Excerpt: only compatible for htc phones. headset won't work properly with other devices unless you press the call button permanently. unless your only going to use this with HTC then i would recommend it but if for other devices, NO.
Excerpt: My first purchase with tbe Beats Audio. Sound comparable to any other earbuds of cheaper price. Had for 3 months, and the right bud went out - no sound. I use this item with the upmost care in handling and still became defective. Not worth the price you pay.
Excerpt: This experience with Zappos was such a disappointment. I ordered these way in advanced and received them the night before Christmas Eve. I opened the box to come across a beat up presentation of the packaging. The actual ear buds where just thrown into the box and CAKED with earwax!!!!
Summary: I hope this wasn't intentional. Because they're manufactured by Monster. I'm a musician and I've always trusted monster, they have great products and always a Lifetime Warranty. Why don't the iBeats have a lifetime warranty too, monster?
Pros: The sound is pretty good.
Cons: The sound is not worth $99 The L-R splitter was unglued upon opening (Not that big of a deal.) Needs better compatibility with smartphones other than Iphone Here's the kicker: They worked fine for a year. I have the original receipt of purchase, on 9/12/11. Today is 10/2/12. Less that 13 months a...