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Sony MDR-RF865RK

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1312 reviews of Sony MDR-RF865RK. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People are impressed by the comfort and price. The size and sound are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive opinions about the bass quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-RF865RK is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony MDR-RF865RK


alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Sony MDR-RF865RK from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Reviews about the reliability and comfort are on the whole positive. The usability and price also get good reviews.

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84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

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The best I have found


I have looked everywhere for good headphones, specifically for watching TV with my wife. I am hard of hearing, she doesn't need headphones. Many wireless headphones, eg Bose, Beats, Parrot, etc use bluetooth transmission which imparts a delay in the...

Feb, 2017

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Great Product - perfect audio


I use these for watching/listening to sports via TV and the audio is perfect and works well all around our large flat. No need to recharge after every use either. Very compact storage

Jan, 2017

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RF865RK Wireless Headphones


Bought to replace an older Sony wireless headphone. These are a great set of headphones. Set up was perfect, no hiss or any unwanted noise. Highly Recommended .

Jan, 2017

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Maybe best non-Bluetooth wireless headphones


Notwithstanding the sibilance, I am still using a pair I bought a few years ago, on a daily basis. I bought this second pair, just in case they get discontinued in the future. The 3.5hrs charge time and 25hrs usage time are a real bonus. Comfortable to...

Nov, 2016

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I brought this a month ago and I am very pleased with it

Nov, 2016

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Sony Classic Headphone Value for money!


Not cheap but then not twice the price of the next serious wireless headphones for the quality of comfort and sound. A great entry into the world of wireless headphones for home cinema and coupled with instant charging on its base station without...

Aug, 2016

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Great sound and easy to set up


I bought this because it enables me to sit up and watch tv without wires until late without disturbing neighbours,

Apr, 2016

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Two failures


I have purchased this item on three occasions with the following outcomes: 1. No Power Plug included. Item returned to retailer. Packaging Q.C. fault? 2. Transmitter failed to illuminate. Confirmed as "IWX" by Sony Customer Services Dept. Item returned...

Sep, 2015

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Feels cheaply made, but no regrets.


I really love this, alot, I would give it more stars but the feel of the thing just seems so cheap and fragile, not as heavy as im use to, but love the design and I can walk all over the house and garden while listening to music or podcasts. love it.

Jun, 2015

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Bought but still not used


I bought for my son for Christmas and he still hasn't been able to use them. They have a European plug on them even though I bought in the UK. It is the 12 of February and still waiting for Sony to reply to the fourth email I have sent.

Feb, 2015

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