Urbanears' Stadion Bluetooth sports headphone is coiled to play
1:36

Urbanears' Stadion Bluetooth sports headphone is coiled to play

Headphones
Sweden-based Urbanears' $100 Stadion is a bit of a different take on a wireless bluetooth sports headphone. With the unique coiled cable, it looks like an old telephone cord, for those of you who remember what that is. The idea is that instead of having any dangling wires to deal with, the coiled cable rests snugly on the back of your head with just enough tension to keep the buds securely in your ears. The headphone which comes in multiple color options includes a few different size sports fins to lock the bud in place, and one should fit your ear. Overall I was impressed with the design, and while it's not for everyone, I found the headphones worked really well for running, and were comfortable to wear. [MUSIC] They're sweat resistant and come with a nice carrying pouch. The sound is decent, but not exceptionally good. They don't have as much base detail or overall fullness as Bose's SoundSport Wireless for example, but they're pleasant enough to listen to while you're working out and you can make calls with them too. Don't expect business class performance But I didn't have any complaints from the people I spoke with. Battery life is rated at seven hours at moderate volume levels, that's pretty good, but not fantastic for this type of headphone. Like the Bose and Plantronics, Backbeat Fit, these are semi open in your headphones, which means you don't jam them into your ear canal, like you do with noise isolating in your headphones. And they do let in some ambient sound. And that opens that will be a problem for noisy environments, but it's a good safety feature for runners and bikers who like to be able to hear traffic around them. I'm David Carrick for cnet.com and that's a quick look at the Urbanears Stadion, a BlueTooth sports headphone with the unique and appealing design that's well worth checking out.

Up Next

Sony WH-1000XM5 Headphones Review: An Old Favorite Gets Big Changes
m5-blue-background

Up Next

Sony WH-1000XM5 Headphones Review: An Old Favorite Gets Big Changes

True Wireless Earbuds: Reviewed for Small Ears
small-ears-review-00-00-26-11-still001

True Wireless Earbuds: Reviewed for Small Ears

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 Review: Improved in 4 Key Ways
sennheiser-momentum-true-wireless-3-2

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 Review: Improved in 4 Key Ways

Get to Know Apple's New AirPods
yt-airpods-3-v4

Get to Know Apple's New AirPods

Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones review: The best noise canceling so far
yt-bose-qc-45-9

Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones review: The best noise canceling so far

5 cheaper alternatives to the AirPods Pro
yt-top5-cheap-alternatives-for-airpods-pro-1

5 cheaper alternatives to the AirPods Pro

Nothing unveils Ear 1 true wireless earbuds
ear-1-imge-4

Nothing unveils Ear 1 true wireless earbuds

One month with the Sony WF-1000XM4 and AirPods Pro
yt-sony-earbuds-vs-airpods-5

One month with the Sony WF-1000XM4 and AirPods Pro

One week with the Huawei FreeBuds 4
freebuds4-thumb2

One week with the Huawei FreeBuds 4

Tech Shows

The Apple Core
apple-core-w

The Apple Core

Alphabet City
alphabet-city-w

Alphabet City

CNET Top 5
cnet-top-5-w

CNET Top 5

The Daily Charge
dc-site-1color-logo.png

The Daily Charge

What the Future
what-the-future-w

What the Future

Tech Today
tech-today-w

Tech Today

Latest News All latest news

New Device Uses Levitation for Touch-Free Building
levitation-1

New Device Uses Levitation for Touch-Free Building

Would a Solar Car Change Your Life?
solar-evs-00-05-39-10-still164

Would a Solar Car Change Your Life?

Chef Reviews Plant-Based Steak, Bacon, Chicken Breast and More
bacon

Chef Reviews Plant-Based Steak, Bacon, Chicken Breast and More

Ask Farnoosh: Recession-Proof Finances by Paying Down Debt or Boosting Savings?
farnooshcms

Ask Farnoosh: Recession-Proof Finances by Paying Down Debt or Boosting Savings?

Make Your iPhone Faster by Clearing the Cache
cachecnet

Make Your iPhone Faster by Clearing the Cache

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4: What We Want to See
fold4preview1-00-00-19-18-still002

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4: What We Want to See

Most Popular All most popular

Make Your iPhone Faster by Clearing the Cache
cachecnet

Make Your iPhone Faster by Clearing the Cache

New Device Uses Levitation for Touch-Free Building
levitation-1

New Device Uses Levitation for Touch-Free Building

Chef Reviews Plant-Based Steak, Bacon, Chicken Breast and More
bacon

Chef Reviews Plant-Based Steak, Bacon, Chicken Breast and More

Nasal Sprays Could be the Most Effective Weapon Against COVID
nasal-sprays-2

Nasal Sprays Could be the Most Effective Weapon Against COVID

Porsche 911 Turbo S Takes on EVs at Pikes Peak 2022
Porsche 911 Turbo S at Pikes Peak

Porsche 911 Turbo S Takes on EVs at Pikes Peak 2022

Why So Many People Are Interested in the New DeLorean Electric Sports Car
dal500034

Why So Many People Are Interested in the New DeLorean Electric Sports Car

Latest Products All latest products

MacOS Ventura Public Beta: The 3 Best New Features
thumb1

MacOS Ventura Public Beta: The 3 Best New Features

What You Should Know About the Nothing Phone 1
nothingphone1-cms

What You Should Know About the Nothing Phone 1

New WatchOS 9 Features Coming Soon to Apple Watch
p1050672

New WatchOS 9 Features Coming Soon to Apple Watch

PlayStation Plus: Picking the Best Tier
p1099227-mov-06-55-54-22-still003

PlayStation Plus: Picking the Best Tier

E Ink Tablets: Everything You Need to Know
eink-website

E Ink Tablets: Everything You Need to Know

Moto G 5G Review: A $400 Phone That May Have Everything You Need
clip0001-00-00-25-15-still001

Moto G 5G Review: A $400 Phone That May Have Everything You Need

Latest How To All how to videos

How to Clean Your Keyboard's Sticky Keys
3keyboards

How to Clean Your Keyboard's Sticky Keys

How to Play Games from PlayStation Plus on PC
psstill

How to Play Games from PlayStation Plus on PC

How to Delete or Disable Your Instagram Account
phoneonorange

How to Delete or Disable Your Instagram Account

Fix Your iPhone Screen With Apple's Self-Service Repair Kit
dsc00641

Fix Your iPhone Screen With Apple's Self-Service Repair Kit

How to Buy a Budget Laptop in 2022
budgetlaptops-00-08-35-15-still001

How to Buy a Budget Laptop in 2022

Google Pay: How to Set Up and Use
googlepay-inhand

Google Pay: How to Set Up and Use