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Skullcandy Lowrider with Mic Athletic Review

Updated on May 18, 2015

Skullcandy Headphones

A deeper look into the quality and features of Skullcandy Headphones. Headphones are a practical item, we use them everyday for many occasions; They can be used at the gym, to silence our neighbors mowing the grass, make bath time more relaxing, or simply jam out. Make sure you know exactly what you're getting before you purchase the headphones.

Skullcandy S5LWFY-210 Lowrider with Mic Athletic - Purple

Other Available Colors

These headphones are available in orange, light blue, black, pink, and purple.
These headphones are available in orange, light blue, black, pink, and purple.


  • In Line mic for any phone with 3.5 jack that comes with control switch for Play/Pause/track control
  • DJ articulation (Better transition between sounds and notes)
  • Lightweight design, stashable and travel friendly
  • Frequency Response: 20-20K Hz (One hz is one vibration per second)
  • Stylish: Made with sleek hard plastic with 5 color choices

A Closer Look at the Headphones

Fits into phones with cases on them, even otterboxes.
You can not fast forward songs. Simple adjustments only.
Easy volume adjustment
One size, are somewhat bulky in build.
Hard to wear glasses and use
Updated sound quality
The cord is somewhat short
Sound great for the price
Not surround sound or noise canceling
Easy to store away and carry
Chrome scratches easily

Headphone Specifcs

Sound: 18-20k Hz delivers great sound quality. It doesn't have top of the line clarity like beats and some other fancy headphones that you'll pay hundreds of dollars for. But the volume and definition still have a solid kick to them. They aren't meant to be noise cancelling headphones but at full volume it's easy to tune out some quieter sounds that could act as distractions. The DJ Articulation ensures you get the best quality and sound experience at the price you're paying.

Price: An affordable price tag of $27.99, not too costly that it can still make a great gift or a way to spoil yourself with the leftover money from your paycheck.

Benefits of the features: The headphones come with a built in mic that makes answering phone calls a snap while getting an even more secure type of privacy. The mic also makes them suitable to be used for games if you don't have gaming headphones, they will suffice. The control feature allows you to pause music and navigate through music, which comes in handy especially during workouts.

Looks: Skullcandy is known for their ability to make cool looking headphones, that even picky teens will love. They come with a folding construction that makes them fit into purses or small compartments, which means no more hassle of being stuck carrying a solid headphone piece. The foamy ear pillows cover your ear without being too big or clunky. The skull decoration and chrome give them a cool and edgy vibe, while 5 color choices are available so you'll be sure to find a pair you love.

Quality/Durability: The headphones are sturdy, made of a hard plastic that doesn't easily break although the outer layers of paint can easily scratch. But accidental drops aren't much of a problem. The sound stays nice clear and loud for a long time. The nylon cord is stretchy and durable to prevent tearing/breakage. Unlike cheap ear buds, these headphones will last you a long time as long as you take proper care of them.

How They Compare to Similar Headphones

Skullcandy S5LWFY-210 Lowrider with Mic Athletic
Skullcandy Uprock Stereo Headphones - Navy/Hot Lime
Skullcandy Lowrider with Mic Stereo Wired Headphone - Pink/Black
Average rating: 4 stars
Average rating: 4.5 stars
Average rating: 3.5 stars
Price: $27.99
Price: $30.05
Price: $37.99
Built in mic
Mic1: Take and make calls
Soft memory foam ear pillows
Over Ear
Over Ear
Over Ear
5 colors
3 colors
2 colors


4 stars for Skullcandy S5LWFY-210 Lowrider with Mic Athletic

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