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Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic (3.5mm) review

£29.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • In-ear
  • Wired
Reviewed

The Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic (3.5mm) are Apple’s official wired in-ear headphones designed to be used with Apple devices with a 3.5mm socket, such as the iPod Touch, some iPad models and older iPhones (iPhone 6S and older). Like the wireless Airpods, they have a basic earbud headphones design, which supposedly makes them more comfortable. But are they worth the money over cheap earbud headphones, or are you simply paying a premium for the Apple name? Our expert lab professionals give their verdict.

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  • What are they like to live with?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
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  • Should I buy them?
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We have tested 215 headphones and found that there are 48 Don't Buys and 33 Best Buys.
Range of Headphone scores
  1. 18%
    Lowest score
  2. 55%
    Average score
  3. 91%
    Highest score
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