1. Circa58's Avatar
    OK, do all of the headphones work or are there certain brands to avoid?

    Looking to spend $100 or less and would like to be able to answer the phone when listening to music when a call comes in.

    If there are links on this forum then please let me know and I'll continue to study this.

    Switching from iPhone on Thursday, getting excited
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    09-30-2014 03:30 PM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    I don't think you'll have issues with any brand as long as they're not shady ones. For the latter kind, I'd blame the headset anyway, not the phone.
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    09-30-2014 03:57 PM
  3. P_Devil's Avatar
    Yes, all Bluetooth headphones should work so long as they aren't shady (as previously stated) and fit within the Bluetooth standards. I can't really recommend a brand or model, not at the $100 price range. In my experience, you really have to spend $200-$300 in order to get something that doesn't sound anemic while only lasting 5 hours on a single charge. For example, I purchased a pair of Sony on-ear Bluetooth headphones a few years ago for $120 and they were just awful. The old Sony on-ear headphones I had with my Rio 600 actually sounded better.

    I've listened to both Bluetooth models from Bose, they both retail for $250. The audio quality of each pair was vastly improved over the Sony models though the battery life of the over-ear Bose headphones is still anemic (7 hours), the on-ear models are much better at 15 hours.

    So I highly suggest waiting and saving your money. I have had experience with other Bluetooth headphones in the $100-$200 price range and they all just sound like they are lacking something. Lacking detail, lacking bass, lacking any life really. The best sounding Bluetooth headphones I have listened to are the Parrot Ziks but they retail for $400 ($350 now that the Zik 2.0s are coming out).
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    09-30-2014 04:24 PM
  4. Circa58's Avatar
    I have corded SHURE and Bose I know $100 wont buy much, maybe I will wait for a better set
    09-30-2014 04:28 PM
  5. 1Coopgt's Avatar
    I have a couple of these . http://www.amazon.com/Ericsson-Hi-Fi...cUvbUpU3930147 I leave one set at work and the other here at home .. They aren't to bad if you have a good set of earbuds . Nice thing is they also have a built in FMtuner .
    09-30-2014 07:16 PM

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