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Skullcandy - Smokin' Buds 2 Wired Earbud Headphones - Black/Red/Orange-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars with 2334 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Finally a nice product from Skullcandy!

    Posted
    Looch
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    I've always been the guy to dismiss Skullcandy as cheaply made, low quality, and sometimes even overpriced, but this pair of earbuds has actually shown me something else. I was kinda hesitant about dropping $30 on Skullcandy but I had seen this very pair listed on a "top 5 earbuds" list of 2016 and therefore had to try them. I'm very pleased! The audio quality is great, they don't feel uncomfortable or cheap, and the mic offers smooth, clear recording. I use it for listening to music, singing on Smule Sing, skype calls, everything. Great pair. I would get the 2 year warranty also, just because earbuds can sometimes randomly give out. Always be prepared

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice design

    Posted
    CptRobby
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    I had these for about a day or two, but they were really nice. I was very impressed by how well the off-axis design correctly angles the ear buds in my ears. I never would have thought that it would make a difference, but it did. The reason I returned them was that they didn't sit right in my phone and it was dropping the right channel when I listened to anything without holding the plug in the right position. To be fair, this was happening with other things that I plugged into the headphone jack, so it was primarily an issue with my phone. But I was able to get some Sony ear buds to sit where they would only occasionally drop the right channel, so they ended up being the ones that I kept.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing little headphones

    Posted
    Kamikazy1
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    Skullcandy never fails to deliver. I have been using Skullcandy for a good number of years and they are always phenomenal for the price. the sound quality and comfort that you get for the price is great. will keep using the product line as long as i can. very crisp and clear sound. Great Bass. the best part is that you can use this to answer phone calls as well as use them to plug in to your Game controller and get great sound and talk while playing. cannot control volume and skip. is just a microphone and play/pause music but that is ok for me. if this is not problem for you, you will enjoy this a lot. ...and for the price even better

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    So far so good..but only thanks to Best Buy

    Posted
    TheStouts
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    While a long time Skull Candy user, I love them when they work. But in spite of only periodic use and keeping them safe and well taken care of in a case I bought for them, they are VERY unreliable, and fail often. I have NEVER had a pair that didn't fail. Now, thanks to Best Buy, rather than going thru the hassle of returning to SC (and the hassle of finding their website, printing the proper form, completing it, finding the receipt and an envelope, postage, mailing at the post office, and then waiting a month with no headphones), I just keep my receipt on file (now that I know of SC's high failure rate), and I can just go to my BB and swap for a new pair.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good, Comfortable, Earbuds.

    Posted
    NvZibLmN
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    these are great earbuds. the design is way better than past ones, they don't and won't fall out easily during a workout. mic is good and will stay operational even if the bud from that side blows out which will most likely happen. they're reasonably priced and wont set you back like other brands. I refuse to ever spend more than 100 on headphones, that's childsplay. but I will say when buying these earbuds opt in best buys warranty, its only a few bucks and covers you for 3 replacements over 2 yrs which you will need, but even then its less than 50 bucks and best buys replacement warranty is really good, its a no fuss no muss transaction that you cant beat.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Sound, Decent Durability

    Posted
    WWETombstone619
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    Ear buds and I have quite the colored past. It used to be that every pair I bought would last at most a year. Then I bought these, and they lasted twice as long and then some. They're much more durable than previous pairs that I've bought and the sound quality is great. For someone who loves music but doesn't have the biggest budget, these ear buds are perfect. The bass is nice and low and the treble doesn't sound washed out like similar buds do. Overall and good set of headphones for the price you pay.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Performance Earphones

    Posted
    Wizard
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    These are some of the best price to performance earphones that I have ever heard. The sound is balanced well and makes for great listening regardless of what is playing. The mic on the cable also works very well and sounds good to others when I am using it to talk on the phone. The controller that the mic is in has only a single button that functions as a play/pause/fast forward (if pressed twice quickly) which works well. It is nice that the button is large and easy to press, but I sometimes wish that it also had some sort of volume control.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great tilted earbuds for sensitive ears

    Posted
    Kryxish
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    Earbuds never worked for me, but I needed a very small headphones option to keep in my purse. I chose these when I noticed that they were tilted so as to not hurt my ears. I've been very pleased at how loud they can get, how much noise reduction they offer, and the BEST thing about them, is that the plastic bit inside the silicone isn't round - it's oval-shaped, so it's even more comfortable than I thought. These aren't BOSE or Sennheiser quality, but I'm absolutely not disappointed by them. For my expectations and the price I got these for, I would feel wrong giving less than 5 stars.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good headphones

    Posted
    Review
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    I got these because I am a skull candy fan and have a large pair from them that I use often. These ones are for my purse on the go whenever I am working outside the house on something or going shopping. Music motivates me and distresses me so I use these a lot. I like the sound and the quality. The only thing I would change is the ear bud silicone, I wish they wouldn't pop out of my ear so much when they get a little snag or move around too much. They have the new kind that is curved so they can fit in your ear and never come out, I should invest in those.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Way better than their more expensive 50/50's

    Posted
    StephenS
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    My previous pair of Smokin' Buds 2's got damaged so I went into Best Buy yesterday to buy a new pair and instead was persuaded to "upgrade" to the 50/50's. What a disappointment. I bought a new pair of Buds 2 as well so I could compare them side-by-side and the Buds 2 easily blows the 50/50 out of the water. The 50/50's may technically have better drivers but the Buds 2 fit and seal in the ear so well that the end result is sound that is noticeably superior to the 50/50's. I'll be taking the 50/50's back later today and keeping just these Buds 2.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Comfortable with Great Sound

    Posted
    ShaunnaMichelle
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    I wasn't really sure about the angled, off-axis design but it really fits well in your ear. I can actually sleep with these in, they are that comfortable (note that I don't recommend it as they do have cords). I also really like the plug-in as it is also angled and works well with my phone. It puts a lot less pressure on the plug itself and on the receiver part of my phone, so less chance for damage. Cool colors and the awesome sound I've come to expect from SkullCandy rounds these out. Great product. In fact, we came back for another pair.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Wired headphones

    Posted
    Chivalry66866
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    I have always like skull candy and these do not disappoint. They have similar quality to Sony but at a better cost. The microphone is clear to use wired to your mobile device and works brilliantly. One observation is that if you use these headphones as a plugin on airlines In flight entertainment, the microphone interferes with sound quality. You must press the microphone button in order to hear the full range of sound in an aircraft's IFE.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Used for Gaming

    Posted
    Linkinspy
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    I use these when I'm playing games on my Xbox One. Pros: -They're compatible with the Xbox One - Includes small and large covers to better fit your earhole. Cons: - The inline mic flips around, sometimes causing it to be against your shirt which makes your voice sound low or muffled. The cord flips around on its own, so the only way to combat this is to tape the cord to your shirt/body. - No volume or mute controls. If you're playing on the Xbox you have to go into the system settings to control volume/mute.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing for working out/running

    Posted
    silverapple

    I bought these three months ago for running. I run about 5 times per week, and have grown frustrated with my old apple earphones. I bought these skullcandy earphones, and they have not let me down. Through all the sweat and exercise that I have put them through, they have held up remarkably well. The sound quality is great, and they are very durable. They stay in my ear throughout my whole workout.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Always a good choice!

    Posted
    CosmicJoe
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    I've been a fan of the skullcandy brand for a while now. The soft ear peaces block ambient noise as well as allowing for a long wear comfortable fit. I use them at work daily for 6+ hours and have always revived top performance and comfort. Several times I have by mistake washed them with little damage to the product. Sadly after four or so washes and a few thousand hours of use there comes a time when they must be replaced. I am now on my fourth pair in seven years. My job is active and they tie daily abuse and still hold up!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Stellar performance at bargain price

    Posted
    Hooben
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    I bought this earbud just to see exactly what all the fuss was about. The company claims that a curve in the earbuds build helps make sound better. After a month with this product, I have to agree. The lows are booming and the highs are clear as can be. I use this set with my iPhone and the clarity is incredible! This is a quality product from the sound to the build quality and the flat cable design. Truly Skull Candy is a force to deal with in the audiophile industry. You won't regret buying this product. A+

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Really good for the price

    Posted
    Sang
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    I really love the colors and and the sound quality. I have not use Beats ear buds but I'm pretty sure this earbuds is as good as Beats. Skull candy is noise insloated for sure. I use it for running and weight lifting, most of the time for gaming. I have to say that this is better than turtle beach gaming headset. Yes, I love the mic. Also, it can be use for online gaming chat and sound. Really easy to hook up. Would not spend $60+ on gaming headset, I'll rather get this. It's really cheap for this high quality earbuds

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Workout Headphones

    Posted
    MissKatyB
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    I am notoriously hard on headphones. I go through them like you would not believe and I recently purchased these in hopes that I could keep a pair of headphones long enough to last me from the time of purchase until hopefully the end of summer. So far so good. The sound quality is great, even blasting my ipod at an unhealthy listening level while on the treadmill at the gym to tune out the music there. The flat cord design is anti tangle for the most part and the best part yet? These made it through the wash..twice..and still work!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Solid choice, good sound, great value

    Posted
    mickbasterd
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    These fit nicely, and include two different sets of silicone earbuds. I wear these writing in a kitchen, and the occasional wet hands hasn't caused a problem yet with the button or buds. They sound good, delivering solid lows and decent highs. My only real complaint is that the case is barely large enough for adult sized hands to get the headphones into with any ease, and it becomes a battle of will. A braided cable would also be nice, but can be found on models that Skullcandy offers.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very good earbuds

    Posted
    seve
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    Look great. Fit great. Sound great. I really like Skullcandy and their approach to branding. The only issue I had with this purchase was the carrying case that came with them. You have to wind the buds pretty tight to get them to fit, and even then the case bulges out on the sides and is difficult to close. If the case really was meant for those buds then they should have included a manual or something to teach you how to make them fit. Not a deal breaker, though. I still love my new ear buds and use them every day.

    I would recommend this to a friend