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Best in-ear headphones 2022: budget to premium

Best in-ear headphones Buying Guide: Welcome to What Hi-Fi?'s round-up of the best in-ear headphones you can buy in 2022.

Are your current in-ear headphones falling apart? Do you need a new pair to partner with your smartphone or tablet? This is the page for you.

If you haven't thought of upgrading your in-ear headphones before, now could be a perfect time. Our list of hand-picked pairs proves you don't have to spend a fortune to enjoy superb sound quality.

How to choose the best in-ear headphones for you

First of all, you need to decide how much you are willing to spend but also bear in mind how you are going to use your new in-ear headphones.

Are you going to plug them into a smartphone or will they be used with a premium portable music player packed with hi-res music? You can go the wired route, but there's always the wireless option should you want a bit more convenience from your in-ears.

Compared with over-ear headphones that can look and feel big and bulky, the best in-ear earphones offer a more discreet listening experience, while the use of eartips tends to deliver decent levels of isolation from the outside world. So, you will also want to ensure the in-ear headphones you go for (and the tips you get with them) are comfortable. And, if you want to block out more of the outside world, you might want to consider a pair of noise-cancelling in-ear headphones too.

There's a pair of in-ears for everyone on this list, including budget wired headphones and premium models, plus noise-cancelling headphones and wireless headphones, too. Rest assured, we have tested all the in-ear headphones mentioned below, which is why you can be confident they are all up to the job. Check the most recent pricing to bag a possible discount and also don't forget our page dedicated to the best headphone deals.

Best in-ear headphones: Klipsch T5M Wired

The T5M Wired are an extremely comfortable and wonderfully musical pair of in-ear headphones. (Image credit: Klipsch)
Superb in-ear headphones with an attractive price tag and a wired connection.

Specifications

Connector: 3.5mm
Cable length: n/a
In-line remote and mic: Yes
OS support: Android/iOS
Bluetooth: No
Noise-cancelling: No
Sensitivity: 98dB
Weight: 11.6g

Reasons to buy

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Impressive, comfortable fit
+
Detailed, dynamic sound
+
Even tonal balance

Reasons to avoid

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Can generate cable noise
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No volume control

Klipsch has form when it comes to excellent, affordable in-ear headphones. First it was the R6i IIs that stole all the headlines, but for now it's the T5M Wired causing a stir. Not only are they extremely comfortable, they are also some of the most musical buds we have heard in this price bracket.

Each bud houses a 5mm dynamic driver and features a soft silicone ear tip that offers a great seal that ensures good noise isolation. The rugged cable feels tough enough to withstand the rigours of a daily commute and there's an in-line mic and one-button control, so they will work with most smartphones. While not positioned as 'sporty', they are IPX4 sweat- and water-resistant.

Any negatives? Well, they can generate cable noise if you don't use the supplied clothing clip, and the one-button control doesn't allow for volume adjustment. But overall, the Klipschs combine detailed and dynamic sound with great build quality, meaning they are a stellar product for the money.

Read the full review: Klipsch T5M Wired

Best in-ear headphones: SoundMagic E11C

On the hunt for cheap and extremely cheerful in-ear headphones? The E11C fit the bill perfectly.
A budget pair of in-ear headphones, offering excellent value for money.

Specifications

Connector: 3.5mm
Cable length: 1.2m
In-line remote and mic: Yes
Bluetooth: No
Noise-cancelling: No
Sensitivity: 112dB
Weight: 11g

Reasons to buy

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Entertaining sound
+
Remote and mic
+
Easy to drive

Reasons to avoid

-
Timing isn't perfect

The SoundMagic E11C headphones are the latest addition to a range that represents one of the more surprising success stories of recent years. Founded in 2005, a relative flash in the pan compared with many audio companies, SoundMagic rose from obscurity to multiple-Award winners, most notably with its budget in-ear headphone range.

The E11Cs deliver a snug fit and a well-balanced, fun and energetic sound. With an updated 10mm dynamic driver and a silver-plated copper cable, they are great value for money too. Sound is warm and there's decent depth to the bass, which is topped with a clear and crisp midrange. It's also worth noting that their high sensitivity (112dB) means that the E11Cs can deliver plenty of volume. 

Functionality is kept simple with a remote and mic on the cable for the left earphone. It’s a standard three-button job, so it should work with Apple and Android smartphones, giving you volume and stop/start functionality. Given the price, it's hard to find fault with these excellent budget buds.

Read the full review: SoundMagic E11C

Best in-ear headphones: Shure Aonic 3

These excellent in-ears deliver a sophisticated performance that justifies their price tag. (Image credit: Shure)
You'll struggle to find a better pair of wired in-ear headphones at this price.

Specifications

Connector: 3.5mm
Cable length: 1.27m
In-line remote and mic: Yes
Bluetooth: No
Noise-cancelling: No
Sensitivity: 108dB
Weight: 20.4g

Reasons to buy

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Awesome dynamics and musicality
+
Insightful and balanced sound
+
Lightweight and comfortable

Reasons to avoid

-
Understated sound

Shure has plenty of experience with wired in-ear headphones, and it shines through in the Aonic 3s. They are comfy and lightweight for starters. The headphone cable hooks over the top of your ears and keeps them secure at all times - there is a slight knack to getting the swivelling buds in place, though.

Nine different eartip choices allow for excellent isolation, while an in-line remote and mic can control your tunes and answer calls.

And the Shures absolutely nail sound quality. They are dynamic, detailed and their sense of rhythm and timing needs to be heard. We can't think of any pair of in-ear headphones at this price that comes close.

Read the full review: Shure Aonic 3

Best in-ear headphones: Sennheiser IE 900

Use these high-end in-ear headphones with an outboard DAC and good quality files for the best results. (Image credit: Sennheiser)
Sennheiser's flagship in-ear headphones set high standards.

Specifications

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Connector: 3.5mm, 2.5mm, 4.4mm
Cable length: 1.2m
In-line remote and mic: No
Bluetooth: No
Noise-cancelling: No
Sensitivity: 123dB
Weight: 4g (each)

Reasons to buy

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Detailed, articulate sound
+
Refined yet entertaining presentation
+
Clever engineering

Reasons to avoid

-
Cable transmits noise
-
No in-line remote

Sennheiser’s IE 900 in-ear headphones will appeal to purists who want to get the best audio possible from a high-quality source. They come packaged like premium in-ear headphones with six ear tip options and three cables with a choice of normal 3.5mm and balanced 2.5mm and 4.4mm connectors. The only thing they don't have is an in-line remote.

Sennheiser's engineers have chosen to go with a single driver rather than the more fashionable multiple unit approach that many rivals take and it is made with rigidity and low resonance in mind. And the results are fantastic. They are impressively clear and open sounding, able to dig deep into the production of a recording. They sound confident and insightful too, revealing layers of low-level information and organising every track they are faced with into a structured and cohesive whole.

Partner these in-ear headphones with a high-quality outboard DAC, such as the Chord Mojo and use good quality files and you will hear just why the IE 900s justify their hefty price tag.

Read the full Sennheiser IE 900 review

Best in-ear headphones: Sony WF-1000XM4

The Sony's are fantastic wireless in-ear headphones and they perform well across the board. (Image credit: Sony)
Sensational in-ear headphones with excellent noise-cancelling and Bluetooth connectivity.

Specifications

OS support: Android/iOS
Bluetooth: Yes
Noise-cancelling: Yes
Battery life: 8 hours (24 hours with charging case)
Finishes: 2

Reasons to buy

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Clear, detailed bass performance
+
Wonderful sense of musicality
+
Comfortable
+
Class-leading battery life

Reasons to avoid

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Missing Sony’s Multipoint feature
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Lacking ear tip choices
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No aptX HD

The WF-1000XM4 produce one of the most dynamic, detailed and balanced performances we have heard from a pair of wireless in-ear headphones. Bass notes are crisply defined and ooze texture, while vocals sound refined and extremely natural. They deliver tunes with an infectious sense of musicality that keeps you coming back for more. And you will have plenty of time to be entertained thanks to the class-leading eight-hour battery life.

The Sonys are comfortable to wear too and you get great noise isolation from the ear tips and fantastic noise cancelling from Sony's Integrated Processor V1.

IPX4 water resistance comes as part of the WF-1000XM4 package, as does Sony's clever Headphones Connect app for iOS and Android and clever features such as Quick Attention and Speak-To-Chat which both allow you to have a conversation without removing the earbuds. If you want a fantastic pair of in-ear headphones that wont tangle you up in wires, you need to try these Sonys.

Read the full review: Sony WF-1000XM4

Best in-ear headphones: Panasonic RZ-S500W

Panasonic's in-ears aren't quite a match for the Sonys above, but they're a more affordable option. (Image credit: Panasonic)
A hugely talented and affordable pair of in-ear headphones.

Specifications

Bluetooth version: 5.0
Noise-cancelling: Yes
Battery life: 6.5 hours (+ 13 hours from charging case)
Charging: USB-C
Built-in mic and controls: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Expansive detailed presentation
+
Excellent noise cancelling
+
Superb touch controls

Reasons to avoid

-
Fit could be an issue for some

Panasonic isn't a brand that immediately springs to mind when you think of in-ear headphones. But perhaps it should be. The RZ-S500W are the company's first foray into wireless noise-cancelling and they are sensational performers for the money.

Specification is thorough, with noise-cancelling tech, an Ambient Mode, twin mics for voice calls, and battery life that totals 19.5 hours (6.5hrs from the buds and 13hrs from the charging case). A 15-minute USB-C quick-charge can deliver 70 minutes of playback. The touch controls on each bud are responsive and intuitive, allowing you to control your music and switch between noise-cancelling modes with zero fuss. 

You also get five sizes of ear tips to help with fit. We found this a little hit and miss, so we would definitely experiment and consider mixing the sizes if it means getting a more secure fit.

Both noise-cancelling and sound quality are excellent. There is plenty of agility through the low end and loads of texture across the frequencies. Music sounds clear and there's a great deal of refinement on show, which is to be welcomed at this price level. To sum up, these Panasonic in-ear earphones are superb for the money.

Read the full review: Panasonic RZ-S500W

Best in-ear headphones: Sony WF-C500

These Sonys are easy to use, easy on your wallet and boast sound quality that's easy to get behind. (Image credit: Sony)
Sony's no-frills Bluetooth in-ear headphones really hit the spot.

Specifications

Type: In-ear
Wireless: Yes
Battery life: 20 hours
Noise-cancelling: No
Waterproof rating: IPX4
3.5mm connector: No
Weight: 5.4g per bud

Reasons to buy

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Compact and comfortable design
+
Spirited, well-balanced sound
+
Fine control app

Reasons to avoid

-
Ordinary battery life
-
Slightly small-scale sound
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Numerous serious rivals

Think of Sony's WF-C500 wireless earbuds as a no-frills version of the WF-1000XM4 found further up this page. They deliver a lot of what makes those in-ear headphones a success for a fraction of the money although you do have to sacrifice a feature or two – noise-cancelling, for example.

These in-ears are good for running and sports, thanks to their IPX4 rating, and you also get ‘fast pair’ connectivity with Android devices and ‘swift pair’ with Windows 10 PCs.

Typically for Sony in-ears, the sound is nicely balanced. There is also loads of midrange detail on show. What you are presented with is a cohesive and musical package.

Battery life is 10 hours from the buds themselves, which should be plenty for most; the case provides just another 10 hours, so the total battery life can be bettered by some rivals. But, if you are after a great sub-£100 pair of earbuds, the Sony WF-C500 should definitely be considered.

Read the full Sony WF-C500 review

Best in-ear headphones: Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3

These Sennheisers are up there with the Sony XM4 as the best wireless in-ear headphones on the market right now. (Image credit: Sennheiser)
Impressive in-ear headphones with serious wireless skills.

Specifications

Bluetooth: aptX Adaptive, aptX, AAC, SBC
Noise-cancelling: Yes
Battery life: 7hrs (28hrs with charging case)
Charging: USB-C
Built-in mic and controls: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Spacious, refined and insightful sound
+
aptX Adaptive Bluetooth support
+
Nicely priced

Reasons to avoid

-
Earpieces slightly cheaper looking
-
Pick up wind noise

There are wireless in-ear headphones that have proven consistently commendable over the years and the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless fall into that group. 

Now into their third generation, these Bluetooth in-ears boast sound quality good enough to trouble the class-leaders, a competitive specification sheet that offers great battery life (28 hours), Bluetooth codec support (aptX Adaptive), and the bonus of extra in-app personalisation features. The price tag is competitive too.

They are nice and comfortable and feature a small rubber lip that ever so slightly pokes up from the housing to help them nestle into your ear. They also deliver one of the most spacious and refined performances in the market and active noise cancellation that can give rival in-ear headphones from Bose and Sony a decent run for their money.

Read the full Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 review

Best in-ear headphones: Shure Aonic Free

The only real downside here is the lack of noise-cancelling, but if it's not vital, The Shures will serve you well. (Image credit: Shure)
Shure's Bluetooth-packing in-ear headphones are a a huge hit.

Specifications

Bluetooth support: aptX, SBC, AAC
Noise-cancelling: No
Battery life: 7 hours (buds); 21 hours (total)
Charging: USB-C
Built-in mic and controls: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Accurate, clear presentation
+
Analytical and spacious
+
Intuitive app

Reasons to avoid

-
Case is bulky

Look past the slightly bulky design and lack of noise cancelling and there is plenty to love about Shure’s first true wireless in-ear headphones. 

The earpieces fit securely with the aid of premium comply memory foam tips (you get three sizes to choose from). Unlike a number of rivals, there aren't any touch-capacitive controls to get to grips with here. Instead, you will find a single tactile button on the top edge of both earbuds. The buttons are easy to find and you control the buds through combinations of single, double and triple-presses. The accompanying ShurePlus Play App is slick, intuitive, reliable and offers a number of performance tweaks including seven, yes seven, EQ presets.

The Sony XM4s (above) sound a bit more fun, but the Shure Aonic Free sound precise and major in analysis. You are treated to an expansive, clear presentation across the frequencies. Music sounds layered, emotive and allows you to celebrate every nuance in your chosen source material.

Read the full review: Shure Aonic Free

Best in-ear headphones: Bose QuietComfort Earbuds

These Bose in-ears boast some of the best noise-cancelling in the business. (Image credit: Bose)
Fantastic in-ear headphones with brilliant noise-cancelling tech.

Specifications

Bluetooth: Yes
Noise-cancelling: Yes
Battery life: 6hrs (18hrs with charging case)
Charging: USB-C
Built-in mic and controls: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Exciting, entertaining sound
+
Superb balance
+
Impressive noise-cancelling

Reasons to avoid

-
No volume controls
-
Average battery life

Historically, the vast majority of Bose's noise-cancelling headphones have been on- and over-ear designs, but the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds take the legendary line into the world of earbuds. And they do so with great success.

They offer superb noise-cancelling tech, which can be adjusted in the companion app, as well as customisable controls. The QuietComfort Earbuds feel lightweight enough and, for the average commute or exercise session, they are great to live with. Battery life is a claimed six hours from a single charge and 18 hours in total with the included charging case – a decent reserve, but by no means class-leading.

As for sound, they dish up a sense of enthusiasm and excitement that is highly infectious. There’s power, poise and a fantastic sense of dynamism. Bass notes sound full-bodied, go deep and the QuietComfort Earbuds squeeze out lots of detail.

All in all, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds are great all-rounders, capable of impressive musicality and topped off with top-notch noise cancelling. They are more than a match for any rival at this level.

Read the full review: Bose QuietComfort Earbuds

Best in-ear headphones: Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 Plus

Want wireless in-ear headphones with class-leading battery life? The Melomania 1 Plus tick that box and more. (Image credit: Cambridge Audio)
Wireless in-ear headphones blessed with excellent sonics and a low price tag.

Specifications

Bluetooth version: 5.0
Noise-cancelling: No
Battery life: 45 hours (low power mode)
Charging: USB-C
Built-in mic and controls: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Extra dynamic expression
+
Great clarity
+
Slick app support

Reasons to avoid

-
No noise cancelling

These Bluetooth in-ear headphones hit the spot. They boast app support, customisable EQ settings and the British audio firm's innovative High-Performance Audio Mode. Your colour options are white and black.

As with the originals, the real selling point is battery life. The 1 Plus provide a whopping nine hours from one charge, and you get an additional four charges from the carry case. That makes 45 hours of total run time. The fact there's no noise-cancelling onboard helps to explain the marathon battery life, as that feature can be a real drain.

The Melomanias deliver an impactful and expansive musical performance. They sound clear, dynamic and are also bursting with detail. If you want an affordable and accomplished pair of wireless in-ear headphones, Cambridge Audio's offering definitely warrants a closer look.

Read the full Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 Plus review

Best in-ear headphones: Sony WF-1000XM3

The Sony XM3 have been around a while, so shop around to get a serious bargain. (Image credit: Sony)
Sony's in-ear headphones boast some serious sonic skills.

Specifications

Connector: n/a
Cable length: n/a
In-line remote and mic: n/a
OS support: Android/iOS
Bluetooth: Yes
Noise-cancelling: Yes
Battery life: 6 hours (24 hours with charging case)
Weight: 2 x 8.5g

Reasons to buy

+
Hugely entertaining sound
+
Impressive noise-cancelling
+
Great battery life

Reasons to avoid

-
Volume controls would be nice
-
Lack aptX HD support

These Sony in-ear headphones are a brilliant option for many reasons. They offer a stable Bluetooth connection and also manage to pack in some of the best active noise-cancelling technology we have heard from a pair of true wireless buds. 

At the heart of each earpiece lies a Sony QN1e HD noise-cancelling processor. Sony claims the chip delivers a 40 per cent increase in noise-cancelling quality, compared with the previous WF-1000X model.

Battery life is excellent: with Bluetooth 5.0 and active noise cancelling switched on, these buds should last a commendable 6 hours. You can stretch that to 24 hours using the supplied charging case (or 32 hours if you are prepared to switch off noise-cancelling). There is also support for Siri and Google Assistant voice controls.

Of course, all of these features would be useless if the Sonys didn't sound great - but they do. They serve up a musical and entertaining performance, overflowing with energy and detail. A sensational pair of in-ear earphones.

Read the full review: Sony WF-1000XM3

Best in-ear headphones: Earfun Air

Earfun might be a new brand to many of you, but these budget wireless in-ears are brilliant. (Image credit: EarFun)
Wallet-friendly and feature-packed in-ear earphones.

Specifications

Connector: N/A
Cable length: N/A
In-line remote and mic: N/A
OS support: Android/iOS
Bluetooth: Yes
Noise-cancelling: No
Battery life: 7 hours (35 hours with charging case)

Reasons to buy

+
Punchy, expansive sound
+
Great feature set
+
Classy build and finish

Reasons to avoid

-
Treble needs more refinement

Earfun isn't the first brand that jumps to mind in this category, but If you want cheap and cheerful wireless in-ear headphones, you need to give the Airs a try.

These in-ear buds are packed with features. You don't get noise-cancelling at this price, but Earfun Airs do provide excellent noise isolation and they feel comfy in situ too. They are also waterproof to IPX7 standards (submersible in one metre of water for up to 30 mins), support virtual assistants and include Qi wireless charging if you have a suitable charger to hand.

Battery life is seven hours from the buds and a further 28 hours from the charging case. Amazingly it all feels fairly premium too. The Bluetooth 5.0 connection is solid and stable, calls sound clear and for the money, the in-ears offer an energetic and spacious sound.

If you are after a pair of affordable and entertaining in-ear headphones, the Earfun Airs are definitely worth investigating.

Read the full review: Earfun Air review

Best in-ear headphones: Earfun Air Pro

These in-ears bring all that's good about the standard version but with the added bonus of noise-cancelling. (Image credit: Earfun)
Budget in-ear headphones with great sonics for the money and noise cancelling built in.

Specifications

Bluetooth: Yes
Noise-cancelling: Yes
Battery life: 7hrs (25hrs with charging case)
Charging: USB-C
Built-in mic and controls: Yes

Reasons to buy

+
Solid, accurate bass weight
+
Effective noise cancelling
+
Classy build and finish

Reasons to avoid

-
Harsh upper midrange

Take the Earfun Air positioned (above), switch to a 10mm driver, cram in even more features such as noise cancellation and you arrive at the Earfun Air Pro.

They are a great proposition with a good fit, solid connection, decent controls, and good noise-cancelling for the money. You also get USB-C charging and wearer detection, plus a well-balanced, relatively transparent sound with tight, full-bodied bass. They are a musically pleasing pair of Bluetooth in-ear headphones and you will struggle to find anything at this level that carries out similar functions and does it so well.

Read the full review: Earfun Air Pro

Best in-ear headphones: Shure SE425

These Shure in-ears have been around for almost a decade, but we're still huge fans.
The finest in-ear headphones we have heard at this price.

Specifications

Connector: 3.5mm
Cable length: 1.6m
In-line remote and mic: Optional
OS support: Android/iOS
Bluetooth: No
Noise-cancelling: no
Sensitivity: 109dB

Reasons to buy

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Energetic delivery
+
Solid midrange performance
+
Immersive sound

Reasons to avoid

-
Some rivals boast more bass

Given that we first reviewed the Shure SE425s back in 2013, it's fair to say they have stood the test of time. Fun, absorbing, classy, polished and captivating are just a few adjectives we would use to describe their sound. The level of finesse and refinement on offer is astonishing for the money.

The first thing you will notice about these headphones is the design: Shure has gone for the in-ear pro-style in-ear monitor configuration, where the cable passes up your back and splits behind your head before passing over the top of your ears.

Once you have got your head around the set-up, you will almost certainly be wowed by quad micro drivers that deliver sparkling vocals and plenty of detail. A choice of foam and 'Soft Flex' tips should make for a snug fit, too.    

As for drawbacks, the standard SE425s don’t come with a remote or mic unit. You can buy separate ones (including a three-button version for Apple devices and a one-button model for everything else), along with a Bluetooth 5.0 module.

Their looks might not appeal to everyone, and they can be a bit fiddly to wear at first, but these are all about the amazing audio. And boy do they deliver.

Read the full review: Shure SE425

Best in-ear headphones: Shure KSE1200

These electrostatic in-ears will blow you away with their amazingly detailed and beautifully balanced sound.
Very pricey, but arguably the best in-ear headphones you'll ever hear.

Specifications

Connector: LEMO
Cable length: n/a
In-line remote and mic: No
OS support: N/A
Bluetooth: No
Noise-cancelling: No
Weight: 44g (headphones) 155g (amplifier)

Reasons to buy

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Sensational levels of detail
+
Superbly balanced sound
+
Exceptional agility

Reasons to avoid

-
Partnering amp adds bulk
-
Require the right source

The Shure KSE1200s are no ordinary in-ear headphones. First, they are an electrostatic design. Second, because of that design, they come with their own headphone amplifier. And third, they sound out of this world.

At £1796 the Shures aren't cheap, but the electrostatic tech is impressive. Well-engineered electrostatic drivers tend to have lower distortion and a faster response than any alternative technology. Which means that the KSE1200s sound sensational, with a wonderful balance and sense of organisation. Insight and precision are first-rate too.

The black headphone amp (about the size of a pack of cards) is solidly built and boasts a classy knurled rotary volume control. On the back, there is a micro USB input for charging the internal battery, which should last 12 hours on a full charge (though it depends on volume level).

Downsides? They work perfectly well with a smartphone, but we find you can get better performance using hi-res and CD-quality files through a laptop and dedicated music player software, or by hooking them up to a high-end music streamer.

Still, if your budget can stretch and your system is of the right ilk, you will be blown away.

Read the full review: Shure KSE1200

How we test in-ear headphones

We have state-of-the-art testing facilities in London, Reading and Bath, where our team of experienced, in-house reviewers test the majority of hi-fi and AV kit that passes through our door.

Testing in-ear headphones doesn't require us to be in a test room all the time, although when we want peace and quiet and to compare pairs with their closest rivals, then a dedicated room does come in handy.

We treat in-ear headphones as though they are speakers, so we give them plenty of time to run in, and then we use them with the equipment they are most likely to be partnered with, be it a smartphone, headphone amp and DAC or portable music player.

We try a wide range of music and music file types and if the in-ear headphones offer extra features such as noise-cancelling, we also test this and use them in different environments to make sure it's up to scratch.

All review verdicts are agreed upon by the team rather than an individual reviewer to eliminate any personal preference and to make sure we are being as thorough as possible, too. There is no input from PR companies or our sales team when it comes to the verdict, with What Hi-Fi? proud of having delivered honest, unbiased reviews for decades.

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Andy is Deputy Editor of What Hi-Fi? and a consumer electronics journalist with nearly 20 years of experience writing news, reviews and features. Over the years he's also contributed to a number of other outlets, including The Sunday Times, the BBC, Stuff, and BA High Life Magazine. Premium wireless earbuds are his passion but he's also keen on car tech and in-car audio systems and can often be found cruising the countryside testing the latest set-ups. In his spare time Andy is a keen golfer and gamer.