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Panasonic RP-HC200E

Panasonic RP-HC200E
alaScore 78

432 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 432 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the usability and noise isolation. The comfort and sound also get good opinions, but many are negative about the reliability.

value for money, sound, comfort, noise isolation, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Panasonic RP-HC200E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 432 reviews)

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Panasonic RP-HC200-Y Noise Canceling Headphones Reviewed


Most people know Panasonic as a manufacturer of electronics, particularly televisions. And if this review of the RP-HC200-Y noise cancelling headphones is any indication, perhaps they should stick to that.

The Panasonic HC200's noise cancelling properties are solid and perform as advertised, though it may not be class-leading. Also, the 60-hour battery life should be sufficient for all but the most diehard listeners ; The HC200 is reasonably stylish and...

For prolonged periods of wear, the HC200's weight can become an issue, as the pressure exerted by its ear cups and headband is fatiguing ; The cable, while long enough to be versatile, becomes easily tangled, especially at the Y joint, which may cause...

For a hair under $80 retail, the Panasonic HC200 headphones are wonderful at blocking out the outside world. The only problem is that Panasonic would have you believe that what the HC200 substitutes in the outside world's place is music, but it's not....

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Amazon review summary for Panasonic RP-HC200E


alaTest has collected and analysed 23 user reviews of Panasonic RP-HC200E from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on

sound, comfort, noise isolation, value for money, treble quality

78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones for iPod, iPhone, MP3 and Smartphone - BlackPanasonic RP-HC200E-W Noise Cancelling Headphones - White

Consumer review by:

Poor Fit


Bought a pair of these and they sounded pretty good, however even with the two extendable sides fully retracted they were too big for my head, and I'm told I got a big head (I'm 6ft 4in). Which meant they pushed my ears down slightly and as a result...


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First impressions - not bad at all and a great price


Always difficult to post a review when you don't have any specialist knowledge on the subject or even too much experience with other headphones. As such, I am sure others will give the precise details and technical reviews.

Product Specifications


Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
Dolby PL / AC3: No
Earclip: No
Neckband: No
Noise Cancellation: Yes

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone:Not Applicable
Indoor/Outdoor :Outdoor
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:Traditional Headphone