I usually use wired ear buds with no microphone during my workouts. The sound is nice, but it can be inconvenient if I receive a phone call and sometimes I get tangled in the wires.
When I was offered the opportunity to review Francois et Mimi’s Sweat proof Bluetooth Headphone with Microphone, I literally jumped at the chance (see my Instagram video later if you want proof!) I was intrigued by the claim that this headphone set is sweat proof and great for workouts and sports.
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My Experience using Francious et Mimi’s Sweat Proof Bluetooth Headphone:
Although this is my first time using a Bluetooth headset (I know, where have I been?), I have used other Bluetooth devices including speakers, a heart rate monitor, my Fitbit and others.
I found this device easy to pair with my phone. It holds the signal well as near as I can tell as I was able to leave my phone on a table and walk across the room with no interruption from my to my Pandora playlist.
The sound is also clear on the phone. It does sound a little softer and more distant than when I walk on my phone without a headset, but no worse than when I use wired ear buds with a microphone.
Now for the real test. I wore the headset during my workout. The workout included body weight exercises and jump roping intervals. I had mixed results. At first, it took a little practice to put the headset on in a way that it stayed in place during motion. I am use to ear buds, and these fit outside the ear but are not on a headphone frame. The ear phones do have a little flap that fit in the outer ear.
After a bit of a learning curve, the buds would stay in place–usually. They do require occasional readjusting when I wear them while jumping rope or one will pop out on occasion. This may be user error as I am new to using this type of set.
I found the microphone worked well while jumping as demonstrated in the following video. The phone is across the room as well.
So far, I am satisfied with this Bluetooth headphone with microphone. It works well under normal circumstances. It also works fairly well during my workout, though I do have to adjust the headphones from time to time to keep them in place. I really enjoy being free of wires though and the sound is nice as far as Bluetooth sound goes.
Where to Purchase Francois et Mimi’s Sweat Proof Sports Bluetooth Headphone:
The Francois et Mimi Sweat proof Bluetooth Headphone with Microphone is available on Amazon – Click here for the Amazon listing.