• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic

    I haven't found better headphones for my ears. Nothing else fits in my ear; others fall out and are uncomfortable but with these, using the smallest size tips, they fit inside my ear canal and the sound is amazing! They have been through the washing machine and dryer twice and been crushed by gym equipment but they still work!

    2 of 3 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple should be ashamed ( and I am a self confessed Apple fan boy)

    Brought a pair an hour ago at the Hornsby Westfield Apple Store.

    Always been quite happily with ear buds but thought surely for $129 they must be a step up.

    But honestly I can't believe how bad they sound.

    THE worst sounding earphones I've ever owned. Tinny no bass just truly horrible.

    I did a direct comparison with my ear buds and they sound a whole lot better.

    I tried changing the silicone cushion but that made no difference.

    I really expected more from Apple - I am going to take them back right now- means another trip to Westfield but I feel ripped off.

    If anyone from Apple would care to respond I'm all ears

    7 of 24 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Tinny sound and an overall disappointment

    Wow - I have to say that I am deeply disappointed with the quality of the sound from these headphones. I really expected something better given that I find the standard headphones to be ok. Tinny, lacking bass and clarity and in fact, just lacking on every critical dimension. And for 3x the price for the standard headphones (welcome to prices in Europe!) I wanted something superior. Instead, I got something inferior.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worse than the cheaper ones

    I definitely like the regular EarPods (which are half the price) a lot better. The sound is better and they're more comfortable. These ones are just not worth the money and I'm sorry I bought them. I don't even use them, I bought another pair of the cheaper ones instead. For ones like this, I'd go spend $10 any place.

    9 of 13 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Awesome Earphones

    The ADDIEMS are amazing, with a pretty flat soundstage (almost clinically flat (means it sounds good in any genre of music)), and decent isolation, I'd recommend these to anyone who is sick of the EarPods. If you can't hear any bass, its because you're not getting any seal. Try Comply Whoomp! covers, and you'll hear more than enough bass. With the current silicone tips, I think that they are perfect, and pack a punch in a small package! The mic and remote works great, and if you look after them, they wont break! If apple makes a pair of (non-beats (I'm not a basshead)) headphones that are as good as this, Im in.

    Pros: Very clear, flat soundstage, great sub-bass, good bass, and very good mids and highs. Not using inferior dynamic drivers, (dual armature is very good).

    Cons: Could have squeeezed another armature in there if they tried, doesn't feel that premium, and takes around 10 seconds to put on, and 30 seconds to wind into the case. A little expensive?

    4.75 stars out of 5

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  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Nice is prober fit; but, loud cable noise when so fit

    I'm putting this right in the middle of the two extreme reviews.

    1) These are great-sounding earbuds (I know, Apple calls them headphones!) when properly seated in the ear canal. So, push them in deep, or change the ear tips for a proper fit, and you will get nice base and crisp sound. But!…

    2) When properly seated, the cables transfer all their noise right to the earbud! Everything. All rubbing against your clothes will go straight to your ears! If you are sitting still, this is not a problem; but, if you are walking, watch out! This could probably be ameliorated if they had a clothes clip, like the Bose Quiet Comfort earbuds do; but, these do not. So, beware!

    12 of 15 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Disappointed

    Run arosss this at London Drugs not what I expected, wish they can put rubber tip in the apple pods as those are way better
    They are discent but not worth $100. worth about $50-$60 in my opinion.

    6 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Very poor quality

    Wish I had read the reviews before buying these. The sound quality is awful, when talking on the phone there's a feedback /echo thing that happens that is very disconcerting. Worst of all is the loud snap that comes out of the right earbud every 15-20 seconds.

    9 of 15 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Don't recommend them

    I have been a fan of any apple products but this one really disappointed me. I've had 2 pairs so far because the audio would do its own thing. The left side would go out and I wouldn't know what to do and then magically it started to work again. I will say that they feel amazing and the sound is great (sometimes) but if you put the ear bud in your ear to far the audio will sound a little weird so you have to be gentle with putting them in. Can't just pop them in and go. Sad that this was my first time buying a bad apple product :(

    35 of 47 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    sound

    would prefer the option to provide a negative value - incredibly disappointed-the sound quality very poor for the price. i'll stick to the sennheiser px100

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Headphones!

    A million thanks to all the reviewers who stressed the importance of the right-sized ear tips. I found the sound "tinny" with the medium sized tips. With the large tips in place, the sound is impressive. Very comfortable as well. So glad I made this purchase!

    12 of 17 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Just an awful product, bad sound quality and broken after <6 months.

    The sound quality is only slightly better than you get from the standard headphones, and that's only because the buds attenuate.
    Massively overpriced, £65 for a pair that sound worse than a £20 set of Sennheisers.
    Expect them to break in a short space of time! very poor build and cheap components. The left ear buzzed out after just 6 months of normal use, tried all the usual tricks to get it back but nope - damaged diaphragm.
    Don't for one second believe these 5* reviews, it seriously must be an Indian "like/review" centre churning them out because I have no clue how someone could be so happy with these to give them a perfect score!

    3 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    These are terrible

    There is no bass whatsoever. Complete waste of money.

    In comparison, the sony ear phones I bought for £15 are 10x better

    DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY!!!

    6 of 12 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Try on all 3 sizes

    Seriously the amount of negativity these headphones are getting is not fair. Please try all 3 ear tip sizes and give it some time to burn in after that you can judge the earphones. I must say to bass heads don't get these definitely not for you but for everyone else get these now the audio is wonderful and the build is great. In fact I used to be more on the bass side but have gotten used to these and love the warmth and extra detail I get out of these earphones. Proudly give 5 stars :)

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    These sound fantastic - Try foam tips!

    The ear tips that ship with these headphones detract from what is otherwise, a really great sounding product.(I should have knocked off one star...Apple should ship these with optional foam tips for those that can't get along with the silicone ones!)
    Initially, I could not get the silicone tips to seal properly and the phones sounded truly awful! Fortunately I had a pair of memory foam tips laying around from a previous set of headphones that fitted and the difference was stunning.
    'Comply Whoomp' foam tips are advertised for use these headphones. The foam tips sound so much better than the silicone ones, I am sure there are other makes that will also fit. Buying new tips is adds to the initial cost but the difference in the sound is well worth it.
    To sum up, if you can get the seal right on these phones they sound 1000% better. (Better than headphones that have cost me twice the price and have had 5 star reviews!)
    Twin drivers; 5Hz to 21kHz, great balanced sound...bargain! (and I never thought I'd ever say that about a bit of Apple kit!)

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Iphone 6s In ear headphones - Worst product ever

    I have recently bought a iPhone 6s, phone is just awesome but when it comes to apple ear phones, they are the worst creation ever made.
    They just don't fit into your ear, no matter how large or small your ear is. They keep falling down all the time, i have tried to fit these headphones into three of many family member's ear's and all had the same problem.
    Audio quality is way worst. No bass and lot of noise when used outdoors, these two are at the top list, there many more issues.
    No soft case for the ear buds.
    I some how feel call quality gets reduced while answering calls using these ear phones.

    Now, what am i achieving at the end of this review, NOTHING. People like me would just go ahead and buy better ear phones, because after spending good amount on the phone, you just don't want some bad ear phones to ruin that experience.

    One last point, if you are a music lover and listen to at least 3 to 4 hours in a day using ear phones. Just throw these ear phones in the trash as soon as u unbox your Iphone6S.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not meeting Apple standards

    The headphones are just average sounding in ears. No bass at all, Apple has a world class standard for music, don't know what went wrong here, me being a die hard APPLE Fan had a disappointment from this product.
    Apple please help in replacing them with a better in ear head phones like rest of the products best in class.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    DONT BUY THIS

    tHIS IS ABSOLUTELY NOT GOOD I AM NOT HAPPY THEY FALL APART, MAKE MY MUSIC SOUND NOT GOOD AND HONESTLY ID RATHER SPEND MY MONEY ON LAXITIVES

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  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Lost the silicon bud and it seems no replacement is available

    After a few months of use one silicon bud went missing. Checked Q&A here and it seems you can not replace them. Yes I know it comes with replacement but they are not really replacements, they are different sizes and the other sizes just do not work for me: the bud keeps falling off.

    The sound did not seem good to me. I even had problems understanding people in a call. I like more the sounds of the original headphones.

    There is a "noise reduction effect". I was not aware of this but it works great. Enough to leave my noise reduction big headphones behind and listen to podcast in public transport.

    7 of 10 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Bought this item and the quality is way off.

    Bought this item and the quality is way off. Sound volume is low at max, bass is dead and feels like a 5USD headphones in terms of quality. I think Apple should withdraw this unit as it seems to be defective from the manufacturer. The Apple earpods that comes with the iphone is way better than this.

    5 of 5 people found this useful