Skullcandy S5IBW-L650 Icon Wireless On Ear Headphone Review

Skullcandy is a company that offers headphones, earphones, hands-free devices, audio backpacks, mp3 players and other products. Talking about Skullcandy Icon Headphones, it is originally released as a wired headphone but now returned as a limited-edition Bluetooth release-free of wires. Skullcandy S5IBW-L650 Icon Wireless On-ear Headphones boasts a lightweight design, snug fit, and powerful sound profile. It has a longer battery life and has an integrated mic to take calls while enjoying music. It is wireless with Bluetooth 4.1 technology and has a TapTech call and track control feature for the ease of access.

Built to Ride

Icon is snug-fit and low profile that you can use it on mountain, in the skatepark or anywhere else. It is paired with essential tech, you’re good to go.

Longer Sessions

This headphone is backed with huge battery backup of 10 hours. A 10 hours battery life keeps you flowing from one spot to the next and you just don’t need to worry for the battery discharging while enjoying music.

Tap It

This headphone has just one button and that’s all. You just have to press the left ear cup to change tracks and manage calls and nothing more than that.

Music and Calls

This headphone has a built-in mic which lets you take a call whenever you need to. So just enjoy your music and take calls or reject it whenever you need.

Bluetooth Wireless technology

This Skullcandy wireless headphone has Bluetooth 4.1 technology which lets you connect your device fast. The Bluetooth range is next level. You will not experience any loss of connection within your entire house.

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What Do We like

Sound Quality

This headphone has a good sound quality with a good bass. The approach of sound is organic so the highs and lows are amazing.

Longer Battery Life

A 10 hours huge battery life will never let you down while listening music. It will let you enjoy your world without any interruption.


It is snug-fit and light weight. The cups are little small and soft enough to fit your ears inside so they are over the ear. The finish of the headphone is awesome. The grip is amazing. You can flaunt in public as it is stylish and has an elegant design.

In-built Mic

Take calls on the go or sitting still thanks to Icon’s convenient in-built mic. There is no need to take your mouth near the phone’s in-built microphone. It is very much handy to receive calls while listening to the music.

What We Don’t Like

Noise Cancellation

There is no noise cancellation feature in the headphone. You just need to be on the full volume to fully enjoy the music.

Build Quality

Build quality is not up to the mark. It feels like a cheap plastic.


Skullcandy Icon Wireless On-ear Headphones is snug-fit and has a low profile so that you can enjoy even on the mountains. You can have longer sessions as it has a 10 hours of battery backup. It has one tap control of calls and tracks you listen. It has Bluetooth 4.1 technology. It is stylish and has built-in mic. Apart from all the pros, it does not have noise cancellation feature and quite low build quality.

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Pranshi Agarwal

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