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Apple EarPod

from  $17.96+
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'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

70
Feltzem
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
60
veronica
Let's keep this short. They sound fine, like one would expect from any pair...read more
80
TheReynMan
With the new design, sound is much improved. Definitely better bass. I guess...read more
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73
Average Critic Score

Durability

67
 

Sound quality

78
 

Noise isolation

60
 

Comfort

76
 

Design and form factor

79
 

How It Stacks Up

85

Engadget

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Critic

80
 

User

79
 
88

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Critic

93
 

User

83
 
86

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Critic

88
 

User

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86

Engadget

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Critic

90
 

User

80
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Critic

80
 

User

79
 
88

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93
 

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83
 
86

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88
 

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86

Engadget

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Critic

90
 

User

80
 
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