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Sony MDR-XB510AS review

£50.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • In-ear
  • Wired
Expert review

The Sony MDR-XB510AS extra-bass sports headphones are specifically designed to drive your workout with their low-end punch. They may be able to deliver a thumping soundtrack to train to, but how well do these headphones deal with more delicate tasks, like reproducing the detail in a classical recording? Read our full review to find out.

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First reviewed by Which?

December 2019

Released

April 2017

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 264 headphones and found that there are 46 Don't Buys and 33 Best Buys.
Range of Headphone scores
  1. 10%
    Lowest score
  2. 55%
    Average score
  3. 91%
    Highest score
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