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Headphone & Headset Reviews

Updated: Sep 29, 2016 00:19
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#26
alaScore 95

Bose SoundLink Around-Ear II

The SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphone II mixes a strong blend of comfort and performance in attractively designed wireless headphone.

13 expert reviews | 987 user reviews

#27
alaScore 95

Sony MDR-100AAP

While it would stand out from the competition more if it cost a little less, the Sony H.ear On MDR-100A is a likable over-ear headphone that's comfortable, sounds good, and is attractively designed.

8 expert reviews | 110 user reviews

#28
alaScore 95

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H7

Apart from some small flaws, the BeoPlay is an excellent wireless headphone that's very comfortable, well built, looks good on your head, and matches up well versus the competition.

10 expert reviews | 99 user reviews

#29
alaScore 95

Beats by Dr. Dre Solo2 Wireless

Conclusions The Beats Solo2 Wireless offers a supremely comfortable fit and delivers audio that is very sculpted, but in a pleasing way, with a focus on clarity in the highs and not overdoing things in the lows. The headphones also sound solid when...

44 expert reviews | 11161 user reviews

#30
alaScore 95

JBL Reflect Mini BT

The JBL Reflect Mini BT headphones deliver powerful, accurate Bluetooth audio in a sweat-resistant, secure-fitting design.

8 expert reviews | 164 user reviews

#31
alaScore 95

Sony MDR-XB650BT

The Sony MDR-XB650BT is a comfortable Bluetooth headphone pair that excels at delivering seriously intense bass.

5 expert reviews | 45 user reviews

#32
alaScore 95

Jaybird X2

The Jaybird X2 is an improvement over the Bluebuds X and one of the better wireless sports headphones out there -- so long as you get a snug, comfortable fit.

13 expert reviews | 2856 user reviews

#33
alaScore 95

Jays u-Jays

Jays’ new u-Jays headphones offer an impressive mix of minimalist styling, balanced sound, and effortless comfort that should make them a coveted choice in the competitive on-ear segment. We wish they offered a more organic touch to instrumentation and...

5 expert reviews

#34
alaScore 94

Focal Sphear

The Focal Sphear is a relatively affordable audiophile-grade in-ear headphone that's easy to listen to for long stretches.

10 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#35
alaScore 94

HiFiMAN HE-400i

If you've always wanted to own a pair of high-end "audiophile" headphones but can't quite justify dropping a grand on a pair, the superb sounding HiFiMan HE-400i is a good compromise.

6 expert reviews | 37 user reviews

#36
alaScore 94

808 Audio EAR CANZ

Conclusions For the price, it's hard to argue with what the 808 Audio Ear Canz brings to the table—a powerful bass-forward sound signature in a water-resistant, secure-fitting design. The pair certainly gets our stamp of approval for budget-priced...

2 expert reviews

#37
alaScore 94

Monster Adidas Sport Adistar

Monster's Adidas Sport Adistar is one of the better-fitting and -sounding in-ear wireless sports headphones for the money.

3 expert reviews | 81 user reviews

#38
alaScore 94

Skullcandy Grind

When I first saw the Skullcandy Grind, it appeared the company had done the unthinkable: design a pair of headphones very clearly targeted at young consumers, without including phone controls. But it turns out this $59.99 on-ear headphone pair is a bit...

19 expert reviews | 251 user reviews

#39
alaScore 94

Apple AirPods

With Apple kissing the standard headphone jack goodbye, it's hoping people will buy these completely wireless earbuds instead. They're elegant in some ways, with a simple pairing process and good voice-call quality. It's too bad that Apple otherwise...

12 expert reviews

#40
alaScore 94

Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7NC

These new headphones add active noise cancellation to an outstanding and award-winning over-ear model from Audio-Technica. The sound is exceptional in the midrange through the treble, with a tight and accurate bass that supports the primary frequencies...

4 expert reviews | 9 user reviews

#41
alaScore 94

Plantronics BackBeat Pro

Class 1 Bluetooth 4.0 is gilding the lily a bit, but they sound terrific and their battery lasts a good long time.

37 expert reviews | 1336 user reviews

#42
alaScore 94

AudioQuest NightHawk

Modern life is too full of disposable things. From the simplest pen to the smartest phone, we just consume our way through a litany of gadgets, tools, and devices without ever stopping to truly...

12 expert reviews | 28 user reviews

#43
alaScore 94

Master & Dynamic MW60

If you can overlook the fact that it costs too much, the MW60 is beautifully designed wireless headphone that delivers very good performance.

7 expert reviews

#44
alaScore 94

Final Audio Design Sonorous III

The Final Audio Design Sonorous III exceeded our expectations for comfort and audio quality and serve as an excellent introduction to the brand at an affordable cost.

4 expert reviews

#45
alaScore 94

Marshall Headphones Major II

Marshall headphones, from their inception, have defied the gimmicky concept of invoking the look of the iconic Marshall guitar amps. Fashioning headphones and speakers this way could have been a great chance to skimp on actual audio performance in the...

17 expert reviews | 263 user reviews

#46
alaScore 94

Jabra Sport Coach

The Jabra Sport Coach is essentially the same as its predecessor with a slightly different tack. The motion sensor arguably offers greater flexibility than the heart rate monitor of the Pulse, except Jabra has yet to fully utilize its capabilities....

18 expert reviews | 128 user reviews

#47
alaScore 94

Marshall Major II Bluetooth

The Marshall Major II Bluetooth headphones can be divisive, but are an ideal pair if you're a fan of the look and like your audio with a big bass response.

4 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#48
alaScore 94

Samsung Level On Wireless Pro

Another good but not great headphone from Samsung, the wireless Samsung Level On Pro has enough merits to make it worth considering, particularly if you're someone who owns one of Samsung's latest smartphones phones.

5 expert reviews

#49
alaScore 93

Rock Jaw Alfa Genus V2

The Alfa Genus V2 feel more robust than the previous version and still offer great value

4 expert reviews | 13 user reviews

#50
alaScore 93

Shure SRH1540

Most headphones we test tend to have a moderate-to-intense bass response, so reviewing a pair like the Shure SRH1540 almost comes as a shock. Few headphones can extend down as low as 5Hz and yet deliver accurate bass response that doesn't boost the...

11 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

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