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Sony MDR-7520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of Sony MDR-7520. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the price and design. The bass quality and comfort are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the size and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-7520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony MDR-7520


alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Sony MDR-7520 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 People are impressed by the durability and price. The comfort and bass quality are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the size and reliability.

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92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Sam Vafaei , Marc Henney, Yannick Khong (



The Sony MDR-7520 are above-average critical listening headphones, with a great build quality. They have a simple and straightforward design that looks premium and will work for most. They're also decently comfortable, although they do get a bit...

Great build quality. ; Above average audio reproduction.

A bit too bright on some tracks. ; Slightly bulky design. ; Bass delivery varies significantly across users. Sensitive to glasses.

Sep, 2018

Sound & Vision TOP PICK

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (

Sony MDR 7520 Headphone


Sony's MDR 7520 is something of an “anti-Beats” headphone that fashionistas will shun, but its real strength is its neutrality.

Professional monitor sound, par excellence!; Extended high-frequency response; User-replaceable cable

No-frills design; Not as open sounding as open-back headphones

Dec, 2014

Consumer review (

Great Sounding Phone


A bit about me. I am an average guy that loves music. I listen to a wide variety of music but of late listen to alternative, rock, hip hop, rap, dance and jazz. I generally am not a fan of country music but some songs reach out to me. I got turned on...

Bass, Detail, Smooth, revealing

Detail, can sound a bit conjested at times, finicky fit

Jul, 2014

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