10 Durable Earbuds Reviewed

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For some of us, our wireless earbuds are just as precious as our phones. We take them everywhere with us and they help get us through a commute or tough workout session. In saying that, we want our wireless earbuds to hold up against some tough situations. Finding the perfect pair of wireless earbuds that are durable can be tough as well. You want to make sure they are made well enough to withstand an insane workout, but also carry features like noise isolation and a good battery life.

We took at look at 10 of the best wireless earbuds that are durable and will make it worth the cost you paid for them. Here are our favorites.

1. Aukey Key Series T10

True wireless earbuds are important and Aukey Key Series T10 can offer just that. The best thing about these headphones is the price tag that is attached to it. Most wireless earbuds come with a heafty price but the Aukey Key Series T10 are affordable. The headphones connect via Bluetooth and offer a water protection of IPX5. That means they can stand up to your sweatiest workout sessions but don’t go swimming with them on.

Earbud Design

The body is made from silicone, so they’re easy to clean. The quality of the headphone is also great. They have graphene diaphragms and high-quality drivers that help give the earbuds the power they need. The earbuds include three different ear tips to help keep a secure fit. The outside of the earbuds have touch controls as well. You can tap to change the track or change the volume. They also have a built-in mic if you need to make any phone calls while they’re in use.

Battery Life

The battery life is around 7 hours depending on how you use them. The carrying case doubles as a charging case as well. With the case being fully charged you can get an extended 24 hours on your headphones, which is pretty good for earbuds. Honestly the seven hours of battery life on just the buds are great as well.

Sound

The sound quality on these earbuds are good for an affordable earbud. You get a punchy sound but a clear bass. The high quality drivers gives you a good bass for a variety of misc and there is a high-fidelity sound.

Verdict

Overall these are a great durable wireless earbud. The water protection is great and the sound is amazing. For an affordable wireless earbud you can’t go wrong with the Aukey T10.

2. Optoma NuForce BE Sport4

If you need a good everyday earbud, the Optoma NuForce BE Sport4 are your winners. The earbuds are great for the active person especially since their lightweight. The offer noise isolation, so if you commute or need so quiet, they can offer that.

Earbud Design

The design is practical, which is all we can ask for. The earbud is made from a glossy black metal and offer a lime green detail for a fun splash of color. The headphones come with three separate ear tips to help provide a comfortable fit. The ear tips are so good your earbuds won’t move even with vigorous exercise. The downside is the small wire that wraps around your head when your wear the earbuds. The weight of the earbuds makes it where you have to wear both. Otherwise the weight will pull one headphone out.

The earbuds do come with a cool magnetic feature. When you’re not wearing them they can magnet together which helps you from losing them or them getting tangled. The earbuds are lightweight and small, so they’re easy to carry around, especially with the carrying case. They have an IPX5 waterproof design, making them great for the gym.

Battery Life

The earbuds claim to offer a 10 hour battery life and honestly it is pretty close to the mark. You do need to factor in the volume which you play your music at and other factors that cannot effect your battery life. With a 15 minute quick charge you can get an additional 2 hours of play with your wireless headphones.

Sound

The noise isolation feature is great on these headphones. Although it won’t block out all sound, it does enough where you can still get great sound with your music. Vocals come across clearly and poppy. The overall sound quality is impressive and pull through when you really need it to.

Verdict

If you’re a gym goer and need a good set of earbuds, these are our winners. The waterproof design is great and the noise isolation feature makes it the true winner.

3. Sennheiser CX Sport Wireless Earphones

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Sennheiser CX Sport Bluetooth Sports Headphone Sennheiser CX Sport Bluetooth Sports Headphone 268 Reviews $99.00

The Sennheiser CX Sport Wireless earphones come with a Bluetooth connection option and have a wireless range of 50 meters. The headphones have a comfortable fit and wear, for long periods of time. The headphones can make it through an intense workout and you don’t have to worry about them slipping off. The earbuds come with three wingtips to offer a good fit for any ear type.

Design

The earbuds have a black finish with a neon finish. The buds are small and compact and have a secure and comfortable fit. They come with an IPX4 waterproof feature. That means that the headphones are splash-proof but don’t get them to drench.

They offer an inline remote underneath the right earbud. It helps contain volume and offers a play or pause button. The headphones also come with a built-in microphone, so if you need to make a quick call you can.

Battery

The battery lasts for around six hours and offers a quick charge feature. With a ten minute charge that headphones can have an additional 1.5 hours of playtime.

Sound

The sound quality is one of the best features of these headphones. The bass is heavy and present and it has lively sound. The vocals sound great and smooth and the bass and mids don’t bleed into the music. Overall they come with a warm and open sound that is well-balanced for all types of music.

Verdict

If the sound is important to you then these are your headphones. The sound quality alone is worth the price you pay for them/. The battery life is good as well and if you need sturdy headphones, these will get you through the gym.

4. Jaybird Tarah Pro

The Jaybird Tarah Pro comes with a neckline to help give you a secure fit when you’re running at the gym or running to catch a bus. Although they aren’t true wireless headphones, the neckline is worth it if you’re worried about losing a headphone. These earbuds are in Jaybird’s pro range so they will cost a pretty penny to own as well.

Design

The headphones come with three color options but they aren’t too flashy. The outside material is made to similar items like climbing rope, so it can stand the outdoor elements. They come with three ear tips to help ensure you get the correct fit for your ear. The cabling and plastic come with a hydrophobic coating that helps repel moisture. The headphones can also offer an IPX7 rating which is great for rain, snow, sweat, or even a brief swim.

The rest of the headphones are made from plastic and weigh a little over 20 grams. They have a remote button that helps power the headphones on and off or controls the volume if you need it to.

Battery Life

The earbuds offer an eight-hour battery life, which is great for a wireless headphone. With a quick five minute charge, you can gain another two hours of use. If you continue to charge for half an hour then you will get another seven to eight hours of playtime which is amazing.

Sound

The audio comes naturally to the ear when looking at sound. There is a little audio compression when it comes to sound due to the Bluetooth but nothing to really worry about. The mid-ranges are great and the bass is punchy. Vocals come across smooth and clear and the balance between sound isolation and music is great.

Verdict

Overall, these are a good pair of headphones to get. They are a little on the expensive side but they are worth every penny mainly due to the water resistance and the battery life.

5. Beats Powerbeats Pro

Of course, we are going to add a pair of Beats to this list, they’re just a great headphone. The Beats Powerbeats Pro is a small wireless earbud that will stick in your ear and are great for workouts. Apple now owns Beats and although some people aren’t fans, they really helped create some new and great headphones.

Design

The headphones come in four different colors, which might matter to you. They have clean lines and look more balanced overall for a headphone. The headphones hook over your ear and you do a little twist to keep them secure. You can push the headphones into the perfect place and fit for wherever you like to wear them. The ear tips have three options and have larger and smaller sizes to fit any ear.

The headphones have an IPX4 rating, which is decent for waterproof headphones but don’t go swimming with these on. Earbud has mirrored control. You can pause or play music or hold the button in to activate your phone’s voice assistant.

Battery Life

With nine-hour battery life, these are pretty good for a headphone. The headphones come with a square carrying case that easily magnetically snap them into place. With the carrying case, you can get 18 hours of battery life and the charging case has two charges. The cool thing about the case is you can also charge your phone off of it with a lightning cable.

Sound

The sound comes out clear and balanced with these headphones. The bass is heavy but nice with no drag. The headphones have no active noise cancellation but it is not really needed. The headphones have an isolated noise feature on their own so that might work well for you.

Verdict

We think these headphones are great and worth the price. The battery life is nice and they fit nice and snug on your head so you don’t have to worry about losing them.

6. JLab Audio Air Sport

Their earbuds are on the affordable side, which is great for anyone trying to watch the price. The earbuds clip over the ear and offer comfortable wear for a long period of time. They connect via Bluetooth 5.0 which is great for the wireless feature.

Design

The earbuds come with cloud foam tips to offer even more comfortable wear. They are made for a lightweight material that you might even forget you’re wearing them. The headphones were built for people in the fitness industry, so they offer IP66 sweat resistance.

Battery Life

Coming in with 6-hour battery life, you can’t complain about these headphones. They also have a portable charging case that can give you a little more juice when you need it. The charging case also indicates how much charge it has so you know when you need to sit down and charge all your products.

Sound

The sound is clear and crisp, which is great especially due to Bluetooth. The EQ is bass-heavy and the upper ranges are pretty good but can sound a little fuzzy at times. The headphones also come with an ambient noise feature. It is known as their “Be Aware” audio and lets you hear outside noise if you need to, ensuring you’re safe even when the headphones are on and playing music.

Verdict

We love these headphones and everything they can offer. The ambient noise feature is a major plus in our book and we love that they come with an affordable price tag.

7. Master & Dynamic MW07 Go

If you’re a fashionista then you might want to look into the Master and Dynamic MW07 Go headphones. The headphones have a sleek design with a good fit and great sound. The headphones are great for people on the go or anyone heading to the gym.

Design

The sleek design has a D-shape with in-ear buds. The headphones are comfortable to wear and offer five ear tips to make sure you get the best fit. They are on the smaller side, which might be beneficial to some, and are on the lighter side when it comes to weight. If you wear them to jog, they do move a bit but nothing too awful.

With Bluetooth 5.0 you can connect to other devices with 100 feet. The earbuds have buttons that help with playing or pausing music, as well as, a voice assistant button.

Battery Life

These headphones have massive battery life for wireless earbuds. With a whopping 10-hour battery life you don’t have to worry about ever losing a charge.

Sound

The sound is nice and crisp. The voice is airy and the bass is bold and punchy. The 10mm drivers offer great heights and crispness that makes the headphones worth the price you have to pay for them.

Verdict

These headphones cost a pretty penny but the sound quality is impressive. If you like a nice design and stylish, then these headphones are for you.

8. Jabra Elite 75T

The Jabra Elite 75T is great if you need headphones for business means. The headphones have a 4-microphone technology that helps filter out outside noise. They come with a secure fit and have a no audio drop off feature. They connect via Bluetooth with an operating range of 10 meters.

Design

The headphones are smaller and compact. They come with three wingtips to help give you a secure and snug fit. Jabra even tested the headphones in numerous ways to make sure they fit well in any situation. The headphones have an IP55 rating, making them great for workouts. They are resistant to dust and water but don’t go swimming in them.

The headphones can offer a one-touch voice assistant. They work with Alexa and Google Assistant which helps connect you to the digital world.

Battery Life

The headphones have a battery life of seven hours, which is standard for earbuds. With the charging case, you can get a total of 28 hours of playback.

Sound

These headphones offer a customizable equalizer so you can get the best sound quality that you like. The custom feature allows you to up your bass or treble and you can adjust the levels of your music. Overall the sound is great with these headphones. You get clear and smooth vocals and the mids sound amazing as well.

Verdict

Overall the headphones are great to look into. They are a little pricey but the app that allows you to customize your sound is awesome.

9. JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

Preview Product Rating Price
JBL Under Armour FLASH, Sport In-Ear Headphones, Black JBL Under Armour FLASH, Sport In-Ear Headphones, Black 885 Reviews $169.95

JBL always offers a solid and great headphone. These headphones were in collaboration with Under Armour, so you know they’ll be great for athletes. They’re great for making calls and have two transparency modes. These modes are great for safety reasons which is why you should look into the headphones.

Design

The headphones have a rugged aluminum charging case, which might be right up your alley. The earbuds aren’t too heavy but they’re bigger than an Apple Airpod. The earbuds have three different types of fins and tips, helping fit any ear. The headphones have 5.8mm drivers and the coolest thing about them is the waterproof feature. These headphones are fully waterproof which means you can swim in them. They can be submerged in 3 feet of water for up to 30 minutes without issues.

Battery Life

The battery life is standard to many earbuds, coming in at 5 hours. You do get four additional charges with the charging battery case though.

Sound

The sound is great as well. It is well-balanced and has natural-sounding mids. The bass is meaty and well defined. Remember that most of your music will come from Bluetooth though so you can have a little fuzz to the sound. Overall the sound is cleaned and defined which is all you can ask for with a wireless headphone.

Verdict

Overall these are a cool pair of headphones to own. The waterproof feature is stunning and they have a cool and rugged design that some people might like.

10. Plantronics Backbeat Fit 2100

The Plantronics Backbeat Fit 2100 comes with a cool app you can connect them to. The headphones are great for anyone who loves working out and offers a good grasp and shape.

Design

The design is sleek and stylish. It has a metallic finish over the earpieces that give a little pop of color. The headphones do hook over the ear and they come with a variety of ear tips to ensure a good fit for anyone who wants to wear them.

Battery Life

The battery lasts for seven hours which is perfect for anyone who needs them for a long period of time.

Sound

The sound is great with these headphones. They’re equipped with a bigger driver that can offer you a bigger sound. They come with an Always Aware feature that helps let you hear ambient noise when you need to be a little more aware.

Verdict

Overall these are strong and durable headphones, great for anyone who needs something that is reliable. The Always Aware feature is key to the headphones and they are partly waterproof which is awesome.

 

AUKEY True Wireless Earbuds, Bluetooth 5 with Charging Case, 24h Playtime, Deep Bass, USB-C & Qi Wireless Charging, Secure Fit, Touch Control, One-step Pairing, Key Series T10
NuForce BE Sport4 Premium Wireless Sport Earphones with 10h Battery, Sweat Proof, AAC + aptX, Quick Charge and with Graphene Drivers
Sennheiser CX Sport Bluetooth Sports Headphone
Jaybird X4 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones for Sport Fitness and Running, Compatible with iOS and Android Smartphones: Sweatproof and Waterproof - Black Metallic/Flash
Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones - Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, 9 Hours Of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant Earbuds - Black
JLab Audio JBuds Air Sport True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds + Charging Case - Black - IP66 Sweat Resistance - Class 1 Bluetooth 5.0 Connection - 3 EQ Sound Settings JLab Signature, Balanced, Bass Boost
AUKEY True Wireless Earbuds, Bluetooth 5 with Charging Case, 24h Playtime, Deep Bass, USB-C & Qi Wireless Charging, Secure Fit, Touch Control, One-step Pairing, Key Series T10
NuForce BE Sport4 Premium Wireless Sport Earphones with 10h Battery, Sweat Proof, AAC + aptX, Quick Charge and with Graphene Drivers
Sennheiser CX Sport Bluetooth Sports Headphone
Jaybird X4 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones for Sport Fitness and Running, Compatible with iOS and Android Smartphones: Sweatproof and Waterproof - Black Metallic/Flash
Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones - Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, 9 Hours Of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant Earbuds - Black
JLab Audio JBuds Air Sport True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds + Charging Case - Black - IP66 Sweat Resistance - Class 1 Bluetooth 5.0 Connection - 3 EQ Sound Settings JLab Signature, Balanced, Bass Boost
AUKEY True Wireless Earbuds, Bluetooth 5 with Charging Case, 24h Playtime, Deep Bass, USB-C & Qi Wireless Charging, Secure Fit, Touch Control, One-step Pairing, Key Series T10
AUKEY True Wireless Earbuds, Bluetooth 5 with Charging Case, 24h Playtime, Deep Bass, USB-C & Qi Wireless Charging, Secure Fit, Touch Control, One-step Pairing, Key Series T10
NuForce BE Sport4 Premium Wireless Sport Earphones with 10h Battery, Sweat Proof, AAC + aptX, Quick Charge and with Graphene Drivers
NuForce BE Sport4 Premium Wireless Sport Earphones with 10h Battery, Sweat Proof, AAC + aptX, Quick Charge and with Graphene Drivers
Sennheiser CX Sport Bluetooth Sports Headphone
Sennheiser CX Sport Bluetooth Sports Headphone
Jaybird X4 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones for Sport Fitness and Running, Compatible with iOS and Android Smartphones: Sweatproof and Waterproof - Black Metallic/Flash
Jaybird X4 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones for Sport Fitness and Running, Compatible with iOS and Android Smartphones: Sweatproof and Waterproof - Black Metallic/Flash
Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones - Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, 9 Hours Of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant Earbuds - Black
Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones - Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, 9 Hours Of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant Earbuds - Black
JLab Audio JBuds Air Sport True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds + Charging Case - Black - IP66 Sweat Resistance - Class 1 Bluetooth 5.0 Connection - 3 EQ Sound Settings JLab Signature, Balanced, Bass Boost
JLab Audio JBuds Air Sport True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds + Charging Case - Black - IP66 Sweat Resistance - Class 1 Bluetooth 5.0 Connection - 3 EQ Sound Settings JLab Signature, Balanced, Bass Boost
Master & Dynamic MW07 GO True Wireless Earphones - Water Resistant Earbuds - Sport & Travel Bluetooth, Lightweight in-Ear Headphones (Grey)
Jabra Elite 75t Earbuds – True Wireless Earbuds with Charging Case, Titanium Black – Active Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Earbuds with a Comfortable, Secure Fit, Long Battery Life, Great Sound
JBL Under Armour FLASH, Sport In-Ear Headphones, Black
Plantronics 212201-99 Backbeat FIT 2100 Wireless Headphones, Sweatproof and Waterproof In Ear Workout Headphones, Grey
Master & Dynamic MW07 GO True Wireless Earphones - Water Resistant Earbuds - Sport & Travel Bluetooth, Lightweight in-Ear Headphones (Grey)
Jabra Elite 75t Earbuds – True Wireless Earbuds with Charging Case, Titanium Black – Active Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Earbuds with a Comfortable, Secure Fit, Long Battery Life, Great Sound
JBL Under Armour FLASH, Sport In-Ear Headphones, Black
Plantronics 212201-99 Backbeat FIT 2100 Wireless Headphones, Sweatproof and Waterproof In Ear Workout Headphones, Grey
Master & Dynamic MW07 GO True Wireless Earphones - Water Resistant Earbuds - Sport & Travel Bluetooth, Lightweight in-Ear Headphones (Grey)
Master & Dynamic MW07 GO True Wireless Earphones - Water Resistant Earbuds - Sport & Travel Bluetooth, Lightweight in-Ear Headphones (Grey)
Jabra Elite 75t Earbuds – True Wireless Earbuds with Charging Case, Titanium Black – Active Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Earbuds with a Comfortable, Secure Fit, Long Battery Life, Great Sound
Jabra Elite 75t Earbuds – True Wireless Earbuds with Charging Case, Titanium Black – Active Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Earbuds with a Comfortable, Secure Fit, Long Battery Life, Great Sound
JBL Under Armour FLASH, Sport In-Ear Headphones, Black
JBL Under Armour FLASH, Sport In-Ear Headphones, Black
Plantronics 212201-99 Backbeat FIT 2100 Wireless Headphones, Sweatproof and Waterproof In Ear Workout Headphones, Grey
Plantronics 212201-99 Backbeat FIT 2100 Wireless Headphones, Sweatproof and Waterproof In Ear Workout Headphones, Grey

 

Last update on 2020-11-26 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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