Pocket-Lint: The kind of headphones that come boxed up with iPods and other devices are, in general, awful. They don’t do their respective devices justice, leak audio, but more importantly they don’t do your listening experience - or your eardrums - justice either.
Sony’s XBA-1iP in-ear ‘phones, priced at £89, are a prime example of an “upgrade” pair of headphones. But with a price tag edging towards the £100 mark, are they really worth the cash? 3.5/5