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‚Äôs 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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Thinksound On2 Review

  • Thoughtful, eye-catching design
  • Massive, detailed, and engaging soundstage
  • Warm and deep, with clear, detailed treble
  • Extremely high sound quality for the price
  • Environmentally friendly
  • No 1/4-inch adapter included
  • No hard case included
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

Audeze EL-8 Review

  • Fluid, effortless clarity across the spectrum
  • Brilliantly-detailed instrumental separation
  • First-rate dynamic expression
  • High performance level from low-powered devices
  • Closed-back model offers less intimate performance…
  • A bit bulky for travel
Our Score 9

Koss KSC75 Review

  • Very affordable
  • exceptional sound quality
  • easy to wear
  • Cheap looking
Our Score 9

Harman Kardon CL Review

  • Exceptional detail
  • Outstanding balance
  • Taught, defined low end
  • Elegant, ergonomic design
  • Midrange a little bright
  • Slight lack of depth
  • Little passive noise isolation
Our Score 9

Sennheiser MM 500-X Review

  • Supremely well-detailed and highly engaging sound
  • Wonderfully articulate bass; even better treble
  • Excellent fit, comfort and all-around build…
  • Killer value
  • Fine assortment of accessories
  • Noise isolation only average
  • Price is starting to creep up
Our Score 9

V-Moda XS Review

  • Extremely compact and portable
  • All-day comfort
  • Premium sound signature
  • Highly customizable
  • Upper midrange can get a little forward
  • Refined lows may leave bass-heads wanting more
Our Score 9

Shure E3G Review

  • Good sound isolation; strong
  • accurate bass; sound clarity
  • Spendy; tough to fit properly
Our Score 9