YATWIN YT-RUNNER PRO Bluetooth Headphones Review
Published on June 8, 2023, 10:37 a.m.
Looking for a pair of Bluetooth headphones that can keep up with your active lifestyle? The YATWIN YT-RUNNER PRO aims to deliver with its wireless connectivity, IPX7 waterproof rating, secure fit, and lengthy battery life. In this review, we’ll take a close look at the design, features, sound quality, and overall performance of these sport-focused wireless earbuds.
The YATWIN YT-RUNNER PRO are Bluetooth 5.3 wireless earbuds with an around-the-neck design. Key features include:
- 10mm dynamic drivers
- IPX7 waterproof rating
- Built-in microphone for calls
- On-ear controls for playback and volume
- Up to 30 hours of playtime per charge
- Fast charging (2 hours for full charge)
They come with different sized ear tips and sport ear hooks for a customizable and secure fit. Available in black, blue, or red color options.
Design and Comfort
The YT-RUNNER PRO have an athletic design with the bulk of the electronics and battery built into the neckband. The flexible neckband provides a comfortable fit and stays put during workouts. The angled earbuds come with sport ear hooks that contour to your ear for a stable and slip-free fit. Multiple silicone tip sizes help you find the right seal. Overall, the design is geared for active use.
With 10mm dynamic drivers, the YT-RUNNER PRO deliver pleasing sound with emphasis on the lows and highs. The bass comes through with decent depth and punch. Mids are slightly recessed but clear for podcasts and audiobooks. Highs have good presence without getting overly sibilant. The soundstage isn’t the most expansive, but fine for casual listening and workouts. Noise isolation is pretty good with a tight seal.
Features and Connectivity
Connecting to your device is quick and easy with Bluetooth 5.3. Wireless range is solid up to 30+ feet and maintains a stable signal even in the gym with other devices nearby. The built-in mic performs decently for phone calls. On-ear controls let you manage music, calls, and volume. Battery life is a major highlight, with up to 30 hours of continuous playback on a charge. The headphones also charge quickly reaching full in around 2 hours.
The YT-RUNNER PRO boasts excellent battery life, delivering up to 30 hours of continuous playback per charge. In real-world mixed usage, expect around 5-6 days of battery life before needing to recharge. The 300mAh battery charges quickly in about 2 hours. The neckband design means you likely won’t lose these headphones anytime soon.
With an IPX7 rating, the YT-RUNNER PRO are fully waterproof and can be submerged in 1 meter of water for 30 minutes. This makes them perfect for sweating through intense workouts, running in the rain, or listening to music by the pool without damage. The waterproof nano-coating protects the internal components.
The secure fit and sweatproof design makes these headphones ideal for workouts like running, hiking, cycling, or hitting the gym. The long battery life also makes them great for all-day wear at the office or while traveling. Just note the bulky neckband design isn’t the most discreet.
Overall reviews are positive. Users praise the secure and comfortable fit, lengthy battery life, and surprisingly decent sound for the low price. Some report occasional connection drops but nothing dealbreaking. The bulky neckband design gets mixed reactions - secure for exercise but not the sleekest for all-day wear.
Pros and Cons
- Great value and battery life
- Fully waterproof
- Fun sound with emphasis on bass
- Bulky neckband design
- Occasional connectivity drops
- Non-adjustable EQ
At the price of $25.99, the YT-RUNNER PRO offer excellent value. You get waterproofing, marathon battery life, and solid sound quality at a budget-friendly price point.
For under $30, the YATWIN YT-RUNNER PRO punches above its weight with strong battery life, waterproof design, and solid sound. The sporty design isn’t the most subtle for everyday wear but provides a secure fit for workouts and outdoor activities. For an affordable pair of workout earbuds, the YT-RUNNER PRO is a great value pick.
- Driver: 10mm dynamic driver
- Impedance: 16 Ohms
- Frequency response range: 20Hz - 20KHz
- Bluetooth version: 5.3
- Wireless range: Up to 10 meters (30 feet)
- Battery capacity: 300mAh
- Battery life: Up to 30 hours playtime (at 50% volume)
- Standby time: 350 hours (when fully charged)
- Charging time: 2 hours (for full charge)
- Waterproof rating: IPX7
- Weight: 30g
- Materials: ABS plastic housing, silicone eartips
- On-ear controls: Volume up/down, play/pause, track skip, call answer/end, voice assistant activation
The 10mm dynamic drivers deliver a frequency range covering deep bass to crystalline treble. Bluetooth 5.3 ensures quick and stable wireless connection to your devices. The IPX7 waterproof nano-coating protects the headphones during intense workouts and wet weather. With marathon 30-hour battery life, you can train for days between charges. The total weight stays at a feather-light 30 grams to remain comfortable for long listening sessions.
What’s In the Box
The YT-RUNNER PRO come with:
- Earbuds x2
- Secure-fit ear hooks x6
- Silicone eartips x6 (S/M/L x2)
- Charging cable
- Carrying pouch
- Quick start guide
How to Use
- Charge the headphones fully before first use
- Pair to your phone or device via Bluetooth
- Insert earbuds with desired eartip size
- Adjust ear hooks for a secure fit
- Use on-ear controls to manage music, calls, and volume
- Tap buttons to activate voice assistant
- Check LED indicators for battery level