looking for headphones with styling along the line of Beats but don’t want to drop pretty penny for it? then the new SOL REPUBLIC Jax In-Ear Headphones might just be worthy of your consideration. costing just $39.99, the Jax is designed from the ground up and uses a newly developed i2 Sound Engines that promises to deliver powerful sound with clear highs and excellent bass. and like all good high-spec headphones, the Jax also features a flat cable design for a durable and yet tangle-free experience – all for less than 40 bucks. two versions of the Jax in-ear are available, one featuring a ‘Made For iPhone’ three-button inline remote with integrated microphone for use with your Apple devices, and one with a single-button universal control for use with other devices such as Android phones. both versions come with four ear tip sizes and like all other SOL REPUBLIC in-ear headphones, they are covered under the company’s exclusive Ear Tips For Life program where the maker will replace your ear tups anytime they are lost, misplaced or you just need a different size. at launch, the SOL REPUBLIC Jax In-Ear Headphones will be available in black-on-white and stellar-on-blue colorways, with more colors to come throughout 2013. so watch out for them.