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Sony MDR-V6 Over-ear Headphone Review

The venerable Sony MDR-V6 finally runs our tests, and wows with great performance.

$89.99 at Amazon
8.3 score Tested by Experts
  • The Sony MDR-V6 is better than 91% of the headphones we tested.
  • It is better than 93% of the headphones we have tested under $200.
  • It is better than 89% of the over-ear headphones we have tested.
  • This graph shows the Sony MDR-V6's score compared to other headphones we tested. Learn more.
# of headphones Product Score This graph shows the Sony MDR-V6’s score compared to other headphones we tested.
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Introduction

With fantastic audio quality for a low price point, the Sony MDR-V6s are great studio monitors for the music hobbyist or student who isn't ready to shell out several grand for a setup at home. These headphones have been around for a long time, and it's easy to see why.

Comparable Products

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Sound Quality
  4. Isolation
  5. Comfort
  6. Usability
  7. Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Comparison
  8. Sennheiser HD 800 Comparison
  9. Monster Beats Pro
  10. Conclusion

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