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Sennheiser MX 550

alaTest has collected and analyzed 292 reviews of Sennheiser MX 550. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and comfort. The bass quality and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the reliability.

sound, price, bass quality, comfort, design

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser MX 550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 292 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sennheiser MX 550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Sennheiser MX 550 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the durability and bass quality are generally positive. The comfort and sound are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the reliability, while there are some mixed views about the design.

price, sound, comfort, bass quality, durability

reliability

42% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser MX 550 Stereo EarphonesSennheiser MX500 - In Ear Headphones - Black

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sennheiser MX 550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 173 user reviews of Sennheiser MX 550 from Amazon.com. 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.com. Reviewers really like the usability and comfort. The bass quality and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

sound, price, bass quality, comfort, usability

reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sennheiser MX500 Lightweight In-Ear Headphone (Blue) with Carrying Case

Mar, 2015

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Expert review by: Jammer (onheadphones.com)

Sennheiser MX500

 

Plug them in. They play music. Life is good

The buds have crystal clear mids. There is an inline volume slider. The buds themselves do not actually penetrate the ear canal; instead, they nestle in your ears

The package says “powerful bass response.” That’s most definitely an exaggeration. The bass response is average, at best. It's clean, just not powerful

Check the Amazon website here for more information on this product.

Mar, 2011
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Expert review by: Thomas DM (dvhardware.net)

Sennheiser MX 550 earphones review

 

Very good sound quality.

The volume control started malfunctioning after a few months.

Overall I like the Sennheiser MX 550 earphones because they sound really well. If you decide to buy these earphones keep in mind that the thin cables are pretty fragile and don't overuse the volume control or you'll need to go back to the store after a...

Nov, 2006

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

We can't recommend these headphones. The sound quality is below average, they lack bass and they're uncomfortable. A disappointing effort.

Volume control on cord

Poor sound quality, lacking in bass, Uncomfortable

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: Pocket Lint (pocket-lint.com)

Sennheiser MX-500 headphones review

 

Good sound, cheap

In-ear headphones can damage your hearing

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sennheiser MX 550

 

Sound quality is good and the price was reasonable

1. That round box that they come in is terrible. I ended up having to break it to get the earphones out ; 2. The 'sock' that goes over the metal part of the earphone split while being put on ; 3. They were not very comfortable. I have since bought...

Apr, 2008

Product Specifications

The powerful MX 550 earphones feature Sennheiser's innovative "Basswind" system, a symmetrical cable and an ultra-lightweight volume control.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:18 - 21000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Portable audio system
Type:Headphones

Header

Manufacturer:Sennheiser
Model:550
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sennheiser MX

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty
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