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.
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.
Moshi Mythro ( Burgundy Red)
The well-designed Moshi Mythro earbuds feature quality sound at an affordable price.
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.
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.
Panasonic RP HJE355 ( Blue)
Panasonic's very affordable RP-HJE355 series in-ear headphones sound as good as many earphones that cost twice as much.
Nuforce NE-770X ( Ice)
The impressive-sounding Nuforce NE-770 earphones are a very solid value at $49.
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.
Sennheiser Circumaural ( Silver)
Though the ultra-affordable Sennheiser HD 201 headphones provide natural sound and capable performance, commuters may find the low volume output an issue when listening to music in highly trafficked environments.
Yamaha EPH30 ( Black)
The Yamaha EPH-30 Inner Ear Headphones are a fantastic option for anyone on a budget, offering sound quality on par with the sound of sets that cost at least twice as much.