Sony MDR-XB50BS BT 4.1 8.5hrs Black

MPN: MDRXB50BS/B  |  EAN: 4548736032736  |  Model: MDR-XB50BS

Price Information

£58.98

as at 16 Dec 19 | 3:45 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Sony MDR-XB50BS BT 4.1 8.5hrs Black - MDRXB50BS/B Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Wireless
Outstanding
Android (headphone port)
Outstanding
Apple iOS (headphone port)
Outstanding
PC or Mac
Outstanding
Use With Headphone Amp
Outstanding
MP3 Player
Outstanding
Musical Instrument
Just Right
Android (without headphone port)
Outstanding
Commuting
Outstanding
PS4 Compatible
Just Right
PS Vita Compatible
Outstanding
Gym
Very Good
Running
Just Right
Video Content (Netflix, YouTube, TV)
Outstanding
Gaming
Just Right
Radio
Outstanding
Audio Books
Very Good
Podcasts
Very Good
Music
Outstanding
In-Ear
Outstanding
Making Phone Calls
Just Right

Wireless Connection

By choosing to go wireless with these pair of headphones, you are no longer shackled to your audio device and now have the freedom to enjoy the trends of wireless gadgets that can connect using various methods like Bluetooth.

Battery Life

These Sony headphones are able to last for up to 8.5 hours.

Connected Devices

  • Android device that has the usual headphone port.
  • iOS device that comes with a headphone port.
  • PC or Mac to listen to a variety of audio.
  • Headphone amp to get a much better listening experience.
  • MP3 player so you can keep listening to your playlists while on the move.
  • Musical instrument to enjoy some private practice time.
  • An Android Device WITHOUT a headphone port

All Kinds of Journeys

  • Commuting is a key part of life in the city and these headphones will be a good partner while you're on the move.

Game Console Compatibility

  • Works with the PS4
  • Works with the PS Vita

Various Physical Activities

  • Going to the gym - while doing your fitness routine, you'll be able to pause, play or skip audio tracks with ease. In addition to that, it's sweat-proof and the ear-piece for these headphones are closed at the back which prevents environmental noise from filtering in. There's also an ear-hook present to help keep it in place while you're in motion.
  • Running - It doesn't weigh much (its just 22 g), which helps reduce any discomfort while running. In addition to being water resistant it's got track playback controls that are within reach. To ensure it doesn't fall out while you bounce this version also comes with an ear-hook.

Various Audio Content Types

  • Audio books in which the vocals of the narrator matters to your listening experience.
  • Music for your audio pleasure and entertainment. The dimensions of the audio driver in these headphones will provide you with a higher quality output.
  • Video content while watching or streaming a TV episode or full feature film.
  • Radio which requires reasonable quality output for you to enjoy mixes, news and shows from your favourite stations.
  • Gaming audio to stay immersed while navigating through the virtual worlds from your favourite games.
  • Podcasts for fun, knowledge and entertainment.

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Technical Specifications

Sony MDR-XB50BS BT 4.1 8.5hrs Black - MDRXB50BS/B Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour of Product Black
Ear Coupling In-ear
Ear Coupling - In-ear Yes
Ear Hook present Yes
Ear Hook Type - Fin Yes
Headphone or Headset Mobile headset
Headset Type Dual-ear
Multi-function Control - Position On-ear
Multi-function Control - Type Digital
Multi-function Control Present Yes
Replaceable Ear Pads Yes
Volume Control Present Yes
Volume Control Type Button
Wearing Style In-ear, Neck-band
Sound Technology
Acoustic System Name Closed
Driver Type Dynamic
Driver Unit Size 12 cm
Headphone Frequency 4 - 24000 Hz
Magnet Type Neodymium
Ports & Interfaces
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Connectivity Technology Wireless
USB Connectivity Yes
USB Port - Micro Yes
USB Port - Type Micro
Wireless Range 10 m
Wireless Type Bluetooth
Battery
Battery Life (max) 8.5 hours
Battery Recharge Time 2.5 hours
Charging Source USB
Rechargeable Yes
Microphone
Microphone Number 1
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 22 g
Other Features
International Protection Code IPX4
Protection Features Splash proof
Packaging Content
Extra Earbuds Yes