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Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Headphone reviews. We review different types of Headphones. Our Headphone reviews will help you decide what Headphone is best for you.

Consumer Reports Headphone reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our Headphone ratings where you will see our Headphone reviews on Design, Noise reduction, Sound quality, Sensitivity and Type. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of Headphones that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the Headphone you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the Headphone's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a Headphone. We also have up to date Headphone blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and Headphone news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

Headphone Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsBose QuietComfort 20i Reviews
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Bose QuietComfort 20i
Type: Portable headphones
Summary: Portable noise canceling isolating ear-insert earphones that come with three pairs of "Stayhear + tip" ear bowl support earpieces of various sizes, USB charging cable, shirt clip, and a carrying case.
 
 
The Bose QuietComfort 20i Headphone has the following features: Weight (oz.), Cable length (in.), Battery type, Plug type, Works with noise reduction off, Integrated microphone, Call connect/disconnect control, Integrated volume control, Integrated player control, Monitor function (mute), Battery life (hrs.), Battery recharge time (hrs.), Low battery indicator, Warranty (mos.): parts/labor, Additional features and Included accessories.
ratingsScosche IDR655m Reviews
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Scosche IDR655m
Type: Portable stereo headphones
Summary: Portable isolating iPod/iPhone-centric ear-insert earphones that come with carrying pouch and 6 pairs of ear piece covers of various sizes and types.
 
 
The Scosche IDR655m Headphone has the following features: Cord length (in.), Weight (oz.), Integrated microphone, Call connect/disconnect control, Integrated volume control, Integrated function control, Warranty: parts, labor (mos.), Additional features, Included accessories and Plug type.
ratingsbeats by dre Studio Wireless Reviews
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beats by dre Studio Wireless
Type: Wireless home/studio style headphones
Summary: Home/studio-style Bluetooth wireless noise-canceling closed over-ear headphones that come with a carrying case, detachable audio cable with built-in mic and answer/player control button for iPhone/iPod/iPad, and smartphone use, detachable standard audio cable, USB charging cable, and AC adapter.
 
 
The beats by dre Studio Wireless Headphone has the following features: Weight (oz.), Cable length (in.), Battery type, Plug type, Integrated microphone, Call connect/disconnect control, Integrated volume control, Integrated player control, Detachable cable, Noise canceling unit in earpiece, Battery life (hrs.), Battery recharge time (hrs.), Low battery indicator, Warranty (mos.): parts/labor, Additional features and Included accessories.
ratingsbeats by dre Beats urBeats Reviews
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beats by dre Beats urBeats
Type: Portable stereo headphones
Summary: Portable isolating ear-insert earphones that come with four pairs of ear pieces of various sizes and a storage pouch.
 
 
The beats by dre Beats urBeats Headphone has the following features: Cord length (in.), Weight (oz.), Integrated microphone, Call connect/disconnect control, Integrated volume control, Integrated function control, Warranty: parts, labor (mos.), Additional features, Included accessories and Plug type.
ratingsPhiaton Chord MS 530 Reviews
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Phiaton Chord MS 530
Type: Wireless home/studio style headphones
Summary: Home/studio-style noise-canceling, closed, wireless Bluetooth on-ear headphones that come with a detachable audio cable with built-in volume control (for any audio device) and microphone, and answer/player control button for iPhone/iPod/iPad and smartphone use, a USB charging cable, a mini-plug-to-airplane-jack adapter, and a carrying pouch.
 
 
The Phiaton Chord MS 530 Headphone has the following features: Weight (oz.), Cable length (in.), Battery type, Plug type, Works with noise reduction off, Integrated microphone, Call connect/disconnect control, Integrated volume control, Integrated player control, Detachable cable, Noise canceling unit in earpiece, Battery life (hrs.), Battery recharge time (hrs.), Low battery indicator, Warranty (mos.): parts/labor, Additional features and Included accessories.