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Sony MDR-1000X review

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The MDR-1000X headphones are Sony's top-of-the-range Bluetooth model, with the latest noise-cancelling technology and touch-sensitive controls. They don't come cheap, though, and for this price we were hoping that these headphones would provide absolute top-notch sound quality. Read on to find out what happened when we sent them to our lab.
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  2. 57%
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  3. 96%
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