Headphones

Plantronics RIG

15 September, 2013
4/5

Urbanears Kransen

23 February, 2014
4/5

JBL Synchros S100a

22 February, 2014
3/5

JBL Synchros S100i

21 February, 2014
3/5

iHome iB75

6 February, 2014
3/5
It seems silly to hold exercise-focused earphones to a different set of standards than regular ...

AKG K545

6 February, 2014
4/5
The AKG K545 is a slightly less expensive, non-wireless pair of headphones similar in design to its ...

AKG K845 BT

2 February, 2014
4/5
We've seen a rise in the number of expensive Bluetooth headphones over the last year or so. You now have no shortage of well-cushioned, black leather and brushed metallic luxury options to choose ...

Sennheiser G4ME ONE

25 January, 2014
3/5
Audiophiles and gamers are two wildly different audiences. You can certainly be both, but it's hard to be both at the same time. Audiophiles want excellent sound quality that reproduces the audio ...

SOL Republic Relays

23 January, 2014
4/5
The marketing behind the SOL Republic Relays claims that they're "crossover" earphones, combining the superb fit of exercise-focused pairs with the excellent sound that exercise earphones supposedly ...

Scosche Lobedope SHP451M

23 January, 2014
4/5
If you're venturing into sub-$35 territory for headphones, here are some reasonable expectations: They will distort at higher volumes, will likely feel uncomfortable, and, by definition, be cheaply ...

Beats by Dr. Dre Studio

2 January, 2014
3/5
Audiophiles and lovers of booming bass alike often ask me what I think about Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, assuming I'll somehow slam the company. But I'm actually a fan of what Beats has ...

Klipsch X4i

25 December, 2013
4/5
Bass-boosted earphones are so much the norm at this point that to release a pair with merely moderate bass response almost seems like a gamble. So, credit is due to Klipsch—the X4i, at $149.99 ...

SOL Republic Tracks Air

21 December, 2013
3/5
SOL Republic is slowly carving out its identity as a direct competitor to the Beats by Dr. Dre lineup, the reigning champion of big bass, celebrity-endorsed, and athlete-approved headphones. Booming ...

JLab Epic

21 December, 2013
3/5
The JLab Epic ($49.99 list) is an inexpensiveearphone pair with plenty of bass and no distortion at top volumes. Should audiophiles seeking flat response keep reading? No. But if you're looking for ...

Phiaton Chord MS 530

18 December, 2013
3/5
Phiaton's Chord MS 530 is a comfortable pair of headphones with both noise cancellation and Bluetooth streaming audio. At $349 (list), it's also priced like it does both things, but it does one ...

Harman Kardon Soho-I

8 December, 2013
4/5
It almost seems as if Harman Kardon set out to create the tiniest, lightest on-ear headphones—and carrying case—possible while still delivering quality audio. Available as either the ...

SteelSeries H Wireless Headset

8 December, 2013
4/5
No true gaming setup is complete without a pair of quality headphones. With the next generation of video game consoles now on the market, there will soon be countless brand new games with rich sounds ...

Shure SE846

7 December, 2013
4/5
The $1,000 price range for earphones is not a realm most consumers visit—if you're reading, however, you're either one of the few who might, or you're at least curious. Do the high prices truly ...

JLab Fit

6 December, 2013
4/5
The idea of cheap earphones used to drive me crazy—they invariably sound awful, and my editors want me to review them anyway, because most people want to spend as little money as possible on ...

JBL Synchros S700

22 November, 2013
3/5
The perplexing JBL Synchros S700 uses its battery to apply digital signal processing called "LiveStage DSP." According to the JBL description, LiveStage "enhances headphone audio to recreate the ...

Sennheiser HD 25 Aluminum

22 November, 2013
4/5
The Sennheiser HD 25 Aluminum is a 25thanniversary edition of the original HD 25 headphones that, like many of the company's professional headphone pairs, have become a staple in the DJ and ...

RHA MA750i

8 November, 2013
4/5
British audio company RHA has helped redefine what we should expect out of budget headphonesand earphones. It's not that the early RHA models we tested were perfect, but they were among the first ...

Sony MDR-10RNC

2 November, 2013
3/5
The only issue we really had with theSony MDR1-RNC, the noise-cancelling headphones we reviewed earlier in 2013, was the extremely high price. Comparable-quality headphones had far lower prices, but ...