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Sony MDR W14L

Sony MDR W14L
alaScore 70

23 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the usability and comfort. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably.

sound, portability, price, comfort, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR W14L is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Sony MDR W14L from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on

sound, portability, comfort, price, usability

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony MDR-W14L Vertical In-Ear Headphones with Neodymium MagnetsSony MDR-W14L Vertical In-Ear Headphones with Neodymium Magnets (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

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Sony MDR W14L


The MDR-W14L's are slightly better than the MDR-W08L's, but that still doesn't make a good-sounding headphone. There is a little bit of bass response, but the mids and highs are muddy and can-like. Also, there are unpleasant sibilance spasms in these...

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Sony MDR W14L


Don't waste even five bucks on this junk. Get Sennheiser HD 433s for a few dollars more and have true high fidelity rather than jap trash distortion nowhere resembling music. It's just too bad you can't give zero stars here.

Product Specifications

Sony offers the MDR-W14L Vertical, In-The-Ear Headphones. Vertical In-The-Ear Design reduces size and weight to the bare minimum, comfortable hour after hour. Wide Headband allows for broader weight distribution, greater comfort. 13.5 MM Diameter Driver is small enough to fit inside your ear. Neodymium Magnet provides maximum energy in minimum size. Neodymium is comparably more powerful than conventional Samarium Cobalt or Aluminum magnets. Sony Acoustic Twin Turbo Circuit assures high efficiency, gets high sonic output from your portable stereo and extends bass down to 18 Hz. Nickel-Plated Mini-Plug resists corrosion for high conductivity, low noise.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Vertical
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:18 - 22000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Portable audio system

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony MDR

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty