They are just as customizable as the 100s, with different colorways for the exterior and free laser engraving. And for you butterfingers types, the XS headphones are built to military specifications, so you can drop them without fear of flushing your money down the drain. The XS is available now for $200, about half the price of those dumb Beats you're lusting after.
Evan Scott Schwartz is the Tech editor for Supercompressor. His old white earbuds have turned gray, and are now in the trash.