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 best stuff, awesome in-ear headphones, priced from $79 up.
This turned out to be a great year for headphones, sound quality for entry-level to high-end models has never been better.
The JVC HA-RX900 is an excellent over-ear model that will impress listeners shopping for a low-cost headphone to use at work or in the office.
JBL amusingly brings back all the times you were tied up by your headphone wires.
This Cheapskate exclusive lands you the Zipbuds Select for just $45 or Zipbuds Choice for $60.
The Stax SR-207 model may be the brand's least expensive full-size headphones, but the sound is competitive with far more expensive reference-quality dynamic headphones.
The Bose SoundTrue On-Ear is a very comfortable everyday-use headphone that sounds good and collapses into a very compact carrying case.
It doesn't matter what phone you have. If you're playing music on your phone speakers in public, guess what: the music sounds terrible and everyone thinks you're annoying. #Nerdrage
MrSpeakers' new Alpha Prime boasts 3D-printed earcups, radical driver technology and gorgeous sound quality.
The Helios headphones on Kickstarter are geared toward removing the dual annoyances of cords and having to keep your headphone battery charged.