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7.2 out of 10

Sony MDR-E818LP

Great Deal: $29.79

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Overall 8
8.0

Don't let the name fool you, these are actually good headphones

xjzurshmee, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I've had the Sony in-ear headphones for nearly a year now and surprisingly they're still working great. The sound quality is not perfect, but I've found that they provide better sound quality than the Apple earbuds that come with the iPod/iPhone, or even my Jlab JBuds Hi-Fi Noise-Reducing Ear Buds which cost nearly 4 times as much when not on sale. I find the Sony earbuds to be comfortable, and I often go to sleep with them in to drown out my fiancé's snoring.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sound great!!

Junell, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: These Sony Earbuds are inexpensive but sound nice!  I have used the ear buds that come with the iPod which work well but they are $40 which I do not want to spend. These Sony earbuds run about $10 and they come in different colors (I have the pink and purple).  How my music sounds is important to me but I don't want to spend a lot money.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Carbine, head-fi.org
2 May 2010
  • Summary: These are quite common in retail stores in my city (Toronto) and cost around $15-$20 CAD. I've been using them for years, because they are inexpensive, sound decent and are portable. They don't sound too distorted at high levels. I never had mines break, never had audio jack or audio cut out problems, but then again it really depends on the user, because I am very careful with my belongings.
  • Pros: Sound quality, bass, portability, durability.
  • Cons: No cons other than there are better options.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Headzone, head-fi.org
1 May 2010
  • Summary: These ear-buds were just lying around my sisters house, no idea whose these are but they are kinda pretty good. They are quite sensitive 108dB/1 mW, and I don't have to turn the volume more than 20% in windows volume to get enough pressure for all needs.   Sound quality in short: They are not comparable at all with the standard apple ear-buds in terms of sound quality. That much better they are.   Build quality: I can't hear much microphonics with the cable.
  • Pros: Fine bass, clear mids, cheap.
  • Cons: Feels cheap, doesn't beat 100$ headphones.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony MDR-E818LP Fontopia Ear-Buds

musicdude4136, Rate it all!
11 October 2008
  • Summary: these headphones are amazing for the price but the reason why i knock off one star is because i want to be fair to the customers and let you guys know its not perfect,ive had it for years and it still works it went through a lot from getting pulled out my ear,sat on,yanked from mp3 jack,sitting in a bad temperature room,all of that beating up i did to it and it still works.these are the real deal and the bass is decent and excellent treble,comes with foam cover for...
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony MDR-E818LP Fontopia Ear-Buds

Raidy, Rate it all!
26 September 2008
  • Summary: For the price you cant beat the comfort and sound quality these offer. I wanted a pair that matched the comfort quality of the PSP headphones, which are the best bud-style I've ever tried. These are nearly as good. They sound quite decent too, which of course is as important. My only complaint is the cord could be a little longer - I use these for my PC at work, and find the length a little lacking.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony MDR-E818LP Fontopia Ear-Buds

avidreaderofba nnedbooks, Rate it all!
31 August 2008
  • Summary: I purchased these headphones because as a transcriptionist, the large around-ear headset I usually use was giving me some pretty bad headaches due to allergy issues I have. These earbuds have excellent sound, but I agree with other reviewers who said they can be a bit uncomfortable to wear after a while because of their odd, slightly teardroppish shape. It's not bad at all; just a bit uncomfortable after extended use. I would highly recommend these, though.
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Overall 8
8.0

Not bad...

Anonymous, Newegg
12 May 2007
  • Summary: It may have just been my iPod, since it's battery was basically depleted.
  • Pros: Clear sound, fits well in ears, cheap, great bass response compared to the terrible iPod earbuds.
  • Cons: It delivers a hiss sound whenever I move the plug around in my iPod. Sometimes, the bass cuts out and comes out weak, then pops back in strong. I might have to RMA them.
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Overall 8
8.0

Really good set of cheap head phones

low351, epinions.com
19 March 2007
  • Excerpt: I don't normally write reviews, but I had to for these. I've had Sony earbuds in the past and they'v
  • Pros: Great Bass and good mids make any player sound better
  • Cons: falls out of ears, short cord, need to turn up treble
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Overall 8
8.0

Not bad

Anonymous, Newegg
22 March 2006
  • Summary: If you want earbuds that are going to satisfy the audiophile, look elsewhere and stop trying to compare $x earbuds to top of the line products. I was impressed by the sound quality of these earbuds. Have I heard better? Yes, but I've never paid this little and for the money, these things are great! My biggest complaint is with the cord.
  • Pros: Price..of course. Decent sound quality.
  • Cons: The wire "grabs" your clothing. The earbuds are somewhat uncomfortable.
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