Best cheap headphones of 2016

CNET editors pick their favorite budget headphones.

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  • Jaybird's best wireless sports headphone yet falls short of true greatness
    Jaybird Freedom
  • The best overall active noise-canceling wireless headphone to date
    Bose QuietComfort 35
  • The Bluetooth sports headphone to beat
    Bose SoundSport Wireless
  • The CB-1s aren't fancy, but they do sound good
    Status Audio CB-1
  • A wireless, noise-cancelling headphone with special appeal to Galaxy S6, S7 owners
    Samsung Level On Wireless Pro
  • Japanese headphones with an understated design and sweet tonal response
    Final Audio Design Sonorous III
  • The best $100 headphone you've never heard of
    1More Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones