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Should You Buy a Philips Headphones?

Matthew
Updated 18 January 2021
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should you buy a Philips Headphones?

Philips is well known for its TVs, irons, PC monitors and fryers.

We've collated all the key information on Philips headphones in this handy guide. We've analysed over 55,000 user and expert reviews and over 1,200 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 headphones to impartially compare each headphones brand.

Philips are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular headphones and start at $8 for the SHE1405 which has a driver size of 8.6mm, is an in-ear headphones and a headphones that has an in-ear style and go up to $1,038 for the SHB3175 which has a driver size of 40mm, is an on-ear headphones and a headphones that has a head-band style. The average price of a new Philips headphones is $68.

Philips are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular headphones.

Is Philips the Best Headphones Brand?

So are Philips 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.

Philips is ranked the No. 12 best headphones brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 12th best headphones brand out there.

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AKG
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Jabra
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Shure
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Plantronics
84%
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Soundcore
83%
83%
572 reviews
#16
83%
83%
1,038 reviews
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Koss
83%
83%
920 reviews
#18
JLab Audio
82%
82%
2 reviews
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Urbanista
81%
81%
103 reviews
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Urbanears
80%
80%
176 reviews
#21
Razer
80%
80%
874 reviews
#22
79%
79%
479 reviews
#23
1More
78%
78%
161 reviews
#24
Monster
78%
78%
441 reviews
#25
Audeze
78%
78%
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#26
Focal
78%
78%
79 reviews
#27
Bowers & Wilkins
77%
77%
568 reviews
#28
Apple
77%
77%
1,297 reviews
#29
Bang & Olufsen
77%
77%
288 reviews
#30
Yamaha
77%
77%
44 reviews
#31
RHA
77%
77%
67 reviews
#32
Beyerdynamic
76%
76%
104 reviews
#33
Samsung
South Korea
76%
76%
787 reviews
#34
Japan
75%
75%
3 reviews
#35
Steelseries
75%
75%
814 reviews
#36
KRK
75%
75%
64 reviews
#37
Marshall
74%
74%
19 reviews
#38
Huawei
73%
73%
34 reviews
#39
Kingston
73%
73%
862 reviews
#40
YURBUDS
73%
73%
476 reviews
#41
Master & Dynamic
73%
73%
171 reviews
#42
LG
South Korea
73%
73%
3 reviews
#43
Veho
73%
73%
3 reviews
#44
73%
73%
10 reviews
#45
Audiofly
73%
73%
49 reviews
#46
FiiO
72%
72%
31 reviews
#47
Libratone
72%
72%
106 reviews
#48
Fitbit
72%
72%
26 reviews
#49
Aftershokz
71%
71%
102 reviews
#50
Plantronic
71%
71%
0 reviews
#51
Turtle Beach
71%
71%
948 reviews
#52
Logitech
Switzerland
70%
70%
191 reviews
#53
70%
70%
13 reviews
#54
Edifier
70%
70%
12 reviews
#55
FIIL
70%
70%
31 reviews
#56
OnePlus
69%
69%
87 reviews
#57
Brainwavz
69%
69%
23 reviews
#58
Braven
68%
68%
6 reviews
#59
68%
68%
6 reviews
#60
HiFiMAN
68%
68%
17 reviews
#61
Sudio
68%
68%
42 reviews
#62
JAM
68%
68%
2 reviews
#63
Betron
68%
68%
597 reviews
#64
Denon
68%
68%
12 reviews
#65
ifrogz
67%
67%
25 reviews
#66
NAD
67%
67%
26 reviews
#67
Microsoft
67%
67%
35 reviews
#68
67%
67%
10 reviews
#69
67%
67%
2 reviews
#70
SOL REPUBLIC
66%
66%
10 reviews
#71
Grado Labs
66%
66%
195 reviews
#72
Lenovo
China
66%
66%
4 reviews
#73
HyperX
66%
66%
11 reviews
#74
EARIN
65%
65%
17 reviews
#75
Moki
65%
65%
19 reviews
#76
Westone
65%
65%
3 reviews
#77
Accutone
65%
65%
6 reviews
#78
JAYS
65%
65%
58 reviews
#79
Coloud
64%
64%
2 reviews
#80
Nuheara
64%
64%
19 reviews
#81
Crazybaby
64%
64%
17 reviews
#82
Happy Plugs
64%
64%
3 reviews
#83
Wicked Audio
63%
63%
0 reviews
#84
Teufel
63%
63%
41 reviews
#85
Bragi
63%
63%
64 reviews
#86
Harman Kardon
62%
62%
2 reviews
#87
Anker
62%
62%
13 reviews
#88
Corsair
61%
61%
968 reviews
#89
Nokia
61%
61%
6 reviews
#90
Klipsch
61%
61%
0 reviews
#91
DEFUNC
61%
61%
2 reviews
#92
Cowin
61%
61%
5 reviews
#93
Scosche
61%
61%
1 review
#94
Ultrasone
60%
60%
3 reviews
#95
iHip
60%
60%
0 reviews
#96
Cyber Acoustics
60%
60%
0 reviews
#97
Supersonic
United States
60%
60%
0 reviews
#98
Google
60%
60%
78 reviews
#99
Sandberg
60%
60%
10 reviews
#100
Sephia
59%
59%
0 reviews
#101
Mackie
59%
59%
0 reviews
#102
CAD Audio
59%
59%
0 reviews
#103
Cygnett
59%
59%
7 reviews
#104
SOUL
59%
59%
4 reviews
#105
Motorola
59%
59%
3 reviews
#106
Volkano
58%
58%
0 reviews
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DearEar
58%
58%
3 reviews
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Adidas
58%
58%
0 reviews
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Kensington
58%
58%
0 reviews
#110
Sentry
57%
57%
0 reviews
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Adesso
57%
57%
0 reviews
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Tascam
56%
56%
0 reviews
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Reloop
56%
56%
0 reviews
#114
Stax
56%
56%
0 reviews
#115
Rockville
56%
56%
0 reviews
#116
Fitness Technologies
55%
55%
0 reviews
#117
Power Acoustik
54%
54%
0 reviews
#118
Tracer
54%
54%
0 reviews
#119
Direct Sound
54%
54%
0 reviews
#120
Califone
54%
54%
0 reviews
#121
AIAIAI
53%
53%
0 reviews
#122
Wraps
53%
53%
0 reviews
#123
Numark
53%
53%
0 reviews
#124
Belkin
53%
53%
0 reviews
#125
Vivitar
53%
53%
0 reviews
#126
Dynamode
53%
53%
0 reviews
#127
VisionTek
53%
53%
0 reviews
#128
Verbatim
53%
53%
0 reviews
#129
Avid
52%
52%
0 reviews
#130
Cord Cruncher
52%
52%
0 reviews
#131
HP
United States
52%
52%
0 reviews
#132
BuddyPhones
52%
52%
0 reviews
#133
Xblitz
52%
52%
0 reviews
#134
Hamilton Buhl
51%
51%
0 reviews
#135
Tribe
51%
51%
0 reviews
#136
Groov-e
51%
51%
0 reviews
#137
Samson
51%
51%
0 reviews
#138
Aluratek
51%
51%
0 reviews
#139
Senso
51%
51%
0 reviews
#140
Altec Lansing
51%
51%
0 reviews
#141
Lasmex
51%
51%
0 reviews
#142
PureGear
51%
51%
1 review
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Vivanco
51%
51%
0 reviews
#144
Grado
51%
51%
0 reviews
#145
Blue Microphones
51%
51%
0 reviews
#146
SMS Audio
51%
51%
0 reviews
#147
Noontec
51%
51%
0 reviews
#148
Cardas Audio
51%
51%
0 reviews
#149
Asus
Taiwan
50%
50%
1 review
#150
B&O
50%
50%
0 reviews
#151
Logik
United Kingdom
50%
50%
0 reviews
#152
Puro Sound Labs
50%
50%
0 reviews
#153
Xqisit
50%
50%
0 reviews
#154
Waverly Labs
50%
50%
0 reviews
#155
Quad
50%
50%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Philips 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
Philips Headphones

There's a wide selection of Philips headphones available compared to other headphones brands, with over 40 Philips headphones currently on the market in the US.

Philips headphones tend to be cheaper than most other headphones brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers. Philips also have worse reviews than the typical headphones brand, with the average rating of a Philips headphones being 57%.

No. Of Headphones
Average Price
$102
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $8,649
Price Distribution of All Headphones
No. Of Headphones
Average Price
$68
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,299
Price Distribution of Philips Headphones

What Do the Philips Headphones Reviews Say?

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

Philips logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
4
4 stars
11
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Philips logo

User Reviews

5 stars
24
4 stars
9
3 stars
4
2 stars
6
1 star
7
Philips has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its headphones than most other brands.

Over 88% of expert reviews and 66% of user reviews for Philips headphones are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 84% respectively across all Headphones brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Philips 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 Beats Jabra Philips
CNET.com logo
77%
23 reviews
81%
29 reviews
75%
15 reviews
75%
25 reviews
75%
9 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
77%
24 reviews
77%
18 reviews
67%
9 reviews
79%
13 reviews
83%
9 reviews
83%
3 reviews
PC Mag logo
82%
13 reviews
80%
7 reviews
80%
5 reviews
74%
5 reviews
73%
4 reviews
Techradar logo
89%
6 reviews
80%
3 reviews
75%
9 reviews
71%
7 reviews
85%
2 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
8 reviews
88%
5 reviews
88%
5 reviews
67%
3 reviews
75%
4 reviews
whathifi.com logo
82%
10 reviews
94%
7 reviews
60%
1 review
75%
4 reviews
60%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
8 reviews
76%
5 reviews
80%
3 reviews
58%
3 reviews
35%
1 review
soundguys.com logo
77%
1 review
82%
5 reviews
82%
5 reviews
75%
4 reviews
83%
4 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
81%
7 reviews
75%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
78%
4 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
84%
5 reviews
90%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
85%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
tomsguide.com logo
75%
2 reviews
86%
5 reviews
78%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
95%
2 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
87%
3 reviews
87%
3 reviews
84%
5 reviews
80%
4 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
84%
5 reviews
80%
4 reviews
80%
2 reviews
87%
3 reviews
01net.com logo
73%
3 reviews
86%
4 reviews
72%
3 reviews
74%
4 reviews
M3.idg.se logo
90%
2 reviews
76%
5 reviews
75%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
kopfhoerer.com logo
80%
2 reviews
90%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
78%
6 reviews
stuff.tv logo
100%
2 reviews
88%
5 reviews
80%
4 reviews
90%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
88%
5 reviews
83%
6 reviews
100%
1 review
gadgetguy.com.au logo
80%
1 review
87%
3 reviews
88%
5 reviews
91%
2 reviews
92%
1 review
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
80%
3 reviews
81%
4 reviews
72%
3 reviews
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
76%
220 reviews
79%
210 reviews
74%
149 reviews
70%
112 reviews
70%
127 reviews
50%
7 reviews
Average
82%
353 reviews
83%
336 reviews
78%
231 reviews
75%
200 reviews
77%
178 reviews
70%
17 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Philips Headphones Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 8 industry awards for Philips headphones. The table below compares the number of awards received by Philips to other popular headphones brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Philips has won 8 awards for its headphones.

Compare all award winning headphones

Number of Awards Sennheiser Bose Plantronics Beats Jabra Philips
Lydogbilde.no logo
10
7
3
7
5
3
altomdata.dk logo
3
2
3
3
PC Mag logo
3
4
1
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
4
2
3
Pocket Lint logo
2
3
1
1
1
Techradar logo
3
2
1
1
Expert Reviews logo
3
1
1
2
digitallife.se logo
2
2
2
1
CNET.com logo
2
3
2
M3.idg.se logo
2
2
1
1
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
1
2
1
1
01net.com logo
1
3
1
2
tomsguide.com logo
3
2
2
tek.no logo
2
2
2
onheadphones.com logo
5
1
avforums.com logo
5
1
Tweak.dk logo
1
4
gadgetgear.nl logo
3
1
1
Mobil.se logo
2
1
2
innerfidelity.com logo
1
4
Other Expert Sites
49
33
22
12
27
5
Total
103
76
50
29
48
8

How Reliable Are Philips Headphones?

We checked over 55,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips headphones. 0% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the majority of Philips headphones owners and reviewers thought the product wasn't reliable.

Only 0% of reviewers think Philips headphones are reliable.

So, most people think that Philips headphones aren't good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Philips headphones that mention reliability:

NOT RELIABLE

The build quality is not good
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best High End Philips Headphones?

Philips TAUT102BK

$110.99
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10mm
DRIVER
27.2g
12h
BATTERY LIFE

If you're looking for a high end Philips headphones then the Philips TAUT102BK takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 76, but is a bit more expensive at $110.99.

Features We Love:
Supports Bluetooth

A good spec and positively reviewed 27.2g, 10mm driver headphones.

92
Reviews
5 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
63
Value for Money
Good
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Owners report that Philips TAUT102BK has great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this earphone to others.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the TAUT102BK in the US is $110.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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