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Sennheiser IE 8i

alaTest has collected and analyzed 312 reviews of Sennheiser IE 8i. 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. Comments about the price and bass quality are overall positive. The size and sound also get good feedback. There are mixed reviews on the noise isolation and portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser IE 8i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sennheiser IE 8i

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 user reviews of Sennheiser IE 8i 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. Reviewers really like the reliability and design. The comfort and bass quality also get good views, whereas the durability and price get mixed reviews. Many are negative about the size and usability.

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89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sennheiser IE 8i

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Sennheiser IE 8i from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Comments about the design and durability are generally positive. The usability and comfort are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the portability and size.

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

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Chris Thomas (headphoneinfo.com)

Sennheiser IE 8i

 

The Sennheiser IE 8is are a newer pair of in-ears that have a few interesting features. With eight different sets of sleeves and optional ear-loops, it's not hard to see that Sennheiser really tries to make the listening experience a comfortable one....

Solid distortion performance ; Nice, even tracking

Not the greatest isolation ; Some quirks in frequency response

The Sennheiser IE 8is are a good set of in-line earbuds, albeit with a high price tag. While you’re likely to find cheaper headphones with comparable audio performance, the detachable ear buds allow for easy maintenance.

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : Chris Thomas (reviewed.com)

Sennheiser IE 8i

 

You can find similar performance for less, but easy maintenance means they'll last

Solid distortion performance; Nice, even tracking

Not the greatest isolation; Some quirks in frequency response

Overall, the Sennheiser IE 8i’s shortcoming is its pricetag. While they are decent earbuds, their cost is a bit high. Still, if you are looking for audio performance and longevity above all else, these are a great pickup. They produce decent quality...

Apr, 2011

Recommended!

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Sennheiser IE8i

 

Are these the best earphones for discerning bassheads?

Deep, punchy bass ; Customisable bass level ; Removable cable

Kinda ugly design

The Sennheiser IE8i show that earphones don't need six drivers to produce great sound. Using dynamic drivers, the low-end is more prominent here than in almost all pairs available at a similar price, but the quality of bass here is alarmingly good....

Jul, 2011

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

Sennheiser IE 8i review

 

There's much to recommend these over-ear cans, but at the money we'd want a better tonal balance

Secure and comfortable, lots of detail, enjoyable sound

Cloying bass, iffy tonal balance

Enjoyable enough, but they need to be better balanced tonally

Mar, 2011

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