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Sennheiser MX70 review

They might be cheap, but these on-ear 'phones aren't cheerful, with a lean performance that quickly wears away at you Tested at £20.00

Our Verdict

They might be cheap but these on-ear 'phones aren't cheerful


  • Less prone to tangling, cheap price


  • Thin sounding, reluctance to sit on ear

These cheap-and-cheerful sports 'phones boast magnetic earbuds – so they're slightly less tangle-prone – plus are moisture-resistant if you suffer from excessive ear-sweat!

The Sennheiser MX70s also claim to be a secure fit, but we found that far from true – they're on-ear rather than in-ear buds, so they both fall out too easily, plus fail to deliver the bass of deeper-digging rivals.

That leads to a lean, tiresome performance. Their CX300 siblings sound much better for the same sort of money.


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General Information

Manufacturer Website Address
Brand NameSennheiser
Product SeriesMX
Product TypeEarphone
ManufacturerSennheiser Electronic Corporation
Manufacturer Part NumberMX70
Product NameSennheiser MX70
Product ModelMX 70

Technical Information

Sound ModeStereo
Minimum Frequency Response18 Hz
Connectivity TechnologyWired
Cable Length80 cm
Maximum Frequency Response21 kHz


Earpiece DesignEarbud

Physical Characteristics

Weight Approximate5 g


Host InterfaceMini-phone