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SoundMagic PL30 review

These budget buds are a real steal, make sure you can get a bargain and you'll be laughing Tested at £30.00

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

Great headphones that are held back by better value rivals


  • +

    Solid bass, good body and punch


  • -

    Better value from rivals

The SoundMAGIC PL30s prove a pleasant surprise.

In the box you get an abundance of buds, both foam and plastic, as well as a chunky but solid carry case and a pair of comfortable over-ear clips.

The delivery boasts bouncy, solid bass, with lovely punch and body through the range.

The presentation has decent dynamics and scale - only better value rivals holds them back from a fifth star.

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