Shanling - Sono

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Sale price₹ 5,999 Regular priceMRP: ₹ 7,999

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7 Day Replacement Guarantee

In case you receive the Shanling - Sono with a manufacturing defect, please raise a return request within 7 days of delivery.

However, if you receive an incorrect / damaged / different product or one with missing accessories, please raise a return request within 24 hours of delivery. In case you receive a product with a missing, incorrect, or faulty accessory, you will be given a replacement accessory instead of the entire product.

Please make sure that the product is in the original packaging with all the accessories it came with. We'll also need an unboxing video and images of the parcel to investigate about the discrepancy. You may be asked to share images of the product and the packaging received for us to determine the damage or defect prior to approving the return request. The free replacement will be shipped only once the original order is returned.

A replacement will be issued only if:

- It is found to be defective
- It is determined that the product was not damaged while in your possession
- The product is not different from what was shipped to you
- The product is returned in original condition (with brand’s/manufacturer's box, MRP tag intact, user manual, warranty card and all the accessories therein)


Warranty & Services

Don't sweat it, this Shanling - Sono comes with a 1 Year warranty from Shanling that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about Shanling's warranty in India.

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Ideal for Audiophiles

These earphones/IEMs are designed for discerning music lovers. If you are someone who cares about audio quality deeply, you'll want a pair of earphones/IEMs like these. You can expect them to present a Hi-Fidelity listening experience.

The audio quality exhibited by these earphones/IEMs is a beautiful mix of musicality, technical brilliance and high precision. These earphones/IEMs deliver a spacious and open soundstage with utmost clarity and detail. Delve into pure sonic bliss with these earphones/IEMs!

Ideal for Commuting

If you’re someone who enjoys listening to music while commuting, then you know the value of a good pair of earphones/IEMs. These earphones/IEMs allow you to listen to your favourite track or block out the world for a focused podcast listening experience.

You can expect these earphones/IEMs to offer a seamless connectivity experience. They are lightweight in design and provide noise isolation as an added functionality.

Ideal For Casual Music Listening

These earphones/IEMs are your go-to when you want to sit back and relax. If you’re someone who is looking to listen to music without worrying too much about the technicalities, then these are the perfect fit for you.

You can expect these earphones/IEMs to work conveniently and pair with most devices like smartphones and laptops without needing a DAC & Amp. These offer the ultimate convenience, but we believe that if you care about an immersive listening experience and audio quality, these are not for you!

2 Dynamic + 1BA

Replaceable Cables

A pair of headphones with a replaceable cable has many benefits, and one of them is if the connecting cable has a problem, it doesn’t mean that you have to buy a new one. If the connecting cable gets pulled or damaged, you can replace it and keep using your good-old headphones or IEMs. This way, your headphones will be protected and will last longer. With the advancements in cable manufacturing, you now get a variety of replacement cables with various termination options, lengths and quality.


Tangle-Free Cables

Every time you reach for earphone/IEM cables to connect them to your earphones/IEM, no matter how neatly you "wrapped" them up, they end up in a giant Gordian knot of frustration. Tangled cables are the bane of modern existence, and everyone owning a wired pair of earphones/IEM can attest to this.

With advances in cable-making techniques and radical approaches to manufacturing, there are now several solutions to this universal problem. You get Flat cables, Mesh Design cables, cables coated with exterior covers and cables designed with a zipper style design to avoid Tangle and attempt to solve the issue.

Super Lightweight


Sono by Shanling offers a rich audio experience with its meticulous design and advanced features. Crafted from cast zinc alloy, these earphones not only provide durability but also showcase a glossy finish, resembling the elegance of diamond earrings.



Sono incorporates a pair of dynamic drivers in a coaxial design, surrounded by a trio of magnets, enhancing sensitivity and precision in low and midrange frequencies. The lightweight HCCAW voice coil further contributes to greater resolution and expressive sound quality. Additionally, a custom balanced armature driver, tailored to Shanling's high standards, serves as a treble driver, delivering extended highs with intricate details and a smooth profile.



The sound profile of Sono is finely tuned for a delightful listening experience. The balanced nozzle, marked by a black ring, offers a slightly warm tone with a modest bass boost, presenting a natural midrange and smooth treble. Alternatively, the bass nozzle, identified by a red ring, further intensifies the bass for an improved mid-bass kick and extended sub-bass reach, adding a layer of depth and transforming the sound into a full-on-fun mode. The interchangeable design of the nozzles allows users to customize the audio output based on their preferences.



With its intricate metal construction, Sono showcases an exquisite appearance while ensuring robustness. The hand-polished cast zinc alloy contributes to a glossy finish, making these earphones not only sonically impressive but also visually stunning. The ergonomic design guarantees a comfortable fit for extended listening sessions, elevating the overall user experience.



Sono comes with an interchangeable cable design featuring an industry-standard 0.78mm 2-pin connector, providing users with the freedom to choose from various aftermarket cables. The included Hi-Sprade cables, constructed with silver-plated copper in a 4 x 32 configuration, ensure optimal signal transmission and durability. With metal parts and a gold-plated plug, these cables adhere to the established standards of Hi-Fi, offering a high-quality accessory to complement the earphones.

1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Shanling - Sono comes with a 1 Year warranty from Shanling that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about Shanling's warranty in India.


"The Shanling SONO is a very well-built, energetic, treble-leaning V-shaped pair of IEMs that do a good job with detail retrieval and imaging but may not be relaxing or musical enough for some listeners."

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"Build quality is excellent, design is nice and it’s one of the comfiest IEM you could get, eve, at ten time the price. You receive a captivating sound with crisp highs and impressive staging, all housed in a durable shell."

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"The Shanling Sono stands out as a unique IEM that consistently tempts the listener into diving into "just one more track." This yearning for continual exploration, combined with the Sono's well-executed and unique sound signature, is what makes an IEM exceptional."

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Headphone Dungeon

"With a fantastically precise and colorful soundstage, a warm, crowd-pleasing balance and tons of speed and energy across the frequency spectrum, there’s no question that this is a fun and satiating listen."

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"The rounded form factor of the earpieces without any sharp edges and the small but solid zinc alloy build results in a smooth and comfortable fit that never induces ear pain."

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Prakash James (Chennai)
Tini little iem V shaped flavored

IEM is very tiny build quality is above average, cable is on high quality,
Coming to Soud quality it's really V shaped with scooped mid. If you are looking for flat or balanced signature, then this one not for you.
Detail retrieval above average.
Overall a little overpriced for 6K.

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