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Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

Sennheiser CX 685 Sports
alaScore 86

538 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 538 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the bass quality and usability. The value for money and comfort also get good feedback.

sound, comfort, value for money, usability, bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser CX 685 Sports is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 538 reviews)

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Sennheiser CX 685 SPORTS


The Sennheiser CX 685 SPORTS earphone pair sounds fantastic, and if you can live without an inline remote and mic while exercising, it's a bargain.

Excellent audio performance with rich lows and crisp highs. Secure fit, with shock-absorbing, flexible materials that are sweat-proof and moisture-resistant

No inline remote or microphone for mobile devices—not ideal for an exercise pair

Sennheiser and Adidas teamed up a few years back to make exercise-friendly earphones, and the line was recently updated. The CX 685 SPORTS, at $69.95 (direct), is another well-designed, sweat-proof, moisture-resistant in-ear option from this...

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Amazon review summary for Sennheiser CX 685 Sports


alaTest has collected and analyzed 225 user reviews of Sennheiser CX 685 Sports from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on

comfort, sound, bass quality

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser CX 685 Adidas Sports In-Ear HeadphonesSennheiser CX 685 SPORTS In-Ear Canal Headphones - Black

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great sounding headphones


I bought these to replace my bose headphones with the similar tips (bose wire tore a common problem based on reviews). These headphones sound much more clearer than than the bose. I hear sounds in the music that I could not hear from the bose. The fit...

sound isolation

fit can be difficult


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Great earbuds for a music lover


I was looking for earbuds different than Apple ones that come with iPods because of their style that never stay in my ears when traveling. These have great sound along with a hook that fits around the ear to be seated perfectly for great listening.This...

They actually fit into my ears and not fall out

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convenient headphones for running


I absolutely love using these headphones. I had been looking for headphones for a while and these ones came in handy and i have no regrets. The sound is great and never gets distorted in high volumes a major concern i had. The bass is nice for such...

comfortable and classy

no mic

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Love the headphones


I absolutely love these headphones. Don't make the mistake of buying Beats if you're looking for a brand, those are just too pricey for a brand look. These are sooooo good and are perfect for working out too, don't fall out or anything and come with...

Sound, comfort, quality, looks

Great thus far

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I bought these headphones for my husband as a gift. He normally has trouble with headphones fitting properly or breaking easily. He loves these and they fit perfectly!This product has... Perfect fitAbout me... Budget Conscious

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Great headphones for the price


I have tried many headphones for working out. These are the best so far. Comfortable, sturdy and good sound. Reasonably priced.This product has... Perfect fit

Hold up well, comfortable

No case

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Durable and effective


I bought these primarily for exercise and walking around. The cord is long enough to slip my phone into my pocket. They earbuds stay securely in my ear even when I accidentally tug on the cord. The cord itself is rugged and doesn't stretch.The sound...

Solid construction, long cord, stays securely in the ear

Sound is average

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great buds for working out


Not very attractive in my opinion but do the job. Good sound for the money, and they don't fall out.

decent fit and sound

the initial use and figuring how to fit them in your ears right

Product Specifications


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

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone: Yes
Product Type:In Ear Headphones
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:In Ear Headphones