Ear-bud Headphones

Nocs NS600 Crush
REVIEW

Nocs NS600 Crush

While they're a little pricey, the Nocs NS600 Crush are comfortably lightweight earbuds that sound very good and offer strong bass performance.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 18, 2012
Apple EarPods (with Remote and Mic, White)
REVIEW

Apple EarPods ( with Remote and Mic, White)

Apple's EarPods offer much-improved sound over the previous standard-issue earbuds, but they won't fit all ears equally well -- and that fit will determine whether you think they're great or just so-so.

3 stars Editors' rating on September 12, 2012
3.7 stars User rating out of 8 votes
Velodyne vPulse (Blue)
REVIEW

Velodyne vPulse ( Blue)

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on July 10, 2012
Plantronics M55 Bluetooth Headset
REVIEW

Plantronics M55 Bluetooth Headset

Low-priced and extremely small, the $49 Plantronics M55 is a discreet and stylish budget earpiece, but there are better options for noisy outdoor environments.

3 stars Editors' rating on June 8, 2012
MEElectronics A151 (Black)
REVIEW

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 11, 2012
4.8 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Plantronics M155 MARQUE Bluetooth Headset (Black)
REVIEW

Plantronics M155 MARQUE Bluetooth Headset ( Black)

The Plantronics Marque M155 is an attractive and comfortable Bluetooth headset that complements the iPhone's style, and works well as long as you keep it to indoor usage.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 10, 2011
3.3 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Etymotic ER-4PT MicroPro
REVIEW

Etymotic ER-4PT MicroPro

While the Etymotic ER-4PTs have less low-end oomph than some competing earphones in this price class, they deliver excellent sound with very accurate tonal balance.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 27, 2011
Phonak Audeo Perfect Bass 022 Earphones (with Microphone, Black)
REVIEW

Phonak Audeo Perfect Bass 022 Earphones ( with Microphone, Black)

The Audeo Perfect Fit Earphones PFE 022 + Mic are a solid choice for iPhone owners who desire balanced audio and a light, compact design.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 1, 2011
Plantronics Savor M1100 Bluetooth Headset
REVIEW

Plantronics Savor M1100 Bluetooth Headset

The Plantronics Savor M1100 is a powerful little headset with great features, excellent audio quality, and an affordable price tag to boot.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 30, 2010
3.9 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Urbanears Medis (Grape)
REVIEW

Urbanears Medis ( Grape)

Ingenuity is evident in the design of Urbanears' Medis earphones, but their performance doesn't match up.

3 stars Editors' rating on August 20, 2010
2.5 stars User rating out of 2 votes