Skullcandy HESH 2.0 a comfortable headset but lacks acute: Review & Specs

For about 70 euros Skullcandy HESH 2.0 headphones that have good sound and isolation from the outside. It offers a good bass response, but lack treble, which reduces the sound spectrum. It’s not collapsible, but comes with a carrying case.

Skullcandy HESH 2.0

Cheap closed headphones from Skullcandy provide good isolation from outside. The sound is okay, with good bass, but a little dull.

Skullcandy offers a new version of its Skullcandy HESH 2.0 headphones, launched in 2003. The Skullcandy HESH 2.0 has the Supreme Sound, a sound profile according to the manufacturer who brings the thumping bass, natural reproduction of voices and acute extreme precision. The price (70 euros) is attractive, but what about sound quality? Here is our answer.


The Skullcandy HESH 2.0 is available in several colors and patterns including a rasta design the best taste. The headset is made of plastic, which makes it less robust, with headphones very thick (about 5.5 cm). Nevertheless, it is comfortable to wear and provides excellent insulation from outside noise thanks to its circum aural design. Skullcandy delivers a removable audio cable of good length (1.35 m), but has no microphone for a Use your smartphone. Good point, the Hesh 2.0 comes with a carrying case.
Low … but not acute

The Skullcandy HESH 2.0 headset delivers powerful sound. So you will not need to push the volume on your audio player. In terms of sound quality, you will be enjoying good bass presence, but lamented the poor record highs, resulting in a muffled sound. Measurements confirm this feeling. Certainly, the bandwidth is large (20 to 21,962 Hz), but it is a drop in the midrange (around 9000 Hz), and in the high (15 900 Hz). In addition, the curve is smooth as 20 to 3500 Hz that is to say mainly in the bass.
The verdict

This Skullcandy HESH 2.0 headset offers good comfort and sound quality for the price correct and moreover, treble damage that are not longer present in it.


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