Awards 2016


On-ear headphones - Product of the year

Best portable on-ear headphones under £100


“The Y50s don’t put a foot wrong as a pair of portable cans - and they’re now even more affordable”
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On-ear headphones - Best Buys

Best portable on-ear headphones £100-£200

Philips Fidelio M1Mk2

“We really like the Philips Fidelio M1MKIIs, they’re everything we could hope for”
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Best portable on-ear headphones £200+

Sennheiser Momentum 2.0

“Portable, desirable and blessed with brilliant sound - the Momentum 2.0s are a cut above the competition”
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Best home on-ear headphones under £100


“AKG has struck gold – the K92s are the best value headphones we’ve heard this year”
Best home on-ear headphones £100-£200

AKG K550

“Rousingly musical headphones with no obvious deficiencies”
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Best home on-ear headphones £200-£400

Grado SR325e

“The musical, detailed sound of the Grados makes them a truly top buy”
Best home on-ear headphones £400+

Beyerdynamic T1 (2nd Generation)

“The second generation T1s are truly convincing performers”
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