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Sony MDR-XB650BT

alaTest has collected and analyzed 375 reviews of Sony MDR-XB650BT. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and bass quality. The comfort and usability are also appreciated, but there are some critical comments about the reliability.

sound, usability, comfort, bass quality, price

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-XB650BT is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony MDR-XB650BT

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Sony MDR-XB650BT from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design and portability. The comfort and usability also get good comments. There are some less positive reviews about the reliability.

sound, usability, comfort, portability, design

reliability

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony EXTRA BASS XB650BT Wireless Over Ear Headphones - BlueSony EXTRA BASS XB650BT Wireless Over Ear Headphones - Blue

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

Sony MDR-XB650BT

 

The Sony MDR-XB650BT is a comfortable Bluetooth headphone pair that excels at delivering seriously intense bass.

Massive bass response. No distortion at top volume levels. Decent clarity in highs. Exceptionally comfortable.

Bass is way too dialed-up to be accurate. No way to listen passively via an audio cable. No protective pouch.

The Sony MDR-XB650BT is marketed as an "extra bass" headphone pair, and that's exactly what you get—along with a very comfy build. Booming bass fiends will absolutely love these while purists (or even those who really like bass but also want some...

May, 2016

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Sony MDR-XB650BT

 

The Sony MDR-XB650BT are sensibly priced wireless headphones that are part of Sony's “Xtra Bass” range. It's the Sony equivalent to Beats, but its pairs tend to sell at a lower price.

The Sony MDR-XB650BT are tech-packed headphones let down by sloppy bass.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Sony MDR-XB650BT review

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Sony's latest Bluetooth offering caters to bass-heavy music thanks to their dedicated Bass Boost. We got our experts on the case to see if all that bass comes at the expense of a balanced sound.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Rahul Sethi (techmagnifier.com)

Sony MDR-XB650BT Wireless Headphone Review

 

Sony MDR-XB650BT has asy touch-pairing, high-fidelity mic, mounted controls and an amazing battery backup, it's bass reproduction is heavy but not very subtle.

• Heavy bass ; • Amazing on-battery runtime ; • High fidelity microphone ; • NFC one-touch pairing

• Bass can become overpowering ; • No optional wired playback

Good looks and built quality define the Sony MDR-XB650BT. Easy touch-pairing, built in high-fidelity microphone, mounted controls and an amazing battery backup make it one of the most friendly- to-use wireless headphones around. Though its extra bass...

May, 2016

Expert review by: (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)

Sony MDR XB650BT headphones review: An absolute delight for music lovers - The Times of India

 

We reviewed the recently launched Sony MDR XB650BT Bluetooth headphones, priced at Rs 7,990, which the company claims offer great looks and the promise to deliver an enjoyable audio experience.

* Impressive design ; * NFC connectivity ; * Good sound quality

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: DangerousDavis (sony.com)

Brilliant Product

 

I bought this as a retirement present for myself and haven't been disappointed .

Nov, 2016

Consumer review by: Spondy51 (sony.com)

Great Headphones

 

I was fed up with wires dangling from headphones, this bluetooth set solve the problem and have superb sound

Nov, 2016

Consumer review by: Riorita (sony.com)

Mrs

 

Instructions for using are poor as never had wireless heaphones before. Had problem syncing with ipad Air2 but otherwise good after trying various ways to use.

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: (sony.com)

Better features

 

This set of headphones were actually better and cost less than the other MDR headphones I bought from Sony in the past. The reasons are as follows; You can hear the voice automation to let you know they are turned on via the power button whereas the...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: FlorinP (sony.com)

Good!

 

Those over the ears headphones are very good. FEATURES: - They are made of steel and leather (ear cushions and head rest), but seem a little heavy. - When they're on, a discreet blinking blue led lets you know that. - A pleasant female voice announce...

Sep, 2016

Product Specifications

Battery

Charging Time:4
Continuous audio playback time:30

Design

Color of product:Black / Blue / Red
Headset type:Binaural
Wearing style:Head-band

Energy Management

Rechargeable: Yes

Headphones

Driver unit:1.18
Ear coupling:Circumaural
Headphone frequency:20 - 20000
Headphone sensitivity:95
Impedance:24
Magnet type:Neodymium

Microphone

Microphone direction type:Omni

Other Features

Microphone operation mode:Electric Condenser

Packaging Data

Number of products included:1

Performance

Brand compatibility:Universal
Connectivity Technology:NFC/Bluetooth
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
Wireless technologies:NFC/Bluetooth

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:Y
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Interface Type:Bluetooth

Power

Rechargeable:Y

Technical Details

Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:6.7