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Gizmodo says:

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If you want to spend $300 on a pair of headphones that are legitimately comfortable, don't look like a toy, and deliver a hi-fi experience, then you'd be remiss to skip over the M500s from KEF. quote


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9.0
Gizmodo Aug 20, 2013

If you want to spend $300 on a pair of headphones that are legitimately comfortable, don't look like a toy, and deliver a hi-fi experience, then you'd be remiss to skip over the M500s from KEF.

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8.0
CNET Aug 15, 2013

They're fairly pricey, but the combination of very good sound and a sleek, comfortable design, make the KEF M500s contenders in the $300 price class.

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8.0
PC Mag Aug 28, 2013

The KEF M500 ... is a solid, comfortable option that'll please bass lovers who want balance with their low-end.

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9.0
Audioholics Feb 9, 2014

I won't say these are some of the best sounding and most comfortable headphones in the on-ear category, I'll say they are some of the best and most comfortable in any category! Highly recommended!

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T3 May 13, 2013

The Kef M500 headphones are good, really good. The combination of high class looks, luxury build and sensational audio performance has us sold. £250 is steep considering the lack of noise cancelling and wireless wizardry, but if you want a hi-fi quality commute you'll not find much better.

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Engadget May 16, 2013

Their lightweight aluminum construction and memory foam earpads make them pretty comfortable to wear, though the sharp edges on the metal could use some sanding down. In terms of sound performance, the cans didn't do so well with noise isolation at the busy venue.

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