New Balance 608v4

New Balance 608v4
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100 users: 4.4 / 5
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  • The shoe is a saver for feet with problems.
  • Great arch and heel support
  • Wider toe area
  • Full-length comfort of the ABZORB┬« cushioning
  • A comfy shoe for walking up and down and around all day
  • A user who walks 10,000 steps a day recommends the shoe and its good cushioning.
  • Recommended for feet with weak ankle or pronation
  • The design of the front toe makes it visually smaller.


  • Some users who have worn 608 find the new 608v4 has less arch support.
  • A nurse finds the 608v4 does not have enough arch support for her needs and bought new insoles to improve it.
  • The leather of the heel of the shoe is rather stiff for support, but it can rub against the heel and cause sores.
  • For some wearers, the shoe tends to be larger and causes rubbing and blisters.
  • A user finds her shoe make squeaking suction noises on wood floors.

Product details

For users who wear their shoes heavily and who need to walk a lot for work, the shoe is a blessing. This newest generation of the classic 608 trainer features better cushioning and additional outsole flex grooves for more flexibility. It provides a comfy experience, no matter whether it is walking up and down in buildings or outdoors or in the wild. For some fitness lovers, the shoe is perfect with enough cushioning and plenty of toe room to avoid foot problems.

For those who have wider feet, the shoes are what doctors recommend. A lady with size 12W and annoying plantar fasciitis feel so much better wearing this shoe.

The newly-released leather look comes in mono black, white and grey. The women’s new sneaker offers fresh summer looks in white leather with a twist of pink, blue and twilight colors to choose from.

Just like every long-life sneaker, some feel the original version was the best. Some find the newest version is better. The good thing is, the 608v4 has received an overall high percentage of positive reviews and certainly worth trying for yourself and recommend it to others.


The shoe is generally true to size. But some users who have been wearing 608 in the beginning find that the 608v4 shoe runs slightly bigger and wider.


These sneakers have a variety of materials to select from, with fabric, suede and leather to chose from. On the tongue is the brand name and 608v4. The dual-density collar foam helps prevent irritation at ankles with a softer density foam while also providing support with a firmer density foam.

Midsole/ outsole

The shoe uses an EVA foam footbed for cushioning and IMEVA (injection-molded EVA foam) midsole for firm, yet flexible cushioning. Its flexible outsole helps the feet move more freely.

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