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Sony MDR-G45LP

alaTest has collected and analyzed 265 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the usability and portability are on the whole positive. The value for money and sound also get good opinions. Many are negative about the reliability.

comfort, sound, value for money, portability, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-G45LP is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 265 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Sony MDR-G45LP


alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony MDR-G45LP from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on

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

This summary is based on the product: Sony MDRG45LP Behind the Neck Headphones

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Not for glasses wearers!


These headphones are so extremely uncomfortable if you wear glasses! The part that hooks behind/over your ear has to share space with your glasses, so they pinch and make your glasses sit cockeyed. That makes me dizzy and uncomfortable. They only way I...


extremely uncomfortablr

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Just what I needed...


Headphones sound good and are exactly what I wanted. Fits great, does not hurt, longer enough audio cable, good price and shipped right away!


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best headphones


Sound quality is superb and crystal clear.

Superior sound quality, comfortable band

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Tony the Tiger thinks they're Grrrrreat!


I like these phones cuz they're light weight, and don't fatigue my ears. I wear them when i get tired of by buds or my full size studio type phones. I find the sound adequate for casual listening. For the price, you're not going to get deep bass...

Good sound for the price, light weight


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Very good


It feels great on your ears. Nice loud headphone with great sound. I had it over a year and haven't blown out like other cheapo headphone. It was worth every penny. It doesn't hurt your ears after a long time

No shut down noise

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Only for the budget listeners


For those that don't like to read long reviews, now is your time to keep moving. For the rest of us, prop your feet up and get a drink because we are about to get serious.

clear highs, snug fit

polarizing fit, no lows

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Good, not as bad as others make it seem


I think that this headset is pretty cool, not like all the others are saying.

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Horrible Headphones At Any Price


Other than reliability (which I can’t judge after only 5 minutes of listening), these headphones may be the worst headphones I've ever used. Just wanted an inexpensive set to use at work when I'm listening to voice mails and watching the Daily Show...



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Taking them back


I got these becuase I could not find a pair of the MDR-J10. I had previously in years past had a pair of these behind the head style headphones and I was satitisifed with them but these are not the same product. They felt cheap right out of the box....


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Product Specifications

The behind-the-neck design of these stable, two-ounce Street Style neckband headphones won't interfere with your hair - you can even wear a hat without interference. Perfect for sports or just jogging through the neighborhood. Wear these MDR-G45LP Street Style neckband headphones for hours in complete comfort. The lightweight construction has an urban design and weighs just two ounces without the cord, which is positioned on just one side to stay out of your way. Play sports, dance or just walk to your favorite music with these headphones that won? t interfere with your hat or your hairstyle.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Behind-the-neck
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:16 - 20000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Portable audio system

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony MDR

Remote Control

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