These are the latest set of earbuds from Creative to land on my desk. They are just a little bigger than most buds of a similar type and when I weighed them this was confirmed. However they still sit comfortably in your ear. So what is new to make you shell out to purchase another set of earbuds apart from them being from Creative to tempt you.
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Each bud weighs 7 grams and in their charge box the total weight is 87 grams.
15 hours use before you have to recharge and a total of 60 hours before you need to search for a USB port for more charge. Both these figures are 25% more than most other sets of buds that only offer 12 hours.
They have a total of six microphones so you should be heard more clearly by others.
They work with Siri and Google Assistant so you can make phone calls without your phone having to leave your pocket and in the case of iPhones – the thief’s favourite – that is a big plus.
For me a huge plus is not having to install anything extra on your phone a lot of other buds require you to install their software to get the best from the buds and that means yet another password or two to negotiate.
Remove the buds from the charge case and turn on Bluetooth on your phone ‘Outlier Pro’ appears immediately link with it and you are ready to listen or take phone calls, less than a minute in total.
The buds are 2.5cm from top to bottom, 1.5cm wide and 2.5cm deep, maybe 1.5cm protrudes from your ear.
The case is 8x4.5x3cm it pushes open from the clear end. There are three LED’s on the other end together with a USB ‘C’ port for charging.
In the box are a USB to USB ‘C’ lead and a couple of other pairs of ear tips. Also in the box is a User Manual with instructions for what touch controls do what on which bud.
The inside of the flip open magnetised lid are instructions for first time pairing.
The buds are said to be sweat proof and this was put fully to the test in the recent hot weather.
They have noise cancelling which helps a lot on a bus or train; however I am pleased to say you can still hear car horn.
At the time of publication the Creative Outlier Pro are available from Amazon for £67.99 however there is currently a 25% off voucher available so they only cost £50.99.