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Sennheiser IE6

Sennheiser IE6
alaScore 80

313 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 313 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and bass quality. The value for money and comfort are also appreciated.

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

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser IE6 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Sennheiser IE6 In-Ear Headphones


Sennheiser IE6 headphones equal quality for bass lovers!

The isolation feature is extremely effective, as it allows users to hear the music in the ear phones without being disturbed by the environment, but at the same time, without disconnecting them completely. Its compatibility fits a wide range of devices...

The dynamic driver of this device is poorly shaped and the product is not a first choice when it comes to its design either. Also, the Sennheiser IE6 is not effective enough for in ear monitors, especially when compared to its price

Part of a series of such products, next to Sennheiser IE 7 and IE 8, the Sennheiser IE 6 dynamic earphones comes with the quality the manufacturer used its customers with. A great device for rock and pop music listeners, this product is a true...

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Sennheiser IE6 Sound Isolating Earphones


The Sennheiser IE6 are the lowest in the IE series of Sound Isolating In-Ears however they are great performers and well worth their price tag. The IE6 deliver superb sound quality that will surely out preform many In-Ears in the similar price range,...

You can wear the IE6 directly in you ear or wrap then around you ear and insert them into your ear, both methods are great and will stay securely inside you ear. The design is a little outdated for me and I find the design of both the IE7 & IE8 far...

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Sennheiser IE 6 Noise Isolating In-Ear-Canalphone Review


With your purchase of the Sennheiser IE 6, you will find the following contents inside the box. Open the packaging and everything is laid out so pleasurable that you don't want to ruin such a good thing and frankly that will be the last time you see...

First-rate sound quality; Balanced audio; Great fitment once seated properly; Great looking canalphones; Cleaning tool and shirt clip is included; Packaging is real nice; Sounds larger than it is

Fitment is done in a particular way; Price will be a hard sell for some (worth the investment)

The Sennheiser IE 6 is something of an investment. You purchase one of these and you’ll never need to purchase anything else because it’s that good.


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Amazon review summary for Sennheiser IE6


alaTest has collected and analyzed 114 user reviews of Sennheiser IE6 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

sound, comfort, bass quality, build quality, treble quality


89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser IE6 Dynamic In-Ear Headphones - Old Version (Old Version)Sennheiser IE6 Dynamic In-Ear Headphones - (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Sennheiser IE6 Dynamic In-Ear Headphone

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They work!


I\'m 60 and now I know why I downloaded the songs I did to my Ipod. It\'s hard to find things of value and quality these days. These are great and worth more then I paid for them. Super sound and comfortable.

Comfortable","Easy To Use","Great Sound Quality

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Make your Iphone explode with sound!!


I have tried numerous other earbuds but have found these to be the best value for me!

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

Haven\'t found one

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WOW! Sennheiser understands my ears.


My musical tastes are eclectic, and with my IE6\'s, it\'s easy to go from soft jazz crooners, who sound as if they\'re whispering only to me, to heavy metal shredders and driving bass, with the re-creation of a live performance experience. The treble...

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

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excellent headphones


love the sound, excellent bass, good mids and highs just a good value

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

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2 tin cans and some string will sound better


I did not buy these from Newegg, and have nothing but praise for Newegg. Newegg ROCKS.

Not a single bit of praise for these

These are without a doubt, the worst sounding earbuds I have ever owned. They are anemic, tinny, sounding. I tried each of the 3 sizes of buds supplied and got better sound from a $10 pair of Skull Candy buds ; They would not "seal" no matter which...

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Sound amazing for the price. I have been through at least 6 different earphones and these have sounded the best out of all of them

They put to much money in the case and box? Could have saved a few bucks just on that

Product Specifications

With their dynamic drivers and powerful neodymium magnets, the IE 6 ear-canal phones deliver high-fidelity sound with an enhanced bass response. They also feature an excellent attenuation of ambient noise. Designed for tough use, the IE 6 have a rugged housing and a robust, Kevlar reinforced cable. They come complete with a protective case, different types and sizes of ear adapters and a cleaning tool. The IE 6 are ideal for portable AV devices like MP3, DVD and CD players, iPods, iPhones, or any other mobile phone with a 3.5 mm stereo jack.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:In-ear ear-bud (with over-the-ear mount)
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:10 - 18000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Cellular phone / Portable audio system

Dimensions & Weight



Model:IE 6
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sennheiser

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty