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Hello guys!
A girl friend of mine wants a new headphones.She didn't say too much but she gave me few requirements.
1)Pink or Purple color
2)No more than 30$(40$ will be accepted if it's worth it) USA price
3)Good sound(for the price point of course)
4)Confortable for long usage.She works a lot and would love to have a headphone that won't make her ears aching for a whole bussiness day(8 hours)

What i've come up with so far: SkullCandy Uprock - Athletic Purple
It costs 30$,it has good reviews from the site and here too: Click , it's in the budget and she likes the color.
If any of you have better offerring,i'll very appreciate it!
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I've only ever used skullcandy earbuds, but they had great sound quality. Considering your restrictions, you probably can't do much better. Those don't look like they should be uncomfortable either
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Thanks for the response,i really appreciate it! In the review i've linked,they talked about durability and how they don't have the best build quality.Should I worry or are all headphones like that? Except the ones that look huge and bulky.My Sony MDR-XB600 have an amazing sound quality but they look big even on my face,let alone on a girl face.
Review in skullcandy's site are very positive.I think i'll agree,i won't find any better deals in that price range... redface.gifUser reviews (Click to show)
1)Such a sick pair of headphone. Ultimate sound for cheap.
2)Basically just what I was looking for in headphones.. simple and good looking. Great price and sound, no complaints here!
3)These things are extremely good for their price. They are durable and have great sound quality. Very comfortable too.
4)I only use them for the office but I haven't had to listed to any stories of my coworkers disappointment in their children since the purchase.
5)These headphones do block out outside noise to a certain degree.

Edited by hotwheels1997 - 8/25/13 at 8:28am
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Well if she doesn't like em... "FIND SOME YOUR DAMN SELF" :like a boss: tongue.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tyrannocanis View Post

Well if she doesn't like em... "FIND SOME YOUR DAMN SELF" :like a boss: tongue.gif
That'll do it! biggrin.gif
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Found a few that would likely be better than skullcandy

Sony MDR-XB400 XB $43
http://www.amazon.com/Sony-MDR-XB400-Series-Extra-Headphones/dp/B00AN8RROQ

Panasonic RP-HTX7-P1 $35
http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-RP-HTX7-P1-Stereo-Headphones-pink/dp/B0014IPE4Y

I've always been a fan of Sony headphones, and I think those are pretty sleek looking.

edit: Also keep in mind that people who buy and review skullcandy are the sort who have never listened to anything other than the earbuds that came with their ipod
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Yea,i have the MDR-XB600.They're amazing.We'll see,she'll probably get the Sony's or the Skullcandy.
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The Panasonic are a viable choice, however I feel that they might need an amp for decent volume levels.
If it were up to me to choose between the Skullcandy and Sony - I'm a sucker for Sony headphones, especially considering the performance of the MDR-XB500 I have. You should know what I'm talking about thumb.gif

For all I know, and I've compared them with friends', the Candies are a bit overrated. And those cups don't seem quite comfortable to me, especially for long-term use.
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