Sony - MDR-XB55AP

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Sale price₹ 2,099 Regular priceMRP: ₹ 2,490

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Designed in

Extra Bass Sound Signature

Wired Earphones with this sound signature present a punchy and exciting listening experience. The bass is louder than the other sounds, making the music sound energetic. This sound signature is enjoyed by bassheads who like their music with a lot of depth and oomph and are well suited for genres like Electronica, Hip-Hop, EDM and R&B. The sounds that focus the most on the bass are an inseparable part of modern music.

1 Year of

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!

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 Taking Calls

These earphones/IEMs are designed to present how audio tech, typically associated with listening to music, can be used for two-way communications.

If you are someone who is working from home and needs to do a conference call or have a video call, you'll benefit from a pair of earphones/IEMs with a mic.

You can expect these earphones/IEMs to offer good microphone quality and clear audio without having to connect additional peripherals. Just plug them in, and express yourself!

Ideal for the Workplace

These headphones are perfectly suited and designed to listen to music while you are at work, without disturbing your colleagues. If you’re someone who prefers to listen to music while working, then a closed-back wireless headphone would be your best pick.

You can expect these headphones to offer a microphone for communication and isolation so that the sound does not leak and the listening experience is more personal. These headphones are easy to drive and offer plug-and-play convenience, making them ideal audio companions for the workplace.

12mm Neodymium

Works with Android & iOS

One thing all of our phones have in common is that they have replaced the portable media player. These headphones and devices are perfect to pair with your Android and iOS devices and offer functionality previously unknown. If you’re someone who usually switches between a variety of devices with different OS, then these are suited for you. You can expect these headphones and devices to connect seamlessly without any hassle and even offer OS-specific functionality depending on the device. Headphones and devices designed to work with Android and iOS come in wired and wireless formats. Quite often you will also find Hi-Fi equipment offering direct connectivity to devices with Android and iOS to simplify the connectivity process.

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

The Sony MDR-XB55AP has been made keeping only and only one thing in mind - to give people the biggest and deepest bass possible in a earphone below Rs. 2000/- Highly recommended for EDM, Bollywood and Hip-Hop lovers.


Raghav Somani is the Founder & CEO of Headphone Zone. An avid audiophile and musician since 2008, his choice of headphones include STAX Electrostats, Audeze LCD 3, and for music on the go, the JH Audio Roxanne + Astell&Kern SP1000 is never too far away. On his playlist, you'll find A.R. Rahman, Michael Jackson, and the Eagles.


The MDR-XB55AP is built with 12mm Neodymium magnets that give you an exceptionally powerful sound. Its powered bass ducts have also been specially designed for extra deep bass.



The MDR-XB55AP metallic colored earpieces give them a modern look and feel. The earbuds have been designed to snugly fit inside your ear canal. They stay put and lend you added comfort even during long hours of music listening.



The in-line mic and remote control let you navigate quickly with the multi-function button. With this, you can switch between your music and calls with ease on both iOS and Android devices.



Immerse yourself directly in your music without wasting time untangling cable knots. The MDR-XB55AP's cables have a serrated flat design. This makes them tangle-free and ready to use whenever you need it.



Life just got simple with the Smart Key App. You can personalize these Sony Earphones with this by configuring your mic button to choose from Volume control or track control functions. The app is available on Play Store and is compatible with Android 4.0 and above.

1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Sony - MDR-XB55AP comes with a 1 Year warranty from Sony that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about Sony's warranty in India.

Customer Reviews

Based on 569 reviews
ASAD (Chandigarh)
All about BASS

If you are a Bass lover, let me tell you they will never disappoint you.

They even support the Bass booster provided by Snapdragon in all Snapdragon phones. Just give them 3-4 hours for the burn up time, and then "Boom". You'll feel like sitting in a hall with all bass surrounded.

But here comes the con-

If you listen to songs which are soft with more of the lows, you might think that the bass is overshadowing the clarity. If this is your concern, go for some other earphones.

Hope this helps :)

Abhijit Sinha (Kolkata)
XB55AP after exchanging with MA390

This is an excellent set of earphones in the price tier. I had initially got the RHA MA390, but exchanged that for the Sony XB55AP as the RHA was not performing well on my Android, and also the bass was not up to the mark for my music tastes. Now I am completely satisfied with the Sony XB55AP. The bass is deep and the clarity is quite acceptable (the MA390 had slightly better clarity), though it’s ugly looking compared to the RHA pair.
Overall, quite happy.

Sanket (Pune)
Its Just Ok ( Pros & Cons )

Pros & Cons
## Pros
1-Build Quality
3-wearing comfort

1-Too heavy n Painful Over 60% volume in indoor.
2- Bass Is Pushed For every Song.
3- Equalizer Won't Make Much change. Its Ok to listen 'Without' any equalizer mode like Rock,pop,jazz etc.. Lowering Bass in custom Equalizer Makes Worst music listening experience..

Volume level feels Grt till or under 60% ..If we Go for more than 60% ,its Too heavy n painful to listen indoor even some times Out door..
Build quality is Grt n blue version is not Sky Blue its Dark Navy blue That Looks Great...
(Tried with 30k+ models (Oneplus, Mi, lg, Samsung ) Sounds same on all..

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