RHA MA 350 Noise Isolating Aluminum Earphones

Final Thoughts | RHA MA 350 Earphones

As I disclosed fairly early in this review, these are all-around great earphones for the price (~$40). I consider the sound, comfort, and style to be above average for this price range. I really couldn't identify any explicit faults in the design or performance of the RHA MA350 Noise Isolating Aluminum earphones that are befitting of its intended market and compared to some of its popular close competitors. I would go so far as to say that these earphones are "market leading" in their price range for sound and comfort, and while style is obviously in the eye of the beholder, I personally enjoy the clean, simplistic (yet functional) looks.


Also important is durability.  And while we haven't had these long enough to know for sure just how well they'll fare, they give pretty good indication they'll hold up just fine.  The anchors in the earbudsd are rock solid, and the braided cable has critical reinforcement in the Y-split junction while doing a good job at preventing creases and bearing tension when you drop your phone and catch it by the end of the MA 350 cable.  The all-aluminum housing, which you pretty much only find on $100+ earphones, is rock solid and the parts mesh perfectly.


The Good


The Bad

  • "Market Leading" sound for the price
  • Comfortable, snug fitting design
  • Clean, simplistic, functional aesthetics
  • Low risk investment, at $40
  • Great overall construction
  • Some upper midrange bias that is unfavorable at very high volumes (easily mitigated with EQ, if you prefer)

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