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Updated: Jul 25, 2016 22:28
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#26
alaScore 95

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.

31 expert reviews | 1335 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.

6 expert reviews | 89 user reviews

#28
alaScore 95

JBL Reflect Mini BT

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

5 expert reviews | 153 user reviews

#29
alaScore 95

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

#30
alaScore 95

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....

17 expert reviews | 116 user reviews

#31
alaScore 95

Bose SoundSport Wireless

The Bose SoundSport Wireless is the most comfortable, best overall in-ear Bluetooth sports headphone you can buy right now.

3 expert reviews | 13 user reviews

#32
alaScore 95

UrbanEars Hellas

The Urbanears Hellas are an appealing set of wireless workout headphones that can also be used for running and everyday use.

4 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#33
alaScore 94

V-Moda Zn

With Zn, V-MODA has brought an injection of style and reasonably priced high-quality IEMs to the industry. Color us impressed with these earphones as you can read in our review.

4 expert reviews | 145 user reviews

#34
alaScore 94

Sony MDR-1A

The supercomfortable Sony MDR-1A does a good job balancing clarity with just enough of laid-backness to make it a very versatile headphone that's well worth considering if you're looking for a full-size headphone in the $250-$300 range.

16 expert reviews | 416 user reviews

#35
alaScore 94

Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro Plus

The sound quality and performance are nearly enough to seal the deal for the Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro Plus. But with fully customizable components and a bass response switch to boot, listeners are treated with something truly sweet here.

6 expert reviews | 109 user reviews

#36
alaScore 94

Plantronics RIG 500E

Conclusions The RIG 500's big draw is its flexibility, and the $150 RIG 500E is the most flexible model in the series. It gives you just short of two gaming headsets (you'll have to get a second headband if you want both at once), each of which sounds...

5 expert reviews | 38 user reviews

#37
alaScore 94

Oppo PM-3

Before Dr. Dre and Beats came along, only committed audiophiles cared to spend more than a couple hundred dollars on a pair of headphones. But times have changed, and with smartphones now obviating...

17 expert reviews | 72 user reviews

#38
alaScore 94

Bose QuietComfort 20 / QC20 / QC20i

Supreme comfort and stellar anti-noise make the Bose QuietComfort 20i the noise-canceling buds to beat.

49 expert reviews | 4265 user reviews

#39
alaScore 94

Kingston HyperX Cloud II

Gaming headsets don't have to be just for gaming. Any good set can also work well as regular stereo headphones, as long as they have a 3.5mm connection and sound good, and the boom mic doesn't get in the way. However, most gaming headsets embrace...

24 expert reviews | 2808 user reviews

#40
alaScore 94

V-Moda Crossfade Wireless

V-Moda’s new Crossfade Wireless move too far into the basement for our taste, but those looking for a wireless solution with powerful bass that won’t sacrifice detail will find it here. Add in sleek styling, rugged durability, and solid wireless...

7 expert reviews | 244 user reviews

#41
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...

11 expert reviews | 14 user reviews

#42
alaScore 94

Focal Listen

The Focal Listen is a no-frills pair of over-the-ear headphones with an accurate, balanced sound signature sure to delight audiophiles

3 expert reviews

#43
alaScore 94

Jays u-Jays

Jays u-JAYS is for those looking for a great headphone that will give you no reason to complain

2 expert reviews

#44
alaScore 94

Logitech G933

Conclusions The Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum is one of the best wireless gaming headsets you can buy. The comfortable, sturdy design and excellent sound profile justify its $200 price tag, and its extensive connection options mean you can hook it up...

8 expert reviews | 1101 user reviews

#45
alaScore 94

Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless

We listed the lack of active noise cancellation as a "con," but given the audio performance of these wireless cans, some audio fanatics will actually consider that a "pro."

15 expert reviews | 189 user reviews

#46
alaScore 94

Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 450

Conclusions Turtle Beach's Ear Force Stealth 450 is an affordable and functional wireless gaming headset, but it's a solid example of getting what you pay for. It doesn't sound bad and it doesn't feel cheap, but it pales in comparison with the Editors'...

9 expert reviews | 212 user reviews

#47
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...

16 expert reviews | 259 user reviews

#48
alaScore 94

Samsung Level U Pro (EO-BN920)

Despite a few small downsides, the Samsung Level U Pro is one of the better sounding collar-style Bluetooth headphones and offers a comfortable fit.

5 expert reviews | 26 user reviews

#49
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.

3 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#50
alaScore 94

KEF M400

KEF's M-400 may not be an exceptional on-ear headphone for the money, but it's certainly competent and attractively designed.

8 expert reviews

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