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Best wired headphones 2021

Product of the year

Best wired on-ear headphones £200-£400

Grado SR325x

These open-backed headphones are the ones to beat at this level

Best buys

Best wired on-ear headphones under £100

Austrian Audio Hi-X15

Talented and affordable wired headphones for the home

Best wired on-ear headphones £100-£200

Grado SR80x

Frontrunners in the budget wired headphones field

Best wired on-ear headphones over £400

Beyerdynamic Amiron

Comfortable over-ears with sound of the highest quality

Best wired in-ear headphones under £50

SoundMagic E11C

These remain a great pair of budget headphones

Best wired in-ear headphones £50-£100

Klipsch T5M Wired

An affordable and talented pair of earbuds

Best wired in-ear headphones over £100

Shure Aonic 3

Sensational wired in-ear headphones

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