With a sleek design, a range of ear tips, and supreme sound reproduction, the Ultimate Ears 700 headphones are worthy of an audiophile's ear and earn our recommendation.
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 Ultimate Ears MetroFi 170 earphones are a solid step up from stock earbuds, offering improved sound quality and helpful features for not a lot of money. Be wary of fit and durability issues, though.
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The Ultimate Ears Triple.fi 10vi Noise Isolating Earphones offer stellar sound quality and useful features, making them an excellent choice for iPhone owners with larger-than-average ears and deep pocketbooks.
The Ultimate Ears Super.fi 4 earphones offer a stylish design, clean audio quality, and some useful extras, but the largish aperture might cause some fit and comfort issues for certain users.
The Ultimate Ears Metro.fi 2 earphones are a great value for the average listener who desires good sound quality with a balanced audio response, but the drab design and questionable fit could be an issue for some.
The Ultimate Ears Loud Enough Earphones are an excellent choice for parents of tweens who want to protect their children's ears from overly loud music listening.
The Audiophiliac reports on his close encounter with Noble Audio's flagship in-ear headphone.
If you're searching for stellar-sounding in-ear headphones that won't lighten your wallet quite as much as the Shure SE530, the Ultimate Ears Triple.fi 10 earphones fit the bill--just make sure the gigantic earbuds fit in your ears.
Campfire Audio is a new headphone company based in Portland, Oregon. Its new Lyra is a knockout!
The HiFiMan HM-901 is a game changer: it's easily the best-sounding portable music player on the planet.