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Philips SBC HC8440

alaTest has collected and analyzed 351 reviews of Philips SBC HC8440. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Comments about the design and comfort are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the treble quality and durability.

sound, usability, price, comfort, design

durability, treble quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Philips SBC HC8440 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 351 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 126 user reviews of Philips SBC HC8440 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Reviews about the reliability and comfort are generally positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, but there are some mixed reviews about the bass quality. Some have doubts about the treble quality and durability.

sound, usability, price, comfort, reliability

durability, treble quality

76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips SBCHC8440/05 Wireless HiFi Headphones - Black and SilverPhilips SBC HC8440 Cordless Headphones

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: steve127 (

best headphones out there for price


Very good headphones, good sound, hear everything.Use for xbox 360 and watching tv when noisy kids are playing in front room and late night viewing, as not to disturb wife/kids glad i got them. Battery last long as well.

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: workaholic (

great buy!


We bought the phillips SPCHC8440 headphones for my 24 yr old son to use while i work from home. I have had nothing but praise for the quality of this product from who is normally a very " victor meldrew" modern day version kind of lad. If he says they...

Light weight


Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: blondie18 (

great headphones


the best headphone wireless set ever my hubby loves them to play on his xbox 360 & i dont have to hear all the loud noice coming from it he says that the sound is very good & u can hear every detail .Also good late at night 4 listening to the tv in bed...

fits small or large heads

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: Anonymous (




Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: bedford (

Philips SBCHC8440 cordless headphones


An excellent sound quality and comfortable in use product. Had to select channel 2 operation as channel 1 clashed with the setting of another cordless headphone set that I use.

light and comfortable

would be better if three channels were available

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: TheBolt (

Good Cheap Headphones


Philips SPCHC8440 cordless headphones are cheap but I think a excellent buy,I would recommend anybody who wants a good set of headphones,you won't be disappointed.

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Dastardly9 (

Pleasantly Surprised!


I ordered these not expecting a great deal, having read reviews of other models, some a lot more expensive. I could afford these and, on paper, they looked good. When I received them, they were easy to connect and I was very pleased with the sound...

May, 2010

Consumer review by: RichPW (

Good but not particularly attractive


Had these for Christmas a couple of years and they are great for using around the house. As it has a transmitter you are able to go up to 100m away from it meaning you can easily go anywhere around the house and in the garden as I often do. Decent...

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Brian (

Excellent purchase


These cordless headphones are brilliant. I plug the transmitter into my sterio and I am able to go anywhere in the house and still listen to my music without getting any interference and without disturbing anyone else. fantastic!

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: Andrew (

Cordless Headphones


Very easy to set up, comfortable to wear and good reception.

Sep, 2009

Product Specifications


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

General Features

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