Skullcandy Method Wireless In-Ear Sound Isolating Bluetooth Headphones (S2CDW-J523) - Black/Swirl

  • Model #: S2CDW-J523
  • Web Code: 10482001
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$89.99
Sold and shipped by: Best Buy
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Overview

An active lifestyle demands headphones that can keep up. The Skullcandy Method wireless in-ear headphones are an ideal companion when you're working up a sweat at the gym, on the field, or on the trails. It connects wirelessly to your music player via Bluetooth and offers a comfortable, secure fit thanks to the FlexSport collar and DualLock fit.

More Information

  • Bluetooth enables wireless connectivity with your smartphone or music player so you can work out unplugged
  • FlexSport collar fits comfortably around your neck or under a helmet so you'll hardly notice it's there
  • Cable management system helps ensure the ideal fit
  • DualLock fit helps keep the headphones secure when you're busy being active
  • Rechargeable battery provides up to 9 hours of listening time so you can run, play sports, or work out without worrying about your music cutting out
  • Sweat-resistant design makes these headphones ideal for the most rigorous of activity
  • Pureclean protection keeps the headphones fresh and clean, even after a sweat-filled workout
  • Noise-isolating design eliminates ambient sounds so you can focus on your music
  • Built-in microphone allows you to take hands-free calls, while controls allow you to manage calls, tracks, and volume right from the headphones

What's in the Box?

  • Micro USB To USB Charging Cable
  • 2 x Pair Standard Ears Gels

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 2 Year(s)
  • Labour - 2 Year(s)

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  • Headphone Style
    In-Ear/Ear Bud
  • Primary Headset Usage
    Music Playing
  • Band Style
    Behind-the-Neck
  • Sports & Fitness Ear Clip
    No
  • Sound Isolating
    Yes
  • Noise Cancelling
    No
  • Echo Reduction
    No
  • Wireless
    Yes
  • Bluetooth
    4.1
  • RF Wireless
    No
  • NFC Ready
    No
  • Wireless Talk Time
    9 h
  • Wireless Standby Time
    180 h
  • Charge Time
    2 h
  • Effective Wireless Range
    10 m
  • Designed For Gaming
    No
  • Designed for Sports
    Yes
  • Designed for Kids
    No
  • DJ Style
    No
  • Professional Grade
    No
  • Water/Sweat Resistant
    Yes
  • Inline Volume Control
    Yes
  • iPod/iPhone Control
    Yes
  • Built-in Mic
    Yes
  • Heart Rate Monitor
    No
  • Folding
    Yes
  • Step Tracking
    No
  • Ear Cushion Material
    None
  • Driver Unit Size
    10 mm
  • Frequency Response
    20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Impedance
    16 ohms
  • Magnet Type
    Neodymium
  • Sensitivity
    85 dB
  • Colour
    Black; Swirl
  • Colour Family
    Black
  • Weight
    24 g
  • Collection/Theme
    Method Wireless
  • What's in the Box
  • Warranty Labour
    2 Year(s)
  • Warranty Parts
    2 Year(s)


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Customer Reviews

4.4 / 5
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  • 4
    116
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    22
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    12
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Positive vs. Critical Reviews

Positive 94%

388 Reviews

Critical 5%

23 Reviews

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  • from Halifax, NS
2.0

Poor sound quality

I find the sound quality for playing music very poor - like a transistor radio. They are ok for audio books or podcasts. I would return them if it was allowed but Best Buy does not allow returns on open box headphones


  • from Halifax, NS
2.0

Poor sound quality for music

I wanted to write this review so people would know about the poor sound quality before wasting their money. These are not returnable at Best Buy. I was very disappointed in the audio quality. They are ok for audio books or Podcasts (the spoken word) but they are about as good as a transistor radio for music. Another problem I found is I get a lot of wind noise when I am outside - even if it is a little breezy. I don't jog with them but I would imagine that would be worse. A waste of money for me. I don't even use them - I prefer the white corded iphone headset for music. I gave it two stars because the bluetooth features do work as advertised - just has poor audio quality


  • from Delta, BC
2.0

Won't stay paired, buttons unreliable

When they work, which unfortunately, is not all that often, they're very nice, and very comfortable, and the noise cancellation really is good. But they're difficult to pair, won't stay paired, and the buttons either stick occasionally, or sometimes simply don't work at all. They do make nice, if expensive, earplugs.


  • from Vancouver
5.0

good bettery live time

sound is good and battery time from morning to night lang.


  • from Sylvan Lake, AB
1.0

VERY SAD

I DON'T KNOW WHAT THE HELL WITH THE CHARGE,IT JUST DOESN'T CHARGER!


  • from Victoria, BC
1.0

Took them back

I read reviews on the Best Buy site. Most said they liked them so I bought the earbuds. I have nothing but trouble with them since I bought them five days ago. The music cuts out all the time. It doesn't matter if I'm sitting still or walking. The music cuts out. The distance between myself and the music source isn't an issue because the music source is right beside me. I am disappointed in this product. It's going back today.


  • from Toronto, ON
2.0

Difficult to pair and connect other devices

The sound quality is okay to me. However, to connect this earphone to other devices is kind of headache. I tested it on iOS devices and Windows devices; most time, I have to connect it manually even they were paired. It was very hard to pair the earphone to my Surface which took me long time and lots of tries. Surface could not discover the earphone. In addition, the name of the earphone is weird; it is called "Method Wireless". Because I have opened the box, I cannot return it back to BestBuy, have to keep it. By the way, to pair my Surface to my Bose QuietComfort just bought from BestBuy was much easier.


  • from Winnipeg, MB
5.0

Great first wireless buds!!

These are fantastic. Affordable, baddy, decently sound isolating (tested on a couple plane rides) and very easy to use. Anybody who can't figure them out shouldn't use Bluetooth technology... and anyone claiming they're garbage is too stupid to figure out the simplicity behind them. Definitely recommend.


  • from Kelowna, BC
5.0

Method wireless earbuds

Great earphones! Better than the much higher priced ones. Charge lasts at least 9 hours. Sound quality and bass is excellent. 30 ft range without dropping signal good too. Shipping from Best Buy was only 2 days. Sync can be a bit tricky, but once it's done then you're good to go. I can definitely test that they are water resistant. PS I bought 5 for Christmas and all the kids love them including myself


  • from Calgary, AB
3.0

Just Okay

Got these as a gift, and thought they were pretty good for the first little bit. After a few days, making sure they were connected got annoying, compared to wired ones, which are just plug and go. Also, while watching videos, they seemed to cut in and out very often while I had my phone in my hand. Pretty good quality and quite durable, but are not as simple and reliable as wired ones. Wouldn't recommend them.


  • from Toronto, ON
1.0

not great

not happy with them, the buttons don't work all the time


  • from Toronto, ON
3.0

Skullcandy Wireless In Ear Headphones

Purchased these today, fit well in ear, easy to pair BUT hate the sound. Sound is not clear or crisp, I'll be returning them tomorrow.


  • from Calgary, AB
5.0

Fantastic option if you dont wanna break the bank

The sound is very good for the price. I will definitely buy it again. The highs and low and mid range can be further emphasized if you have a good capable mobile device that have such feature. I was really surprised with the sound. Good option.


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