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alaScore 81

5 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the noise isolation. The comfort also gets good feedback. The sound and value for money get mixed reviews. Many are less positive about the bass quality.

comfort, noise isolation

bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the IBM SYSTEM X3100 M4 3.1GHZ 8MB 4GB 0HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony XBA-1iP headphones review


The kind of headphones that come boxed up with iPods and other devices are, in general, awful. They don't do their respective devices justice, leak audio, but more importantly they don't do your listening experience - or your eardrums - justice either.

Good sound isolation, various earbuds for more tailored fit

Proper seal can easily be lost when on the move, expensive, mid-heavy sound that can be tinny/crunchy, lack of low-end bass even when good seal is achieved

The XBA-1iP in-ear headphones have multiple earbud sizes for a tight fit and the sound isolation is impressive. But for £89 the sound is nothing special; there’s a lack of bass that lets mid-levels dominate and, therefore, the overall listening...