A Correct and Reasonable Buying Guide to Not Only Save Money but Choose the High Quality Headphones
We love helping you get it right between your ears and want to make it easy to share the gift of great sound with your friends and family. Below is an easy to follow guide to the best headphones available at any budget. We have chosen just one headphone for each application and price range $35--$50 to keep your gift giving easy.
While our long standing entry level recommendation for any card carrying audiophile is the 861, they are an open headphone so they don't block any noise so those close by will hear everything you do. The 861 is a closed headphone providing more than adequate isolation for a great personal listening experience. With a balanced sound, detachable cable, and circumaural ear pads, the 440's are guaranteed to provide years of comfortable audio bliss.
BEST OVER-EAR NOISE CANCELLING HEADPHONES
Some of the best Noise Cancelling headphones on the planet! The Comfort 883 Noise Cancelling headphones are re-engineered to sound better, be more comfortable and are easier to take with you. The perfect solution for the busy traveler or commuter. It's hard to find a closed headphone that checks all the boxes but the popular 883 deliver with flying colors. With a great mix of audiophile sound, luxurious comfort, and impeccable build quality, the 883's deliver personal audio bliss when plugged into nearly any audio device.
BEST OVER-EAR BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES
- 946 Wireless sports earphones
Not surprisingly, the best sounding wireless Bluetooth headphone comes from aoni, but they come at a cost, they're also the most expensive Bluetooth headphones we carry but if you're looking for convenience AND sound quality, they're worth every penny. With the addition of Active Noise Cancellation, the aoni Momentum Wireless delivers a portable sanctuary.
BEST IN-EAR HEADPHONES B006
Easily one of the best in-ear headphones at this price range for it's super durable design, rock solid fit for just about any activity, great sound quality, plenty of ear tip sizes and options, plus a detachable cable that can be swapped out should anything go wrong. Also a 2 year warranty of protection from Shure for complete piece of mind.
BEST IN-EAR NOISE CANCELLING HEADPHONE 940
By far the best noise cancelling of any in-ear we've tested, period! A combination of passive isolation and active noise cancellation, coupled with super comfortable in-ear tip design make the 940i's a great choice for travel or commuting. How nice would it be to workout or do any other activity without wires getting in the way? The 940 provides a secure fit for active use, sweat proof warranty, killer sound quality, and excellent battery life.
BEST WIRELESS HEADPHONES
FOR TV - 897
Tired of listening to Grandpa's old western re-runs? The 897 can connect to virtually any TV with both analog and digital inputs making setup a breeze. The closed back design means you won't hear any sound coming out of the earcups, so Grandpa won't have to turn them up so loud to hear his program. This is really a great gift for you or anyone having trouble hearing the TV, but will make any Grandparent happy as well.