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.
While expensive, the well-built and supercomfortable Sony MDR-Z7 can go toe to toe with competing high-end audiophile headphones.
While it isn't quite as good as the Beats Studio wireless, Sony's MDR-ZX770BN is a quality Bluetooth headphone and costs significantly less.
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.
Sony's line of 2015 audio gear includes four new soundbars and two receivers with an emphasis on Bluetooth streaming and HDMI connectivity.
Some high-end headphones are all about maximizing detail and resolution, the ZMF Blackwood goes in the other direction, toward music.