• 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.

    8 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Stop working occasionally

    • Written by from La Crosse

    I second and third all the reviews on how great these headphones are in terms of quality and sound, but also the reviews about the price and even worse on how these stop working. I've had the freedoms and the freedom sprints and never had a single issue with them, but I've had these for less than a week, and despite being fully charged and new they disconnect themselves from my iphone and mac randomly a lot and it takes a few minutes for me to turn them off and reconnect. Bummer. Guess I'm taking these back, going back to my freedoms, and waiting for the next version :/

    9 of 11 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Bad design or poor choice of battery suppilers

    • Written by from CHARLOTTE

    Today, my BlueBuds X died, this is my second pair. When I attempt to charge them, the light immediately turns green, but they cannot be turned on. I don't ware them when I work out because they fit poorly when I sweat. For the price, these headphones should be able to last AT LEAST three years, but Jaybird evidently wants to make money swapping out their junk product. I cannot recommend this product or any product that is offered by this company since they obviously think too much of their product. Wish I could have given them 0 stars.

    9 of 12 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Don't buy if you sweat

    • Written by from Centennial

    Sound quality - great
    Build - great
    controls - adequate
    fit- pathetic - worst ever easily. The hydrophobic nature of the earbuds pushes them out of your ears. Running along while it's cold until you sweat no problem - sweating they won't stay in place for 10 strides.
    Value - poor

    12 of 18 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 12 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Good sound...very poor battery lifespan

    • Written by from NEW HAVEN

    I have had three pair of JayBird. The last time I tried the premium BlueBuds with better hopes. Same problem...They worked very well for two months. Then it stopped holding any battery charge. I had to return them.

    6 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Battery died just stops charging

    • Written by from grasse

    Really appreciated these buds until the battery died after about 10 months usage. Will not buy again at this price.

    9 of 13 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

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Don't be misled by the crafty packaging....

    • Written by from Dallas

    I find it hard to believe that a group of well educated designers/engineers could have ever signed off on this design. I'll just list the cons. Bulky buds don't stay in your ears. Cheap feel to buds. They supply a plethora of different fitting pieces because they know they aren't going to fit in the first place. Way to much extra cord. They provide a cheap clip type item that you have to wind the wire up in to keep it from dangling on the back of your neck. I've purchased two sets of BlueBuds hoping the design would improve and neither set made it past 24 hours.

    I'm unbiased towards brands and I just have to tell anyone considering these buds.......if your serious about music or sports,....go with the Plantronics BackBeat Fit. You'll be much happier.

    8 of 12 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    sound quality that of a $35 wired headphone

    • Written by from Las Vegas

    I recently purchased these for use at the gym after long envying others I have seen. I was attracted by the style and was hoping for less hype than day the Beats model. Bottom line here is that as much as I wanted to like these, I thought the overall sound quality was so poor I literally could not stand using these beyond the second day and thus have already returned them. I have a couple other wired eadbud headphones in the $80-$140 range that simply blow these away and perhaps I have been spoiled by the excellent sound.

    The JayBird's were ok for say listening to a podcast, but when I wanted to do some serious intensive cardio - I was more annoyed than anything else. I also found them a bit difficult to use in terms of say using the fast forward to skip songs. The placement was such that it was not as easy to get to or often resulted in my having to reposition the headphones far too often.

    At thsi point I do not know if my negativity on the sound quality applies to all bluetooth models currently on the market, or if these are worse than similar priced options. Unfortunately one cannot really try these out in the stores.

    For now I am just sticking to my old wired pairs.

    7 of 10 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    So So Quality, Bad Customer Service

    • Written by from Shelby Township

    the earbuds are okay. sound is good, but impossible to get them to fit properly, or stay in, because of shape of buds and rubber ear insert. what's more, when my charging cord went bad in the first two months, they would not replace it. simply refused and told me any android charging cord would work. this was my second problem purchase from this company. they have flashy advertising, but that's basically all you're paying for. you can get a much higher quality set of earphones for the price they are charging. plus, do you want to pay for non-existent customer service?

    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

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Power on / charging issues

    • Written by from Singapore

    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.

    4 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worst fitting earbuds

    • Written by from Burlington

    They constantly fell out. Good luck trying to get them to fit.

    6 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Jaybird

    • Written by from Colorado Springs

    I bought these earplugs for $170 and used them without any problem for one week. The left earplug would quit after about 30 minutes while running which was aggravating. After one month the earphones would go directly to green when plugged in to charge and never accept a charge. Of course I did not bring the receipt with me while traveling in the Mid East so in the trash they will go! What a shame as they seemed like a good idea and looked like they were quality, but alas; they are just junk. Save your money and get a proven product. I gave it one star as zero stars is not an option

    9 of 16 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Jaybird bluebuds X premium bluetooth headphones are a dud

    • Written by from LAFAYETTE

    I can't speak highly of these wireless earbuds. I found it very difficult to get the earbuds to fit properly in my ear. The earbud unit is large and sticks out awkwardly. Worse yet, the battery lasted barely 2 hrs each time I used it. Bought them to ski with and hear tunes. Got a dud. I don't recommend them. Will wait next time until Bose comes out with wireless earbuds.

    8 of 14 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Great while it works. Died 2 months after warranty expired

    • Written by from San Francisco

    I loved the sound quality and decent battery life of these headphones. I used them almost 4 days a week at the gym without issue switching between my iPhone and Android phone.

    Then during a workout it suddenly announce "Powering down" and since then I've been unable to get it to power back up again and the charging LED will not even flicker on when plugged in.

    So after a 5 star review when first purchased I will now give it a 1 star due to it's short life span and dismal warranty.

    3 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Great headphones if you don't plan on sweating

    • Written by from Lenexa

    Listen to the other reviewers on this item. They are great for light workouts - as soon as I get them wet during a hard workout they start malfunctioning. They shut down once like the on/off button was stuck and the second time died all together. Currently trying to pursue a refund

    4 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worse fitting design ever

    • Written by from Chicago

    I bought these to replace a set of motorola blutooth headphones that I used for working out and running. They were great. Lasted a long time. These however don't fit in my ears. They come with different fittings. Tried them all wearing them the different styles. They keep slipping out of my ears while working out. Biggest waist of $170 ever spent. If planning on wearing these and working out. Don't waist your money.

    7 of 13 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Sound OK but too many problems

    • Written by from Mississauga

    It takes like forever to make it fit and then it keeps disconnecting. Don't even think about calling them for help. This is the worst product I have ever bought. There are many alternatives with half the price. Definitely not worth.

    5 of 9 people found this useful