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Sony Drex61ip Premium Ex Monitor Earbuds (black)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 206 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and bass quality. The comfort and price also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the reliability.

sound, price, comfort, bass quality, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony Drex61ip Premium Ex Monitor Earbuds (black) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 196 user reviews of Sony Drex61ip Premium Ex Monitor Earbuds (black) from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on

sound, price, comfort, bass quality, usability


86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony DREX61IP Premium EX Monitor Earbuds (Black)

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Bad Choice


I have used older models of these Sony earbuds over the years and have always liked them until now. I rarely write reviews on products but wanted to on this one. I've always liked fhaving the remote access for adjusting volume. However, a new feature...

Ear Comfort, Sound Quality, Remote for volume adjustment

Remote start/stop play feature

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Volume controls not working 2 days after opening


So I got these from Amazon and they worked great.. for the two runs I went out the last two days. Today the volume up and down button don't do anything on my iPhone 5 (they were fine for the last two days) so what gives? I have looked around and not...

usability, features, quality construction

Volume controls broken


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Form factor and function Great- Sound OK


I used SONY Ex-71SL for many years and liked the fact that they were behind the neck and asymmetric, plus the sound cancellation was great and bass was deep and convincing. (Cant find them anymore except poorer quality knockoffs from China). These...

usability, features, quality construction

not enough bass, sound isolation OK

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Great headset


I like being able to listen to my music and take calls on my iPhone. Like the inline remote for volume and track control.

Love the in line remote

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nice headphones they sound great


good buy

Comfortable","Compact","Durable","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight","Stylish

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My best Sony earphones yet!


I bought these after my previous Sony earphones lost the sound out of the right speaker. Since I had them for Around a year, figured maybe okay, try another pair. These are an upgrade

Comfortable","Compact","Good Bass","Great Sound","Lightweight


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Very nice headset


Works great with my sony mp3 player. I just love the sound.

Comfortable","Durable","Good Bass","Good Value

Falls Off\/Out Of Ear

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I rarely write reviews, but felt compelled to do so after using them for a week now. I bought many different in-ear's over the past 3 years, from relatively inexpensive to really expensive, and none were really,,, perfect. Either uncomfortable with...

Perfect fit and clear sound

no protective case

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Nice Looking, Average Sound


They look and feel great, and I love the iphone remote but the sound is not as good as previous sony earbuds I've owned. I don't know if the lack of great sound has to do with the fact that the headphones have a mic and remote but it is just not what I...

Look and feel great

Don't Sound like Sony headphones

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It's Amazing


I just opened it and am impressed by the quality. I hope the sound-canceling is good, didn't test it yet.

Fits perfectly, The remote sits right above my clothes, I never have to take out my iPod again, comfortable

The remote blocks the grip thing from sliding all the way up