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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 4974 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Lotta sound for a little money

    Posted
    brian2016
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    I travel a lot, and like to listen to music or watch TV on the plane. Problem is I tend to leave stuff on the plane (or in the hotel room, rental car, taxi, etc.). So spending $200 for earphones probably isn't a wise decision for me. Enter the Sony MDXRB50s. I bought them without doing much research, but after the first use I was surprised (and impressed) by the clear, rich sound they deliver. Bass is full without being too boomy. Highs are crisp and clear. And with a variety of ear pieces that come with the phones, you can custom fit these puppies to your ear. Overall, I think they're a great buy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Super Sound, Very Affordable!

    Posted
    Stealth7
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    After wrestling over whether to buy headphones or earbuds for the office (work in an open space), I am so glad I found these. I listened to many options up to $150, and almost dismissed the MDRXB50s thinking that the budget priced earbuds would produce lackluster performance. I was dead wrong. They sound amazing, clear from low to high frequency, with deep, punchy bass. I switched the ear cushions to the next larger size and noise reduction is thorough. People no longer complain about not being able to hear me when talking on the phone (good mic). The cord is of larger circumference so it doesn't tangle like others. I could not be happier!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good headphones for the price

    Posted
    Sdillane
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    I was looking for decent quality wired headphones for under 50 bucks. The buds are comfy, stay in my ear for the most part, and the quality of the cord is good. I work in construction and landscaping, so these take abuse at work and are holding up well. Sound quality is good enough, what you would expect from a sub $50 earbud. The extra bass distorts the music but that is to be expected. Overall, I like these and recommend them to anyone on a budget except an audiophile.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good headphones. They work as expected.

    Posted
    tas1989
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    I didn't read product reviews online, because at the time, I was in the Tucker,GA Best Buy store. The headphones were $29.99, but it was worth the money because sound comes from the speakers, and the in-line microphone successfully worked when I was talking to somebody on my smartphone. I would recommend this product to people who want to listen to music or audio, or make phone calls to people that don't want other headphones to stop working because the batteries die. I would also recommend this product, only to people that are okay with spending a good amount of money on these headphones that work without any technical issues.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great earbuds

    Posted
    GThomas
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    Love these earbuds. Best quality sound I've had in a pair of earbuds for a while. Yesterday I got really sad when I accidentally ran them over. With my car. I started using an old pair of headphones that sound terrible and it was just depressing. So today I decided to hot glue the plastic of the earbud back together and see if they still worked and they did! Pleasantly surprised. I've never written a review for a product before, I was just very impressed so I made a Best Buy account just to write this.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Phenomenal Headphones (Highly recommended)

    Posted
    Tausif
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    These headphones whether at full price or discounted are an amazing deal. These are not just great headphone "for their price" They are just great headphones period. In terms of durability you won't find to many premium or low end set that will even compare. The remote and mic controls are very responsive as well. Also Sont includes a pouch which I still have after a year. The sound quality is crisp, and warm. The earbuds are very comfortable.. They also do a fair job of cancelling noise, in my opinion they cancel about 85% of noise. Amazing bass and treble. Any of the Sony headphones are a wish purchase over the $30 mark but these are king.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Phenomenal earphones at an unbelievable price

    Posted
    Khaled
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    These earphones do not fail to impress. I ran an audio test as soon as I unboxed these just to see how well perform. It passed the bass test with flying colors, functioning as low as 10 Hz, although I couldn't hear anything past the 18 kHz mark (treble), 2 kHz below the manufacturer claims but I chalk this off as personal hearing degradation. The little soft-touch carrying pouch is a neat add-on from Sony. Don't let the $29.99 price tag fool you. This is originally a $49.99 set of earphones that feel, look and perform as rivals in the premium segment.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Beats quality, for the price of IPhone earbuds

    Posted
    Krewton
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    I don't think I'll be satisfied using any other headphones after purchasing these earbuds. They have the sound quality of a pair Beats headphones, for the price of a pair of Apple iPhone earbuds. I use the eq on my phone anytime I watch a movie or listen to music, because I want to get the best sound quality I can get being a music and movie lover. The sound quality from these earbuds is absolutely amazing. The bass is powerful yet rich and clear, with high and mid tones allow you to hear each and every note without any of that irritating static. Would make as a perfect & affordable Stocking Stuffer for anyone this Christmas!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great quality with a price that's affordable!

    Posted
    CHorton
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    Unlike most earbuds, I love the way they stay put in my ears as I enjoy its quality, crisp, and clear sound from a wide range of media devices that I found was also compatible with this product. But wait, there's more. My music wasn't the only sound I heard that's crisp. I, also, listened to the sound of crisp dollar bills in my pocket from the amount of money that I saved after purchasing this Sony Earbuds Headphones instead of the usual, overpriced brands who offer only equal to, if not lesser, quality. I highly encourage this product to anyone looking for a great pair of earphones whether you have money to throw around or on a tight budget.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Sony makes a consistent pair of good Headphones

    Posted
    Gavin
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    These ear buds are great. Love having the inline mic and phone connectivity. I wanted to make sure I got Bass out of my ear buds as I play Bass guitar and definitely listen for it in my music. These delivered in spades. I actually have to use the bass reducer equalizer in my iPhone to make it sound more natural. The different ear cups are welcome and I ended up going with the second to smallest. They are comfortable and do a good job isolating outside noise. Sound quality is very good but very Bass heavy. Some may like this but with a tweak of the EQ, you can trim some of it out. I'd rather have the ability to have the extra bass than not.

    I would recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      SonyListens

      Hi Gavin,
      We're really glad to hear that you're having a good time with your headphones! Thank you for choosing Sony!
      >Joffrey sony_US

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Really Wanted to Like Them But They TOO Painful!

    Posted
    Lesley
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    I am a huge Sony fan so when my Sony earbuds broke the last week of October, I searched far and wide for a great pair of earbuds that were not only great in price but also great sounding! Read so many online interviews and looked at so many different earbuds. These Sony earbuds had great bass and the mic seemed to be very clear on a phone call but my ears would hurt even just after half an hour of listening to music! It wasn't the silicone earbuds and I tried switching them up. It was the plastic earbud itself that was causing the pain in my ears, probably due to the size. I really wanted to like them but ended up returning them because of the unbearable pain.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

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      Hi Lesley, We regret to hear that this headohone failed to meet your expectations. Your feedback will surely be forwarded to the proper department. -Jerome sony_US

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Headphones I've Owned

    Posted
    MusicJunky

    I've owned a lot of headphones including Jaybird X3's (which sound terrible compared to these). I have yet to find a bluetooth headphone that comes close. Sony's Extra Base bluetooth version doesn't quite cut it either-XB80BS. These have the best balance of sound from heavy base rap music to double kick drum metal, they perform amazing. The base is strong but not overbearing. Well worth the $50 and actually worth much more. I use them wile working construction every day. I have to push them in periodically but that would be my only complaint. Sound is #1 in my book of importance and these deliver! My wife has a set of Bose....they don't even come close.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Where to begin

    Posted
    SSDD
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    My ex girlfriend purchased these, and used my account via phone number apparently. I helped her pick what I thought would be best in the price range she was willing to spend. She is really pleased with them, and offered to buy me a pair, because she said I needed to experience them. That is saying a lot. I already have more high end earbuds. But as much as she raved about them they must be pretty good. Take this all with a grain of salt, as I myself have never listened to them lol :P

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great sound for price

    Posted
    PartyMonkey
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    Love these headphones, because they were inexpensive due to the sale price. They are obviously not perfect, but they provide a decent amount of base for my taste (I don't like super heavy bass and at the same time I like to have bass), and a nice wide range. They also fit my ears well for me, not always the case with in-ear headphones. It reminds me of the good ol' days of Sony, where high quality was standard across the board of their price-value hierarchy. These, from a sound perspective, meet that. Whether they last long is TBD, but I am happy with this purchase, enough that I got another pair as a gift to a family member.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice sound, good features.

    Posted
    MattMann
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    I bought these earbuds after many other purchases of cheaper models. I finally bought a higher end model and found that it was worth the money. The sound is great and the noise canceling works well. I mow grass all summer long and can hear the music without turning the volume up to a dangerous level. I never had earbuds with a mic, and found it was much easier to use it than to try to dig my phone out of my pocket it time to answer it. I gave it a four rating simple because I feel the cord it too stiff. If there is a lot of motion with the cords, it can pull the earbuds out of my ears. Not something to worry about, but was noticeable when wearing them often while doing activities.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent quality, but there are better options.

    Posted
    Electrocality
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    As advertised, these earbuds have abundant low end, but they lack balance across all frequencies. The highs are a little muted and the mids feel slightly saturated. Bottom line, they aren't obnoxious but they also aren't worth spending top money. If they show up on sale for $19 or $25, they're worth it. If they're full retail, save you're money for something with a little more clarity. By the way, the flat cord is a a nice touch. Feels more sturdy. Also, I swapped the standard silicone cushions for a pair of memory foam and the noise isolation improved dramatically.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great sound quality

    Posted
    jmichaelb
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    These aren't my go-to set of earphones (I use these when I'm traveling, and use Bose headphones when I'm at home), but I can tell you they are a very good set of earphones, regardless if they are on sale or not. They don't sound as great as my Bose headphones, but overall they output good sound quality (for what they are and the price you pay), and they have great bass. Other users mentioned that they are uncomfortable, and would go as far to say that they are painful; from my experience, I didn't find that they were painful in any way. They aren't even uncomfortable. They are great earphones.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Sony Earbuds with Extra Bass

    Posted
    Soteria30
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    This is the 3rd set of earbuds I have purchased for my son who is a gamer and uses these for his IPAD academy at school and Sound Voltex at Round 1 Arcade. He is very selective about his products and difficult to buy for, as a result. However, he says that these by far have the BEST sound and are the only ones that fit in his rather large ears without coming out. He does not like the Apple earbuds because they fall out of his ears and just don't fit well. The only reason this is his third set is because like any high school age boy, he's left them at the arcade! The price point is good for replacing them, too!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great quality ear buds for teenagers

    Posted
    myboys
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    My son wanted some name brand ear buds that were over a hundred dollars. I knew if I bought one pair, I would have to by another pair for my other teenage son. After speaking to different employees who was very knowledgeable about electronics and other accessories I choose these ear buds for my son. The employees also had those same ear buds and they both seemed very please with them. My two sons just love them to death. There was no complaints about not having received the more expensive earbuds. I was able to buy 2 pair of quality earbuds for less than what I would have paid for one pair of the more expensive one and the kids are very well pleased with them.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    These headphones are surprisingly tough!

    Posted
    braceyoself
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    I made the mistake of leaving these headphones in my shirt pocket and they went through a full wash and dryer cycle... And they still work perfectly! Aside from minor color chipping on the earpiece and the Sony logo wearing off a bit, there's no lasting issue. They still sound as good as ever and the controls work. These headphones look good and produce good sound for the low price. They're also not uncomfortable. At first look, I thought they might be too heavy and fall out of my ears, but they're perfect and stay in place. The cord isn't flat enough to prevent knots in the cable, but it's not too bad. It's also nice that Sony offers these headphones in multiple colors.

    I would recommend this to a friend