Philips Fidelio M1 Headphone Reviews

Manufacturer Philips Model Fidelio M1
Headphone Type Closed Supraaural Headband Type Single
Weight (g) 170 Driver Type Dynamic
Enclosure Material Plastic Isolation (dB) 10
Impedance (ohms) 16 Cable Length (cm) 125
Frequency Response (Hz) 15 - 24000  
Connector 3.5mm Street Price US$250
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Average reviewer scores
Bass Extension 5.0 Bass Impact 5.0
Bass Quality 5.0 Mids Quality 5.0
Highs Quality 3.0 Soundstage 5.0
Detail 4.0 Portability 8.0
Isolation 7.0 Comfort 4.0
Durability 6.0 Improvement With Amplification 5.0
Value for Money 3.0    
Overall Score 4.3 Total Reviews 1

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Review by Senior Member dalethorn on 14 Nov 15  15:00
Individual review
Bass Extension5
Bass Impact5
Bass Quality5
Mids Quality5
Highs Quality3
Detail4
Comfort4
Durability6
Value3

The Philips M1 has the most treble rolloff of any headphone I've owned. Compared to the Shure 1840 which isn't bright, the M1 is down about 12 db at 7 khz and 16 db at 10 khz. The construction or build is comparable to an average $100 headphone, and this sound and build quality are very different from the Philips L1 headphone which is excellent. Portability is excellent, and isolation and leakage are excellent. But the earpads can't be removed, so replacement is an unknown at this time. There is no carrycase, just a very thin cloth bag. Given the sound, the build, and lack of a carrycase, the value for the price is not good.