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Etymotic Research HF3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 441 reviews of Etymotic Research HF3. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and bass quality. The price and comfort are also appreciated, but reviews about the reliability and portability are different.

sound, comfort, price, bass quality, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Etymotic Research HF3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Etymotic Research HF3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Etymotic Research HF3 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the price and usability are on the whole positive. The noise isolation and comfort are also appreciated. The reliability and size get negative views, while views are divided on the bass quality.

sound, comfort, noise isolation, usability, price

durability, portability, size, reliability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Etymotic Research HF3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 337 user reviews of Etymotic Research HF3 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. People really like the usability and bass quality. The price and comfort also get good opinions, but there are mixed opinions on the portability and reliability.

sound, comfort, price, bass quality, usability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Mark Brezinski (reviewed.com)

Etymotic Research hf3

 

A scientific, in-depth analysis with side-by-side comparisons

The Etymotic hf3s are a great set of headphones for their price. They have their own approach to frequency response, and while that doesn’t really mesh with our testing approach, they have some solid reasoning behind their choices. The headphones also...

Dec, 2010

TOP REVIEW SHOP - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Expert review by : Mikhail Lifshits (topreviewshop.com)

Etymotic HF3 Earphones

 

A very well-known name in the audio world, Etymotic Research has always stood for accuracy and fidelity. Their latest budget-priced model that we recently reviewed - the MC5, successfully extends the company's philosophy to a lower-end market but the...

Stellar noise isolation; impeccably clear, detailed, balanced, and accurate sound; comes in three flavours of varying smartphone functionality

Deep-insertion form factor can take time getting used to; neutral and balanced sound won’t appeal to everyone

The Etymotic HF3 is a thoroughly modern, iPhone-compatible take on the classic Etymotic design philosophy. The single balanced armature transducer produces sound with the highest attainable levels of clarity and detail. Like the flagship ER-4 model,...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Paul Stamatiou (paulstamatiou.com)

Review: Etymotic hf3 Earphones

 

Many of you probably haven't heard of Etymotic before. They only manufacture high-end audio gear but have definitely made a name for themselves in the consumer audio space in the last few years. Etymotic is known for some of their rather eccentric...

Checkout the Etymotic hf3 earphones on Amazon.

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Etymotic Research hf3 Headset

 

An updated in-line remote marks the difference between the hf3 headset and its predecessor.

Feb, 2012

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Etymotic Research hf3

 

These Etymotics deliver serious hi-fi in a stylish little package

Detailed, direct and crisp; excellent dynamics; stylish; can take custom buds

Invasive fit; can be pushed to brightness by poor recordings

Expert review by : Andrew Harrison (techadvisor.co.uk)

Etymotic Research hf3 review

 

The Etymotic Research hf3 is a high-end canalphone headset from the master of the art of in-ear earphones.

The Etymotic Research canalphone was the original and the Etymotic hf3 sits easily among the very best earphones available at any price. With the hf3, Etymotic Research is offering a superbly balanced earphone/mic combination that will bring out music...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : Techworld (techworld.com)

Etymotic Research hf3 review

 

The Etymotic Research canalphone was the original and the Etymotic hf3 sits easily among the very best earphones available at any price. With the hf3, Etymotic Research is offering a superbly balanced earphone/mic combination that will bring out music...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (officedepot.com)

Balanced Sound Reproduction with Noise Isolation

 
Apr, 2014

Consumer review (officedepot.com)

Balanced Sound Reproduction with Noise Isolation

 

Please read my experience with these because there are some important features you should always consider with headphones and ear buds.

Apr, 2014

Consumer review (head-fi.org)

HF3 - Custom Fit Makes all the Difference

 

After being disappointed by the Apple In-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic, I decided to explore a set from a well-regarded company in the audio world. I had to pick something with Apple's in-line iPhone controls that could get good isolation and fit....

Great sound & isolation with reasonable comfort

Hard to find in stores, buttons, cord is a bit too long

Nov, 2011
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