Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 12
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jamz1403 Absolutely love these!!!
I have order multiple pairs of these so I have them at home, office and gym. They are awesome. Hold up great and I am pretty rough on them. Just tossing them in my bad, yanking on the cord, etc.
27 January 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Verified Reviewer Should be the standard for all headphones!
I've used a plethora of other headphone styles and designs over the decades, by multiple companies, and these are the best I've ever used. They are lightweight, and fit comfortably around the ear. They are extremely compact, which makes it easy to store in the small pocket of my backpack when I travel and am not using them at a certain time. My ears are very sensitive, so the heavy styles of headphones totally put me in a ton of pain, along with the silly plug-style which don't fit and often fall out and hurt my ears as well. They are so light, sometimes I barely know I have them on when music is not playing. They are very rare and not sold in any store I've been shopped at in years, so people often ask me about them as they have never seen anything like these before. The sound is really excellent. The only reason I gave a 4-star on performance is that honestly, because of their compact size, they are incapable of producing the THUNDEROUS NOISE of the very large and expensive model headphones, which can never be beat. But the sound quality is just the way I like them. It's really perfect, but not overdone. I don't really like headphones that cancel out other outside sounds, because I always travel with my headphones on as I walk a lot. Not hearing traffic or other sounds that help me focus on my personal awareness is important in Los Angeles. The sound produced by the headphones is excellent though, and for their size, it is remarkable. One thing I don't like, is that one side of the cord for one ear is shorter than the other, which I've never understood. But this doesn't take away from the very high comfort factor or remarkable performance of this fine product. They last a long time, too. My current ones lasted about 4 or 5 years. I've been using this style since 2004. I know the first one was a different model than my current ones, but they were made by Philips. I have to buy some new ones now, as the sound just went out on them. But they are my 3rd or 4th set of this particular model. I would never buy any other kind of headphones, EVER. Maybe I should buy a few extra pairs and keep them as back-ups, just in case this model and style is discontinued in the future and I would have to resort to using headphone styles that make me uncomfortable. These are extremely affordable, and being on social security benefits, I rely on low prices while still getting a dependable and useful product, not to mention excellent in more ways than these that I've written. Thank you Philips, for making such a fantastic product. Or should I say products, PLURAL? Yeah. That's better.
29 November 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by SensitiveEars Love them!
Both me and everybody that tries my pair on LOVE THEM! They dont hurt your ears and they got a fantastic sound.
I have had mine for about 3 years now and the only things that Im not happy with is that they dont come in other colors and they are not sold anywhere here in Sweden. So I either have to travel and hope to find them in a store or order them, and that is sad because a lot of people would prefer these over some of the other products, if only they where awailable.
1 February 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Leslie666 Great Headphones, Hard to Find :<
I love these headphones, they are the only headphones I will use. So when the right side no longer seems to fit snug on my ear I went to look for another pair (or two) and as another review stated they are hard to find. I have many ear piercings and having earbuds just doesn't work, and these headphones stay on and I have no fear or worry that my piercings will be affected. I have never had any problems until now and I've been using these headphones exclusively for years and will continue to do so. I highly recommend these to anyone looking for a good set of headphones to use. Simply a great product!
27 July 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by purpleperson Great and Extremely Comfortable
I'm allergic to many plastics but the covers on these don't bother me at all! On top of that, they are SO comfortable and stay on during my workouts. the length of the cord is great, especially compared to some other head phones I have used, and the sound quality is extremely clear with a good Bass, especially for the price. The only worry is that you can't wrap the cord too tightly otherwise the wires inside break, but many products have the same issue. Only other complaint? they are hard to find!
16 March 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Tomazela Great but...
This device has a great sound quality however there is a lack of noise isolation what makes the device almost non-usable on med-high noise levels.
14 February 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by trainer Not durable
I liked these earphones... Until after less than 6 months the right side went out. I expected more from a Philips product. Will replace with something from a different manufacturer.
11 February 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Tiny Comfortable, sounds great, but not super-durable
I've been using these headphones for years now. They're so comfortable that I've actually fallen asleep in bed wearing them, woken up, and couldn't figure out where the music was coming from because I'd forgotten that I was wearing them.
I'm no audiophile, but I have used headphones that make me wince before - and these definitely don't. They please my ear as well as any sound system I've used.
I say that I've been using them for a couple of years. I've had to buy three or so pairs over that time - after several months the cable has become damaged, which happens to just about any wired product and may easily be due to my own carelessness. Most recently, I dropped them on a hard surface, after having had this same pair for about a year, and the left earpiece came apart. It looks like it could be fixed easily and seamlessly with glue, but that's where I'm at right now. ^.^
1 September 2011