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We test 15 noise-cancelling headphones, including models from Bose, Sony, Harman Kardon and Panasonic.
Solitude doesn't come cheap, but your ears may thank you for some peace and quiet as we take a look at headphones that not only sound great, but also keep out unwanted noise.
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The overall score is made up of listening with noise-cancelling (NC) on (45%), listening quality (40%), listening with noise-cancelling (NC) off (10%) and ease of use (5%) scores.
This score is an assessment by a listening panel of the audio quality of the headphones when reproducing music, regardless of the noise cancelling or isolation effectiveness.
This measurement includes the cable and control unit.
We test the headphones/earphones for sound quality with noise-cancelling (NC) on.
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