Summary: The V-MODA Vibes is an interesting pair of in-ears from a design point of view. The stylish aluminum body and carried through design just looks fantastic compared to normal in-ears. However, the sound performance isn't exactly stellar. Even though the performance of these in-ears isn't that good it's still a nice upgrade from normal ear buds that you get with your iPod, iPhone etc.
Pros: Powerful bass, Easy to insert into one's ear, Comfort, Build quality, it's made of aluminum!, Bundle, Durability, Minimal microphonic disturbance compared to the design of the earphones, Price, Works with the iPhone because of the rather odd mini-jack design
Cons: Cord length, Mids and highs not all that precise, Noise isolation could be better, Design of mini-jack connector, Bass is a bit muddy some times
Conclusion: We rather appreciate the Vibes' ability to amplify audio coming from the sound source -- by a lot. We were able to listen to music at about half the volume than we normally would, which will probably conserve an MP3 player battery more than usual -- always a plus.
Pros: A bit overpowering on the low-end, May be uncomfortable for some users
Cons: Stylish, Amplify the audio from the sound source, Come with several fun or useful accessories, Overall sound quality is very good