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Jaybird X4

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Jaybird X4. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the portability and durability. The reliability and comfort also get good views.

sound, comfort, reliability, durability, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Jaybird X4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Alastair Stevenson (trustedreviews.com)

Jaybird X4 Review | Trusted Reviews

 

A great choice for gym goers and trail runners

Solid, comfortable fit ; Decent sound for a sports set ; Great build quality

Prone to dropouts in busy areas

The Jaybird X4s are solidly built sports headphones that won't break the bank.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Jaybird X4 headphone review

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Designed for use while playing sports, the Jaybird X4 in-ear corded headphones are fully waterproof with Comply foam earpieces and secure-fit fins to keep them in place during your workout. You can also control music and calls with the in-line remote,...

Oct, 2018

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

Jaybird X4

 

The wireless, exercise-focused Jaybird X4 earphones are supremely versatile, delivering booming bass or balanced audio depending on your EQ preferences.

Powerful audio performance that is completely customizable using the app's EQ. Excellent in-ear fit. Waterproof.

Short, proprietary charging cable.

From an excellent in-ear fit and waterproof design to a user-friendly app that allows for a bass bonanza or a fairly accurate, flat sound signature, the Jaybird X4 earphones are a notable step forward in the series. We test a lot of exercise-focused...

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Jaybird's new X4 wireless sports headphones offer a more comfortable fit

 

Jaybird has included new tips and fins that promise a more comfortable secure fit in the next-generation of the company's popular X-Series headphone.

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com.au)

Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones review: Cheapest model may have everything you need

 

Jaybird's entry-level wireless sports headphone has seen some discounts. At its sale price it's a good value.

The Jaybird Tarah wireless sports headphones fit comfortably and securely, are fully waterproof and sound good. The inline remote is slim and lightweight and the companion app is well designed and allows you to tweak the sound.

It has a proprietary charging cable, so if you lose it, you can't charge the headphones. There's no carrying pouch included. Battery life is only average.

If you can pick up the nicely designed and good sounding Jaybird Tarah at a little bit of a discount, it'll make up for some of its small shortcomings.

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Sam Vafaei , Marc Henney, Yannick Khong, Jean-Simo (rtings.com)

Jaybird X4 HEADPHONES

 

The Jaybird X4 Wireless are great wireless sports in-ears that are versatile for everyday casual use. They block a decent amount of noise and barely leak. They are stable for most sports and portable enough to fit in your pockets. You can customize...

Minimal leakage. ; Stable and portable design. ; Above average and customizable sound.

The in-ear fit is uncomfortable for some. ; Cumbersome charging cradle.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Séamus Bellamy (macworld.com)

Jaybird X4 wireless sports earphones review

 

Great sound, excellent durability, and a number of smart features make the X4 a smart buy.

IPX7: can be submerged in one meter of water for 30 minutes ; Sound great under most circumstances ; MySound companion app allows for EQ adjustment ; Ship with Comply foam ear tips ; 10-minute quick charge provides an hour of listening

Proprietary charging cable required ; Audio becomes muddy at maximum volume ; Audio call quality could be better

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Roger Fingas (appleinsider.com)

Review: Jaybird's X4 sport headphones win on price-to-performance

 

The X4 is a further refinement of Jaybird's sport earbuds, and both a solid and cheaper alternative to Apple's Powerbeats3.

If I'm honest, I expect to go back to my Powerbeats3 partly because I do prefer the extra bass, but mostly because I find hooks to be more reliable for keeping things in place. Fins can help stop buds from falling out — hooks guarantee it.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Alex Bracetti (tomsguide.com)

Jaybird X4 Earbuds Review: A Modest, Mostly Good Upgrade

 

The Jaybird X4 feels more like a partial update than a full-on enhancement of its elder sibling. It's a step up, but not the vast leap we're accustomed to with every new X release. That's not to say the X4 isn't a dependable pair of wireless sports...

Adaptive soundstage ; Flexible and lightweight design ; Companion app with multiple EQ presets ; Secure, tight fit ; Waterproof protection

Buggy performance ; Weak battery life ; Uncomfortable to wear during long stretches

The Jaybird X4 is a modest upgrade with enhanced aesthetics and great sound, but it also has poor battery life and lots of bugs.

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great Sound. Comfortable. Secure

 

Easy to pair and solid Bluetooth connection. Fantastic secure fit. Worn for 6km run and never budged. Very comfortable and lightweight too. Just take time to find the right wing/tip combination. Sound quality is excellent to my ears and will improve as...

Feb, 2019