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RHA SA-950i

alaTest has collected and analyzed 130 reviews of RHA SA-950i. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and comfort. The portability and price also get good feedback.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the RHA SA-950i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 user reviews of RHA SA-950i from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on People are impressed by the design and portability. The comfort and price also get good comments.

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97% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : David Carnoy (

RHA SA950i review


You may have never heard of RHA -- short for Reid and Heath Acoustics products -- but it's a small Scottish headphone company that makes some pretty decent products for affordable prices. We've taken a look at some of its in-ear models, including the...

The RHA SA950i on-ear headphones are lightweight, offer a comfortable fit (especially for on-ears), have a detachable cloth-covered cord with a built-in Apple-friendly remote and microphone, and they sound good for the money. You also get a three-year...

Earcups' glossy finish may get scratched over time and the headphones don't fold up for storage.

While the RHA SA950i may not excel in any one area, it's an all-around solid on-ear headphone that won't break the bank.

Dec, 2012

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (

RHA SA950i


The RHA SA950i is solid headphone option for bass lovers on a budget.

Quality audio performance with no distortion at top volumes. Affordable, but doesn't feel flimsy. Removable cable adds value. Cable has inline microphone and controls for iPhone, iOS and Android devices.

Can be uncomfortable over long listening periods. Highly-sculpted frequency response not for purists. Vocals on certain genres can sound a bit muffled.

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Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Tom Andry (

RHA SA950i Headphone Review


It's hard for me to believe that the RHA SA950i on-ear headphones only retail for $60. Sonically, they perform much better than their price would indicate - I can only imagine what they'd do for $200.

Fantastic sound ; Light ; Easy to operate controls ; 1.5m braided cable doesn't transmit sound

A bit bass heavy

Dec, 2012

Expert review by : Bob Buskirk (

RHA SA950i Headphones Review


Today we are taking a look at RHA's SA950i's which unlike the MA450i's they are an over-ear type of headphones. They are designed to be extremely light and easy

– Price ; – Great sound quality ; – Very comfortable ; – Lightweight ; – In-line controls and microphone

– Mostly made of plastic ; – No carry case / bag included

When I first received the SA950i’s I was a little skeptical at how well they would sound and if they would even be comfortable at all. Boy was I impressed only after a few hours of use! Most importantly let’s talk about how they sound. For being so...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Ken Rockwell (

RHA SA950i Review


Want tiny, inexpensive headphones with smooth, warm sound and great bass — and offer isolation and a remote control and don't need them to fold? Bingo!, here you go.

May, 2013

Expert review by : techPowerUp! (

RHA SA950i On-ear Headphones


The RHA SA950is pose an alright value for money ratio if you use Apple i-devices. Unfortunately, there is no Android option, although it would only take minor modifications to the already separate cable. The bass on these supra aural headphones is...

i-device remote, 3 year warranty, Good bass, Good wearing comfort, Light weight, User replaceable cable, Durable cable

Comfort not perfect, Midrange and treble performance not ideal, No Android option, Build quality less than desirable for the price

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : (

RHA SA950i On-Ear Headphones Review


Not everyone here can afford professional grade studio headphones that will rock your wallet up in the high hundreds, but I could be wrong. However, what I can promise is that nobody is coming to us to find the cheapest and worst quality headphones...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by : Electronic House (

Hands-on: RHA SA950i Headphone


What kind of sound does $60 get you?

Dec, 2012

Expert review by : Steven Iglesias-Hearst (

RHA SA950i Portable Headphones


Following on from the RHA CA-200 Noise isolating headphone review last week, Benchmark Reviews is all set to take a look at the higher priced RHA SA950i On-Ear Portable Headphones from Reid Heath Acoustics. The SA950i headphones are designed primarily...

Detachable braided cable ; Inline Remote and Microphone ; Good design ; Excellent bass response ; Reasonable value ; Small and lightweight and compact ; Bass doesn't cloud high and mid range ; Sound leakage kept to a minimum

Lack of horizontal pivot adjustment ; Not as comfortable as they could be ; Need amplifying to really shine ; Ear pads don't appear to be replaceable

Important: In this section I am going to write a brief five point summary on the following categories; Performance, Appearance, Construction, Functionality and Value. These views are my own and help me to give the RHA SA950i On-Ear Portable Headphones...

Nov, 2012


Expert review by : Luke Hill (

RHA SA950i Headphones Review


It would be fair to say that professional-grade audio and consumer-grade pricing are two characteristics that are usually considered to be mutually exclusive. In the SA950i pair of headphones, RHA aim...

Excellent audio quality ; Great balance between deep bass and high treble ; Comfortable, freely-adjustable fit ; Lightweight and rugged ; Clear speech-recognition from the in-line microphone ; Good set of input functions via the microphone-based...

Can cause ears to get irritatingly warm after a short period of time ; Input functions via the microphone-based buttons don’t work with all common devices

KitGuru says: A well-balanced set of lightweight headphones that provides excellent audio quality at a good – mid-range – price point.

Jan, 2013

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