I received a pair of SOL Republic Relays In-Ear Headphones to review.
Obviously the concept of in-ear headphones isn't a new concept but I have never been able to find a pair that I found to be comfortable or that stayed in my ears without having to keep putting them back in. Until now...
FEATURES OF THE SOL REPUBLIC RELAYS IN-EAR HEADPHONES
-i5 Sound Engines
-Sweat and Water Resistant
-Lightweight and Low Profile
-Mic and Music Control via on wire buttons
-Ear Tips for Life
-Free Flex Technology allows for easy to put in and will not fall out.
In the box, there are 4 different set of ear tips which allow you to choose which size fits you the best. Most other companies that I am aware of only include one. After figuring out which ear tip fit me the best, it was time to test these puppies out. I was impressed by the sound quality considering they were in-ear. While I don't feel that they compare in sound quality as to say other SOL Republic over the ear headphones, they still provided a rich sound that I could appreciate. When they say that they won't fall out, there were not kidding. You could easily workout with these in and they will not come falling out. I shook my head like a crazy person and the did not budge. The fact that they are water and sweat resistant is appealing as you could easily take these to the beach or pool with no worries. Along with the 3 button mic and music control on the cord, there is also a small clip so you could clip these to your shirt etc for workouts or just so you didn't lose them.
The ear tips for life is a fantastic idea. If you ever need a new set of ear tips, you contact SOL Republic and they will send out another set for free.
Overall, I would recommend these to anyone who either prefers in-ear headphones or who travels a lot or who works out.
The MSRP of the SOL Republic Relays In-Ear Headphones are $79.99.
Disclosure: I received a complementary sample in order to facilitate this review. No other compensation was received. While a sample was received, any and all opinions remain my own. Your experiences and opinion may vary from mine.