While it may not be the best-sounding headphone for the money, the Bose Freestyle's superior design and comfort level make it a go-to choice for anyone seeking a sporty and stylish in-ear model.
Whether you're out listening to your MP3 player or out at home with your high-end stereo, your headphone choice is critical. Here we've picked our five favorites across every style and category, but if you already know which type of headphones you want, use the links at the left to get more options.
The NHT SuperBuds are are a good value at $100 and well worth a long look, particularly if you're someone who listens to a lot of bass-centric music.
The Bose SoundLink Bluetooth On-Ear is pricey, but it's also one of the best -- if not the best -- on-ear wireless headphones to date.
Sennheiser's new RF-based wireless headphone system is easy to set up and delivers strong performance for both movie watching and music listening.
The combination of an improved design and better performance makes the Marshall Major II a strong on-ear contender for around $100 USD.
The Monster 24K Headphones are a solid purchase for DJs looking to add flashiness to their gear without sacrificing sound quality, but they won't fit everyone so be sure to try them on before buying.
The well-designed Moshi Mythro earbuds feature quality sound at an affordable price.
The Bose SoundTrue On-Ear is a very comfortable everyday-use headphone that sounds good and collapses into a very compact carrying case.
Monoprice's Noise Canceling Headphones are about 70 percent as good as the Bose QC15s for a little more than a third of the price.
The Paradigm Shift E3m is a fine-looking, beautifully built in-ear headphone, but the admirable design elements don't offset its mediocre sound.