Editors' Choice

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

Nuheara IQbuds review

Nuheara’s truly wireless IQbuds switch smoothly between music, phone, and speech modes with customization for personal and environmental profiles. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Ultimate Ears RM Review

  • Near-linear sonic reproduction
  • Astonishingly accurate sound signature
  • Soundstage emulates a real studio
  • Firm, musical, and potent bass
  • Perfect fit
  • Sturdy construction throughout
  • Sharp treble on low-quality tracks
  • Earwax is a constant battle
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

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

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