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Sony MDR-XB700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 978 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and comfort. The value for money and bass quality are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the reliability.

sound, bass quality, value for money, comfort, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-XB700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 978 reviews)

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Sony MDR-XB700


The XB700s are bassy and plush, and will uncomfortably dig into your skull as they rattle it around.

For the price, we could see these as a sound investment.

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Sony MDR-XB700 Extra Bass Headphones -


Drum and bass lovers will definitely go for the extra punch delivered by the Sony MDR-XB700 Extra Bass Headphones. We'll show you why.

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Amazon review summary for Sony MDR-XB700


alaTest has collected and analyzed 338 user reviews of Sony MDR-XB700 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on

bass quality, sound, value for money, comfort, portability

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony MDR-XB700 Extra Bass 50mm, Big Booming Stereo HeadphonesSony MDR-XB700 50mm XB Diaphragm Driver Extra Bass HeadphonesSony MDR-XB700 Extra Bass Headphones


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Great sound!


I don't care what the headphones look like and I love the sound only problem is that everyone with 20 feet can here what you are listening to perfectly.

Great sound, comfy, and amazing bass

Everyone around you can here

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great hesdphones.


cord extension reccomended for computer use.

they are very comfortable and they have great sound, i am not a pro when it comes to determining sound quality but i like them. i just ordered them today, nedt day delivery, friend let me try his out

short cord for use on computes, not terrible but i had this problem with last pair of xtreme xplosives, ide stand up with them on or catch the cord with my leg, they didnt last long thats why im buying these. cord extension reccomended

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One of the greatest headphones!


I mainly use these headphones to listen to music casually on my laptop. They are very good in bass and the sound is not muffled either. I can hear all the mids and highs clearly and while the bass is still unreal. I own several Sennheiser headphones...

Comfortable","Durable","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound","Stylish

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Great headphones for His and Los


The Sony MDR-XB700 Extra Bass Headphones sound amazing in regards to high and low frequencies. To be concise they almost sound too clear with fruity highs while lacking midrange. However, if you are looking for a set of cans that produces amazing,...

Comfortable","Durable","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight

Cord Too Short

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Nice product


Exellent sound

Comfortable","Good Bass","Great Sound

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Flat out AMAZING


If you\'re into dubstep, or any bassy genre of music, these are the must have for you. I got these for [$] but I\'d pay 200$ for these. You won\'t regret having bought these. Although shipping took a while because it was on back order it was worth the...

Comfortable","Durable","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound

Little Bit too Heavy","Unattractive Design

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Don't buy Beats!!


I just sold my $400 Beats pro studios and these nearly match the bass but with so much clearer midrange and highs, would recommend these over any beats any day

Excellent bass and mids, best value headphones on the market


Product Specifications

Step up to Sony's long-awaited, high-end MDR-XB700 extra bass headphones. Engineered with an oxygen-free copper (OFC) voice coil for clear sound with no degradation, this bad boy was destined for handling high power. You will also appreciate the circum-aural, closed-design ear cushions, padded headband and of course the enormous 50mm extra bass diaphragm driver units. Includes a carrying pouch to protect your investment.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:3 - 28000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System


Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony MDR