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Headphone reviews

We test 47 headphones in the CHOICE labs, including models from Beats by Dre, Bose, Sennheiser and more.

Last updated: 14th May 2015

We review 47 pairs of headphones and earphones priced from $70 to $550 in the CHOICE labs, including in-ear, on-ear and over-ear models, foldable models and headphones with built-in remote controls for iOS and Android.

We score headphones on:
  • sound quality (50%)
  • comfort and durability (35%)
  • audio enhancements (including wireless interference, functionality loss in powered headphones, acoustic leakage and passive noise cancelling (10%)
  • features (5%).

You can read more about how we test headphones, or get some more general advice in our headphones and earphones buying guide.

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