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Monster iSport Strive

alaTest has collected and analyzed 132 reviews of Monster iSport Strive. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the price and design. The usability and comfort are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the portability and durability.

sound, comfort, usability, design, price

bass quality, noise isolation, durability, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Monster iSport Strive is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Monster iSport Strive

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Monster iSport Strive from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the price and comfort. Many are critical about the reliability and usability. There are some mixed reviews about the design and bass quality.

sound, comfort, price

noise isolation, durability, size, usability, reliability

62% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Monster iSport Strive

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Monster iSport Strive from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.ca. Reviewers are impressed by the comfort and size, but there are some critical reviews about the usability. There are some mixed opinions about the sound.

size, comfort

usability

70% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Monster iSport Strive review

 

Stylish, sporty-looking and safety-conscious buds with a fine sound

Solid, up-for-it delivery Balanced presentation Stylish; safety-conscious

Fit and ‘open’ sound won’t be for everyone Rivals have more clarity and expression

There’s a sense of openness in the soundstage and, as is promised, road traffic is audible beneath your music (as long as the volume isn’t turned to the max). Of course, ambient noise leaking in can distort the sound a little, but if that’s a...

Feb, 2015

Expert review by (t3.com)

Monster iSport Strive review

 

Should you make room in your gym bag for the Monster iSport Strive?

Mosh-proof fit ; Great value ; Open sound

Leaks sound ; Lacks bass

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Sami Mughal (oxgadgets.com)

Review: Monster iSport Strive Headphones

 

The Monster iSport Strive are in-ear headphones that are specially designed for the active among us. A special rubberised ‘clip' that goes around the in-ear speakers ensures that[...]

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

Monster iSport Strive

 

The exercise-focused Monster iSport Strive earphone pair is well-designed for your workouts, but audio performance isn't on par with the competition.

Affordable. Gets quite loud. Moisture-resistant design.

Light on bass and overly sculpted in the highs. Lack of seal with ear canal is great for runners but not ideal for audio performance, wearing at gym.

Conclusions There are several exercise earphones, both wired and wireless, that sound better than the iSport Strive, even in this budget price range. The issue here is the lack of a real seal at the ear canal—they're basically earbuds, not in-canal...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by (toptenreviews.com)

Monster iSport Strive Review

 

If you are looking for high quality sweat-proof headphones, the Monster iSport Strive is the perfect option for you. These headphones are designed for athletes. They are engineered to stay in your ear during physical activities and while you're on the...

If you are an athlete, the Monster iSport Strive sweat-proof headphones are worth your consideration. They provide powerful sound and are washable, so a little water and sweat won't cause any damage to them. However, you can't submerge these headphones...

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Very comfortable Monster isport in earphones.

 

These were really very comfortable to wear. Sound quality was good. I have iPhone ear phones and they were not so good.

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

These were uncomfortable.

 

These are the first sports earphones I have tried, and I was looking forward to having some to wear while walking and spinning. Unfortunately I found them very difficult to wear. I could only just get the small ones in my ears. They provided good sound...

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

sports in ear headphones very stylish

 

Good choice of ear sizes to adjust the fit. Difficult to get them into my ears to begin with but once they were in they stayed in well when running. Clarity of sound excellent and the outside noise was reduced. The microphone attached for incoming...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Wouldn't recommend this product

 

I wouldn't recommend this product to a friend because they feel very uncomfortable in your ears and also the sound quality isn't very good.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Great sport headphones

 

Headphones stay in place when excersizing even if you sweat or move about alot - 3 different sized sport clips to choose from. Comfortable. Sound is clear but not alot of bass can be heard because they're not in the inner ear. Can speak and hear very...

Aug, 2017
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