• 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Great concept, poor execution

    • Written by from Diamond Bar

    Everything POSITIVE that already has been said about these headphones is true. Great sound for Bluetooth, good fit (I used Comply S-500 Active tips and the sound quality and fit is noticeably better than the stock silicone) and perfect for getting in the groove when training. Having used wired sets all my life up to this point, it's amazing how quickly the body and mind adapt to the immersion of the "personal soundtrack" in your head without the tangible snap back to reality of wires getting caught on equipment or appendages.

    Now onto the bad. I've experienced the power issues that many here have reported, with the headphones just refusing to turn on or dying in the middle of a workout. This already is my second pair, and the same problems are manifesting. Device pairing is a snap, when the device actually manages to power on. To tout something as a *rugged* premium product, only to have it fail so easily is inexcusable. I've gone back to my battle-tested Monster iSports...true wireless dependability is fiction right now as far as I'm concerned.

    5 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worst fitting earbuds

    • Written by from Burlington

    They constantly fell out. Good luck trying to get them to fit.

    6 of 9 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for me

    • Written by from Highlands

    I see alot of bad reviews which i do understand if your having issues with craftsmanship but with fit everyone is different so here is my .02. First off my use for them is at work. I am a heavy equipment mechanic. I repair machines that some call earth movers. Ok my average work day is 12 hours a day and i work in Houston Tx so were talking 100 degrees alot so needless to say alot of sweat with no problems with my Jaybirds. As for fit it took some trial and error but now i have the perfect combo and they fit and feel great. Ok on sound. I think the only people that give bad reviews on the sound are the people that cant get them to fit right cause for me the sound is wonderful. Just as good if not better then my wired powerbeats that these replaced. Bass beats wonderful, perfectly clear even at full blast which is where they always there. And to the skeptics that think its what im listening to dont have alot of bass, i will tell you that 90% of the time im listening to SHRILLEX and to those that know SHRILLEX they know he can beat the drums out of your ears. Im jaming to his new recess album right now. On the buttons i have no complaints. I love being able to connect to SIRI with my headphones. That was a huge selling point for me. Bottom line for me these headphones are top dog for wireless earbuds. I came to this conclusion after returning the motorola s11, powerbeats 2, and the back beats pro all in the last week to best buy before finally falling for the Jaybirds. Hope this review helps someone. My opinion these head phones are wonderful.

    4 of 5 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Best Bluetooth Headset available!

    • Written by from Spartanburg

    I bought my first set of BlueBuds X exclusively for running. I sweat a LOT during my runs and I haven't had any trouble with my BlueBuds whatsoever in the 15 months I've used them. Other bluetooth headsets I have owned usually lasted anywhere from a few weeks to a few months before they died from moisture. The sound quality of the BlueBuds is incredible but they do require a bit of patience while you trial-and-error your way to the proper earbud size for your ears. To get the amazing bass and sound quality that this headset offers, you have to get a complete seal in your ear - which for some people is not comfortable out of the gate. I found that, for me, I like to have mine a little looser in my ear to keep them comfortable and with that, I give up a little sound quality, but not enough to worry about.

    I recently bought a 2nd set of BlueBuds X for my son to use in his football workouts and trips and he LOVES them. He uses them constantly and in very sweaty conditions as well. No problems so far! I highly recommend this headset and think that the problems listed in some of the other reviews where the headsets died quickly must be from an earlier generation of product. No signs of that in mine!

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great sounding, reliable headphones

    • Written by from Rockport

    I've been using these for almost a year now, and there's little negative I can say about them. The sound is very good, great noise-cancelling (I use them a lot for flying), and they fit like a glove for me. I've been especially impressed with the wireless reliability: I usually keep my iPhone in my pocket, and it's rare when the connection is disrupted. Highly recommended.

    4 of 5 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Two pairs stopped working

    • Written by from Mission

    First pair stopped working because of sweat damage. Just recently the second pair died for no reason. Hard to get a good fit for premium sound . Support is excellent though.

    5 of 7 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    A Dream Come True

    • Written by from Denver

    I've dreamed of headphones like this for years!! I'm a klutzy audiophile, and the cord on my headphones has always driven me nuts. I have the beats over-ear Bluetooth headphones as well, but these are much better for daily use. I bought them about 6 months ago, I wear them for nearly eight hours a day, and I've never for a moment been disappointed!

    The sound quality is wonderful, and the design is comfortable! These do not disappoint!

    I should add that I use these in the following settings: in the gym, running/walking outside, in the office, at home (especially while cooking and cleaning), under my helmet while riding my scooter. I've also synced them to a variety of devices including my iPad, iPad mini, iPhone 5, and MacBook Air. They are easy to sync, and switching between devices is simple and painless.

    4 of 5 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Not for everyone

    • Written by from Logan

    I had a difficult time fitting for my ears. After 3-4 hours of finding the best fit I loved them for about a week. The more I moved the harder it was to keep them in my ears. I think I might have a unique ear canal or something. I bought these because they look great and are great in theory. I returned them today ultimately because they were falling out as I was eating my lunch trying to watch a movie on my mobile device. I wish they worked out for me.

    5 of 7 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent!!!!!

    • Written by from Fort Calhoun

    It fits comfortably. It has wonderful sound. It is sweat proof. I have been wearing it, while was exercising on the elliptical. I have been very happy with it. So far so great!!!! Best headphone I ever had.

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Good but need refinement

    • Written by from Warren

    I ended up returning these. . . Sound is quite good, but they have more bass than is true to the recording. I had to dial this down to be accurate. They use their own tone mapping. Also I found them to be very uncomfortable. They are BIG and stick out of your ear a lot more than comparable models. The Bose in-ear headphones are 10x more comfortable and use the same style of in ear retention system. The JayBird models have a much harder rubber piece that causes ear fatigue over more than 30min of use. Also to use them in the 'traditional' method vs the behind the ear is a PAIN to switch back and forth, pretty much chose one method and thats it. Takes too long to switch. Lastly PLEASE do away with the voice over on connecting, and volume controls, I know its louder when its louder, do not need a really annoying beep, also know its connected when it plays, do not need a voice to say 'connected'.

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Good sound for runs

    • Written by from Sacramento

    I walk and/or run about 10 miles per day, in often fairly hot conditions, and even with considerable persperation, these stay in the ear well. I was always snagging the wires on other earbuds with my hands while walking and with these, there's no problem. Very comfortable. Sound quality is much better than other earbuds I have tried, including the Apple product. The Bluetooth has good range, I can walk around the house and most areas still have connectivity to the iPhone. Works well for phone calls. I also use them for TV listening late at night through a Clear Sounds Bluetooth transmitter (also recomended). When you get the buds well into the ear canal, bass is very good. When running, this usually isn't possible but sound is still good nevertheless. Charge lasts about 7 hours.

    5 of 7 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Tangle-Free Workouts

    • Written by from Airmont

    Bought these to replace a wired pair of sony sport headphones that I used for running. I was concerned about the fit in my ear, and the ability for the buds to stay in place. I am happy to report that the fit and comfortability is great. Sound quality and battery life are not a problem. Would definitely recommend this product.

    6 of 9 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Difficult to Use

    • Written by from HOUSTON

    In order to get the buds to even work, required around 30-40 minutes of setup dealing with cords and placement. Overall too complicated.Set volume on maximum and the still was not loud enough. Not the best fit in the ear, so if working out they would constantly slide it. However they were advertised to be for active users.

    3 of 4 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    They're great

    • Written by from Philadelphia

    To keep it brief these headphones are good and never gave me problems. I had them for months and did intense workouts in them and they haven't broke from sweat. People must be sweating gallons and dipping them in it lol Sound quality is respectable and takes about 10 seconds to set up with your iPhone. Once linked it is automatic when turned on. Works simple with Mac, iPhone, & iPad. Only complaints you can probably make is that it picks up a lot of background noise on phone calls and FaceTime. Battery life is good also for normal workouts

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Overall Very Satisfied

    • Written by from waxhaw

    So far I think these are great bluetooth headphones. I use mine mostly for running and I do sweat a lot. So far I've had no problems with the sound quality, base or connection. I had been using the LG Tone Pro set. Initially I thought they were ok. The sound quality was good but the connection was very choppy and because they are a bit heavier they would bounce up and down on my collar bone. After a few miles it started to become aggravating. Then the left speaker stopped working so I started to review different options.

    I read a lot of reviews on the Bluebuds and was very skeptical but finally decided to give them a shot. I'm very happy I did. Initially I wasn't wearing the ear "wings" and they kept falling out, especially once I really started sweating. I attached the wings this morning for the first time and went for a run. I'm happy to say that they stayed in place the whole run. I love the weightless feeling of the bluebuds. I do not use them as a phone head set, so the controls are fine with me. After reading all the negative reviews about the base, I'm wondering what's wrong with these people.While running, I listen to high energy techno that has a lot of treble and base. Before writing this review I listened to several different songs. Rock, Rap, Techno and the levels seem great to me. Maybe these people have a better ear for sound then I do. Not sure what they're not hearing in the sound quality.

    I've ran with them on 6 different runs so far. Typically about 3-5 miles per run. I have had no issues with the bluetooth connection. Sweat, at least so far, has not had an impact on the sound or operation. The cost of the headphones does not bother me as long as they hold out. I'd rather pay for quality and have them last vs buying a cheaper pair that stop working after a few months, but we'll see.


    I would definitely recommend these headphones. You'll have to tweak the earpiece at first because they are unconventional. Other than that I think they are great. As long as they hold out, I'm a fan. I'll come back in 5-6 months and let you know how they're doing.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic BT Earbuds

    • Written by from Chester

    These are what I have been waiting for someone to invent for the longest time. The sound is fantastic. The bass is superb and music sounds excellent. Can't recommend them enough. Worth the money.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    When they work, they're great

    • Written by from Allen

    When they work, the sound and quality is great. I've had multiple issues with them not working. Not holding a charge, and then Jaybirds the company hasn't been that responsive. I love the no wires, but this is the third brand of BT headphones and I may have to go back to the dreaded wires.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Jaybird

    • Written by from Colorado Springs

    I bought these earplugs for $170 and used them without any problem for one week. The left earplug would quit after about 30 minutes while running which was aggravating. After one month the earphones would go directly to green when plugged in to charge and never accept a charge. Of course I did not bring the receipt with me while traveling in the Mid East so in the trash they will go! What a shame as they seemed like a good idea and looked like they were quality, but alas; they are just junk. Save your money and get a proven product. I gave it one star as zero stars is not an option

    9 of 16 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Jaybird bluebuds X premium bluetooth headphones are a dud

    • Written by from LAFAYETTE

    I can't speak highly of these wireless earbuds. I found it very difficult to get the earbuds to fit properly in my ear. The earbud unit is large and sticks out awkwardly. Worse yet, the battery lasted barely 2 hrs each time I used it. Bought them to ski with and hear tunes. Got a dud. I don't recommend them. Will wait next time until Bose comes out with wireless earbuds.

    8 of 14 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    MEETS EXPECTATIONS

    • Written by from São Paulo

    I use it for several months with no problem. What bothers me is that no warning when the battery charge is low.

    2 of 2 people found this useful