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JBL T290 review

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Key features
  • In-ear
  • Wired
Expert review

A pair of good-looking, in-ear headphones for a bargain price: what's not to like? If the JBL T290s can improve on the headphones that come with your smartphone, they'd probably be a sound investment. But what did our expert listening panel think of their sound? Brilliant bargain or second-rate shocker? Read on to find out.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What are they?
  • How do they sound?
  • What are they like to live with?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Should I buy them?
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First reviewed by Which?

December 2019

Released

November 2016

Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 266 headphones and found that there are 46 Don't Buys and 35 Best Buys.
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  2. 55%
    Average score
  3. 91%
    Highest score
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