Reviews and Problems with ID America Spark / The New Spark
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Review of Id America The new Spark Aluminum In-ear Headphones
5 November 2013
Summary: Up for review today I have the ID America new Spark in-ear headphones and these feature an all aluminum construction with a great design making them aesthetically pleasing. The headphones have 8mm dynamic drivers in them that offer very good bass and decent highs for a nice rounded sound from them.
Pros: Sound is decent overall, Very nice carrying case, Comfortable for long periods of time, Very well made headphones
Cons: Controls don’t quite work fully with Android, Slightly muffled sounding to me, Can be a lot of cord noise with movement
Excerpt: Full disclosure here. I am not a fan of earbuds. Period. Or at least I wasn’t. I’ve always preferred an over-the-ear or slung back style of headphone as it seems whenever I find a pair of buds that will even stay in they tend to make my ears ache after more than a few minutes of use.
Conclusion: At first we were wowed by the Sparks simply because they were shiny, sleek, and good looking. Unfortunately, the audio properties of the Sparks don’t do them any justice, and in our opinion, don’t justify even the lower-end $59.95 price tag.