Home Audio Gear Reviews HIFIMAN HM-700 Portable Music Player with RE-400B Balanced In-Ear Phones Review

Price and Where to Buy

The HiFiMAN HM-700 with RE-400B has been in the market for quite some time now. There are three models to choose from: HM-700 16GB capacity with RE-400B currently retails for $189 USD, HM-700 32GB capacity with RE-400B currently retails for $249 USD and the HM-700 32GB capacity with RE-600 currently retails for $349 USD. Among these three variants, I think the HM-700 32GB capacity with RE-400B has the better value.

HiFiMAN HM-700 with RE-400B Balanced Earphones Review: Conclusion

HiFiMAN HM700 and RE-400B Review

After using the HiFiMAN HM-700 with the RE-400B for several months, I think the company has upheld its standards when it comes to audio quality. Some of you might have directly proceeded here in the conclusion part. I would recommend that you go through all the section of this review before deciding to hit the buy button and later realize that this is not the kind of portable player you are looking for. Like I said, the HM-700 and RE-400B is a good combination of personal audio, specially for people who are on the go. But I think it’s not for everyone either.

If you fancy with modern day user interface, like what you are used to with an Android phone or an iPod/iPhone, you might be disappointed with the UI in the HM-700. Honestly it’s not the best out there. Also, if you like full control of the music library, like sorting or organizing the music, jumping from one song to another, the HM-700 is somewhat weak on that portion as well. This is the kind of player where you put all your music in the player, play the music and go. It’s all about the audio quality in the first place.

The good thing about this player is that the audio quality doesn’t disappoint. I mean for an entry level audio player and a sub $100 in-ear phone, it’s really something I didn’t expect. The synergy between the HM-700 and RE-400B is simply great, they complement each other and they produce a clean, detailed and musical audio. Again, both the HM-700 and RE-400B are meant to be used with one another. The HM-700 is not meant to be used with other audio system, or connect with an external DAC/AMP, you may not get the sound quality that you expect.

Overall, I find good value in the HiFiMAN HM-700 and RE-400B. The display and user interface is not built to impress, but sound quality is excellent for an entry level portable music player. It’s recommendable for music lovers who are on the go and for those who just wants to listen to good music without breaking the bank.

 

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Peter Paul
I love computers since I was a kid. I’m always fascinated with new technology, especially in the PC world. Many years ago, I was curious if the reviews I read were true and real. So, why not test them myself and share my first-hand experience? And thus, here we are. Thanks for reading!

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