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Review: Three Things About Crusher Wireless Headphones from Skullcandy

Skullcandy Crusher Wireless headphones are great for people who like bass and long battery life. They also fit moderate budgets. However, these headsets not aimed at the most demanding of audiophiles.

 

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The Skullcandy Crusher Wireless headphone are aimed at people who like bass and long battery life — don’t want to break the bank.

First, here are some key specifications:

Here is what the experts say:

Digital Trends: The Skullcandy Crusher ANC are competing in a tough space, as there are several headphones that excel in delivering outstanding noise cancellation and sound quality. The headphones’ $320 price point is still a big ask when top-tier models like Sony’s WH-1000xM3 over-ears (our favorites in the field) run $350 or less. Then again, for those who are all about the bass, they certainly won’t be disappointed by what the Crusher’s Sensory Bass feature is able to churn out.

SoundGuys: Despite not being the best sounding headphones at this price point, I was really impressed by the overall package that the Skullcandy Crusher Wireless offers. They’re a solid alternative to anyone who wants a consumer-friendly sound without paying Beats prices. At the same time, they’re not a bad pair of everyday headphones either. While they’re not insanely well-made, they seem like they’d hold up well to everyday wear and tear. Plus, they also offer some decent isolation from outside noise. They seem to be rising in price at the time of this update (mid-2020) but if you can find them for less than $100, they’re not a bad buy as long you know that you’re not buying them for the sound quality. You’re getting them for the crazy long battery life and the portable build. Plus, some really good padding.

Headphone Critics: The SkullCandy Crusher headphones are without a doubt the best headphones from SkullCandy you can buy, and the best overall for bass. They deliver premium audio performance, with deep bass, clear mids, and tight highs.

Not all the reviews of the headphones were positive. One video criticized the placement of the wire connected to the ear cup (visible in the above photo) and said his headphone didn’t work correctly. The latter critique seems more likely to be either his error or that he simply got a lemon. Another reviewer said the headset grew uncomfortable after extended use.

All in all, however, folks who published or posted reactions to the Skullcandy Crusher Wireless headphones gave a thumbs’ up, though the consensus is that they are not likely to satisfy true audiophiles.

To review, here are the facts about the “three things” of the headline: People who like bass should check these out, the battery life is outstanding and the price is moderate.

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