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Sennheiser CX 880

alaTest has collected and analyzed 473 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability and bass quality. The comfort and value for money are also appreciated. Many are negative about the reliability, while views are divided on the portability.

sound, price, comfort, bass quality, usability

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser CX 880 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sennheiser CX 880

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 55 user reviews of Sennheiser CX 880 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk.

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

reliability, portability

69% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser CX 880 Premium Ear-Canal Earphones with Lifelike Stereo Sound and High Passive Noise AttenuationSennheiser CX 880i Premium Ear-Canal Headset with Smart Remote and Mic to Control iPhoneSennheiser CX 880i In-Ear Headset

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Amazon.com review summary for Sennheiser CX 880

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 156 user reviews of Sennheiser CX 880 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com.

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

reliability, portability

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser CX 880 Noise-Isolating Premium EarbudsSennheiser CX 880 i Audiophile Quality In-Ear Headphone (Black)Sennheiser CX 880i Audiophile In-Ear Headphones (Black)

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Sennheiser CX880i Headset Review

 

CX880i

Excellent bass. Light and comfortable to wear. In-line mic and remote

Treble frequencies are overpowering at higher volume. Thin wires easily transmit friction noise

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Sennheiser CX880i review

 

Sennheiser's new in-ear headphones offer up some amazing sound quality

Good detail ; Excellent balance ; Smooth and mellow treble

Detail a bit lacking at first but soon warms to be very revealing

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Sennheiser CX 880 review

 

Sennheiser's CX 880 earphones have a surprisingly light and delicate sound. Their treble reproduction is particularly noteworthy – it's very clear, but suffered none of the harshness we've experienced from many earphones that emphasise clarity on high...

The delicate sound produced by the CX 880 set is well worth a listen, but they’re rather quiet and not as easy to upgrade as most earphones

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Sennheiser CX 880i

 

The Sennheiser CX 880i are iPhone headphones which sound great but take a lot of perseverance to achieve a good fit.

Integrated microphone and play controls ; Good sound for those who are patient

Hard to get a good fit ; Can be too shrill or too bassy ; iPhone only

This creates issues for sound quality as well. If you don't get a good seal, you'll find that the sound is overly forward. And while it sounds crisp, it can get tiring — you'll also experience plenty of outside noise leakage. Persevere too long and you...

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Exciting

 

I have never spent more than $30.00 dollars on earbuds until I got my first iphone. I purchased the Sennheiser earbuds and when I plugged them in I was transformed to another place. The sound is amazing, so clear and crisp. I feel like I am in the...

Comfortable","Compact","Great Sound

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No back order again, waste time

 

Back order waste too much time!

Great Sound

Falls Off\/Out Of Ear

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Excellent choice for portable HQ audio

 

Use with iPod\/iPad and PC. Comfortable and portable, though the volume control on the original CX-880 is more versatile.

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

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i fall asleep listening to music

 

I am a stage 4 cancer patient who cannot leave my place or even the sofa when the days and nights are rough. I rely on music all night and day to help me cope. Music is great therapy that I recommend to anyone. Using these particular earbuds allows me...

Clear rich sound","Comfortable","Compact","Excellent tonal range","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight","Stylish

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Great Sound and Bass

 

these compare to the klipsch s4i that i use to own. so far the klipsch s4i wins in comfort. but these sennheiser ocx 880 are awesome!

comfort ; ear hooks ; noise isolation ; clear sound and great bass

volume stick knob plastic. not as accurate. (but still works)

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Sounds better than Bose

 

I own a pair of Bose On-Ear 2 headphones, which used to be my favorite, but these outshine Bose. Balanced pitch and high fidelity.

Sound quality, comfortable to wear, cool looks

So far none

Product Specifications

Configuration

Active Noise Cancellation: No
DECT: No
Display: No
Dolby PL / AC3: No
Earclip: No
Integrated Amplifier: No
LCD Display: No
Mute Control: No
Neckband: No
Noise Cancellation: No
SCREEM: No
Sound System:STEREO
Speakers:STEREO
Switchbox from Telephone to Headset: No
Volume Control: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Connection:3.5 mm Plug
USB: No

General Features

Compatibility:Not Applicable
Ear Canal Headphone: Yes
Form factor:In Ear Headset
Indoor/Outdoor :Outdoor
Product Type:In Ear Headset
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:In Ear
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