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JBL Reflect Contour

Behind-the-ear wireless Bluetooth® sports headphones (Blue)

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Overview

Our take on the JBL Reflect Contour

In our article on how to choose headphones for running, in-house fitness expert Deia Z writes, "you're going to need comfortable headphones that stay in place and out of your way." The sweat-proof JBL Reflect Contour wireless headphones nail this. Their Dual Lock fit system features an around-the-ear cable clip that stabilizes the earbuds. Then a twist of the earpiece locks them into place. And there's no connected cord to impede your workout — music plays wirelessly via Bluetooth. 

JBL Reflect Contour secure fit wireless headphones

The JBL Reflect Contour wireless headphones are designed to fit securely while you exercise.

Durable wireless earbuds that stay put through workouts

In our article on how to choose headphones for running, in-house fitness expert Deia Z writes, "you're going to need comfortable headphones that stay in place and out of your way." The sweat-proof JBL Reflect Contour wireless headphones nail this. Their Dual Lock fit system features an around-the-ear cable clip that stabilizes the earbuds. Then a twist of the earpiece locks them into place. And there's no connected cord to impede your workout — music plays wirelessly via Bluetooth. 

Comfortable, reliable, and focused on safety

The JBL Reflect Contour wireless headphones tick all the right boxes for quality sports headphones:

  • comfortable design: designed to avoid nerves and pressure points that can cause pain or discomfort 
  • good battery life: up to 8 hours of wireless playback on a full charge
  • good visibility for running: ultra-reflective cables and vibrant colors increase your visibility to drivers

Hands-free, wireless calling

You can take phone calls wirelessly via Bluetooth. There's a mic built in and a three-button remote on the cable that connects the left and right earpieces. Use the remote to answer calls, skip songs, and play and pause music. 

Product Highlights:

  • Bluetooth 4.0 for wireless music listening and phone calls with compatible smartphones
  • lightweight earbuds twist to stay in place
    • behind-the-ear cord routing system secures earbuds while you exercise
    • 5.8mm dynamic driver in each earpiece
  • sweat-proof design
  • three-button remote for controlling music playback and volume with a smartphone or portable music player
  • built-in microphone for making calls with a smartphone
  • built-in rechargeable battery offers 8 hours of listening (USB charging cable included)
  • earpieces are connected by a bright, reflective cord for visibility and safety
  • 3 sizes of angled, ergonomic sports ear tips for proper fit and comfort
  • frequency response: 10-22,000 Hz
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • In-ear Bluetooth earphones (blue) with 19.5" connecting cable and 3-button in-line remote/microphone
  • 3 Pairs of black sport eartips (1 pair installed)
  • 3 Pairs of black silicone stabilizers (1 pair installed)
  • 22.5" USB cable (Type A USB on one end and Micro USB on other end)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety Warning sheet
  • FCC and IC Statement
  • Warranty sheet

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Reviews

JBL Reflect Contour Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(4 Reviews)

Disappointed

Ronald from Knoxville, TN on 7/19/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I bought these headphones because of JBL's history in speaker technology. I use them only when I'm out mowing the yard. I have had them for 96 days. The right ear bud started to crackle and is now out completely. I'm very disappointed in this product. I'll go back to my original Plantronics Back Beat 2 I guess.

Pros: Wireless

Cons: Quality

Crutchfield response on 7/24/2017 After receiving Ronald's feedback, we looked up his order and found that his headphones are still under warranty. While his order is beyond Crutchfield's 60-day return policy, he can contact JBL at 800-336-4525 for further information about the 1-year warranty on these headphones.

Wireless convenience, but reduced volume

Brian from Maryland's Eastern Shore on 5/3/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I love how light and simple these headphones are, and they don't have a large battery but I believe that comes at a cost. I purchased them to wear while cutting my lawn (riding mower) but they simply do not have enough volume to overcome the noise of the machine. They are fine for other activities, where noise is not as high. I have gone through all of the earpiece cushions a few times and did finally find a fit that seated into my ear correctly, but after about an hour they actually start to hurt. I will continue to search for the correct combination of earpieces because I really want these to work for other activities. I purchased these because I typically use a very inexpensive JBL ear-bud and have purchased many pairs as I damage them given the dangling cord. Those buds are not only louder, but the sound quality is far superior to these. The product appears to be of very good quality and the fact that they can also be used to take calls is a real plus.

Pros: Lightweight, non-invasive cord and easy charging

Cons: lower volume and sound quality

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Anonymous from Dubuque, IA on 4/25/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The amount of bass that these put out along with the volume are a disappointment, also i kept losing connection to my phone.

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Crutchfield response on 4/26/2017 We're sorry you're disappointed with your headphones. Whenever you are not completely satisfied with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our Customer Support team at 1-800-955-9091. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days of the purchase.

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Anonymous from Anaheim, CA on 4/14/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These are my first blue tooth set of ear buds. They receive the signal great and stay in my ear good also. The controls are functionable but my fingers have a hard time operating them unless I am looking at the controls.

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Features and Specs

General
Fit Style In-ear/Earbud
Earcup Type Closed
Earcup Width x Height 0.558" x 0.558"
Noise-canceling No
Mic For Taking Calls Yes
iPhone Control Yes
Lightning Connector No
Android Control Yes
Frequency Response 10-22k Hz
Sensitivity Not Given
Impedance Not Given
Weight 0.7 ounces
Cord Length 19.5
1/4-inch Adapter Included No
Storage No
Charging Case No
Volume Control Yes
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year

Product Research

Features

Overview: The JBL Reflect Contour in-ear sport headphones are designed for active lifestyles. The ergonomic, dual-lock ear buds feature an over-the-ear hook, so they stay in your ear as you workout. They are equipped with a highly-reflective cable to give you added visibility at night.

Sweat-Proof: The headphones are sweat-proof, so you can wear them for all of your rigorous activities. They have an IPX5 water-resistance rating.

Drivers: The headphones are equipped with premium 5.8mm drivers for solid bass response and clear highs.

Bluetooth: The Reflect Contour features Bluetooth 4.0 technology for a wireless connection, and has the following profiles: A2DP v1.2, AVRCP v1.4, HFP v1.5, and HSP v1.2. You can keep your smartphone or Bluetooth music player in your pocket or gym bag while you workout.

Note: The headphones do not include a wired connection.

Compatibility: The in-line 3-button remote and microphone is compatible with a wide range of smartphones and mobile devices. The outer buttons turn the volume up or down as needed, while the center button turns on the power, pause/play your music, or answer/end your phone calls. The remote/mic works with most of today's smartphones and tablets, including Apple iOS and Android product.

Ear Tips: The JBL Reflect Contour in-ear sport headphones include three pairs of ergonomic ear tips, making sure there's a size to fit most everyone. These ear tips are angled to match your ear canal. In addition, there are three pairs of stabilizer flanges to choose from to help keep them in your ears, even during the most rigorous activities. You can mix and match the ear tips and stabilizers to find the combination that works best for you.

Rechargeable Battery: The Reflect Contour in-ear headphones are powered by a 3.7-volt 2x60mAh Lithium-Ion cylindrical cell rechargeable battery located in the in-line remote. The battery can be charged in approximately 2 hours via the supplied Micro USB cable. A fully charged battery provides a full 8 hours of battery life.

Specifications:

  • Frequency Response: 10Hz to 22kHz
  • Drivers: 5.8mm Dynamic Drivers
  • Bluetooth Frequency Range: 2.402 - 2.480 GHz
  • Bluetooth Transmitter Power: < 4dBm
  • Bluetooth Transmitter Modulation: GFSK, n/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK

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Why did you buy this?

They will be used for ultra marathon training. They must stay in place. [ Chris  Apr 16, 2017 ]
Size and price with JBL reputation. [ aj  Feb 28, 2017 ]
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