This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
First Look: Panasonic's $30 retro headphones rock
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

First Look: Panasonic's $30 retro headphones rock

2:10 /

While their sound and design may not appeal to everyone, the Panasonic RP-HTX7s are excellent entry-level over-the-ear headphones that are a good bargain.

I'm David Carnoy executive editor for cnet.com and I'm here with the Panasonic. RP HTX seven headphones. Now these headphones have been around for a while and I'm sorry I have not reviewed earlier because they're actually quite good for the money. Get these online for around thirty dollars or as little as thirty dollars anyway. -- and there are quite well built their lightweight headphones for over the year closed back headphones. They're designed for both home and mobile use on and they had this retro styling here they come in multiple colors and they're comfortable on your ears. That you operating here -- Tight seal a so not only do they -- out a lot of sound passively but they also don't -- any sound so they are good -- -- who use at work. Terms of sound like he's a pretty well -- -- of good detail. I'm there isn't a ton of bass here so if your -- -- probably aren't the headphones for you are but there is ample base and it certainly is pretty tight. Specially for that what these guys cost on the do. Accentuate the trouble little bit. Machines are a little bit rash. They will -- badly recorded tracks sound worse. She might -- be careful of that but otherwise they certainly perform well for the money. One small thing worth noting they do heavy reinforce plug so if you do have a tough case on your phone. That plug probably will not fit into the headphone Jack on your phone. -- X is there really isn't anything else here except the headphones. There is no inline microphone or remote. And these don't fold flat so what you see is basically what you get. I'm really your choice here is -- color choice on this is the white version. It's not incredibly exciting and there -- more exciting colors. But I did like these headphones a lot particularly for the money -- design and their performance. May not appeal to everyone a -- for a lot of people these really are a great bargain. I'm David Carnoy and those are the Panasonic are -- HTX seven and -- thanks for watching.

New releases

Swap your iOS 8 keyboard for these...
0:59 September 19, 2014
With iOS 8, you can use a different keyboard than the default. Check out these third-party alternatives.
Play video
2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat...
5:50 September 19, 2014
The 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack has the muscle car power (and fuel economy) to back up its nostalgic...
Play video
Compact, budget Samsung Galaxy...
2:01 September 19, 2014
This wallet-friendly Android phone fits nicely in the hand, but has a few drawbacks you'll want to know about...
Play video
Line up for an iPhone 6, get a...
2:11 September 19, 2014
Why do people wait in line for days at Apple stores for the latest iPhones when they could preorder online?...
Play video
3D Pocketcopter crowdfunding soars...
5:13 September 19, 2014
This week on Crave it's your last chance to order a Pocketcopter that doesn't exist, run for your lives from...
Play video
The Blendtec Designer 725 is too...
2:33 September 19, 2014
A significant design flaw keeps us from recommending this high-end appliance
Play video
Genius hacker Walter O'Brien tells...
3:11 September 19, 2014
When Scorpion makes its debut on Monday night, it will bring hacking and computer security to prime time like...
Play video
The hidden features inside iOS...
2:04 September 19, 2014
Brian Tong shows you the features inside of iOS 8 that you might not know about.
Play video