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Updated: Sep 3, 2015 11:42
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#101
alaScore 91

NHT SuperBuds earphones

The NHT SuperBuds are are a good value at $100 and well worth a long look, particularly if you're someone who listens to a lot of bass-centric music.

2 expert reviews

#102
alaScore 90

AKG K267

Amazing about every feature I can think of apart from the fact how the size doesn't exactly give enough space for my ear. Comfortable but after long use can use a little pain to my ears being strained.

3 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

#103
alaScore 90

HIFIMAN RE-400

HiFiMAN unveiled the RE-400 Waterline In-Ear Monitors back in January at CES. Their goal was to set a new standard for high-performance, yet affordable, in-ear monitors and the name Waterline implies just that. With a low $99 price tag, that is not an...

4 expert reviews | 35 user reviews

#104
alaScore 90

Shure SE846

There are few in-canal earphones available that offer the stellar sonic experience of the high-end Shure SE846.

5 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

#105
alaScore 90

Sennheiser HD 558

The no-frills Sennheiser HD 558 is easily one of the best-sounding headphone pairs available in its under-$200 price range, but it isn't designed for easy use with mobile devices or computers.

15 expert reviews | 1275 user reviews

#106
alaScore 90

Cowon EH2

It was a muggy April evening when I put on the Cowon EH2 to hear their sound for the first time. I had heard Arcade Fire's Reflektor numerous times over the past few months, but it still felt like I was hearing it for the first time. The moment the...

2 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#107
alaScore 90

Philips Fidelio L1

Philips is coming to CES with high-end and beautifully crafted headphones Fidelio L1 that that offer a crisp and clear sound delivered through very comfortable to wear large ear pads made of memory foam. The headband is made of aluminum covered with...

90 expert reviews | 424 user reviews

#108
alaScore 90

Sol Republic RELAYS

The marketing behind the SOL Republic Relays claims that they're "crossover" earphones, combining the superb fit of exercise-focused pairs with the excellent sound that exercise earphones supposedly lack. This is a pretty bizarre notion—the Sennheiser...

4 expert reviews | 139 user reviews

#109
alaScore 90

Sony MDR-1RBT

Some days you want to throw open the windows, crank up your stereo and rattle the walls with your favorite music. Other times, you want to drift off into your own little sonisphere, totally walled off from the rest of the world. The most crucial...

15 expert reviews | 196 user reviews

#110
alaScore 90

Sony MDR-HW700DS

Although expensive, we rate the Sony MDR-HW700DS wireless surround headphones as a compelling alternative to a physical multichannel speaker setup, and they're a great practical solution when it's just not possible to crank things up.

4 expert reviews | 70 user reviews

#111
alaScore 90

Bose QuietComfort 15 / QC15

Bose's Quiet Comfort 15's are a great pair of 'phones if you can stomach the noise-cancelling sound waves--and the steep price.

66 expert reviews | 4020 user reviews

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#112
alaScore 90

Sony MDR-1R

Sony's forays into headphones of late have often been focused on boosted bass, or even co-branding with television shows (like the X Factor), so it's refreshing to see a no-nonsense, high quality pair like the MDR-1R. At $299.99 (direct), it's priced...

21 expert reviews | 347 user reviews

#113
alaScore 90

Harman Kardon Soho-I

The Harman Kardon Soho-I headphones are appealing if you're looking for a compact on-ear model, but they do have a few shortcomings.

33 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#114
alaScore 90

JVC HA RX900

The JVC HA-RX900 is an excellent over-ear model that will impress listeners shopping for a low-cost headphone to use at work or in the office.

4 expert reviews | 344 user reviews

#115
alaScore 90

Bowers&Wilkins P3

Although not as opulent as Bowers & Wilkins' high-end, $300 P5 headphones, the $200 P3s still sound excellent, and they deliver enough pleasure -- auditory and otherwise -- to justify the price.

29 expert reviews | 226 user reviews

#116
alaScore 90

Creative Aurvana Live!2

Creative's Aurvana Live!2 is a no-frills pair of over-ear headphones that offers rich bass response and a comfortable fit. At $129.99, the Aurvana Live!2 delivers laudable audio quality with a focus on the midrange. If you want booming bass, the...

7 expert reviews | 47 user reviews

#117
alaScore 90

Monster Inspiration

We highly recommend them and happily bestow these fine cans with our Editor’s Choice award considering their stellar sound, though we should note that this active noise-canceling version loses half a point for slightly less effective noise-cancelation...

17 expert reviews | 293 user reviews

#118
alaScore 90

Sony MDR-XB950BT

Amazing quality sound, and premium bass. It can sync with pretty much any smart phone, very comfortable as well.

1 expert reviews | 568 user reviews

#119
alaScore 90

Bowers&Wilkins C5

The Secure Loop design may not be a perfect fit for every ear, but the Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 sounds better than the original and is one top in-ear headphones for less than $200.

34 expert reviews | 470 user reviews

#120
alaScore 90

Klipsch STATUS

Klipsch’s Status offer superb style, roughneck durability, and a smooth, well-balanced sound signature that we’d be happy to take with us on our next journey abroad, or just down the street.

5 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

#121
alaScore 90

Sennheiser RS 195

the volume is very low !!!

1 expert reviews | 33 user reviews

#122
alaScore 90

Harman Kardon BT

Harman Kardon's latest headphones have a distinct look that, paired with metallic and leather accents, practically screams luxury. The good news is that the $249.95 (direct) price tag for the Bluetooth-streaming Harman Kardon BT is not nearly as...

31 expert reviews | 214 user reviews

#123
alaScore 90

Monster Cable iSport Victory

Despite a couple of small flaws, the Monster iSport Victory offers a great fit, is water-resistant, and one of the better sounding in-ear sports headphones out there.

6 expert reviews | 227 user reviews

#124
alaScore 90

Audio-Technica ATH-M70X

The Audio-Technica ATH-M70x are excellent headphones and a no brainer for pros and serious enthusiasts, but the price may be too much for casual music lovers.

2 expert reviews | 25 user reviews

#125
alaScore 90

Sony MDR-10RNC

The only issue we really had with the Sony MDR1-RNC, the noise-cancelling headphones we reviewed earlier in 2013, was the extremely high price. Comparable-quality headphones had far lower prices, but the MDR1-RNC was a winner in every other regard....

6 expert reviews | 207 user reviews

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