1 vs 1 Comparison

In this brief comparison, we are going to be putting two products head to head. The team take this task very seriously - two products enter, but only one can leave. You might also be interested in our article 10 Best Sound Quality Earbuds in 2023

 Sony MDRXB55APContestant number one is the Sony MDRXB55AP. Top of our list is this exceptional product from the company Sony. These affordable earbuds include plenty of features that make them a solid choice for all audio fans on a budget.

 Samsung Gear IconX (2018 Edition)Now we will have look at an alternative, the Samsung Gear IconX (2018 Edition).

A closer look at the Sony MDRXB55AP

The sound quality delivered by this in-ear headset is superb. The reason for such crystal clear, balanced audio is the inclusion of two 12mm neodymium-magnet drivers and Bass Duct technology. The drivers are slightly larger than what you'd usually find in similar earbuds, which contributes to more power, allowing for a broader frequency range. The Bass Duct tech takes care of the low end, and if you're a bass fan, you'll want to check out this product.



Samsung Gear IconX (2018 Edition)


+ 12mm Drivers
+ Bass Duct Tech
+ Tangle-Free Cord
+ Comfy Fit
+ Long Cable

+ On-board storage (4Gb).
+ Intuitive controls.
+ Quick recharging.
+ Activity tracker.
+ App assistance.


These affordably priced earbuds sound great. They deliver rich, powerful sound as well as booming bass.

These buds are packed with bells and whistles. As sports models go, they are very aptly suited. The on-board audio secures them a place in our top ten for best quality audio in an earbud.

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