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Sony WH-1000XM3 lays claim to top noise-canceling headphone
The third iteration of the WH-1000X is more comfortable, sounds slightly better and features even better noise-canceling performance along with USB-C charging.
Sony's top noise-cancelling headphone matches Bose for best
The Sony WH-1000XM2 has some small but important improvements over its predecessor, including better battery life and a lower price tag.
The already excellent Bose QuietComfort 35 II gets a touch better
The top-rated QC35 adds a direct connection to Google Assistant.
Beats' best headphone looks the same, sounds better
While it's a little pricey, Beats has significantly improved its flagship headphone.
Best noise-canceling in-ears
They're not cheap, but the QuietComfort 20 and 20i are top performers in the noise-cancelling earbuds category.
A worthy Bose competitor at a better price
The Sennheiser HD 4.50BTNC isn't as comfortable as the Bose QC35 II, but it delivers good performance for the money.
A full-size Bluetooth headphone with active noise canceling that rivals Bose QC3...
Sennheiser's latest wireless headphone is a very comfortable headphone that also includes active noise cancellation and works great as a headset for making calls.
B&W's first noise-canceling headphone rocks high-end looks, sweet sound
The Bowers & Wilkins PX headphone has a sturdy design and impressive sound quality.
Top wired noise-canceling cans
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 QuietComfort 35
Don't want to pay big bucks for a 'premium' wireless noise-canceling headphone? The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 may be your best bet.
A smaller alternative to Bose's QC35
AKG's excellent-sounding on-ear wireless noise-canceling headphones have one advantage over their full-size competitors: They're more compact.
The ultimate neckband-style Bluetooth headphone
Bose in-ear wireless canceling is a great everyday headphone so long as you don't expect the most powerful noise-canceling.
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JBL's top wireless noise-canceling headphone
The Everest Elite 750NC is significantly improved over its predecessor.
Premium wireless sound for a premium price
If you can afford the Momentum Wireless' $500 price tag, you're getting a great-sounding and comfortable Bluetooth headphone with premium build quality.