JBL Endurance Peak Wireless Earphones
The JBL Endurance Peak true wireless headset is more than ideal for those who live a very active lifestyle. It allows buyers the freedom to move around and listen to their music without feeling tied down to their device. They’re also offered a secure yet comfortable fit as well as high levels of durability, including a waterproof and sweat-proof design. This means that it will easily stay put and hold up against multiple intense workouts and runs through harsh weather.
Aside from its true wireless design, other features are included to make this set’s wear and use much easier. This includes a charging case, which provides up to 28 hours of battery life, as well as its Bluetooth connectivity. Furthermore, buyers also have three color options to choose from when purchasing this set.
-Sweat and water-resistant
-Snug, comfortable fit
-24 hours of backup power
-Easy to charge and store
-Expensive price tag
-Some connectivity issues
-Not great for phone calls
Buyers also note that its lightweight build and incredibly long battery life make it great to use while on public transportation and at work. The fact that it comes with a charging case also allows being easily stored away while traveling.
Furthermore, to most buyers' relief, this set has been given an IPX7 rating against water, sweat, and dust. This means that it can not only withstand multiple intense workouts but also runs through sudden rain or snow. While it could also withstand the occasional use in the shower, buyers should note that it's not designed for deep-water swimming or diving.
This set utilizes a PowerHook design that easily hooks behind the ear and automatically turns the set on and off, ensuring that battery life isn't wasted. It also makes use of TwistLock and SoftFlex technologies, ensuring easy and customizable wear that will stay put. This is aided even more so be non-irritating silicone ear tips, which come in three different sizes so all buyers can find their ideal fit.
Both charging and storage are also a complete breeze thanks to this set's charging case, which provides a combined 28 hours of battery life. And while it may not be used quite as often, this set also comes with a micro USB cable that can connect to the charging case for ten minutes and provide up to an hour of battery life.
One of this set's most distinguishing features is the fact that it utilizes both mono and stereo modes. This means that they can store away the left earbud in the charging case and use only the right side while making phone calls, and then bring it back out and use both for music listening. It should be pointed out that, while it does provide better sound quality, a lot of buyers find this set-up to be annoying and inconvenient.
As stated before, this set offers both mono and stereo modes to its users. The mono mode is used entirely through the right earbud, which is meant to provide a more enhanced and efficient calling and voice command experience. Stereo mode, on the other hand, is used for music listening and video watching.
It should be noted that, unlike many other wireless headsets on the market, this one does not rely on any apps in order for buyers to fully utilize it. In order to connect to their device, buyers can hold down the touch controls until the Bluetooth light comes on. They will then go into their phone's Bluetooth settings and select the headset from the list.
This pair also relies heavily on TwistLock and SoftFlex technologies, which work effortlessly with the PowerHook construction. Together, they allow the ear-hook design to be more flexible and customizable. Not only do they keep each earpiece from coming loose or falling off, but it also feels comfortable and non-irritating against the ear's sensitive skin.
Not only does this set's design allow easier use, but it's also what makes it such a versatile model. Buyers can wear it during intense runs and workouts, while traveling, or even at work without this set looking out of place in any of these settings.
While this set may not come in as many color options as some of JBL's other wireless models, it's still able to provide something for most buyers' individual styles. Buyers can choose between black, blue, and red when purchasing these particular earphones.
However, there are several buyers who have claimed that this set is not waterproof at all, although it is possible that these reviewers had misinterpreted its level of water-resistance. While it does hold up against sweat, sudden rain or snow, and the occasional shower, it is not meant to be used while swimming or diving.
Ease of Use
This set's touch controls are also what allow the buyer to connect it to their smartphone, with help from the device's Bluetooth settings. And connecting and disconnecting the PowerHook design feature, it's easily turned on and off without the user having to worry about wasting battery life.
Oddly enough, it's also this exact quality that makes it difficult to use for some buyers. Some found that the touch controls weren't sensitive enough and that they. It's also clear that some buyers were not aware of this set's mono and stereo modes, as they were immediately disappointed when they learned that only the right side would work for phone calls.
Because it comes with this important piece of equipment, buyers are offered a headset with extremely impressive battery life. Although it only provides four hours of continuous playback time, the charging case allows it to have an additional 24 hours of backup power. Buyers are also pleased to know that, with help from the micro USB cable, they can easily charge this set for only ten minutes in order to get a full hour of battery life when they're really in a bind.
Based on multiple reviews and ratings, it's clear that most buyers believe that this set is worth the money they've spent. Between its level of durability, lightweight and comfortable wear, and versatility, buyers are able to fully use this set for years.
With that said, however, there are still several reviewers who regret making this purchase. Many sight its connectivity issues and poor performance during calls as the reasons for their disappointment. There are also some who have misinterpreted its water-resistance, as it's not meant to be used while swimming.
-TwistLock and SoftFlex technologies
-IPX7 rating against sweat and water
-Mono and Stereo mode
-Rugged charging case
-Up to 28 hours of battery life
Other features are included to make its usage a lot easier, including its touch-sensitive controls and charging case. Its design not only ensures a secure fit but is also customizable for true comfort and stability. In addition, this set offers both mono and stereo modes for more efficient calls and a better music listening experience.
Of course, as with all other headsets, there are still some issues that buyers have readily pointed out. Connectivity troubles do occasionally happen, and some aren't happy at all with the mono mode that it utilizes during phone calls. Regardless of these, this set is definitely one that those with a very active lifestyle should consider purchasing.