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JBL J55

alaTest has collected and analyzed 288 reviews of JBL J55. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Comments about the durability and comfort are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed comments about the reliability.

sound, price, usability, comfort, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the JBL J55 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 288 reviews)

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JBL J55

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 170 user reviews of JBL J55 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the usability and durability. The comfort and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the noise isolation and portability. The size and reliability get negative comments.

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reliability, size

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Chip Chick (chipchick.com)

JBL J55i On-Ear Headphone Review

 

All-in-all the JBL J55i headphones are great headphones for the ripe price of $99.95. They're awesome looking headphones and are really comfortable, though the audio quality is better than the build quality. If you veer on the careful side, they could...

Fun design, Premium appearance, Great ControlTalk buttons with mic, Removable cable, Collapsable, Great audio quality, comfortable, Superb sound isolation, Included padded carrying case

Applies pressure after an hour or two of wear, Plasticky and not-so-durable, Proprietary cable, Awkward shape when collapsed

Jun, 2013

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Average headphones for a premium price

 

I got these headphones when they were on sale for $18.99, and honestly that's how much they're worth. These headphones are Skullcandy tier at a premium price. I don't think I could ever suggest anybody - whether they're a casual listener or an...

-detachable cord that can be swapped between 3.5mm or 6.35mm headphone jacks. -the aesthetic reminds me of the Dreamcast, due to the color scheme. -solid materials. -rotates.

-sound quality is too basic for a premium price. Bass is non-existent, treble is too raspy. -employs an on-the-ear design, rather than an over-the-ear design. This makes it extremely uncomfortable to use after 30 minutes. -the cord is too flimsy,...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great price but poor plastic material

 

Bought my J55i in about 6 months ago when on sales, but now broken into two piece. Didn't blend it or anything. Just simply cracked and broken. I believe it's the cheap plastic structure it designed. In overall, decent quality sound in this price. Cant...

Poor plastic material and structure

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

GREAT HEAD PHONES

 

YOU GOT TO GET A DEAL ON SOMETHING REALLY GOOD LIKE THESE HEAD PHONES..SOME TIME RIGHT.

THEY ARE BUILT REALLY STURDY AND SOUND GREAT-COMES WITH A SPECIAL ZIPPERED BAG-BUY ONE AND YOU WILL WANT ANOTHER PAIR

NONE-NOT ONE THING

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Freezes - Must be hard reset often.

 

YOU GOT TO GET A DEAL ON SOMETHING REALLY GOOD LIKE THESE HEAD PHONES..SOME TIME RIGHT.

THEY ARE BUILT REALLY STURDY AND SOUND GREAT-COMES WITH A SPECIAL ZIPPERED BAG-BUY ONE AND YOU WILL WANT ANOTHER PAIR

NONE-NOT ONE THING

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Refurbished PowerColer AXR7 250

 

Good Design, Solid HK Product, not to be a compared with Beats or Bose but better than most under $50

Ear pads could be a bit bigger and more padding

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Refurbished PowerColer AXR7 250

 

This Was The Best $17 I've Ever Spent. Saved A Lot Of $

Sound Really Good ; Took 3 Days To Arrive To My House ; Came In Retailer Box Sealed & All ; Shaped Perfectly For My Head

None So Far

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

JBL 55 Headphones

 

This Was The Best $17 I've Ever Spent. Saved A Lot Of $

Sound Really Good. Took 3 Days To Arrive To My House. Came In Retailer Box Sealed & All. Shaped Perfectly For My Head.

None So Far

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

JBL J55WOR

 

This Was The Best $17 I've Ever Spent. Saved A Lot Of $

Sound Really Good ; Took 3 Days To Arrive To My House ; Came In Retailer Box Sealed & All ; Shaped Perfectly For My Head

None So Far

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

JBL J55BLK

 

Good Design, Solid HK Product, not to be a compared with Beats or Bose but better than most under $50

Ear pads could be a bit bigger and more padding

Jun, 2015

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