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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 Type, Sound quality, Design, Sensitivity and Noise reduction. 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

ratingsBowers & Wilkins P3 Reviews
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Bowers & Wilkins P3
Type: Portable stereo headphones
Summary: Portable, closed on-ear headphones that come with a detachable standard audio cable, a detachable alternate audio cable with built-in remote and mic for iPod/iPhone connections, and a carrying case.
 
 
The Bowers & Wilkins P3 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.
ratingsKoss KEB40 Reviews
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Koss KEB40
Type: Portable stereo headphones
Summary: Portable isolating ear-insert earphones that come with three pairs of ear pieces in various sizes.
 
 
The Koss KEB40 Headphone has the following features: Cord length (in.), Weight (oz.), Warranty: parts, labor (mos.), Additional features, Included accessories and Plug type.
ratingsSkullcandy 50/50 Reviews
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Skullcandy 50/50
Type: Portable stereo headphones
Summary: Portable isolating iPod/iPhone-centric ear-insert earphones that come with carrying case and three pairs of ear pieces of various sizes.
 
 
The Skullcandy 50/50 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.
ratingsAfterShokz Bluez AS300 Reviews
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AfterShokz Bluez AS300
Type: Wireless portable stereo headphones
Summary: Portable wireless Bluetooth open earphones that use bone-conduction technology and come with a USB charging cable, removable tension neckband, and carrying case.
 
 
The AfterShokz Bluez AS300 Headphone has the following features: 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.
ratingsBose SIE2i Reviews
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Bose SIE2i
Type: Portable stereo headphones
Summary: Portable non-isolating earbud earphones with an in-line remote control and mic for iPhone/iPod/iPad connections. Comes with an MP3 player/phone sports arm band (sized to fit the iPhone 4/4s and many other music players), three pairs of "Stayhear Tip" ear bowl support ear pieces of various sizes, an audio extension cable, and a shirt clip.
 
 
The Bose SIE2i 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.