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Updated: Oct 19, 2014 21:29
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#76
alaScore 92

Denon AH-D7100

The Denon AH-D7100 flagship $1200 headphones may be pricey, but they are a worthy successor to the company's past flagship products. The new stylings are similar to Beats, but the sound is superior.

9 expert reviews | 29 user reviews

#77
alaScore 92

Panasonic ErgoFit RP-TCM125

While the ErgoFit RP-TCM125 doesn't sound as good as the cheaper RP-HJE120, it still sounds respectable for its budget price tag and includes a one-button inline/remote microphone.

2 expert reviews

#78
alaScore 92

Vertu HP-1V

High-end headphones that don't quite pull off the asking price

2 expert reviews

#79
alaScore 91

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

The Audio Technica ATH-M50 are without a doubt, a good pair of headphones for music enthusiasts. The headphones are priced at Rs. 8,500 (market price of Rs. 7,500), which makes them a little expensive but considering the few options freely available in...

16 expert reviews | 7369 user reviews

#80
alaScore 91

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.

12 expert reviews | 746 user reviews

#81
alaScore 91

Shure SRH1840

One of Shure's first open-back designs, the SRH1840 headphones are comfortable and light, and the sound will surely thrill demanding audiophiles.

7 expert reviews | 191 user reviews

#82
alaScore 91

AKG K 451

You can spend a lot of money on headphones but the AKG K451s prove you can still get fantastic sound for minimal cash

7 expert reviews | 911 user reviews

#83
alaScore 91

Sennheiser IE 8

Somehow, there's the perception that extremely high quality audio should be inexpensive to buy, whether through speakers or earphones, while a high quality television should naturally set you back about a thousand bucks. I get it—we're a visual...

39 expert reviews | 563 user reviews

#84
alaScore 91

Sennheiser HD 598

Based on the merits of sound quality alone, we would rate the HD 598 a 9.5. These cans sound remarkable, perhaps the best we’ve heard under $500.

24 expert reviews | 1389 user reviews

#85
alaScore 91

Final Audio Design Adagio III

A gorgeous pair of sound-isolating in-ear headphones

1 expert reviews | 38 user reviews

#86
alaScore 91

Sony MDR7506 Professional Headphones

You don't have to spend a lot to get great headphones. We tested six full-size models that each cost less than $100 (one of them significantly less), and we came away impressed by what you can get.

4 expert reviews | 2022 user reviews

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#87
alaScore 91

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H6

If recent products are any indication, something happens to headphones when they cross the $350 price barrier—they get covered in leather. The Sennheiser Momentum, Bowers & Wilkins P7, and now the $399.99 (direct) Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H6 all feature...

3 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

#88
alaScore 91

Onkyo ES-FC300

Onkyo's long years of experience in audio shine through with great sound quality for the price, although the proprietary cable is annoying

4 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#89
alaScore 91

Audio-Technica SonicFuel ATH-CKX9

We applaud the fact that Audio Technica has done something to address the problem of buds slipping in the ear, and those who find this a recurring problem would do well to give the ATH-CKX9iS an audition.

3 expert reviews | 43 user reviews

#90
alaScore 91

Sony XBA-4IP

Sony's audiophile-grade XBA-4 in-ear headphones deliver highly refined sound, with potent bass, airy treble, and excellent noise-isolating performance.

11 expert reviews | 158 user reviews

#91
alaScore 91

Bose SIE2I Sport

While they're no bargain, the Bose SEI2 and SEI2i have an appealing, sweat-resistant design, are very comfortable to wear, and offer decent sound.

14 expert reviews | 1986 user reviews

#92
alaScore 91

JBL J33I

Trendy audio, killer isolation

2 expert reviews | 29 user reviews

#93
alaScore 91

Bowers&Wilkins C5

While the Secure Loop design may not be a perfect fit for every ear, the Bowers & Wilkins C5s are among the best-sounding earphones in their sub-$200 price class.

31 expert reviews | 630 user reviews

#94
alaScore 91

Klipsch Image S4

Auditioning Klipsch’s Image S4i earbuds was an absolute thrill. They revealed incredibly subtle elements of recordings we’d never picked up before, ranging from crowd comments on live recordings to discovering there are two Pauls and no Johns on...

36 expert reviews | 9139 user reviews

#95
alaScore 91

AKG K 167 Tiesto

This is only AKGs first collaborative effort with DJ Tiesto, and the partnership seems to be off to an excellent start. For £200 quid, the sound is right up there with more expensive headphones like the Philips Fidelio L1 and the Beats by Dre Studio...

2 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

#96
alaScore 91

AKG K551

If there’s any modestly bright spot in K551, it’s the three-button remote, which is the only part that works as expected. It’s basically identical to the latest Apple remotes in functionality, button, and microphone performance, with the mic hole...

6 expert reviews | 73 user reviews

#97
alaScore 91

Sennheiser PX 685I Sports

Earbuds that put safety first

4 expert reviews | 637 user reviews

#98
alaScore 91

Beats SOLO HD

The Beats Solo by Dr. Dre Headphones from Monster offer a killer, travel-friendly design that's sure to turn heads, but the audio quality fails to live up to the price tag.

15 expert reviews | 8022 user reviews

#99
alaScore 91

AKG K 495NC

If you demand near-absolute silence from your noise-canceling headphones, these are the ones for you. The AKG K495 NCs get closer to dead silence than any other pair I tried.

17 expert reviews | 95 user reviews

#100
alaScore 91

Stax SRS-4170

For a long time prior to the recent headphone revival, Stax was the headphone at the top of the heap. While dynamic full-range headphones have made dramatic leaps in sound quality (and price), if you are limited to headphone systems priced under...

5 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

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