The $69 Phiaton BonoBuds offer satisfying sound, but too many compromises come with the low price.
The Adidas FWD-02 are certainly cut from the same aesthetic cloth as the brand’s running shoes, but these buds lack audio quality.
The HyperX Cloud Mix Buds sound good, particularly for gaming, but the fit is imperfect and the tech issues are hard to ignore.
Sennheiser HD 560S over-ear headphones are built for budget-conscious audiophiles — because taking music listening seriously shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg.
The AKG Lyra USB-powered microphone is a great plug-and-play option and should be in every podcaster’s proverbial toolbox.
Despite falling short of ANC expectations, the 1More Evo offers premium sound and connectivity at a great price.
Sennheiser's next-gen flagship true wireless earbuds have a smaller design, are more affordable, have better ANC, and the same great sound
At $79, the Audio-Technica ATH-M20xBT over-ear wireless headphones make some feature and comfort compromises, but they offer decent sound and long battery life to keep music playing for days on end.
The Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones have arrived with better than ever performance in a more aerodynamic and eco-friendly design, but the launch price will be too high for some.
The JLab JBuds Air Pro are a bargain for fitness fanatics that want strong audio and battery life at a low price.
Astell & Kern's first pair of wireless earbuds deliver top-tier sound, but in terms of features they're not quite the full package.
The compact, portable Anker Soundcore 3 Bluetooth speaker has a bigger sound than we expected for the price, plus PartyCast connectivity to link and play on multiple speakers.
The 1More PistonBuds Pro disrupts the noise-cancelling wireless earbuds market with impressive ANC and sound at a great price.
The Denon AH-C830NCW are great-sounding wireless earbuds but they need greater feature support to compete with the market’s best all-rounders.
The Bowers & Wilkins Panorama 3 comes with Dolby Atmos support and delivers audiophile sound with movies and music
Spending money on a Bang & Olufsen product usually requires at least a little justification. Not so much in the case of the Beoplay HX over-ear headphones, though
Strong audio, ANC, and battery life place the Treblab Z7 Pro among the best cheap noise-cancelling headphones we've tested.
The Cleer Audio Alpha stands out as a cheaper Bose alternative with better sound, longer playtimes, and respectable noise cancellation.
The latest over-ear ANC headphones have good perceived value, great sound and enormous battery life, but is it enough to carry Technics all the way?
The Sennheiser CX Plus gets you flagship sound and surprisingly good noise cancellation for around half the price of the AirPods Pro.
The Sony LinkBuds WF-L900 have a distinctive open design to ensure wearers are always aware of their surroundings, but they earn more points for the eye-catching fashion form than their function.
The Tribit MoveBuds H1 has the power and energy to keep fitness fans moving, but its sonic abilities need toning.
The JLab Go Air Sport has plenty of bass energy and battery life to appease fitness fans on a budget, but don’t expect top sonic performance.
The Shure Aonic Free earbuds bring audiophile sound and passive noise reduction to rival more sophisticated designs with active noise cancelling tech.
The Adidas Z.N.E. 01 ANC is an admirable attempt at sporty wireless ANC earbuds, but the short battery life makes it a tough sell.
The Urbanista Los Angeles headphones deliver best-in-class playback time from a solar-powered charge and decent sound, but comfort and app control are compromised.
The $119 Jabra Elite 4 Active undercuts the competition with hi-res audio, quality noise neutralization, and waterproof protection.
Great value earbuds with dynamic and customizable sound but some advanced listening features could be better applied.