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7.2 out of 10

Sony MDR-EX38iP

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Reviews and Problems with Sony MDR-EX38iP

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Overall 6
6.0

Decent Headphones, Gets the Job Done

Scott Hampton, B&H Photo
2 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I was looking for an inexpensive pair of earbuds to listen to spoken word podcasts with and settled on these. My preferred phones, the Sony MDR-7506, are too bulky to travel about with. The MDR-EX38iP is small and obviously lightweight, so it fit the bill. The sound quality was not the greatest, however it was suitable for spoken word. Overall, these earbuds are a good value.
  • Pros: In-line Mic, Lightweight, Versatile
  • Cons: So-so Audio Quality
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Overall 6
6.0

Good product at the right price

Michele, B&H Photo
21 December 2010
  • Excerpt: good sound for this price, a little delicate construction
  • Pros: Comfortable, Lightweight
  • Cons: Poor Sound
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Overall 6
6.0

So not as good as before but maybe better than some on the ...

Ritz, Amazon
30 November 2014
  • Summary: I had an identical pair which lasted 2 years so when they stopped working I bought this identical replacement. The sound quality has decreased since the last pair i bought hence the three stars. There seems to be a slight echo and faint hissing sounds and yes I compared them with other headphones AND with different media. So not as good as before but maybe better than some on the market...
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Overall 6
6.0

Great quality, low durability.

Ibrahim Uzar, Amazon
9 October 2014
  • Summary: I bought these earphones as a replacement for my JVC Xtreme Xplosives after having used them for over 2 years, they eventually wore out (my favourite earphones so far). I was very happy with the JVC ones, but I wanted to give these a try as they had a fair amount of good reviews. This is what happened in short: I bought them about a year ago and was very happy with the sound quality and noise cancellation, the bass was shockingly good and they are very lightweight, which...
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Overall 6
6.0

Don't fully work with Sony Xperia phones

Dogface, Amazon
30 January 2014
  • Summary: These do not fully work with Xperia phones. The start/stop center button on the headset works, as does the audio and microphone, but the volume controls do not work.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good mic, average headphones

mra87, Amazon
28 December 2011
  • Summary: The main reason I purchased these headphones was because of the mic available which adds practicality for using it with a phone, unfortunately I sacrificed in the sound quality. Having had high hopes for these headphones reading other reviews on Amazon, I was disappointed with the depth of sound in the headphones.
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Overall 6
6.0

great while they last!

Someone, Amazon
27 December 2011
  • Summary: These are great earphones, and the iPhone controls are a bonus, but make sure you get spare earbuds (they easily get lost at inconvenient moments). However, I have bought two pairs, and on both of them the bud the side of the iPhone remote has died after a few months - beware!
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Overall 6
6.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Sound quality 10
10
Comfort 10
10
Durability 10
10

Sony Buds Prove A Senn-sible Replacement

Hishyenes..., Ciao
9 March 2011
  • Excerpt: RELUCTANT REPLACEMENTS When my excellent Sennheiser CX400 II in-ear headphones started playing up, I reluctantly began looking for a replacement. Having bought the Senn’s for a knock-down price of around £18, I was dismayed to find that they had risen to around the £40 mark, so I set about finding a comparable pair for around £20.
  • Pros: Great sound performance .  iPod friendly design .  Useful in - line remote .
  • Cons: In - ear form factor may not be to everyone's taste .  A couple of niggly design flaws .
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Overall 6
6.0

Fine, and good value, but some compromises

M. James "Matt James", Amazon
24 September 2010
  • Summary: I'm going to be a bit less enthusiastic about these than others, but they're fine, and good value. Had I not bought these I would have been spending £50+. They work fine with iPhone4 - answering calls, pausing music, skipping tracks etc. The silicone buds (3 sizes) fit much more comfortably than the standard iPhone buds, staying in the ear better and doing a much better job of blocking out background noise so you get more detail and don't need to keep fiddling.
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Overall 6
6.0

Doesn't Work On All iPod Products

Yaletown Joe, Amazon
29 August 2010
  • Summary: Great headphones with great impedance range, but one learns only in the fine print that the remote is supported just by the following models: - iPod nano 4th and 5th generation - iPod classic 120GB and 160GB (NOT the 80GB iPod Classic I bought them for) - iPod touch 2nd generation - iPod shuffle 3rd generation - iPhone 3GS.
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