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Grado SR325e

alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 reviews of Grado SR325e. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviews about the bass quality and durability are on the whole positive. The price and comfort also get good comments. There are some mixed views about the reliability, and there are some critical reviews about the noise isolation.

sound, comfort, price, durability, bass quality

noise isolation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Grado SR325e is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Grado SR325e

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Grado SR325e from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the size and bass quality. The portability and durability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the noise isolation and price.

sound, durability, portability, bass quality, size

price, noise isolation

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Grado SR325e

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 user reviews of Grado SR325e from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Views about the price and durability are overall positive. The bass quality and comfort are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the noise isolation, while comments about the reliability and portability are mixed.

sound, comfort, bass quality, durability, price

noise isolation

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : David Carnoy Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com)

Grado Prestige Series SR325e: High-end headphones that deliver a clear and open sound

 

While they aren't for bass lovers, the SR325e headphones deliver very open, detailed sound that makes them exciting to listen to.

The sturdily built Grado Prestige Series SR325e headphones offer very clear, detailed sound and spacious stereo imaging thanks to the open-back design.

Some people may be fans of Grado's firm foam earpads -- but others may not be so enamored of their comfort level. No carrying case included.

While they aren't for bass lovers, the SR325e headphones deliver very open, detailed sound that makes for exciting listening.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Grado Prestige Series SR325e

 

Grado, which is based in Brooklyn, N.Y., and builds most of its products there, has not changed the iconic exterior design of the headphones and like its SR325 predecessors (the previous model was the SR325i), his model has the same firm, bowl-shaped...

The sturdily built Grado Prestige Series SR325e headphones offer very clear, detailed sound and spacious stereo imaging thanks to the open-back design.

Some people may be fans of Grado's firm foam earpads -- but others may not be so enamored of their comfort level. No carrying case included.

While they aren't for bass lovers, the SR325e headphones deliver very open, detailed sound that makes for exciting listening.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Sam Vafaei , Marc Henney, Jean-Christophe Lamontag (rtings.com)

Grado SR325e HEADPHONES

 

The Grado SR325 have good and open sound reproduction for critical listening. Unfortunately, they are subpar headphones for everyday use. They leak enough to be distracting to the people around you even at lower volumes and also will quickly fall off...

Good and open sound reproduction. ; Decent build quality.

Easily fall off your head. ; Poor noise isolation, by design.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Grado SR325e review

 

Best home on-ear headphones £200-£400, Awards 2016. The musical, detailed sound of the Grados makes them a truly top buy

Tonal balance ; Transparent across frequencies ; Expressive dynamics ; Good rhythmic drive ; Precise timing ; Fast, agile ; Rugged build ; Recent price drop

Nothing

Best home on-ear headphones £200-£400, Awards 2016. Remaining unbeaten at this price, these hugely revealing Grados are a compelling buy

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : David Carnoy Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com.au)

Grado Prestige Series SR325e: High-end headphones that deliver a clear and open sound

 

While they aren't for bass lovers, the SR325e headphones deliver very open, detailed sound that makes them exciting to listen to.

The sturdily built Grado Prestige Series SR325e headphones offer very clear, detailed sound and spacious stereo imaging thanks to the open-back design.

Some people may be fans of Grado's firm foam earpads -- but others may not be so enamored of their comfort level. No carrying case included.

While they aren't for bass lovers, the SR325e headphones deliver very open, detailed sound that makes for exciting listening.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : David Carnoy Steve Guttenberg (cnet.co.uk)

Grado Prestige Series SR325e: High-end headphones that deliver a clear and open sound

 

While they aren't for bass lovers, the SR325e headphones deliver very open, detailed sound that makes them exciting to listen to.

The sturdily built Grado Prestige Series SR325e headphones offer very clear, detailed sound and spacious stereo imaging thanks to the open-back design.

Some people may be fans of Grado's firm foam earpads -- but others may not be so enamored of their comfort level. No carrying case included.

While they aren't for bass lovers, the SR325e headphones deliver very open, detailed sound that makes for exciting listening.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Grado SR325e review

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Can these inconspicuous, no-frills headphones deliver top-quality sound? Or is the audio as stripped back as the design? We put them to the test to find out.

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (head-fi.org)

Pound for Pound, the Best Grado Out There

 

Well here's the long and the short of it: the new 'e' version of the Grado SR325 is the best one yet. And, IMHO it's the best Grado for the money. Here's why: I've listened to a lot of headphones. A lot a lot. More than anyone should. And as such, I've...

Value, Mod-ability, SQ

Comfort (maybe)

Dec, 2014

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

great sound

 

Great sound BUT I would suggest Grado improve the ear pads to improve lengthy listening

Aug, 2019

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Lots of detail heard effortlessly.

 

I was curious about Grado so tried this in the shop. If you want to hear all the details and mood of a track then this is the most effective headphone for it. Definetly I suggest you pair it with a good DAC even though its 32ohm: it makes a difference...

Aug, 2019

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