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compare latest prices, see user reviews, and see Fidelio X1 specs and Another great set of headphones from Philips, the X1s are good. Although, I prefer neutral headphones, I like to have fun with bassy headphones that don’t have a muddy sound. On my adventure to find a pair. Philips Fidelio X2 review and comparison with Fidelio X1 headphones. Learn how X2 stack up against the mighty Fidelio X1 in terms of build and sound quality .

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It makes me bob in my seat and dance along and act like a moron. Here they seem to have opted for long and fabric clothed luxurious looking cable instead of several of less cost with more practicality and function.

Would totally recommend to someone who has treble sensitivity because these don’t feel irritating at all the music I have tried on them Jazz, EDM, House, Experimental electronic, Blues, Folk. They should at least have done what Sennheiser does, which is to offer up a pigtail adapter like this one. So you are getting intensity of Fidelio X1 characteristics, but not right away all positive qualities. AzNyCansFeb 7, And these just do. For critical music listening and enjoyment in silent environments these headphones are stellar and should definitely be on your short list of candidates.

High fidelity, premium quality Enjoy music at home. By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies. For LAN parties etc they are not recommended, again due to the open backed design and expected ambient noise at meetups like that. I mean it is very easy to pick out where instruments are located.


As we can see the X2 headphones have far more bass, with several dB more output below Hz. And then there’s the soundstage. After that they sounded as good and natural as X1 in the treble, but with the superior bass of the X2. Self-adjustable airy hammock with 3D mesh for perfect fit The self-adjustable lightweight hammock features an airy 3D mesh, not only breathable, but always be ensured of a perfect fit. Also, the stock cable that came with X1 has a higher resistance than that of the cable that came with X2.

Sorry, but I can’t make it more clear than that.

Philips Fidelio X1 Headband Headphones – Black

Pros – Looks, comfort, detail, detachable cable, sound, build quality. The only slight criticism id state on the comfort is, that these headphones are somewhat heavy, because of their many metal parts. An acoustic open-back architecture eliminates air pressure build-up behind the driver, allowing the diaphragm fidelko free movement, greatly enhancing sound transparency and smoothening extended high frequencies.

If any weakness exists, it is in vocal music, the likes of Norah Jones. Keeps the weight manageable while still very durable. Airy, wide soundstage, neutral mids, sparkly highs, comfortable. Just go buy the fideio before they don’t make ’em anymore. Its tight and very well defined, during testing the bass could impress acoustically and with synths without a problem, its simply a very impactful and refined bass that really grabs you! Maybe their strategy is to include a pouch with X3 and a hard case with Fidelio X4?


Bass is slightly emphasized, yet never to much.

Philips Fidelio X1 vs X2 Review

Each speaker is carefully handpicked, tuned and tested, and is being paired for the most detailed natural sound. Philips values and respects your privacy.

The fidelip on on the ear cups, the grate on the cups that’s also made of metal. High quality entertainment Written by Obery Published Nov 7, I say no – most of the bass is located low down.

This headphone is Gold! They sound very similar. People here are saying these sound artificial, they have too much bass, treble is weird or whatever.

Not picky to amp. I highly recommend these for anyone that wants bass and soundstage. Both headphones come with a 3m about 9ft cable and an adapter.

What Hi-Fi?

Yes, there are more accurate headphones, and more thumpy headphones, but this strikes the perfect middle ground. Cons – Non-removable earcups, bass is slightly lower than closed fideloo.

Bass is punchy, detailed, well textured.