Jaybird VISTA Review: Hands-on with the latest AirPods competitor [Video]

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Jaybird, who’s brand has been built around creating high quality audio products for athletes and runners, has just debuted their latest addition – VISTA. These brand new earbuds are completely wireless and are Jaybird’s lightest earbuds to date at just six grams. With six hours of battery life, and an extra 10 with the battery from the charging case, plus its water, sweat and crush proof design, the VISTA earbuds should be able to withstand any workout thrown its way. Check out the video below.

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Review: Jaybird’s sub-$100 Tarah wireless headphones deliver value and function

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Today, Jaybird has announced the new Tarah Wireless Sport Headphones. Coming in at $100, this is one of the brand’s more affordable releases in recent memory. Tarah arrives on the scene today with 6-hours of battery life and a simplified design that stays true to Jaybird style.

Over the last week I’ve been able to give Jaybird’s latest release a good run through. Head below for a few quick thoughts and additional details.

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Review: Jaybird’s new Freedom Wireless Headphones score high marks on design, sound [Video]

Last month, Jaybird announced the Freedom Wireless earbuds to much fanfare thanks to their Apple-friendly looks. It’s no surprise as Jaybird’s headphones have continually ranked high amongst consumers for its active lifestyle design. This new pair sits alongside the popular X2’s but have a 20% lighter design and a new battery pack system. At $200, you’re also seeing a price bump too. Head below for an in-depth look and a video that dives further into the Jaybird Freedom Wireless headphones.

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Garmin Forerunner 230 smart running watch $200 shipped (Reg. $250), more

Amazon has the Garmin Forerunner 230 smart running watch in black/white, purple or yellow for $199.99 shipped (matched at B&H). That’s $50 under the regular price, the lowest Amazon has offered it for and the best price we can find. 

It tracks distance, pace, time and more. This model features smartphone notifications, a built-in accelerometer, GPS, vibration alerts and a 1.23” color display. More details below. Rated 4+ stars from over 100 Amazon customers.

We also spotted the Garmin fenix 2 GPS Watch at $149.99 shipped for Prime members on Amazon. That’s as much as $50 under some listings, matching the lowest Amazon has offered it for and the best we can find. Rated 4+ stars from over 460 Amazon customers.

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Jaybird’s new Freedom Bluetooth earbuds have an Apple-inspired metal design

Jaybird is making a splash this morning with the announcement of the smallest earbuds that it has ever released. The new Freedom headphones have two notable features, including fully customizable sound profiles and extended battery life. Longer usage times are handled by a new portable power supply that boosts playback to eight hours. More below.

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Sports/Fitness: CamelBak Hydration Packs 25% off from $28, Camping LED Lantern $9.50 (Reg. $16+), more

Amazon is currently offering 25% off the popular CamelBak Hydration Packs. Ranging from $28 to $67, we are seeing a number of models with notable prices, all of which sit with a 4+ star rating like the rest of CamelBak’s gear. One standout is the CamelBak Arete 18 Hydration Pack for $27.52 with free shipping for Prime members or on orders of $49+. That’s nearly 60% below the orignal listing, $12+ under the next best price, the lowest Amazon has offered it for and the best we can find. It has an exterior zipper pocket, two exterior multifunction compartments, 34.25-inch shoulder straps and a 6-inch handle.

ThorFire via Amazon now offers its Camping LED Lantern with Hand Crank for $15.99. Applying coupon code LBMBUL53 drops the final price to $9.49 with free shipping for Prime members or on orders of $49+. That’s more than 75% off the original listing, $1.50 under our previous all-time low and the best price we can find. Powered by either USB or its built-in hand crank, it features up to four hours of battery life, two brightness levels, a two-year warranty and can charge your iPhone, iPad or other device via the USB port. It is rated 4.4/5 stars by over 230 Amazon customers.

Today’s Top Sports/Fitness Deals:

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Headphones: Sennheiser HD 558 over-ears $80 (Orig. $180), more

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering up to 65% off MEE Sport-Fi headphones with prices starting below $11 Prime shipped. The Sport-Fi M6P in-ears with mic/remote that originally went for $40 are at the lowest price Amazon has ever offered them and the best we can find. The M6 without the mic/remote are within $0.50 of the lowest Amazon has offered them and the lowest price we can find. They have a 3.8/5 star rating from over 8,400 Amazon customers.

Perfect as an inexpensive set of workout headphones, both models are available in black, clear, orange, pink, purple, white and blue. They feature a secure over-the-ear fit, memory wire, noise-isolation, IPX5 sweat- and water-resistant and come with 6 ear-tip sets, a carrying case, 1-year manufacturer’s warranty and more:

Next up, Newegg Flash has the Sennheiser HD 558 Over-Ear Headphones in black for $79.95 shipped. That’s $100 below the original listing, $20 better than Amazon and the best price we can find. These Audiophile-grade” over-ear, open-back headphones feature a twist and lock single-sided cable, gold-plated 1/4″ plug with 1/8″ adapter, neodymium ferrous magnet system and a 4.6/5 star rating from over 760 Amazon customers. More details below.

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Jaybird slates Freedom, X3 Bluetooth 4.0 athletic headphones for Q2 2016

Jaybird, maker of the popular sweatproof X and X2 Bluetooth headphones, has announced two new models planned for release in the second quarter of this year. Designed to appeal to athletes, the X3 ($150) and Freedom ($200) have both been redesigned from earlier, similarly-named models, and now use power-efficient Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology for full compatibility with the latest Apple and Android devices. Each will be available in five colors, and work with Jaybird’s MySound app to create user-defined equalizer settings…

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JayBird BlueBuds X Sport Bluetooth Sweat Proof Headphones $90 shipped (Reg. $130), more

Amazon offers the JayBird BlueBuds X Sport Bluetooth Sweat Proof Headphones in Storm White for $89.99 with free shipping. That’s $40 better than its street price and the best deal we’ve seen by $20. There is a newer version of these headphones with modest upgrades that include foam ear tips and enhanced audio, but they’ll cost you twice as much.

With Bluetooth connectivity, the JayBird BlueBuds X Sport Headphones make a great addition to your Apple Watch or iPhone. Features include a battery life of up to 8-hours, hands-free calls, and over/under ear fit options. Includes a lifetime warranty against sweat. Rated 3.8 out of 5 stars from 5,139 Amazon reviewers.

Newegg Flash has the Bose SoundTrue On-Ear Headphones in black for $79.95 shipped. That’s $100 under the original listing, $20 under Amazon, matching our previous low and the best we can find.

Designed specifically for use with iPhone (and other Apple devices), these headphones ship with an inline detachable remote/mic cable, padded headband, memory foam ear cushions, and the included carrying case. They ship with a 1 year warranty and have received a 4.3/5 star rating from over 630 Amazon customers.

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Jaybird enters into wearables with the Reign activity tracker

Today, Jaybird is releasing their first activity tracker, Reign, which is designed by athletes for athletes. The Reign helps improve your performance, gives you insight throughout the day, and learns your body so you can perform better:

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Jaybird 25% off sitewide sale: Save on Bluetooth Headphones and Headsets

In celebration of Father’s Day, Jaybird is having a nine day 25% off sitewide sale. Jaybird specializes in making sweat-proof bluetooth headphones and headsets for athletics. I discussed them in my holiday gift guide, and these prices are better than they were during the holiday period. Use coupon code JBFATHERS25 at checkout to get these savings. All items ship free. Sale ends Sunday, June 15th. Below are some of our favorite deals:

Bluebuds X: Perfect for working out at the gym as these headphones fit securely and stay in place in the ears. It also eliminates white noise and music has a clear rich sound. They have an eight hour battery life. On Amazon they are the third best seller in audio headphones with four out of five star ratings. $127.48 (Reg. $169.95)

Freedom Sprint: These headphones have the controls on the ear to adjust the volume, song and take calls. They have a 4.5 hour battery life. On Amazon they have a four out of five star rating. $74.25 (Reg. $99)

 

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