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alaTest has collected and analyzed 121 reviews of AKG GHS-1. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Headsets for all reviews. People really like the design and portability. The price and comfort are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the bass quality.

sound, comfort, price, portability, design

bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the AKG GHS-1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of AKG GHS-1 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Headsets on People are impressed by the durability and comfort. The size and microphone are also appreciated. Reviews are divided on the portability.

sound, microphone, size, comfort, durability

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Harman AKG GHS1BLK Over-Ear Computer Gaming Headphone Black

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Alex Castle (

Harman AKG GHS 1 Review


Harman's audio products, which comprise brands like JBL, AKG, and Harman/Kardon are known as much for their high-tech aesthetic as for their audio quality and have never included a gaming headset—until now. We were excited to get the GHS 1 into the Lab...

Irksome ear cups; microphone can be insensitive; bass is a little weak

Irksome ear cups; microphone can be insensitive; bass is a little weak

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Siddharth Basrur (

AKG GHS1 Gaming Headphones - The Fortunate Soldier


AKG is known to have some top notch products, and I can vouch for that as I've been using them for a while now. So why should things be any different with their gaming headphones? Well, for one, this particular set, the GHS1 has already won the award...

This is a really good set of gaming headphones, but the price, which is Rs. 7,490, is definitely a deal breaker. I also think that they could've made the headset a little louder and perhaps more comfortable as well. The Corsair HS1 Gaming Headphones...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Shawn Kline (

Harman AKG GHS-1 Review


Harman and AKG are names that have been long associated with high end stereo equipment (AKG has been around since 1947, Harman since 1953), so it was a real shock to me when I saw they were making a gaming headset.  Could this be the start of something...

Award-winning design ; Fairly comfortable ; Compact storage

Poor sound quality ; Bad mic placement ; Many better options at it's price point

Jul, 2011

Product Specifications


Display: No
Integrated Amplifier: No
LCD Display: No
Mute Control: No
Noise Cancellation: Yes
Sound System:STEREO
Switchbox from Telephone to Headset: No
Volume Control: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Connection:3.5 mm Plug

General Features

Compatibility:Not Applicable
Form factor:Headband Headset
Product Type:Headband Headset