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Sony MDR-XD100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 757 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the usability and bass quality. The comfort and sound also get good opinions, but some have doubts about the reliability.

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


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-XD100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 757 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Sony MDR-XD100


alaTest has collected and analyzed 90 user reviews of Sony MDR-XD100 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on

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

79% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony MDR-XD100 Stereo HeadphonesSony High Fidelity Stereo Headphones (Model# MDR-XD100)Sony MDRZX300 White Outdoor headband headphones

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Nice sound and fit well. Great value for the price.

Comfortable","Good Value","Great Sound

Flimsy Construction

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Really good sound and comfortable


SOOO much better than earbuds, very comfortable, glad I bought them. Thanks!


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Not bad for the money


Plays audio well, although it would have been nice to know that it came with a quarter inch jack (had to purchase a one eighth inch jack to use these with my computer).

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great headphones


these are the best headphones ive ever had in the 20 dollar range, i would easily had paid 30-40 bucks for these, only flaw is they could stand to have a bit deeper bass response. otherwise i couldnt ask for more.

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Amazing for $15


For $15, don't buy a cheap pair of earbuds that break after 6 months; get these comfortable headphones with great quality.

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Good Company Bad Choice


I wanted to get some cheap dj headphones and I got what i paid for. The sound in these headphones have no definition. Everything bleeds into each other. I eventually just got the mdx 7501, problem solved.

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Great headset at a great price!


I use these for listening to music while I do layout and design on my Mac. I also like loud shoot-em-up games with lots of explosions and screaming. I was looking for a set of headphones with decent sound, that I could wear for hours without squishing...

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

Too Much Ambient Noise

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Quality and a Great Price


These headphones are being used with special education students. They are durable and produce great sound.

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

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I gave these as a gift to a teenager. He seemed impressed. I checked in with him the other day and he LOVES them. He's impressed he got namebrand and I'm happy I got a great price. Sometimes those little earbuds just don't cut it! A real value for your...

Product Specifications

Sony's worldwide reputation for creating unique, attractive, high-quality, advanced technology products rests on a long line of innovations embraced by people from all walks of life. With a diverse product lineup serving a variety of lifestyles and industries, Sony continuously strives to introduce new products and technologies to meet changing market needs.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:12 - 22000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System


Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony MDR

Remote Control

Type: None