Rock out and run with the JayBird BlueBuds X ultimate Bluetooth earbuds (review)

Rock out and run with the JayBird BlueBuds X ultimate Bluetooth earbuds (review)

Summary: I enjoy listening to music and podcasts while I run and haven't used anything but a sweat proof JayBird product for the last couple of years. The latest model, the BlueBuds X, provide a significant improvement over the last and are the ultimate Bluetooth headset to exercise with.


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  • Hidden microUSB port on right earbud

  • Earbuds with "wings" for a secure fit

  • Three button controller with mic

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  • Love the BlueBuds X!

    Thanks for reviewing these headphones! I absolutely love working out and being active without worrying about wires holding me back!
    Melissa Jo Glover
  • FX-Sport VR1 better than Jaybird

    The main issue with bluetooth is that I don't want to have to take my phone with me on a run or in the gym. I sure don't want to take a call. Also, despite the "signal plus" of Jaybird, you still get signal drop out when the wire is folded into the clip. They are also a bit weak in bass.
    The fx-sport model is just sooo easy [and not in ear]. The mp3 is integrated into small over the ear headphones. I can browse playlists. Quality is great and I can structure all my workouts with the integrated personal trainer. For me, just a lot better.
  • Price?

    They must be pretty expensive since the cost of a pair is never mentioned.
    • Check the 4th page of the review

      Given the gallery format, the review is four pages long so the price is listed on the 4th page/image. Thanks for reading the review.
      palmsolo (aka Matthew Miller)
  • £170

  • Hi Matthew

    Hi Matthew,
    I already have the Jaybird Freedom and I really like them! It's been almost 2 years of this and I still wear them! I LOVE THEM!

    My question for you now is:
    I do use MOTOACTV (and love it either) too and I'd like to know if you can change to the next song with those buttons you have on Jaybird Bluebuds X ?

    Thanks you in advance!
  • Jaybird Bluebuds X

    i love my Jaybird Bluebuds X bluetooth is just awesome..the lifetime warranty against sweat is this bluebuds x have 8 hour of battery! I bought mine at (Malaysian based website)