Urbanears are designed, it seems, for a younger crowd with different expectations. When I was a kid, I walked 10 miles uphill through the snow just to buy headphones that looked like they had been worn by a World War II radio operator. The Urbanears Pampas are a different kind of headphone, oozing style out of every curve and pore, while still managing to sound pretty great. And the price has been steadily declining -- listing for $150, you can now get, the lowest price ever.
If you want that price, you'll need to really love the Pampas in charcoal black, though. The field green model is a few dollars more and the almond beige version remains full price. No matter which color you choose, the Pampas get a lot of their looks form the cloth covering and plastic frame.
These are over-the-ear headphones that generate a respectable amount of bass. While they're Bluetooth headphones with a 30-foot range, you can let a friend plug into the 3.5mm headphone jack and share your music as you listen wirelessly. Urbanears has positioned a suite of controls on the ear so you can skip tracks, change volume, and take calls right from the headphones. And you'll get about 30 hours of runtime on a charge.
If you're intrigued, rest assured that the price has never been lower. That said, I would not be surprised to see it drop even lower -- something to consider if you are willing to wait a little longer.
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