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Sony MDRE9LP-BLU Earbud Headphones by Review Summary ,  Sep 1, 2015

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Sony MDRE9LP/BLU Earbud Headphones
Report Date: 01/02/2016
Based on 1292 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 3.8
Returned or considering to return: 2.0%

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Individual Feature Rating
Value5.0   average
Color4.4   average
Comfortable4.3   average
Durable4.3   average
iPod4.3   above average
Fit4.2   average
Price4.2   average
Size4.2   above average
Loud4.0   average
Sound3.9   below average
Quality3.8   below average
Music3.7   below average
Audio3.6   below average
Design3.6   below average
Noise3.6   below average
Cover3.5   average
Listening3.5   below average
Cable3.4   average
Packaging3.3   below average
Volume2.4   mediocre


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Amazon

Amazon:
"they are comfortable and the others on the bus were not noticed that I used it,but I heard it just perfect I defiantly like them and they sell for under 10 bucks so you can go wrong#gotitfree #Music to my ears # amazon review trader"
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"She goes through them quickly, but we've had bad results from buying cheap buds, especially the Panasonic RPHJE120 line, which we bought 5 different colors and are all in a drawer because they don't align easily in the ear and have low output volume and very low bass... unacceptable even though they are Amazon's #1 Best Seller."
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"Disappointed no one on Amazon is selling the packs with multiple units like in the past."
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"Ok so over the period of a year ive used 4 pairs of earphones 3 from what i bought from amazon that were rated a 5 and broke and another that came with my phone."
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"When they finally broke, I bought another pair off amazon."
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"The pair I recieved seems to have a problem with the right earphone so Ill check with amazon about that."
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"Amazons purchase was easy, fast, they were packaged nicely, and their return policy is one of the best in the business."
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"I get them from Amazon because I get such a good deal on them!"
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"I rarely listen to music except to try out excerpts of cd's on Amazon but they sounded amazing to me."
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"Amazon asked me by email if I liked my purchase and I responded honestly."
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"I first bought a pair of these at Best Buy, but then decided to just order them on Amazon when my other pair after a whole year had worn down a little bit and I am still amazed by the fantastic quality these headphones bring to the table."
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Audio

Audio:
"I was deceived by people posting good reviews on terrible audio."
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"At first I thought it was something wrong with the audio or maybe I had my speakers too high."
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"Maybe muffled audio is just a hip new thing that I haven't been able to get into yet."
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"The audio quality from these earbuds is terrible."
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"No visible microphone on the earbuds, not quite sure how they do it, but I get fewer audio quality complaints with these over other ear buds."
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"These headphones are durable, and fit well comfortable,But the audio isn't spectacular."
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"I was deceived by people posting good reviews on terrible audio."
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"However, if you are the kind of person that did not care about the design of the headphone, but others such as the audio quality, length of the chord, durability or even the price, this earbud headphone might be for you."
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"The good cord length make it easy for you to comfortably place your gadgets anywhere while listening to the audio, the high standard of quality audio lets you listen to the audio without any hassle and the ultra-lightweight make it easy for you to bring it anywhere."
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Cable

Cable:
"Also the pair of in ear headphones I have now are awesome for music but annoying at the same time because I can hear the cord moving against my chest and hear myself eating while wearing them."
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"The cord is very thin and looks like its could easily be broken."
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"This is the worst ever headset I've ever heard, the sound is horrible, the quality of the cord is very cheep and it looks like one wrong fold, the wires would bend and break."
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"I bought these to replace some Panasonic RPHVs that broke because the cord got tangled and I yanked it."
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"I thought they would be a step up since the apple headphones are uncomfortable and had a very short cord."
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"In addition to the poor sound quality, within two days of using them, the ear piece broke and is dangling by the cord."
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"Cord is thin and tangles easily."
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"The wire cables are really nice and they really do stay tangle free."
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"Cord: The 90-degree plug is nice and the cord is definitely long enough."
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"The cord is very thin and looks like its could easily be broken."
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"The cord is a good length."
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Color

Color:
"She goes through them quickly, but we've had bad results from buying cheap buds, especially the Panasonic RPHJE120 line, which we bought 5 different colors and are all in a drawer because they don't align easily in the ear and have low output volume and very low bass... unacceptable even though they are Amazon's #1 Best Seller."
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"My son liked the color but the sound quality was not good."
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"I love the headphones but I got the wrong color."
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"My other pairs like these different color lasted me three years until they finally broke and I had to buy these ones which are the same kind I just got a different color cause last time."
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"I like that they come in different colors and for sony theyre at a great price."
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"I love the color and for its price, i am quite satisfied with the surround sound."
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"The variety of color itself will let you have choices on picking up the color that suit you best."
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"I will keep on buying the Sony ear buds because they last and I love the colors."
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"I hear everything clearly and they come in nice colors"
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Comfortable

Comfortable:
"Comfortable until foam cover fell off and not easily replaceable."
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"My husband used them earlier and reported to me that they are very comfortable for him also and he likes that they don't fall out easily."
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"great sound quality and fit is amazing i generally can't stand ear buds very uncomfortable these are so comfortable i have falling aslepp with them in."
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"Comfortable to wear, but bass is very weak."
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"Its ok, not as good as the s5 active earbudds but much more comfortable."
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"It is comfortable but the sound is not satisfactory."
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"They are comfortable because my ears are smaller and these fit nicely without stretching my ear canal"
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"Great comfort and great durability! "
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"Great comfortable headphones...I like black because they don't get dirty.."
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"They sound nice for its price and they are comfortable for long hours as well."
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"Great fidelity and comfort for a reasonabsle price."
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Cover

Cover:
"I have never seem to have been able to make the foam covers stay on longer than a week without getting lost."
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"Comfortable until foam cover fell off and not easily replaceable."
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"Foam cover were flimsy but ear buds work as expected."
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"The only negative thing is the covers are easy to come off but other than that there really good personally these are like the cheap version of beats although you can hear people in them if its low it still gives you that quality of music that the beats has personally to me."
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"Afterwards, as I was holding an earbud in my hand, I dropped the earbuds on my glass table (not a very big drop to begin with, barely a foot) and the cover broke off the left one."
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"I accidentally threw mine on tile floor and one earbud's plastic cover broke and is now loose, so I bought another one."
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"Once I the little foam cover is lost, the earbud will easily slip out of position in the ear with the slightest pull of the cord."
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"The ear bud covers where easy to place on."
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"It comes with the sponge covers for the buds and fits well in my ear."
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"I wish they would give you extras of those foam covers, but oh well."
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"It has the Spongy cover, light gray plastic perforated top that's almost like a cap, the metal piece inside, the white plastic cup that covers the metal piece & wires, and another clear medium gray back piece decorative cover that says Sony."
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Design

Design:
"Although the lack of strong bass is disappointing, but for its price and design, it still manages to be a decent packageI'm no audiophile."
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"Weak, empty sound from poorly designed earbuds."
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"The design is cool but the sound is not that great and one of them broke after using it for 3 days."
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"When i got the earbuds, i had nothing to complain about the packaging and product design is almost identical to the Sony Mdr-E10Lp, except the stem on the earbud itself is much shorter than its predecessor."
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"The slight design change from other ear buds makes these more comfortable to ware."
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")Love the classic earbud design, and these are just top notch quality."
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"Although the lack of strong bass is disappointing, but for its price and design, it still manages to be a decent packageI'm no audiophile."
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"Where It Wins Stars(+) Inexpensive(+) Open-air design(+) Lengthy cord at 1.2m (4 ft.)(+) Comfortable on the ears(+) L-shaped plug(+) Clear, crisp mids and highsWhere It Loses Them(-) Relatively weak bass responseOverall: Four stars."
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"These are subpar compared to my old MDRE10LP in terms of comfort, design, and sound quality, but they no longer make the old 10LP's and are too expensive to replace so these would have to do."
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Durable

Durable:
"Great cheap headphones for any phone it's very durable it doesn't break easily."
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"THESE EARPHONES ARE DURABLE (this version isn't as great as the previous one) and they sound great."
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"Very durable as i've had some pretty nasty bails and these got yanked and janked all around but no rippage whatsoever, no sound shortage or anything wrong, only way I would buy these again is if I lose them cause that's the only way I'd need to."
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"It is both durable and comfortable."
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"Cute and durable headphones"
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"- Durable - can handle more abuse than any product should be able to withstand."
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"I own a pair and they are very durable, reliable, and have crystal clear sound that brings you to a whole new perspective on the true sound of music in your songs listened through them."
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"Really good, the headphones just need to be more durable."
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Fit

Fit:
"I'm actually a bit short, so if I bend down they catch my knee sometimesHow long: They lasted just short of a year until the first earbud blew out, then I bought another pairFit: If you like the regular ear buds that aren't the gummi-type, these should be fine, perfect fit for mePrice: Worth it, cheap and not the best out there, but they definitely give you more than what you bought it for"
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"Only issue is that they don't rest very well in my ears, but most ear buds don't fit me too well."
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"My girlfriend hates the new style earbuds where it fits deeper in the ear."
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"Delivery was great but the product is not a good fit for how I want to use them."
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"It doesn't fit well"
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"Terrible quality, doesn't fit ears."
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"They are amazing for the price an they fit perfectly in my ears."
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"They are comfortable because my ears are smaller and these fit nicely without stretching my ear canal"
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"The only small earbuds that really fit me comfortably."
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"These ear buds don't fit nearly as well as my Sony MDRE828LP ear buds did."
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"They fit my ears really well, and they have amazing sound quality ]."
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Light

Light:
"They are light, fit snugly into my ears, and produce a very nice quality of sound."
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"The sound quality is sufficiently clear and comforable to wear and light."
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"In addition to the terrible sound quality, the construction was very poor; the buds themselves were very light plastic, and the cord was very thin and easily tangled."
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"They are a very pretty light blue and they sound very good, no static or distortion even all the way up loud! "
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"Fit and work well for light or stationary activity, not for high motion though, because they fall out."
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Listening

Listening:
"These headphones may be fine for listening to podcasts or the news, but I would not recommend these for listening to music."
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"There is a predominance of treble and no bass that I could detect which makes listening to music and movies with these earbuds unpleasant even at less than 20% volume."
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"I often have problems with headphones sounding like im listening to a 1940s radio, and there has not been a single time these have sounded like that."
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"Not recommended for high quality music listening."
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"My only peeve is when I use it with my laptop, it has a really annoying static sound when I'm not even listening to anything."
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"Bought these for a wick substitute for my iPhone headphones for listening to music and glad to say they do the job well."
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"I have used them for listening to music on my S6 as well as on my MP3 player without any problem!"
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"The good cord length make it easy for you to comfortably place your gadgets anywhere while listening to the audio, the high standard of quality audio lets you listen to the audio without any hassle and the ultra-lightweight make it easy for you to bring it anywhere."
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"Sound great - I was listening to some classical works on my Sony MP3, and it sounded rich and clear."
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"If you read audio books, and there is not a lot of background noise, these are perfect for long time listening."
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Loud

Loud:
"The right headphone pops during a loud song with bass, it is very annoying"
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"Its also very loud good for blocking out annoying sounds around you ."
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"They get loud enough to block out the gym speakers with their terrible music."
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"I love these earphones there very loud and don't pop easily!"
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"When I first plugged the headphones in and pressed play, I literally laughed out loud at how horrible the sound quality of this product is."
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"To me (refined pitch perfect audiophile ears), they are a little distorted and loud, but have tremendous bass response."
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"Their great sound a loud good quality"
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"They 're are crystal clear and loud."
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"Loud...love ! "
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"There good and loud and work perfect"
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Music

Music:
"These headphones may be fine for listening to podcasts or the news, but I would not recommend these for listening to music."
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"Also the pair of in ear headphones I have now are awesome for music but annoying at the same time because I can hear the cord moving against my chest and hear myself eating while wearing them."
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"Terrible sound quality and probably the worst I've had for music."
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"they are comfortable and the others on the bus were not noticed that I used it,but I heard it just perfect I defiantly like them and they sell for under 10 bucks so you can go wrong#gotitfree #Music to my ears # amazon review trader"
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"There is a predominance of treble and no bass that I could detect which makes listening to music and movies with these earbuds unpleasant even at less than 20% volume."
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"For music, the sound is honestly unbearable."
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"If you like your music to sound good, spring for more expensive earphones."
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"but for the average music fan, they work quite well."
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"Bought these for a wick substitute for my iPhone headphones for listening to music and glad to say they do the job well."
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"I have used them for listening to music on my S6 as well as on my MP3 player without any problem!"
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"I do like my music to sound good."
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Noise

Noise:
"Have some noise when the volume is high, not recommended."
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"I use these at the gym and hearing that noise was incredibly annoying."
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"I don't like the ear buds that go deep into your ears and have a silicon ring to cancel out noise because it is uncomfortable for me."
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"This are a poor choice in headphone they are fresh out of the package do not fit in my ears are uncomfortable fall out of my ears when I am walking and make a horrible clicking noise."
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"I wanted headphones that were not the in ear kind because most in ear kind are noise isolating and I need to be able to hear outside as well while doing certain tasks."
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"The sound quality is excellent and the noise cancellation is great, and they have excellent build quality."
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"They also fit the earcannel completely so it drown out outside noises pretty well."
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"If you read audio books, and there is not a lot of background noise, these are perfect for long time listening."
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"He works in a very noisey plant and he says they are great at covering up outside noises"
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Packaging

Packaging:
"Defective out of the box, but not valuable enough to go through the hassle of packaging and shipping for a refund or replacement."
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"These earbuds came out of the package partially broken, requiring holding the wires in a specific spot to get sound to come out."
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"Came packaged in a box well packed, nothing was broken and that is major plus."
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"This are a poor choice in headphone they are fresh out of the package do not fit in my ears are uncomfortable fall out of my ears when I am walking and make a horrible clicking noise."
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"When i got the earbuds, i had nothing to complain about the packaging and product design is almost identical to the Sony Mdr-E10Lp, except the stem on the earbud itself is much shorter than its predecessor."
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"They are doing the job and came in nice packaging in the advertised time frame."
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"I really like the packaging - very easy to pull the headphones out of the package."
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"I no longer have the original packaging and stuff, so I am forced to toss it, effectively tossing $9."
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"Also love the fast shipping and packaging! "
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Plastic

Plastic:
"They feel cheap and the plastic is not comfortable in your ears."
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"I accidentally threw mine on tile floor and one earbud's plastic cover broke and is now loose, so I bought another one."
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"The only complaint I have against them is that the plastic neck (the part that hangs down from your ear) is kind of short."
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"From its cheap materials (Plastic that feels weak and thin) to the lack of any features (Mic, volume control, quality audio, etc) this item is most certainly not worth even a dollar."
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"it is good in quality but line is quite long and old style (plastic material) good sound quality though"
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"In addition to the terrible sound quality, the construction was very poor; the buds themselves were very light plastic, and the cord was very thin and easily tangled."
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"Feels like cheap plastic but I'm not complaining about that for the price."
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"Not an issue with shipping, as they were well packed in their plastic bubble."
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"A lot of the other Sony ear buds I've bought and tried have a soft plastic piece that covers the speaker that can too easily pop off."
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Price

Price:
"I do not recommend these for any price."
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"sound quality is not that good but is ok for the price 6 10 , confort is 8 10"
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"I'm actually a bit short, so if I bend down they catch my knee sometimesHow long: They lasted just short of a year until the first earbud blew out, then I bought another pairFit: If you like the regular ear buds that aren't the gummi-type, these should be fine, perfect fit for mePrice: Worth it, cheap and not the best out there, but they definitely give you more than what you bought it for"
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"Not to mention, the price is so cheap ($10 pair) that even if you want to replace it when it is missing, you will never think twice."
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"They feel cheap and the plastic is not comfortable in your ears."
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"They're not at all amazing, but for the price, you can't go wrong."
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"Great quality headphones at an unbeatable price."
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"Sony has the best quality earbuds for the price."
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"Don't expect an enchanting sound quality, but a good product for the price I paid (around 8 dollars)."
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"I like that they come in different colors and for sony theyre at a great price."
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"it is good for the price."
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Quality

Quality:
"The sound quality was terrible, no bass whatsoever."
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"(I'm not repeatedly buying these because they're not good quality, it's because my mother loses her earphones or gets them caught in the door or work out machine...so it's a good deal since I have to keep buying them)."
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"I usually don't take the time to write reviews, but I was so upset at the quality of these I had to."
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"The sound quality is not the best that I have ever heard but it is good."
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"Terrible sound quality and probably the worst I've had for music."
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"sound quality is not that good but is ok for the price 6 10 , confort is 8 10"
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"Great quality headphones at an unbeatable price."
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"Sony has the best quality earbuds for the price."
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"Don't expect an enchanting sound quality, but a good product for the price I paid (around 8 dollars)."
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"Good sound quality."
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"Excellent quality for the price."
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Shape

Shape:
"Not to mention the shape, which is uncomfortable and chunky."
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"I like the shape of the earbuds but unfortunately, they are very fuzzy, lots of static, very poor sound quality."
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"Sony, you made a mistake taking the banana shape out of the ear buds."
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"STILL in amazing shape"
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"The earbuds itself are surprisingly comfortable due to its contoured shape for each ear; there's a raised tactile dot to distinguish the left earpiece by touch, a most welcome ergonomic addition."
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"The slight teardrop shape and foam padding make them comfortable, and they stay in his ears quite well."
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"I found the shape of the earbud comfortable though and that was one of the main reasons I purchased them- not being a huge fan of inner ear buds."
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"The cord length is nice and the shape of the buds seems to help them stay in your ear very well - even when working out."
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Shipping

Shipping:
"Defective out of the box, but not valuable enough to go through the hassle of packaging and shipping for a refund or replacement."
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"Also love the fast shipping and packaging! "
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"Not an issue with shipping, as they were well packed in their plastic bubble."
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"I recieved my headphones very fast shipping is great ."
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"IT CAME AS EXPECTED STILL IN GREAT WORKING CONDITION FAST SHIPPING I BEEN USING THEM SINCE I GOT AND THEY HAVE NOT BROKEN ITS BEEN 6 MONTHS"
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"the shipping speed is good, and cuz i just got the earphone, im not exactly sure whether it is gonna last for fairly long time, but i do feel like the quality is not bad"
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Size

Size:
"The wires are small flimsy and tangle easily."
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"I must have very small ears because these headphones are so big that they are painful for me to use."
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"I solved this problem by attaching a small piece of colored tape to the wire of the right ear bud."
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"no OG panasonics, but the best you will find (and i have small ears apparently compared to others and have had problems since circuit city went out of business and bestbuy stopped carrying the old skewl metal topped panasonics [the best ever!"
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"I wouldn't recommend this to any other adult male due to possible size issues."
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"I am not a fan of earbuds like those, and the fit was terrible regardless of which earbud size I used."
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"The only small earbuds that really fit me comfortably."
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"Sound good but to small for a man's hands"
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"The wires are small flimsy and tangle easily."
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"good and small"
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"This Sony model seems to be pretty much it if you need very small ear buds that are not the in ear kind."
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Sound

Sound:
"I bought these as a replacement and they are not quite the same (not quite as comfortable and I think the E10Lp had better sound) but they are adequate for podcasting and casual music listening at my desk job."
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"The sound quality was terrible, no bass whatsoever."
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"The sound quality is not the best that I have ever heard but it is good."
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"Terrible sound quality and probably the worst I've had for music."
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"The sound seems ok but hard to be sure since I had to hold them in!"
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"sound quality is not that good but is ok for the price 6 10 , confort is 8 10"
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"The sound is very clear and has very good base."
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"Don't expect an enchanting sound quality, but a good product for the price I paid (around 8 dollars)."
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"Good sound quality."
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"If you like your music to sound good, spring for more expensive earphones."
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"SOUNDS GREAT."
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Speaker

Speaker:
"good earphones, cant complain, use them everyday at the office, if you are complaining about the bass, what i did is on the speaker configurations or equalizer get the bass bar to a point of no distortion and they sound flawless!"
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"At first I thought it was something wrong with the audio or maybe I had my speakers too high."
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"I have been using previous model Sony Mdr-E10Lp for a few years... even buying them a few times because sound is crisp & has decent bass... so I figured I would give these new model a try... wrong move, they sound like an old radio speaker, very weak sound... if you're looking to give these earbuds to a kid then go ahead but if you want quality sound for yourself, skip this... you'll thank me later."
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"They get loud enough to block out the gym speakers with their terrible music."
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"Only downside for me is the speaker part is kind of squat and fat and does not stick in my ear as well as some other designs."
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"No permanent damage to wiring or speaker, but still... Plus, they really don't sound very good."
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"I love how these ear buds don't have rubber around the speakers- to me it is much more comfortable and the buds don't slide out as much."
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"The cord is reasonably lengthy at 1.2m (4 ft.), allowing for easier use with desktop speaker systems."
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"A lot of the other Sony ear buds I've bought and tried have a soft plastic piece that covers the speaker that can too easily pop off."
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"The sound is clear, crisp and the speaker works well."
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Value

Value:
"Very good value."
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"Decent value for name brand SONY."
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"Great value for the price."
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"Good Value for money"
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"Best value for the money!"
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Volume

Volume:
"There is a predominance of treble and no bass that I could detect which makes listening to music and movies with these earbuds unpleasant even at less than 20% volume."
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"She goes through them quickly, but we've had bad results from buying cheap buds, especially the Panasonic RPHJE120 line, which we bought 5 different colors and are all in a drawer because they don't align easily in the ear and have low output volume and very low bass... unacceptable even though they are Amazon's #1 Best Seller."
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"These are hard to place properly in the ear and don't have the volume or bass quality of the other two."
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"Have some noise when the volume is high, not recommended."
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"They had a very tinny sound and the volume wasn't great; I had to turn the volume on my device WAY up compared to where it normally is just to get a comparable level."
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"They sound really good and they have a good volume range; they can even give really high volumes."
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"If I amped the volume too much, people around me would be able to listen as well though, which is kinda annoying."
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"I have the volume on the first level and the sound is great and extremely clear!"
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"these ear phone are perfect and the volume is clear."
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"They sound great at any volume and do not muffle out."
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iPod

iPod:
"I got these to replace my ipod headphones that unfortunately went through the washing machine and dryer."
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"I have an iPod Touch, but I was never fully satisfied with the earphones it originally came with because the sound quality was sub-par."
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"I use these with my ipod, multiple laptops, and my samsung galaxy S3 with no problems."
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"Very nice replacements to my iPod ear buds."
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"Just as good as my Ipod original ear buds, which these replaced."
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"best fitting buds I have found that replace the ipod headphones."
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"With IPOD works vey well."
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