Prepare for unbelievable audio quality you never thought possible from in-ear headphones. These balanced armature beauties are meticulously pre-tuned by Sony engineers to deliver a pristine soundscape full of beautiful highs and deep, resonating lows right out of the box. Better yet, they feature in-line smartphone control for adjusting volume and even answering calls.
A genuine product of Sony Japan. In a Japanese retail package.
“The entire Sony XBA Line is stunning: very sensitive and well executed lines, comfortable despite size, flat cable, nice case, a 90'plug. The first time I tried the Xba3 the sound wasn't appealing at all. Unnatural and spiky treble, (some people refers as metallic sound) and didn't cope well with my recordings. Nowadays I understand the praise and it has...” --squallkiercosa
“I got the XBA-40 almost a year ago. So I've been listening to these for a while now and know well the limitations and string points of these headphones. With that said, this is my first review and not have had very much experience with headphones so far. My only other headphone that I've bought with audiophilia in mind was a pair of Sony's too. The XBA-1(exercise versions), which i had a very...” --Deeman
“ Equipments: Samsung Galaxy S2 (International), IPhone 3GS, IPad 2, Macbook Pro > Creative Sound Blaster Digital Music Premium HD Highs: Bright and detailed highs. Decay at a much later stage, and because of that, you can hear much more, e.g. like the end vibration of cymbals. But also because of this, there's some sibilant due to the extension of the highs...” --Zeroboi
A direct result of the relentless pursuit for personal audio excellence, XBA-Z5 Hi-Res, in-ear headphones deliver exceptional, spacious, and natural sound: deep bass, radiant mids, and notable vocal clarity. Exotic dynamic driver technology paired with cutting-edge Linear Drive Balanced Armatures deliver rich, dynamic, Hi-Res sound.
Sony XBA-2 - XBA Series Dual Driver Balanced Armature In Ear Earphones Step up from the XBA-1 with these XBA-2 balanced armature earbuds?which feature a full-range driver plus woofer for enhanced bass with impressive depth. These premium in-ear headphones sport Sony's newly developed balanced armature driver units precision engineered for music enjoyment. Revel in incredibly crisp vocals,...
“This is my best headphone for all around genres, it does everything right, is very comfortable and is worth $200 easy imo. Very good for modern music, if you want huge bass and soundstage I recommend something like the XB90EX but for all around music and balance and clarity, these are it. ” --kevms89