The Panasonic ErgoFit In-Ear Earbuds are not new to the market, matter of fact, they have been around for more than a few years, what makes them standout from other affordable earbuds. The high ratings on its reviews, many have stated these basic earbuds are not only affordable, but comfortable in wearing, durable, and has a nice sound quality.
Panasonic first introduced the ErgoFit- RP-HJE-120 with the average retail price starting as low as $6.00 and the max of ( $10.00, you might can find them cheaper if you check around for sales and discounts.) CNET rated the basic Panasonic ErgoFit earbuds an overall rating of 8/10, stating the design and performance were both above average, giving the basic ErgoFit a 7 out of 10 in design and performance.
Most reviews do point out that both ErgoFit earbuds feel thin and cheap, but once getting beyond that the review ratings start to climb above average. Amazon has over 54,000 customer reviews and the basic ErgoFit are picked as Amazon’s Choice with a rating of 4 out of 5. Amazon is currently selling the basic ErgoFit starting at $8.95 up to $9.99, depending on the color.
The Second style of the Panasonic ErgoFit earbuds – RP-TCM125 was released after the basic ErgoFit, the difference between the two, the second style has an integrated single button remote and Mic. Tomsguide rated the ErgoFit w/Mic a 4 out of 5, stating the Panasonic RP-TCM125 earbuds were ultra cheap, ultra-comfortable, and good sound quality for the price. The Panasonic website has over 300 reviews on the ErgoFit RP-TCM125 with a rating of 4.5 out of 5. Majority gave a high score for durability, exceeding expectations, and quality sound.
Both ErgoFit earbuds are designed for ultimate comfort & fit, and each style earbuds comes with 3 pair of soft earpads (S/M/L), each has a 3.6 foot long cord which threads comfortably through clothing and bags. Majority of the reviews state the earbuds fit and feel comfortable in the ears. The large 9-mm neodymium drivers produce a wider frequency response (10H2-24Hz) than most earbuds in its class, allowing for a fuller listening sound from base to treble.
There are a few cons, the thin cable does tend to tangle easy, the earbuds seem to be constructed out of some sort of durable plastic, and there is no volume control indicator, but for the cost, the pros far outweigh the cons, a point to be considered. The Panasonic ErgoFit – RP TCM 125 are available in 9 colors on the Panasonic website for $9.99, but currently on back -order. Amazon also carry the Panasonic ErgoFit RP TCM 125’s but in limited colors, prices ranging from $13.97 – $14.49 w/ Amazon Prime.
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