Headphones are available in a zillion styles, sizes, and price ranges. To help you cut through the clutter, we've assembled a list of top headphones by type and price.
The C5 Series 2 sounds better than the original and is one top in-ear headphones for less than $200.
Bowers & Wilkins has added a new premium portable speaker to its line of wireless speakers and it looks pretty sweet, though it retails for a somewhat pricey $350 (£300/€350).
The Bowers and Wilkins 685 S2 are an astoundingly good set of speakers for the money no matter whether you listen to death metal or nature documentaries.
On the outside, the $300 P5 Series 2 looks almost identical to its predecessor, but B&W has upgraded its sound engine.
The Bowers and Wilkins CM1 S2 speakers look great and sound terrific but aren't the best choice for punk rockers.
The Secure Loop design may not be a perfect fit for every ear, but the Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 sounds better than the original and is one top in-ear headphones for less than $200.
The Bowers and Wilkins P5 Series 2 has the same winning design of its highly rated predecessor, but now it sounds even better.
The Bowers & Wilkins CM1 S2 speakers look great and sound terrific, but they aren't the best choice for rockers.
The Bowers & Wilkins P7 may not the best headphone you can buy in its luxury price range, but it certainly is among the best, with excellent build quality and rich sound that works well with a wide range of music genres and sources.
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