The PortaPro is a pair of on ear headphones which is great for mobile use. Despite the small drivers, these headphones sound pretty good with nice bass for its size and with decent overall clarity. These headphones also feature a foldable design which makes them really easy to bring on the go.
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Pro Versatile sound output which is full and warm despite the small drivers in these headphones
Despite being quite small, these headphones are capable of producing good sound that can be quite enjoyable. The bass stands out as it is full and has good extension. The mid-range may not be the most detailed, but there is a smoothness to it that gives the sound a warm and pleasing quality. There is a slight roll-off to the high frequencies yet detail and extension is still good . Overall, these headphones can give a fun listening experience that can work well with all genres of music.
Pro Can turn heads due to their retro design
These headphones can easily catch the eye because of their retro design. The unusual shape of the driver case and the blue accents definitely give these headphones a unique look.
Pro Lifetime warranty
Koss provides a lifetime warranty for these headphones.
Pro Feels durable and reliable thanks to its great build and the use of high quality materials.
The Koss PortaPro may look thin and flimsy, but are actually much more durable than their looks suggest. The headband is made out of metal and can take some flex without snapping. The plastics used also exude a quality feel.
Pro Enhanced portability thanks to the included carrying pouch
When used on the go, these headphones get extra protection from the included carrying pouch. This pouch looks simple and is made out of pleather, which should protect these headphones from scratches.
Pro Can accommodate a wide range of head sizes due to great headband adjustment mechanism
The headband can easily be adjusted to fit a user's head. The assembly features sliding metal pieces which can easily be set to fit small to large heads.
Pro You can further adjust these headphones' fit with the ComfortZone system
It is possible for users to further adjust the fit and comfort of these headphones. Aside from headband adjustment, users can also adjust the clamping force of the ear cups using the Comfort Zone system. This changes how secure the ear cups attach to the headband, which results in either a loose or tight clamp.
Pro Easy to bring on the go as these can collapse down to a very compact size
The ear cups can be folded into the headband. This further reduces its already slim design into something that is much more compact. When folded down, these headphones can easily fit in small bags.
Con Danger for hair
Hair tends to get snagged on the metal headband which can get quite uncomfortable.
Con These are not the headphones for you if you are looking for powerful sound
If you are looking for headphones that offer a lot of thump and a lot of detail then these are not for you. The headphone drivers are too small to create powerful and highly detailed sound.