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Sony - Sony - MDRXB50 Wired Earbud Headphones - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 4858 reviews

94%
would recommend to a friend

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  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Sound Decent, Bad Button

    Posted
    bmbaeb
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    I like the sound of these earbuds, however, within about 1 week the button for smartphone functions stopped working

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      SonyListens

      Hi, bmbaeb, Kindly test the headphones plug it to another smartphone to isolate the issue. You may also reinstall Smart Key (for multi-function
      button). Sony takes into consideration all feedback to improve the performance and quality of our products. We will forward your information to the proper department. Thank you for your feedback.-Vincent sony_US

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great sound

    Posted
    1moore
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    These work great on a Kindle Fire 7 HD, but the multi-function button does not work on all platforms. On unsupported platforms the volume is low and you have to hold the button down for full volume.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great sound quality

    Posted
    Senoritamery
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    They are the best when listening to music. The only problem I had was that it has no volume button.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Not too bad

    Posted
    Owner
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    Good bass for sure, controls are weird though because of just having one button. Would prefer controls with a simple, raise/lower volume button and pause/play/skip button, but you get just one button with these headphones

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    great

    Posted
    Manda
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    Bought these as a gift for my husband. His only complaint and the reason it doesn't get 5 stars is the lack of a volume button. Glad I made the purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Sound

    Posted
    JDmed1015
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    The sound on these buds are awesome. I bought these for my wife and she likes them. The only downside, is that the button that controls the pause/play, doesn't work well. It will pause my music but when I press the button for play it calls siri on my iPhone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great value

    Posted
    Faraiza
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    These headphones sound great for their price point. The only odd thing is that the mic/play pause button is on the left headphone whereas usually it's common to have that on the right side. Other than that I recommend them and they're great! They go on and off Sale frequently.

    I would recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      SonyListens

      Hi Faraiza, Thanks for recommending our headphones. We will for ward your review to the proper department. - Jerome Sonystyle

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice Sound

    Posted
    EddieG
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    Good earphones for the cost. Sound is very clear and crisp. Con: the control button to answer is on the left earbud cord. I perfer it on the right since I keep that side in my ear most of the time. Also it does not have volume control.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works fine for iphone

    Posted
    Maddy
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    When it comes to BASS, these are best in it's range. . the only concern is that, there's no volume adjustment button for these earphones. . !!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great quality for a great price!

    Posted
    mrcitos73
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    so i've had this product a couple weeks now and feel that these earplugs are definitely a great buy for me. I literally use these about 2-3 hours every day of my work-week, so they definitely hold up to their name. the only downfall is that they do not have a volume button that would be better suited for anyone that keeps their music device in their pockets and not on an arm band or otherwise. all in all, this is a great product and I would definitely advice anyone who's willing to find an earplug for daily use. great quality, great sound at a great price....can't beat that!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Pretty nice earbuds

    Posted
    Kiwin
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    I bought these because I wanted something a bit nicer than the Skullcandy earbuds I've been using for a few years. I was pleasantly surprised that they came with a little fabric carrying pouch. While these Sony earbuds do sound better than my Skullcandy ones, I wasn't very impressed by the "Extra Bass". What I liked most was how well these earbuds fit me and how well they blocked out sound at a midrange volume setting. The mic and button (used for answering calls, play, pause, and double click for next track) work just fine, but the button is a bit small. Overall I'm happy with the purchase

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    I didn’t plan on using my warranty

    Posted
    Buythewarrenty
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    After having a great pair of Sony headphone for years, I decided to buy these to replace them. I am a college student and honestly use my headphones for 18/24 hours a day. It's sad to say that the mic button broke within the first two weeks. The paint is also chipping off of the headphones. The sound quality is amazing tho. Very clean. I don't need much volume to have a full sound, but it breaks easier than I would like it to.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice sound

    Posted
    Robb
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    I bought these headphones due to my other ear buds that came with my previous two phones were lost to a fire. I settled on these when they were on sale for $30, which is a nice price drop from the usual $50 price tag. These earbuds have great sound, and work well at cancelling noise around me at work. My only complaints are that there is no volume control on the button/microphone attached to the cord, and that this button is located on the left side. When using the earbuds as a headset for phone calls, wearing both earbuds cancels out noise around you. For myself, I use my right ear to listen to phone calls, but since the mic is on the left cord, I have to use the left one. Not comfortable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Solid Headphones

    Posted
    TechGuru423
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    I was looking to upgrade my headphones from the ones that came with my phone. I use these headphones 5X a week in the gym and going to class. The build quality of Sony is noticeable and the audio performance is great. The only reason why I don't give 5 stars is because of the adjustability of the slack between the right and left headphone cords. The slack adjuster slider will not move past the pause button feature. Overall, a great product. Would recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Headphones for Reasonable Price

    Posted
    Nate
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    These Sony headphones provide decent sound quality at a reasonable price. The Good: 1. Sound quality is pretty good 2. Multiple ear buds for a better fit 3. Built-in microphone and button for answering calls The not so good 1. The bass test to be distorted at high volumes 2. A straight RCA connector would be nice 3. Earbuds only come in three sizes, while the medium fits pretty well, additional sizes would be nice for a better fit

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very Nice Sound

    Posted
    M2FLEMING
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    After reading several reviews and watching some YouTube videos I decided to purchase these headphones. The bass is awesome and the highs are crisp. They are not noise canceling but they have a good fit that blocks out a lot of background noise. They sound comparable or better than some premium earbuds. After using them for a couple of weeks I thought that I misplaced them. So I watch some more reviews of headphones under $50 and these were still among the top. I was going to buy another pair because I like them that much, luckily I found my earbuds and didn't have to purchase another pair. The downside to these headphones is that they do not have a volume control button and they are a bit heavy on the ears after using them for hours.

    I would recommend this to a friend

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      SonyListens

      Hello M2FLEMING, thank you for your message. SONY takes into consideration all good or bad feedback to improve the quality of our products. Thank you so much for your feedback. - Oscar. Sonystyle

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great sounding earbuds

    Posted
    Eric
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    These Xtra bass in ear earbuds sound really good. Cost vs value....buy when on sale for under $40 if possible. Pros. Great sound reproduction. Crisp highs and excellent bass. Not overwhelmed with bass. An EQ on your listening device will help tremendously to get sound setup to your liking. Has an answer button for incoming and ending calls. This single button also skips to next sound track. Pretty comfortable when in ear for long periods of time. They don't hurt at all after hours of use. Cons... There is no volume control on earbuds anywhere...just the single, multi function button for answering/ending calls and skipping songs. The in ear earbuds are not universal fit....meaning one is labeled left and one is labeled right. They will hurt your ears and eventually pop out if in the incorrect ear. The cable picks up any type of rubbing or movement on say a jacket collar and will emit a loud almost static noise when cable brushes up against something. After about 4 months of use the built in mic, on same area as the mulifunction button, has stopped working so I can't use to talk on my cell phone. So when I am listening to Pandora on my cell phone with these earbuds and I get a phone call I've to remove an earbud, unplug cord from phone and finally answer the call. Sucks really. But these have lasted quite sometime. We all know in ear earbuds always break. That's why $100 earbuds make no sense. I WILL BUY THESE AGAIN as soon as I can no longer listen to music and they finally give out fully. Normally, with other brands of earbuds I've tried, one side quits working or I get an annoying static sound through speakers as one side cuts out. Not with these. These Sony earbuds are quite durable actually. I recommend to buy 100%.

    I would recommend this to a friend