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SomeDude

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Hey Everyone,

I had a post here a while back regarding headphones and I was told that SkullCandy were the ones to go with. I've been to the homepage and there are a number of models for the iPhones and some of them have reviews, most of them don't. Some of them have mics built in, what model should I be looking at? I'm not looking for anything overly fancy, just good, quality sound and solidly built. BTW I will bu using these for exercise, as well as just plain listening. Cheers.

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You are probably going to get as many opinions as there are headphones. Anything will work, so it comes down to preference. I cannot abide earbuds so any time I need to use headphones, I use either my Bose or Sennheisers.

Of course, neither of these have a microphone built in, so they won't be any use for taking calls, but who uses an iPhone as a telephone, in any case?
 

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I went for the foldable sennheizers lovely sound very comfortable over ear, no microphone.....


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I've got the aviators with the mic 3 cord (the one with the mic and controls) and there very comfortable. My only complaint is the buttons are a little touchy so I may accidentally stop the music when trying to adjust the volume or when double clicking to skip it may not register and increase the volume or stop. I could easily do without the controls and mic and still love the sound quality.

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Two important points to consider:
1) since you are using them for exercise you want a pair that will stay in. Buds fall out on some folks while simply moving around, depending on the fit. I would get either something with a rubber nub that actually sticks in the ear and/or a pair that has a wrap around feature or over ear hooks.
2) Bear in mind you can talk/make calls and use phone functionality like siri with the apple standard headphones so you may want a pair with a mic & call button for when you are not exercising.

Good luck!
 

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