JayBird BlueBuds X Premium Bluetooth Headphones

JayBird BlueBuds X Premium Bluetooth Headphones

$169.95

3.0 out of 5 stars

Based on 155 reviews

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  • Overview

    Shift Premium Bluetooth Audio. Bluetooth rewritten.

    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 and challenges 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

    All in-ear headphones (wired or wireless) create white noise, which over time results in listener fatigue. JayBird's on-board filtering system, called PureSound, filters out and eliminates the 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

    Though they're among the smallest Bluetooth buds available, BlueBuds X pack an impressive eight hours of playtime—double the duration that was previously possible from such 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.

    Patented secure fit

    Patented sports ear cushions hug into the top, back, and lower surface areas of your ear—all essential for the most secure fit during sports and fitness activities.

    X-Fit for over- or under-ear fit options

    JayBird's patent pending 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.

    Signal Plus

    Designed for running and outdoor sports, Signal Plus maintains a clear constant signal to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch no matter where it is.

    Jenna Voice prompts

    Don't worry if you haven't used Bluetooth before, BlueBuds X offers voice prompts for easy use.

    Sweat-proof

    The BlueBuds X headphones come with a lifetime warranty against sweat and are the official training headphones of USA Triathlon.

  • Highlights

    • Among the smallest Bluetooth buds available
    • Works with any Bluetooth-enabled iPhone, iPod touch, iPod nano, iPad, iPad mini, or Mac
    • Complete music and call controls including play/pause, next/back track, answer/reject call, redial, volume up/down
    • New Liquipel sweat-repellant nano technology for maximum durability
    • Standard micro-USB charging
  • Did you notice?

    The Official Training Headphones of USA Triathlon, so you know you're choosing a trusted and proven endurance sport headphone.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Superb 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 Bluetooth Buds
    • Three pairs of ear tips (S,M,L)
    • Three pairs of secure fit ear cushions (S,M,L)
    • Two X-Fit cord management clips
    • Standard Micro-USB cable
    • Premium protective carry case
  • Tech Specs

    • THD: <5% (1kHz, 1mW)
    • Other Features: Bluetooth, Stereo Bluetooth, Sports & Fitness, Wireless
    • Form Factor: In Ear
    • Connections: Bluetooth
    • Height: 1.14 in./29mm
    • Width: 0.51 in./13mm
    • Weight: 0.49 oz./13.8 g
    • Length: 0.87 in./22mm
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: BBX1MB
    • UPC or EAN No.: 855366002324

    Warranty

    • 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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iPhone models

  • iPhone 3Gs

  • iPhone 4

  • iPhone 4s

  • iPhone 5

iPad models

  • iPad (1st generation)

  • iPad 2 (2nd generation)

  • iPad (3rd generation)

  • iPad with Retina display

  • iPad mini

iPod models

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (3.0 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • JayBird Bluetooth Headphones

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    These headphones are incredible! I bought them to replace a pair of Motorola Bluetooth headphones that I bought on Amazon. I'm a These headphones are incredible! I bought them to replace a pair of Motorola Bluetooth headphones that I bought on Amazon. I'm an extremely heavy sweater and the Motorola's stopped working after only two weeks. I've had the JayBirds for almost a year and a half and they're still going strong!

    First, they almost never fall out of your ear. I do a lot of Crossfit and the only time they start to come loose is when I'm jumping rope for an extended period of time. The "waffles" really help hold them in place.

    Next, they stand up to excessive sweat extremely well. I'm in the Army and was deployed to the Middle East for the last eight months, through the summer months when the average temperature was over 120 degrees. And through that heat and my sweat, these headphones still work with zero issues.

    They also work okay across a gym. I can set my iPhone down next to a rack and walk around the gym pretty freely without losing quality or the connection.

    The only reason that I gave them four stars and not five is because there isn't a battery indicator on them. So you may end up losing music in the middle of your workout due to the battery dying. But honestly, that's more my problem than the headphones - I could have charged them every three or four days regardless of whether or not they needed to be charged.

    I would definitely recommend these to someone looking for quality Bluetooth headphones.

    • Written by from Hope Mills

    280 of 312 people found this useful

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  • Very well done

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I must own 30 sets of headphones. For running i've tried everything but i HATE the cord tangle that goes with all of them. i tri I must own 30 sets of headphones. For running i've tried everything but i HATE the cord tangle that goes with all of them. i tried a few bluetooth versions but they were not stable or didn't stay in the ear or gave pretty poor sound. These guys seemed to have nailed it!

    Works well. Fits well (make sure you experiment to get the tips and the wings just right for you). It makes a big difference in the amount of sound that goes in (especially during activity).

    Pleasantly surprised with them. Well done Jaybird! They took an extra year to come out but overall they seem well worth it.

    • Written by from New York

    184 of 207 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Very well done
  • Best BlueTooth Headphone....ever!

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I had 2 S9s and 2 S10HDs both died due to sweat. I HATE, HATE Wired headphone because I primarily use my headphone during workout I had 2 S9s and 2 S10HDs both died due to sweat. I HATE, HATE Wired headphone because I primarily use my headphone during workout sessions. This BlueBuds X is by far has the best sound, comfort & battery life. You have to try different ear piece to find what fits for you (takes me a day or two). The sound quality (deep base) rivals any wired headset and there is no 'wearing' fatigue like with other headphones. Most other headphones, I have to max out the volume, you won't have to with this one unless you want to go deaf. As an Electronic Engineer, I am quite impressed with how small the battery is for the 8 hrs of play time. The weight to battery life ratio is quite amazing.
    I have iPhone 4S with iOS 6.0.1 and I have to DISABLE WIFI so that the music doesn't cutout for a second every so often. This is iOS 6 WiFi, BlueTooth problem and not the headphone's (have similar problem with Wireless Beats also). Google iOS 6 Bluetooth (or Wifi) problems for yourself and see. Come on! Apple you have got to fix this problem or this can turn to the 'iMap' fiasco I can see it now 'iPhone, iPad are great if you don't want to use BlueTooth features). Wireless Beats & BlueBuds work great on Android phones with out any problem so I am certain it's not the headphones.

    • Written by from Tallahassee

    153 of 178 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Best BlueTooth Headphone....ever!
  • Power on / charging issues

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I have had the same problem with power as others have highlighted before.
    Essentially you cannot turn on the earphones even after I have had the same problem with power as others have highlighted before.
    Essentially you cannot turn on the earphones even after charging them. If you connect a USB cable for about two seconds, and power on the earphones immediately, they can power on and will carry on as long as there is something playing. If you pause for even 5 seconds, they stop working and power down. You cannot turn them on until you insert some USB cable again.

    It is mysterious - either the battery has not charged but it think it is fully charged. Or the battery is charged but the device does not recognize it and therefore does not turn on.

    JayBird customer service advised me to reset the device. That seemed to help but was deceptive. Within a week it was back to the old state.

    Does anyone have any idea how to fix this? Apart from this, the earphones are fantastic but this is a complete dealbreaker since they simply do not power on / work.

    • Written by from Singapore

    1 of 1 people found this useful

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  • Dead after 3 months

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I bought the JayBird BlueBuds in november/2014 at the Apple Store in Orlando. It worked perfectly for 3 months. Deep bass, good so I bought the JayBird BlueBuds in november/2014 at the Apple Store in Orlando. It worked perfectly for 3 months. Deep bass, good sound and easy connection. I used them to workout in the gym 2 hours a day, from mondays to fridays. But, suddenly, they began to turn on and off repeatedly and I cannot use them anymore.. I do not recommend these headphones.

    • Written by from sao paulo

    7 of 7 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Dead after 3 months
  • Returned for Dr. Dre Beats bluetooth buds (no bass in these)

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    My two complaints about Jaybirds are the lack of bass in this product, it's flat mono sounding and that is about it. The second co My two complaints about Jaybirds are the lack of bass in this product, it's flat mono sounding and that is about it. The second complaint is getting your money back. I've called they're customer care dept 5 different times about a refund and get the same old run around, oh it takes us 7-10 business days to issue a refund. It's been over 10 days and I have yet to see my money back. Today the phones are down. Nothing but frustration from JayBird!

    • Written by from Grand forks

    2 of 3 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Returned for Dr. Dre Beats bluetooth buds (no bass in these)

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