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: RHA SA950i On-Ear Portable Headphones
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

First Look: RHA SA950i On-Ear Portable Headphones

1:36 /

The RHA SA950i On-Ear Portable Headphones are pretty good headphones at an affordable price.

-I'm David Carnoy, executive editor for cnet.com, and I'm here with the RHA SA950i headphones. These aren't on-ear model and they're from a small Scottish company that makes pretty good headphones for an affordable price. A few things I like about this model, they are lightweight and they also are pretty comfortable for on-ear model. I'm not a huge fan of on-ear headphones, but these are pretty comfortable. They also sound pretty good for the money. They offer a nice well-balanced sound, pretty detailed, decent bass, not a huge bass but well balanced, and the-- and they offer sort of an audio file-- profile in that they don't accentuate the treble or bass too much. Couple other small features worth noting-- This does have a detachable cord. The cord is cloth covered and there is an inline remote with a microphone that is Apple friendly for Apple friendly devices, so this does make cellphone calls as well. I had a couple of small quibbles with the design. One is that these don't fold up for more compact storage. Also, the shiny or glossy finish on the ear cups may get scratched up over time. The one good thing I will say about this, they do come with a three-year warranty, so if anything goes wrong with them during those three years, presumably, RHA will send you another pair. I'm David Carnoy and those are the RHA SA950i headphones. Thanks for watching.

New releases

The gigantic Lexus GX 460
5:59 August 27, 2014
The gigantic Lexus GX 460
Play video
The Bowers and Wilkins CM1 speakers...
1:50 August 27, 2014
The Bowers and Wilkins CM1 S2 speakers look great and sound terrific but aren't the best choice for punk...
Play video
Plantronics BackBeat Pro: A full-size...
2:33 August 27, 2014
The $250/£250 BackBeat Pro is Plantronic's version of the Beats Studio Wireless, with noise canceling inc...
Play video
Apps to prep for college
0:59 August 27, 2014
Avoid the pitfalls of the first year of college with the help of apps. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on her recommendations...
Play video
Waterproof gadgets for a summer...
2:41 August 26, 2014
Not all gadgets are made equal when it comes to water and dust resistance. Here's what to look out for, plus...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 042: Robot uses...
21:27 August 26, 2014
On today's show, Ashley and Khail discuss a man giving his own blood as a medium for a robot-printed selfie,...
Play video
Samsung working on its own round...
4:38 August 26, 2014
Burger King offers smartphones your way, Android L could be Lemon Meringue Pie, and more round smartwatches...
Play video
Keep your memories in the clou...
3:39 August 26, 2014
There are dozens of digital photo storage sites available, but which one is best for you? We show you how...
Play video
 

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre