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Sony MDR-XB21EXZ

alaTest has collected and analyzed 124 reviews of Sony MDR-XB21EXZ. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Views about the durability and design are generally positive. The price and sound are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical views about the reliability and portability. There are some mixed opinions about the mids quality.

bass quality, sound, price, design, durability

portability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-XB21EXZ is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony MDR-XB21EXZ

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony MDR-XB21EXZ from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the comfort. The durability is also appreciated. There are some less positive opinions about the portability.

durability, comfort

portability

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

This summary is based on the product: Sony MDREX21 Closed In-Ear Extra Bass Headphones - Black

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony MDR-XB21EXZ

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 user reviews of Sony MDR-XB21EXZ from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Comments about the comfort and durability are on the whole positive. The price and sound are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive views about the reliability and portability.

bass quality, sound, price, durability, comfort

portability, reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony MDR-XB21EX Extra Bass Headphones

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: SEANY (sony.com)

Xtra Bass in your ear

 

I love this earphones, I have a Sony XB500 and I say these ones are better than the headphones. The sounds doesn't leak as the XB500 and over all sounds better inside your ear.

Nice bass, tangle free flat cord, stylish

Slightly heavy after few hours of use

May, 2012

Consumer review by: KER1993 (sony.com)

Pure Greatness

 

These are far the best headphones I have ever used! The sound is perfect and the headphone even silenced a car radio. So I can listen to what I want to listen to on a day trip. I have small ears and surprisingly they fit so well! But my cat got a hold...

The fit is perfect and it takes out any annoying sound around you

Nothing

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: AudiophileSONY (sony.com)

Great

 

These little buds are great, I didn't know if it was such a good idea because of the other reviews. Clearly they don't know what they are talking about because mine are great they are just as good as dr.dre turbines but on thing that would be nice on...

Great Bass

Small Drivers

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: shoeyee (sony.com)

Died after a day

 

after using them for about 3 hrs total the first day i got these head phones the right earbud stopped producing sound.

great bass, good looking design

died after a day

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: CFBR (sony.com)

Fustrated

 

I bought these headphones in the Sony Store in Brazil. After a period of 9 days of careful use the right ear bud stopped working. I contacted SONY Brazil. . The worst durability from the headphones. I've never seen anything like it. Caution. Now at...

Good song/bass and the flat cable is wonderful

great while they lasted (9 days)

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: KidTerse (toysrus.com)

FANTASTIC!!

 

I love the quality of the sound, and the incredible bass. Everything about it is amazing, it feels insanely comfortable in my ear, it never hurts, the different buds make for extremely well fits. The only problems I have with these is the cord leading...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: SEANY (toysrus.com)

Xtra Bass in your ear

 

I love this earphones, I have a Sony XB500 and I say these ones are better than the headphones. The sounds doesn't leak as the XB500 and over all sounds better inside your ear.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: KER1993 (toysrus.com)

Pure Greatness

 

These are far the best headphones I have ever used! The sound is perfect and the headphone even silenced a car radio. So I can listen to what I want to listen to on a day trip. I have small ears and surprisingly they fit so well! But my cat got a hold...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: SonyMDR11 (toysrus.com)

Great Product Couldnt Ask for better

 

I have owned several Skullcandy earbuds including FMJ's and Heavy Medals these have 10x better sound quality than both of these. They also have more bass than the FMJ's and better sounding bass than the Heavy Medals. While listening to these headphones...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: MusicLover666 (toysrus.com)

great sound but falls out

 

i had them for 3 days before i decided to return them because they fall right out of my ears

Feb, 2012
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Product Specifications

Configuration

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

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone: Yes
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:In Ear Headphones
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