Best over-the-ear headphones of 2016

CNET editors pick the best over-ear headphones.

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  • Sony's answer to the Bose QuietComfort 35 is feature packed and sounds excellent
    Sony MDR-1000X
  • iFrogz Summit Wireless raises the bar for cheap Bluetooth headphones (review)
    iFrogz Summit Wireless
  • This AirPods rival sounds and looks good -- but costs twice as much
    Erato Apollo 7
  • Like broccoli for your ears
    Puro Sound Labs BT5200 Bluetooth Headphones
  • Sony's best wireless headphone yet
    Sony H.ear On Wireless NC
  • A surprisingly likable budget Bluetooth headphone
    Skullcandy Ink'd Wireless
  • A full-size Bluetooth headphone with active noise canceling that rivals Bose QC35
    Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless