Jays headphones bring Scandinavian 'lagom' design to your ears
They don't come cheap, but Jays headphones are a worthwhile investment if you're shopping for an aftermarket pair of headphones to fit your mobile lifestyle.
If you're in the market for a new set of premium headphones, consider picking up one or both sets of earphones we reviewed this week from a Swedish company called Jays.
Jays headphones maintain the Swedish design concept of high function, minimalist practicality, and the Swedish word lagom, which refers to the idea of "not too much, not too little."
The company shares a similar take on pared-down product design as other Swedish brands like Ikea and H&M that enjoy popularity in the United States, but the company isn't just a pretty face--it happens to make headphones that sound as great as they look.
Neither of the headphones are cheap--the C-Jays and A-Jays Four retail at $120 and $70, respectively, but both make tremendous aural leaps over the stock earbuds you get with Apple iOS products. In light of, consider adding a pair of Jays earphones on your shopping spree.
In fact, the A-Jays Four are $10 cheaper than the
We recommend both the A-Jays Four earbuds and the C-Jays if you're shopping for new headphones, but be sure to check out both reviews on CNET for comparison testing and alternative suggestions in both the higher- and lower-end price range.