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Philips SHS4842

alaTest has collected and analyzed 204 reviews of Philips SHS4842. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and usability. The price and sound also get good comments, whereas there are some mixed views about the size. Many are less positive about the bass quality and durability.

comfort, sound, price, usability, portability

durability, bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Philips SHS4842 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 167 user reviews of Philips SHS4842 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 portability and usability are generally positive. The price and sound also get good feedback. Reviews are divided on the size. The bass quality and durability get less positive opinions.

comfort, sound, price, usability, portability

durability, bass quality

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips Adjustable Earhook Headsphones SHS4842/28 (Purple)Philips Adjustable Earhook Headsphones SHS4842/28 (Purple)

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: sevenbelles (

Phillips Headphones have great sound quality ”


Phillips Headphones in 5 colors are a great buy for older children or grownups. We had bought this for my daughter in purple. She loves them She is 12 and still growing, Her ears were a little small though to hold the ear part. The sound quality was...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: Andi30 (

good for the price


Comes in Philips packaging, good sound.if you have v small ear might not be idle. though its adjustable. Great look. Overall happy for the price paid.

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: fiona (

pretty poor


earphones were not the colour they stated on website, they were purple. also they should state not suitable for children or teenagers as they are of no use whatsoever for my son.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Jan (

Great Purchase


Very good purchase the sound quality is good and they fit snug around the ear

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: ASH (




Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: anthony (

Philips SHS4842 Adjustable iPod Ear Hook Headphones - Blue


These have been the best earphones I have bought in this price range.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Deede1 (

Great purchase


Ideal for sport, they stay put. Great.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: caroline (

just what i wanted


these earphones were to replace bulky ones i used to watch tv in bed very happy would definately buy again

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Joanna (

good value for money


nice pair of headphones.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: paul (

Does the job......


the headphones give a good quality sound, and rest comfortably on the ears even when running/ exercising. only downside is that the headphones may not fit everyone's ears. Overall, they are value for money.

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications


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

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone:No / Not Applicable
Indoor/Outdoor :Outdoor
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:In Ear / Mini / Leightweight