Hesh 2 Wirelessby Skullcandy

  • Hesh 2 Wireless
  • Hesh 2 Wireless
  • Hesh 2 Wireless
  • Hesh 2 Wireless
TECHWALLA
VERDICT
A solid product. Despite some flaws, it's still a good value.
78%
TECHWALLA SCORE
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PROS

  • The three-button remote built into the right ear cup works nicely, and it's easy to operate by feel alone.
  • The headphones offer an impressive 15 hours of battery life.
  • The package includes a cable for passive, wired listening.

CONS

  • Audio performance is good, but not outstanding.
  • The headphones can feel uncomfortable after long listening periods.
  • The design is pretty generic.
Skullcandy adds a new member to the Hesh 2 family with this Bluetooth version. Sporting synthetic leather ear cushions and a flexible headband, the headphones promise 15 hours of battery life. The Hesh 2 Wireless also features onboard controls for managing your calls, tunes, and volume. An LED indicator blinks red to notify you when you're down to 10 percent of juice. The bundle includes a nylon carrying pouch, a micro USB charger, and a backup cable with an inline remote/microphone that lets you use the Hesh 2 Wireless as a wired headphone.
NameHesh 2 WirelessBackBeat SenseMoto PulseBluez 2Sound Blaster JAM
ManufacturerSkullcandyPlantronicsMotorolaAftershokzCreative Labs
Techwalla Score
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List Price$100$180$60$100$50
90%

Excellent pair of headphones. Durable, great quality, and can be used from large distances away for your music player. Wired compatibility, …

Excellent pair of headphones. Durable, great quality, and can be used from large distances away for your music player. Wired compatibility, and is charged with your standard micro-USB. 16 hours of battery life is also very good. Also very comfortable, unless you have glasses on.

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90%

In terms of sound, the Hesh 2 wireless is irreproachable, any hesitance I had to bluetooth audio listening had been quelled when I turned th…

In terms of sound, the Hesh 2 wireless is irreproachable, any hesitance I had to bluetooth audio listening had been quelled when I turned them on.

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80%

Now, of course, sound quality is important, and these headphones do not disappoint in this regard. The sound is balanced with much less of a…

Now, of course, sound quality is important, and these headphones do not disappoint in this regard. The sound is balanced with much less of a bass bias than will be found in products from Beats and Sol Republic and the highs and vocals are clear, crisp, warm and natural.

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70%

On tracks with powerful sub-bass content, like The Knife's "Silent Shout," the Hesh 2 Wireless does a laudable job of delivering deep lows w…

On tracks with powerful sub-bass content, like The Knife's "Silent Shout," the Hesh 2 Wireless does a laudable job of delivering deep lows without distorting. Bass fiends might find the sound signature a little meager, but the headphones deliver a clear bass response that sounds neither thin nor overly boosted.

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60%

[T]he placement of the Micro-USB charging port is a little troublesome. It's hidden at the top of the left earpiece and you have to pull the…

[T]he placement of the Micro-USB charging port is a little troublesome. It's hidden at the top of the left earpiece and you have to pull the 'phone's headband back to get to it, then jam the USB cable into the slot you create. It's not terrible -- and I like that the port is hidden -- but it's a little awkward.

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