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We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in headphones.

V-Moda Forza review

V-Moda’s Forza earbuds offer a warm sound signature and durable sport exterior at an astoundingly low price. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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V-Moda Crossfade M-100 Review

  • Velvety low end
  • Vibrant, detailed upper register
  • Wide stereo image
  • Cool portable design
  • Multiple inputs
  • Occasional heavy bass
  • Upper midrange slightly bright at times
Our Score 9

V-Moda Forza Review

  • Very comfortable for long-term wear
  • Punchy bass response creates warm soundstage
  • Assortment of tips and sport fins make a perfect…
  • Ruggedly built, with excellent extended warranty
  • Short cable makes some listening scenarios…
Our Score 9

Westone W40 Review

  • Astonishing clarity
  • Immense detail
  • Expansive dynamic expression
  • Excellent balance across the spectrum
  • Impressive warmth for balanced armatures
  • A little bright on some tracks
  • Expensive
Our Score 9

Audiofly AF180 Review

  • Smooth, powerful bass
  • Brilliant detail, especially in the treble
  • Excellent spacing, dimensional soundstage
  • No “balanced armature bite”
  • Great passive noise isolation
  • Laid back sound leaves some presence off the mids
  • Included cable feels flimsy in spots
  • Pricier than the competition
Our Score 9

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Review

  • Clear, vividly detailed treble
  • Warm, powerful bass response
  • Excellent dynamic expression
  • Great passive noise isolation
  • Gorgeous, luxurious design
  • Glosses over some instrumental tone quality
  • Expensive
Our Score 9

Monster Miles Davis Tribute Review

  • Very clean sound
  • Comfortable, secure fit
  • Tangle-free cord
  • Attractive carrying case
  • Lots of extra goodies for the jazz fan
  • Bass response may be light for some
  • Included collector’s items jack up price
Our Score 9

Klipsch R6i Review

  • Sweet, sweet treble
  • Powerful, controlled bass
  • Comfortable, great fit
  • Compact carrying case with secure eartip storage
  • Loud, unwieldy headphone cable
Our Score 9

Plantronics BackBeat SENSE Review

  • Balanced, detailed sound
  • Relaxed and comfortable fit
  • Good controls
  • Great phone performance
  • Impressive battery life/ wireless range
  • Neutral design
  • No Siri or Google Now integration
Our Score 9