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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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

Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7 Review

  • Clear and balanced sound across the board
  • Excellent detail
  • Tight, musical bass
  • Quality construction
  • Attractive design
  • Competitive price point
  • Tight clamping force may not work for everyone
  • Upper midrange can sound slightly synthetic
  • Could use a bit more padding on the headband
Our Score 8

Sennheiser Urbanite XL WIreless Review

  • Great sound quality
  • Solid bass balanced with good mids and highs
  • Wireless with great battery life
  • Comfortable to wear
  • Still bulky, even when folded in
  • Touch controls are too sensitive
  • Pricey
Our Score 8

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless 2.0 Review

  • Excellent detail
  • Vast, dimensional soundstage
  • Near-flawless wireless performance
  • Impressive battery life
  • Stylish
  • Very pricey
  • Echo effect on phone calls
  • Noise cancellation just so-so
  • Bass is heavy on occasion
Our Score 8

Klipsch Reference On-Ear Review

  • Crystal clear treble
  • Powerful bass
  • Extremely comfortable
  • Quality design
  • Midrange cloudier than expected, especially at the…
  • No removable cable
  • Pricey
Our Score 8

Harman Kardon Soho Wireless Review

  • Clean treble
  • Stylish, functional design
  • Extremely portable
  • Responsive touch controls
  • Flabby, muddy bass
  • Sound lacks detail
  • Headband needs more padding
  • Poor passive noise isolation
Our Score 6

Marshall Mode EQ Review

  • Powerful, smoky sound
  • Clear, detailed upper register
  • Handy EQ feature
  • Cool aesthetic
  • Comfy fit
  • Build quality could be more robust
  • Neither EQ mode is perfect
Our Score 8

Jabra Sport Pulse Review

  • Effective heart rate and motion tracking
  • Secure fit
  • Myriad music playback options
  • Integration with Siri and Google Now
  • Effective Jabra Sport Life app
  • Poor seal compromises sound
  • Battery life limited to four hours
  • Jabra Sound app is unnecessary
  • Expensive
Our Score 6