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6.8 out of 10

Philips SHS5200

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Overall 10
10

Reliable earphones

Pablo Z., Newegg
14 October 2012
  • Pros: Ive owned these headphones for about 4 years. These light weight headphones are built to last. Extended use and storage in my pack does not warp the band. The cloth cord material prevents tangling and allows them to be packed up neatly. The length is also ideal.
  • Cons: The reflective material on the back of the band is nice but it does flake away.
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid cubicle headphone

Matthew H., Newegg
18 April 2012
  • Summary: I use these in my cubicle at work to listen to music all day. They work perfectly for that purpose. I don't have other experience with these than that.
  • Pros: Comfortable, seemingly durable, easy on, easy off
  • Cons: Cord not so long, sound quality not great
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Overall 8
8.0

workout headphones

Ernest S., Newegg
20 January 2012
  • Summary: This is the second set of these I've owned. I use these while i exercise. I can't find anything that stays on my head better for a comparable but I have different set for serious listening.
  • Pros: stay on my head while jogging better than anything else I've found
  • Cons: sound bleeds out because it is difficult to get these snug, sound quality could certainly be better
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Overall 10
10

WOW great sound for the $$$

ANDREW I., Newegg
6 December 2011
  • Summary: For the money this was a great headset to buy
  • Pros: All good smart build
  • Cons: What bad none
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Overall 8
8.0

Acceptable Headphones

Anonymous, Newegg
10 November 2011
  • Summary: I have owned logitech gaming headphones and though these are clearly not up to those standards, they are very nice for all your pc or MP3 needs.
  • Pros: - Came as advertised, Very comfortable, and sturdy design for a "cheaper priced" pair of headphones. Sound Quality is very clear and has a wide decibel range for volume. Great for listening to music, blogs and even gaming. The reflective rim of the headphones show up really well if you exercise in the evenings and are concerned about safety.
  • Cons: Cord is somewhat short, however this can potentially be a good thing if your like me a constantly run your chair over the cord.
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Overall 8
8.0

The best for the price

Shawn M., Newegg
7 October 2011
  • Summary: If you want great sound for a cheap price, these are the headphones to buy.
  • Pros: -The best sound quality from a cheap pair of headphones
  • Cons: -As others have stated, after wearing them for a prolonged period they start to hurt the ears.
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Overall 10
10

Great headphones

Devin O., Newegg
20 September 2011
  • Summary: -I don't really believe the 12-24Khz specs on these, but they do sound much better than I expected. I have the Sennheiser HD201 and they sound quite nearly as good. Extremely glad I decided to buy a pair of these after having good luck with them 10 years ago in an earlier iteration. A must have if you are into supra-aural headphones.
  • Pros: I owned a pair of these about 10 years ago and they have made some great advances in the hardware. Just tested these new ones with my reference speakers, and they are surprisingly flat considering their slim profile and excellent price
  • Cons: -Thin, yet woven cord could be prone to really, really bad knots if you keep your cable disorganized.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Anonymous, Newegg
3 August 2011
  • Summary: If you're just casually listening to music these are great! however if you're an audiophile.. stop being cheap and look elsewhere!
  • Pros: I've had these for yeeeaaars. I bought them one day at target and the build quality is great for the price! I've tormented these things over the years and they've never frayed due to their threaded cord weaving and safety cord at the left ear piece.
  • Cons: The sound quality isn't that great. (You get what you pay for in that sense).
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Overall 10
10

Very good, but definitely not the best...

Michael G., Newegg
18 February 2011
  • Summary: Bought 3 of them to replace all my family's old ones, at $12/ea ($10 Newegg discount) you can't really beat the quality for the price.
  • Pros: 1. Good bass without having to crank the volume.
  • Cons: The mid-high frequencies are just a tad louder than the rest, so these headphones are slightly off level in the equalizer area.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great sound and it hurts your ears at the same time

Ernesto R., Newegg
8 January 2011
  • Summary: Newegg as always a leader in shipping...good job. Especially when I needed to replace it my broken one before my day at the gym.
  • Pros: These headphones are great for many reasons:
  • Cons: The only con that bothers me to remove an egg when a long time of use it can hurt your ears. I had to take a break and remove it from my ears for a couple of minutes.
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