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Sony MDR-XB950B1

Sony MDR-XB950B1
alaScore 96

20 reviews

Aug, 2017

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Sony MDR-XB950B1. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the bass quality.

bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-XB950B1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Sony MDR-XB950B1 review

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Sony's 'extra bass' headphones range grows with every year and this addition, the MDR-XB950B1, is a large wireless over-ear pair. It's designed for maximum comfort while you're getting your ears rumbled by all that bass. But does the reality live up to...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Bikram Singh Negi (

Sony XB950 B1 Headphone Review- Built for bass lovers and Expensive


Sony XB950 B1 is a premium pair of extra bass wireless headphones that offer heart thumping bass, wireless, wired connectivity and in-hand controls.

• Comfortable form factor ; • Robust bass ; • Easy to use connectivity ; • Equaliser app works great ; • Optional wired playback ; • Amazing battery life ; • NFC one-touch pairing ; • High fidelity microphone

• Customary looks ; • Made for bass lovers only ; • Pricey ; • Audio output varies in wired and wireless connection

The Sony XB950 B1 is specifically made for bass lovers. If you’re a bass lover and want to enjoy the overpowered bass music wirelessly via your smartphone, this is something you should buy. Bass is deep and may surprise you every time you listen music...

May, 2017

Expert review by: Nandagopal Rajan (

Sony MDR-XB950B1 review: Good music, bass extra


The audio quality of the MDR-XB950B1 is good with or without the extra bass.

May, 2017

Expert review by: Dave Zeegers (

Sony MDR-XB950B1: Mooie, stevige hoofdtelefoon met tikkie teveel bas


Solide, stevig sterk. De MDR-X950B1 van Sony is het allemaal. Echter, het is daarmee ook niet bepaald een lichtgewicht. Je voelt de hoofdtelefoon duidelijk op je hoofd zitten en soms drukt 'ie zelfs een beetje. Over het geluid kunnen we kort zijn: De...

Makkelijk te bedienen Mooi uiterlijk Draadloos Sluit goed aan

Geen noise cancelling Gemiddeld geluid, te veel bas Slechts 1 bluetooth apparaat tegelijkertijd

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Rachiiee (

Good headphones


The headphones are good. Easy to pair with a phone, easy to understand and they are pretty durable. The headphone cups are made out of leather, but they don't hold much sweat which is good. The battery lasts for a long time. On med - high volume with...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: HARRY_KRISH (

Skull rattling bass


I love a good bass and this headphones keeps me happy all the time. Battery life is excellent. Looks preminum. Only negative I can think of is the size of its earcups.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Skull rattling bass


I love a good bass and this headphones keeps me happy all the time. Battery life is excellent. Looks preminum. Only negative I can think of is the size of its earcups.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Arran (

Bass is immense and the sound arena option is nice


Overall 10/10 no flaw what so ever with the headphones!

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Jelle Mastenbroek (

“Goede prijs kwaliteit verhouding”


Erg mooi product met een goede geluidskwaliteit. De bass functie is erg handig voor een wat extra effect

Voldoende bass ; Zit lekker

Best wel grote oorkussens

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Wim Grashuis (

“voor Bass liefhebbers”


Zeker weten een aanrader, heb hem vergeleken in de winkel met andere koptelefoons van jbl, bose etc. en gezien kwaliteit en de prijs is dit een goede koop (geweest)!

Extra Bass knop ; dikke, zachte oorkussens ; accuduur ; bluetooth

noice cancelling

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications


Colour of product:Black
On/off switch:Y
Volume Control:Digital


Cable management:Y
Power LED:Y


Driver unit:4
Ear coupling:Circumaural
Wearing style:Head-band

Other features

Applications supported:Sony Headphones Connect app

Packaging Data


Ports & interfaces

3.5 mm connector:Y
Connectivity Technology:Wired/Wireless
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
RF connectivity:N
USB Connectivity:Y


Battery charging indication:Y
Battery life (max):18
Battery low indication:Y
Battery recharge time:4

Technical Details

Batteries included:Y
Colour :Y

Weight & Dimensions