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Philips SHP8500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 reviews of Philips SHP8500. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviews about the bass quality and comfort are generally positive. The price and design are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the portability.

sound, design, price, comfort, bass quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Philips SHP8500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Philips SHP8500 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Reviews about the bass quality and sound are on the whole positive. The portability and price get critical views.

comfort, sound, bass quality

price, portability

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips SHP8500/27 Hi-Fi Stereo Headphones

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: MJepson (

Very good though not perfect


I bought these headphones because I wanted to enjoy music at a high quality and I go to university so couldn't really buy speakers as they would be hard to take back on the train during holidays. These headphones sound really good, my house mate has...

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: irbdavid (

Good sound, but...


Excellent sound quality from these things, bass level is about where it should be, and they're pretty comfortable. Only thing that lets them down for me is that they don't do a great job of blocking external noise , and I'm told that the sound leaks...

Oct, 2008

Product Specifications

The Philips SHP8500/27 are comfortable and fully adjustable headphones with neodymium speaker drivers that deliver dynamic sound performance. High-quality linear crystal oxygen-free copper cable gives you the perfect listening experience. The 40mm speaker driver delivers sound without distortion, and the whole ear is covered to optimize sound quality. With an adjustable headband and comfortable ergonomic cushions, you just might forget you're wearing them.


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
Product Type:Headphones
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:Traditional Headphone