Skullcandy is one of the most popular headphones brands as well as being well known for its .
If you are thinking about buying a Skullcandy 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 49,000 user and expert reviews and over 1,000 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 headphones.
Skullcandy are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning headphones. Their headphones start at $7 for the Jib which has a driver size of 10mm, is an in-ear headphones and a headphones that has an in-ear style and go up to $2,000 for the Smokin Buds 2 Wireless which has a driver size of 10mm, is an in-ear headphones and a headphones that has an in-ear style. The average price of a new Skullcandy headphones is $152.
Skullcandy are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning headphones.
Is Skullcandy the Best Headphones Brand?
So are Skullcandy 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.
Skullcandy is ranked the No. 7 best headphones brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Skullcandy is the 7th best headphones brand out there.
Let's look at how Skullcandy headphones compare to the other headphones brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All headphones Brands
Skullcandy have better reviews than the typical headphones brand, with the average rating of a Skullcandy headphones being 75%.
The average review score for a Skullcandy headphones is 75%.
There's a smaller selection of Skullcandy headphones available compared to other headphones brands, with only 25 Skullcandy headphones currently on the market in the US. Skullcandy headphones also tend to be more expensive than most other headphones brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Headphones
Average Price $102
Price Distribution of All Headphones
No. Of Headphones
Average Price $152
Price Distribution of Skullcandy Headphones
What Do the Skullcandy Headphones Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Skullcandy headphones to work out the average distribution of reviews for Skullcandy and then compared this to the other headphones brands.
Skullcandy has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its headphones than most other brands.
Over 81% of expert reviews and 83% of user reviews for Skullcandy headphones are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 85% respectively across all Headphones brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Skullcandy 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.
How Many Industry Awards Have Skullcandy Headphones Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 16 industry awards for Skullcandy headphones. The table below compares the number of awards received by Skullcandy to other popular headphones brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 49,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Skullcandy headphones. over 260 of these reviews mention reliability of which 84% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Skullcandy headphones owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
84% of reviewers think Skullcandy headphones are reliable.
So, most people think that Skullcandy headphones are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Skullcandy headphones that mention reliability:
for around $100 they offer a decent build quality
found tech built in - a great pair of cans for the forgetful
music lovers get headphones with a durable
feel very sturdy
build quality isn't great either
First I should point out that these types of headphones do have issues in terms of reliability
If you're looking for a high end Skullcandy headphones then the Skullcandy Crusher takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at $29.99.
Features We Love:
Long battery life (40h)
Supports noise reduction
A fully featured and multi award winning 277g, 40mm driver earphone, with a cheap price. It supports Bluetooth and noise reduction and is noise canceling and foldable. Customers report that it has brilliant sound quality and it's very quiet and strong, and durable.
838 Reviews + 4 Awards
Value for Money
Multiple reviews mentioned that Skullcandy Crusher has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this earphone to others.
Skullcandy Crusher Review
SkullCandy Crusher Wireless - REVIEW
Skullcandy crushers bass test
Unboxing of skullcandy Crusher wireless
Unboxing SkullCandy Crusher Wireless!
Skullcandy Crusher Unboxing
Skullcandy Crusher Wireless Unboxing
The cheapest price that we could find for the Crusher in the US is $29.99 and in total we found 7 prices for it.