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Old 10-04-2013, 15:45
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I have had some Sony in-ear earphones for a couple of years now and one has just broken. So I am in the market for some new earphones to use with my iPod Classic/Nexus 4 on my commute to work. They need to be:

- Small (so I presume in-ear ones are best?)
- Fairly cheap (no more than 50 and preferably cheaper)
- Sound isolating or similar so fellow commuters can't hear my music
- Wireless (is this possible?)

Thanks.
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Old 10-04-2013, 15:58
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If you want wireless then plenty of Blutooth options to choose from to use with the Nexus. Don't know if the iPod supports Blutooth?
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Old 10-04-2013, 16:03
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If you want wireless then plenty of Blutooth options to choose from to use with the Nexus. Don't know if the iPod supports Blutooth?
Ah okay - maybe I will download all my music to my Nexus then. Currently it is only in the cloud. I have just over 3,000 songs - do you know roughly how much storage that would be? I have the 16gb Nexus.

So - any good Bluetooth recommendations? Are they completely wireless - i.e. only a cable between the two earphones? Just found this article from November last year: http://www.techradar.com/news/phone-...articleContent
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Old 10-04-2013, 16:21
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16gb will hold approx 3500 songs recorded at 128kbps aac format.

Less songs if the bitrate is higher, more songs if lower.
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Old 10-04-2013, 16:50
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You can get external plug in Blutooth transmitters to plug into the iPod but that is not as neat and adds bulk. OK if kept in a bag or roomy pocket I guess. This is a tiny one though:-

http://www.amazon.co.uk/JayBird-iSpo...etooth+adapter
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Old 10-04-2013, 16:59
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You can get external plug in Blutooth transmitters to plug into the iPod but that is not as neat and adds bulk. OK if kept in a bag or roomy pocket I guess. This is a tiny one though:-

http://www.amazon.co.uk/JayBird-iSpo...etooth+adapter
Thanks. For 45 I don't think I will bother! Will just put some of my music on my Nexus. I don't listen to all 3,000 songs anyway!

Difficult finding some good earphones though!
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Old 11-04-2013, 03:09
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Why not try headphones?
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Old 11-04-2013, 09:14
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Why not try headphones?
Went for these in the end: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...?ie=UTF8&psc=1. Cheap enough to try them out and see how I get on.

I don't want to spend loads on expensive headphones because I commute every day and would worry about breaking them.
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