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Sony MDR-MA100

Sony MDR-MA100
alaScore 82

30 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the usability and bass quality are on the whole positive. The value for money and comfort are also mentioned favorably.

sound, comfort, price, bass quality, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-MA100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 30 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for Sony MDR-MA100


alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of Sony MDR-MA100 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on

usability, sound, size

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

This summary is based on the product: Sony MDRMA100B.AE Home Headphones

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Find it's sweet spot!


I have these plugged into my computer, playing music through winamp. With the equalizer set to flat, they have good sound reproduction. I modified my equalizer a bit, nothing drastic on the high and low ends, and it sounds majestic. You can't be...

Comfortable, Lightweight, Good sound reproduction

Cannot handle high decibels, not that you'd want it to

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Not what i expected


I know these headphones are cheap but the sound is horrible. Its muffled and bland. This is the first time I have bought headphones in over a decade and the performance is worse than those old ones that were cheap as well. I cannot recommend them.


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comfortable headphones


Sound is quite decent for a cheap headset. Sound is better, and ergonomics much better than MDRZX100. Bonus for the foam earpads, not getting sweaty after 15 mins like with the "leather" ones. They fit perfectly over my ears, and can watch a whole...

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great for people with low budget


it's a bit uncomfortable on wearing it but it you are not willing to waste alot of money on heaphones this item is as good as it gets if you are buying at best buy and with the brand sony.

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Sony MDR - MA100


Its quite a good headphone for this price. Its amazing for the type of songs in love. I dont want to make specs complicated Its well suited for 1.Those who love to listen high pitch and strong melodies( Silent powerful songs) 2.Songs with multiple...

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A headphone with simplicity


Good crystal clear sound. I'm using it for watching movies, not much of music. Clear depth of sound for movies. The pads are comfortable for long use, but I think you may feel a little itching sensation when put on for over 4 hours or more. Prime...

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don't go for it...if u think your 1000 rs have some value for can check other brand in same price.........................................................................................................................................

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Worth the price ;)


I bought this headphones around 1-2 months ago, though from Sony store.. But the product is just amazing. Bass is awesome. Sound is awesome. Looks is awesome. Even if you are hearing songs at a bit high volume, The bass and sound is perfect. You can...

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A Delight !


Ordered and received my set of Sony MDR-MA100 back in September. Did a fair amount of research before finally ordering it. When i opened the box, i was a little unimpressed. The headphones were a little too big for my liking. I wanted something that...

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great sound with good clearity


i purchased on 1 oct after read lots of review. i am confused in sony mdr ma100 and Philips shp1900. but i choose sony mdr ma 100, and i must say this is ture value of money. bass is not so loud but overall its good for who want to listen clean and...


Product Specifications


Active Noise Cancellation: No
Dolby PL / AC3: No
Earclip: No
Neckband: No
Noise Cancellation: No

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone:Not Applicable
Signal Connection:Wired