Best High-Fidelity Headphones for 2018


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Sennheiser HD800

Enduring quality for exquisite tastes

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
Top-notch engineering, highly accurate sound, and a super comfy over-ear design keep the Sennheiser HD800 headphones at the top of our list of high-fidelity headphones.



Beyerdynamic T90

Pricey but remarkably accurate sound

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
The T90 is very comfortable to wear for long periods and its sound quality measures up well against headphones that cost $1,000.



Audeze Sine

Planar magnetic driven excellence

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
The swanky, sturdily built Audeze Sine is among the smallest and most affordable headphones to use planar magnetic drivers, revealing a very spacious sound in a closed-back design.



Sony MDR Z7

High-end Sonys worth the cost

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
The Sony MDR-Z7 can go toe to toe with top audiophile models—and it better, considering it costs $700.



Beyerdynamic DT 770 Studio

Audiophile sound without the pricetag

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
The Beyerdynamic DT 770 Studio is an excellent pair of monitor headphones for a good price.



Oppo PM-3

Groundbreaking planar magnetism

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
The Oppo PM-3 is an affordable, attractive planar magnetic headphone optimized for use with mobile devices. They deliver high-fidelity sound and come with a nice carrying case and a bonus smartphone cable.



Audio Technica ATH-MSR7

Low-priced, high-resolution headphone

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
Available in a few different colors, the ATH-MSR7 is a premium closed-back headphone with highly detailed sound and a tough housing.



HiFiMan HE-400i

Full-sized planar-magnetic headphone

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
The HiFiMan HE-400is a sound compromise for anyone looking to own a pair of budget-friendly planar-magnetic headphones.



Grado Prestige Series SR325e

Spacious, open-sounding imaging

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
The sturdily built Grado Prestige Series SR325e headphones offer very clear, detailed sound and spacious stereo imaging thanks to the open-back design.



Ultrasone Signature Pro

German-made, Mercedes-class headphones

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
The Signature Pro ($1,299) is one Ultrasone’s top-of-the-line models and its sound quality reflects that pedigree.



Bowers & Wilkins P7

One of the best luxury headphones you can buy

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
The company’s current flagship headphone has a comfortable over-the-ear design and offers richer, more detailed sound than the step-down P5.



Sennheiser HD 598

Highly dynamic and detailed range

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
With a stylish makeover, the Sennheiser HD 598 updates a classic with lush materials, precision sound quality and a wide-open soundstage.



Sennheiser HD 700

Best large audiophile headphones

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
The perennial Sennheiser HD 700 is a large, full-size audiophile headphone with a wide-open sound profile and transparency that sounds great on digital music players.



Shure SRH1840 Professional

High comfort for long listens

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
The rugged Shure SRH1840 Professional feature the company’s extra-comfy earpads and a wide sound stage that will surely thrill demanding listeners.



Grado Prestige Series SR80e

Retro looks and impressive sound

Editors’ Rating : 9.3
Design : 10Features : 9Performance : 9
The Grado SR80e headphones offer impressive sound for the modest $100 price and are comfortable to wear, especially for an on-ear model. Thanks to the open-back design, stereo imaging is more spacious and natural.



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