Sony launches new headphones and in-ear headphones in India, price starting Rs 6,990

Sony has launched new hi-resolution headphone and noise cancelling in-ear headphones in India. The company has launched these new headphones in the MDR series.

Sony MDR headphone
MDR-XB950BT is an extra bass headphone that supports Bluetooth® & NFC for wireless music streaming from a smartphone and comes with Electro Bass Booster for extra heart-thumping bass. It offers hands-free calls thanks to the built-in microphone. The MDR-100AAP on the other hand is a hi-resolution headphone that sports a powerful 40mm Titanium-coated HD Driver and beat Response Control for punchy beats. The MDR-EX750NA in-ear headphone also supports hi-resolution audio capability and comes with digital Noise Cancelling utilizing Dual Noise Sensors reduce ambient noise. Finally, the MDR-EX750AP also features hi-resolution audio capability but does not have the noise cancelling feature.

Sony MDR in-ear headphone


  • Over the ear headphones with ergonomic ear pads, 40mm Dynamic Driver unit
  • Frequency Response 3 – 28,000 Hz (Passive operation) , 20 – 20,000 Hz (A2DP:44.1 kHz Sampling),
  • Sensitivity 102dB/mW
  • 1.2m headphones cable
  • Power Source Built-in lithium-ion rechargeable battery
  • Battery Life Max. 20 hours, Battery Charging Time Approx. 4 hours
  • Weight(excl. cable) 280g
  • Bluetooth Ver.3.0, NFC,
  • Frequency Range 2.4GHz band(2.4000GHz-2.4835GHz)
  • Modulation Method FHSS, Interface A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
  • Supported Audio Format(s) SBC, AAC, aptX
  • Available in color: Red and Black


  • Around the ear headphones 40 mm, dome type (CCAW Voice Coil)
  • Diaphragm Titanium-coated dome
  • Single-shape profile and sculptured headband
  • Unique folding mechanism for ultra-portability
  • Frequency Response 5 Hz – 60,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity 103 dB/mW
  • Power Handling Capacity 1,500 mW (IEC*), Impedance 24 Ω at 1 kHz
  • Approx. 1.2 m detachable cable
  • L-shaped gold-plated 4-pole mini plug
  • Weight(excl. cable) Approx. 220 g
  • Available in colors: Red, Black, Yellow, Pink and Blue


  • In-ear headphones 9 mm, dome type, come with earbuds (4 pairs)
  • Frequency Response 5 Hz – 40,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity 103 dB/mW (when the power is on), 100 dB/mW (when the power is off)
  • Power Handling Capacity 150 mW (IEC*)
  • Impedance 32 Ω at 1 kHz (when the power is on), 17 Ω at 1 kHz (when the power is off)
  • Magnet Neodymium
  • Cord Y-shape, Cord Length Approx. 1.5 m Litz wire
  • L-shaped gold-plated 4-pole mini plug
  • Approx. Weight(excl. cable) Approx. 5 g (headphones), 5g (control box), 16g (battery box)
  • Built-in litium-ion rechargeable battery; DC 5 V (When charged using USB)
  •  Approx. 16 Hours Battery Life (Fully charged); Approx. 10 Hours of continuous communication after 1 Hour charge
  • Charging Time Approx. 2.5 Hours (Full charge)
  • Available in Black


  • In-ear headphones, 9 mm, dome type, come with earbuds (4 pairs)
  • Frequency Response 5 Hz – 40,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity 105 dB/mW
  • Power Handling Capacity 100 mW (IEC*)
  • Impedance 16 Ω at 1 kHz
  • Magnet Neodymium
  • Cord Y-shape, Cord Length Approx. 1.2 m Silver-Coated OFC Litz wire
  •  L-shaped gold-plated 4-pole mini plug
  • Approx. Weight(excl. cable) Approx. 5 g
  • Available in colors: Yellow, Red, Black, Blue and Pink

The MDR-XB950BT and MDR-100AAP headphones are priced at Rs 12,990 each while the MDR-EX750NA  and MDR-EX750AP in-ear headphone is priced at Rs 9,990 and Rs 6,990 respectively.

Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+