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Sony h.ear on Wireless NC MDR-100ABN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 462 reviews of Sony h.ear on Wireless NC MDR-100ABN. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and noise isolation. The comfort and usability are also appreciated, but reviews are divided on the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony h.ear on Wireless NC MDR-100ABN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony h.ear on Wireless NC MDR-100ABN

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Sony h.ear on Wireless NC MDR-100ABN from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the noise isolation and design. The comfort and sound are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative reviews about the price.

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95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony h.ear MDR100A Wireless High Resolution Noise Cancelling Over Ear Headphones - BlackSony h.ear MDR100A Wireless High Resolution Noise Cancelling Over Ear Headphones - Black

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony h.ear on Wireless NC MDR-100ABN

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Sony h.ear on Wireless NC MDR-100ABN from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and design. The usability and comfort also get good reviews.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony H.ear on Wireless NC Headphone, Black (MDR100ABN/B)Sony H.ear on Wireless NC Headphone, Black (MDR100ABN/B)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Sony h.ear MDR-100ABN Red

 

The headphone , which is also known as the MDR-1ABN, is very comfortable, although at 10.25 ounces or 290 grams it's a little heavier than Bose's QuietComfort 35 and isn't quite as comfortable as that model. But at least it's a close contest, and most...

The Sony H.ear On Wireless NC is a comfortable premium wireless Bluetooth headphone that sounds impressive for a Bluetooth headphone, performs well as a headset for making calls, and offers effective noise cancellation that adapts to your surroundings.

Headphones fold up but don't fold flat; when folded up in carrying case, package is slightly bulky; somewhat expensive.

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.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Sony MDR-100ABN h.ear on Wireless NC headphones review: Silly name, serious noise-cancelling

 

Top-end Sony MDR headphones of recent years have offered a fantastic range of over-ear and on-ear products with leading audio. So when we received the new Sony MDR-100ABN wireless noise-cancelling headphones we were rather excited about using them on...

Decent noise-cancelling ability, sound fine when active, comfier to wear than earlier MDR models

Passive quality is poor, plasticky look and feel, expensive for what they are, not class-leading sound like earlier MDR models

With the battery charged, power on, volume up high and noise-cancelling activated the h.ear on Wireless NC MDR-100ABN headphones are at their best. In this situation the output is solid, albeit not class-leading and not of the quality of previous...

Jun, 2016

Techradar Recommended 2016

Expert review by: Marc Chacksfield (techradar.com)

Sony H.ear On MDR-100ABN review

 

Sony's latest headphones look great and, more importantly, sound great too

Exceptional comfort ; Long battery life ; Brilliant Hi-Res Audio functionality ; Stylish look

Lack of low-battery warning ; No touch controls ; Wireless Hi-Res Audio only available through LDAC devices

Stunning to look at and fantastic to listen to, the latest in the H.ear On range proves once again that Sony is up there with the best when it comes to manufacturing high-quality headphones.

May, 2016

Recommended by TR

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Sony MDR-100ABN h.ear on Wireless

 

The Sony MDR-100ABN h.ear on Wireless headphones are made for the buyer who wants everything. They have the eye-catching looks of a set of street headphones, and also include wireless functionality and active noise cancellation.

Decent sound quality, great wireless, and noise cancellation that's comparable to that of the Bose QC25 make the Sony MDR-100ABN h.ear on Wireless and excellent option for just about anyone who lives or works in the city.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Sony MDR-100ABN review

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The Sony MDR-100ABNs are wireless Bluetooth headphones aimed at the premium end of the market. With an over-ear design and noise cancelling technology, they're designed to give a truly immersive experience. But how good do these headphones sound and...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Nandagopal Rajan (indianexpress.com)

Sony MDR-100ABN review: Bose has competition in noise cancelling

 

Sony MDR-100ABN is one of the best alternative to a Bose noise cancelling headphone

May, 2016

Expert review by: (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)

Sony h.ear on MDR-100ABN review: Noise cancellation at its best - The Times of India

 

Just you and your music. This is what Sony has to say about its new h.ear on MDR-100ABN noise cancelling headphones.

Lightweight ; Excellent Noise Cancellation ; Both wired and wireless

At Rs 21,999, the MDR-100ABN are a worthy investment for someone looking forward to buying high quality noise canceling headphones. Even when compared to the likes of Bose, the MDR-100ABN are a versatile choice. More than the audio quality, this pair...

May, 2016

Expert review by: (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)

Sony h.ear on MDR-100ABN review: Noise cancellation at its best

 

Just you and your music. This is what Sony has to say about its new h.ear on MDR-100ABN noise cancelling headphones.

At Rs 21,999, the MDR-100ABN are a worthy investment for someone looking forward to buying high quality noise canceling headphones. Even when compared to the likes of Bose, the MDR-100ABN are a versatile choice. More than the audio quality, this pair...

May, 2016

Expert review by: (gadgets.ndtv.com)

Sony h.ear On Wireless NC (MDR-100ABN) Headphones Review

 

Immersive sound Fantastic sonic isolation and noise cancellation Strong sub-bass, competent mids and highs Entertaining sonic signature Comfortable design

A bit expensive Takes a long time to charge

Sony's product range has always been focused on the lower end, and buyers with a big budget are less likely to go for a brand that is perceived as 'mass market'. Products such as the h.ear On Wireless NC should go a long way in helping change that...

Consumer review by: Male69 (argos.co.uk)

wireless noise cancelling stereo headset

 

bought it just over a month ago Sep 2017 before we flew to Canada and enjoyed them especially on all the flights we took across Canada

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery level indicator: Yes
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Built-In
Charging Time:6
Continuous audio playback time:20
Standby Time:200
Talk Time:18

Design

Color of product:Black / Blue / Lime / Pink / Red / Yellow
Foldable: Yes
Headset type:Binaural
Volume Control:Digital
Wearing style:Head-band

Energy Management

Battery life (max):20
Battery recharge time:6
Battery voltage:3.6
Rechargeable: Yes

Headphones

Acoustic system:Closed
Driver type:Dynamic
Driver unit:1.57
Ear coupling:Circumaural
Headphone frequency:5 - 40000
Headphone sensitivity:103
Impedance:32
Magnet type:Neodymium
Noise-canceling: Yes
Voice coil type:CCAW
Wearing style:Head-band

Indication

LED Indicators: Yes
Recharge indicator: Yes

Microphone

Microphone frequency:100 - 8000
Microphone input impedance:2000
Noise-canceling: Yes

Packaging Data

Cables included:Audio (3.5mm)
Storage pouch: Yes
User guide: Yes

Performance

Brand compatibility:Universal
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
Wireless technologies:Wired/NFC/Bluetooth / Wired/Wireless

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP,AVRCP,HFP,HSP
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cable Length:47.2
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Connector contacts plating:Gold
Detachable cable: Yes
Device interface:Bluetooth + 3.5 mm (1/8")
Interface Type:3.5 mm (1/8")
Microphone in: Yes
Wireless range:393.7
Wireless technologies:Wired/Wireless

Power

Rechargeable:Y

Technical Details

Color: Yes
Driver diameter:1.57
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:10.2