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Sony Headphones & Headsets Reviews

Updated: Oct 23, 2017 23:29
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#1
alaScore 100

Sony MDR-1000X

The Sony MDR-1000x are a feature-packed pair of noise-cancelling headphones, and the best we have ever tested overall. While some headphones offer slightly stronger noise cancelling, and others distinctly crafted sound signatures, never have we seen...

38 expert reviews | 745 user reviews

#2
alaScore 97

Sony WF-1000X

Without doubt the best wireless earphones in the world.

2 expert reviews

#3
alaScore 97

Sony WH-1000XM2

Sony WH-1000XM2 hands-on from IFA 2017: the successor to the excellent MDR-1000X looks to be better in nearly every way.

3 expert reviews | 24 user reviews

#4
alaScore 96

Sony MDR-XB950B1

From a sheer engineering perspective, I can appreciate the work that Sony put into making the headphones sound the way they way they do without distorting wildly. From a musical perspective, they offer an alternate twist on reality, padding each track...

5 expert reviews | 27 user reviews

#5
alaScore 94

Sony h.ear on Wireless NC MDR-100ABN

Priced to compete with Bose's QuietComfort 35, the comfortable H.ear On Wireless NC offers impressive sound and noise canceling that make it a strong contender in the category.

13 expert reviews | 445 user reviews

#6
alaScore 94

Sony MDR-XB650BT

The Sony MDR-XB650BT is marketed as an "extra bass" headphone pair, and that's exactly what you get—along with a very comfy build. Booming bass fiends will absolutely love these while purists (or even those who really like bass but also want some...

11 expert reviews | 334 user reviews

#7
alaScore 92

Sony MDR-1A

The supercomfortable Sony MDR-1A does a good job balancing clarity with just enough of laid-backness to make it a very versatile headphone that's well worth considering if you're looking for a full-size headphone in the $250-$300 range.

20 expert reviews | 702 user reviews

#8
alaScore 92

Sony MDR-XB950N1

Sony's MDR-XB950N1 headphones deliver a sound signature that's less crisp and bright than many we test, but avoid sounding muddy when the bass is tamped down. When the effect is engaged, all bets are off. The noise cancellation is quite good for this...

3 expert reviews | 39 user reviews

#9
alaScore 92

Sony MDR-XB80BS

If big bass motivates you during your workouts, Sony's MDR-XB80BS earphones will provide it in spades and stay in place while doing so. However, many bass lovers don't necessarily realize that they also want a crisp high-mid punch to help add crunch...

3 expert reviews | 95 user reviews

#10
alaScore 91

Sony h.ear on Wireless NC

Priced to compete with Bose's QuietComfort 35, the comfortable H.ear On Wireless NC offers impressive sound and noise canceling that make it a strong contender in the category.

4 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#11
alaScore 91

Sony MDR-100AAP

While it would stand out from the competition more if it cost a little less, the Sony H.ear On MDR-100A is a likable over-ear headphone that's comfortable, sounds good, and is attractively designed.

11 expert reviews | 279 user reviews

#12
alaScore 91

Sony PlayStation Platinum Wireless

The Sony Platinum are nothing special. Other than the features on the interface side of things, the restrictions placed on the 3D surround capabilities and uncomfortable design hold back the headset.

2 expert reviews | 32 user reviews

#13
alaScore 91

Sony Xperia Ear

I was excited about the Xperia Ear and what it promised until I realized that, as it stands, the device does nothing different from Siri or Google over wired earbuds. In particular, the fact that it requires you to use your hand and press a button to...

8 expert reviews | 73 user reviews

#14
alaScore 90

Sony MDR-Z7

While expensive, the well-built and supercomfortable Sony MDR-Z7 can go toe to toe with competing high-end audiophile headphones.

15 expert reviews | 104 user reviews

#15
alaScore 90

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

While it isn't quite as good as the Beats Studio wireless, Sony's MDR-ZX770BN is a quality Bluetooth headphone and costs significantly less.

9 expert reviews | 1654 user reviews

#16
alaScore 90

Sony MDR-XB50BS

It's got some small downsides, but the reasonably priced Sony MDR-XB50BS is a step up in sound from a lot of inexpensive wireless sports headphones.

4 expert reviews | 73 user reviews

#17
alaScore 89

Sony MDR-XB9950BT

I bought this 3 weeks ago and I don't know how I got on with out

96 user reviews

#18
alaScore 89

Sony MDR-XB70BT

These unusual Bluetooth headphones from Sony hook around your neck - it looks interesting, but it's the sound we're interested in. According to Sony there's extra bass built-in, so read our full review to find out whether the sound still feels balanced.

2 expert reviews | 202 user reviews

#19
alaScore 89

Sony MDR-RF895RK

The Sony MDR-RF895RK headphones are a relatively unusual pair. They're designed for you to use at home, so you can enjoy films, TV and music without disturbing anyone else. Are these headphones the height of comfort and quality, or just an unnecessary...

1 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#20
alaScore 89

Sony MDR-EX750BT

The eye-catching Sony MDR-EX750BT headphones stand out from the crowd when it comes to looks, but can they beat the competition in a battle of sound quality? Our test lab has the answers.

1 expert reviews | 17 user reviews

#21
alaScore 89

Sony MDR-ZX220BT

The Sony MDR-ZX220BT Bluetooth headphones are an on-ear pair with minimalist looks. They're very reasonably priced for a wireless pair, so we were intrigued to see whether these headphones could stand up to more expensive models sound-wise. Our expert...

1 expert reviews | 203 user reviews

#22
alaScore 89

Sony MDR-XB550AP

Sony's 'extra bass' range is all about increased power in the low end of the sound range, aimed at fans of dance music and hip hop. The MDR-XB550AP headphones are a wired, on-ear member of this range. We sent them to our lab to find out whether these...

1 expert reviews | 29 user reviews

#23
alaScore 89

Sony MDR-10RBT

The Sony MDR-10RBT gets you about 75 percent of the way to the Beats Studio Wireless for a lot less money.

14 expert reviews | 1006 user reviews

#24
alaScore 89

Sony MDR-XB510AS

Sony has an entire range of headphones devoted to 'extra bass', and this MDR-XB510AS model is specifically designed to drive your workout with its low-end punch. They may be able to deliver a thumping soundtrack to your training, but how well do these...

1 expert reviews | 24 user reviews

#25
alaScore 89

Sony MDR-1ABT

The Sony MDR-1ABT Bluetooth over-ear headphones are not just big in size, they're just as big in the audio department too. Delivering big bass without being over-the-top, there's oodles of all-round quality and excellent balance to be found here,...

9 expert reviews | 182 user reviews

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