Sony MDR-XB550AP On-ear Black

MPN: MDRXB550APB.CE7  |  EAN: 4548736045774  |  Model: MDR-XB550AP

Price Information

£25.99

as at 19 Mar 20 | 5:46 AM CET

£29.99

as at 7 Jan 21 | 6:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Sony MDR-XB550AP On-ear Black - MDRXB550APB.CE7 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Wired
Outstanding
PC or Mac
Outstanding
Use With Headphone Amp
Outstanding
MP3 Player
Outstanding
Musical Instrument
Just Right
Android (headphone port)
Outstanding
Apple iOS (headphone port)
Outstanding
Nintendo Wii U Compatible
Very Good
Nintendo Switch Compatible
Very Good
Xbox One Compatible
Very Good
PS4 Compatible
Just Right
PS Vita Compatible
Outstanding
Nintendo 3DS Compatible
Outstanding
Commuting
Just Right
Music
Outstanding
Video Content (Netflix, YouTube, TV)
Outstanding
Radio
Outstanding
Gaming
Just Right
Podcasts
Very Good
Audio Books
Very Good
On-Ear
Outstanding
Making Phone Calls
Just Right

Wired Connection

Unlike wireless options, the wired connection provided by this product allows you to plug into you audio device without having to bother about staying charged. 

Connected Devices

  • Android device that comes with a port for connecting wired headphones.
  • iOS device with a headphone port.
  • PC or Mac for whatever audio you need to listen to while you work or play.
  • Headphone amp that brings your tunes to life.
  • MP3 player for your portable music needs.
  • Musical instrument to listen closely to your output while you play.

Game Console Compatibility

  • Works with the Nintendo Wii U
  • Works with the Nintendo Switch
  • Works with the Xbox One
  • Works with the PS4
  • Works with the PS Vita
  • Works with the Nintendo 3DS

All Kinds of Journeys

  • Commuting every day is less boring when you've got these pair of headphones to listen to your playlists or catch-up on a TV show.

Various Audio Content Types

  • Audio books in which the vocals of the narrator matters to your listening experience.
  • Music such as tracks from your various favourite artists. The diameter of the audio driver within the headphone is generous which helps provide a much better listening experience. 
  • 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 while you keep yourself entertained with the latest titles on consoles or PC.
  • Podcasts for fun, knowledge and entertainment.

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Technical Specifications

Sony MDR-XB550AP On-ear Black - MDRXB550APB.CE7 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour of Product Black
Ear Coupling On-ear
Ear Coupling - On-ear Yes
Foldable Yes
Headphone or Headset Mobile headset
Headset Type Dual Ear
Multi-function Control - Position On cable
Multi-function Control - Type Digital
Multi-function Control Present Yes
Wearing Style Head-band
Sound Technology
Acoustic System Name Closed Back
Diaphragm Material Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
Driver Type Dynamic
Driver Unit Size 30 cm
Headphone Frequency 5 - 22000 Hz
Headphone Sensitivity 102 dB
Impedance 24 Ω (Ohms)
Magnet Type Neodymium
Ports & Interfaces
3.5mm Connector 1 mm
Cable Length 1.2 m
Connectivity Technology Wired
Connector Contacts Plating Gold
Microphone
Microphone Number 1
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 180 g
Ergonomics