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Beats' least expensive headphone is also its best value
The EP is an entry-level wired on-ear model that delivers solid bang for the buck.
Best moderately priced on-ear wireless Bluetooth headphone
The well-designed Plantronics BackBeat Sense is one of the best on-ear Bluetooth headphones currently available.
The most comfortable wireless on-ear headphone with good sound
The Bose SoundLink Bluetooth On-Ear is pricey, but it is one of the best -- if not the best -- on-ear wireless headphone.
A most sophisticated on-ear wireless headphone
The Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless is an impressive-sounding luxury Bluetooth headphone -- but is it good enough to justify its lofty price.
A top budget Bluetooth headphone contender
A budget favorite, the Skullcandy Grind now comes in a wireless version for $90 that offers strong sound for the money and a comfortable fit.
Same look, better sound
An improved driver gives the P5 a visceral edge to go along with the swanky design.
Plantronics' BackBeat 500 is the budget Beats alternative
For its relatively modest price, the BackBeat 500 offers decent comfort and sound in an on-ear design.
Classic Marshall style
Though it looks similar to the original, this model has improved bass performance and better clarity that makes it a great value for its online price of $100.
V-Moda on-ears make the grade
These bulletproof on-ears earn a rightful place on our list of favorites.
Beats popular on-ear wireless headphone gains best-in-class battery life
Its design or sound hasn't been upgraded, but the Solo3 Wireless delivers a whopping 40 hours of battery life.
Ultracomfy on-ears get a subtle makeover
The Bose SoundTrue On-Ear headphones are lightweight, very comfortable, sound good, and fold up to fit into a very compact carrying case (included), which makes them very travel-friendly.
Impressive sound for a modest price
Although it lacks the richness of a higher-end set, there's not much else keeping us from recommending the $60 Skullcandy Grind headphones.
Lightweight cans with rich tonal balance
Aimed at a mainstream audience, the Beyerdynamic DTX 350 p offers superb sound quality with taut bass and a clear midrange.
Upper-tier folding on-ear headphones
Its warm sound signature and lightweight aluminum frame make the KEF M500s contenders in the $300 price class.