Shure SE215

85
Global
Score
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Shure SE215 earphones review

Summary

These middle-of-the-road earphones perform well in certain situations, but pack too much bass for their own good.

from $98+
Pros
  • Solid sound isolationClear, powerful driversLow cable handling noise
Cons
  • Bass overwhelmsAwkward fitLarge physical size
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There are a lot of in-ear headphones out there these days, from the ones at the checkout line at the grocery store, to the ones that came with your iPod, to ones you'll need to take out a second mortgage to get your ears on. And most of them will do a decent job of pumping sound into your ears. Shure's SE215 earphones sit at that magical $99 price point -- not for everyone, but highly tempting to those committed to splurging a bit to replace those awful 'buds that arrived with their PMP of choice. So, how do these guys stack up against the immediate competition? Read on to find out what we heard.

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Scores

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Breakdown

Comfort
6.5
Design and form factor
6.8
Durability
8.0
Sound quality
8.4
Noise isolation
9.3
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Specs

SE215

Type
Earbud
Channels
Stereo
Drivers per ear
1
Signal-to-noise ratio
37 dB
Connections
3.5mm stereo
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Specs

SE215

Type
Earbud
Channels
Stereo
Drivers per ear
1
Signal-to-noise ratio
37 dB
Connections
3.5mm stereo
View Full Specs
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