The Good The Philips Fidelio M1s offer clear, natural sound and a very comfortable fit for on-ear headphones. They also fold flat, have an attractive design, and have an inline one-button remote/microphone for making cell phone calls. A protective carrying pouch is included.
The Bad Sound comes across a little recessed.
The Bottom Line While they fall short of delivering truly excellent sound, the well-designed Philips Fidelio M1 on-ear headphones are comfortable to wear and well-suited for day-to-day use.
Clear-sounding, comfortable headphones
Last year we reviewed the
However, due to its size, the L1 model isn't suited to mobile use, whereas the step-down M1 -- true to the "M" in its name -- is.
The M1 on-ear headphones feature a fairly slick and lightweight design, as well as a notably comfortable fit. They also sound quite decent, offering clear, well-balanced sound that fans of more natural-sounding headphones will like.
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Sex, drugs, rock-and-roll: our innocent children need to be sheltered from this unholy triumvirate of badness, and Philips is attempting to tackle the third evil in the line-up with its new range of child-safe headphones.