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Black On Ear Closed Back Mic Headphones

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Designed to deliver the deepest bass possible, the Sony MDR-XB950AP headphones get every ounce of music from your smartphone.

Designed for the deepest bass

With an awesome frequency response of 3 - 28,000Hz, the Sony MDR-XB950ap's are designed for today's dynamic music. With Advanced Direct Vibe Structure, the Sony isolates your music's bass for maximum impact. For the deepest bass possible, Beat Response Control uses air vents to maximise the low frequency output. Bass simply doesn't get deeper than this!

Sound precision
Using lightweight, 40mm Neodymium drive units, these headphones offer a tight, rhythmic response. Combined with the high sensitivity it means that these headphones will go loud - even with your smartphone or tablet.

Snug comfort
Featuring oval earpads to surround your ears, deep isolation cushions and a closed back design, the MDR-XB950ap headphones keep the outside world out and your music in. For even greater comfort, the tough metal headband is softly cushioned.

Made for music on the move
The rigid aluminium end caps don't just look cool, they're also tough and lightweight. For simple storage when you're at your destination, the earcups swivel flat and the headband slides together.

Take calls on your smartphone
With its in-line remote and built-in mic, these Sony headphones are the perfect partner for your smartphone. Compatible with both Android and iPhones, you can switch between listening to music and taking calls at the touch of a button.

Get the deepest bass from the coolest design, with the Sony MDRXB950AP.

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In EarCan the headphones be used in the ear?No
Over EarCan the headphones be used over the ear?Yes
WirelessAre the headphones wireless? Optional requires a Bluetooth transmitter.No
Noise CancellingDo the headphones feature active noise cancelling technology to block outside noise?No
SensitivityHeadphone sensitivity is measured in dB. The lower the figure, the more powerful the driving amplifier needs to be. Headphones for use on portables need to be of higher sensitivity than home hi-fi ones.106
ImpedanceImpedance is measured in ohms and should be matched carefully to the driving amplifier for the best sound quality and reliability.40
Frequency ResponseFrequency response is measured in Hz and gives an indication of how low and how high the headphones will go.3 - 28,000
Cable LengthLength of cable supplied in metres.1.2
WeightWeight of headphones in grammes, without packaging.245g
Plug sizeThe size and type of plug fitted and whether an adaptor is supplied. 3.5mm is standard on most portable devices whilst home hi-fi usually accepts 6.35mm (quarter inch) size plugs.3.5mm
Open backOpen back headphones offer the most spacious sound but can leak sound, disturbing others. They also block less outside noise than closed back headphonesNo
Closed backClosed back headphones block out more background noise than open back ones. They also leak less soundYes
SONY MDRXB950 is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant headphones from SONY I bought these SONY MDR-XB950AP headphones for good sound quality, extra bass & excellent comfort for prolonged periods. In all of these categories they are fantastic :)
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is what I was looking for If you enjoy music or.deep rich bass..this is the headphone which you must go for. I used to be Sennheiser fan for the last 10 years...but always use to run into issues with the wires either too long or they break and then becomes a rubbish sitting in a corner and gatheringredients dust. This headphone was an eye open opener in the sense that you can get great music at affordable price..absolutely love it
Date published: 2016-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great audio headphones Wanted a decent headphones that didn't break the bank great sounding headphones with perfect bass
Date published: 2016-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great customer service at Richer Sounds Charming and friendly guys in store - great advice on product.
Date published: 2016-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable Durable Bass I had the previous Sony MDRXB600's for over 2 years and was impressed with their comfort and durability. The bass was great on those, although it was a little overpowering compared with the top end - at times making the sound a bit muddy. When it came to a replacement I thought it well worth checking out the newer model! I tried on plenty of other headphones between £30-£100 and found these winners for bass and comfort. They aren't as muddy as the XB600's although the bass is the focus on these models which might not be for all. They also look great and come at a good price in the £30-£100 range. As a glasses wearer I do take comfort seriously, and these are seriously good. I have high expectations of their build quality from past experience with these models. A final note would be that they are value for money. Big time. And unlike other headphones they barely leak, meaning I can wear them in the office without annoying my co-workers. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2016-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent!! I often bought cheaper headphones in the past because they would get damaged or broken, but this time I thought I'd treat myself to a more a much better pair, mainly for home use. I can't get on with in-ear headphones, so I thought I'd try these Sony Headphones. I popped into the London Bridge store the other Sunday and tried them out on my smartphone. I was immediately taken aback how good they were. You will have to alter you bass controls down after plugging these in, as they can easily pull the bass out where you might have struggling to get it in the past with other headphones. 3 - 28,000HZ frequency response, what more can you want? They are very sensitive too, they are pretty loud on the smartphone, where my last pair would really struggle to get a decent volume out of them. Really comfortable to wear. Isolation from outside noise is pretty good. I definitely recommend these!
Date published: 2016-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent value for money At this price range, these are as good as it gets. Comfortable and superb sound quality.
Date published: 2016-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant Good range of headphones in store allowing a quick test. Best price paid Impeccable service Good bass Brilliant vocals Wonderful
Date published: 2016-06-11
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