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Sony DR-BT160IK

Sony DR-BT160IK
alaScore 78

19 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Sony DR-BT160IK is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 19 reviews)

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by:

wireless headphones


i ride horses and love to listen to music and also have the ability to talk on the phone. I have this synced to my i phone. This headset fits easily in your ears, doesn\'t interfere with wearing a ball cap and has a easy button to push if a call comes...

Clear Reception","Easy Controls","Easy to use

Not Durable","Not sure about durability

Consumer review by:

Cordless Heaven


I really love the no cord!!!! THis is the main reason I purchased this. I would like to have an adaptor for use with a laptop,desktop or Portable DVD/CD player. I love that the earpieces stay in even with vigorous workouts. I would suggest maybe...

Clear Reception","Cordless","Easy Controls


Consumer review by:

Great Design and concept, needs noise cancelling


Great concept, I shopped around and for me being a gym fitness fanatic I work out or ride bikes several times a week, the fit and weight is awesome and that I have seen this is the best wireless headphone set for fitness.

Great design, great fit, lightweight, awesome controls

Volume is very low in a Gym or Fitness Center or Airport


Consumer review by:

Good while it worked


This unit is a dream came true for me - exercising at the gym without headphone wires connected to my iPod. I keep the iPod with the transmitter on the elliptical stand or in my pocket. In fact, I like it so much that I bought two sets for fear that...

Great wireless option

Extremely unreliable product

Consumer review by:

Sony DR-BT160 Bluetooth Wireless Headset and Transmitter for iPod


This is one of the best wireless BT headset with microphones that I have ever used. Wireless range is excellent; my iPhone is still streaming music to the headset even over a wall at a distance of 25 ft. Ease of communication with iPod nano as well;...

build quality, design, easy to use, features, sound quality

Compatibility Issues

Product Specifications

Enjoy the music stored on your compatible iPod device with the DR-BT160IK Bluetooth transmitter and headset. Easy to set up, this kit allows you to remotely operate the basic controls without digging your iPod out of your backpack, purse or briefcase. Additionally, the headset is water-resistant making it perfect for sweaty workouts. This kit includes a wireless transmitter (TMR-BT8iP) and Bluetooth headset (DR-BT160AS).

Audio Input

Microphone Form Factor:Built-in
Microphone Operation Mode:Mono

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Headphones Form Factor:In-ear ear-bud (with behind-the-neck mount)
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR

Audio System



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony DR