Our Verdict Poor perfomance lets these cans down For Simple to use Against Cluttered and muffled sound Reviewed on 21st August 2009 Complete with responsive touch controls on the two earphones for skipping tracks and an easy rotating wheel for adjusting the volume, the Philips SHB9000s prove simple enough to pair and get working. Sadly we're less enamoured by the quality of the sound that's revealed. Sounding cluttered and muffled, with a fair amount of background interference noise, these headphones are disappointing. Jack-of-all-trades it may be, but Philips hasn't yet mastered Bluetooth headphones. See all our five-star headphone reviews More after the break Follow whathifi.com on Twitter Related News The best What Hi-Fi? deals of the week Fri, 24 Mar 2017, 02:26pm Headphones catch fire mid-flight, injuring airline passenger Wed, 15 Mar 2017, 04:26pm The best headphone deals - in-ear, over-ear, wireless and more Mon, 06 Mar 2017, 04:44pm The 10 most popular reviews on What Hi-Fi? Wed, 01 Mar 2017, 03:56pm The AH-C160Ws are Denon's sporty new wireless earphones Thu, 16 Feb 2017, 12:00am Headphones Philips SHB9000 Stay on top of your sound with What Hi-Fi? in your inbox every week Thank you for registering for our Newsletter We will send you relevant emails and updates.