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Skullcandy Indy ANC Bluetooth earbuds
Looking for a decent pair of earbuds with good noise cancellation for the commute or the gym, but that won't break the bank like the Apple AirPods do? The Skullcandy Indy ANC Bluetooth earbuds offer great audio quality, comfort, fantastic battery life and a great range of features, and they are currently available at an unbelievably low price.
There's a lot to like about the Indy ANC earbuds, and they've become my favorite non-Apple earbuds.
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First, the comfort. I tend to wear earbuds for several hours at a time, and this means that if they're uncomfortable, they just don't make the grade. The Indy ANC earbuds come with 3 ear gels and 2 stability ear gels so you can find a comfortable fit that will stay put while you're on the move.
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On the sound front, these earbuds deliver top-tier audio, with booming bass and superb treble. Great for music, movies, podcasts, and audiobooks.
Battery life is also unbelievable, with the buds and the case offering a massive 32 hours of runtime (9 hours in the buds and 23 in the case) with noise cancellation off, and 19 hours (5 in the buds and 14 in the case) with noise cancellation on.
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Bluetooth Earbuds If you're planning to use the Indy ANC earbuds in the gym, then the IPX4 sweat and water resistance means that you have the confidence that they'll be a long-term workout companion.