Skullcandy Hesh 3 Review

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Quick Points

  • Fit: Over Ear
  • Enclosure: Closed Back
  • Connectivity: Wireless
  • Best For: iOS & Android
  • Noise Canceling: No
  • Microphone: Yes


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What Comes Inside The Box

  • Skullcandy Hesh 3 Headphones
  • Audio Cable
  • Charging Cable
  • Hesh 3 Manual
  • Warranty Card

Our Score

  • 7.3

Reasons Why You Should Buy Them

  • Powerful bass for rap/electronic/pop music with an even mid-range, as well as detailed and present treble
  • Seven color options to suit your preferences and style
  • Faux leather cushions do an excellent job in blocking ambient noise
  • On-board controls and mic to answer calls, adjust volume, skip tracks and connect to phone's voice assistant
  • Skullcandy Hesh 3 headphones have decent battery life of up to 22 hours with a single charge
  • If the battery runs out, the Skullcandy Hesh 3 can still be used with the supplied 3.5mm audio cable
  • Rapid charging provides 4 hours of music playback with only 10 minutes of charge

Reasons Why You Should Avoid Them

  • The construction of Skullcandy Hesh 3 wireless headphones is almost plastic and of low quality, the buttons seem a little soft and lack feedback
  • No carrying case or pouch included, which is somewhat disappointing
  • Hesh 3 Bluetooth headphones are not recommended for people who wear glasses, may be a bit uncomfortable due to strong clamping force
  • The inability to rotate the headband may cause slight discomfort for some users
  • There is some kind of hiss/digital noise, may be the result of a lack of superior codecs like aptX
  • Skullcandy Hesh 3 headphone can't connect to more than one device at a time, like other Bluetooth headphone models
  • Noticeable latency in watching movies or playing games while wirelessly connected
  • Obsolete micro USB charging port instead of new USB Type-C

Highlights

  • Memory foam cushions create a seal to block outside noise and keep the music in
  • High-quality 40mm drivers produce crystal clear audio with deep and punchy bass
  • Built-in Bluetooth connectivity makes it easy to wirelessly stream music from mobile device
  • Voice notifications to help you pair your device
  • Accept calls, change tracks, and adjust the volume with the built-in controls and microphone
  • Multi-folding hinges allow these headphones to conveniently fold up for ease of portability
  • Rechargeable battery provides up to 22 hours of music playback on a single charge
  • Rapid charging technology provides 1.5 hours of play time with just 5 minutes of charging time

The Specs That Matter

Dimensions

  • Headphone Fit : Over Ear
  • Enclosure : Closed Back
  • Size In/Cm : 7.8 in (20 cm)
  • Weight Gm/Oz : 200 g (7.05 oz)
  • Foldable Design : Yes

Connectivity

  • Connectivity : Bluetooth
  • Connect Multiple Devices : No
  • On Device Controls : Call, Volume, Skip Tracks, Voice Assistant
  • In Line Mic & Controls : No
  • Voice Assistant : Google Assistant + Siri
  • Companion App : No

Audio

  • Noise Cancelation Type : No
  • Sound Isolation : Yes
  • Echo Reduction : No
  • Sound Mode : Stereo

Features

  • Water/Sweat Resistant : No
  • Waterproof : No
  • Heart Rate Monitor : No
  • Step Tracking : No

Battery

  • Battery Life : Up To 22 Hours
  • Auto Pause & Play : Yes
  • Auto Shut-Off : No
  • Quick Charge : Charge 10 Minutes = Up To 4 Hours Playback

Technical Data

  • Driver Size : 40 mm
  • Driver Unit : Dynamic
  • Impedance (OHM) : 32 Ohm
  • Frequency Response : 20 Hz - 20000 Hz
  • Sensitivity (dB/mW) : 97.3 dB/mW
  • Total Harmonic Distortion @ 90 dB : Less than 0.3%
  • Total Harmonic Distortion @ 100 dB : Less than 0.3%
  • Supported Codecs : AAC, SBC

Wireless

  • Bluetooth Version : 4.0
  • Bluetooth Profiles : A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
  • Wireless Range : Up To 9 m (30 ft)
  • NFC : No

Noise Canceling

  • Noise Canceling Adjustment : No
  • Noise Canceling ON/Off Switch : No
  • Atmospheric Pressure Optimizing : No
  • Ambient Sound Mode : No

Audio Cable

  • Audio Cable Length : 1.2 m
  • Detachable Audio Cable : Yes

Microphone

  • Microphone Feature : On-board Microphone

Power

  • Battery : Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
  • Charge Time : 1 Hour
  • Charging Cable : Micro-USB Cable
  • Battery Indicator : Yes

iOS

  • Connection : Wireless + Wired
  • Audio : Yes
  • Microphone : Yes
  • Controls : Yes

Android

  • Connection : Wireless + Wired
  • Audio : Yes
  • Microphone : Yes
  • Controls : Yes

Windows

  • Connection : Wireless + Wired
  • Audio : Yes
  • Microphone : Yes
  • Controls : Yes

Xbox

  • Connection : Wired
  • Audio : Yes
  • Microphone : No
  • Controls : No

Playstation

  • Connection : Wired
  • Audio : Yes
  • Microphone : No
  • Controls : No

TV & Home Theater

  • Connection : Wired
  • Audio : Yes
  • Microphone : No
  • Controls : Limited

User Manuals


Service & Support Info

  • Manufacturer's Warranty on Parts : 2 Years Limited Warranty
  • Manufacturer's Warranty on Labour : 2 Years Limited Warranty
  • Helpline : 1 (888) 697-5855
  • Contact : Click Here


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