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Shure E4

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of Shure E4. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and noise isolation. The comfort and bass quality are also mentioned favorably. Views are divided on the price, and some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Shure E4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Shure E4 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Opinions about the usability and noise isolation are overall positive. The bass quality and comfort are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability and price.

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90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Shure Sound Isolating Earphones E4Shure E4 - Headphones ( ear-bud )

Apr, 2015

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Shure E4


Wow. Wowie wow wow; I just love my E4's, and have had them for about 9 months. Everytime I fly, these are about the first thing I pack. I use them with my iPod, and poof - all that irritating background noise is just GONE. Instead, my head is filled...

Comfort: featherlight & compact; quality engineering: pure listening pleasure

Must be able to wear "correctly"; possibly not for everyone (?)

Jan, 2007

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Shure E4


Great sound, comfortable

Bass not amazing

Jan, 2006

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Shure E4


History: I owned a cheap ($20) pair of over-the-ear phones (Sony MDR-410) which I thought sounded pretty good, but I wanted some ear-canal phones. I figured I'd have to spend a little more to get good ones. I figured I would get excellent audio quality...

Great sound quality, rugged, nice travel case

Wires must be supported or they tug on your ears

Jan, 2006

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Shure E4


I've purchased several earbuds over the last few years and came to realize that when shopping for earbuds, you tend to get what you pay for. These are the most costly i've owned, and by far the worst sounding. I love the styling and construction, but...

sturdy construction, looks great, good design


Jan, 2006

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I spent a lot of money on these earphones, I was waiting anxiously for them and I wanted to like them but the bottom line is the base is almost non existent. I am definitely putting them deep enough in my ear and I am getting a very good seal from...

Nice mids and highs but what does it matter if there is no bass

Bass is non existent

Jan, 2006

Product Specifications

Sound isolating and unobtrusive Shure earphones are designed to deliver the incredible sound and performance that ear buds and other headphones simply can't. Don't go In Ear without them.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

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Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Shure