Product Reviews

Welcome to Consumer Reports.

We’re so glad to have you as a member. You now have access to benefits that can help you choose right, be safe and stay informed.

JLab Audio Flex Sport headphone

Home/studio-style Bluetooth wireless closed over-ear sports headphones that come with two headband tension bands of different stiffnesses, a removable headband pad, a USB charging cable, and a carrying bag.

About

The JLab Audio Flex Sport home/studio-style Bluetooth wireless sports headphones have a closed over-ear design. These earphones are intended for use with Bluetooth enabled audio devices including cell phones and have a claimed reception range of around 33 feet. They have a built-in microphone and integrated Bluetooth volume, music player function, and call connect/disconnect controls. Additional features include 3 switchable EQ modes, support for various digital voice assistant functions when used with Bluetooth capable devices that have those features, a headband that can be adjusted for different tension levels, moisture wicking earpads that can be removed and washed, and earcups that fold for ease of carrying and storage. The Flex Sport is claimed by the manufacturer to be water resistant and comes with two headband tension bands of different stiffnesses, a removable headband pad, a USB charging cable, and a carrying bag. It is covered by a 24-month warranty.

Connections

Plug type Plug type The type of connection at the end of the audio cord, which will be plugged into the source component. Most have 1/8-inch standard (3-contact) "mini" jacks that fit portable devices. Models intended for use with newer iPod, iPhone, and some Blackberry smartphones, that have integrated microphones, audio player controls, and call connect/disconnect controls use a 1/8-inch 4-conductor mini jack. The audio function of models with 4-conductor mini jacks may not work properly or consistently with non-iPod/iPhone devices.
None

Features

Integrated microphone Integrated microphone Has an integrated microphone for use with some cell phones or audio players with a recorder function.
Yes
Call connect/disconnect control Call connect/disconnect control This allows you to answer or disconnect from a phone call with some cell phones.
Yes
Integrated volume control Integrated volume control This allows you to adjust the volume without having to dig into your pocket or purse for a player.
Yes
Integrated function control Integrated function control This allows you to control some player functions (for example: play, pause, track skip) via a control without having to dig into a pocket or purse for a player.
Yes
Warranty: parts, labor (mos.) Warranty: parts, labor Warranty (parts/labor, mo.) indicates the length of the manufacturer's warranty for parts and labor, in months.
24/24
Additional features Additional features Additional features for this model.
2.4 GHz transmission frequency, Bluetooth wireless, around 33 ft. operating range. Operates up to 20 hrs. on built-in rechargeable batteries with a charge time of 3 hrs. 10 minute partial charge will power earphones for up to 2 hrs. Has monitor function, headset auto power off function, low battery indicator, and battery recharge indicator. Has 3 switchable EQ modes. Can be adjusted to provide 3 levels of headband tension, has removable headband pad, and has moisture wicking earpads that can be removed and washed. Earcups fold for ease of carrying and storage. Manufacturer claims water resistance. Has power on/off, Bluetooth connect, and battery status voice announcements, and Bluetooth disconnect alert tone. Supports Siri and Google Assistant voice commands when used with devices products that have those features. Bluetooth connected Apple mobile devices using iOS Version 5 and above will show the battery level. Free JLab app for Apple and Android mobile devices provides an audio burn-in sequence but requires an email address to access the file; otherwise seems to be a shopping portal for other JLab products.
Included accessories Included accessories Indicates what additional accessories are included.
Two headband tension bands of different stiffnesses, removable headband pad, USB charging cable, carrying bag. Free JLab Audio app available for download to Apple or Android mobile devices.

Specs

Cord length (in.) Cord length Cord lengths indicates the approximate length of the cord from the headset or earpiece to the plug, measured in inches.
N/A
Weight (oz.) Weight Reflects the weight, in ounces, of the headphones including the audio cable and batteries, if any.
6.32