Review of the LETSCOM U8I Bluetooth Headphones In 2019

Review of the LETSCOM U8I IPX7 Rating Waterproof Bluetooth Headphones For Sports, Running, Gym, Workout, Shower and Swimming

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LETSCOM Bluetooth Headphones IPX7 Waterproof, Wireless Sport Earphones

Letscom U8I Bluetooth Headphones are an athletic in-ear headphone with an ear-hook design. They are great for athletics and offer many great capabilities for their economical price.


As their name states, the Letscom U8I Bluetooth Headphones are Bluetooth capable. They sync to Bluetooth 4.1 instead of Bluetooth 5.0. The Bluetooth 4.1 wireless connectivity provides up 33 feet of distance for connections if the line of connection is clear. There is also basic auto-pairing that comes with the Bluetooth to connect the headphones to your smart device.

The built-in microphone uses CVC 6.0 digital noise cancelling technology. This reduces noise and distortion within the microphone signal. When using the microphone, it will give a consistent ambient sound surrounding you for the duration. CVC 6.0 technology is capable of reducing noise by about 30dB. In comparison, foam earplugs typically block 32dB of sound.


In this price point, you will not find a flawless sound quality, instead, you want a headphone that does not have obvious or heavy sound distortion. The Letscom U8I Bluetooth Headphones do a great job of keeping distortion limited. In part, the distortion is regulated by the Bluetooth 4.1 technology of the headphones.

The headphones do offer a rich bass sound, but in a similar fashion to all earbuds, they do not excel at recreating bass tones. While the bass may not have a lot of kick to it, it does offer smoothness to the sound.

Comfort and Fit:

Built for intense activity, the ear-hook helps keep the earbuds in place and inside your ears during active motion. The ear-hook gives you the security and stability needed for an intensive workout or running without sacrificing the comfort of the earbud. The headphones should remain right up against your ear, even with sudden movements. If the earbuds to pop-out of your ear, they will remain at and against your ear due to the ear-hook.

The ear-tips are silicone and similar to most in-ear earbuds. The box includes three standard sizes of ear-tips to ensure a perfect fit and seal. There is also a wire clip included for the cords. It is not likely that the wire clip included will be needed since the cable for the headphones is relatively short.

Because of the low budget price, there are no special features with the ear-hooks giving you the capability to adjust or change their size. Typically, the included universal hook size does seem to fit most people without an issue. The ear-hooks are ergonomically designed and do a terrific job of keeping the headphones securely in place.


Best Shower headphones The Letscom U8I Bluetooth Headphones are constructed with an IPX7 certification for waterproofing. The IPX7 certification is one of the highest waterproof protection ratings you can find on headphones. The certification makes the headphones capable and protected while being submerged in up to one meter of water. It also helps keep the headphones sweatproof during intensive use.

The headphones include a fairly large 11mm audio driver and a CSR chip that helps to generate a high-fidelity audio experience.

The headphones come constructed with a built-in long-lasting 100mAh 3.7V lithium-ion battery. This helps extend playback time to approximately six to eight hours. The playback time will vary depending upon excessive use, battery age, extreme cold or extreme heat, and full volume usage.

The battery is rechargeable through the included micro-USB cord and takes about two hours to restore to its full battery. On a full battery, the headphones can remain on standby for up to one week. When connected to a smartphone via Bluetooth connection, the better capacity will be displayed on your phone which helps to gauge battery life while using the headphones.

If you are just using the headphones for workouts only, on a full charge with 8-hours of battery life, you should have enough power for your workouts with music to last an entire week. The headphones also automatically power themselves off when not in use to save battery life.

The cord is made of flattened wires that help to resist tangles.


LETSCOM Bluetooth Shower HeadphonesThe Letscom U8I Bluetooth Headphones are aesthetically appealing and available in a variety of colors. They are available in black, blue-gray, green-black, pink-gray, and red-black. The colors comprise of both the earbud and the cables, so the color selection is quite noticeable for a visual effect.

There is a command console found on the earbud itself with 3 control buttons that allow you to control the volume, skip tracks, pause, play or even accept and handle phone calls. Due to the placement and function of the control buttons, they are quite small in size but manageable.

No carrying case is needed due to the ease of carrying the headphones with the ear-hooks, but there is a small circular EVA bag included in the box. The bag will protect the headphones from scratches, but not against liquids.

Letscom does provide a user manual in the box, as well as 24/7 email support and a lifetime warranty on the U8I Bluetooth Headphones.

  • Under $20 earbud
  • Available in multiple colors
  • Comfortable for longer wear
  • Ear-hooks add stability and keep them in place
  • Bluetooth 4.1 capable
  • VCV 6.0 noise cancelling technology
  • IPX7 waterproof certification
  • 6-8 hours of playback time at full charge
  • Not great for bass lovers
  • Ear-hooks are a universal size and not adjustable
  • Bluetooth connection can be weak at times

Our Verdict:

The Letscom U8I Bluetooth Headphones are a great purchase overall, available for just under twenty dollars. The sound is decent without distortions, and the earbuds stay in place with the help of the ear-hooks during rigorous athletics. They also come with several capabilities such as IPX7 waterproof certification, Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity, and a built-in control module. The headphones are well constructed and are available in a variety of colors. They were built for sport and their build and design have proven them to be a worthwhile purchase for those on a budget looking for good sound and a few extras.

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