Summary: As good as swimming with audio gets. Not perfect by any means, but good enough to make the time go by. I swim for fitness, usually 2500 yards per work out. Takes me about an hour. I don't flip turn or do anything crazy when going the other direction so not to mess with the fit of the headphones.
Brand Comparison: Waterproof iPod vs. FINIS Neptune
18 April 2015
Summary: This product has turned out to be far superior to the FINIS Neptunes (we have been FINIS brand customers for many years and have now switched to this iPod). PROS OF WATERPROOF IPOD SHUFFLE (by Underwater Audio) - Outstanding sound (far better than FINIS bone conduction system) - Easy wear (clip the...
Summary: It's a genuine iPod that's been waterproofed by dipping the internals in resin/sealant. I've been using this in the pool 6 times a week since January and it's held up wonderfully - no leaks that I know of and the sound quality (with good headphones) is exactly where it should be.
The sound quality is good. The first one I got stopped working after ...
Nuria G., Amazon
18 March 2015
Summary: The sound quality is good. The first one I got stopped working after two weeks. Their customer service was very responsive and send me an exchange right away. I've been using the second one now for a month and so far so good.
Summary: As others have pointed out, swimming back and forth for hours is boring. While we wait for the outdoor season, staring at a black line is an unfortunate necessity. The answer? Add music. My first 1000 yards today went by without me even really noticing because I was dialing in this great system.