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Sony MDR-1AM2 review

Key features
  • Over-ear
  • Wired
Reviewed

Sony aims to give you premium headphones with 'classic style' with the Sony MDR-1AM2, while updating them with modern features. They support High Resolution Audio, which is slowly hitting the mainstream, and means the headphones can play higher than CD-quality audio files. But this all means nothing if they don't have the sound quality to do these recordings justice. Find out whether they deliver in our expert review.

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We have tested 215 headphones and found that there are 48 Don't Buys and 33 Best Buys.
Range of Headphone scores
  1. 18%
    Lowest score
  2. 55%
    Average score
  3. 91%
    Highest score
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