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alaTest has collected and analysed 5712 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the build quality and comfort are on the whole positive. The bass quality and value for money are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive opinions about the portability and reliability.

sound, value for money, bass quality, comfort, build quality

reliability, portability

We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the JVC HA-FX1X is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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JVC HAFX1X Xtreme Xplosives


Sub-£20 earphones with "XX" bass and a loud look.

Powerful bass ; Low price

Large earpieces ; Artificial-sounding ; Poor mid-range

Inside the near-impenetrable blister-pack packaging, JVC supplies three sets of rubber tips in the standard small, medium and large sizes, and a basic carry case. At the price, you couldn’t ask for much more. The 1.2m cable ends in a simple straight...

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Amazon review summary for JVC HA-FX1X


alaTest has collected and analysed 2595 user reviews of JVC HA-FX1X from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on

sound, bass quality, value for money, comfort, build quality


80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC HAFX1X Xtreme Xplosives In Ear Canal HeadphonesJVC HA FX1X - Xtreme Xplosives - headphones ( in-ear ear-bud ) JVC HA-FX3X Stereo Headphones Xtreme-Xplosivs REPLACE HA-FX1X (HA-FX3X Version)

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the best budget phones on the market


i got my set through this morning, and they are fantastic! with Samsung ace phones you can barely hear a sound through most head phones, that is not the case with these ive had to turn the volume down. If you got loads of money to throw around...


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best ear phones i have ever had great sound bargin

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just got these headphones today, absolutely brilliant for the price. sound and bass is amazing!!!

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Don't hesitate!


I have had many in-ear headphones such as Sony, Sennheiser etc and these headphones are 10x better!! The wire is really thick and not at all filmsy. The bass and mids on this are fantastic and the highs are sharp! With a decent EQ setting, they would...

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Great for Metal too!


It's not just the bass that these handle well, although a bit of playing with your graphic equaliser will be needed to get the right balance. These things are just amazing, not just for the price. I've paid 5 times the price for headphones in the past...

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Really good!


These headphones are awesome. Very deep bass but can hurt your ears if they are used at max volume.

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Was a little hesitant to buy what seem such cheap headphones as normally, you get what you pay for. They arrived today and as soon as I took them out of the packaging I knew these weren't just another cheap pair of headphones. The sound quality is...

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Fantastic for the value.


Great bass, great design. The quality you get for the value is plain fantastic.

Product Specifications


Active Noise Cancellation: No
Dolby PL / AC3: No
Earclip: No
Neckband: No
Noise Cancellation: No

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone: Yes
Indoor/Outdoor :Outdoor
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:In Ear / In Ear Headphones