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Sennheiser HD 228

Sennheiser HD 228
alaScore 79

616 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 616 reviews of Sennheiser HD 228. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and bass quality are generally positive. The comfort and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative opinions about the reliability.

sound, price, comfort, bass quality, portability

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser HD 228 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 616 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sennheiser HD 228

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 159 user reviews of Sennheiser HD 228 from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the portability and comfort. The bass quality and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

sound, price, bass quality, comfort, portability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser HD 228 Closed back On ear Stereo Headphones - BlackSennheiser HD 228 Closed back On ear Stereo Headphones - White

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Amazon.com review summary for Sennheiser HD 228

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 139 user reviews of Sennheiser HD 228 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the usability and portability. The comfort and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability.

sound, price, comfort, portability, usability

reliability

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser HD228 Closed Back Headphone Optimized for iPod/iPhone/MP3/and Music PlayersSennheiser HD228 Closed Back Headphone Optimized for iPod/iPhone/MP3/and Music Players (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Sennheiser HD 228 Closed Back Headphone with Excellent Bass

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Sennheiser HD 228 review

 

The packaging for these on-ear headphones touts explosive bass, but you can have too much of a good thing. While the full range of frequencies was properly reproduced and detailed, it was almost overwhelmed by a ferocious low-end – much like leaving a...

Comfortable and clear sounding, but the huge amount of bass is an acquired taste.

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Sennheiser HD228 Black Headphones [Review]

 

Underperforming headphones that are overpriced

Lightweight design, decent mid range performance

Poor bass response, flimsy build, too expensive for the performance on offer

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Sennheiser HD 228, White Headphones

 

The Sennheiser HD 228, White Headphones are dynamic, closed, supraaural headphones, 1.4 meter cable and a 3.5 mm straight plug.

Powerful neodymium magnets and lightweight diaphragms for stereo sound with outstanding bass performance Closed supraaural design blocks outside noise; creates a controlled environment for better sound Individually adjustable earcups with extra soft...

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Sennheiser HD 228 Black Headphones

 

The Sennheiser HD 228, Black Headphones are dynamic, closed, supraaural headphones, 1.4 meter cable and a 3.5 mm straight plug.

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Great Portable Lightweight Headphones

 

I needed a replacement pair of mid-size headphones in addition to my in-ear headphones. I saw these advertised and having a positive similar experience with Sennhieser headphones I decided to give them a try. First I wanted a comfortable pair of...

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

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Good Sound for a Lightweight Headphone

 

Warm sound with good base response. A good lightweight headphone if you can get it at a bargain price, as it\'s not worth the list price.

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

All Plastic Constuction

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Great little headphones with big sound.

 

I am a legally blind man over 50. I use these Sennheiser headphones to listen to my audio books. I get a clean crisp sound with plenty of bass. They are comfortable enough to wear for long periods, which is a plus when it comes to listening to audio...

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

Cord Too Short

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Sennhesier does it again!

 

I wanted some over-the-ears headphones as a option to my earbuds, and I am happy with the Sennheiser HD 228 as my choice. Very comfortable, good sound and just enough bass boost for my taste. A great buy for the money!

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

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Good sound

 

These phones provide clearity to sound sources that are otherwise a bit garbeled. Plus good bass.

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

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some shortcomings

 

I use these headphones on the subway on my way to school. No problems there. Isolation is good and sound is great. They look stylish and are extremely comfortable. You won't even feel them on your head. There are flimsy, however. People who tend to...

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

Flimsy Construction

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone:Not Applicable
Indoor/Outdoor :Outdoor
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:Mini / Leightweight
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