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Sennheiser CX 870

alaTest has collected and analyzed 182 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the treble quality and comfort are overall positive. The bass quality and value for money also get good reviews. Reviews are divided on the mids quality. Many are less positive about the reliability.

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


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser CX 870 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 182 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Sennheiser CX 870


alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Sennheiser CX 870 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on

bass quality, sound, treble quality, comfort

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

This summary is based on the product: Sennheiser CX 870 Premium Ear-Canal Earphones with High Passive Noise Attenuation

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Best sound field is achieved when the buds seal in the ear canal. These earphones produces the best sound stage I have heard in a portable listening device.It takes a lot of adjusting to get them to seal properly the 1st few times , but well worth the...

Audiophile quality sound","Comfortable","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound


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Best bass ever


No need for bass heavy EQ setups with this EP\'s, Flat works just fine. If there was ever too much bass the 870\'s would be the ones to beat.

Compact","Good Bass","Good Value","Lightweight

Unattractive Design


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I love the headphones


Don\'t hurt my ears like every other set of earbuds

Comfortable","Compact","Durable","Fits Well In Ear","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight

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Decent Price for Good Sound


Not useful for listening to music since the earbuds have no markings for left or right. Only useful for hearing mono


Flimsy Construction","No Left Or Right Bud","Poor Value

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As advertised.


These earphones are a definite step up from the ones I\'ve owned previously.The sound quality, bass and treble, is much much better. Well worth the price paid. I\'ve only had them a short period of time, so I can\'t speak to their durability. But they...

Comfortable","Good Bass","Good Value","Lightweight

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Hearing excellence


Price is great. Sound is good. Good workmanship. Sound insulation is fair. Cord is a bit short.

Comfortable","Compact","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight","Stylish

Cord Too Short

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great sound


Excellent product

Comfortable","Compact","Durable","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight","Stylish

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This is the best investment I\'ve made


I\'m obsessed with headphones.If they don\'t fit right or if the bass dosnet boom, i get rid of them, but this headset is the best so far.

Comfortable","Durable","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound","I Love The Sound

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Great sound value!


I bought these earphones because of the Sennhesier name and the price. I am not disappointed with my purchase. The bass is vibrant and the overall sound quality very nice. I use these with my iPod Touch, my android phone and my computer. No complaints....

Comfortable","Compact","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight

Product Specifications


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

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone: Yes
Indoor/Outdoor :Outdoor
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:In Ear