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Sony XBA-1 In-ear Headphone Review

The Sony XBR-1s punch a bit above their weight class.

$79.99 MSRP


Meet the XBA-1, the new balanced armature in-ear headphones from Sony. Boasting a good frequency response, and decent array of customization options, the Sony XBA-1 offers a lot of bang for the buck, if you're willing to make a few small tradeoffs.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Sound Quality
  4. Isolation
  5. Comfort
  6. Usability
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  10. Conclusion