The JLab Epic Air Sport ANC (2nd Gen) are a solid upgrade that welcomes cool wireless features and enhanced audio, though they drop the ball on ANC.
At $799, the Focal Bathys are a bargain for audio purists desiring the best audio performance, though ANC could be stronger at the price.
Hitting the right note with budget and style-conscious music fans, but the half in-ear design won't suit all.
The Nothing Ear (1)’s transparent design will grab your attention, but it’s the comfy fit, balanced sound, useful features and low price that will hold it.
Bowers & Wilkins Px8 are $699 luxury Bluetooth headphones aimed at those who take music listening seriously.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro delivers high-end sound and superb ANC make these an essential audio companion for Galaxy smartphone owners.
Apple's AirPods 2 brought wireless charging and hands-free Siri into the mix with longer call times and clearer audio.
Adaptive sound, smarter ANC, and a refreshed design make the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds 2 the best-ever wireless earbuds for noise cancellation.
The Sennheiser IE 600 earbuds are a charm and delight, but at $699 you'll need to have very pockets.
Impressive ANC, satisfying sound, and lengthy playback times make these over-ear headphones a real bargain at $149.
The AirPods Pro are the ultimate wireless earbuds, with active noise cancelling, a better fit and resistance to sweat.
With solid upgrades to design, functionality, and sound, the Apple AirPods 3 come up slightly short of perfection. But they're still highly recommended.
Expectations are high given the brand's headphone heritage, but with mediocre ANC performance these earbuds are beaten by price rivals elsewhere.
The $69 EarFun Air S deliver an energetic sound, but poor touch controls and battery life may be too significant to overlook.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus offer stellar battery life, impressive sound and a great fit for less than the price of AirPods.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live offer great sound quality and battery life for the price, but those seeking true wireless ANC earbuds should look elsewhere.
The $149 Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 is a solid sequel that upholds most of the series’ hallmarks, but ignores its biggest flaws.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds offer great sound, more than 5 hours of battery life and near-instantaneous pairing, all in a stylish, comfortable pair of buds.
Despite its flaws, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are solid wireless earbuds with dynamic sound, improved ANC, and cool exclusive features.
Great sound and industry-leading battery life make this a strong contender that deserves to be on anyone's ANC headphone shortlist.
Google's Pixel Buds Pro are a respectable noise-canceller with great sound and best-ever Google Assistant integration, but fit and functionality could be better at the price.
Equipped with powerful specs and impressive ANC, the Jabra Elite 85t is a stellar-sounding sequel in Jabra’s critically beloved series.
The Lypertek PurePlay Z5 earbuds don’t have great ANC, but they do offer excellent sound quality and useful app control for a fair asking price.
The $39 OnePlus Nord Buds undercut rivals to deliver impressive performance as good as some $100 earbuds.
Priced at $79, Anker's Soundcore Sport X10 earbuds are a sweet deal for those who want bold sound, customizable fit, and fitness-friendly features.