JayBird BlueBuds X Premium Bluetooth Headphones

JayBird BlueBuds X Premium Bluetooth Headphones

$169.95

4.0 out of 5 stars

Based on 37 reviews

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Product Information

  • 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: BBX1SW
    • UPC or EAN No.: 855366002331

    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

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Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (4.0 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Best bluetooth headphones period.

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    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 from San Francisco

    93 of 103 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Best bluetooth headphones period.
  • Awesome!

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    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 from Coquitlam

    65 of 73 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Awesome!
  • Very Comfortable

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    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 from Katy

    59 of 73 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Very Comfortable
  • alright but not great for 1year

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    I replaced my jaybird bluebuds x 3 times. 1st time it work a good 6 months. 2nd time a good 1.5 month. 3rd about 2 months. it seem I replaced my jaybird bluebuds x 3 times. 1st time it work a good 6 months. 2nd time a good 1.5 month. 3rd about 2 months. it seems it breakes because of sweat, but jaybird will never tell you. This thing supposed to be sweat proof. What killed me for this product is returning it all the time, but the customer service is great and I wish that shipping is free.

    if you work out all the time, you mind as well stick with earbuds w/ wires. This product will not last with gym freaks, and i train pretty much all day.

    • Written by from waipahu
    Was this useful? alright but not great for 1year
  • need to fix

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    My jaybird stop working after 4 months, I did call jaybird about the problem and they send me a new jaybird after 6 months it stop My jaybird stop working after 4 months, I did call jaybird about the problem and they send me a new jaybird after 6 months it stop working again. sound quality is good, fits good but it will stop working on you 4 to 6 months.

    • Written by from Los Angeles

    2 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? need to fix
  • Awesome Earbuds

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    After trying just about every bluetooth earbuds available, I've settled on the BlueBuds. Although I hesitate to say too much about After trying just about every bluetooth earbuds available, I've settled on the BlueBuds. Although I hesitate to say too much about sound quality since for in-ear buds it depends so much on the listener's anatomy and preferences, these buds sound great. Good strong bass but not exaggerated (i.e. perfect even for jazz or classical). The retention system works wonderful, battery life is fine, and the buds are nice and light. The strap adjustment also lets you eliminate the annoyance of having the cord slap against the back of your neck while running. And, oh yeah, the company has awesome customer support.

    • Written by from Marietta
    Was this useful? Awesome Earbuds

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