Rated 3 out of 5 by ClayH You get what you pay for I suppose
This headphones are mediocre at best. The general construction of these earbuds feel cheap. The sound is very average for a 10 dollar pair of headphones. Even when transitioning to these from Apples standard earbud it sounds quite terrible actually. People who say these sound good simply have never heard anything better. They feel uncomfortable in normal sized ears and the foam padding covers that come with them are too easy to lose. Ad without the foam padding they are near unbearable to wear. And the speaker housing is so tiny that it seems to be a challenge sometimes to get in or out of your ear. All in all, just spend an extra 15 bucks or so and get a pair of Sennheiser CX 300-II's, they're much more band for your buck than these mediocre earbuds.
May 15, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Achro Gets the Job done,
I picked a green pair from target a few months back, as a spare pair of buds to use with my 3ds and mp3 player at the library.
The sound is about on par with ipod earbuds, though they can be a little tinny. For the price, though, it's acceptable.
The small amount of color on the buds proves to be really useful in quickly finding and untangling your head phones. It also looks a lot cooler than you might expect it to.
Just so you know, the green color shown in the picture is off. The ones I purchased were more of a slightly bluish emerald color.
The shape of these ear buds is much more comfortable than the plain circular ipod ear buds. I have small ears, and these fit much better, and rarely fall out.
These buds are fairly durable. I've been pretty hard on them, and they've held up nicely over a few months.
If you're looking for a cheap pair of buds to use for casual listening, I'd recommend checking them out. Their sound isn't the best, (but by no means bad) but for this price range, I'm not really complaining. Overall, The MDR-EGLPs are durable, comfortable, cool looking, AND cheap with satisfactory audio.
September 22, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by HowlPendragon MDR E10LP were much better
For some reason Sony thinks the specs for this new model (E9LP) are exactly the same as the E10LP's which sounded fantastic.
At least be decent enough to admit the newer models are completely and utterly inferior to the older ones.
April 28, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by frenchpanda9999 amazing
I had the old model for about 2-3 years. they worked beautifully. I recently smashed one of the ear buds in my car door, and I was very upset. But I found these, the new model, and they work just as well.
May 5, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by HowlPendragon New smaller model with smaller sound
I still have my pair of MDR-E10LP earbuds and they still sound fantastic.
This new model however doesn't even come close to the audio quality in the E10 models.
I would greatly appreciate if Sony gave accurate specifications for this new model of earbud because they gave it identical specs to those of the E10 earbuds but do not sound anywhere near the level the E10's are at.
The E10's were worth $20 or more and yet were priced at a generous $10.
The E9's however are worth $5 and yet are priced at $10.
They are a waste of money.
April 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by HeadphoneMan5311 AMAZING FOR A AFFORDABLE PRICE
I have owned many headphones From the 10-100 dollars mark and I would have to say that these are the best 10 dollar headphones I have ever used awesome product would defiantly recommend affordable
April 10, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Alinabina best earbuds ever!
i have bought countless earbuds, with no success. and i cant get the ones with the squishy (cant find a better word sorry) piece at the end, as my ears are tiny. but i stumbled across these, and they intensify the bass. plus they never fall out. i have had mine for months and they still work, even though i am hard on them.
i think that these are the best earbuds to buy on the market.
May 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by bluehawaii19 Excellent
I decided to try these after becoming disappointed with the Apple earbuds. I had purchased a couple of those in the span of about a year and found the quality seriously lacking for the money.
The Sony ones however are excellent. My current pair I purchased over a year ago (in purple) and they still work just as good as when I first bought them and are very affordable. They work perfectly with my iPhone and my MacBook and I will never switch back to buying the more expensive earbuds (I don't even need the microphone feature the Apple earbuds come with). I also like the variety of colours to choose from and they are readably available in different stores.
These will be a repurchase from me when mine stop working.
January 25, 2013