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Sony MDR-MA100

Sony MDR-MA100
alaScore 81

31 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Sony MDR-MA100. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and bass quality. The price and comfort are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed views about the portability.

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 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 31 reviews)

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Sony MDR-MA100


alaTest has collected and analyzed 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 People are impressed by the sound and usability, but there are some mixed opinions about the comfort. Some have doubts about the portability.

usability, sound


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

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Naaptol (

Expert Review


Its large 40mm driver units are perfect for feeling those beats as well as hearing the faintest sounds loud and clear

If designed wireless, this Sony headphone would be more comfortable that what it is now

All in all, Sony MDR MA100 Hi-Fi Music and Movie Headphone gives you a thumping bass and long hours listening comfort at a very low price. The extremely easy-on-the-pocket price has made these headphones a must buy portable audio equipment.

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Di3S3L (

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

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Disappointed (

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.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: OV (

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...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: lazyguy (

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.

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: vamse kumar (

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...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Raj Krishna Paul (

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...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Rajeev Kumar (



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

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: D??vy??nsh ??g... (

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...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Abhishek (

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...

Oct, 2012

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