Earbuds are a great way for you to listen to music wherever you go, no matter what kind of music device you may use. Not only are earbuds a great way for you to take your music anywhere because they’re tiny and portable. This is also the least expensive way to take your music with you. Larger speakers may be able to project a lot more, but earbuds don’t drain your batteries at anywhere near the speed that larger speakers do. On top of that, earbuds are cheap in most cases. For the casual music listener, the miniscule differences between a higher end set of earbuds and cheaper ones aren’t even noticeable enough to warrant paying extra.
Panasonic RPHJE120K Black In-Ear Headphones
These earbuds are color matched to work very well with the 5th generation of iPod Nano, and their all black finish is quite striking. With their ergo fit design, these earbuds fit snugly and comfortably in any ears. For added comfort, there are even three included pairs of soft earpads, in the small, medium and large sizes. Rocking a standard 9mm drive unit and 3.5mm plug, you can plug these into virtually any type of music device on the market. Their 16 ohm/1kHz is industry standard and provides fine sound. If all that isn’t enough, these earbuds even come with a one year limited warranty.
The price range varies widely on these earbuds, with used ones going for up to $45 and new ones going for as little as $3.70. According to the reviews, these earbuds stay in very well and sound great. There is almost universal consensus about these headphones being an excellent value on the whole.
Sennheiser CX 300 II Precision Enhanced Bass Earbuds
With a symbol on the outside and a light gray on black finish, these Sennheiser CX earbuds are very stylish. With soft silicon tips in the small, medium and large sizes, you can optimize the fit for your comfort and make sure these earbuds stay in your ears no matter what you may be doing. With the asymmetrical cable that’s 1.2 meters long, you have ample room to keep these out of your way and to reach a music device in your pocket. The right angle plug also lets these earbuds plug in easily. The transducers are specially designed to deliver powerful bass, letting your music come through in all its glory.
The specialized inside the ear canal design lets these earbuds provide you with sound isolation, which is great for louder environments. With that coupled with the high level of passive noise attenuation, your sound options are great. There is even a carrying pouch that lets you keep your earbuds clean and stored effectively no matter where you go. This pot is sweetened even more by the 2 year warranty that these earphones offer. The average price range of these earbuds is between $21 and $35.
The overall reviews of these earbuds are great. Their sound quality is on par with headphones several times pricier, and they work very reliably. Provided you use an authorized seller, they’ll honor the 2 year warranty. The only problem can be that these aren’t the best for running due to the length of the cord, which can get in the way.
Symphonized NRG Premium Genuine Wood In-ear Noise-isolating Headphones with Mic
The acoustic performance of these headphones is made that much better by their wooden housing. Further, this also enhances the bass response. With soft silicone ear buds, the noise reduction and fit on these are great. Working with virtually any kind of music device made, you can count on being able to listen to what you like best with these wherever you go. The sound connection is particularly good due to the gold plating on the audio jack. Further, you can game with these or use the phone through them without having to hold your phone at the same time with the built in mic they come with.
The price range of these headphones is within the $23 to $25 range. There have been some reports of breakage after the rather sparse 30 day return period, and there have been a few reports of excessive feedback. But on the whole, the high level of sound isolation and the excellent bass response of the wooden design are excellent for most uses. Many people report that these earbuds are at least as good as larger and more expensive earbuds are, despite being less expensive and fitting into the ears.