Editors' Choice

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

Sony MDR-1000x review

The Sony MDR-1000x over-ear headphones are extremely comfortable, sound great, and offer some of the best active noise cancellation on the market. See Full Review »

Our Score 10

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Beats by Dr. Dre Solo Review

  • Big, clean sound
  • Extremely sensitive
  • Comfortable for long-term wear
  • Effective sound isolation
  • Convenient built-in microphone for use with iPhone…
  • Bass overwhelms some midrange response
  • iPod control feature not functional on older…
  • Limited range of accessories
Our Score 8

Cresyn C750E Review

  • Good clarity
  • Comfortable to wear
  • Minimal Cord Feedback
  • Great for acoustical music
  • Responsive drivers
  • Mid-range could be warmer
  • Soundstage could be broader
  • Bass is lacking
  • Good but flat highs
Our Score 7

Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 Review

  • Clear sound with low distortion
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Attractive striped-ebony hardwood earcups
  • Rugged, red velour-lined storage case
  • Difficult to fit on your head
  • Bass response is weak by some standards
  • No accessories
Our Score 7.5

Phiaton PS 320 Review

  • Comfortable, lightweight compact
  • Closed back design minimizes outside noise
  • Sound better than earbuds
  • Weak bass response
  • Sound gets muddy at high volumes
  • No supplied adapters
Our Score 7

Phiaton PS 300 NC Review

  • Comfortable Fit
  • Dual Rechargeable Batteries
  • USB and Wall Charger included
  • Comprehensive Accessory Pack
  • Noise Cancelling circuitry underperforms
  • Poor audio quality makes them best for certain…
Our Score 5.5

Audio-Technica ATH-FC700 Review

  • Impressive Bass; compact; good sound isolation;…
  • Uncomfortable headband; abrasive highs; clumsy
Our Score 6

Sennheiser HD 438 Review

  • Snug
  • comfortable fit; very good sound quality; has…
  • Fragile build; ugly design; no volume controls or…
Our Score 6.5

Bose QuietComfort 15 Review

  • Superior noise-canceling system; very comfortable;…
  • High price may trouble some; not the ultimate…
Our Score 8