FITNESS AND BEAUTY

Editor's picks: splash-proof headphones

Get wet behind the ears with these funky and functional phones

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 01 August, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 31 July, 2013, 10:21pm

 

Sennheiser PMX 685i 
The neckband design is ideal for cautious urban athletes as the headset lets some ambient sound in to make sure you can hear traffic. HK$648, Apple Store, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 3972-1500

 

 

 

 

 

Jabra Sport Bluetooth
Wireless Bluetooth tech was made for sports, and this sweat-proof design links to a smartphone so you can track your workouts and get involved in their online community. HK$639, find them at hk.mobilefun.com

 

 

 

 

 

Powerbeats by Dr Dre
The clip-on version of the popular Beats brand are designed to stay in place during exercise and feature an in-line remote. Protected from both sweat and UV light. HK$1,400, available from HMV, Style House, The Park Lane, Causeway Bay, tel: 2504 3669

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philips ActionFit SHQ5200
Guaranteed to stay in place even when you're on the move, these headphones have a double headband, are extremely light at 100 grams and feature a cable that splits safely into two if snagged on gym equipment. HK$699, JC Media, SIM City, 47-51 Shantung Street, Mong Kok, tel: 2385 1135

 

 

 

 

Sony NWZ-W273 waterproof Walkman
This one-piece Walkman with built-in earphones is totally waterproof, lasts for eight hours and is easy to control when swimming. HK$680, Sony Store, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Kowloon, tel: 2882 0101

 

 

 

 

 

Klipsch S4i Rugged
Sweat-resistant earphones with a tactile in-line remote for iPhone control, these are built to last and manage to block out most ambient noise. HK$990, LK Sound, East Point Laforet, 24-26 East Point Road, Causeway Bay, tel: 2882 6377

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