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Sony DR-EX61IP

alaTest has collected and analyzed 205 reviews of Sony DR-EX61IP. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Comments about the usability and bass quality are overall positive. The comfort and price are also appreciated. 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 DR-EX61IP is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 197 user reviews of Sony DR-EX61IP 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 People are impressed by the usability and bass quality. The comfort and price also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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)

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: w2review (

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

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Beldon (

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

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Liner (

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

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Jacc (



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

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: amoreno (

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

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: SuperDuper (

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

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Waterguy (

Great ear buds that function with the iPhone 6+


These have good bass, a good selection of tips to fit any ear (unlike the Apple headphones), and a good microphone. I tried the popular Amazon iLuv headphones and a set by Skull Candy... they were both inferior in sound (no bass) and fit. Plus, the...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: thor49 (

Solid Sound


Comfortable fit!

Feb, 2015