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KEF M400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of KEF M400. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The sound and durability also get good views. Some have doubts about the bass quality and portability. Reviews are divided on the price.

usability, durability, sound, design, size

portability, bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the KEF M400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

KEF M400 review

 

Like Bower's and Wilkins, KEF is a British company that was known for its loudspeakers before entering the consumer headphones arena. We were pretty impressed by its first on-ear headphone, the somewhat pricey M500 , and also like the model reviewed...

The KEF M400 have metal parts and a sturdy design and are relatively comfortable for an on-ear . They come in a few different eye-catching colors, offer good sound and include a detachable cord with an integrated Apple-friendly inline remote/microphone...

Somewhat expensive; somewhat bass heavy (which may please some and not others).

KEF's M-400 may not be an exceptional on-ear headphone for the money, but it's certainly competent and attractively designed.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by (cnet.com)

KEF M400 (Racing Blue)

 

With its metal chassis and sturdy headband, the build quality offers little to complain about, and the headphones fold up to fit in a nice neoprene carrying case. That case comes with a small V-shaped free-floating divider to keep the headphones finish...

The KEF M400 have metal parts and a sturdy design and are relatively comfortable for an on-ear . They come in a few different eye-catching colors, offer good sound and include a detachable cord with an integrated Apple-friendly inline remote/microphone...

Somewhat expensive; somewhat bass heavy (which may please some and not others).

KEF's M-400 may not be an exceptional on-ear headphone for the money, but it's certainly competent and attractively designed.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

KEF M400

 

A little light on accessories for the price, KEF's M400 on-ear headphones do offer a high quality, notably bass-forward, audio experience.

Powerful audio performance with rich, full-bodied bass and solid balance between lows and highs. Detachable cable with inline remote and mic.

Doesn't include many accessories. Purists might find the sound a bit bass-heavy, lacking at times in the higher frequencies.

Performance and Conclusions On tracks with sub-bass content, like The Knife's "Silent Shout," the M400 delivers robust, deep bass response, and doesn't distort at top listening levels. At moderate volumes, the sense of fullness in the lows is still...

Sep, 2015

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Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (soundandvision.com)

KEF M400 Headphone Review

 

Smooth, highly detailed sound; Svelte good looks; User-replaceable cables

Headband padding is too thin

May, 2016

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

KEF M-400 headphone (review): Looks classy, sounds good

 

Like Bower's and Wilkins, KEF is a British company that was known for its loudspeakers before entering the consumer headphones arena. We were pretty impressed by its first on-ear headphone, the somewhat pricey M500, and also like the model reviewed...

The KEF M400 have metal parts and a sturdy design and are relatively comfortable for an on-ear . They come in a few different eye-catching colors, offer good sound and include a detachable cord with an integrated Apple-friendly inline remote/microphone...

Somewhat expensive; somewhat bass heavy (which may please some and not others)

KEF's M-400 may not be an exceptional on-ear headphone for the money, but it's certainly competent and attractively designed.

Dec, 2015

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

KEF M400 review

 

Like Bower's and Wilkins, KEF is a British company that was known for its loudspeakers before entering the consumer headphones arena. We were pretty impressed by its first on-ear headphone, the somewhat pricey M500 , and also like the model reviewed...

The KEF M400 have metal parts and a sturdy design and are relatively comfortable for an on-ear . They come in a few different eye-catching colors, offer good sound and include a detachable cord with an integrated Apple-friendly inline remote/microphone...

Somewhat expensive; somewhat bass heavy (which may please some and not others).

KEF's M-400 may not be an exceptional on-ear headphone for the money, but it's certainly competent and attractively designed.

Dec, 2015

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