iLounge - "The single biggest problem with the prior In-Ear Headphones was their shape; they were designed to look futuristic and cool, but didnt stay put in your ears. Apple has redesigned them with a more deluxe appearence, adding slim rings of metal and newly reshaped silicone ear tips that have a better chance of staying put."
Gizmodo - "After a history of offering lackluster earbuds, Apple has come through with a product that sounds really good and is reasonably priced, all things considered. The balanced sound and dual drivers makes all the difference in the quality factor."
Engadget - "The sound quality is pretty boss for the price (besting other, more expensive models we've checked out), and they're a huge step up from Apple's previous offerings."
CNet - "I've only been listening for a few minutes, but so far, it looks like Apple has delivered a worthwhile pair of headphones. They don't quite have the crisp, high frequency detail of the Etymotic HF2 headphones I had at my desk, but they blow away Apple's stock earbuds (not too difficult a feat) with a buttery low end and pleasant mids and highs. "