Best earbuds (in-ear headphones) of 2016

CNET editors round up the best in-ear headphones.

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  • The CB-1s aren't fancy, but they do sound good
    Status Audio CB-1
  • A wireless, noise-cancelling headphone with special appeal to Galaxy S6, S7 owners
    Samsung Level On Wireless Pro
  • Japanese headphones with an understated design and sweet tonal response
    Final Audio Design Sonorous III
  • An in-ear wireless sports headphone that gets it mostly right
    Monster Adidas Sport Adistar In-Ear Wireless Headphones
  • A top budget Bluetooth headphone contender
    Skullcandy Grind Wireless
  • A 'hi-res' headphone that comes in eye-catching colors
    Sony H.ear On
  • This awesome-sounding headphone is ready for iPhone 7
    Audeze Sine