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Jenkins J10 Black Earphones Review - $3 can go a long way

By: Chris Smith | In-Ear Headphones in Audio, Sound & Speakers | Posted: Mar 27, 2015 2:17 pm
TweakTown Rating: 86%Manufacturer: Jenkins / Cablex / Officeworks

What's Hot

 

Lightweight and sturdy: You have probably come to expect this with most earphones, however, the cloth cable adds an extra depth to the sturdy nature.

 

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Comfort for all sizes: The three different rubber ear grommets ensure everyone can have a go.

 

The price: It's just $2-$3 AU, seriously! How can you go wrong?

 

Comfort and sound that will blow you away for the price: Being certainly more comfortable than my Samsung Galaxy S4 stock earphones, it sounds better too.

 

What's Not

 

Lack of mid and high-range: You should come to expect this for something that costs $2, however, those that are lovers of sound should certainly look elsewhere.

 

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Availability: Searching around the internet for the company 'Jenkins' doesn't bring back many results. It's likely this product is an OEM offshoot of Officeworks. Warranty could be an issue, however, for the price, it's not a deal breaker.

 

 

Final Thoughts

 

For $3 AUD, this product certainly blew me away and matched closely with market offerings as much as 20 times the retail pricing. The major drawback here is no microphone included, however, those who take and make phone calls are lessening as time goes on and the age of instant messaging emerges.

 

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If you're a real sound enthusiast, I suggest you look elsewhere, otherwise, for those who want an easily-disposed-of and acceptable sounding offering, look no further.

Product Summary Breakdown

TweakTown award
Performance (audio quality)65%
Quality including Design and Build90%
General Features85%
Bundle and Packaging90%
Value for Money99%
Overall TweakTown Rating86%

The Bottom Line: For a general retail price of around $3 AUD, these earphones offer better sound quality and comfort than my Stock Samsung Galaxy S4 earphones. For the price, it's basically impossible to go wrong.

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