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Sony XBA-H1
8.2 out of 10

Sony XBA-H1

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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
11 September 2014
  • Summary: Here is my video review of the XBA-H1. If you like the video please check out my channel :) Below the video is a quick summary of my opinions. Design & Comfort The XBA-H1's earpieces are quite large, and may not suit every user's ears. Thankfully they are quite lightweight.
  • Pros: Good isolation, smooth sound, light weight
  • Cons: Large earpieces, wind noise, real lack of treble extension and sense of space
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
11 September 2014
  • Summary: DESIGN Large, bulky, arguably overbuilt ear elements Perfect for those with larger hands as the ear elements are easy to not only handle but also to remove from one's ears Large ear elements may be problematic for those with smaller ears- may excessively contact outer ears Cable does have some...
  • Pros: detail, warmth, easy ingress/egress, plenty of ear fittings, availabile at Best Buy
  • Cons: sensitive to source, cables not serviceable
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
11 September 2014
  • Summary: I have been using the xba-h1's for about three days now. I am no audiophile, What i am is someone who loves music and knows what good sound is. My past collections are piston 2.0, xba-3, shure se-215, klipsch x10, klipsch s4, v-sonic gr07, Among others and i have found these to be one of my favorite...
  • Pros: Clear, Precise, Decent bass.
  • Cons: Sounds weird in certain songs.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
11 September 2014
  • Summary: [URL=http://www.radikal.ru][IMG]http://i023.radikal.ru/1404/7e/30a786092420.jpg[/IMG][/URL] Hi, My last headphones before these were sony XB90ex, so my review will be loosely based on comparison with xb90. Firstly since I paid $50 more than xb90ex (95$) my expectations were bit high.
  • Pros: Detailed sound, instrument separation, clean vocals
  • Cons: Flat soundstage, Subbas
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony XBA-H1 review

TechRadar UK
1 April 2015
  • Summary: In-ear headphones with style and bravado
  • Pros: Edgy design, Flat cables, Powerful sound performance, Instead of choosing one over the other, Sony included a driver unit that features the best of both the balanced armature and dynamic designs. Not only does this add value, it sounds wonderful. Plus, the design is flat-out appealing. Extra good...
  • Cons: Premium price, No inline controls, However, at $150, it's fair to expect a little more. The lack of inline controls doesn't go by unnoticed. In fact, if not for this omission, the XBA-H1 would have otherwise been a must-have product despite the high price tag.
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Overall 4
4.0

Sony XBA-H1

What Hi-Fi?
21 February 2014
  • Conclusion: At this price, good design and high build quality aren’t enough
  • Pros: Good-looking, robust design, Good dynamic range
  • Cons: Ill-defined sound, Lots of competition at this price
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