Best Over-the-Ear Headphones for 2018


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Sony MDR-1A

Best fitting over-ear with rich sound

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
The MDR-1A are just as comfortable around your neck as they are on your head, and their premium sound is suitable for all music genres.



Sony WH-1000XM2

Sony’s top noise-cancelling headphone matches Bose for best

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
The Sony WH-1000XM2 has some small but important improvements over its predecessor, including better battery life and a lower price tag.



Bose QuietComfort 35 II

The already excellent Bose QuietComfort 35 II gets a touch better

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
The top-rated QC35 adds a direct connection to Google Assistant.



V-Moda Crossfade 2 Wireless

V-Moda takes its Bluetooth headphone to the next level

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
The Crossfade 2 Wireless is a sturdy, excellent sounding wireless headphone that sounds even slightly better in wired mode.



Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Premium wireless sound for a premium price

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
If you can afford the Momentum Wireless’ $500 price tag, you’re getting a great-sounding and comfortable Bluetooth headphone with premium build quality.



Bowers & Wilkins PX

B&W’s first noise-canceling headphone rocks high-end looks, sweet sound

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
The Bowers & Wilkins PX headphone has a sturdy design and impressive sound quality.



B&O Play by Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

Sweet-sounding and comfortable

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
B&O Play’s BeoPlay H4 may be the company’s entry-level Bluetooth headphone, but it delivers a good listening experiencing.



Sennheiser Momentum 2.0

Sequel gains comfort and better sound

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
This time around, the new Momentums altered the design to increase its overall comfort.



Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Value alternative to QuietComfort 35

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
Don’t want to pay big bucks for a ‘premium’ wireless noise-canceling headphone? The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 may be your best bet.



Grado Prestige Series SR325e

Clear detail but not for bass lovers

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
The sturdily built Grado Prestige Series SR325e headphones offer very clear, detailed sound and spacious stereo imaging thanks to the open-back design.



Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless

A luxury headphone that looks as good as it sounds

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
If you like the signature sound — and design — of Bowers and Wilkins headphones, you’re going to really like the P7 Wireless.



Audio Technica ATH-MSR7

Low-price, high-resolution headphones

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
The Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7 is the company’s killer step-up model that can go toe-to-toe with even the best over-ear headphones.



Focal Listen

‘Phones bring audiophile sound, reasonable price into focus

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
French company Focal’s closed-back, over-ear headphone is designed for mobile use and delivers excellent sound for $250.



V-Moda Crossfade M-100

Beautiful headphone sounds even better

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
An Editors’ Choice winner in all respects, V-Moda’s flagship headphones hit hard with a dynamic aural impact.



Sony MDR-7506 headphones

Around since 1991 and still great

Editors’ Rating : 8.7
Design : 9Features : 8Sound : 9Value : 8
They’ve been around since 1991, but the Sony MDR-7506s are still great sounding — and fitting — headphones for less than $100.



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  • Neodymium magnets and 40mm drivers for powerful, detailed sound
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Product Group
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Product Type Subcategory
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Size
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