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.
Sony is set to release a huge lineup of balanced-armature in-ear headphones at CES, including a funky new $500 noise-canceling model, as well as Bluetooth and sports models.
CNET Australia travelled to Tokyo to check out Sony's latest headphone range, featuring balanced armature drivers.
The supercomfortable Sony MDR-1A does a good job balancing clarity with just enough of laid-backness to make it a very versatile headphone that's well worth considering if you're looking for a full-size headphone in the $250-$300 range.
The Sony MDR-10RBT gets you about 75 percent of the way to the Beats Studio Wireless for a lot less money.
The MDR-XB950BT Extra Bass Bluetooth Headset is a $199.99/AU$249.95 wireless headphone that -- you guessed it -- serves up a generous helping of bass.
The $300 MDR-1A looks very similar to its predecessor, the MDR-1R, but it sounds slightly better and has some small design improvements.
The Audiophiliac spends quality time with an extraordinarily high performance in-ear headphone.
In March, Sony is releasing new entry-level and midrange wireless headphones that cost between $100 and $230.
Yes, it's expensive, but the best gear always is.