- Three pairs of secure fit ear cushions (S,M,L)
- Two X-Fit cord management clips
- Micro-USB cable
- Premium protective carry case
- THD : <5% (1kHz, 1mW)
- Other Features : Bluetooth,Stereo Bluetooth,Sports & Fitness,Wireless
- Form Factor : In Ear
- Connections : Bluetooth
- Weight : 13.8 g
- Mfr. Part Number : BBX1SW
- UPC or EAN No. : 855366002331
- Note : Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
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Ratings & Reviews
Best bluetooth headphones period.
The BlueBuds X contain the clarity and fidelity that will surprise any audiophile. Eventhough it's through bluetooth, it blocks o The BlueBuds X contain the clarity and fidelity that will surprise any audiophile. Eventhough it's through bluetooth, it blocks out the white noise and delivers quality and clear sound. Because of it's secure fit, you can jam the earbuds in for great and balanced bass. My ears are smaller than average and with the right rubber bud, it stays very comfortable in the ear. It chafes a bit when i run, so i would recommend putting some vasoline along the rubber areas so it doesn't cause more chafing. The Battery life is super. It'll last longer than a plane ride from LA to NY. So you got an earphone that's great for normal listening, working out, multitasking, and traveling. All wireless.
Probably was too jazzed up about the music quality I haven't fully tested the mic on it. I've made a few phone calls with it, but probably I haven't used that part enough to give my final verdict.
About me: I own UE Triple Driver Headphones which are my favorite for normal listening and have used Sony MDR-7506 for recordings. I'm particular in my music and my MP3s have to at least 256kbps. If it would make sense that I have the storage space, I would only listen to FLAC files.
I would like this to be at least 20 dollars cheaper, but still I don't regret any penny and compared to everything else I spend money on, this one actually makes sense. Actually........I would probably have paid more for these. …
- Written by Joseph V from San Francisco
66 of 71 people found this useful
Ordered these for my wife and just received in the mail today. Once you find the right fit with the ear cushion attachments these Ordered these for my wife and just received in the mail today. Once you find the right fit with the ear cushion attachments these puppies will not come off with any jumping/running/exercise and feel really comfortable. The sound is really quite amazing for bluetooth headphones with deep, rich bass. Bluetooth range is not a problem. With a lifetime warranty against damage due to sweat, I think the bluebuds are on top of the heap in its category! Tried calling a friend using the headset and call clarity was great. Nice touch with the battery indicator showing on the screen of our iPhones too.
The only other test to determine now is how reliable the build is... Time will tell. …
- Written by Richard L from Coquitlam
48 of 54 people found this useful
I bought these around the first week of December '12. They sound great, the best bluetooth in ear headphones I've tried so far an I bought these around the first week of December '12. They sound great, the best bluetooth in ear headphones I've tried so far and I've tried a lot of them. I spend a lot of time in the gym so having no wires is important to me. An even BIGGER plus is the unit can be worn over or under ear. Over-ear is perfect for the gym while lifting weights especially for squats or any behind the neck exercise(s). I have a slight problem with them staying in my ear and I've tried all the tips that come with the unit. I always have trouble with ear buds staying in without having to give them a push or two here and there. I've noticed they are a little finicky while in the parking lot at several gyms the connection tends to go in and out but while inside the gym and else where I have not had any connection issues. I've only paired them with my iPod nano(new generation). They can be paired up to 8 devices which is another nice feature. They are very comfortable, I can't say that enough. I wish the case was a soft case but that is a minor detail. …
- Written by Chris W from Katy
42 of 52 people found this useful
Great buds, when they turn on
These buds are great except for one thing... they don't seem to turn on unless you plug them in for a second, then unplug. Every t These buds are great except for one thing... they don't seem to turn on unless you plug them in for a second, then unplug. Every time they do this to me. They are fully charge. When I plug them in, the light goes green straight away! Not really helpful when you're on a train! Other than that, they sound great and battery last for ages. I've worn them running too and no issues, once you have the fit right. …
- Written by Samone B from Narraweena
Awesome Bluetooth Headphones
These are simply the best bluetooth headphones you can buy. If you want to run or do any kind of sports and want to listen to your These are simply the best bluetooth headphones you can buy. If you want to run or do any kind of sports and want to listen to your music or podcasts get these headphones. Sure they are expensive but after buying a few lesser quality headphones I can say that the JayBird BlueBuds X Premium Wireless Headphones are second to none.
I lost the rubber earbud and James from the Jaybird website was kind enough to hook me up with a replacement. Thanks James! …
- Written by Andrew T from Rhodes
Exceeded High Expectations
I agree, I saw the price and walked away - they decided due to the 2 week return policy to give them a try. They won't be going b I agree, I saw the price and walked away - they decided due to the 2 week return policy to give them a try. They won't be going back as I love them. This is my first set of BlueTooth buds and the sound is as good as my other buds (Bose IE2 and beloved Klipsch S4i's.) The ability to walk around with lightweight buds and no wires is liberating. Rage is good. Battery life is excellent at 7-8 hours. Recharge time is around 5 hours. Occasionally my iPad stops sending for a second or two, but it is a minor inconvenience compared to the huge benefits with these buds. I have small ears and worried about fit, but the largest tips fit tight for me for some reason. I also bought some after market tips on amazon which are even better.
Give them a try from apple and see if you like them. My guess is you will love them. …
- Written by Thomas H from Duxbury
2 of 2 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
can you use jaybirds wireless headphones on an airplane?
- Asked by Katrina H from Toronto
- May 25, 2013
Am I able to connect 2 headsets to the same laptop at the same time?
- Asked by Matthew I from Perth
- Sep 14, 2013
Works great with mine!
- Answered by Aaron P from Austin
- Oct 16, 2013
Can these earbuds be paired with a Mac Mini? If not, is there an A2DP adapter that can be plugged in to the computer to sync the headphones?
- Asked by Brian C from San Jose
- Sep 1, 2013