The Shokz OpenRun headphones have a new name, new packaging, and a new quick-charge feature. Formerly known as Aftershokz Aeropex, the OpenRun headphones utilize 8th-generation bone conduction technology to transmit sound directly from your cheekbones to your inner ear, bypassing the ear canal. This allows you to listen to music, audiobooks or podcasts while maintaining awareness of your surroundings because your ear canal is not blocked.
The OpenRun headphones have a wireless connection distance of 33 feet, are IP67 waterproof, and have a lab-tested eight hour battery life. making them prepared to hold up for whatever workout you have in store. If your headphones die, the quick charge technology allows you to charge your headphones for 1.5 hours of use in just ten minutes of charging. The headphones charge via a magnetic induction cable and the headphones have a moisture detection alert to keep your headphones working well.
Users have enjoyed these lightweight comfortable headphones that still allow them to hear road traffic while cycling or running. Other users complained of the headphones dying after two to three hours of use despite having a full charge. They also struggled with the volume not being loud enough. Many users experienced broken headphones after weeks or months of use; with sound cutting out in one headphone, broken buttons, or failure to charge.