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Sony Extra Bass MDR XB50BS Active Sports Wireless in Ear Headphones Blue

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.1
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Bass
 123
sound quality, earphones, lovers, earphone, lover
+97%
-3%
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" ...  It has amazing noise isolation and the bass is terrific.  ...  "
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" ...  Awsom product bass n all .  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is amazing as I was wondering but ya mic issue happen while calling but bass is seriously extraa bass  ...  "
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" ...  The Extra Bass effect is just awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  sound quality: Bass is good with warm boom boom effect .  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is best.  ...  "
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" ...  But best product with super bass.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality very good heavy bass super Earphone .  ...  "
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Sound Quality
 99
music, awesome, quality is good, listening, sound quality
+90%
-10%
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" ...  User friendly and good sound  ...  "
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" ...  This heatset is suitable for hearing music and videos. ... Sound quality nice  ...  "
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" ...  Superb sound with noise isolation, even with little volume u can feel great music  ...  "
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" ...  SONY Sound Of New York .  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is good  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is very good. ... Pro: Sound Quality, Looks Good  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is great, good durability but not for Sports.  ...  "
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" ...  For listening to music, i would say it is a great product ( i dont have experiance of using headphones other than the basic which comes with the phone).  ...  "
Comfort
 53
ear, pain, heavy, fits, earphones
+62%
-38%
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" ...  * This headset made in Vietnam ... * Didn’t get pain in ears ( fits smoothly)  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality sound and does not slip from the ear.  ...  "
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" ...  Very light, buttons and all are ergonomically well placed.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with various sizes of earbuds n groove supports  ...  "
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" ...  Never falls off your ear and im able to run more.  ...  "
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" ...  You will face a little pain in your ears for 2 or 3 days till you get habituated with this earphone but really a good sound quality with a deep bass not so sure about the durability of it as its only a month using this earphones.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a headphone with outstanding sound quality and easy to ear, only problem is there isn't any small clip or something like so that it could be holding with with dress which we wear.  ...  "
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" ...  But comfort is a question.  ...  "
Battery Life
 53
life, hours, backup, 8, sound quality
+89%
-11%
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" ...  It has long battery life, mine lasts for 8 to 9 hours at full volume.  ...  "
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" ...  Good battery life  ...  "
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" ...  The only thing which annoys me is the weight on ear it puts,but it also gives a good battery life so can't complain.so a big thumbs up.  ...  "
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" ...  Pairing wise it's fast and good battery back up for 2 days.  ...  "
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" ...  long battey backup,  ...  "
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" ...  great bass effect and sound quality with some long lasting battery upto 7 hours.  ...  "
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" ...  battery life: It is delivered with 43% charge in it. ... With 43% charge it lasts around 2.5 hrs and that is good enough.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery Life : 3-4% reduction after continuous half an hour 70% vol.  ...  "
Headphones
 37
earphones, headset, bass, sony, headphone
+81%
-19%
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" ...  the earphones i was looking for. ... I'm coming from the times of original skullcandy smokin' buds (with braided wires) and JBL Tempo in-ear earphones. ... My first ever spending more than 3K on an earphone.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a very nice earphone  ...  "
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" ...  * Sony keeping up the trust again ( remembering of old times Sony walkman phones headphone )  ...  "
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" ...  PS- I owned a Sony headset named s110 but it broke easily, so when I considered this pair I wasn't sure if they would last long than a month. ... If you take your music really seriously then maybe you should give it a 2nd thought and go for headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  Earphones are very good in quality and sound.  ...  "
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" ...  I love these earphones.  ...  "
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" ...  I was amazed by the effect these earphones gave. ... you have certainly found an amazing pair if earphones.  ...  "
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" ...  Just as the headline says,it is the best bluetooth headphone in this range,but if you are upgrading from a decent wired earphones you can get slightly dissapointed for e.g- I upgraded from sony xb 75ap wired headphones compared to that the sound output feels tiny as well as the bass, Overall the sound quality is great and is suitable for gym.  ...  "
Call quality
 35
mic, person, calls, call, hear
+37%
-63%
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" ...  Talking using the bluetooth facility is not possible as the person at the other end can hardly hear you because of lack of mic sensitivity.  ...  "
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" ...  During the call, the person on other side has difficulty to hear.  ...  "
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" ...  The only cons of this product is that the Call quality is worst.  ...  "
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" ...  Mic causes issue, person on the other side couldn't hear voice clearly.  ...  "
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" ...  You can't take calls on this.  ...  "
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" ...  Returned it for very poor mic sound on phone calls. ... The person on the other side of the call couldn't hear a word.  ...  "
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" ...  The call quality is worst.  ...  "
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" ...  Poor Mic for Calling  ...  "
Price
 34
range, value for money, worth, money, worth every penny
+74%
-26%
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" ...  worth every penny.  ...  "
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" ...  But when I received the product, It's worth every penny.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product at this price range must buy won’t regret it.  ...  "
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" ...  The earphone is best in price range  ...  "
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" ...  Good addition to gadgets in the best price category.  ...  "
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" ...  A great buy under this price range . ... Only letdown is its build quality otherwise it would have a perfect 5 under this price range .  ...  "
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" ...  But factor was only price, above 10k . ... Overall I'm very happy with the product, value for money!  ...  "
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" ...  Value for Money  ...  "
Bluetooth
 29
nfc, range, earphones, connection, connecting
+59%
-41%
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" ...  Easy connect with NFC  ...  "
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" ...  no bt prob .  ...  "
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" ...  Stable Bluetooth Connection  ...  "
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" ...  Best Bluetooth earphones under 5000  ...  "
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" ...  Just as the headline says,it is the best bluetooth headphone in this range,but if you are upgrading from a decent wired earphones you can get slightly dissapointed for e.g- I upgraded from sony xb 75ap wired headphones compared to that the sound output feels tiny as well as the bass, Overall the sound quality is great and is suitable for gym.  ...  "
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" ...  this is definitely a good pair of bluetooth earphones in this price range .  ...  "
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" ...  + NFC easy & instant connect.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life and Bluetooth Range is WOW.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 27
working, days, 3 months, usage, month
+22%
-78%
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" ...  Device stopped working within 1 month.  ...  "
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" ...  Oneside earphone not working  ...  "
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" ...  power button stopped working within a month!  ...  "
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" ...  The diaphragm broke in 8 months of normal usage.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this product on 2018 may and with in 4 to 5 months it was stopped working.  ...  "
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" ...  The indicator light stopped working after a few days of usage.  ...  "
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" ...  The headphones didn't last for more than 3 months.  ...  "
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" ...  stopped working in 2 months doesn't switching on.  ...  "
Build Quality
 24
quality, built, material, months, quality is good
+63%
-38%
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" ...  Sound quality is good and it’s really durable .  ...  "
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" ...  build quality is good not premium u can say.  ...  "
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" ...  and it's meant for heavy duty use .  ...  "
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" ...  Just make sure you use the right size tip to get a proper seal and that's all.  ...  "
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" ...  Increase the material used to build this master piece and SONY has always rocked.  ...  "
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" ...  The only complaint i can say about these is the ergonomics (design), the wire that hangs around the nape of the neck should've had a fasten(knot) to tighten it so it so it doesn't fly all over the place while jogging  ...  "
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" ...  Build quality-It is made totally of rubber and plastic,decent in this price range.  ...  "
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" ...  cons: built quality and design should have been better. ... One star less for built quality, Overall very happy with my purchase.  ...  "
For Running
 23
gym, earphones, workouts, workout, ears
+96%
-4%
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" ...  I could dance freely without the earphones getting out.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for workouts.  ...  "
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" ...  4.If you are a gym lover and need that (oh yeah let's do it) feeling before a workout choose these baby.  ...  "
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" ...  2.Fits nicely to the ear during exercise.  ...  "
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" ...  Before these somy earphones i bought mivi thunder beats and crossbeats pulse both were good earphones and worked amazing especially crossbeats pulse but they were lacking bass and were giving very ok type bass and thats the reason i sold them and got these sony ones and trust me guys i have never been this happy with my purchase as bass is mind blowing u wont belive for sure that 4k earphones can produce this much bass and at same time the overall audio quality is amazing too. ... M keeping them forever for sure and i bought them for gym and they are getting tucked in ears properly and AREN'T coming out from ears.  ...  "
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" ...  I have used it while running and during gym.  ...  "
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" ...  Best sounding sports earphones .  ...  "
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" ...  Never falls off your ear and im able to run more.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 23
device, nfc, pair, devices, connected
+61%
-39%
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" ...  It supports nfc also too .  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to connect but not connecting the 2016 model of Sony Bravia android tv.  ...  "
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" ...  (plus you get NFC as well)  ...  "
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" ...  it get connect to phone very easily .  ...  "
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" ...  Worked well in laptop iPad and mobile for games and music.  ...  "
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" ...  Pairs with 2 devices easily. ... (I pair it with my phone and Laptop)  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to connect it with my phone and fitness tracker without an issue.  ...  "
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" ...  * Easily connected with Bluetooth  ...  "
Fit
 18
fit, ears, fits, ur, falls
+67%
-33%
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" ...  2.Fits nicely to the ear during exercise.  ...  "
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" ...  * Didn’t get pain in ears ( fits smoothly)  ...  "
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" ...  Fits smug into ears, good for workouts.  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality sound and does not slip from the ear.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits well in the ear doesn't fall.  ...  "
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" ...  also fit able in ear  ...  "
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" ...  Never falls off your ear and im able to run more.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a headphone with outstanding sound quality and easy to ear, only problem is there isn't any small clip or something like so that it could be holding with with dress which we wear.  ...  "
Marketplace
 13
product, delivery, thanks, sony, seller
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Thanks to Amazon delivery, product delivered before the date. ... Then suddenly came the Amazon delivery boy and delivered my Iran almost 4 days in advance, I was cursing amazon that, why the hell these guys need so much time to deliver an branded item, which I can pick up from any reliance digital, Croma, ezone for an additional 300 bucks, anyways I dint order a rajasthani rasoi!! ... Thanks for your time in reading it to the last word!  ...  "
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" ...  Just got them yesterday, and Amazon did a great job in delivering the product in 2 days. ... Let's see how Amazon responds to that.  ...  "
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" ...  You can thank me later.  ...  "
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" ...  Got a used product !  ...  "
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" ...  Very good Sony product and Amazon delivery good  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks for Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  As usual prompt delivery from Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to Amazon for providing original product.  ...  "
Controls
 11
volume, power button, song, played, button
+27%
-73%
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" ...  now the headphone voice control buttons have stopped working.  ...  "
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" ...  😡 power button is not working properly .  ...  "
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" ...  Got issues with volume buttons too.  ...  "
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" ...  power button stopped working within a month!  ...  "
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" ...  The damn control buttons were like as if they are glued on it .  ...  "
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" ...  Thing is when I put some pressure close to the power and volume buttons on the right earn piece, the buzzing noise goes off and the actual sound of the earphones can be heard.  ...  "
Cables
 11
wires, cable, tangling, length, connecting
+45%
-55%
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" ...  Bulid quality-8/10, short wire, no more clip r not provide  ...  "
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" ...  Wire is bit short  ...  "
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" ...  No wire Adjuster  ...  "
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" ...  Cons: The wire goes to one of the side (for me its usually left) and is sometimes irritating to adjust.  ...  "
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" ...  Wire come out within an hour of use.  ...  "
Noise Cancellation
 10
sound, cancellation, isolation, noice, little
+90%
-10%
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" ...  It has amazing noise isolation and the bass is terrific.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is top notch and the noise cancellation is pretty well!  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is great with noice cancellation feature.  ...  "
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" ...  There is no noise cancellation.  ...  "
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" ...  nearby noise can enter ur ear.  ...  "
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" ...  Superb sound with noise isolation, even with little volume u can feel great music  ...  "
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" ...  Great noise cancellation for average Indian environment.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound and noise reduction is good .  ...  "
Charging
 10
charge, hours, charging time, charger, lasts
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Less charging time than others heatset  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is really really great and even the battery life is commendable the only downside is the charging time and I'm not saying the design is bad, it's good but it could be better.  ...  "
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" ...  Can be charged through Laptop/phone adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy connectivity and lasts for 6+ hours on full charge and doesn't diminish quality when the charge runs low.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality just awesome.but not received the charger.  ...  "
Delivery
 9
amazon, product, delivered, days, prompt
+89%
-11%
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" ...  As usual prompt delivery from Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good Sony product and Amazon delivery good  ...  "
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" ...  👍🏻 amazon delivery experience was great too.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was prompt.and the product is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this product few days back.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this delivered very next day.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to Amazon delivery, product delivered before the date. ... Then suddenly came the Amazon delivery boy and delivered my Iran almost 4 days in advance, I was cursing amazon that, why the hell these guys need so much time to deliver an branded item, which I can pick up from any reliance digital, Croma, ezone for an additional 300 bucks, anyways I dint order a rajasthani rasoi!! ... But I felt good with early delivery!  ...  "
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" ...  Just got them yesterday, and Amazon did a great job in delivering the product in 2 days.  ...  "
Size
 9
heavy, carry, little, good, bit
+22%
-78%
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" ...  but it is little bit bulky to carry while travelling.  ...  "
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" ...  Very bulky design  ...  "
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" ...  A bit bulky for my liking though.  ...  "
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" ...  Bulky looks not heavy  ...  "
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" ...  Mick is very bed  ...  "
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" ...  No Carry Pouch  ...  "
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" ...  They are little bulky to put in your pocket.  ...  "
Frequencies
 8
mids, highs, treble, lows, vocals
+100%
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" ...  Highs sounds sometimes not upto the mark . ... Vocals and mids are crisp and amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  An exceptional low and very well balanced mids and highs .  ...  "
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" ...  1) bass--- pretty high , but with little tweaking of settings it's pretty cool.  ...  "
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" ...  Comfortable , tight vocals, deep bass and next level treble .  ...  "
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" ...  the bass, the highs and the lows.  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is very good but lower mids are not that great  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product with perfect bass and treble.  ...  "
Volume
 7
loud, hear, person, speak, lasts
+57%
-43%
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" ...  Sound quality is really good depends on which song you hear (320kbps,160kbps) it surely makes a different.  ...  "
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" ...  Sounds -9.5/10, low &high awesome &mid volume was an average  ...  "
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" ...  playback time with 70-85% volume.  ...  "
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" ...  It has long battery life, mine lasts for 8 to 9 hours at full volume.  ...  "
Returns
 7
replacement, amazon, service, returning, refund
-100%
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" ...  so returning the product  ...  "
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" ...  No service available to return it .  ...  "
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" ...  Would I get a refund/replacement?  ...  "
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" ...  Plus amazon is not returning the item. ... Very bad service from Amazon, They are selling such crap products and then denying to return.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it and wasn't happy with it,but Amazon was not ready to return it, instead they were providing me a replacement  ...  "
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" ...  do some damn thing to get this pain either fixed or replaced.  ...  "
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" ...  need an urgent refund/replacement from the seller .  ...  "
Ease of Use
 6
user, good, friendly, sound, nfc
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Easy connect with NFC  ...  "
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" ...  Connectivity is good and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  User friendly and good sound  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome look n easy to use .  ...  "
Design
 6
look, feel, design, u, quality
+67%
-33%
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" ...  design is best  ...  "
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" ...  & looks/feels cheaper .  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome look n easy to use .  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 5
received, defective, damaged, item, box
-100%
comment
" ...  Dt ws also damaged condition  ...  "
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" ...  Received a damaged product.  ...  "
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" ...  I don’t understand why they are selling such defective product.  ...  "
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" ...  I doesn't recieved main item inside the box  ...  "
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" ...  received defective product , so returned it back  ...  "
Water Resistance
 5
running, proof, water, splash proof, even
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Feel its the best wireless sweat proof headset this side of the Bose Soundsport.  ...  "
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" ...  totally sweat proof and fit perfectly while running but if running in rain then there are some chances.how do i know Because i have tried.  ...  "
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" ...  Good design, splash proof, running time could have been better but it's not that bad .  ...  "
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" ...  * it has ipx-4 waterproof  ...  "
Color
 3
red, black
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Black colour look good rather than blue and red.  ...  "
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" ...  I have purposely opted for candy red color, it's awesome!  ...  "
Earbuds
 3
buds, wires, paining, fitting, ears
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Execellent fitting in ear canals .  ...  "
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" ...  I'm coming from the times of original skullcandy smokin' buds (with braided wires) and JBL Tempo in-ear earphones.  ...  "
Network
 3
+100%
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" ...  Connectivity-It is awesome one can use it far away from two rooms and their will be no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  Decent connectivity i think till 20ft  ...  "
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" ...  wireless Range is good.  ...  "

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