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Sony MDR-HW700DS

Sony MDR-HW700DS
alaScore 86

271 reviews

Jun, 2019

We have collected and analysed 9 expert reviews and 262 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 78/100 and users rate it 89/100. The average review date is 17-06-2015. We have compared these reviews to 1789492 reviews from other Headphones & Headsets. The alaScore™ for this product is 86/100 = Very good. Last update: 20-06-2019.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony MDR-HW700DS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Sony MDR-HW700DS from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the bass quality and price. The comfort and usability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed views about the reliability. There are some less positive opinions about the durability.

sound, usability, comfort, price, bass quality

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88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2019

Expert review by (t3.com)

Sony MDR-HW700DS review

 

How good can surround sound be through a pair of headphones?

Epic surround soundstage ; Very comfy ; Pretty convenient

Expensive ; Not as good as normal cans

Sep, 2014

hcc best buy

Expert review by : Steve May (homecinemachoice.com)

Sony MDR-HW700DS review

 

The prospect of high-performance wireless surround headphones should be a mouthwatering one for home cinema enthusiasts. After all, it's not always possible to run your AV system at full throttle, so the idea of multichannel private listening has great...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by : Steve May (techadvisor.co.uk)

Sony MDR-HW700DS 9.1 wireless headphones review

 

Surround sound headphones are hardly a new concept, but Sony's MDR-HW700DS cans are the first to promise a virtual 9.1 listening experience. Designed for use with any HDMI source component, these high-concept headphones would seem ideal if want an...

Although expensive, we rate the Sony MDR-HW700DS wireless surround headphones as a compelling alternative to a physical multichannel speaker setup, and they're a great practical solution when it's just not possible to crank things up.

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Steve May (techworld.com)

Sony MDR-HW700DS 9.1 review

 

The Sony MDR-HW700DS 9.1 wireless headphones offer a virtual surround-sound experience. Is it any good? Read our Sony MDR-HW700DS 9.1 wireless surround sound headphones review to find out.

Although expensive, we rate the Sony MDR-HW700DS wireless surround headphones as a compelling alternative to a physical multichannel speaker setup, and they're a great practical solution when it's just not possible to crank things up.

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : AVForums (avforums.com)

Sony MDR-HW700DS

 

Effective surround presence, Easy to setup and use, Attractive design, Comfortable to wear, Multiple HDMI inputs, 3D and 4K passthrough

Not ideal for stereo listening, Price

The Sony MDR-HW700 headphones are a good example of a product that has been designed for a specific purpose and largely delivers on the promise it makes. The combination of the wireless headphones and the digital surround processor go a long way...

May, 2014

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Were amazing, now only great!

 

I have had these headphones for a good two years and they were incredible offering amazing 7.1 surround when all my equipment was running through it. They fit very well and extremely comfortable. The sound including the impression of height was...

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Very good sound and interesting features but some

 

I bought these 2 weeks ago and have been using it extensively. the sound quality is pretty good, although I noticed some distortion at high volumes. The surround feature is great but I really can't tell if it is 9.1, personally I could not perceive...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Very good indeed

 

Bought these phones about two years ago when just released , the sound is really excellent I use these for movie watching only Which is what they are designed for. I have very high end sound system so you can't compare them to a pair of stereo phones...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Sony MDRHW700DS DIGITAL SURROUND RF 9.1 WIRELESS HEADPHONES

 

Excellent Headphones as usual as there Sony. I had to Charge them before use as they were not charged. But connection was straight forward and charging is very easy using the supplied USB. Fantastic Sound in 5.1 & 9.1 Excellent Highly Recommend This...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

A very conveinient product

 

comfortable to wear, very effective surround sound

Jun, 2017