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Ultimate Ears UE4000 Headphones Reviews

Positive Reviews


Fun, Well-built Budget On-ears


Pros: Fun sound, no bass bleed, outstanding build, incredibly low price, comfortable

Cons: Not crisp enough highs for some, adjustable headband can expand accidentally

Accessories: Includes a pouch and cable. Pouch is well-built, compact, and stylish. Soft, flexible cable has never tangled for me in my time with it. Right angled jack is durable and well-relieved. Remote is a little plasticky, but works well.    Build Quality/Design: Absolutely fantastic at the price point. Mostly plastic build is sturdy enough for portable use and not brittle at all, though I wouldn't recommend transporting these in a bag outside of their case for extra assurance. Adjustable steel headband is solid, though the ratcheting mechanism can feel a little loose on my unit. I have not seen this problem in any other reviews, so I don't think it's a major...
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Best Portable Headphone for under $40 (excluding IEMs)


Pros: Good isolation, solid build, portable form factor, great for outdoor use, bunch of accessories, detachable cable

Cons: Overwhelming bass, lacks detail and clarity, pouch feels thin, can be uncomfortable after a while

These days, for $40, there's just not too many good choices out there.   I feel the UE4000 should be a role-model for all the companies wanting to win this market.   First of all, this headphone has an amazing set of features for $40 which includes a detachable cable (super rare), not fully plastic (metal sliders, good foam for the headband), a carrying pouch, a high-quality splitter! With all of the features, I instantly see Logitech won over the crowd.    However, one of the draw back to this headphone is that it is NOT MEANT FOR AUDIOPHILES. This headphone has overwhelming bass which seems to be essential these days in the under-$100 category of...
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Negative Reviews


Clean sound, fatal flaw


Pros: Good mids and treble

Cons: very bass light, not very comfortable for longer listening

These headphones seem to have a large disparity in reviews with people saying they're either too bright or too dark. They're very different from the UE 6000 which to me were very very dark. At first they sounded muffled but with a good balanced sound. Eventually they opened up with the treble shining through, lots of detail, great mids. I went to some regular hiphop songs and I was surprised that the bass was toned down. These are either very well balanced or the treble is slightly forward hard to tell right now since I just came from a very bassy headphone(probably the former). I got these very cheap but their quality is very good probably on par with Momentum on ear -maybe even...
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decent if you can catch it for around $20


Pros: sleek, cheap, awesome cable, clear sound

Cons: uncomfortable cup pads and headband, flimsy adjustment track, lack of detail, very fatiguing

i've had these for a while and use them pretty much exclusively when commuting. i'll occasionally have them on while working if i forget my better headphones but they get painful fast so it never lasts long. if it's not the rock-hard headband digging into my skull, it's usually the stiff pads pinching my ears, and if all else fails the exaggerated highs will give me a migraine. their only redeeming quality is the detachable cable. it's shielding is silicon or something and keeps it from bending too much or tangling. its inline controls are also really comfortable and tactile. on the whole i'd avoid them but if they're a gift definitely keep them, they can perform just fine in isolated...
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More Reviews


UE 4000 [Discontinued by Manufacturer], a promising set of entry-level supra-aural phones


Pros: affordable, good build quality, simple design, bass response, detachable cable, isolation, sound stage

Cons: not foldable, muddy sound

*past owner of: Beyerdynamic T 51i, V-sonic VSD3, UE 500, Klipsch s4a   Aesthetic: composition is a delicate balance of plastic and metal. headband slider adjustment is brushed metal. Ball-bearing type tilting mechanism for ear cups. The pleather earcups are acceptable quality and feel refined. The headband padding is of memory foam wrapped by a soft  rubber sheet. The earcups are marked Left and Right respectively on the headband. It features a very tough detachable blue cord, which has a mic, volume rocker, and a multi-function key, and ends in a 3.5 right angle jack.   Overall, a sleek contemporary design offered in black, white, blue, or purple. Something to note,...
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Logitech UE4000: Sensible design, congested sound.


Pros: Great build quality, comfortable design, 3.5mm detachable cable

Cons: Congested sound quality, doesn't fold up, earpads not replaceable

Along with the summary below, I have posted a Youtube video review of the UE4000. If you like the video, check out my channel for more reviews :)     Summary   BUILD   The UE4000, like all the new Logitech UE headphones, has some really nice build quality for the price. Solid feeling headband with metal parts, supple synthetic leather earpads. The detachable cable with iPhone remote is a great touch because it terminates in a 3.5mm jack and can be replaced with any off-the-shelf cable. The earcups pivot in all directions which makes getting a good fit easy. Unfortunately the ear pads are not replaceable and the UE 4000 does not fold up into a...
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Ultimate Ears UE4000 First Impression Review


Pros: Excellent overall audio quality for it's price! Excellent comfort for a pair of on-ear canes

Cons: Artificial sounding upper mids & highs. Builds are mostly plastic.

Without any introduction, here I will start: Comfort: I wear glasses & I have no problem wearing these! It does get warm after sometime. Clamping force are not too strong. Isolation: Isolates plenty of outside noise. Build quality: Mostly plastic. Sound: HEH HEH! Best on-ear headphone I ever tried. Lows are punchy & well controlled. Better control than HD439 at the same price. Satisfy basshead but it is not as strong as UE6000. Mids are very detailed & smooth sounding. Never did I aspect such excellent details from it. Mids are it's strong point. Really good. Upper mids & highs are however it's downside. Specially for treble/vocals fans as it sound artifical but that's the one and...
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