Best Buys Headphones

In-ears up to £40

£35

Best in-ears up to £40, Awards 2013. A genuine no-compromise proposition for the money.

In ears £40-£80

£64

Best in-ears £40-£80, Awards 2013. Vocals sound particularly sweet through these smart Beyerdynamics.

In-ears £80-£150

£95

Best in-ears £80-£150, Awards 2013. Superior sounding buds for your portable or smartphone.

In-ears £150-£300

£200

Best in-ears £150-£300, Awards 2013. Could do with a bit more bass, but they really are the finest in-ears we’ve ever heard at this price

In-ears £300+

£600

Best in-ears £300+, Awards 2013. The IE 800s shine a light on Sennheiser’s entire operation. As headphones for your portable device, though, they’r

Portable on-ears up to £100

£130

Product of the Year, Awards 2013. Now even better value

Portable on-ears £100-£200

£160

Best portable on-ears £100-£200, Awards 2013. Never tiring, always pleasant, these are great cans

Portable on-ears £200-£300

£260

Best portable on-ears £200-£300, Awards 2013. Great looks, great sound, great headphones

Portable on-ears £300+

B&W P7
5
£330

Best portable on-ears £300+, Awards 2013. An ambitious pair of headphones for B&W, but that ambition pays off in spades

Home on-ears up to £150

£110

Best home on-ears up to £150, Awards 2013. Whatever you play, these Grados will make it sound superb

Home on-ears £150+

£250

Best home on-ears £150+, Awards 2013. Rousingly musical headphones with no obvious deficiencies

Noise-cancelling

£280

Best noise-cancelling headphones, Awards 2013. Commuting doesn't need to be hell with these effective noise-cancelling headphones

Wireless headphones

£250

Best wireless headphones, Awards 2013. The Philips cost a bit, but it’s a small price to pay for superb sound and Bluetooth functionality