Best In-ear headphones 2017

Product of the year

Best in-ear headphones £50-£100

Sennheiser Momentum M2 in-ear

“Easily one of the best pairs of earphones we’ve heard this year”

Best buys

Best in-ear headphones under £50

Beyerdynamic Byron

“There’s simply more to hear with the Byrons”

Best in-ear headphones £100-£300

Shure SE425

“Let’s not beat around the bush, eh? These are fantastic. Five stars”

Best in-ear headphones £300+


“Give these premium in-ears an audition just as soon as you can”

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