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What Are the Best Pair of Headphones Brands in the US - December 2019

Updated 16 November 2019 by Matthew
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Which Are the Best Pair of Headphones Brands?

We've checked the reviews, awards, popularity and specs of 630+ headphones and found that the best pair of headphones brand is Sony. Sony headphones have received an average review score of 95% based on 2,808 reviews.

Sony is the No. 1 pair of headphones brand

The 2nd best brand is JBL with an average review score of 91% (319 reviews) and the 3rd best brand is Sennheiser with an average review score of 91% (2,919 reviews).

#1
Japan
95%
95%
2,808 reviews
#2
JBL
91%
91%
319 reviews
#3
91%
91%
2,919 reviews
#4
JVC
Japan
88%
88%
724 reviews
#5
87%
87%
2,481 reviews
#6
Netherlands
86%
86%
62 reviews
#7
AKG
85%
85%
211 reviews
#8
Beats
84%
84%
2,374 reviews
#9
84%
84%
1,031 reviews
#10
JayBird
83%
83%
388 reviews
#11
Bose
82%
82%
2,140 reviews
#12
JLab Audio
82%
82%
2 reviews
#13
Plantronics
82%
82%
1,152 reviews
#14
Jabra
81%
81%
468 reviews
#15
Razer
79%
79%
869 reviews
#16
Focal
79%
79%
79 reviews
#17
Urbanears
79%
79%
161 reviews
#18
House Of Marley
78%
78%
475 reviews
#19
JLab
76%
76%
38 reviews
#20
Aftershokz
76%
76%
100 reviews
#21
Beyerdynamic
76%
76%
104 reviews
#22
Audeze
76%
76%
75 reviews
#23
Monster
76%
76%
441 reviews
#24
Japan
75%
75%
3 reviews
#25
Logitech
Switzerland
75%
75%
191 reviews
#26
Shure
75%
75%
728 reviews
#27
Steelseries
75%
75%
814 reviews
#28
Wicked Audio
75%
75%
1 review
#29
74%
74%
5 reviews
#30
74%
74%
10 reviews
#31
1More
74%
74%
72 reviews
#32
Bowers & Wilkins
74%
74%
435 reviews
#33
Marshall
74%
74%
34 reviews
#34
Bang & Olufsen
74%
74%
168 reviews
#35
Anker
74%
74%
79 reviews
#36
Audiofly
73%
73%
56 reviews
#37
73%
73%
27 reviews
#38
Koss
73%
73%
100 reviews
#39
Urbanista
73%
73%
61 reviews
#40
Samsung
South Korea
72%
72%
787 reviews
#41
RHA
72%
72%
32 reviews
#42
Denon
72%
72%
12 reviews
#43
YURBUDS
72%
72%
60 reviews
#44
Master & Dynamic
72%
72%
98 reviews
#45
Fitbit
71%
71%
26 reviews
#46
KitSound
71%
71%
8 reviews
#47
Apple
71%
71%
1,324 reviews
#48
KRK
71%
71%
64 reviews
#49
SOL REPUBLIC
70%
70%
10 reviews
#50
Edifier
70%
70%
12 reviews
#51
Moki
70%
70%
19 reviews
#52
Libratone
70%
70%
115 reviews
#53
HiFiMAN
69%
69%
17 reviews
#54
Yamaha
69%
69%
4 reviews
#55
Betron
68%
68%
570 reviews
#56
FiiO
68%
68%
31 reviews
#57
Braven
68%
68%
5 reviews
#58
ifrogz
67%
67%
96 reviews
#59
Brainwavz
67%
67%
23 reviews
#60
JAM
67%
67%
1 review
#61
Microsoft
66%
66%
34 reviews
#62
Turtle Beach
66%
66%
955 reviews
#63
Accutone
66%
66%
6 reviews
#64
NAD
66%
66%
26 reviews
#65
OnePlus
65%
65%
85 reviews
#66
Definitive Technology
65%
65%
9 reviews
#67
Optoma
Taiwan
65%
65%
28 reviews
#68
Westone
64%
64%
3 reviews
#69
Crazybaby
64%
64%
17 reviews
#70
JAYS
64%
64%
14 reviews
#71
EARIN
63%
63%
17 reviews
#72
Teufel
63%
63%
41 reviews
#73
B&O
62%
62%
7 reviews
#74
Plantronic
62%
62%
0 reviews
#75
iHip
62%
62%
0 reviews
#76
Nuheara
62%
62%
19 reviews
#77
Nokia
61%
61%
6 reviews
#78
Corsair
61%
61%
966 reviews
#79
Bragi
61%
61%
50 reviews
#80
Sudio
61%
61%
35 reviews
#81
Scosche
60%
60%
1 review
#82
DEFUNC
59%
59%
2 reviews
#83
Veho
59%
59%
0 reviews
#84
Mackie
59%
59%
0 reviews
#85
Huawei
59%
59%
6 reviews
#86
Happy Plugs
59%
59%
1 review
#87
Klipsch
59%
59%
0 reviews
#88
SOUL
59%
59%
4 reviews
#89
Cyber Acoustics
58%
58%
0 reviews
#90
Cygnett
58%
58%
7 reviews
#91
Cowin
58%
58%
5 reviews
#92
Motorola
58%
58%
5 reviews
#93
LG
South Korea
58%
58%
0 reviews
#94
Verbatim
57%
57%
0 reviews
#95
Hamilton Buhl
57%
57%
0 reviews
#96
Power Acoustik
57%
57%
0 reviews
#97
Kensington
56%
56%
0 reviews
#98
Inland
56%
56%
0 reviews
#99
Aluratek
55%
55%
0 reviews
#100
Sentry
55%
55%
0 reviews
#101
AWEI
55%
55%
3 reviews
#102
iLuv
54%
54%
0 reviews
#103
Supersonic
United States
54%
54%
0 reviews
#104
Tascam
54%
54%
0 reviews
#105
Tribe
54%
54%
0 reviews
#106
Stax
54%
54%
0 reviews
#107
DearEar
54%
54%
0 reviews
#108
Tracer
54%
54%
0 reviews
#109
NXG Technology
54%
54%
0 reviews
#110
Adesso
53%
53%
0 reviews
#111
Senso
53%
53%
0 reviews
#112
Califone
53%
53%
0 reviews
#113
onanoff
53%
53%
1 review
#114
Vivitar
53%
53%
0 reviews
#115
VisionTek
52%
52%
0 reviews
#116
Wraps
52%
52%
0 reviews
#117
Dynamode
52%
52%
0 reviews
#118
Hello Kitty
52%
52%
0 reviews
#119
PureGear
51%
51%
1 review
#120
Xblitz
51%
51%
0 reviews
#121
Rockville
51%
51%
0 reviews
#122
BuddyPhones
51%
51%
0 reviews
#123
The House Of Marley
51%
51%
0 reviews
#124
Cord Cruncher
51%
51%
0 reviews
#125
Smoby
51%
51%
0 reviews
#126
Reloop
51%
51%
0 reviews
#127
OTL Technologies
51%
51%
0 reviews
#128
Altec Lansing
51%
51%
0 reviews
#129
Sephia
51%
51%
0 reviews
#130
Numark
51%
51%
0 reviews
#131
Samson
50%
50%
0 reviews
#132
Xqisit
50%
50%
0 reviews
#133
Direct Sound
50%
50%
0 reviews
#134
AIAIAI
50%
50%
0 reviews
#135
Kicker
50%
50%
0 reviews
#136
Vic Firth
50%
50%
0 reviews
#137
Blue Microphones
50%
50%
0 reviews
#138
Noontec
50%
50%
0 reviews
#139
Vivanco
50%
50%
0 reviews
#140
SMS Audio
50%
50%
0 reviews
#141
Groov-e
50%
50%
0 reviews
#142
eKids
50%
50%
0 reviews
#143
Adidas
50%
50%
0 reviews
#144
Puro Sound Labs
50%
50%
0 reviews
#145
Grado
50%
50%
0 reviews
#146
Lindy
50%
50%
0 reviews
#147
Quad
50%
50%
0 reviews

Which Pair of Headphones Brands Do Experts Rate Highest?

Now let's consider only the pair of headphones reviews given by expert review sites. The table below compares the average review score given to each of the top pair of 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 Plantronics Jabra Beats
CNET.com logo
77%
21 reviews
82%
28 reviews
75%
10 reviews
75%
9 reviews
77%
23 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
84%
27 reviews
78%
17 reviews
71%
12 reviews
83%
9 reviews
83%
8 reviews
PC Mag logo
82%
13 reviews
83%
7 reviews
76%
5 reviews
73%
4 reviews
75%
4 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
9 reviews
88%
5 reviews
85%
4 reviews
75%
4 reviews
67%
3 reviews
whathifi.com logo
85%
12 reviews
97%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
60%
1 review
60%
2 reviews
Techradar logo
90%
5 reviews
80%
2 reviews
85%
5 reviews
85%
2 reviews
73%
7 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
77%
9 reviews
76%
5 reviews
80%
2 reviews
35%
1 review
58%
3 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
90%
4 reviews
87%
3 reviews
83%
6 reviews
80%
4 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
85%
6 reviews
90%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
85%
4 reviews
soundguys.com logo
77%
1 review
82%
4 reviews
82%
4 reviews
83%
4 reviews
75%
3 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
83%
6 reviews
75%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
78%
4 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
90%
6 reviews
80%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
stuff.tv logo
100%
2 reviews
95%
4 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
4 reviews
M3.idg.se logo
90%
2 reviews
76%
5 reviews
75%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
tomsguide.com logo
70%
1 review
88%
4 reviews
83%
3 reviews
95%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
01net.com logo
73%
3 reviews
86%
4 reviews
88%
2 reviews
78%
3 reviews
gadgetguy.com.au logo
80%
1 review
91%
2 reviews
89%
4 reviews
92%
1 review
84%
3 reviews
straitstimes.com logo
70%
2 reviews
87%
3 reviews
83%
3 reviews
73%
3 reviews
ereviews.dk logo
87%
3 reviews
80%
3 reviews
84%
5 reviews
tweakers.net logo
92%
5 reviews
92%
5 reviews
100%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
75%
208 reviews
79%
210 reviews
74%
111 reviews
71%
115 reviews
73%
97 reviews
Average
83%
346 reviews
84%
324 reviews
81%
180 reviews
78%
173 reviews
75%
172 reviews

Which Pair of 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 111 awards.
Number of Awards Sennheiser Bose Plantronics Jabra Beats
Lydogbilde.no logo
15
7
3
5
4
altomdata.dk logo
2
2
5
3
PC Mag logo
3
4
2
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
4
2
3
innerfidelity.com logo
4
4
Pocket Lint logo
2
3
1
1
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
1
2
1
1
CNET.com logo
2
3
2
M3.idg.se logo
2
2
1
1
1
01net.com logo
1
3
1
2
tomsguide.com logo
3
2
2
Expert Reviews logo
4
1
1
1
Techradar logo
2
2
1
1
avforums.com logo
5
1
hardware.info logo
2
1
1
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
3
1
1
tek.no logo
1
2
2
Mobil.se logo
2
1
2
soundandvision.com logo
4
1
digitallife.se logo
1
2
1
1
Other Expert Sites
52
32
18
25
8
Total
111
76
45
47
21
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