• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Very Disappointed

    • Written by from Phoenix

    Bought these for my wife and I for outdoor activities. My set worked for 2 uses and then they started cutting out whenever the earbud was moved slightly and the control buttons malfunctioned causing all 3 buttons to only function as on/off buttons. My wife's battery only lasted about 3 hours from day one and this has not improved with recharging. Not quite the claimed 8 hours of run time. The buds wiil also not stay in place. Standard iPhone buds stay in place much better.

    7 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Huge Let Down....

    • Written by from Clayton

    I really wanted to like these headphones (I wanted wireless headphones for working out & walking around) but I had too many problems to justify keeping them. JayBird provides 3 different size ear tips & I tried them all. The large ones seemed to provide the best seal inside my ears but I could feel them slipping out with any type of significant movement. Once the earbuds begin to slip outside of your ear, you begin to lose the bass. I was somewhat willing to overlook this & push them back inside my ears every few minutes but then the battery life was no where near the advertised specs. After around 40 minutes of continuous use with Rdio's music app, I'd hear the battery low warning message which means that you only have 15 - 20 minutes left. I recharged the batteries & got the same results. Unacceptable! Sadly, I returned the BlueBuds to the store for a refund.

    9 of 11 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Right earbud went dead within 60 days

    • Written by from Franklin

    I love the convenience and size of these headphones. I have previously worn only Motorola bluetooth headphones while running. Within, 60 days the audio in the right ear bud has become non audible. I have contacted the manufacture, and I am hopeful for service recovery which would entail prompt replacement. That would change my rating.

    9 of 11 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    pricey but well worth the extra money

    • Written by from Wilmington

    i have tried dozens of headphones. so far these are the best. great sound, great fit. did not move on a treadmill run, outside run, eliptical, or weight lifting. never budged. the bass and sound are excellent. sometimes you have to pay for the quality.

    9 of 11 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Finally, headphones for running that don't fall out of my ears

    • Written by from Redding

    These headphones have a long battery life, look good and have a low profile for wireless headphones. No wires between your iPhone and the headphones means no more accidental yanking the headphones out of your ear. They're comfortable for running and survive getting a little wet from sweat and or a little rain.

    11 of 15 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Died after a month

    • Written by from Sunol

    Absolutely great until they stopped working. First they would not hold a charge. Then, they would not take one at all. Totally dead

    7 of 8 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Nice when were working

    • Written by from Escobedo

    Had 2 of these headphones and both stopped working with same issues, I bought the second ones because I thought I was lucky with the first ones, but not the second ones had the same problem that the first ones and like many other reviews they worked for about a month then just stopped working for any reason, when I plug them to charge the led light goes to green and never turn on, too expensive for the quality they're built.

    Sound great, fit secure even they look nice, but just last a month of use.

    8 of 10 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Amazing! Just make sure you READ directions.

    • Written by from phoenix

    These are hands down the best bluetooth buds I have tried and I have tried just about every pair out there.

    These are NOT for everyone and may take some time to properly fit but when you do, it is well worth it. There are multiple ways to wear them and fit them depending on your usage. All of this is easily available on their website.

    At first the ear fittings may be a bit uncomfortable if you use the optional ear pieces , the rubber is a bit stiff at first but loosens up as it fits to your ear.

    Make sure that you use the bud size that creates a snug fit, if you use one too small it will lose most of the bass effect and fit looser.

    Yes there are other earbuds with better fit and sound, but they are not wireless bluetooth so don't expect it to sound like a pair of Beats Studio be realistic.

    I use these primarily for working out, running and cycling/skateboarding. I use them everyday and they have outlasted and performed all others. 4 of my gym friends have bought them and all agree that there is no comparison.

    6 of 6 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love the sound and the lack of a cord

    • Written by from Falls Church

    First Bluetooth headphones I've used and I'm impressed. They sound great and I love not having the tether to my iPhone, iPad, or Mac (I use them on all three). I've gotten 5 hours of continuous use out of them and they recharge quickly enough for me.

    5 of 5 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Unbiased review

    • Written by from Newport

    I have tried various headphones, and I love bose, no doubt the absolute best in sound quality and performance. However, I came across these at my local Navy Exchange so i took the risk, it was between these and the bose Sie2 green headphones. The primary factor I went for these was due to the freedom it provides. I am an avid runner, last month just under 150 miles, one of my biggest frustrations was always messing with my headphone cord. I have an iPhone 5 and a case for my arm, after running for a while the headphones would pull, or just become frustrating. These eliminate that problem. There are many reviews that complain about sound quality, however read the directions, they are very truthful. They tell you you may lose the bass in the headphones, and you will, the way you fix that is changing your bud. Amazingly, when you do this they sound great. The battery life so far is great, I have pushed it to 2 and a half hours of running and battery still showed 3 quarter strength on my phone, no complaints there. They stay secure when fitted properly, and they will fall out or lose quality if they are not fitted properly. If I found bluetooth bose headphones I still will go for them, however there is absolutely nothing wrong with these.

    5 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Save your money

    • Written by from Charlotte

    I purchased these......I took them back ! For the money, I truly expected no noise . They crackled . I went back and got some Logitechs. ! There you have it !

    15 of 25 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Product!

    • Written by from Yakima

    I am a collector of headphones, ever searching for that perfect set. The JayBirds are my number 1 choice to date. Very easy to get going, very easy to charge, and very easy to control. I am a runner, and have absolutely no issues with these falling out during a nice 16 mile run. The sound is an 8 out of 10. The only issue I have with the JayBirds is the price. 30 bucks cheaper would have been great. I never write reviews on products, so for me to do so means that this product is well worth it. Buy them today, and thank me later.

    9 of 13 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great bluetooth headphones, and great headphones overall

    • Written by from Orlando

    I got these headphones because I was looking for a bluetooth pair to use with my Lifeproof, I got these a few days after they came out and theyre great. Battery life is really good especially for their small size, I wear them at the gym and while walking to class and they usually last through the week. Sound quality is really good not just for a bluetooth headphone but overall really good. Quality is great its terrible a few people have had a bad experience with their Bluebuds.

    8 of 11 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Still work after going through wash twice

    • Written by from San Mateo

    Was shocked by the number of 1 star reviews and looks like largely due to quality issues. I have to say I was one of the first to buy, around 18 months ago, and they have lasted spectacularly well, been on multiple ski trips and treated rough.

    But the pinnacle of their durability had to be going through two full wash cycles in the washing machine and surviving, both times, with the help of some rice and TLC. No loss of audio quality.

    Was blown away the second time they went through and still worked.

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Well-Designed!

    • Written by from TORONTO

    Just replaced my Plantronics wireless earbuds & these are better in every way. The volume is loud, the sound quality is excellent, the fit is secure, the cable connecting the earbuds comes with clips to shorten it. Went for a run and these stayed securely in place the whole time. The BlueBuds even come with a nice case! They are pricey but definitely the best I've used.

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Good while they lasted

    • Written by from Ottawa

    Good while they lasted. Unfortunately today, like so many others have reported with these headphones, they simply died. They no longer turn on or charge. It's been less than a year since I bought them, so I assume the Apple Store will cover the warranty replacement. Let's see how log the second pair lasts. Wish me luck (Ill report back here in another year, when those ones fail...).

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Best Bluetooth headset yet but not sweat proof

    • Written by from Oro Valley

    PRO
    -best sound quality I've heard for bluetooth.
    -good dynamic range and volume.
    -comfortable
    -stay in ears pretty well with activity
    -good range: I can keep my phone in the locker and use my bluebuds all over the gym

    CONS
    -Sounds cuts out momentarily about once per minute
    -when you wear them over the ears, sweat from your hair shorts out the controls.
    -The little rubber hooks that help hold the earpieces in fall off easily and get lost
    -Earpieces break their seal during workout and you loose the base

    5 of 6 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    The price to pay for freedom

    • Written by from Watertown

    After getting an iPhone 5 and having to deal with the (misplaced) headphone jack on the bottom always getting in the way, I couldn't take it any longer so I looked for a wireless headset. I came across these and was shocked by the price, but realized it was a small price to pay to not deal with that cord getting tangled up and yanked on all the time.

    At first I was impressed with the sound, the weight, size, but the ear buds didn't fit well and it was impossible to get a good seal without them falling out all the time. I was about it call it quits on these, when I found some after market earphone tips from a company called Comply. Not only did the new tips make these fit properly and keep the headphone from slipping out all the time, they improved the sound quality significantly as well as improved the isolation. If you can afford these, they are well worth the price, but some aftermarket earphone tips are a must to make these shine.

    Also, they battery life is great, and they work really well for making phone calls.

    5 of 6 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.

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Great!

    • Written by from Columbia

    My experience with these has been almost entirely positive!
    Pros:
    Battery life is best I've seen
    Easy to wear and don't fall out (disclaimer: I wear earplugs at work, so I don't mind them stuffed in my ear canals)
    Easily switches from one device to the next, unlike most Bluetooth headsets
    Controls on device are easy to use and intuitive
    Battery meter on Apple devices
    Best sound I've ever heard for an in-ear device, wired or Bluetooth
    Cons:
    The earphone tips, although adequate, limit bass performance. If you stuff them deep in your ear canal everything is improved, but movement of the jaw causes them to back out a bit and letting in outside noise and bleeding out bass. I fixed this with COMPLY Premium Earphone Tips, but these cost extra, are harder to get in your ears & disintegrate over time.
    No battery meter on non-Apple devices
    Not everything I want on the equipment's controls are there (e.g. hang up a phone call)

    I've had two co-worker buy these after seeing mine and they are as happy as I am.

    3 of 3 people found this useful