JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones Review
Today, sports headphones are often a hit or miss since the most vital feature of these products is the sound quality. However, comfort is just as crucial as the sound quality. It is because the earphones need to stay firmly in place, especially when you are moving around.
Luckily, JBL and Under Armour designed a set of headphones that not only produces excellent sounds but also provides you with comfort and durability. These headphones are the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones, which is perfect for highly intensive workout sessions.
The thing is, does the Sport Wireless Train stay comfortable during prolonged use? Is it able to stay on without slipping from your ears? Today, we are going to check out this pair of headphones to know if they are worth purchasing.
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones Review – What’s in the Box?
Our all-black JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones came in an eye-catching package that looks sophisticated, sleek, and premium. It somewhat sports the same layout as other JBL products, where an image of the product is at the center of the box. Above it is the name and logo of Under Armour, while the name JBL is just below the picture. There is also a sign depicting that the product is Bluetooth compatible.
The side of the package displays another picture of the headphones, but there are details included for more information. At the back, there are more details available, like the functions of each part, and more.
Aside from the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones, other accessories in the box include the carry case, one charge cable, an audio cable, the quick start guide, a safety sheet, and the warranty card.
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones Review
The company has a unique design language for its headphones, but their JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train looks a bit different. It is because the headphones are designed to be rugged, featuring rubber grooves on its edges, as well as large buttons for more natural control.
Generally, the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones have a well-made design, which is perfect for anyone who wants to use the headphones for more than just regular jogs. The JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train that we have is the black on black one, which is a stylish and sleek option to choose.
Looking at the left ear cup, you will see the micro USB charging point concealed behind a rubber door. The right ear cup gives you the volume, power, and playback controls, plus one 3.5-millimeter port for the wired mode. It is a pretty useful option in case you suddenly run out of batteries.
The JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones have an attractive appearance with the Under Armour logo placed on each ear cup. Of course, the JBL logo is also present on either side of the headband.
Looking at the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones, you will immediately see that its design is perfect for sports. Though what you may not realize is that the Under Armour logo on the right ear cup is a button. It is for fading your audio to let you hear our surroundings via the activation of three present microphones.
Compared to other headphones, the Sport Wireless Train’s ear cups do not swivel. It may appear as a problem to some, but with its design, the ear cups display a perfect and comfortable angle. When we tried this, the position didn’t bother us at all, so we can say that JBL and Under Armour did a pretty good job with this pair.
Under Armour Fabric Technology
These wireless headphones from JBL feature two of the unique fabric technologies of Under Armour. Without a doubt, these headphones are for gym use.
SuperVent, the light and fast-drying fabric lining the outer ear cushions provide breathability. It is not only light and durable, but it is also removable and can be hand washed. The grip material of Under Armour fully lines the inner headband and ear cushions for a soft, comfortable feel, as well as complete stability.
16-Hour Speed Charging
The JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones lasts longer than other headphones. When you run out of battery, recharging is quick and easy. Charging for five minutes can already give you an hour of playtime.
Multifunction TalkThru Button
TalkThru technology lowers the volume of music and activates noise-canceling mics optimized for speech. It allows for easy chatting without removing your headphones.
The JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones does not only have a rugged design. These come with an IPX4 rating that is proven to withstand elements such as sweat and water. With that, you can be sure that it’s safe to use even in your most intense training sessions. It is also durable enough to withstand tossing in and out of your gym bag.
The JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones provide high levels of comfort. Even if it has a firm clamp to stay secure on your head during workout sessions, the ear cups have a lot of padding to keep you comfortable. The headphones are also lightweight, making it more comfortable even when wearing this for several hours.
For the headphones’ general specifications, the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones uses the 4.1 Bluetooth version. For its ear cushions, these are made using IUA breathe material to ensure comfort during prolonged use. The length of its cable is long enough at 4.1 feet and weighs a total of 240 grams.
When it comes to its audio specifications, the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones has a 40-millimeter driver with a single driver available per ear. These drivers also have a sensitivity of 1kHz / 1mW [dB] – 101dB, and an impedance of 32 ohms.
The Bluetooth profiles of the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones include the A2DP v1.3, HSP v1.2, AVRCP v1.5, HFP v1.6; plus a Bluetooth transmitter power of < 4 dBm. When it comes to its Bluetooth frequency, the headphones have 2.402GHz to 2.48GHz, while its transmitted Bluetooth modulation is GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, and 8DPSK.
Its Lithium-ion battery has a dynamic frequency response range of 16Hz to 20kHz. It takes a total of 2 hours to charge the product, giving you a total of 16 hours for talk time or playing your favorite tunes. It also takes up the same hour when playing music with the ANC switched off.
Using the Product
We tested the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones to see if it performed efficiently, and we categorized them into different parts. Let us begin with the sound quality.
Just like what you would expect from JBL, these pair of headphones sound great. For the bass, the sound is impressive, so you can expect the boost you need for your favorite tunes.
The headphones may not be for mega-bass fans, but it does produce powerful and refined sounds, which is still pleasing. Also, its slightly bass-forward tone was pleasant since enhanced bass always keeps everyone motivated during workouts.
The mid-range of the headphones is well-tuned with the headphones sounding excellent because of the tuning that JBL did. Low-mids sound warm and relaxing and the dips in the high-mids give the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones a relatively distinct tone.
Its connectivity was great because linking the headphones to our listening device via Bluetooth 4.1 was convenient and easy. We did not experience any issues at all. There were no jumps or skips in playback, and it is something we appreciate.
For its battery, the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones worked notably, and just kept going and going. Overall, the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones performed outstandingly, and we are giving it two solid thumbs-up for it.
The JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones has a lot to offer. These include an exceptional design, supreme comfort, and outstanding audio. It’s one of the few on-ear headphone models for sports and gym use. While there are more affordable models, we believe that the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones offers enough advantages to make them worth the price.
Overall, we didn’t have any issues with these headphones, and in fact, we had a great experience with it. It was secure, comfortable, and its audio was superb. Since these offer everything that one would look from a pair of sports headphones, we highly recommend the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train Headphones.