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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Yamaha EPH-M200 review Review

  • Clear treble
  • Firm bass response
  • Comfortable, ergonomic fit
  • Relatively affordable
  • Low end occasionally gets painfully loud
  • Dull attack in the midrange
  • Cheap-feeling cable
Our Score 6

Muzik Headphones Review

  • Tasteful treble
  • Rock-solid bass
  • Cool aesthetics
  • Solid build quality
  • Uncomfortable headband
  • Heavy
  • Unreliable social features
  • Lacking mobile app
  • Pinched upper midrange
Our Score 5

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

Turtle Beach Elite 800 Review

  • Fantastic, powerful sound
  • Stylish design
  • Lots of handy features
  • Extremely comfortable to wear
  • That quality comes at a premium price
  • Charging issues if you use power save with your…
  • Headset-mounted controls are less than ideal
Our Score 8

Shure SRH145 Review

  • Rich, powerful bass
  • Smooth, balanced upper register
  • Light, comfortable design
  • Good passive noise isolation
  • Glossy midrange lacks excitement at the attack
  • Exterior design looks a bit chintzy
Our Score 8

Jays a-JAYS Five Review

  • Big, punchy bass
  • Open midrange and revealing treble
  • Fun carrying case
  • Three-button mic for all major smartphone…
  • Difficult to achieve secure fit for some ears
  • Stiff cable
Our Score 7

Plantronics BackBeat Pro Review

  • Best-in-class battery life
  • Loaded with convenience features
  • Solid noise canceling
  • Superior sound quality
  • Passive sound quality is too dark
  • Treble can be aggressive
  • Loss of on-board controls to wired connection
Our Score 8

Sennheiser Urbanite Review

  • Incredibly detailed treble and midrange
  • Just the right boost in bass
  • Highly dynamic
  • Awesome stereo separation and soundstage
  • Comfortable and stylish
  • Headband lacks padding, can slip while active
  • No ¼-inch adapter included
Our Score 9.5