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Should You Buy a JVC Headphones?

Matthew
Updated 22 January 2020
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should you buy a JVC Headphones?

JVC is one of the most popular headphones brands as well as being well known for its TVs and camcorders.

If you are thinking about buying a JVC headphones then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of headphones brands is compiled by analysing over 40,000 user and expert reviews and over 1,000 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,800 headphones.

JVC are recognised for their wide selection of popular and high quality headphones. Their headphones start at $6 for the Gumy Plus which has a driver size of 9mm, is an in-ear headphones and a headphones that has an in-ear style and go up to $131 for the HA-FX5 which has a driver size of 11mm, is an in-ear headphones and a headphones that has an in-ear style. The average price of a new JVC headphones is $24.

JVC are recognised for their wide selection of popular and high quality headphones.

Is JVC the Best Headphones Brand?

So are JVC headphones any good? We give every headphones a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all headphones we are able to impartially rank all the headphones brands.

JVC is ranked the No. 4 best headphones brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that JVC is the 4th best headphones brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
2,967 reviews
#2
92%
92%
2,959 reviews
#3
JBL
92%
92%
327 reviews
#4
JVC
Japan
88%
88%
744 reviews
#5
87%
87%
2,521 reviews
#6
Netherlands
86%
86%
62 reviews
#7
Beats
85%
85%
2,374 reviews
#8
AKG
84%
84%
211 reviews
#9
JayBird
83%
83%
388 reviews
#10
Bose
83%
83%
2,153 reviews
#11
JLab Audio
82%
82%
2 reviews
#12
Plantronics
82%
82%
1,166 reviews
#13
82%
82%
1,031 reviews
#14
Jabra
81%
81%
469 reviews
#15
Focal
79%
79%
79 reviews
#16
House Of Marley
79%
79%
476 reviews
#17
Razer
78%
78%
869 reviews
#18
JLab
78%
78%
46 reviews
#19
Urbanears
77%
77%
166 reviews
#20
Steelseries
77%
77%
814 reviews
#21
Beyerdynamic
76%
76%
104 reviews
#22
Audeze
76%
76%
75 reviews
#23
Logitech
Switzerland
76%
76%
191 reviews
#24
Aftershokz
76%
76%
102 reviews
#25
RHA
76%
76%
67 reviews
#26
Bang & Olufsen
75%
75%
169 reviews
#27
1More
75%
75%
82 reviews
#28
Shure
75%
75%
727 reviews
#29
Urbanista
75%
75%
64 reviews
#30
Monster
75%
75%
441 reviews
#31
Bowers & Wilkins
75%
75%
431 reviews
#32
Audiofly
74%
74%
56 reviews
#33
Wicked Audio
74%
74%
1 review
#34
FiiO
74%
74%
31 reviews
#35
74%
74%
6 reviews
#36
KitSound
73%
73%
8 reviews
#37
Japan
73%
73%
3 reviews
#38
Apple
73%
73%
1,329 reviews
#39
73%
73%
10 reviews
#40
Denon
73%
73%
12 reviews
#41
Master & Dynamic
72%
72%
98 reviews
#42
Marshall
72%
72%
34 reviews
#43
Fitbit
72%
72%
26 reviews
#44
Libratone
72%
72%
115 reviews
#45
Koss
71%
71%
100 reviews
#46
Samsung
South Korea
71%
71%
787 reviews
#47
71%
71%
27 reviews
#48
Moki
70%
70%
19 reviews
#49
SOL REPUBLIC
70%
70%
10 reviews
#50
NAD
70%
70%
26 reviews
#51
Betron
69%
69%
596 reviews
#52
HiFiMAN
69%
69%
17 reviews
#53
ifrogz
69%
69%
96 reviews
#54
Yamaha
68%
68%
4 reviews
#55
Edifier
68%
68%
12 reviews
#56
JAM
68%
68%
1 review
#57
Braven
68%
68%
5 reviews
#58
Brainwavz
68%
68%
23 reviews
#59
Anker
68%
68%
79 reviews
#60
Microsoft
67%
67%
34 reviews
#61
OnePlus
67%
67%
85 reviews
#62
Bragi
67%
67%
50 reviews
#63
KRK
66%
66%
64 reviews
#64
Definitive Technology
66%
66%
9 reviews
#65
Westone
65%
65%
3 reviews
#66
Accutone
65%
65%
6 reviews
#67
Crazybaby
65%
65%
17 reviews
#68
YURBUDS
64%
64%
60 reviews
#69
EARIN
64%
64%
17 reviews
#70
Nuheara
64%
64%
19 reviews
#71
Teufel
63%
63%
41 reviews
#72
JAYS
63%
63%
14 reviews
#73
Coloud
63%
63%
2 reviews
#74
Nokia
61%
61%
6 reviews
#75
Corsair
61%
61%
980 reviews
#76
iHip
61%
61%
0 reviews
#77
Cyber Acoustics
60%
60%
0 reviews
#78
Klipsch
60%
60%
0 reviews
#79
Sudio
60%
60%
35 reviews
#80
Motorola
59%
59%
5 reviews
#81
Scosche
59%
59%
1 review
#82
Mackie
59%
59%
0 reviews
#83
Cowin
59%
59%
5 reviews
#84
DEFUNC
58%
58%
2 reviews
#85
Verbatim
58%
58%
0 reviews
#86
SOUL
58%
58%
4 reviews
#87
Kensington
58%
58%
0 reviews
#88
Cygnett
58%
58%
7 reviews
#89
LG
South Korea
58%
58%
0 reviews
#90
Supersonic
United States
58%
58%
0 reviews
#91
Happy Plugs
57%
57%
1 review
#92
Veho
57%
57%
0 reviews
#93
Aluratek
57%
57%
0 reviews
#94
Adesso
57%
57%
0 reviews
#95
B&O
57%
57%
5 reviews
#96
Power Acoustik
56%
56%
0 reviews
#97
Stax
55%
55%
0 reviews
#98
Hamilton Buhl
55%
55%
0 reviews
#99
NXG Technology
54%
54%
0 reviews
#100
AWEI
54%
54%
3 reviews
#101
Sentry
54%
54%
0 reviews
#102
Adidas
54%
54%
0 reviews
#103
Direct Sound
54%
54%
0 reviews
#104
Fitness Technologies
54%
54%
0 reviews
#105
Noontec
54%
54%
0 reviews
#106
Samson
54%
54%
0 reviews
#107
DearEar
54%
54%
3 reviews
#108
PRYMA
53%
53%
0 reviews
#109
AIAIAI
53%
53%
0 reviews
#110
Senso
53%
53%
0 reviews
#111
Tracer
53%
53%
0 reviews
#112
Califone
52%
52%
0 reviews
#113
eKids
52%
52%
0 reviews
#114
Numark
52%
52%
0 reviews
#115
Vic Firth
52%
52%
0 reviews
#116
onanoff
52%
52%
1 review
#117
Wraps
52%
52%
0 reviews
#118
Vivitar
52%
52%
0 reviews
#119
Avid
52%
52%
0 reviews
#120
VisionTek
52%
52%
0 reviews
#121
Inland
52%
52%
0 reviews
#122
Kenu
51%
51%
1 review
#123
Hello Kitty
51%
51%
0 reviews
#124
Dynamode
51%
51%
0 reviews
#125
Tascam
51%
51%
0 reviews
#126
Xblitz
51%
51%
0 reviews
#127
Reloop
51%
51%
0 reviews
#128
HP
United States
51%
51%
0 reviews
#129
BuddyPhones
51%
51%
0 reviews
#130
Rockville
51%
51%
0 reviews
#131
Cord Cruncher
50%
50%
0 reviews
#132
TaoTronics
50%
50%
0 reviews
#133
OTL Technologies
50%
50%
0 reviews
#134
Altec Lansing
50%
50%
0 reviews
#135
PureGear
50%
50%
1 review
#136
Kicker
50%
50%
0 reviews
#137
Sephia
50%
50%
0 reviews
#138
Vivanco
50%
50%
0 reviews
#139
Blue Microphones
50%
50%
0 reviews
#140
SMS Audio
50%
50%
0 reviews
#141
Groov-e
50%
50%
0 reviews
#142
Grado
50%
50%
0 reviews
#143
Puro Sound Labs
50%
50%
0 reviews
#144
Xqisit
50%
50%
0 reviews
#145
Lindy
50%
50%
0 reviews
#146
Quad
49%
49%
0 reviews

Let's look at how JVC headphones compare to the other headphones brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All headphones Brands
JVC Headphones

There's a wide selection of JVC headphones available compared to other headphones brands, with 20 JVC headphones currently on the market in the US. JVC also have better reviews than the typical headphones brand, with the average rating of a JVC headphones being 81%.

The average review score for a JVC headphones is 81%.

JVC headphones tend to be cheaper than most other headphones brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Headphones
Average Price
$93
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $3,649
Price Distribution of All Headphones
No. Of Headphones
Average Price
$24
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $3,949
Price Distribution of JVC Headphones

What Do the JVC Headphones Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every JVC headphones to work out the average distribution of reviews for JVC and then compared this to the other headphones brands.

JVC logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
2
4 stars
3
3 stars
1
2 stars
1
1 star
0
JVC logo

User Reviews

5 stars
352
4 stars
290
3 stars
59
2 stars
19
1 star
16
JVC has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its headphones than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.

Over 71% of expert reviews and 87% of user reviews for JVC headphones are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 85% respectively across all Headphones brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to JVC headphones by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other headphones brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Sennheiser Bose Plantronics Jabra Beats JVC
CNET.com logo
77%
20 reviews
81%
25 reviews
76%
10 reviews
75%
9 reviews
77%
22 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
84%
27 reviews
84%
14 reviews
71%
12 reviews
83%
9 reviews
83%
8 reviews
PC Mag logo
82%
13 reviews
83%
6 reviews
76%
5 reviews
73%
4 reviews
75%
4 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
88%
8 reviews
90%
4 reviews
93%
3 reviews
75%
4 reviews
67%
3 reviews
40%
1 review
whathifi.com logo
84%
10 reviews
100%
5 reviews
60%
1 review
60%
1 review
60%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
Techradar logo
90%
5 reviews
80%
2 reviews
85%
5 reviews
85%
2 reviews
72%
6 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
8 reviews
78%
4 reviews
80%
2 reviews
35%
1 review
58%
3 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
90%
4 reviews
88%
4 reviews
84%
5 reviews
80%
4 reviews
soundguys.com logo
77%
1 review
82%
3 reviews
81%
5 reviews
83%
4 reviews
76%
4 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
85%
6 reviews
90%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
85%
4 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
83%
6 reviews
75%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
78%
4 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
90%
6 reviews
80%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
stuff.tv logo
100%
3 reviews
95%
4 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
4 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
6 reviews
92%
5 reviews
100%
1 review
80%
1 review
01net.com logo
73%
3 reviews
86%
4 reviews
88%
2 reviews
78%
3 reviews
tomsguide.com logo
70%
1 review
90%
3 reviews
83%
3 reviews
95%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
hifitest.de logo
82%
6 reviews
100%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
straitstimes.com logo
70%
2 reviews
90%
2 reviews
83%
3 reviews
75%
4 reviews
komputerswiat.pl logo
93%
2 reviews
89%
4 reviews
51%
1 review
94%
4 reviews
ereviews.dk logo
87%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
84%
5 reviews
Other Expert Sites
75%
213 reviews
79%
202 reviews
74%
114 reviews
71%
117 reviews
73%
92 reviews
76%
5 reviews
Average
83%
353 reviews
87%
304 reviews
79%
177 reviews
78%
173 reviews
75%
169 reviews
59%
7 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have JVC Headphones Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a JVC headphones. The table below compares the number of awards received by JVC to other popular headphones brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

JVC has won 1 award for its headphones.

Compare all award winning headphones

Number of Awards Sennheiser Bose Plantronics Jabra Beats JVC
Lydogbilde.no logo
15
7
3
5
4
altomdata.dk logo
2
3
4
3
PC Mag logo
3
4
2
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
4
2
3
Pocket Lint logo
3
3
1
1
1
innerfidelity.com logo
4
4
Expert Reviews logo
4
2
1
1
CNET.com logo
2
3
2
01net.com logo
1
3
1
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
1
2
1
1
tomsguide.com logo
3
2
2
digitallife.se logo
2
2
1
1
Techradar logo
2
2
1
1
M3.idg.se logo
2
2
1
1
onheadphones.com logo
4
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
3
1
1
hardware.info logo
2
1
1
1
Mobil.se logo
2
1
2
soundandvision.com logo
4
1
tek.no logo
1
2
2
Other Expert Sites
54
33
17
25
7
1
Total
114
79
43
47
19
1

How Reliable Are JVC Headphones?

We checked over 40,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of JVC headphones. over 70 of these reviews mention reliability of which 88% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of JVC headphones owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

88% of reviewers think JVC headphones are reliable.

So, most people think that JVC headphones are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for JVC headphones that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

They are reasonably durable
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Durability
Bestbuy.com
So they are a bit fragile
Bhphotovideo.com

What is the Best Mid-Range JVC Headphones?

JVC HAS30BT

$29.78
TOTAL DIGITAL STORES
JVC HAS30BT
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JVC HAS30BT
30mm
DRIVER
173g
17h
BATTERY LIFE

A great mid range choice, priced at $29.78 is the JVC HAS30BT, which has a Kagoo Score of 77.

Features We Love:
Supports Bluetooth
Long battery life (17h)
Foldable
Supports noise reduction

A cheap and fully featured 173g, 30mm driver earphone. It supports Bluetooth and noise reduction, is foldable and has a battery life of 17h.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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