• 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Comfortability over all else

    • Written by from Centereach

    I am a video editor and while editing all day a lot of different headphones can become very uncomfortable. The benefit of the new EarPods is that I can wear them all day with little discomfort. However, while I do use them while editing, I switch to different headphones when editing sound. The quality of sound is decent, but a lot of outside noise gets in (I work on the ground floor next to a busy street in NYC). Definitely worth it for the comfort, although I got them with my iPhone, so Im not sure if I would've bought them separately.

    20 of 24 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love, love, love!

    • Written by from Alvarado

    I never really had a problem with the old Apple earbuds, with the exception of my ears hurting for the first couple of weeks. Once my ears got used to them, they stopped hurting. However, yesterday at work, someone complained about my music being "too loud," even though I've been listening to my music at the same volume for more than a year and no one has ever complained before. I started looking for some new earphones and a co-worker suggested the new Apple EarPods. I bought a pair last night and tried them out with my sister when I got home. WOW. The sound is amazing. I can have the volume almost all the way down and still hear the music clearly. And at my "normal" volume level, my sister could barely hear my music unlike with the original earbuds. Very pleased with my purchase. Love them!!

    16 of 16 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Very Good!

    • Written by from Feeding Hills

    For the price, you can't beat these earbuds. Apple's claim that the shape promotes a better fit in your ear is spot on: they feel quite comfortable. The sound quality is noticeably better than the previous generation of earbuds, especially when you crank the sound up.

    My only complaint is the Mic on the right earbud: the controls for music playback are a bit more touchy than the old ones. For instance, to skip to the next song requires you to double tap the middle button rather quickly, or else it will pause. But other than that there is nothing wrong with them.

    18 of 20 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    They ACTUALLY out did themselves....!!!

    • Written by from katy

    I just bought the EarPods w/ remote and Mic at the local store yesterday and when I had previously read the Apple description which states "The audio quality is so superior, they rival high-end headphones that cost much more", I quietly smiled but knowing Apple can as we all know, truly surprise their customers with great innovations, well,my friends, they did it again and in a really great way...I mean, the sound is from the get go impressive to say the least...It rivals easily with my high end Senheiser, Koss and Sony "around-the-ear" Earphones and in no shy ways at all...the whole spectrum is present, the sensitivity although not stated, has to be on the high end, and the bass, mediums and highs are all present in a clean and clear way...
    Bottom line is, this "thing" is a steal at 29 bucks...LOL...love it :)

    19 of 22 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Compare and purchase

    • Written by from Elizabethville

    OK, these little wonders came along with the iPhone 5 . Have to say., right off, the comfort is really there. They slip into the ear without hassle, no lining up , just plop in and they seem to fall into a natural position. The sound is really nice. The type of music you listen to and they quality of the recording will make a difference in the sound.. I'm impressed.
    I do have the apple in-ear buds (the dual driver style) and these don't compare to them (but they really do sound good ), but they are noise canceling and these are not. Its a plus if your in a place where you still want to hear whats going on and for safety's sake.
    The control works well and apple seemed to make it a bit more responsive to touch compared to the former versions that used the same volume -+ and clicker for OFF, ON, SKIP, PLAYBACK.
    The storage case works and is easy to rewind for when that time comes. for the money, Apple did well with this design. Go get some, especially if you think the old earbuds worked well.

    16 of 16 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    unexpected sounds

    • Written by from Middle Island

    i did't expect it gonna be this good sounds,
    high quality speaker, clear, and the most important is not too much coloring of the sounds, nice balancing and image...

    2 thumb up for new EarPods... :)

    17 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Bass..no leakage of sound..sleek design

    • Written by from Coraopolis

    Rich Bass for $30...High quality music..Earpod didnt disappoint me..

    17 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    The ear"pods" i've been waiting for!

    • Written by from Ronkonkoma

    The fit is THE BEST, the quality is what I expect from Apple, GREAT. All in all YES i'd recommend these! I have such a problem finding earphones that 1. stay in my ears 2. also have the mic for talking. 3. sound good. Apple, don't change a thing. I <3 these!

    17 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Amazing

    • Written by from Concord

    I just got them about 2 hours ago, and they hardly came out of my ears. Highly recommend worth $30 for the sound and the fact they stay comfortably in your ears

    16 of 16 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    LOVE THEM! So far so good.

    • Written by from Geneva

    Bought these the day they came out and gotta say the new EarPods are AMAZING! When I put them in my ears I was like HOLY!!!! They sound crisp, clear and have PLENTY of bass. I let everybody at my family party (30 people) try them and just a lot of "WOWWWS" and believers! I haven't taken them running yet so I don't know how well they hold in your ears but I have to say, GET THEM!!

    17 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    WONDERFUL!

    • Written by from Queen Creek

    While the old headphones were humongous, these ones are just PERFECT! The original earphones stretched out my ear, it felt like -- and they HURT. Not to mention, the sound was too soft, and the remote didn't work. These, on the other hand, are perfect. The bass is superb, and I hope these EarPods last a long time. I want to use them for a LONG time. :)

    19 of 22 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Simply the BEST!

    • Written by from Nantucket

    I can't believe on my ears! Those things are awesome ! Probably the best headphones on the market. What did I just say probably ? Noo excuse me... THEY ARE THE BEST :)

    19 of 22 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    holy wow

    • Written by from Los Angeles

    these are on par if not stronger all around than my $150 sony in-ears.. and WAY more comfortable than any I've used before. easy to forget they're there. amazing

    17 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    these EarPods are fantastic

    • Written by from EASTON

    I own a pair of $500 dollar shure in-ear headphones and $350 dollar klipsch noise canceling in ear head phones - none of these can compete with the Apple EarPods, they are fantastic in terms of balanced sound - and you don't hear your own heartbeat or breathing as with all the other in ear noise cancellation head phones ... great sound, comfortable and dirt cheap ... I wish they were available in black ...

    23 of 30 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    GOOD GOD

    • Written by from Irvine

    for 30 bucks this is the best earphone you can get! such a big difference from their older basic earphones and even more comfortable than the 80$ buds. and you can still hear when people are talking to you! not to mention the sound quality is terrific

    21 of 26 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Best headphones for the money! For sure!

    • Written by from Sacramento

    For only $30 or coming free with some of the newer devices, they are definitely the best headphones for the buck. Comfortable, has a lot more bass than the previous version. Definitely would suggest these for other people.

    24 of 32 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Sound!

    • Written by from Geneva

    Wow! My son ordered the EarPods for me and I just received them today. I have to say I am quite impressed with them. I tested them against the old ones and the old ones sound like a tin can. It makes you say "I can't believe what I have been listening to this whole time". If you use your current Apple headphones and don't plan on buying a iPhone 5 or new iPod then I suggest you order the EarPods right away! You will not regret it! Good job Apple!

    18 of 20 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Awesome for the price.

    • Written by from Quebec

    I'm not the kind of person that invests much in headphones. The last pair I bought are some 15$ Sony earplugs. Yeah, they deliver OK sound for the price, but I've never liked earplugs. I don't mind hearing some background noise, especially when doing sports, so I can be aware of what's going on in my environment.

    So I was really curious about the EarPods. Wow. They fit my ears perfectly and don't fall off easily. Maybe when I'll be biking around they could fall, but when I shake my head sideways or up and down, they stay in my ears. The sound is great for the price, the bass is present and the rest is clear. The frequencies are well balanced. I use Exodus (Bob Marley & The Wailers) in 320 kbps AAC to try out headphones on my iPhone 4 and MBP and yeah, I really like what I hear. But if you're a bass maniac, look elsewhere.

    The build construction is great, way better than the previous iPod headphones. The remote looks more rugged and I can't wait to try the mic on a phone call.

    Apple did a great job on those headphones. I expect them to be a hit with the ongoing iDevices.

    19 of 22 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Incredible sound.

    • Written by from Auburn

    Incredible sound.

    18 of 21 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    i Love it!

    • Written by from Mineola

    i just can say, it is very good & i love it! :) :D

    16 of 17 people found this useful