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Sony MDR-W 20

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Sony MDR-W 20. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Views about the price and comfort are generally positive. The portability and durability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the reliability, while there are some mixed opinions about the bass quality.

sound, durability, portability, comfort, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-W 20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 user reviews of Sony MDR-W 20 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Reviewers are impressed by the usability and comfort. The portability and durability also get good feedback. Views are divided on the bass quality. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony MDR-W20G Sports Vertical In-The-Ear HeadphonesSony MDR-W20G Vertical In-Ear Headphones with Water-Resistant Design

Aug, 2015

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Sony MDRW20G


These "sports" vertical earbuds are slightly less expensive than the MDR-A30G's and the MDR-A34L's because these buds don't fold up and have a corrosion-prone nickel-plated plug tip rather than the gold-plated tip. All of the criticisms that I wrote...

Nov, 2000

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Sony MDRW20G


This is my second pair of MDR-W20G V.I.T.E. (Vertical In-The-Ear) headphones. For me, these actually sounded better than the MDR-A34Ls because they don't get jammed up as tightly into the ear as the latter. Like all in-the-ear "buds", they tend to...

Jun, 2000

Product Specifications

Work up a sweat Sony's MDR-W20G Vertical in-the-ear headphones, featuring a Water-Resistant Sports Design. These super-light in-the-ear headphones deliver the beat as you work your muscles. The Sony Acoustic Twin Turbo Circuitry, a High Power Neodymium Magnet, and an L-Shaped Mini Plug complete the perfect addition to your workout routine.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Vertical
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:10 - 23000Hz
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