The best overall active noise-canceling...
Bluetooth meets best-in-class noise canceling: the Bose QuietComfort 35 is the ultimate noise canceling wireless headphone you can buy right now.
Sony's answer to the Bose QuietComfort 3...
If you can overlook a few small drawbacks, the MDR-1000X is a top-notch wireless noise-canceling headphone that's stacked with features and sounds excellent.
Top noise-canceling cans get even better
Featuring a new design that doesn't kill the music when your battery dies, the Bose QuietComfort 25 got a makeover and came out even better.
The value alternative to Bose's QuietCom...
The BackBeat Pro 2 is an excellent full-size wireless noise-cancelling headphone that costs nearly half as much as comparable models from Bose, Sony or Sennheiser.
A full-size Bluetooth headphone with act...
While it doesn't quite eclipse the less-expensive Bose, the Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless headphone is comfortable and feature packed, and performs very well.
The ultimate neckband-style Bluetooth he...
So long as you don't expect the most powerful noise-canceling, the QuietControl 30 works really well as an everyday headphone. You can use it at the gym or for running.
Wireless sound for a premium price
The Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless is a sturdy noise-cancelling headphone that folds up for compact storage and features excellent sound over Bluetooth and wired connections.
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Sony's best wireless headphone yet
Priced to compete with Bose's QuietComfort 35, the comfortable H.ear On Wireless NC offers impressive sound and noise canceling that make it a strong contender in the category.
Best on-ear noise-canceling headphones
The AKG N60 NC is a compact, comfortable, noise-cancelling on-ear headphone that sounds great and has a 30-hour rechargeable battery.
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Affordable alternative to Beats and Bose
The Plantronics BackBeat Pro features both wireless Bluetooth and noise-canceling in a sturdy, comfortable design. The headphones sound decent, are packed with features, have excellent battery life and come with a nice carrying pouch.
PSB M4U 2
The PSB Speakers M4U 2 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones combine above-average noise cancellation with excellent sound quality that's well worth the price for dedicated audiophiles looking to eliminate ambient noise.
Best Bluetooth noise-cancelling cans
The Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 has a sleek design with a metal/leather headband, plush ear cups, and very good sound for Bluetooth. It also features active noise canceling, touch controls and a replaceable rechargeable battery.
Wireless Beats alternative for less
The Sony MDR-ZX770BN features both Bluetooth and active noise-canceling and is geared toward frequent travelers, because it can also be used as a wired headphone on flights that prohibit the use of Bluetooth.