Don't-Miss Headphones Stories
Innovative features and strong battery life set these headphones apart from the pack. Unfortunately, their Bluetooth audio performance falls short.
This tiny box will add high-res music streaming, hands-free calling, and remote control capabilities to any headphones.
These modestly priced headphones sound leaps and bounds beyond their price tag.
The French manufacturer's in-ear-headphones will bathe you in intoxicating audiophile sound and a smart set of accessories without breaking your budget. And they won't fall off while you run.
But the low price tag comes at the cost of other desirable features.
Decoding MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) tracks is this DAC’s raison d’être, but it can do more than that.
JBL's E55BT wireless headphones are light, fold to a travel-friendly footprint, and pair with multiple Bluetooth devices simultaneously. They also sound really good for the price.
These cans don’t offer every state-of-the-art feature, but they’re supremely comfortable and they sound delightful.
The Crossfade 2 Wireless keeps the same style and customization options of the original while delivering an upgraded sound that will please audiophiles.
These $250 Bluetooth earphones pack in a heart rate sensor, voice-coaching, and gorgeous Harman/Kardon sound in one lightweight package. But they're hindered by an ultra-narrow focus on one type of exercise.
The Sennheiser MB 660 UC and Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 headphones let you listen to music, check out videos and listen to conference calls without disturbing co-workers or other travelers.
Blue brings its strut-like headband and a Class AB amplifier to a set of planar magnetic cans.
Aumeo personalizes the sound being output from your smartphone, tailoring each pair of wired earbuds or headphones to the listener’s ears for a richer, fuller sound.
Compared to the AirPods, BeatsX has longer battery life, a more comfortable fit, an an inline remote, so you don't have to rely on Siri.
The BeatsX are more comfortable than the AirPods, and last longer...but do they look as cool?
The convenience of Lightning doesn't make up for the poorly designed ear tips and only average noise cancellation.
These noise-cancelling cans are stylish and they sound great, but that's not enough to put them at the top of our list.