Sure, the Beyerdynamic T90 is pricey, but no other less-expensive headphone can match the T90's combination of comfort, sound, and build quality.
Tenqa Remxd Bluetooth Headphones ( Black)
Despite their ho-hum design and sound, the relatively inexpensive Tenqa Remxd headphones are a good value for a Bluetooth model.
The Moshi Keramo earphones offer good, detailed sound and an eye-catching design for a fairly reasonable price.
While it's less geared to mobile use, the $150 NuForce HP-800 is one of the better-sounding full-size headphone models for the money.
Incipio NX-104 f38 ( Espresso)
While they may not be truly special for their modest price, the Incipio f38s are solid, good-sounding headphones for the money.
JVC Flats ( Blue)
Though they look a little cheap, the JVC Flats are lightweight, comfortable on-ear headphones that sound surprisingly good for sub-$15 headphones.
Aftershokz Sportz M2 Open Ear Sports Headphones ( Black)
The AfterShokz Sportz M2 will appeal to people who want comfortable headphones that you don't have to wear in your ears. Just don't expect them to provide a great listening experience -- for music, anyway.
Monster iSport Intensity In-Ear Headphones ( Green)
While in sound quality the Monster iSport Intensity earphones are a step down from the noise-isolating Immersion models, they offer good sound and a comfortable, secure fit with an open design that will appeal to folks who don't like having eartips jammed into their ears.
Monster Diamond Tears Edge ( Black)
The Monster Diamond Tears Edge On-Ear Headphones may not be a gem of a pair for the price, but for a fashion statement they actually sound good.
Nocs NS600 Crush
While they're a little pricey, the Nocs NS600 Crush are comfortably lightweight earbuds that sound very good and offer strong bass performance.
V-Moda Crossfade M-100 ( Shadow)
A generous feature set, rugged construction, and warm, detailed sound with powerful bass guarantees the V-Moda M-100's strong appeal for audiophiles with a flexible budget.
JayBird Gear BlueBuds X
The Jaybird BlueBuds X are impressively small wireless sports earphones that offer a secure fit -- but the $170 price just feels too high.
Sennheiser HD 700
Sennheiser's HD 700 isn't just one of the best-sounding headphone models we've tested, it's also remarkably comfortable to wear for hours at a time.
RHA SA950i On-Ear Portable Headphones ( with Remote)
While the RHA SA950i may not excel in any one area, it's an all-around solid on-ear headphone that won't break the bank.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS55BK Solid Bass ( Black)
While they may not offer the perfect fit for everyone, the ATH-WS55 Solid Bass headphones offer impressive sound for the money.
Klipsch Image S4 II ( Black)
The Klipsch Image S4 II in-ear headphones add a new, more durable tangle-resistant flat cord while retaining their very respectable sound quality and superior comfort.
Klipsch Image S4i II ( Black)
The Klipsch Image S4i II in-ear headphones add a new, more durable tangle-resistant flat cord while retaining the S4 model's very respectable sound quality and superior comfort.
MEElectronics Sport-Fi S6 Earphones ( Black/Red)
While the MEElectronics Sport-Fi S6 Earphones are affordable and decent-sounding, with a nice set of accessories, they won't fit everyone equally well.
Zipbuds Juiced ( Blue)
Despite its tangle-free qualities and sub-$20 price tag, the only reason to buy these is if you can't resist the novelty of the zipper cord design.
Zipbuds Fresh ( Black)
The Zipbuds Fresh offer respectable sound, but the pluses of the tangle-free cord design are compromised by a few drawbacks.