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#273147 7-Aug-2020 10:17
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Wife has iphone and wants wireless ear buds.

 

I'm willing to pay about $20US ...

 

Anyone tried any such gadgets from gear best that works well?

 

 





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  #2536131 7-Aug-2020 10:20
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As in no cable at all?

 

 

 

Saw this the other day

 

https://www.androidcentral.com/best-true-wireless-headphones

 

There is also a thread about knock off Shure 215





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  #2536132 7-Aug-2020 10:22
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I would have extreme concerns about buds at that price, or even under $100. A malfunction could blow your eardrum or cause hearing loss and other horrible things. 


 
 
 
 


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  #2536133 7-Aug-2020 10:23
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I bought these for my BIL for Xmas

 

 

 

He was very happy with them. 

 

NZ$ 26.61  23% Off | NEW Original Xiaomi Redmi Airdots 2 TWS Bluetooth Earphone Stereo bass BT 5.0 Eeadphones With Mic Handsfree Earbuds AI Control
https://a.aliexpress.com/_dYl2cCA


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  #2536159 7-Aug-2020 10:42
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  #2536163 7-Aug-2020 11:00
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GSManiac:

I bought these for my BIL for Xmas


 


He was very happy with them. 


NZ$ 26.61  23% Off | NEW Original Xiaomi Redmi Airdots 2 TWS Bluetooth Earphone Stereo bass BT 5.0 Eeadphones With Mic Handsfree Earbuds AI Control
https://a.aliexpress.com/_dYl2cCA



Thanks looks good




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  #2536164 7-Aug-2020 11:02
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Handsomedan:

My son has some Skull Candy ones that are adequate. 


https://www.thewarehouse.co.nz/p/skullcandy-jib-wireless-earbuds-black/R2620046.html#q=wireless+headphones&start=25&sz=24



Thanks but the single review isn't very good. Though I like how it has control buttons.




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  #2536167 7-Aug-2020 11:04
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mentalinc:

As in no cable at all?


 


Saw this the other day


https://www.androidcentral.com/best-true-wireless-headphones


There is also a thread about knock off Shure 215



I think cable is good so the farm things don't fall off and disappear, and it allows for mic and control buttons.

But duration of use, easy to charge, and connects well with iPhone would be most important. I'd like to say sound quality but wife doesn't care one bit :(




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  #2536182 7-Aug-2020 11:29
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i would recommend the Brainwavz range of wireless earphones , they get really good reviews .

 

something like this

 

https://www.brainwavzaudio.com/collections/earphones/products/ddm100-bluetooth-earbuds





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  #2536193 7-Aug-2020 11:38
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My wife likes the Xiaomi true wireless ones fine. After a few months they started rattling, PBTech will replace when we take them in. Cost more than $20 though.


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  #2536211 7-Aug-2020 12:20
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Xiaomi airdot s. That's what I use. So far been very happy with them. Only gripe I have is the signal isn't overly strong and they have a tendancy to cut out if my phones in my pocket. But in saying that all mine previous ones have done the same - probably more to do with the phone then earbuds.

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  #2536241 7-Aug-2020 12:52
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Ive tried many cheap ones.

 

I now run two sets, Razer Hammerhead Wireless ($170) and also a cheap set like these ones;

 

https://www.mightyape.co.nz/product/tws-mini-bluetooth-5-0-earphone-wireless-earbuds/30467356

 

I specificly like these style as my ears dont agree with the ones you shove down your ear canal. A lot of the "noise isolating ones" require the little silcone bit to go in your ear canal which I find uncomfortable for any amount of time.

 

Both of these sets are comfortable and the sound is good. Obviously the Razer are much better quality but the others are fine for music and watching netflix (and I dont care if I break them, drop them, lose them etc).


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  #2536250 7-Aug-2020 13:16
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Hi

 

 

 

Try this site for some reviews

 

 

 

https://www.scarbir.com/

 

 

 

enjoy

 

 

 

 

 

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  #2536265 7-Aug-2020 14:12
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Batman:

 

Wife has iphone and wants wireless ear buds.

 

I'm willing to pay about $20US ...

 

Anyone tried any such gadgets from gear best that works well?

 

 

This site does reviews of all the cheap Chinese earbuds and sorts the decent from the crap. Note that the prices are a bit higher than what most products are actually selling for.

 

The good news is that most of them are actually pretty alright these days. Almost anything from a brand name you recognise (and many from those you don't) will be perfectly fine.

 

My wife has the Anker Soundcore Liberty Neo (about $35) and they sound surprisingly good to me (that site rates them as middling), and I'm pretty fussy about audio.

 

Make sure you get something with AAC support if she has an iPhone.

 

Edit: oops, should have refreshed before replying...


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