Bose QuietComfort 25 ( Black)
Bose's $299.95/AU$399 QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphones feature an entirely new design, combining better noise reduction and audio performance with a new look and greater portability.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 ( Black)
The Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Professional Studio Monitor Headphones are among the best available for less than $200, offering excellent sound and build quality.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro
Available today, the BackBeat Pro features Advanced Bluetooth, active noise cancellation, and 24-hour battery life.
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.
MEElectronics A151 ( Black)
At around $50 online, the MEElectronics A151s are among the most affordable balanced-armature earphones out there and deliver very good sound for the money.
Plantronics Backbeat Go 2 ( Black)
While its short battery life keeps it from true greatness, the Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 is a superior wireless Bluetooth in-ear headphone.
Velodyne vPulse ( Black)
While some folks may encounter come comfort issues, the Velodyne vPulse in-ear headphones offer excellent sound for the money and will particularly appeal to bass lovers.
The MDR-XB950BT Extra Bass Bluetooth Headset is a $199.99/AU$249.95 wireless headphone that -- you guessed it -- serves up a generous helping of bass.
Beyerdynamic DX160IE ( Black)
While the Beyerdynamic DX160 iE has some small downsides, it's a bona fide audiophile in-ear headphone at an invitingly affordable price.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
The Bowers & Wilkins P7 may not the best headphone you can buy in its luxury price range, but it certainly is among the best, with excellent build quality and rich sound that works well with a wide range of music genres and sources.