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Sony MDR-XB50 / MDR-XB50AP

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2501 reviews of Sony MDR-XB50 / MDR-XB50AP. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the durability and comfort. The bass quality and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability, and many are critical about the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-XB50 / MDR-XB50AP is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony MDR-XB50 / MDR-XB50AP

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 user reviews of Sony MDR-XB50 / MDR-XB50AP from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the design and comfort. The bass quality and price also get good views. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability, and some have doubts about the usability and durability.

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portability, durability, usability

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

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony MDR-XB50 / MDR-XB50AP

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1047 user reviews of Sony MDR-XB50 / MDR-XB50AP from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Reviews about the durability and comfort are overall positive. The price and bass quality are also mentioned favorably. Reviews are divided on the reliability, and many are negative about the portability.

sound, bass quality, price, comfort, durability

portability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony MDR-XB50 / MDR-XB50AP

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Sony MDR-XB50 / MDR-XB50AP from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.ca. Comments about the design and durability are overall positive. The sound and bass quality also get good comments. There are some mixed comments about the size.

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83% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Sam Vafaei , Marc Henney, Yannick Khong (rtings.com)

Sony MDR-XB50AP Extra Bass HEADPHONES

 

The Sony MDR-XB50AP Extra Bass are average mixed usage in-ears with an emphasis on bass. They're portable, stable and block an above-average amount of noise which makes them a decent choice for commuting. Unfortunately, they aren't the most...

Above-average build quality. ; Minimal leakage.

Mediocre-at-best control scheme. ; Bass-heavy sound, not for everyone.

May, 2018

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony MDR-XB50AP review

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Sony's MDR-XB50AP in-ear headphones are claimed to give club-like sound thanks to their X-Bass feature. But will other commuters be able to hear the beat as you head off to work? We sent these Sony headphones to our test lab to find out whether they...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (walmart.com)

excellent for the price

 

good purchase

Apr, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Great headphones

 

These headphones have really good sound quality, great buy.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (walmart.com)

VERY GOOD SOUND

 

I SEE THE PRICE WENT DOWN A COUPLE OF DOLLARS...LUCKY YOU. THE EAR BUDS FIT IN MY EARS VERY GOOD. I WAS WORRIED BECAUSE I HAVE AN EAR CANAL THAT ISN'T NORMAL AND SOME EITHER HURT MY EAR OR THEY DON'T STAY IN. THESE FIT JUST RIGHT. THE SOUND QUALITY IS...

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Okay, but wish it was better

 

Sound quality, for me, is fine. But people on the other end complain that they can hear their own voices echoing anytime that I use the earbuds for phone calls.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Totally Awesome Base Response!

 

Best base response for the money. Actually better than I expected it to be. Truly satisfied, thanks Sony!

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Great earbuds

 

Great earbuds! Block all noise, can use for phone calls, love these!

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Sony Earbuds

 

Excellent quality and sound! Block out noise also!

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Good Earbuds

 

Good earbuds not quite what I expected but priced ok

Mar, 2016

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