The Sony MDR-1RBT marks Sony’s foray into into the premium headphones market.
MDR-1RBT Prestige headphones allow wireless enjoyment of your music.
Wireless headphones with Bluetooth v3.0 compatibility allow you pair them to smartphones, tablets or other Bluetooth devices.
If you have a NFC capable phone like the Sony Experia, you can simply touch the headphone to the smartphone to listen to your music.
Other NFC enabled smartphones like the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and the Samsung Galaxy S3
Finally we can get rid of the messy wires and enjoy wire-free music.
The battery life is always a worry but with an estimated 30 hours, that covers any long journey.
The Sony MDR-1RBT has been deisgned to have a thumping subs, crystal-clear mids and uplifting treble. Its rigid, responsive diaphragm means incredible sound quality across the board.
Sony had singer songwriter Katy B, dubstep supergroup Magnetic Man and mastering engineer Naweed Ahmed join evaluation sessions for the Sony MDR-1RBT. They identified the critical 30-40Hz sub-bass region that is popular and commonplace in today’s music styles.
The headphones will be competing against Beats by Dre Pro Beats, the Philips Fidelio L1 and the Urbanears Zinken, so looks are important.
The large around-ear cans make for more comfortable and longer listening sessions.
First impressions for the Sony MDR-1RBT are good. The overall sound quality, build quality and look are impressive.