Bluetooth ear buds for iPod Touch 5g

Discussion in 'iPod' started by mrskb, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. macrumors member

    Oct 23, 2012
    I've been reading reviews about BT earbuds for my iPod Touch. There are many options at many price points, and I'm feeling confused! I'm thinking I want earbuds...I would be using them mainly when walking. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
  2. PinkyMacGodess, Mar 6, 2013
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2013

    macrumors 68030


    Mar 7, 2007
    Midwest America.
    I thought that I wanted them too, and then I started reading the reviews of some of the, what I thought were, better brands and was rather quickly dissuaded from purchasing them. Most of the complaints turned on range of reception. One pair that I very much wanted supposedly, according to the reviews, couldn't pick up the signal if you had your touch in your pocket, or on a belt clip.

    I got a pair of Polk UltraFit 3000 headphones and love them...

    What I was looking at were these from Denon. They looked good, and rather well sized, but the reviews scared me away.
  3. thread starter macrumors member

    Oct 23, 2012
    Exactly! So many mixed reviews! I'm willing to spend a little money, but not on something that doesn't work to my liking.
  4. macrumors 68040


    Nov 2, 2007
    Los Angeles
    The XBA-BT75 from Sony look good. I tried them but never bought them though. Only 6 hour play time per charge but it comes with a recharge case that stores about 9 more hours or something like that.

    Also heard the Jaybird Freedoms are nice. They are a bit smaller than the Sony ones and have equally short battery life.

    I've seen a lot of people wearing the LG Tone headphones but I'm not sure how comfortable it is to wear a headset on your neck.

    I personally own Sony's MDR-1RBT full sized headphones which sound awesome and have a 20 hour battery life. They're pricey though at $400 retail and not an earbud like you are looking for.

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