Excerpt: Living in a city, even a small one, means you are living in a noisy environment with cars, trucks, busses, air planes, helicopters, construction equipment, and more. If you use simple earbuds to listen to your iPod (for example), you must turn up the volume to hear over the noises.
Pros: Clear Signal, Connects Easily, Fits well in ear, Good Sound, Good Volume Control, Lightweight
Excerpt: These were too expensive to be missing the whole bottom range of sound. I don't need or want over powering bass, but I want to hear the lower register. At home I don't have a sub-woofer because I think they are unnecessary and upset your neighbors who live below you.
Excerpt: I just received these headphones today. First thing I noticed was that some reviews were not so quite accurate. For example, fit; it fits my ears perfectly and it blocks external noise as much as my study/exam ear plugs.
Pros: Clear Signal, Connects Easily, Fits well in ear, Good Sound, Lightweight, Noise Cancellation
Excerpt: Very good fidelity for music listening, combined with the functionality of a phone headset. Apparently the microphone works well, too, because people on the other end can always hear me clearly. These also save your hearing, once you get the hang of the sound isolating earbuds.
Pros: Ambient Noise Isolation, Good Microphone, Music Fidelity
Excerpt: It is well built, I use it for my 40 minute Brooklyn to Manhattan bike commute, the first pair lasted about 3 years ( I lost them), the cable is quiet and doesn't tangle, it lasts longer than any other set I've ever owned, no bad contacts ever, so far, then there is the convenience of the mic,...
Excerpt: I liked these headphones so muchI just ordered my second pair to replace so on ear headphones I've used for travel. I intend to ultimately go to an audiologist to get fitted for custom buds. Note that these will NOT provide overpowering bass but for the true audiophile perform just fine.