JaybirdFreedom deliver maximum noise isolation and comfort. Slide Comply Foam tip onto Freedom speaker housing. 1 2 3 4 Compress Comply Foam tip by rolling with fingers. Pull ear back to open ear canal for a deeper more secure fit. Insert entire foam tip into ear. Hold in place 15-30 sec for foam to expand and create a seal. 15-30 secondsFile Size:600KBPage Count:42
What makes Jaybird freedom headphones so special?
MICRO-SIZED METAL BUDS – The Freedom Headphones by Jaybird have sandblasted, injection-molded metal parts for premium comfort and fashion. The smaller housing doesn’t affect signal performance and can remove distortion, giving you crystal-clear audio wherever you go
Why freedom 2 with Speedfit?
Innovative engineering allowed us to create a ultra-small metal design that delivers your music with custom sound-no matter where your run takes you. Freedom 2 with speedfit is sweat-proof and fits right out of the box with an incredible Secure comfort-fit for any ear size.
What makes freedom 2 Climate Pledge friendly?
As the smallest wireless headphones ever, freedom 2 with speedfit has changed the game for runners who want the the perfect custom-fit for their wireless music experience. Climate Pledge Friendly uses sustainability certifications to highlight products that support our commitment to help preserve the natural world. Time is fleeting. Learn more
What are the additional features of the freedom?
As for additional features, the Freedom is equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 that can pair with up to eight devices, and its inline remote gives you complete control over your wireless music with volume buttons, and allows for phone calls with its built-in microphone.
Where is the wing/tip combo?
The wing/tip combo is installed so the point of the wing is above the headphones and pointing to the cable. When in the ear, the cable goes towards the front of the ear and wraps up and over the ear, then back down at the back of the ear. This ensures the weight of the cable is being supported by your ears and provides the most secure fit.
Where is the wing on a earbud?
The wing/tip combo is installed so the point of the wing is above the headphones and cable. When in the ear, the cable comes straight down towards the bottom of the ear and the point of the wing is nestled in your ear.
Where does the cable go when in the ear?
When in the ear, the cable goes towards the front of the ear and wraps up and over the ear, then back down at the back of the ear. This ensures the weight of the cable is being supported by your ears and provides the most secure fit.
What is the smallest pair of Bluetooth earbuds?
Design#N#The Jaybird Freedom is easily one of the smallest, lightest pairs of Bluetooth earphones we’ve ever tested. The sweatproof, gym-friendly buds are available in black, blue, red, and gold models; the gold version has gold accents on the earpieces and inline remote but is otherwise white, the red and blue models are completely red and blue save for silver accents on the remote and earpieces, and the black model is entirely black. The metal earpieces are tiny, comma-shaped caps that end in cylinders barely a quarter-inch around. They’re connected by a thin, flexible, round wire just over 14 inches long. A three-button inline remote with mic sits a few inches down from the right earpiece. This is where the bulk of the Freedom’s electronics sit, including a set of five contacts for charging with the included proprietary clip. The entire package, not including the accessories or your preferred eartip and ear fin combination, weighs only half an ounce.
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Is Jaybird Freedom good?
The Jaybird Freedom pack very good sound into a small, light package with plenty of fit options. Big bass fans won’t be satisfied, but the sculpted, balanced sound will please most listeners. You might get frustrated trying to find the best fit, however, and the impressively tiny design leads to some frustrations like cable kink. Even with its myriad included accessories, the Freedom doesn’t quite justify its $200 price tag; you can find better-performing, less expensive Bluetooth earphones in the JBL Reflect Mini BT ($101.33 at Amazon) , the Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless ($101.33 at Amazon) , the Skullcandy XTFree ($101.33 at Amazon) , and Jaybird’s own X2.
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Can you slide rubber fins down?
The rubber fins can slide fairly far down the length of the earpiece, and only a tiny notch indicates where it should rest. The fin can also freely rotate around the earpiece, making it difficult to find just the right angle. I bounced back and forth between several fin and eartip sizes before I found a few combinations that I could reliably wear for long periods without the earphones coming loose or feeling uncomfortable.
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Is Victim of Love good on the Freedom?
This balance serves synth-heavy music well. Erasure’s "Victim of Love" sounds excellent on the Freedom. You get loads of poppy presence to the 80s drum machine beat; even without the rumble of sub-bass, the rhythmic kick drum stands in the front of the mix, giving the layered synth riffs and vocals enough room to shape the track.
Build & Design
Right off the bat you’ll notice that these look pretty different from the originals. The earbuds are way slimmer now and have a rounded off design that looks really sleek. If you’re not familiar with the X2s, the earbuds used to house the battery which made them big and bulky. And since the earbuds are slim now, the battery had to go somewhere.
One aspect of the headphones that were never an issue during testing was Bluetooth strength. Regardless of where my phone was during my runs I experienced no skipping at all. Even around my house the connection was easily reliable up to 30 feet.
The battery life on the Freedoms are really only about 3 to 4 hours, but you could technically use them with the charging to cradle to get up to 8 hours. However, in my usage that was really unrealistic unless I was sitting at a desk.
When it comes to sound quality, one thing that I noticed that really made a difference was the volume. These get really loud which is great for fitness, but not so much for sound quality. For testing I created a flat EQ profile in the app just so I can see how the headphones sound without any enhancements.
Overall, the Jaybird Freedom do look way sleeker than the X2s, but they also don’t fit as well. The bigger ‘buds of the X2s wedged themselves in your ears and even though it was bulky and looked weird, they fit great. With the Freedoms you have to rely completely on the little accessories like the cable clips and wing tips.
What are Jaybird Freedom headphones made of?
Enlarge Image. The Jaybird Freedom Wireless headphones come with a lot of accessories. Sarah Tew/CNET. Jaybird has built all the electronics into the inline remote, and the company says that the buds and inline remote are made of metal, not plastic, which is mostly true (there is some plastic that’s part of the design).
When did Jaybird Freedom come out?
Jaybird Freedom. When it released its X2 wireless sports headphone in 2015, Jaybird drew some criticism from some users because — despite some improvements — it didn’t seem like much of an upgrade over its predecessor. Well, now the company finally has a headphone with a totally new design: The Jaybird Freedom.
When did Jaybird release the X2?
When it released its X2 wireless sports headphone in 2015, Jaybird drew some criticism from some users because — despite some improvements — it didn’t seem like much of an upgrade over its predecessor. Well, now the company finally has a headphone with a totally new design: The Jaybird Freedom.
Do Jaybird headphones come with a carrying pouch?
Luckily, the headphones — which are available in five color options — come with a nice little carrying pouch, where you can store the battery clip and any extra tips and ear fins that come with the headphones. A set of cord shorteners is also include, but they aren’t the most elegant solution. Jaybird needs to find a way to integrate a cord adjustment design element into the product, not have you attach something to it.
Is Jaybird inline remote waterproof?
The headphones are sweatproof, though not waterproof, and Jaybird expects people to use these not only as a sports headphone but an everyday headphone.
Is Jaybird Freedom good?
CNET may get a commission from these offers. The Good The Jaybird Freedom has a slimmer design and offers a more comfortable fit than its predecessors. It offers excellent sound for an in-ear Bluetooth sports headphone, is sweatproof, and offers good battery life when you include the extra four hours you get from the included battery clip.
Can you charge headphones with an inline remote?
Inline remote is a little too heavy; if you lose the battery clip, you can’t charge the headphones; should cost less.
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What’s in the box
Freedom Bluetooth Buds,Silicone Ear Tips (6),Secure-Fit Ear Fins (6),Sport Comply Foam Ear Tips (6),Cord Clip,Cord Management Clips (2),USB 2.0 Charging Cable,Carry Pouch,Charge Clip
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