Last Updated: July 19th, 2013

If you're sick of snagging the cable from your earbuds on everything possibly imaginable, then there's but one solution for you: a set of Bluetooth 'buds. Ridding yourself of those pesky cables has been proven to improve one's quality of life by up to 19%, according to a recent study that I just made up.

But seriously, a set of Bluetooth buds/headphones can easily make life less annoying. And while we've reviewed several different sets over the last year (give or take), the Bluebuds X from Jaybird ($170) just may be the "best of" in that realm – Artem definitely loved them. For good reason, of course – they're chock-full of useful features and just all around good design.

This contest is now over.

The final results are listed below. If you've won, you will be contacted in the near future. Congratulations!

Everyone else - keep participating and stay tuned to Android Police so that you don't miss our upcoming giveaway announcements. You can follow AP on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and RSS.

  • Travis Taskey
  • Andrew Allen
  • Mike Jackson
  • Theresa Janke

And the winner chosen randomly from the podcast chatroom:

  • Dustin Lu


If you're not familiar with the Bluebuds X, here's the need-to-know: they have up to eight hours of constantly-playing battery life, can pair with up to eight devices, sport a three-button remote, are built to take a beating, and – most importantly – sound great. They also come with Jaybird's exclusive "secure fit" earpieces that hold the buds in place during vigorous activities like working out. Pair that with a lifetime warranty against sweat, and you've got yourself a set of buds that are made to be used under even the worst of circumstances.

imageIf you're in need of a new set of buds, here's your chance to grab one of give sets of Bluebuds X from AP and Jaybird. For free.

As always, hit the widget below to enter the contest. But, there's a catch this go: four of the winners will be selected via Rafflecopter and announced on the Android Police podcast, this Thursday, July 18th. The fifth and final winner will be selected from the podcast chatroom by Jaybird representative Melissa Jo Glover live on the air. So if you want to win, then you'll have to listen live!

For those who may not be aware, the Android Police podcast airs live every Thursday at 5:00 PM PT/8:00PM ET.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

As stated above, the contest winners will be announced during the Android Police podcast, which starts Thursday at 5:00PM PT/8:00PM ET. Get your entry in before Thursday at 12:00AM CT (midnight Wednesday) the day of the podcast for your chance to win!

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • Peart

    Sound quality.

  • honberiz

    Please yes. Not catching my wire at the gym would be amazing, and with great battery life, I can leave them in my bag for multiple trips!

  • http://twitter.com/theadb theadb


  • usarmyaircav

    blueetooth, no wires

  • Marcellus1

    Bluetooth wireless earbuds!

  • efranktank

    wow would love these

  • http://techie-buzz.com keithdsouza

    Looks beautiful and has a good battery life with excellent sound quality. I definitely want this one

  • Simon

    Soooo usefull for running. I want one!

  • http://about.me/patrick.connelly Patrick Connelly

    These would be great for running with my phone in my bag. Btw, the ROFLcopter form doesn't have that you're suppose to enter your g+ profile info for the jaybirds g+ page.

  • MrMLK

    no wires, built in volume control.

  • Victor Rubio

    All I Need Is A Chance

  • JabbaMac

    I like how they don't have a big battery pack stuck behind your ear

  • Jonathan Grubb

    No more fear of getting my headphones caught in power tools. Yay!

  • fixxmyhead


  • David Viohl

    Can never have too many headphones.

  • ShaiUngar


  • SteveG12543

    Bluetooth! I need to make the switch to wireless buds.

  • Marc Edwards

    alas, i'm not in the us, uk. but what does the warranty say about rain? i keep eyeballing these, but the price is a bit steep for something that i'm not totally sure fits my design requirements. a shame this is a pr piece, not a hands on review.

  • http://www.detoffol.com/ Scott DeToffol

    Decent sound from wireless earbuds.

  • ainen

    I want them!

  • boardindude

    My favorite feature is definitely them being wireless!

  • Kyle Bailey

    Sound quality.

  • DrMacinyasha

    Certainly been wanting to get one of these, but the price has always pushed me away. Maybe I'll finally get a chance to try them out! The many-device pairing is a great feature I'll definitely be putting to use, hooking them up to my phone, tablet, laptop, work computer, and who knows what else in the future!

  • Carlos

    Giving it a shot

  • Agatha


  • Devoid75

    They look pretty sharp! ...no, I mean literally, I think that end looks kinda pokey.

  • Bryan S

    would love them

  • Mark

    This would be very nice, definitely interested in getting a pair of these.

  • Outrager

    The lifetime warranty is really nice since I've never had a pair of earbuds last longer than maybe 3 years.

  • Adam Margeson

    Short-cable ear-buds without any extra bulk.

  • http://kverke.com/ Josh Gunderson

    Wireless, woo!

  • artnava

    Not getting all tangled up and having to run the cord trough my shirt.

  • Michael Jones

    Not having to go through the hassle of wired headphones is definitely the greatest benefit to using these!

  • Nicolaus Eddy

    Bluetooth connection.

  • rmkilc


  • Matthew Fry

    I wants it NAO! My LG Tone's broke and now I don't have any :(
    Favorite feature: great sound

  • messs17

    Audio Quality!

  • Layman76

    I'd love these for running!
    I really like the fact they have volume control unlike regular headphones.

  • Timothy Crothers

    Wireless is the best.

  • cole hartman

    My favorite feature about these headphones is that they are wireless! (for the most part)

  • Billy Yancey

    Favorite feature are they are exactly what I have been looking for in earbuds. Bluetooth and a set of them instead of the huge over ear coverings

  • John Meinke


  • ianoopt

    Eight Hour battery with a lifetime warranty against sweat. Nothing can beat this.

  • Brett Livingston

    The fact that it's wireless?

  • Choo Khor

    wireless, of course.

  • Tom002

    Lifetime warranty against sweat. I have killed several earbuds running, these would be awesome.

  • jesuguru

    Sick of my Klipsch buds getting the cord stuck on everything.

  • John

    loving the sleek design of these!

  • Rob Rowald

    size and battery life

  • Anthony Brownstone

    They play music, right? That.

  • valapsp

    the battery life

  • phast

    The design...

  • Travis Faulkner


  • EdsonDJ

    I've always wanted wireless earbuds.

  • Ben Pasternak

    How minimal they are

  • Kevin Collins

    The best feature is they're free.

  • Eloy Antunez

    The in-ear design! That looks so nice!

  • Todor

    the missing cable

  • jafunk

    love the idea that sweat won't ruin them when running. i hate not having buttons on my headphones to change tracks, but they always seem to die quick deaths with sweat getting in them.

  • ManiDePRico

    The ease of use of these headphones really get me!

  • Graham

    bluetooth alone makes them worth it

  • Eric Archer

    I've always wanted to try wireless earbuds!

  • Ryan O’Neill

    Let's be honest. I only want them so that they will make me look even sexier.

  • Thunder

    Lifetime sweat warranty!? Can't beat that!

  • headcipher

    I've always thought of getting a pair...

  • http://twitter.com/rohanXm Rohan Mathur

    The fact that they are bluetooth is awesome!

  • Guillermo Herrera

    I really want a pair of wireless earbuds

  • ants1993

    These look awesome

  • Kory Peterson

    Currently the best bluetooth accessory for smartphones.

  • Douglas Liberalesso

    Lifetime warranty!

  • hochoch

    I really want these!!! they look so cool

  • Eric Vaughan

    The lack of wires is obviously the best feature here, though the design is pretty nice too. I've looked at these at Best Buy the past two days and have been seriously considering them. Down with the wires!

  • bap5729

    Lifetime warranty against sweat. awesome.

  • Smokeey

    I could use new headphones.

  • Terrapisces

    I've been looking at these for some time now... Really tired of the stock headphones with Android and iDevices as they always pop out at the wrong time...

  • Varu Era

    I love it.

  • http://the-jade-domain.com Jaime J. Denizard

    I hope I win! I love bluetooth!

  • Jays2Kings

    I love the sound

  • kpjimmy

    I would love to try these out!

  • Chris Potter

    I really just want something that won't tug and pull my headphones out while I'm listening to the android police podcasts. They look really cool.

  • http://timsebek.tumblr.com Tim

    The fact that earbuds are wireless is the main appeal for me.

  • Hakim Givens

    These look dope!

  • Pete Townill

    I'd use these at the gym, so being sweat proof is pretty nice.

  • Marcin Kowalczyk

    The design looks amazing. they look like they would be much more comfortable then regular headsets.

  • Atique Ahmed

    They're look really comfortable and high quality

  • Avrohom Eliezer Friedman

    It's wireless

  • alxj

    I've been looking for some BT earbuds.

  • nuke3ae

    8 hour battery life would get me through a whole day at work and gym time too

  • Paul_Werner

    They look nice and stay in your ears

  • DW

    I've seen their advertisements everywhere. Seems like they're getting popular for their quality. Good stuff!

  • Medvedi Petrovichi

    8 hour battery

  • Piyush

    they look cools and sounds great!

  • newmexican

    Tired of wires or heavy sets, so this is worth investigating

  • downtownjeff

    I have been looking for something like this. Would be great for the treadmill at the Y.

  • Ryan Tunmore

    dying for a new pair of ear buds

  • Jason V

    Wish I had a pair. It'd be nice to not have my phone's headset cord get caught on something and having the headset unplug.

  • Nick

    They look like such a premium product, count me in for the contest!

  • b00sted

    daddy likey

  • Jsouth

    I want these so bad!
    I honestly snag my cord at work at least three times a day..wireless ear buds
    would be so rad!

  • Dave Rong


  • Ryan Stewart

    The warranty against sweat is big. I've killed a few Motorola ones

  • Yusuf Ibrahim

    That battery life!

  • Brian


  • http://www.lazyrivr.com/ Andy Bell

    If that promised battery life is accurate then that is my favorite feature for sure!

  • Michael

    Not having to deal with the cord! I hate it at the Rec. I also like that they'll actually fit in my ear unlike my motorola headophones

  • Colleen Boudreau

    The 8 hour battery.

  • ana

    I want

  • Tony

    Wirelessness. Nice.

  • Chad Cormier Roussel

    I love the fact it's wireless, so you can keep your smartphone in your pocket or on a table near while fitness training.

  • Tony Byatt


  • rpitera

    Love the fact that they are warranted against sweat and that there are no wires!

  • Toddharr

    No wire, no wire, and yes, no wire!

  • Kaero

    Wireless headphones are something I've been looking for for a while but they always have such high price tags! These look fantastic!

  • avgjoemomma

    No wires, sweatproof and they sound good? Perfect! I would say more but I gotta head to the gym in 24 minutes...

  • Dustin Lu

    battery life and portability is top notch

  • http://www.brubro.com Bruce Brown

    most importantly – sound great

  • dsass600

    The battery life.

  • strikeir13

    Better battery life than the Jaybird Freedoms!

  • arj_85

    Wireless - 8 hour battery life...enough said!

  • Marcos Soler

    Definitely seem like a great option for working out. Wireless, lifetime warranty against sweat and 8 hour battery? I'd totally love a pair for sure.

  • Agusti Bau

    mainly because they are wireless

  • Karan O

    wireless short wires 8hours battery life and easy fit!

  • David Kirton

    I really want these!

  • Alejandro Martinez

    Go wireless

  • Corey Buttel


  • BillJude56

    My favorite feature is the secure fit for my Vulcan-like ears.

  • Francis Scardino

    Tough call, 8 hours of battery life or the secure fit for during my monthly workout hour.....I'm going with 8 hours of battery life, just can't ever seem to have everything charged when I need it.

  • dannydarko

    BlueBud me please,Thank You

  • dapbmonkey4u

    8hrs of battery life is amazing!

  • Zach Rustin

    The sweat resistance, wireless quality, and battery life are all things that I like about them.

  • Jarrett Hickman

    Give me sum wireless luv!!!

  • Orrett Douglas

    It's wireless, whats not to like?

  • Shawn Suther

    the BT aspect, thats a no brainer, but how about 8 freaking hours? now THATS a feature!

  • Sasa

    The best thing is the BT, and the sweat warranty makes them perfect!

  • scubabumster

    8hrs on a charge is good

  • Phillip Alarcón

    I love that they are sweat proof! Amazing for those looking to work out either new to working out or pro. I love how flexible the design looks as well. Don't even get me started on the battery life. I would love to win one as they are a bit pricey for me considering I recently had a pair of S9's HD stolen.

  • Liam Higgins

    Best feature is the ear tips that look just like my bose ie2's, won't be a big switch for me!

  • Jay Batavia

    I was looking for a new pair of buds. But I would never be able to afford these. Unfortunately.

  • Aliff Abdullah

    Lifetime warranty against sweat. Enough said.

  • Tony Cai

    The crazy good battery life is definitely the best feature to me.

  • http://fireman.coclydesign.com/ Alexis C.

    I can sure use those, my trusty insignia nsbthdp us falling appart

  • Sam Monty

    The high battery life is indeed a favorite one.

  • Matthew Hsu

    Wireless phone, wireless headphones, makes sense!

  • Rashed

    It's beyond what I spend for an earbud. The features are mindblowing!

  • http://turbofool.com Jarrett Lennon Kaufman

    The battery life is really high up there for me. Beats out a lot of other devices.

  • vam1230

    my life will never be complete without these.

  • DieJoeBu

    I have always preferred earbuds to the over ear design. But to eliminate the wires as well? These sound *heavenly*!

  • Tyler

    Wireless earbuds, i already have a pair of Klipsch earbuds. So to have a pair that are wireless would be extremely useful.

  • http://EmptyApartment.net/ Mr. Creeper

    That 8-hour battery life, yo.

  • marsdta

    Love that they are wireless and sweat proof. These will be great for my runs