Product Type: Apple headphones
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A great sound in your ears
Apple iPod Earphones
Member Name: star2000
Apple iPod Earphones
Advantages: Great design and sound
Disadvantages: Expensive if not part of your iPhone/IPod purchase
I have owned different versions of the iPhone over several years and last year upgraded to the iPhone 5. I have not got around to reviewing it yet as there is so much to say it seems a bit daunting, so I thought I would start with reviewing the earphones that came with it.
When I purchased the iPhone 5 one of the first things I noticed is that Apple has remodeled the earphones. This made me quite excited as I had always loved the old style earphones but had a few problems with them in the past so hoped that this new update would solve some of these issues. The earphones work with all recent iPhones and iPods.
The headphones come in their on little plastic box with a clear lid and a white plastic back with the Apple logo on it. The box is designed so that the earphones fit exactly inside it when wound around the correct way. It can be a bit tricky to remember how to wind them to fit them in once you take them out the first time, but now I have got the hang of it I love this little box. I take my iPhone and earphones to the gym a lot and with my previous set had resorted to transporting them in a little jewelry pouch (the type you get necklaces or earrings in) to try and keep them safe and make sure they did not get tangled. This did not always work very well and looked really unstylish - somewhat defeating the point of having such lovely earphones. The fact that I can now transport the earphones easily and stylishly in their own little box is a great plus for me.
The earphones are all white to go with my white iPhone 5 and feature a white lead with a split at the top for each earphone. Each earphone is labeled left and right so you don't get them mixed up and the lead also has a remote control on it so your can turn the volume off, up or down without having to open your phone or iPod to do this. The control also has a microphone on it, which picks up your voice when taking any calls.
The shape of the earphones has been redesigned and this is what I am pleased with the most. The old bud like earphones always used to fall out of my ears, especially when I was using them when I was exercising at the gym, and this used to be extremely annoying as I used to have to stop every few minutes to put them back in. These earphones are designed as a flat shape which fit exactly inside your ear and they really work for me and seem to be a far more secure an snug fit so they rarely fall out even if I am doing quire vigorous exercise. I have also found them to be very comfortable.
I find the sound quality of the earphones to be very good and music played through them is clear with the different levels, base and treble easily identifiable. For a small pair of earphones they work really well.
Overall I would say that these are great earphone's that look really stylish, fit well, have decent sound quality and a cute little box to carry them around with. As I said mine came as apart of the package with my iPhone but you can buy them separately from Apple or other retailers for £25. Just be careful that you are getting the real thing and not a copy so don't be fooled or the ones on Amazon for 1p!!
Summary: Great little earphones
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