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HiFiMAN HE-6

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of HiFiMAN HE-6. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People are impressed by the bass quality and portability. The design and price are also appreciated. The treble quality and usability get less positive comments.

sound, price, design, portability, bass quality

usability, treble quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the HiFiMAN HE-6 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 HiFiMAN HE-6

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of HiFiMAN HE-6 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the usability. The bass quality also gets good comments.

bass quality, usability

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

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HiFiMAN HE-6

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of HiFiMAN HE-6 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the comfort and size. The portability and design also get good views. The price and usability get negative comments.

sound, design, portability, size, comfort

usability, price

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

Jun, 2019

Expert review by : AVguide (avguide.com)

HiFiMAN HE-6 Planar Magnetic Headphones (Playback 37)

 

reviewed HiFiMAN's superb HE-5LE Planar Magnetic Headphone ($699), concluding that not only could its hold its own versus competitors roughly twice its price, but it could also in some respects surpass them. Obviously this meant the HE-5LE was a...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by : techPowerUp! (techpowerup.com)

Head-Direct HiFiMAN HE-6 Headphones

 

The Head-Direct HiFiMAN HE-6 headphones provide a very interesting mix of qualities. Compared to the HD800s from Sennheiser these feature a better bass performance and can compete in terms of detail retrieval. Interestingly enough Head-Direct have yet...

Performance across the line, Comfortable, Excellent build quality, Price reasonable for a set of extreme high-end headphones, Excellent cable system, Old fashioned yet stylish look

Expensive, Requires a potent amplifier to sound their best, Looks might not appeal to all, Not portable, Ear cups are fingerprint magnets

May, 2011

Consumer review (head-fi.org)

Best value in headphones today.

 

I have been in search of a headphone that could give me the details and dynamic range of an electrostat with the tonal weight of a reference dynamic. The previous system was a K701 with a Singlepower Extreme. It gave me a pretty good sound but I felt...

Best headphones short of top end stats. IMO

Not really headphones but as mentioned, head speakers

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (head-fi.org)

Another top-tier Planar headphone

 

Now that I have spent time comparing the HE-6, LCD-2, Edition 10, T1, and HD800, I thought the time was right to put down a few thoughts on the HE-6, which are, when properly amped, a TERRIFIC headphone. The HE-6 have incredibly transparency, and a...

Outstanding sound at a price that is very attractive in the realm of high end headphones

Requires a very powerful partnering amp to get the best out of them

Jan, 2011

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