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Sony WI-SP500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Sony WI-SP500. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the usability and portability. The price and comfort are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive views about the noise isolation and bass quality, while there are mixed opinions on the treble quality and durability.

sound, comfort, price, portability, usability

reliability, bass quality, noise isolation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony WI-SP500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Prasid Banerjee (

Sony WI-SP500 Review review


Balanced audio for fitness enthusiasts

Comfortable and light ; Long battery life ; Good with mids and highs

Sub-bass performance is weak ; Too much noise when taking calls

The Sony WI-SP500 has its weaknesses, but it’s certainly a pair of headphones that fitness enthusiasts should consider. It’s doesn’t deliver perfect audio quality, but it’s not meant for those looking for perfect either. As long as you’re not a bass...

Jun, 2018

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Are you reluctant to spend more than £100 on wireless headphones, worried about losing an earpiece or looking for better battery life for a single listening session? Designed for sport, with splash and sweat resistance, the Sony Wi-SP500 headphones aim...

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Martin Leduc , Sam Vafaei, Yannick Khong (



The Sony WI-SP500 are average-at-best sports headphones and a mediocre choice for most use cases. They're comfortable enough to wear for long listening sessions and sufficiently compact to carry on your person at all times. They're also decently...

Comfortable earbud fit. ; Low leakage.

Inconsistent and bass-light sound. ; Poor noise isolation, by design. ; Not stable enough for strenuous sports. ; Bass and treble delivery varies significantly across users.

Sep, 2018

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Great for the gym


I bought these to replace my corded phones which were a pain, they kept pulling out. These cordless phones weren't expensive, my hearing isn't great so there was no point in splashing out a lot of cash. Sound quality is fine for me and they are fairly...

Sep, 2019

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Great Music


I bought this during Christmas season. There were no test piece available even I bought this product. Sound: The sound quality is awesome, exactly with sony digital technology. I can ensure that the one who listens will get goosbumbs. Design: When...

Jan, 2019

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Love them!


Really great headphones, stay in whilst running and great sound quality.

Dec, 2018

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Fantastic value


I bought this as a christmas present and i think they was fantastic value for money the sound is perfect the volume is really good overall a really good product so much im thinking of buying some for myself

Dec, 2018

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Quite good


I bought this a month ago great value and it is Bluetooth as well!

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (

Great Value


Very happy with the headphones. Well made, really good for the active user. Great value. Can be used to take phone calls- my only issue with this is in windy conditions the other person struggles to hear me. the bass is not as heavy as other headsets...

Dec, 2018

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great value



Aug, 2018

Price comparison for Sony WI-SP500

  Store     Price
Sony WI-SP500 Wireless Sports Headphones with IPX4...
IPX4 sweat and splash-proof
£54.00 TO SHOP
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£74.00 TO SHOP
Sony Wireless In-Ear Sports Headphones, Black (WI...
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£75.00 TO SHOP
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£69.00 TO SHOP
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£59.00 TO SHOP
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£97.00 TO SHOP
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