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Jaybird X3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 268 reviews of Jaybird X3. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and size are overall positive. The comfort and usability are also mentioned favorably.

sound, usability, comfort, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Jaybird X3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Richard Easton (

Jaybird X3


Audio company Jaybird is as focused as they come, so you immediately know what you're getting when it announces a new pair of headphones. Like all of its other headphones, such as the Jaybird X2 these are replacing, the X3 are headphones geared towards...

The Jaybird X3 are great-sounding sports headphones that offer a secure fit that won’t budge, no matter what you're doing.

Feb, 2017

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by : Ted Kritsonis (

Jaybird X3 review


Improving over both previous efforts, it's third time's a charm for Jaybird's X3.

Dec, 2016

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Jaybird X3 review


The bright-sounding Jaybird X3s won't be to everyone's taste...

Solid fit ; Smart port-free charging ; Good Bluetooth reliability

Bright sound won’t appeal to all ; Some cheaper rivals sound slightly better

Good in parts but the X3s aren’t all-rounders

Jun, 2017

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (

Jaybird X3


The gym-friendly Jaybird X3 wireless earphones high-quality audio in a comfortable, secure-fitting design.

Powerful audio performance with strong, rich bass and well-defined, bright highs. Ships with plenty of ear fit options. Solid companion app offers customizable EQ.

Left and right earpieces are not labeled. Easy to misfire with remote control layout.

Conclusions If you're looking for massive, unchecked bass performance to motivate you during your workout, look to the JLab Epic2 Bluetooth , but don't expect excellent balance like the X3 deliver. We're also fans of the Bose SoundSport Wireless , the...

Oct, 2016

Pocket-lint Recommended 2017

Expert review by : Cam Bunton (

Jaybird X3 review: Affordable sports earphones without the compromise


There's a reason Jaybird has been well received so far, and the X3 does nothing but boost its reputation as one of the best no-compromise sports

Intuitive app with customisable EQ ; Loud and immersive sound ; Charging cradle is less fiddly than Micro-USB ; Stay in your ears

Could sound cleaner (but at this price that's a minor complaint)


Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Harry Domanski (

Jaybird X3 review


An improvement in almost every way

Excellent adaptable sound ; Great value ; Durable and compact design

Proprietary charging dock ; Intermittent signal

The Jaybird X3 are an excellent pair of wireless in-ears for everyday use and workouts alike, with some forgivable shortcomings given their impressive affordability. This really is a fabulous pair of sports earphones on the whole, and the flaws we’ve...

May, 2017

Expert review by : Marc Henney , Sam Vafaei, Jean-Christophe Lamontag (



The Jaybird X3 are great sports headphones that are versatile enough for everyday casual use. They block a surprising amount of ambient noise, they're compact, stable and have a decent sound quality that's customizable thanks to the MySound app...

Minimal leakage. ; Stable and portable design. ; Great passive noise isolation.

The in-ear fit is uncomfortable for some.

Feb, 2018

Expert review by : David Carnoy (

Jaybird X3 review: Improved design and performance make this a top wireless sports headphone


The new Jaybird X3 delivers a host of improvements over its predecessor, to winning effect.

The Jaybird X3 wireless sports headphone is smaller than the X2, has improved battery life, costs less and sounds excellent for an in-ear Bluetooth headphone. It's sweat resistant and comes with a compact protective carrying pouch.

Don't lose the charging accessory or you'll have no way to charge the headphone; not as comfortable as the Bose SoundSport Wireless; noise-isolating design may be a safety issue for runners.

The Jaybird X3 is a significant improvement over the X2 and one of the top Bluetooth sports headphone currently available.

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Matthew Miller (

Jaybird X3 hands-on: A fabulous 8-hour wireless headset perfect for phones without jacks


The Apple iPhone 7, Moto Z, and others no longer include a 3.5mm headset jack. Jaybird released its newest generation Bluetooth headset and it is awesome.

Oct, 2016

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Jaybird X3 Wireless review

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The Jaybird X3 Wireless headphones are designed for people with an active lifestyle. With wingtips to hold them in your ears while you're running, and a sweat and water resistant design, they should be able to keep up with even the most strenuous...

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery recharge time:2.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Built-in
Charging source:Battery
Charging Time:2.5
Continuous audio playback time:8
Standby time:200


Buttons quantity:3
Colour of product:Black / Green / Red / White
Headset type:Binaural / Monaural
Product colour:White
Volume Control:Digital
Wearing style:In-Ear / Neck-band


Driver unit:6
Ear coupling:Intraaural
Headphone frequency:20 - 20000
Headphone sensitivity:93 / 96
Intraaural headphones type:Earbuds
Intraural headphones type:Earbuds


LED indicators:Y

Logistics data

Master carton GTIN (EAN/UPC):50992060681518 / 50992060681716
Master carton height:24.5 / 35.9
Master carton length:21.6 / 37.2
Master carton weight:4.2 / 5.78
Master carton width:27.5 / 31.2
Quantity per intermodal container (20ft):12096
Quantity per intermodal container (40ft):25380
Quantity per pallet:576 / 672
Shipping carton GTIN (EAN/UPC):50992060681525 / 50992060681723
Shipping carton height:22.2 / 26.2
Shipping carton length:20.1 / 35.1
Shipping carton weight:1.9 / 2.54
Shipping carton width:14.4 / 17.2


Microphone direction type:Omnidirectional
Microphone mute:Y
Microphone Sensitivity:-38

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 45
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 50

Other features


Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Carrying case:Y
Extra earbuds:Y
Number of products included:1

Packaging Data

Cables included:USB
Carrying case:Y
Ear pads:Y
Number of products included:1
Package depth:126 / 128
Package height:184
Package weight:260 / 363
Package width:54 / 56
Storage pouch:Y
USB charger included:Y
User guide:Y


Connectivity Technology:Bluetooth
Maximum input power:10
Operating keys:Play/pause, Track <, Track >, Volume +, Volume - / Play/pause, Volume +, Volume -
Protection features:Water Resistant
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):3

Ports & interfaces

2.5 mm connector:N
3.5 mm connector:N
6.35 mm connector:N
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP,AVRCP,HFP,HSP,SPP / A2DP,AVRCP,SPP
Bluetooth version:4.1
Cable Length:0.49
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Interface Type:Bluetooth
USB Connectivity:Y


Charging source:Battery / USB

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.4 / 27.7
Height :13.4 / 27.7