Apple EarPod

from  $29+
75
Engadget
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Review

Apple EarPods review: A $29 revolution in earbuds or another set for the recycling bin?

Apple's EarPods are a clear improvement over the company's old earbuds, but that's not saying much.

Pros
  • Comfortable fit
  • Best-in-class sound quality
  • Improved inline remote
Cons
  • Not ideal for loud environments
  • White cord, earbuds will get dirty fast
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Scores

Engadget

75
 

User Reviews

60
veronica
Let's keep this short. They sound fine, like one would expect from any pair...read more
40
cass
I'm kind of surprised how much emphasis they put on the fit of headphones because...read more
80
cjtylr
Many reviews for the EarPods compare them to a pair of in-ear headphones that...read more
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7.3
Average Critic Score

Comfort

7.6
 

Design and form factor

7.9
 

Durability

6.7
 

Sound quality

7.8
 

Noise isolation

6.0
 

How It Stacks Up

85

Engadget

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Critic

80
 

User

79
 
88

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Critic

91
 

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82
 
86

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Critic

87
 

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86

Engadget

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Critic

88
 

User

80
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Critic

80
 

User

79
 
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91
 

User

82
 
86

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87
 

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86

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Critic

88
 

User

80
 
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