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Editor's picks: splash-proof headphones

Get wet behind the ears with these funky and functional phones

 

 

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

Jaime Carter 48hours@scmp.com

 

 

 

 

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