Review: FIIL Wireless Bluetooth Headphone Are Worth the Price

There are a lot of high-end headphones vying for your disposable income, but many of them rely on celebrity endorsements and branding to justify their high price. Not so with the FIIL IICON Wireless Over-Ear Headphones ($349) from FIIL. These luxury headphones feature a beautiful design with a novel and elegant touch interface on the earpiece itself. There is also a companion app to help with audio adjustments and burn-in.

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While the FIIL IICON headphones are built for Bluetooth operation, they can also be operated via the included wired connectors. They include separate cables for iOS and Android, so you'll need to keep track of them if you plan to alternate phone platforms.

The earcups are very comfortable thanks to use of memory foam and leather. Most importantly, they offer great sound, especially the bass.

Pros

  • Beautiful design
  • Elegant touch interface and companion app
  • Wireless or wired operation
  • Very comfortable thanks to memory foam and leather
  • Great sound, especially bass

Cons

  • Pricey, but worth it
  • Need separate cables for iOS and Android (included)

Final Verdict

If you can justify spending $350 on headphones, the FIIL IICON Wireless Over-Ear Headphones are worth it. 

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Todd Bernhard is a bestselling (6+ million downloads) award-winning (AARP, About.com, BestAppEver.com, Digital Hollywood, and Verizon) developer and founder of NoTie.NET, an app developer specializing in Talking Ringtone apps including AutoRingtone. And his profile photo is of the last known sighting of Mr. Bernhard wearing a tie, circa 2007!

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip or in his pocket, but over the years, Mr. Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62. In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.