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Meze 99 Classics

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of Meze 99 Classics. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and comfort. The durability and design also get good feedback, but there are some negative views about the size. There are some mixed opinions about the bass quality and portability.

sound, design, durability, comfort, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Meze 99 Classics is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Tim Gideon (

Meze 99 Classics


The Meze 99 Classics are handsomely designed headphones that deliver an exciting audio experience.

Excellent audio performance with articulate highs and ideal bass response. Comfortable fit. Lots of accessories, including detachable cables with inline remote controls.

Expensive. Bulky design not necessarily ideal for mobile use.

Performance and Conclusions On tracks with powerful sub-bass content, like The Knife's "Silent Shout," the 99 Classics deliver a perfect balance of bass depth and high frequency definition. The lows on this track sound truly powerful—there's definitely...

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (

Meze 99 Classics Headphones Review


It's easy to be distracted by the Meze 99 Classics' good looks, but they're also great-sounding headphones.

Handsome design; Extraordinary build quality; Rich sound

Doesn’t fold for compact storage

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (

A very personal review of the Meze 99 Classics


The review you are about to read is very personal and contains details some might find boring or unimportant. You have been warned. My personal search for a great headphone began with a love for music. As my tastes changed over the ears, getting very...

Design, overall sound quality, soundstage, value for money, easy to drive

Nothing of importance, see details

Mar, 2017

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Warm + Friendly sound, elegant design and a premium package for a small price!


Introduction Meze Classics 99. The title says it all – great potential and elegant style. Head-fi banners showing a classy headphone started popping up a while ago and you can't stop but wonder, how does that sound like? Meze is a Romanian headphone...

Instrument texture, Instrument Separation, Soundstage, Vivid presentation, Great potential for EQ, Price is very good

Pads are a bit small

Mar, 2017

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Earth and Fire, Wind and Water - A Review of the Meze 99 Classics


The goal I set out with—the idea that drove me—was to find a set of portable cans which performed well enough to not make me crawl, desperate and hungry, back to my Top Of The Line IEMs. As much as I like the sound of my Sennheiser Momentums, they are...

Tuning that shines with every device. Comfort. Detachable Cable. What a looker!

Needs mods for custom cable, or a Meze proprietary plug.

Feb, 2017

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The 99 Classics’ organic and natural sound is truly special.


WOOD IS GOOD “Are those new? They look stylish.” “New headphones? They're spiffy.” “Ooo, I love those.” I can't make this stuff up folks. There's been no shortage of compliments since donning the Meze 99 Classics headphone at my office. Yes, you read...

Warm and immersive sound. Excellent attention to details in build and design.

Narrow ear pads can cause discomfort

Oct, 2016

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Fun Sound, Refined Build, and Classic Style.


-Introduction- I've reviewed for Meze once before, and gave their new 11 Neo earphone high praise. However, it was the release of the 99 Classics that really gained Meze the notoriety it has today. I'm lucky enough to be able to bring you a review of...

Tight, punchy bass, comfort, solid build, excellent case, no plastic

Loss of treble resolution in busy songs, cable very long

Oct, 2016

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A-meze-ing! If 309 USD are still not enough to reach reference high end sound... Romania is seriously working on it!


There already are a lot of reviews available for the Meze 99 Classics. So, why writing another one? Well, I used to buy and sell a respectable amount of headphones since approx. 7 years now - when the fever started - and never reviewed one of them...

Amazing allrounder, nicely crafted piece of audio equipment setting a new standard for the price, lovely midrange, customer experience with Meze

Earcups could be a tad larger and the bass a bit tighter with some music genres and recordings, average soundstage, slightly microphonic cables

Oct, 2016

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Meze 99 Classics - A winner at a great price


Meze 99 Classic Headphone Review - Expatinjapan Head Pie 2 Meze 99 Classic with Centrance hifi-skyn Meze 99 Classic review (Silver walnut version) -expatinjapan The MEZE 99 Classics have been getting a lot of air time on...

Comfortable, well designed, balanced sound


Sep, 2016

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The Meze 99 Classics : simply, a great pair of headphones


The Meze 99 Classics : simply , an wonderful headphone. Introduction : Usually in life you get high end headphones that deserve lots of praise and they cost lots of money, but is not always true that more expensive mean particularly better. In this...

Detailed sound quality,great built quality, design

synthetic leather,small ear pads that gets warm after long use

Sep, 2016

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