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Updated: May 25, 2016 09:16
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#76
alaScore 92

Samsung Level On Wireless

These headphones are a good buy for the money, but a few dollars more will get you a whole lot more performance from some of Samsung's competitors.

4 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#77
alaScore 92

NAD Viso HP50

The NAD isn't head and shoulders above the competition in its price class, but it does sound really good and should be given careful consideration if you're looking for an audiophile-grade headphone that won't break the bank.

14 expert reviews | 65 user reviews

#78
alaScore 92

Sennheiser G4ME Zero

When it comes to headsets, we are extremely fortunate to have all the options we have, in all shapes and sizes, to fit all different head types, in all different price points. But when you start rising up in price point, there's less room for...

21 expert reviews | 702 user reviews

#79
alaScore 92

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

From audio quality to aesthetics, Bowers and Wilkins' revised P5 improves upon its predecessor in every way.

12 expert reviews | 102 user reviews

#80
alaScore 92

AKG Y50

If you're looking for deep bass in your headphones, you have no shortage of options in the current market, so it's worth doing a little research before you immediately settle on a pair from Beats. There are pairs, like the AKG Y50, that deliver some...

10 expert reviews | 306 user reviews

#81
alaScore 91

KEF M500

Once we enter the $300 price range for headphones, our expectations become quite high. The first pair of headphones we've ever reviewed from KEF, however, do not disappoint. The $299.99 (direct) KEF M500 is a comfortable, great-sounding pair with a...

27 expert reviews | 82 user reviews

#82
alaScore 92

Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear

The Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear may not fully match the larger Momentum's excellent sonics, but it gets you 80 percent of the way there.

27 expert reviews | 2426 user reviews

#83
alaScore 92

Bose SoundTrue IE (In-Ear)

The new SoundTrue in-ear headphones are designed for the kind of audio performance, stability and comfort that hasn't been available in headphone until now.

9 expert reviews | 2613 user reviews

#84
alaScore 92

Sennheiser Urbanite / Sennheiser Urbanite G / Sennheiser Urbanite i

The Sennheiser Urbanite XL is a well-designed Beats competitor that costs less and sounds as good or better.

12 expert reviews | 426 user reviews

#85
alaScore 92

Sony MDR-10RBT

The Sony MDR-10RBT gets you about 75 percent of the way to the Beats Studio Wireless for a lot less money.

13 expert reviews | 820 user reviews

#86
alaScore 92

Sony MDR-Z7

While expensive, the well-built and supercomfortable Sony MDR-Z7 can go toe to toe with competing high-end audiophile headphones.

10 expert reviews | 66 user reviews

#87
alaScore 92

Astro A40 TR

Conclusions Astro Gaming's latest version of the A40 headset is unsurprisingly excellent. It's also unsurprisingly pricey. Still, it's a testament to Astro's design and engineering that the A40 TR stands as a rock-solid gaming headset aimed at serious...

6 expert reviews | 290 user reviews

#88
alaScore 92

Sennheiser RS 185 / HDR 185

Good sound and great wireless makes this a top at-home wires-free set.

6 expert reviews | 119 user reviews

#89
alaScore 92

Master and Dynamic MH40

Not everybody will love the fit of Master and Dynamic's over-the-ear MH40 headphones, but they are very well-built and sound excellent.

5 expert reviews | 57 user reviews

#90
alaScore 92

Philips Fidelio M2BT

If you like quality audio and stacks of burbling bass to vibrate your inner ears then the Philips Fidelio M2BT do a fine job. The big sound from these small cans defies expectation.

8 expert reviews | 48 user reviews

#91
alaScore 92

Audeze EL-8 OB (Open Back)

The Audeze EL-8 headphones may not be the most practical for public use, but their fantastic audio performance trumps any design inconveniences.

4 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

#92
alaScore 92

Bose SoundTrue AE (Around-Ear)

While the Bose SoundTrue has only minor design changes from the earlier AE2i, it remains one of the most comfortable-to-wear, full-size headphones, and it also sounds good.

13 expert reviews | 2337 user reviews

#93
alaScore 92

Sol Republic Shadow Wireless

The neckband style has become a popular option for Bluetooth earphones, solving the problem of where to place the essential controls. The $99.99 SOL Republic Shadow earphones take the design one step further by making the neckband almost completely...

7 expert reviews | 245 user reviews

#94
alaScore 92

Skullcandy XTfree

Performance and Conclusions On tracks with powerful sub-bass content, like our test track, The Knife's "Silent Shout," the XTfree delivers thunderous bass that, even at top listening levels, doesn't distort. At more reasonable listening levels, the...

2 expert reviews | 35 user reviews

#95
alaScore 92

Brainwavz BLU-100

We would peg pure audio performance to be in the region of the SoundMAGIC E10M or E10S. These are wired headphones costing about seventy percent of the asking price of the BLU-100, which means the Branwavz BLU-100 offers excellent performance for the...

2 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

#96
alaScore 92

JVC HA-SBT200X

The JVC Bluetooth Elation XX (HA-SBT200X) headphones deliver a big bass sound and a quality audio experience, but the the layout of the control panel makes them difficult to use.

2 expert reviews

#97
alaScore 92

Philips Fidelio NC1

While the Philips Fidelio NC1's sound may be a little too forward for some listeners, it does have an excellent design and decent noise-canceling.

11 expert reviews | 31 user reviews

#98
alaScore 92

Sennheiser CX3.00

In general, they’re comfortable. There is a carry case and four options of ear buds, so a good fit isn’t difficult to find. Cable noise is only a minor issue so most of the time you can enjoy what is essentially a balanced overall sound, only lacking...

8 expert reviews | 474 user reviews

#99
alaScore 92

Harman Kardon Soho

These very pretty headphones don't sound as beautiful as they look.

44 expert reviews | 58 user reviews

#100
alaScore 92

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

While it isn't quite as good as the Beats Studio wireless, Sony's MDR-ZX770BN is a quality Bluetooth headphone and costs significantly less.

5 expert reviews | 413 user reviews

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