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.

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  • 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.

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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.

  • Esmail Sewid

    never had wireless before, i wonder how good the sound quality is

  • Mohammed

    I want one pleeeaaassseee

  • Rob G

    Wireless Bluetooth earbuds! Thanks Jaybird and Android Police!

  • Eloy Tavera

    Eight hour battery life for sure.

  • Calvin Jed Serrano


  • XopherTaylor

    Would love to replace my crappy wireless headphones with these!

  • William Layne

    I'd love to land a set of these buds, I'm always finding some way for my cord to get pulled and interrupt my music, not to mention regular buds just aren't meant for exercise, so a pair of these would be awesome.

  • Rushil Perera

    i love the fact that the earbuds are wireless :D

  • Santino Raimondi

    Sweet buds!

  • ElfirBFG

    New phone only has mUSB and I'm getting tired of the adapter. I need these.

  • Luigi90210

    the sweat resistance is my favorite feature

  • Carlos Mendizabal

    Bluetooth headphones for workout, nice!

  • Trenton Wilson

    Battery life would have to be my favorite feature.

  • Ron Yeshulas

    Love my older Jaybirds, new updated earbuds would be great

  • Glenn

    These would be the perfect thing to make my life complete

  • Pete Van Wattingen

    These look awesome, would love for running.

  • Abhi-nay

    Wireless ear buds is the favourite feature followed by a healthy battery life.

  • brutalpanther

    I have a couple sets of on the ear headphones,And would really,really like to try out these quality built bluetooth buds

  • mrjayviper


  • Adam Goldberg

    No more farcakta tangling!!!

  • Christian Lira

    The fact that I won't have to worry about the wire getting tangled because the headphones are wireless is really appealing to me.

  • Jathusan Thiruchelvanathan

    awesome earbuds! love the fact that they're wireless.

  • Jared Pannell

    Wireless is definitely the best thing about them.

  • Ryan Fino

    wireless earbuds are amazing.

  • D. Sharer

    Beet Bluetooth headphones on the market....yes please

  • Dylan

    The eight Hour battery as well as the lifetime warranty. Both truly amazing features!

  • dp03

    having wireless headphones to work out with would be great. I hate wearing those armbands.

  • SkullOne

    Wireless and battery life are fantastic

  • Damon Jordan

    If these were like $100 I would already own them.

  • Damon Jordan

    I like that they're wireless and small.

  • wkuan725

    Being wireless is a pretty neat concept.

  • dark_funk

    The best feature of these is that they're wireless. No question.

  • Conan

    The voice prompts

  • dylan84

    The battery life is just crazy good. Thats what makes me most interested.

  • Venkateswaran Ganesan

    Besides being wireless, it's 8hrs battery makes it better.

  • Jesse Clark


  • Jean-Christophe Cyr

    Battery life is the greatest feature.

  • JamisonFrady

    Their awesomeness

  • Sean

    My favorite feature is the wireless! :)

  • http://www.zazzle.com/tommynoshitsky* TommyNoshitsky


  • Doug Dick

    Wireless earbuds! What a way to go...gotta love it

  • teetoo

    Sweat warranty nice

  • Ira


  • Carl

    I love the wireless and the sweat protection

  • Erik

    Maybe better than my LG's

  • Alexander Burr

    These will allow me to work "untethered" while lanscaping to feed my 3 kids. Wainting for winter to go snowboarding 100 times for the 16th season in a row:-)

  • Jpm7714

    8 hour battery life and no wires

  • Seth

    Looks magical.

  • Will Turner

    Lifetime warranty against sweat!!

  • randyb19

    Rugged design is great for traveling!

  • Mindplague

    Hate tangled wires.

  • Donny Tatera

    Man these earbud look beast! I hope I get them.

  • JSTARS03

    Lifetime warranty and wireless, awesome!

  • Mgarnold86

    Let me score some sweet sweet loot.

  • DoomsDave

    BlueTooth, and battery life... :D

  • reliog

    Look cool n have 8 hours of battery, you can't go wrong with these.

  • varun

    8 devices!

  • Frettfreak

    SECURE FIT!! Fave feature cause there is NOTHING more frustrating than having your headphones constantly falling out!

  • S.

    Just the simple fact that it's wireless makes it a good choice for working out at the gym and not having to worry about dangling cables interfering with my workout. I'd put these to great use if selected as a winner.

  • José G. Irizarry Beato

    The fact that they are wireless and have good quality. In addition it has eight hour battery with a lifetime warranty against sweat. And they pretty damn nice. :D

  • Michael

    Of course, the most radical thing about these earbuds are that they are wireless.

  • isobsr

    the long battery life

  • Bryson


  • genguz

    8hrs battery, bluetooth and lifetime warranty.

  • LaRocKa1158

    Dont make me kill for these!

  • Dylan

    I like my headphones to be blue!

  • Troy Leonard

    Awesome I could really use a set of those.

  • kitn

    My favorite feature is the ability to connect to 8 devices. Amazing!

  • roberthenderson

    Quite excited, constantly catching the cord on something.

  • Jordan Samaniego

    Wireless freedom!

  • http://about.me/ryanmmoore ryanmmoore

    i love me some wireless headphones... just one less 'wire' to worry about when packing

  • Ben R

    Wireless! What more need be said?

  • ehEye

    i have a strong preference for wireLess sonic assists, and these will do quite nicely!

  • Zachary Linde

    I need these so I don't have to worry about pesky wires when I work out.

  • Denis Levesque


  • Whitenova

    Wow, the features seem awesome! would be great to use while working out. I like that lifetime warranty.

  • John Hopper

    Wireless earbuds are awesome

  • SY C

    favorite feature? i will tell you once i get my grubby hands on these bad boys (for free), thanks to AP

  • kevin


  • Richard

    "secure fit".

  • Alan Gatica

    Bluetooth! I've been wanting a pair!

  • Mrfett79

    Would really love to win these. Would come in handy while working out.

  • Jonathan Danna

    bluetooth is awesome.

  • https://twitter.com/BionicSix Mario

    The patented sports ear cushions are my favorite feature of the Bluebuds X.

  • Alex O’Connor

    I need some new headphones, no cord sounds amazing, no more getting caught and ripping out of my ears, or sounds from the cord brushing against my hoodie

  • Maxwell Kozlov

    Love the wirelessness!

  • Adam Schadt

    No cords!

  • Ryan Stuckmaier

    I love that they are wireless, but don't look bulky like most bluetooth headsets.

  • fernandotta


  • polou/midorie

    Huh I've to comment I don't know about the product duh!

  • jeffmd

    I would hope my fav feature is the sound, allways looking for a better sounding pair of buds.

  • Peter

    Tons of battery life, thats what I'm talking about!

  • Aaron Young

    what's better than wireless earbuds? nothing lol

  • zlkahn

    Digging these because (from your review) it looks like I can run with this without using an armband. I have a small item belt that I usually stick my phone in.

  • Andrea

    wireless. would be perfect for my son, thanks for the chance.

  • Harley Pisa

    I've always wanted to try out Bluetooth headphones, so maybe now I'll get my chance.

  • zachjen

    the fact that they are wireless

  • Jam

    That battery life is amazing. I'm OCD about battery life on my devices so anytime I see great battery off the bat, I feel like I can do less micromanaging.

  • adam

    Wireless ear buds with great sound is the best feature

  • erikiksaz

    The wireless part, silly!

  • Abdallah Hirbawi

    3 button remote!!!!!

  • Sukhvir

    woop woop

  • Andrew Sumowski

    I like earbuds, hate wires, love bluetooth. These take the best parts of both.

  • http://7babe.blogspot.com Danial

    I wish I have one.

  • Andrew Sumowski

    Like earbuds, hate wires, love bluetooth. These take the best of both.

  • Hatem

    Tangle free!

  • MR2_Turbo


  • SpartanGT

    Wireless, best feature.

  • caviles20

    I love how the Bluebuds can be wrapped around the head so the wrote doesn't bounce.

  • David Z

    Won't fall off when working out!

  • Neal Horowitz

    Wireless, seem lightweight enough to stay in ears anyway.

  • rmeden

    Listen live?? I'm a podcast guy, but I'll give it a shot! Could use some new BT headphones, current ones hurt after a while.

  • Roshan

    Good for a morning walk. Love it.

  • Ashmedie

    My favorite feature is the wireless with a stylish design, wireless earbuds aare ususlly ugly

  • rubicstrue

    Pretty good

  • John Panlican

    Just a week ago i'm searching for the best earbuds for my android phone and found this to be the best with the outstanding battery life/durability and working inline volume controls. Unfortunately i can't afford to buy one. Good thing Android Police gave me hope. :)

  • jeffrey beck

    Want. Yup

  • Ali A

    What's your favorite feature of the Bluebuds X?
    I don't have to worry about wires around me.

  • ewilliams1009


  • Pazeda

    I want to win the wireless headphones, look spectacular!

  • don

    this I like

  • jb

    definitely looking to upgrade my bt headphones

  • Nocturnal

    I want it! love that its wireless!

  • jra716

    "secure fit" earpiece seems/looks nice

  • Kristian Sandoval

    Duh, the wireless part!

  • Max Chiu

    I love that there are no wires to interfere with my workout!

  • Gandalf_Teh_Gray

    Always wanted some to rid myself of wires, always too expensive. Crossing the fingers.

  • Mr. Mister

    I love the "secure fit" feature because my earbuds constantly fall out when i'm jogging.

  • JadK3


  • ben

    Nothing beats the 8 hour battery!

  • xriderx66

    As someone who's been trying to get into a better fitness lifestyle, the only motivation I have while at the gym is the music. This would just make my journey much better.

  • Kevin

    Wireless man!

  • Sergio DeMoraes

    Excellent. Excellent.

  • http://twitter.com/CrimsonKnight13 CrimsonKnight13

    Form fitting & wireless

  • Ben Enos

    No more cord to tangle is the biggest feature to me. These look amazing, I hope I win!

  • Thanh Nguyen

    Pairing with up to eight devices hits the jackpot for me.

  • Kushal

    wireless headsets ......i need it...

  • Scott

    Wow! these look awesome.

  • My Thoughts

    I'd love to try some wireless headsets.

  • flyingD023

    The fit is awesome on these!

  • Lawrence Milford

    No cord!!!

  • Bryan Harvey

    If I don't win these I might just buy some.

  • Zack Stewart

    If the sound qaulity on these is as good at the Freedom series I will be TRULY impressed. Cant figure out how some manufacturers can make a device have such clear sound, good battery, and still price them less then many of the high end wired earphones...... Keep it up Jaybird I love my Freedom, but I have been itching for a pair of those bad boys! Hook me up!

  • Eric Garcia

    The best thing about it is the lifetime warranty against sweat!!

  • Jin

    Warranty against SWEAT! This will be perfect for workouts, can't wait to get my hands on one.

  • obsydian

    Everything they pack into that miniature package is amazing.

  • fwwally

    Earbud style instead of that big black thing in my ear. Sounds great.

  • qu4ttro

    this is awesome! this morning I was wishing for bluetooth buds.

  • Rodney Hammock

    Love the headphones have 8 hour listening time.

  • http://patmahoneyjr.com Patrick Mahoney

    Definitely the sweat warranty, and those secure fit buds!