Wireless/Bluetooth Heaphone Review: SHO3D from Amazon.com

note: The review below was written about a month before this post

 I have a half marathon race in ten days and I have to decide between two wireless headphones. I just got these in the mail yesterday-- and they're great. But can they hold up to two hours of running on a hot April day? We'll see. 

Start with the box-- packaging is apple-esque 
    When you open the iPhone box you immediately see the product. I like that. Then all of the components are neatly packaged beneath it. 
    First impression- the headphones look cool. They remind me of the in ear monitors some stars wear on stage -- except the stick out a little more. 




    Comes with charging cable, earbuds and silicon covers to protect from sweat and rain. -- trust me I've run with massive amounts of both. 
      Fit-  I fiddled with how to put them on. The wire goes over the ear and around the head. It feels pretty secure even though the wire hovers above my ear. I'll keep playing with it. 

 I tested two different sized earbuds... The one that came with-- the medium size-- fit me fine. 
    I still want to road test these. S normal run for me is between 4 and 10 miles. So it'll have to stay in place for a long time. 

Functions-- pretty easy to figure out thanks to the instructions
   Volume 
    Pause
     Play. 
      Next
       Previous
     It also has some other cool features-- NFC for android folks, redial (it'll call the last number dialed)
And you can talk to Siri-- voice command. 

Sound-- it may have a lot to do with your phone, but I find sound quality to be amazing. The bass is deep the words are clear. The highs and mid tones are crisp. One thing I noticed is that the volume does not actually control the phone volume. If you turn these up and still need more volume look at the levels on you phone and turn those up... But be prepared-- because these things bring the noise. 


Alright , so after taking these on an 8 mile run, I want to say this. - overall great quality. They block out sound really well, almost too well for a runner. I left one ear partially engaged so I could hear bikes, qwerty 0cars and other runners coming and going. 
   They also bounce a lot. That's partly due to the design.  If I didn't have my headband to stabilize them, I fear that I would have been pushing them back into my ear over and over again. With the headband, they were awesome.
    I think they should add ear hooks to their design. 
   I had no problem with the controls. Very easy to use. I think I held the volume down too long once and activated voice dial. 
    This is a sport headphone that I could wear to work or anywhere really. As a test, I wore them to work one day and no one even noticed them around my neck. 
    They are very light weight. 

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