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Headphone & Headset Reviews

Updated: May 1, 2016 08:53
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#76
alaScore 92

Creative HS-880

The Creative Draco HS880 sounds good, has an excellent boom mic, and is packaged in a sturdy and stylish body. It’s a great budget gaming headset.

2 expert reviews | 17 user reviews

#77
alaScore 92

V-Moda XS

If you're looking for a $150-$250 on-ear headphone, the well-built V-Moda XS should be on your short list.

13 expert reviews | 311 user reviews

#78
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 | 64 user reviews

#79
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 | 698 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 | 305 user reviews

#81
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 | 2446 user reviews

#82
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 | 2611 user reviews

#83
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

#84
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 | 817 user reviews

#85
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

#86
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

#87
alaScore 92

Sennheiser RS 185 / HDR 185

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

6 expert reviews | 118 user reviews

#88
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

#89
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

#90
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

#91
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

#92
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

#93
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

#94
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

#95
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 | 473 user reviews

#96
alaScore 92

Harman Kardon Soho

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

44 expert reviews | 57 user reviews

#97
alaScore 92

Sol Republic Tracks Air

At $200, the Sol Republic Tracks Air aren't cheap, but they're better priced than some of the premium Bluetooth headphone competition -- and sound relatively good, too, with a strong feature set.

15 expert reviews | 534 user reviews

#98
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

#99
alaScore 92

JVC HA-EBT5

Performance and Conclusions On tracks with intense sub-bass content, like The Knife's "Silent Shout," the HA-EBT5 delivers laudable low frequency response without distortion, even at top, unwise listening levels. There's also quite a bit of boosting in...

2 expert reviews

#100
alaScore 91

Toshiba S500

The Red Dragon S500 stereo amplifier is not only a serious contender at its price point, it can hold its own against amplifiers costing considerably more. If you have loudspeakers that are somewhat difficult to drive but you don't want to hassle with...

2 expert reviews | 31 user reviews

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