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JVC - Gumy Earbuds

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JVC - Gumy Earbuds
 
3.7

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The JVC Gummy Earbuds make me sing along and match my clothes.

I love the JVC Gummy Earbuds. You can buy them in many different colors. They are great for style and even better for listening. They are very loud and not soft. They give...Read complete review

I love the JVC Gummy Earbuds. You can buy them in many different colors. They are great for style and even better for listening. They are very loud and not soft. They give you a clear sound the entire time you listen to the song. I bought 4 different colors to match my outfits. Most headphones are not as durable either. One of mine were ran over by a car in the street. There were a few marks on my earbuds, but they still worked for some reason. I owe that to JVC and there sturdy technology. I rarely find head phones that are actaully red or green. Giving them as a gift works out too. There is nothing you can do that can destory these headphones. I know I have said it more than once, I have put these head phones through a lot of torture, but they are still going strong. The earphones are also very comfortable. They aren't hard and slip out of your ears easily. They actaully stay in place when you put them in your ears. I would recommend these earphones for people who like to jog or run with music. You can't go wrong with the JVC Gummy Earbuds.  

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The word "Gumy" doesn't mean they're any more comfortable!

The in-ear headphones that came with my MP3 player hurt my ears, so I asked my husband if I could borrow his **JVC Gumy In-Ear Headphones **to see if they were any...Read complete review

The in-ear headphones that came with my MP3 player hurt my ears, so I asked my husband if I could borrow his **JVC Gumy In-Ear Headphones **to see if they were any more comfortable.  Since they are called "Gumy" - a spin off of "gummy", like soft, squishy gummy bears, I assumed they would be more comfortable in my ears.  I was wrong.

The **JVC Gumy In-Ear Headphones **do have a small rubber layer on the outside of the headphone.  When I insert it in my ear, I can't even tell that there is a rubber layer at all.  They are so uncomfortable, they feel like a small, hard piece of plastic lodged in my ear.  Which essentially, they are.  However, I had high expectation for these because of their misleading name, "Gumy".  The one good thing I have to say about these headphones is that they offer a nice assortment of colors to choose from.  But a nice color isn't good enough for me.  I would not buy these for myself and would not recommend them.

 

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4.0

but I really like their stylish variety of colors and price.

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from Boone,NorthCarolina .

About Me Gear Head, Teenager

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Good Value
  • Lightweight
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Flimsy Construction

Best Uses

  • Music
  • Portable Devices
  • Relaxing
  • Traveling
  • With My Computer

Comments about JVC - Gumy Earbuds:

Well, I started off with my favorite brand headphones, SkullCandy and surprisingly I had shorted them no longer wanting them. I decided I should try something different this time (also I was on low budget) and I had spotted the gumi . They were affordable enough and I thought "maybe I can take a break from these expensive brands for a little" so , sure enough I did. Once I got home I opened 'em up and popped them right in.
Now, lemme just say that whenever I have headphones(earbuds,whatever) I always value bass in them, these ..IMWETPYINGYANG

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4.0

Nice Earbuds

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from USA

Comments about JVC - Gumy Earbuds:

These earphones are really cheap but they have very good sound quality. They come in a variety of colors so you always have a good color option. They last for a decent amount of time, as long as you keep them untangled. They are easy to use and they fit in your ears really well.

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4.0

A quality product that doesn't put a dent in your wallet.

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from USA

Comments about JVC - Gumy Earbuds:

I have been purchasing the Gumy Earbuds for about five years. I was initially interested because I was cost-conscious. I also liked that they offered a good variety of colors, so you can dress up your device a little. On average, my earbuds probably last about 6 months and then need to be replaced. I use them almost exclusively at the gym, so I'm sure that my sweat cuts their lives a little bit short.

I have always gotten good sound as well as good fit from the ones I've bought. This is a good solid product. It's not too flashy but works great, especially for being so inexpensive.

Sound Quality
They offer very good sound quality.

Comfort
They fit very comfortably in my ears, and they don't slip out while I exercise. No complaints.

Design
I like the wide range of colors available. Their overall design is utilitarian and not too exciting.

Durability
As I wrote above, I need to replace them every six months, which seems pretty standard to me.

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3.0

Good For Kids

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from USA

Comments about JVC - Gumy Earbuds:

I had originally bought these for myself but I didnt like the sound quality. But my kids loved them. They are cheap and if my kids break them I can go buy more. I personally hated them. They are made horribly and I think the only reason my children like them is because of the different colors they come in. My kids use them to watch movies in the car and that is about it. Even though they are seldom used I have had to buy 2 new pairs because they just break for no reason. I would only recommend these for children because they are easily replaced. For adults and teens I would recommend anything but these.

Sound Quality
When I used them I hated them I mean they get pretty loud but start to crackle. My kids love them. Then again my children are pretty young so they like just about anything you give to them with bright colors.

Comfort
These headphones kept falling out of my ears but work great in my kids ears.

Design
The reason why I bought these in the first place is because they stood out from the others and were pretty cheap. I love bright colors. But it doesnt matter how they look it matters how they work.

Durability
They suck. They break to easy.

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4.0

What you'd expect for the price

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from USA

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These headphones are very cheap, and while they're not the best quality, if you are out and you realize you forgot yours and you want headphones for a long bus ride or something I would pick up a pair. They come in a lot of colors and look pretty nice. They are not the most comfortable but they do have rubber around the ear bud instead of just plastic so it doesn't hurt as bad as some can. Mine broke after a month or two, just cosmetically, like the rubber ripped and stuff but they still produce sound. Good enough to listen to an ipod with.

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3.0

Don't buy them unless you're broke or need headphones.

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from USA

Comments about JVC - Gumy Earbuds:

These headphones...I don't know where to start. When you get a pair of headphones, you expect a certain comfort level to be acquired. You also expect that they play the music to where you can hear it evenly without having to pull them out of your ears because you get a headache. These headphones don't meet that.

To start off with, lets talk comfort. You put them into your ears, expecting some varied form of comfort (depends on what you like). These headphones don't fit right. They hurt your ears if you keep them in for too long. For me, it tried to stretch the opening on my ear. I had to let it if I was going to hear the music.

That brings me to the next point. The sound quality should be at least somewhat decent. These headphones make every song sound like crap. The bass hardly comes through, so the tenor part to it is extremely high pitched and without balance. If you want to listen to music, you have to grin and bear it if you don't have another pair of headphones. Or you just take the headphones out completely and give up on listening to music until you find another set of headphones that won't try and make you deaf.

The design of them is okay. Its not very impressive. They are easy to lose because they don't have something remarkable to them that makes you find them every time. Also, the cord is fairly short so if you wanted to listen to music on your phone, you'd have to keep your phone out constantly, no matter what you are doing.

Durability is pretty crap too. I had these headphones for about a week and the cord actually broke while I was sitting down on my way home from school. Then, that same day, one of the buds fell off while I was walking home from the bus stop. It's not very impressive.

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3.0

Cute, cheap, and made for the short-term

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from San Antonio, Texas

Comments about JVC - Gumy Earbuds:

I have bought JVC - Gumy Earbuds time and time again, to replace other Gumy Earbuds that either had a "shortage" or broke. They come in a variety of colors - I've seen sets of pink, white, black, light and dark blue, and green. They are comfortable and do a good job of staying in your ears, but I would not recommend using them when working out, jogging, or engaging in other vigorous activity. One ear bud will stop working, probably within the first month of purchasing these really cheap headphones. The other one will completely die out a short time after.

If you take short commutes via public transportation and don't really listen to music that much, these may be ideal headphones for you. The audio quality is good, but obviously does not compare with that of larger, more expensive headphones. Moreover, these are a quick-fix you can find at a nearby convenience store, probably to hold you over when taking a boring trip.

Sound Quality
The sound quality is fair. Clarity is not so great and seems to fade when you turn the volume up on your audio device .

Comfort
The earphones are very soft and fit snugly into your ear. They don't seem to "jab" into the inside of your ear either.

Design
The design is cute and the colors come in varieties that I like, mostly pastel colors for a juvenile feel.

Durability
Again, these earphones are more of a short-term replacement. The quality matches the cheap price, and if you use them regularly, they will probably die out within the first to second month of using them.

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4.0

These earbuds get the job done

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from USA

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I saw these earbuds at the checkout in the grocery store. The ones I had been using had an ear go out so I picked them up because they were handy and no too expensive. They were not too bad and definitely got the job done. I was happily surprised at the overall quality of them for the price. I use earbuds all the time and have used many deffrent brands over the years. These were not the best but definitely not the worst by any means.

Sound Quality
Sound quality of these earbuds is not too bad. Even though they are not the best sounding earbuds they sound good enough for the average user.

Comfort
These earbuds are okay when it comes to comfort. Earbuds usually do cause my ears to hurt after I wear them for an hour or so and these earbuds are no diffrent. I think these earbuds take a little longer then most before they start hurting my ears.

Design
These earbuds have a pretty good design. The cushions on the earbuds are a pretty cool design. Im not sure what the material is but its pretty cool. The cord is pretty thin but its compareable to others in the price range.

Durability
I use all kinds of earbuds and go through them quite quickly. These earbuds seem to be just about as durable as all the other earbuds in this price range. Which basically means you will have to replace them after about four or five months.

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4.0

reliable headphones that are cheap

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from USA

Comments about JVC - Gumy Earbuds:

These headphones provide a clear and crisp sound, but the reason why these headphones are so good is because of how inexpensive they are for their performance. They are a very inexpensive par of headphones and provide a good sound for their price. These headphones fit pretty comfortably, but from experience, after around 3 or 4 hours they start to feel a little annoying, though some people will be used to the fit of these ear buds. These ear buds come in different colors and are somewhat eccentric, though don't expect much in term of a fashion standpoint. They are more for sound use. The cord is durable and the ear buds take a lot of punishment before breaking. Even if they do break, these are definitely worth it. The length of the cord is good though it could become a problem for people that are taller. Overall this is a product that is good for its price and is recommended for people that want a cheap pair of headphones that are reliable.

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4.0

a great product!

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from Drakesboro, Ky

Comments about JVC - Gumy Earbuds:

my niece wanted these something fierce. So I went out and bought them for her, she absolutely loves them and had me try them. They fit in the ear very nicely they aren't hard on the ear drums like I thought they would be, they are actually quite comfortable to wear! The sound is great coming out of them and for the price I am absolutely astounded at the quality of them! I plan to put them in the stockings for my other nieces and nephews for Christmas!

Sound Quality
they are quite excellent on sound!

Comfort
a lot more comfortable then I would have assumed ear buds could be!

Design
very cute and they come in several colours which is a bonus if you have more than one child who wishes a set so they can tell at a glance whose is whose! I love that it has so many options for just that reason!

Durability
they are flexible and as a result, very easy to take care of and less likely to break then the more traditional hard type that you can buy in stores.

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