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 Bowers & Wilkins P3 headphones' impressive combination of design, sound quality, and features put it near the top of the class for portable headphones in its price range.
B&W's P3 headphones are one of the slickest looking on-ear models available -- and they sound very good, too.
The $199.99 Bowers & Wilkins P3 headphones feature a remote/microphone attachment that works with iOS and Android smartphones thanks to a swappable cable.
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 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 & 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.
Geoffrey Morrison got to take a tour of one of the top speaker manufacturers in the world.
A picture tour of B&W's Worthing, England, speaker-manufacturing facility.