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4.0 out of 5 stars
My thoughts...., 5 Dec 2010
I've just purchased my second pair of these headphones (after losing the first!) and thought I'd post my views to address some of the other reviews here.
(1) Sound Quality - for the price, I would say the sound quality of these headphones is excellent. The bass is full and well balanced and the mid-range and treble are always very clear and crisp. They're not going to blow you away (they do lack a certain punch), but they certainly perform well compared to others in the price-range.
(2) Fit/Comfort - arguably one of the primary reasons for buying 'clip-type' earphones like this is that they don't drop out or come loose, when walking or doing sports. I've tried a couple of over-ear 'sports-type' headphones with an earbud and still problems with them staying in position. I find that these headphones sit very firmly in place even whilst running and are very comfortable (and they have the added bonus of keeping your ears warm!). After trying on my new pair the clips did hurt my ears a bit (as did my old ones when they were new) but I think the springs loosen up after several outings, because it soon stopped bothering me.
(3) Durability - I had my last pair for nearly a year and they lasted extremely well. The retractable wire means that it never gets tangled up or kinked and the jack plug is also protected. The only problem I had was that the rubber lining on the earclips started to come away after a couple of months, but this was easily fixed with some superglue.
In conclusion, these headphones are fantastic value for money and I'd definitely recommend them, especially if you want some no-fuss headphones for sports or running.