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Sony MDR-HW700DS

84

TechSpot Metascore

Based on 8 expert reviews
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    5
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0
8.4

User Score

Based on 80 reviews
as scored by Amazon users

Want surround sound without the wires, the leagues of speakers and the threats of eviction that come when you crank up the volume? The Sony MDR-HW700DS is the ultimate in gadgety indulgence.

As reviewed by T3 Magazine


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Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Advisor on 80

We review the best headphones you can buy in the UK in 2015. Get the most for your money with our top headphones for your smartphone or tablet . including best in-ear headphones, best on-ear headphones and best over-ear headphones. Updated on 14/7/15 ....

By T3 Magazine on 80

Want surround sound without the wires, the leagues of speakers and the threats of eviction that come when you crank up the volume? The Sony MDR-HW700DS is the ultimate in gadgety indulgence.

By Home Cinema Choice on 100

The prospect of high-performance wireless surround headphones should be a mouthwatering one for home cinema enthusiasts. After all, it's not always possible to run your AV system at full throttle, so the idea of multichannel private listening has great...

By PCAdvisor on 80

Although expensive, we rate the Sony MDR-HW700DS wireless surround headphones as a compelling alternative to a physical multichannel speaker setup, and they're a great practical solution when it's just not possible to crank things up.

By Techworld on

Although expensive, we rate the Sony MDR-HW700DS wireless surround headphones as a compelling alternative to a physical multichannel speaker setup, and they're a great practical solution when it's just not possible to crank things...

By PC Advisor on 80

Surround sound headphones are hardly a new concept, but Sony's MDR-HW700DS cans are the first to promise a virtual 9.1 listening experience. Designed for use with any HDMI source component, these high-concept headphones would seem ideal if want an...

International Review By AudioVideoHD on 80

Si l'on considère uniquement le type d'utilisation auquel il est destiné, à savoir les écoutes Home cinéma, globalement le Sony MDR-HW700DS offre des performances relativement étonnantes pour un tel dispositif. Particulièrement dynamique, le casque ne...

International Review By Les Numériques on 100

En tant que casque sédentaire dédié à la musique, ce modèle est très performant mais on trouvera tout aussi bien dans le comparatif pour la moitié du prix. En revanche, si l'on cherche un système où l'on peut brancher tout un équipement AV et écouter des...

International Review By fwdmagazine.be on 70

Het is niet evident om een eenduidige conclusie te trekken over de Sony MDR-HW700DS. Er zijn veel elementen aan te voeren die in zijn voordeel pleiten, en die hem tot een hoogst begerenswaardig stukje elektronica pleiten. Maar er zijn ook wel wat zaken...