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Sony Headphones & Headsets Reviews

Updated: Jul 16, 2018 22:39
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#1
alaScore 100

Sony WH-1000XM2

Bowers & Wilkins, Audio-Technica, Sony, Beats, and a whole lot more

17 expert reviews | 683 user reviews

#2
alaScore 97

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...

44 expert reviews | 1111 user reviews

#3
alaScore 97

Sony WI-1000X

Aside from offerings from Bose, the Sony WI-1000X earphones deliver some of the best in-ear noise cancellation we've heard. Their audio performance is also a bit more compelling than the typical Bose sound signature, and Sony has an advantage in that...

10 expert reviews | 28 user reviews

#4
alaScore 96

Sony WF-1000X

While it comes with a frustrating lack of polish, the Sony WF-1000X is one of the best-sounding totally wireless earphones currently available.

18 expert reviews | 292 user reviews

#5
alaScore 94

Sony WF-SP700N

The WF-SP700N are comfortable, well-functioning fully wireless in-ears, but short battery life and an oversized design keeps them off our list.

3 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

#6
alaScore 93

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 | 86 user reviews

#7
alaScore 92

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 | 453 user reviews

#8
alaScore 92

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 | 503 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...

6 expert reviews | 140 user reviews

#10
alaScore 91

Sony h.ear on 2 Mini Wireless / WH-H800

The Sony WH-H800 headphones look like a nifty pair. They're part of the distinctively designed h.ear 2 range but, unlike their larger siblings that we've tested before, these are an on-ear pair. You'll be able to fit them in your bag more easily, but...

3 expert reviews | 18 user reviews

#11
alaScore 91

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 | 718 user reviews

#12
alaScore 91

Sony MDR-Z7

Sony's MDR-Z7 headphones sound gorgeous—they're perfectly suited for those seeking to hear every last detail. All genres sound fantastic through their drivers, and the fit is comfortable, even during long listening periods. To check mixes in a...

17 expert reviews | 105 user reviews

#13
alaScore 91

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...

2 expert reviews | 74 user reviews

#14
alaScore 90

Sony PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset

Sony's PlayStation Gold headset provides clear, powerful sound, convincing virtual surround, and the kind of long-wear comfort that holds up under marathon gaming sessions.

3 expert reviews | 385 user reviews

#15
alaScore 90

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

#16
alaScore 90

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.

13 expert reviews | 301 user reviews

#17
alaScore 90

Sony MDR-XB50 / MDR-XB50AP

Sony's MDR-XB50AP in-ear headphones are claimed to give club-like sound thanks to their X-Bass feature. But will other commuters be able to hear the beat as you head off to work? We sent these Sony headphones to our test lab to find out whether they...

2 expert reviews | 2838 user reviews

#18
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.

11 expert reviews | 2006 user reviews

#19
alaScore 90

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...

6 expert reviews | 164 user reviews

#20
alaScore 89

Sony WI-C400

I have been useing Bluetooth headphones for a few years now but just cheap ones. After my last pair broke i decided to go ahead and get a legit sony pair and i definitely wouldnt go back now. Lasts days without being charged doesn't get in the way of...

19 user reviews

#21
alaScore 89

Sony WH-H900N

The Sony h.ear range is quirkily styled, but the WH-H900N headphones are designed to do the same job as all high-end headphones - make your music sound amazing. Expensive Sony headphones have had a real mix of results in our test lab, so we were...

1 expert reviews | 47 user reviews

#22
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 | 265 user reviews

#23
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 | 373 user reviews

#24
alaScore 89

Sony MDR-XB70AP

Very good, precisely gives you the best audio quality you can get with in-ear headphones. I recently bought Sony mdr-xb50ap, but when I saw this one coming out, I just had to buy these ones! Even though the previous one I got was so gold, then imagine...

75 user reviews

#25
alaScore 89

Sony MDR-ZX770BT

Performance and Conclusions The MDR-ZX770BT is outfitted with a feature Sony calls "Beat Response Control," which sounds like a gimmicky term for "digital signal processing" (DSP), a way headphones and speakers avoid distortion on bass at high volumes...

2 expert reviews | 352 user reviews

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