$20 - $30 Headphones

Sennheiser HD 202 II
REVIEW

Sennheiser HD 202 II

If you're on a strict budget and can't spend more than $40, the Sennheiser HD 202 IIs are a worthwhile entry point for aftermarket cans, boasting a comfortable fit and the company's excellent signature sound.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 4, 2014
4.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
JVC HA-S400 Carbon Nanotubes Headphones
REVIEW

JVC HA-S400 Carbon Nanotubes Headphones ( Black)

At around $26 online, JVC's HA-S400 Nanotubes are among the better on-ear headphones for the money.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 13, 2014
Audio Technica ATH-CKP500 SonicSport
REVIEW

Audio Technica ATH-CKP500 SonicSport ( Blue)

Offering a comfortable, secure fit and strong sound for a reasonable price, Audio-Technica's ATH-CKP500 earphones are one of the better in-ear sports headphone models available.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 29, 2013
Tenqa Remxd Bluetooth Headphones
REVIEW

Tenqa Remxd Bluetooth Headphones ( White)

Despite their ho-hum design and sound, the relatively inexpensive Tenqa Remxd headphones are a good value for a Bluetooth model.

3 stars Editors' rating on February 25, 2013
3 stars User rating out of 1 vote
The House of Marley Smile Jamaica
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The House of Marley Smile Jamaica ( Lily)

Like many celebrity-endorsed headphones, the House of Marley Smile Jamaica has a bass-heavy response, but an excellent price and build elevate it above its peers.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 7, 2012
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
MEElectronics Sport-Fi S6 Earphones
REVIEW

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.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 7, 2012
4.9 stars User rating out of 7 votes
Panasonic RP HJE355
REVIEW

Panasonic RP HJE355 ( Black)

Panasonic's very affordable RP-HJE355 series in-ear headphones sound as good as many earphones that cost twice as much.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 21, 2012
Philips Citiscape Metro
REVIEW

Philips Citiscape Metro ( Blue)

The Citiscape Metro on-ear headphones have a great sense of style for a budget-priced headphone, but the sound lacks clarity.

3 stars Editors' rating on March 15, 2012
Motorola Elite Sliver Bluetooth Headset
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Motorola Elite Sliver Bluetooth Headset

While its fit could be snugger and NFC pairing is a pipe dream for now, Motorola Elite Sliver's advanced features and battery pack travel case will please all but the pickiest Bluetooth users.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 9, 2012
2.3 stars User rating out of 16 votes
BlueAnt Embrace Stereo Headphones
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BlueAnt Embrace Stereo Headphones

While a tad pricey at $200, BlueAnt's Embrace wired stereo headphones are comfortable and offer very good, natural sound along with an integrated mic and volume control for cell phone use.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 11, 2011