1. Shure SRH440

    Shure SRH440

    These cans might be full of energy, but we think they lack some subtlety where it's needed most

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    Available from £49.95
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  2. Panasonic RP-HJE350

    Panasonic RP-HJE350

    Sennheiser's cornered the affordable in-ear headphone market - can Panasonic's offering unseat the king from its throne?

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    Available from £12.89
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  3. Beyerdynamic DTX100

    Beyerdynamic DTX100

    Beyerdynamic already has some Award-winning earbuds in its DTX80s - and now it's going for the top spot once more

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  4. Griffin Tunebuds

    Griffin Tunebuds

    These buds are a cheap and definite improvment from the leaky, offensive bundled earphones supplied with an iPod

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    Available from £5.12
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  5. SoundMagic PL30

    SoundMagic PL30

    These budget buds are a real steal, make sure you can get a bargain and you'll be laughing

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    Available from £29.99
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  7. Klipsch Image S2

    Klipsch Image S2

    Klipsch as a good track record in buds, but these budget Image S2s let the side down, with poor sound and definition

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  8. Ultimate Ears Loudenough

    Ultimate Ears Loudenough

    They reduce the source volume, and therefore are suitable for children, but we found the sound clattery and ill-defined

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  9. Sennheiser MM60

    Sennheiser MM60

    Senneheiser's MM60s are open and controlled headphones, with a balanced sound. Remember they're open-backed though if you commute!

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  10. Bose Mobile On-ear Headset

    Bose Mobile On-ear Headset

    Even with the Bose tag, these on-ear cans are good, but only in a middling kind of way

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  11. Ultimate Ears MetroFi 170vi

    Ultimate Ears MetroFi 170vi

    If you like your bass deep, then these buds may just be for you - but be warned, they lack control and need some attack

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