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iLeaf In-Ear Headphones For iPad + Giveaway!

by on March 20th, 2011

Update: Contest is over folks! Our winner is: “Kevinmatthewroach”

With my recent iPad 2 purchase, I’ve been considering getting a new pair of headphones. I currently use the Apple In-Ear headphones and, so far, have been very happy with them. However, I was recently contacted by ShopBGA who suggested I try the iLeaf Earbuds.

The features were impressive; Noise Canceling with microphone from Ounuo leveraging dynamic drivers, Powerful neodymium magnets for balanced sound, Hands-free microphone (iPad 2 FaceTime!), Multiple colors, a Tangle-free cable design, and three sets of silicon ear gels.

iLeaf Earbuds With Microphone

Tangle-Free Design

The real sell for me was the tangle-free design, as for me, the tangle issue is the only major flaw in my Apple In-Ear headphones. The iLeaf tangle-free design, which has to do with the flat design of the cable, means the headphones rarely ever get tangled. The one downside about the cord however is that there is no cord management to keep the long wires together such is found on the Apple In-Ear headphones and other high-end headphones.

The Fit

Aside from the cord, one of the first things I noticed about the iLeaf headphones is that they seemed bulkier than typical in-ear headphones. The design seemed like it wouldn’t fit well with my ears.

After finding the right size ear gel, in which case was the smallest for me (medium with other headphones), the headphones were initially uncomfortable. After a few minutes, comfort began to improve but it just didn’t seem to fit right, almost as if the headphones were too thick in my ear.

Now, it is worth noting that the only comfortable in-ear headphones I’ve stuck with are the Apple ones. I’ve tried many and none are very comfortable for me. While this doesn’t mean the iLeafs won’t work for you, it does mean that if the majority of in-ear headphones don’t fit well for you, then the iLeafs probably won’t either.


In terms of sound, the immediate thing that hit me was the bass. The bass on these headphones is just fantastic and you really notice it. The noise canceling feature works very well, but this depends on the fit of the headphones. Since the primary function of headphones is to provide great sound, the iLeafs deliver.


Lastly, the iLeaf headphones can be used for both music and taking phone/video calls with the optional (as in you don’t have to use it) in-line microphone. In other words, like with most headphones today, and specifically Apple earphones, you can listen to music and answer a phone call without having to remove the headset.

If You’re Looking For Headphones…

The iLeaf headphones are available for $49.95 and the buds are further available in six colors: Black, White, Blue, Green, Purple, and Orange.

Overall, if you’re in the market for a new pair of in-ear headphones, whether with a microphone or not, the iLeafs delivery an enjoyable experience with great sound, fantastic bass, a tangle-free design, and a good price point.

The Giveaway!

Today I have one pair of white iLeaf Earbuds with Microphone to giveaway!

To win, simply comment on the following:

1.) Where will you use the iLeaf earbuds?

Winners chosen at random; Contest ends March 21, 2011 at 01:30 PM PST.

Contest Rules

1.) Make sure to include your email in the email entry field when posting a comment or I cannot contact you!

2.) One Contest Entry Per Person. Do not attempt to post multiple contest entries under different emails and/or user names during the same contest.


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  • Trungiiepooh _

    in my shower, are they waterproof?

  • M!

    wow. microphone. i will use it for FaceTime at work for customer service video conference calls.

  • Nicolas

    In my car, as a replacement for my brokern original one as a hands-free calling device

  • Darren Hall

    I would definetly use it with my new Ipad…

  • Troy coughlin

    I would use these on the bus and subway!

  • Gene

    I like the sound of them!

  • Anonymous

    Definetly in the plane / bus any type of transportation is GREAT!

  • Jonathan W.

    I’d use them at work!

  • Kanichol

    That would be nice to win. 🙂

  • Markciszek

    Silly wabbit, in my ears of course.

  • MJ

    COFFEE SH~~~~~~OP!!! Lovely headphones will be used whenever I go for COFFEE!!! EXCITED!!!

  • Benoit Carle

    At work to remove all that annoying sound around me, including my boss.

  • Sesesi

    I’m a volunteer dogwalker with the SPCA – 3 hours of walking per shift at least once a week, enjoying the dogs and listening to music on my iPod. That’s when I’d use them.

  • Myron

    I would initially use these headphones as a replacement for my stock iPhone 4 headphones. Then branch out to use them with GarageBand on my iPad.

  • John H

    I would use them pretty much everywhere I would have my iPad with me

  • sussy

    i would use it anywhere, everywhere possible night and day, day and night
    [email protected]

  • Sandy

    At 43, I just started running, I am at 5k and hoping to do the Forzani’s Mothers Day 10k Run.

  • Kfongski

    I would use them with my iTouch in the office and on the boring bus ride home.

  • Greg Hipkin

    I will use them with my iPad and my iPod Touch every morning and evening on my way to work and back home.

  • Majaestu

    All the time and everywhere

  • james

    Will use the iLeaf Earbuds with my ipod while I’m mowing the lawn.

  • Kevin

    I will use them while outside doing my spring yardwork.

  • Dean

    I wi
    L use the Ileaf because my apple one don’t work well for me

  • Danny

    i never use earphones much as they generally don’t fit my ears nicely. was considering getting headphone when i get my ipad 2.

  • Paul Gallaway

    Love the look of the iLeaf headphones. I’d use these everywhere I go with my iPad.

  • David Storms

    My Apple in ear buds broke after a few months. I’m ready to try a new product. I walk to work a lot and need good headphones for the trip. Thanks.

  • Kevinmatthewroach

    I would love to use them on my iPad 2 watching Netflix with my wife!

  • Larry Hodson

    I would use them both at work, and at home when I want to watch a different show than my wife is watching on the tv.

  • Robertbergeron

    While training, they would be great! Thwe original ones are nearing their last mile…

  • Anonymous

    I would use them everytime I want to study in peace without being disturbed by the people I live with. They look awesome!

  • Bosoxfanx

    I would use them to listen to music as I wait in line for my iPad 2 at the Eaton Center!! 🙂

  • Hyrules

    a good pair of hearphones would go great with the ipad 2 !

  • Anonymous

    I would use them with my iphone and my ipad as I use them both for phone calls!!

  • Ken

    So I will use them in a box.
    And I will use them with a fox.
    And I will use them in a house.
    And I will use them with a mouse.
    And I will use them here and there.
    Say! I will use them ANYWHERE!

    I do so like
    green iLeaf earbuds!
    Thank you!
    Thank you,

  • Jobenoit

    New earphones would be awesome!

  • I would use those bad boys on my motorcycle…the stock iPhone earbuds let in too much wind noise.

  • Zeus_369

    I would use them for cycling and skiing with my iPhone as well as using them for watching movies on my iPad during long trips.

  • Mohammed

    I would use them with my iphone

  • Billykylam

    I need new headphones!

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  • Janna

    I would use the headphones while in Europe for 5 weeks next month to skype with my family and friends back home

  • im

    I’d use then on the way to work with my soon to be new iPad.

  • Jonathan

    In class.

  • Zachary

    Those actually look pretty legit

  • cpts

    On a beach in Cuba (if I can get an iPad 2 in time)…

  • Matthew

    I would use them on one of my iPods (iPod Photo, Shuffle and iPhone3GS) in the flower gardens that I built in rock landscape left by a glacier. To try to out do the other submissions, I will mention that I am seventy. Copy of birth certificate on request.

  • Anonymous

    I would use them on the bus, on my way to school and work.

  • Zoltan Rano

    I would use them at home, on the bus, at school, with my new iPad 2, basically anywhere I really need new headphones but I’m spending all my money on the iPad 2 so I can’t afford them. And White is the color I would choose. I would love to win the only contest I’ve ever won was a drawing contest in grade 5!

  • Dan

    I would use them on the bus! Those buds look perfect for listening to podcasts on a noisy bus.

  • Nick

    I would use them on the train on my way to work!

  • Andrew

    I would keep them handy at all times so i could jam out with my iPhone and (hopefully) soon my new iPad! =D

  • Grandma

    These look great (and sturdy) I wear out headphones constantly and these seem to be the answer.

  • Justin

    Nice headphones. They would be great with my new iPad.

  • Mbelo88

    I’m definitely hurting for some new headphones. I’m pretty picky about headphones but the idea of a built in mic is too appealing to go for audiophile IEMs. These seem to fit the bill.

  • Mbelo88

    I realized I didn’t say where I would use these buds. So i guess this is my official contest entry. I Definitely would use on bus to school, and while beside a girlfriend who seems to be uber sensitive to noise.

  • Peter

    Use them everywhere I go

  • Steve Jobs

    I will use them in the bathroom, when I have to go hopefully the loud bass will make a vibration so great that I will create the newest and greatest iOS device, the iShit!

  • Michael

    I would use them at Home and during Lunch for Facetime and using the Djay app…

  • Jason

    I would use them in the office!

  • Ex

    Mr. Jobs,

    I thought you were making wireless earphones?

  • Steve Jobs

    Ex, I need these headphones. I am having “shitagate” problems when using the iShit prototype in the bathroom. It doesn’t come out clearly, you woulda thought that with the problems we had last year with the iPhone my dumbass engineers would have come up with a solution, but alas, it is all up to me to make my consumers happy. I know consumers would love the iShit and that is why I need your help with these headphones to make sure the latest batch of iShit’s meets quality assurance practices.

    Steve Jobs

    Sent from my iShit

  • Steve Jobs

    The wireless headphones will have to wait as apples current priority is releasing the iShit

    Steve Jobs

    Sent from my iShit

  • Fy1990216

    i will ues it everywhere….

  • ARRRR Stateside

    my dog ate my headphones 🙁 …

    if I win I promise to take better care of my headphones … and feed my dog.

  • Edge

    I’d use them with my iPhone while walking to and from work or other appointments – nothing like listening to tunes, knowing you won’t miss a call, and answering within the press of a single button!

  • Anthony

    I’d use it at work because my hands get too dirty to handle my phone and when I go snowboarding so I don’t have to take my gloves on and off all the time.

  • Fastrace24

    I would use them in aircraft on long flights! Aircraft technicians fly a lot. Love earbuds and noise canceling is a huge plus.

  • Snooki

    I’d use them to drown out the airplane noise at my house. I live right near an airfield!

  • Elect

    The real question is not where I will use them, but rather where I will not use them. I carry earphones everywhere…

  • Tjrt

    I will wear them when I am enjoying the sun outside! Gardening, walking, socializing or just enjoying the end of our Canadian winter:)

    I love your feed.

    [email protected]

  • Robb

    I’ll be using them at the gym.

  • Myd

    I will use them on the bus on the way too school.

  • Matt

    I would use them on my lengthy bus commute to school every day. The noise canceling feature would be great!

  • Noon Ora

    I’ll use it when I want to escape from the world ,any time, any where.
    It will be helpful for my life.

    Thank you.

  • Anonymous

    Holy hot diggity! These, A) look awesome and B) could not come at a better time. My luck normally sucks, but imma keep my fingers crossed!

    I use mine around the house when cleaning, yes all Molly maid style, when falling asleep and just venturing outside where I can listen to tunes.

  • Macmarty

    Awesome. This is what my son is looking for. That would be a perfect birthday present.

  • Greg Lypowy

    I will use them wherever there is ambient noise to be cancelled, and whenever there is great music to be heard!

  • Common random draw! Daddy needs a new set of earbuds to plug up other things other than ears

  • Nevermorefilmworks

    My headphones just started to die on me so I will use these everywhere I go, in particular on the streetcar as well as the bus.

  • Tony B.

    WOW those are great In-Ear headphones! I will surely use them when commuting using the subway, they will keep the lousy environment out, and at the same time deliver great sound to my ears… Amazing giveaway, thank you guys!

  • I would so love to win this one for my new iPad 2 yet to arrive. I use my iPad at night in bed to catch up on news and to watch Modern Family episodes streamed from my Mac without disturbing the wife and our soon to arrive son. 🙂

  • Veshke

    I’d use them on the bus… and when my noisy neighbour turns his horrific music way too loud!

  • pierre

    I’ll use it everywhere!

  • The iLeaf earpads would go awesome with my iPad when iTravel so i can listen to my iTunes!

  • Bill Heaven

    while I’m watching my new, white iPad 2 (fingers crossed)!

  • Gavin

    I’m flying to the UK for a family visit in the summer. With stop-overs, I’ll be on the plane for 10 and half hours. I’d user them there in an attempt to maintain my sanity.

  • Great looking earbuds. I would use them on the flights to and from Canada watching movies on my iPad. [email protected]

  • Ian

    I will use them on the way to NY this weekend!

  • Cobrastrike_188

    I would love to have there to drown out my noisy co-worker neighbours. I have to crank the volume really high to get rid of their background noise, but with the iLeaf buds noise cancellation, I wouldn’t have to listen so loud.

  • V.J.

    My pops is in the hospital, and when i get my iPad 2, I’m going to give it to him so I can facetime from my mac to the iPad cause the hospital has wifi 😛

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  • Kevinmatthewroach

    Thank you so much!!