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Urbanears Zinken

Urbanears Zinken
alaScore 89

61 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the bass quality and value for money. The comfort and sound also get good feedback, but views about the soundstage and size are different.

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

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Urbanears Zinken is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 61 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Urbanears Zinken

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 12 user reviews of Urbanears Zinken from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk.

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

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Urbanears Zinken Headphones - Dark GreyUrbanears Zinken Headphones - PumpkinUrbanears Zinken Headphones - Petrol

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Urbanears Zinken (Petrol) Headphone Review

 

When I ask most audiophiles to name their most desired set of headphones, the pervading choice is almost always Beats By Dre. Forget the fact that the company makes over a dozen different types of cans. [...]

Good performance-to-cost ratio ; Comfortable ; Affordable ; Double duty TurnCable ; Cons ; Lows muddy up some of the high tones ; Fitting them comfortably is a bit confusing ; The Urbanears Zinken headphones are available at Amazon for $99 ;...

Lows muddy up some of the high tones ; Fitting them comfortably is a bit confusing ; The Urbanears Zinken headphones are available at Amazon for $99 ; nrelate_related .nr_sponsored{ left:0px !important; }NuForce HP-800 Accurate Monitor-Class Headphones...

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Urbanears Zinken review

 

Plattan and Bagis, two of the more popular lines of headphones from Sweden-based Urbanears, have gone up rapidly in popularity in just a couple of years. But not being one to sit on its laurels, Urbanears has now come out with the Zinken, its new line...

Simple yet elegant design ; Very functional, has a remote mic and can work on both a 3.5mm jack and 1/4 inch jack ; Tough and durable ; Sound quality is top notch ; Comfortable and ergonomic

The max volume is a bit lower when used on a mobile device

We started the review with a question about the worth of the Zinken: Does it justify its asking price of Php 7,950? A resounding yes! It’s comfortable to use, sounds great and has a very aesthetically pleasing and functional design. I dare say this is...

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Urbanears Zinken review

 

The Urbanears Zinken headphones bring DJ-style swiveling earcups to the party, along with a dual-duty TurnCable with both 3.5mm and 6.3mm connectors

Comfy, foldable design ; Great audio ; Switchable cable for 6.3mm inp

Pricey

At £120, the Urbanears Zinken are a fair bit more expensive than the Plattan (£50) but then they do offer some juicy extras in the form of comfort and that handy dual-purpose cable.

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Urbanears Zinken review

 

The Urbanear Zinkens offer strong bass, a stylish design and some handy DJ-friendly features, but they fail to impress with the overall sound quality so it's hard to justify the £120 asking price.

Stylish design ; Handy DJ features ; Strong bass

Unimpressive overall sound quality ; Build quality issues

The Urbanears Zinkens offer comfort and handy features, with a street styling to boot. Amateur DJs -- or at least those of you whose music tastes lie firmly in the electronic genres -- will appreciate the big bass. The audio purists won't get on with...

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Magically amazing

 

I use these every day, commuting to and from work and listening to music & movies at home and while I\'m on the road. They\'re super durable, very comfortable, the sound is rich and they fold in on themselves making them easy to stash in a bag.

Comfortable","Consistent","Easy To Use","Excellent Sound","Professional Features","Versatile

Product Specifications

Configuration

Active Noise Cancellation: No
DECT: No
Display: No
Dolby PL / AC3: No
Earclip: No
LCD Display: No
Microphone Boom Arm: No
Multi Compatible Gaming Function: No
Mute Control: No
Neckband: No
SCREEM: No
Sound System:STEREO
Speakers:STEREO

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Connection:3.5 mm Plug / 3.5MM/6.3MM PL / ONE 3.5 mm Plug
USB: No
USB Dongle: No

General Features

Compatibility:for 4 and more brands / Not Applicable
Ear Canal Headphone:Not Applicable
Form factor:Headband Headset
Product Type:Headband Headset
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:Headband Headset / Headphones
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