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What Are the Best Headphones Brands in the US - August 2020

Matthew
Updated 11 August 2020
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Which Are the Best Headphones Brands?

We've checked the reviews, awards, popularity and specs of 690+ headphones and found that the best headphones brand is Sony. Sony headphones have received an average review score of 95% based on 2,384 reviews.

Sony is the No. 1 headphones brand

The 2nd best brand is JBL with an average review score of 93% (1,940 reviews) and the 3rd best brand is Sennheiser with an average review score of 93% (2,862 reviews).

#1
Japan
95%
95%
2,384 reviews
#2
JBL
93%
93%
1,940 reviews
#3
93%
93%
2,862 reviews
#4
AKG
88%
88%
205 reviews
#5
JVC
Japan
88%
88%
1,363 reviews
#6
88%
88%
3,123 reviews
#7
Netherlands
86%
86%
75 reviews
#8
JayBird
86%
86%
862 reviews
#9
Beats
85%
85%
3,814 reviews
#10
JLab Audio
84%
84%
2 reviews
#11
Bose
84%
84%
2,102 reviews
#12
83%
83%
1,039 reviews
#13
Jabra
83%
83%
1,110 reviews
#14
Plantronics
82%
82%
1,164 reviews
#15
JLab
82%
82%
1,543 reviews
#16
Urbanears
82%
82%
171 reviews
#17
Focal
79%
79%
79 reviews
#18
1More
79%
79%
161 reviews
#19
Razer
78%
78%
869 reviews
#20
RHA
78%
78%
67 reviews
#21
Bowers & Wilkins
78%
78%
520 reviews
#22
House Of Marley
78%
78%
480 reviews
#23
Steelseries
77%
77%
814 reviews
#24
Yamaha
77%
77%
44 reviews
#25
Monster
77%
77%
441 reviews
#26
Apple
77%
77%
1,302 reviews
#27
Beyerdynamic
76%
76%
104 reviews
#28
Audeze
76%
76%
79 reviews
#29
Bang & Olufsen
76%
76%
251 reviews
#30
Veho
76%
76%
3 reviews
#31
Samsung
South Korea
76%
76%
791 reviews
#32
Urbanista
76%
76%
64 reviews
#33
Japan
76%
76%
3 reviews
#34
Wicked Audio
75%
75%
1 review
#35
Marshall
75%
75%
19 reviews
#36
Shure
75%
75%
727 reviews
#37
Logitech
Switzerland
74%
74%
191 reviews
#38
KRK
74%
74%
64 reviews
#39
Audiofly
74%
74%
56 reviews
#40
Koss
74%
74%
100 reviews
#41
Kingston
73%
73%
865 reviews
#42
FiiO
73%
73%
31 reviews
#43
Master & Dynamic
72%
72%
171 reviews
#44
Libratone
72%
72%
116 reviews
#45
SOL REPUBLIC
71%
71%
10 reviews
#46
KitSound
71%
71%
8 reviews
#47
Denon
71%
71%
12 reviews
#48
70%
70%
6 reviews
#49
70%
70%
13 reviews
#50
70%
70%
10 reviews
#51
Anker
70%
70%
80 reviews
#52
Huawei
70%
70%
26 reviews
#53
Edifier
70%
70%
12 reviews
#54
Fitbit
70%
70%
26 reviews
#55
HiFiMAN
70%
70%
17 reviews
#56
Braven
70%
70%
6 reviews
#57
FIIL
70%
70%
31 reviews
#58
Aftershokz
69%
69%
102 reviews
#59
Brainwavz
69%
69%
23 reviews
#60
Moki
68%
68%
19 reviews
#61
Betron
68%
68%
586 reviews
#62
Turtle Beach
68%
68%
937 reviews
#63
JAYS
68%
68%
55 reviews
#64
Westone
67%
67%
3 reviews
#65
Definitive Technology
67%
67%
9 reviews
#66
NAD
67%
67%
26 reviews
#67
Microsoft
67%
67%
36 reviews
#68
ifrogz
66%
66%
25 reviews
#69
Accutone
66%
66%
6 reviews
#70
Sudio
66%
66%
35 reviews
#71
YURBUDS
66%
66%
478 reviews
#72
Cygnett
66%
66%
7 reviews
#73
JAM
66%
66%
2 reviews
#74
OnePlus
64%
64%
86 reviews
#75
Nuheara
64%
64%
19 reviews
#76
EARIN
64%
64%
17 reviews
#77
Coloud
63%
63%
2 reviews
#78
Crazybaby
62%
62%
17 reviews
#79
Bragi
62%
62%
50 reviews
#80
Happy Plugs
62%
62%
1 review
#81
Nokia
61%
61%
6 reviews
#82
Corsair
61%
61%
979 reviews
#83
Cowin
61%
61%
5 reviews
#84
Klipsch
61%
61%
0 reviews
#85
Kygo
61%
61%
1 review
#86
Scosche
61%
61%
1 review
#87
CAD Audio
61%
61%
0 reviews
#88
Mackie
59%
59%
0 reviews
#89
Motorola
59%
59%
5 reviews
#90
Supersonic
United States
59%
59%
0 reviews
#91
iHip
59%
59%
0 reviews
#92
SOUL
59%
59%
4 reviews
#93
Volkano
58%
58%
0 reviews
#94
DearEar
58%
58%
3 reviews
#95
Sentry
58%
58%
0 reviews
#96
Sephia
58%
58%
0 reviews
#97
Ultrasone
58%
58%
3 reviews
#98
DEFUNC
58%
58%
2 reviews
#99
PureGear
57%
57%
1 review
#100
Power Acoustik
57%
57%
0 reviews
#101
Adesso
56%
56%
0 reviews
#102
Adidas
56%
56%
0 reviews
#103
Google
56%
56%
78 reviews
#104
VisionTek
56%
56%
0 reviews
#105
Stax
56%
56%
0 reviews
#106
Rockville
56%
56%
0 reviews
#107
Tascam
55%
55%
0 reviews
#108
Reloop
55%
55%
0 reviews
#109
Cyber Acoustics
55%
55%
0 reviews
#110
LG
South Korea
54%
54%
3 reviews
#111
Kensington
54%
54%
0 reviews
#112
Verbatim
54%
54%
0 reviews
#113
Senso
54%
54%
0 reviews
#114
Tracer
54%
54%
0 reviews
#115
Direct Sound
54%
54%
0 reviews
#116
Califone
53%
53%
0 reviews
#117
Numark
53%
53%
0 reviews
#118
Vivitar
53%
53%
0 reviews
#119
AIAIAI
52%
52%
0 reviews
#120
Lenovo
China
52%
52%
0 reviews
#121
Puro Sound Labs
52%
52%
0 reviews
#122
Avid
52%
52%
0 reviews
#123
Kicker
52%
52%
0 reviews
#124
Xblitz
52%
52%
0 reviews
#125
Vic Firth
52%
52%
0 reviews
#126
Wraps
52%
52%
0 reviews
#127
BuddyPhones
52%
52%
0 reviews
#128
Aluratek
52%
52%
0 reviews
#129
Ergoguys
52%
52%
0 reviews
#130
Cord Cruncher
52%
52%
0 reviews
#131
iLuv
51%
51%
0 reviews
#132
Tribe
51%
51%
0 reviews
#133
Samson
51%
51%
0 reviews
#134
Altec Lansing
51%
51%
0 reviews
#135
Lasmex
51%
51%
0 reviews
#136
HP
United States
51%
51%
0 reviews
#137
Monoprice
51%
51%
0 reviews
#138
Dynamode
51%
51%
0 reviews
#139
Vivanco
51%
51%
0 reviews
#140
Blue Microphones
51%
51%
0 reviews
#141
PRYMA
50%
50%
0 reviews
#142
SMS Audio
50%
50%
0 reviews
#143
Asus
Taiwan
50%
50%
1 review
#144
Noontec
50%
50%
0 reviews
#145
Grado
50%
50%
0 reviews
#146
Quad
50%
50%
0 reviews

Which Headphones Brands Do Experts Rate Highest?

Now let's consider only the headphones reviews given by expert review sites. The table below compares the average review score given to each of the top headphones brands by each of the expert review sites. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green. We then average this table up to determine the overall best brand according to experts.

Expert reviews indicate the best TV brand is Bose.
Average Review Score Sennheiser Bose Jabra Plantronics Beats
CNET.com logo
78%
24 reviews
81%
29 reviews
75%
9 reviews
76%
10 reviews
76%
21 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
80%
30 reviews
78%
17 reviews
83%
9 reviews
71%
12 reviews
78%
12 reviews
PC Mag logo
82%
13 reviews
83%
6 reviews
73%
4 reviews
76%
5 reviews
76%
5 reviews
whathifi.com logo
85%
11 reviews
97%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
60%
1 review
64%
5 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
88%
8 reviews
88%
5 reviews
75%
4 reviews
93%
3 reviews
67%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
79%
11 reviews
76%
5 reviews
35%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
58%
3 reviews
Techradar logo
90%
8 reviews
80%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
85%
5 reviews
73%
5 reviews
soundguys.com logo
77%
1 review
82%
4 reviews
83%
4 reviews
82%
4 reviews
78%
5 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
83%
6 reviews
90%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
87%
3 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
90%
4 reviews
87%
3 reviews
80%
4 reviews
84%
5 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
81%
7 reviews
75%
2 reviews
78%
4 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
89%
7 reviews
80%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
hifitest.de logo
84%
7 reviews
95%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
tomsguide.com logo
70%
1 review
88%
4 reviews
95%
2 reviews
80%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
stuff.tv logo
100%
4 reviews
95%
4 reviews
90%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
6 reviews
92%
5 reviews
100%
1 review
01net.com logo
73%
3 reviews
86%
4 reviews
88%
2 reviews
78%
3 reviews
tek.no logo
88%
3 reviews
82%
3 reviews
83%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
straitstimes.com logo
70%
2 reviews
87%
3 reviews
83%
3 reviews
73%
3 reviews
ereviews.dk logo
87%
3 reviews
84%
5 reviews
80%
3 reviews
Other Expert Sites
76%
231 reviews
79%
209 reviews
70%
120 reviews
74%
112 reviews
71%
93 reviews
Average
83%
390 reviews
85%
323 reviews
78%
178 reviews
81%
177 reviews
74%
169 reviews

Which Headphones Brands Have Recieved the Most Industry Awards?

Expert review sites issue industry awards to the very best headphones. Below we add up the total number of industry awards issued by each review site to each brand.

Sennheiser headphones have received the most industry awards with a total of 123 awards.
Number of Awards Sennheiser Bose Jabra Plantronics Beats
Lydogbilde.no logo
15
7
5
3
6
altomdata.dk logo
3
2
3
4
PC Mag logo
3
4
2
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
4
3
2
CNET.com logo
3
3
2
Pocket Lint logo
2
3
1
1
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
1
1
1
01net.com logo
1
3
1
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
1
1
2
1
innerfidelity.com logo
3
4
Techradar logo
3
2
1
1
tomsguide.com logo
3
2
2
tek.no logo
2
2
2
digitallife.se logo
2
2
1
1
M3.idg.se logo
2
2
1
1
avforums.com logo
5
1
onheadphones.com logo
5
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
3
1
1
hardware.info logo
2
1
1
1
99mac.se logo
1
1
1
2
Other Expert Sites
57
32
25
17
6
Total
123
75
48
42
20
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