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Sony MDR-ZX110 Ultra Budget Headphone

As far as names go, Sony is a well recognised, well reputed name. We expect a level of quality from this brand. As we slide towards the lower end of the budget scale, from a manufacturing point of view I'm sure things get harder. Deliver that which we expect and cost less at the same time. This is where the MDR-ZX110 comes in. As I write this, the headphone is on sale in Amazon for about $15.
What can we expect?
Let's start with the packaging, the headphone is presented in this plastic retail pack. Apart from some paperwork there was nothing else. The overall build quality I would say serviceable for the price point, we will talk more about the price in a moment. While the construction is predominantly of plastic, there are some metal parts in the hinge that allows the headphone to fold for easier transportation.
Beyond that the headband is adjustable with an audible click and there is some movement in the angles of the earcups so it fits a bit more comfortably. The cables ar…