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Updated: Apr 24, 2017 05:16
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alaScore 100

Sony MDR-1000X

When Sony announced their new Noise Cancelling headphones to a small group of media in Berlin ahead of the annual IFA tech show they made some big claims, big claims – we've taken these top-of-the-line headphones for a solid test on some around the...

33 expert reviews | 31 user reviews

alaScore 99

Bose QuietComfort 35

Bluetooth meets best-in-class noise canceling: the Bose QuietComfort 35 is the ultimate noise canceling wireless headphone you can buy right now.

41 expert reviews | 326 user reviews

alaScore 99

Apple AirPods

When Apple launched the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, a lot people were expecting it to announce new wireless headphones from Beats, which it acquired last year, and a wireless version of its EarPods that rumor had it would be called AirPods.

42 expert reviews | 18 user reviews

alaScore 98

Beats by Dr. Dre PowerBeats3 Wireless

Good sound quality The cords don't get in the way Easy to store in bag Stay in your ear. I have others that I have paid a fair amount for that keep falling out of my ears. Easy to keep clean. Connects quickly and easily to my Iphone whether using...

11 expert reviews | 15 user reviews

alaScore 98

Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2

Great sound quality and extra features especially for its price point. Very comfortable on your ears. Noise cancelling great feature but still doesn't drown out all the excess noise in a busy office space but surprisingly worked well for that purpose...

23 expert reviews | 37 user reviews

alaScore 97

Beats by Dr. Dre BeatsX

The funky wireless AirPods got all the attention when Apple unveiled it alongside the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus on September 7, but it was only part of the company's new headphones lineup. It also showcased three new wireless headphones from its Beats brand:...

6 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

alaScore 97

Focal Listen

French company Focal's closed-back, over-ear headphone is designed for mobile use and delivers excellent sound for $250.

9 expert reviews

alaScore 97

Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless

While it doesn't quite eclipse the less-expensive Bose, the Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless headphone is comfortable and feature packed, and performs very well.

19 expert reviews | 37 user reviews

alaScore 96


Despite a few small downsides, AKG's $250 on-ear active noise-canceling headphone sounds great and is a worthy alternative to Bose's top-selling QuietComfort 25.

25 expert reviews | 70 user reviews

alaScore 96

Beats by Dr. Dre Solo3 Wireless

Beats have had a huge following for many years – almost a cult of high-profile celebrities as well as the enthusiast buyer. Under Apple's ownership things haven't changed much overall, but the refinements being made are making Beats a genuine force...

14 expert reviews | 20 user reviews

alaScore 96

Bose QuietControl 30

You've probably seen plenty of people wearing neckband-style wireless headphones, which LG pioneered with its top-selling Tone series. But think of Bose's upcoming QuietControl 30, which ships this September, as the ultimate neckband-style Bluetooth...

7 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

alaScore 95

Sony h.ear on Wireless NC MDR-100ABN

for a wireless headphone, especially if used with a media player that is capable of playing high resolution music. Battery life is also very good, easily lasting the 15 hours of a non-stop flight from Melbourne to LA. And even if the battery does run...

11 expert reviews | 84 user reviews

alaScore 95

Plantronics BackBeat Sense

They aren't called Sense for nothing, you know

31 expert reviews | 69 user reviews


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