• Westone 4
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  • One of the best soundings earphones available.
  • Very comfortable.
  • Almost totally isolating.


  • This kind of isolation can be dangerous on the street.
  • Can be a hassle inserting and removing in an office setting.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Beatweek Magazine on 100

A product like the Westone 4 evokes the same question often raised with razors: will adding yet another blade, or in this case yet another audio driver, serve to improve the product even more – or is there such a thing as one too many? Fortunately...

By DigitalVersus on 100

The Westone 4 headphones are a class act! They've raised the bar for in-ear headphones ... and for audio products in general come to that. With the Westone 4 headphones in your pocket, there's no need to spend thousands on a home hi-fi system to...

By iLounge on 70

Hats off to Westone, which two years ago introduced the triple-driver model Westone 3, both for moving the industry forward, and for utter consistency of design. Three successor models have followed Westone 3 and used almost the exact same housings:...

By The Gadgeteer on

When I first saw the press release announcing the Westone 4, my first thought was, “OK, now, it’s getting a bit silly.” After all, I’ve owned the Westone 3 for a year now and I love them. The bass is a little forward, but so...

By Engadget on 80

Westone isn't exactly a household name, even in the earphone universe. But what the company lacks in recognition, it more than makes up for in quality. If you'll recall, we had a listen to its ES5 custom in-ear monitors earlier in the year, and...

By AVguide on 100

Playback greatly admires Westone’s superb ES5 custom-fit in-ear monitors (click here for our review), but we also understand that some music lovers would prefer to go with universal-fit in-ear ‘phones rather than going down the custom-fit...

By techPowerUp! on 95

Westone have struck gold with the Westone 4 design. It corrects the main deficits of the Westone 3s' design both sonically and durability wise. The price of $449 is a bit on the high side for many. For the avid music listener the sound quality of...

By TouchMyApps on

My scalp starts to itch when I’ve nothing negative to say about an earphone. But in the Westone 4’s case, I’ll have to contend myself with scratching and scratching. Detailed, well made, well accessorised, and good sounding, it is an...

International Review By Les Numériques on 100

Quelle claque ! Le Westone 4 s'impose comme une référence parmi les intras... et parmi les diffuseurs sonores de manière plus générale. Cet intra peut vous faire économiser un chèque de quelques milliers...