1. Beyerdynamic T51i

    Beyerdynamic T51i

    Best portable on-ears £200-£300, Awards 2014. A most excellent pair of on-ear headphones. You must give these a listen.

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    Available from £244.95
  2. Sony MDR-1RNC

    Sony MDR-1RNC

    High in luxury, with slightly mixed noise-cancelling

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    Available from £209.9
  3. PSB M4U2

    PSB M4U2

    PSB’s first headphones are truly brilliant – hear them now!

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    Available from £269.1
  4. Sony XBA-4iP

    Sony XBA-4iP

    The best Sony headphones we’ve heard in years

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    Available from £272.78
  5. Shure SE535

    Shure SE535

    At first glance these Shure buds seem expensive, but if you've got the cash then they're worth investigating

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    Available from £273
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  7. Bose QuietComfort 15

    Bose QuietComfort 15

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

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    Available from £254.97
  8. Jabra PRO 9465 Headset

    Jabra PRO 9465 Headset

    Available from £271.53
  9. Plantronics Savi W730 Earset
    Available from £223
  10. Plantronics Savi W710 Headset
    Available from £249.43