TheJaybird Vista earbuds are the current real cordless earphones from Jaybird, an audio brand name concentrated on making items genuine and budding professional athletes– or those people who simply desire the finest physical fitness gizmos out there.

Coming off the back of the JaybirdRun True— and water resistant Run XTs– the Jaybird Vista earbuds are extremely compact physical fitness earbuds with the water and sweat resistance to handle all levels of indoor and outside exercises.

With a substantial increase to its Bluetooth connection, and an exceptionally compact charging case you can bring about on your runs, the Jaybird Vista earbuds are among the very best real wireless designs we have actually seen up until now.

Price and accessibility

TheJaybird Vista earbuds are $179/ ₤159(around AU$299) at the Jaybird online shop and other online sellers. They’re presently offered in Black, however extra color alternatives (MineralBlue, Nimbus Gray) will land in late 2019 too.

They retail for the very same launch cost as the JaybirdRun XT real cordless buds, which have an even smaller sized four-hour battery life. If you’re searching for a more affordable alternative, or something with a cable television in between the earbuds, you might wish to take a look at the fundamental JaybirdTarah($99/ ₤89/ AU$149) or fancier TarahPro earphones ($159/ ₤139/ AU$229), or more


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TheVista earbuds are simple to take a look at, however their simpleness belies a remarkably stripped-down style.

Instead of simply adding a silicon ear pointer onto completion of the earbud, the Vistas utilize a completely linked casing with ear pointer and wing pointer (for fitting into the within and upper edge of your ear, respectively). That indicates you’re not adjusting a number of various parts, while the linked style avoid either water or your own destructive sweat from getting in to the motorists.

TheVista earbuds are ranked at IPX7 water resistance, implying they can deal both with a rainstorm or a short dip in as much as one meter of water– though we would not truly advise them for swimming.

You get 3 various sizes for the linked ear ideas, with one getting rid of the wing pointer completely: producing a less safe fit, however increasing the convenience for more casual listening sessions where you’re not running around a track.

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TheJaybird Vista earbuds are likewise remarkably compact– however that’s likewise no place near as remarkable as the compact size of their bring case, which utilizes diagonally-slanted charging stations to reduce the case’s measurements.

While charging cases are frequently too large to bring around throughout a run or exercise, the Jaybird Vista case needs to fit quickly into a zip pocket or comparable, while being light-weight enough that it does not take any valuable seconds off your individual finest.

The case brings an extra 10 hours of charge, on top of the Vista’s 6 hours per earbud– which isn’t that much compared to some other designs, like the UA True Wireless Flash, however it appears a reasonable trade off for the light-weight and portable case. There’s a charging port for the USB-C requirement, fortunately, side-stepping the exclusive battery charger of its routine cordless earbuds.

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In a charming touch, the case likewise utilizes the very same woven rope from the JaybirdTarah Pro as a lanyard to link to a keyring or comparable– offering a sturdy feel that connects it in perfectly to the remainder of the Jaybird variety, and making us even better we have the entire set.

We did nevertheless discover that the battery for each earbud drains pipes at somewhat various speeds. They were never ever more than 5-10% out of sync, and still provide a complete day’s charge regardless, however it was odd to see all the very same.


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We were somewhat stunned by the quality of the audio on these earbuds.

There’s a nicely broad soundstage for such little 6mm motorists, with a warm and complete noise throughout low, mid, and high frequencies, and the resonance to hear specific notes gradually fading out throughout the track.

Both the thudding drums and falsetto vocals of Muse’s Plug In Baby are extracted magnificently, with an audio efficiency more comparable to over-ear cans than compact physical fitness earphones– and we discovered this throughout any variety of pop, rock, or bassy techno tracks we played through them.

Being able to mess around in the Jaybird app assisted, obviously– with a choice of EQ alternatives offered online or offline from the minute you open the app, in addition to recommended podcasts and playlists from other Jaybird users.

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You can develop your own noise profile rather rapidly, to customize the frequencies of each tune or podcast to your own special noise print. But there’s likewise the alternative to leap in with pre-made alternatives for warmer mids, improving the bass, or simply getting rid of the greater frequencies likely to offer you a headache over a long listening session.

They do not go really loud, so if you’re wishing to totally hush the outdoors world, these aren’t the earbuds for it. Nonetheless, the company fit supplies fantastic sound seclusion, and the Vista earbuds handle to hold the audio information together right up the loudest it can go.

True cordless frequently indicates using the audio compression over Bluetooth, however Jaybird avoids the worst of this by linking straight to each earbud, rather of having them link to each other. (This likewise indicates you can utilize the left or ideal earbud by itself, if you truly require to extract the battery life or hear inbound vehicles.)

The earbuds linked to our smart device instantly the minute we took them out of the case, and it’s clear Jaybird has actually striven in this department to make this a smooth experience.

The16- hour battery life constantly got us through a complete day of usage. While other sets of earbuds might cram in more charge, you will not get the very same compact case with a larger battery– and as it is the Vista’s case was a dream to bring around.

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You will not get a few of the fancier sound cancellation or ambient noise functions here, like the SennheiserMomentum True Wireless, which utilizes external microphones to play outdoors sound inside the motorists, keeping you more in tune to your environments. We’re informed that Jaybird would not have actually had the ability to keep the measurements down if it consisted of these type of functions, which applies when we think about the bulkier earbuds of those other designs.

Our decision

TheJaybird Vista real cordless earbuds are really impressive in what they attain. Despite being fitness-first earphones, they still handle to provide unbelievable audio together with water and sweat resistance like the very best of them.

These earbuds definitely aren’t low-cost: at $179/ ₤159(around AU$299) they’re definitely at the premium end of the marketplace. But the mix of plain coloring, compact and light-weight style, and premium noise makes them a no-brainer for your next real cordless earbuds– whether you’re training for a marathon or simply strolling quickly to the workplace.