$10 - $15 Headphones

JVC Flats

JVC Flats ( Silver)

Though they look a little cheap, the JVC Flats are lightweight, comfortable on-ear headphones that sound surprisingly good for sub-$15 headphones.

4 stars Editors' rating on January 31, 2013
Panasonic ErgoFit RP-HJE120-V

Panasonic ErgoFit RP-HJE120-V ( Violet)

For under $10, you'll be hard-pressed to find in-ear headphones that sound better and are more comfortable than the Panasonic ErgoFit RP-HJE120s.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 7, 2012
NuForce NE770X

NuForce NE770X ( Sky)

The impressive-sounding Nuforce NE-770 earphones are a very solid value at $49.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 22, 2012
Skullcandy Smokin Bud Mic'd

Skullcandy Smokin Bud Mic'd ( Black)

Although sound quality isn't the greatest, the Skullcandy Smokin' Buds provide a funky design and some compelling features for the price. They're a solid budget option for music phone owners.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 2, 2009
0 stars User rating out of 1 vote
JVC Marshmallow

JVC Marshmallow ( Silver)

The JVC Marshmallow headphones are an exceptional value thanks to an ultralow price tag combined with solid audio quality, noise isolation capability, and a secure fit.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 20, 2009
Maximo iM-590 iMetal

Maximo iM-590 iMetal ( Graphite Black)

The Maximo iMetal iM-590 earphones offer a super comfortable fit and plenty of features for the money; although the sound quality is not the best, this set is a good step up from stock earbuds.

3 stars Editors' rating on May 10, 2009
0 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Candy Comfort

Candy Comfort ( Dots)

The Candy Comfort Earphones are a fun replacement for stock earbuds that offer a reasonable upgrade in fit and comfort, but don't expect good sound quality.

3 stars Editors' rating on March 3, 2009
iFrogz Ear Pollution Toxix

iFrogz Ear Pollution Toxix ( Pink)

The Ear Pollution Toxix headphones might be a suitable choice for budget-conscious users with distaste for earbuds, but others should look elsewhere.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on November 21, 2008
Sony Children's

Sony Children's ( Black)

With their pint-sized design, volume limiting feature, and itty-bitty price tag, the Sony MDR-222KD headphones are a great choice for children who aren't too concerned with audio quality.

3 stars Editors' rating on July 3, 2008
Griffin TuneBuds

Griffin TuneBuds ( Green)

The Griffin TuneBuds Color are well-suited for iPod-owners on a budget who want ultraportable earphones to match their player. Bass addicts only need apply.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 29, 2007