Headphones

Philips Fidelio NC1
REVIEW

Philips Fidelio NC1

While the Philips Fidelio NC1's sound may be a little too forward for some listeners, it does have an excellent design and decent noise-canceling.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 1, 2015
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8
REVIEW

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 ( Argilla Bright)

The $500 Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 wireless on-ear headphone looks great, sounds very good and is loaded with features, including noise canceling, but a few small flaws take away some of its luster.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 21, 2015
5 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Oppo PM-3
REVIEW

Oppo PM-3 ( White)

The Oppo PM-3 is an impressive headphone -- both in terms of build and sound quality -- but just how impressive you think it is will depend on what music you feed it and from what source.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 15, 2015
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote

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Sennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone System
REVIEW

Sennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone System

Sennheiser's new RF-based wireless headphone system is easy to set up and delivers strong performance for both movie watching and music listening.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 8, 2015
1 star User rating out of 1 vote
Sony MDR Z7
REVIEW

Sony MDR Z7

While expensive, the well-built and supercomfortable Sony MDR-Z7 can go toe to toe with competing high-end audiophile headphones.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 6, 2015
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
REVIEW

Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless ( Black)

The Sennheiser Urbanite XL is a well-designed, dynamic-sounding Bluetooth headphone that works well with a lot of music -- but not quite everything.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 4, 2015
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
REVIEW

Sony MDR-ZX770BN ( Black)

While it isn't quite as good as the Beats Studio wireless, Sony's MDR-ZX770BN is a quality Bluetooth headphone and costs significantly less.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 29, 2015
5 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Marshall Headphones Major II
REVIEW

Marshall Headphones Major II

The combination of an improved design and better performance makes the Marshall Major II a strong on-ear contender for around $100 USD.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 24, 2015
Philips Fidelio L2
REVIEW

Philips Fidelio L2 ( Black)

With a winning combination of comfort and superior sound quality, the Philips Fidelio L2 earns itself a spot among the luxury headphone elite.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 22, 2015
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
REVIEW

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless ( Black)

While it may be a bit overpriced, the Momentum 2.0 Wireless is an excellent and well-designed Bluetooth headphone with active noise-cancellation that also offers strong wired performance.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 17, 2015
Sony MDR-1A
REVIEW

Sony MDR-1A ( Black)

The supercomfortable Sony MDR-1A does a good job balancing clarity with just enough of laid-backness to make it a very versatile headphone that's well worth considering if you're looking for a full-size headphone in the $250-$300 range.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on April 16, 2015
5 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Koss PRO 4S
REVIEW

Koss PRO 4S

Although we regret that Koss doesn't include a remote on the cable, the Pro4S is an excellent studio monitor headphone that audiophiles will appreciate for its neutral sound design, forward-thinking features and generous warranty that guarantees no-question replacements for life.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 13, 2015
Skullcandy S5GRHT-448 Grind
REVIEW

Skullcandy S5GRHT-448 Grind ( Black)

The Grind is a good choice for anyone looking for a quality on-ear headphone who doesn't want to spend a lot.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 13, 2015
Audio Technica ATH-MSR7
REVIEW

Audio Technica ATH-MSR7 ( Black)

The Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7 is a great-sounding headphone with the one caveat that its sonic detail is so impressive that it brings out both the best and worst in any given source material.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 12, 2015
Beyerdynamic T51i
REVIEW

Beyerdynamic T51i

The Beyerdynamic T51i is one of the best on-ear headphones available, offering excellent sound quality and a comfortable fit.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on April 3, 2015
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Sennheiser Momentum 2.0
REVIEW

Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 ( Android, Black)

While we'd like to see it cost a little less, Sennheiser has fixed the original Momentum's one weakness, making the new 2.0 Momentum not only sound slightly better but fit more comfortably.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 2, 2015
Koss SP330 On-ear Headphones
REVIEW

Koss SP330 On-ear Headphones

The Koss SP330 headphones are solid performers that will add a full signature to your music, but some audiophiles may find their design too basic for everyday use.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 26, 2015
Creative Sound Blaster Jam
REVIEW

Creative Sound Blaster Jam

While not without some weaknesses, the Creative Sound Blaster Jam is a strong budget Bluetooth headphone that delivers good sound for its modest price point.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 25, 2015
Sol Republic Shadow Wireless
REVIEW

Sol Republic Shadow Wireless ( Black)

The Sol Republic Shadow Wireless headphones deliver solid Bluetooth sound for a great price.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 24, 2015
3.3 stars User rating out of 2 votes
LG Tone Infinim
REVIEW

LG Tone Infinim ( HBS-900, Black)

It's more expensive than other LG Tone stereo Bluetooth headsets, but the retractable earbud feature is nifty and will be worth the extra cost for a lot of people.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 18, 2015
3.8 stars User rating out of 6 votes