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

Updated 06 October 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 2,423 reviews.

Sony is the No. 1 pair of headphones brand

The 2nd best brand is JBL with an average review score of 91% (311 reviews) and the 3rd best brand is Sennheiser with an average review score of 90% (2,209 reviews).

#1
Japan
95%
95%
2,423 reviews
#2
JBL
91%
91%
311 reviews
#3
90%
90%
2,209 reviews
#4
JVC
Japan
88%
88%
731 reviews
#5
87%
87%
1,749 reviews
#6
Netherlands
85%
85%
55 reviews
#7
Beats
85%
85%
2,362 reviews
#8
JayBird
84%
84%
345 reviews
#9
Bose
83%
83%
2,164 reviews
#10
Plantronics
83%
83%
1,203 reviews
#11
AKG
83%
83%
210 reviews
#12
JLab Audio
83%
83%
2 reviews
#13
82%
82%
1,032 reviews
#14
Jabra
81%
81%
452 reviews
#15
House Of Marley
79%
79%
475 reviews
#16
Razer
79%
79%
869 reviews
#17
Urbanears
78%
78%
132 reviews
#18
Focal
78%
78%
79 reviews
#19
Monster
77%
77%
441 reviews
#20
JLab
77%
77%
38 reviews
#21
Steelseries
76%
76%
814 reviews
#22
Beyerdynamic
76%
76%
104 reviews
#23
Audeze
76%
76%
75 reviews
#24
Bowers & Wilkins
75%
75%
426 reviews
#25
Pioneer
75%
75%
10 reviews
#26
KitSound
75%
75%
8 reviews
#27
Wicked Audio
75%
75%
1 review
#28
Marshall
74%
74%
16 reviews
#29
Bang & Olufsen
74%
74%
167 reviews
#30
Koss
74%
74%
100 reviews
#31
Fitbit
74%
74%
26 reviews
#32
Japan
74%
74%
3 reviews
#33
Audiofly
74%
74%
55 reviews
#34
Moki
73%
73%
19 reviews
#35
Urbanista
73%
73%
61 reviews
#36
Shure
73%
73%
728 reviews
#37
Denon
73%
73%
12 reviews
#38
Master & Dynamic
72%
72%
95 reviews
#39
RHA
72%
72%
32 reviews
#40
Aftershokz
72%
72%
99 reviews
#41
Edifier
72%
72%
12 reviews
#42
71%
71%
13 reviews
#43
Apple
71%
71%
1,316 reviews
#44
KRK
71%
71%
64 reviews
#45
Libratone
71%
71%
115 reviews
#46
NAD
70%
70%
26 reviews
#47
Samsung
South Korea
70%
70%
787 reviews
#48
YURBUDS
70%
70%
60 reviews
#49
Anker
69%
69%
79 reviews
#50
Brainwavz
69%
69%
23 reviews
#51
HiFiMAN
69%
69%
17 reviews
#52
ifrogz
69%
69%
96 reviews
#53
Yamaha
69%
69%
4 reviews
#54
SOL REPUBLIC
69%
69%
10 reviews
#55
Microsoft
69%
69%
34 reviews
#56
Logitech
Switzerland
68%
68%
56 reviews
#57
FiiO
68%
68%
31 reviews
#58
Betron
68%
68%
585 reviews
#59
Braven
67%
67%
5 reviews
#60
Turtle Beach
66%
66%
966 reviews
#61
JAM
66%
66%
1 review
#62
Accutone
66%
66%
6 reviews
#63
Definitive Technology
65%
65%
9 reviews
#64
Nuheara
65%
65%
19 reviews
#65
Westone
64%
64%
3 reviews
#66
Coloud
63%
63%
2 reviews
#67
EARIN
63%
63%
17 reviews
#68
Teufel
63%
63%
41 reviews
#69
JAYS
63%
63%
14 reviews
#70
B&O
63%
63%
8 reviews
#71
Crazybaby
63%
63%
17 reviews
#72
Bragi
62%
62%
50 reviews
#73
1More
62%
62%
72 reviews
#74
iHip
62%
62%
0 reviews
#75
Corsair
61%
61%
977 reviews
#76
Nokia
61%
61%
6 reviews
#77
61%
61%
5 reviews
#78
Sudio
60%
60%
35 reviews
#79
Scosche
60%
60%
1 review
#80
Happy Plugs
60%
60%
1 review
#81
Mackie
60%
60%
0 reviews
#82
Veho
59%
59%
0 reviews
#83
Huawei
59%
59%
6 reviews
#84
Motorola
59%
59%
5 reviews
#85
Cyber Acoustics
59%
59%
0 reviews
#86
Cygnett
59%
59%
7 reviews
#87
Klipsch
58%
58%
0 reviews
#88
SOUL
58%
58%
4 reviews
#89
Tribe
58%
58%
0 reviews
#90
Cowin
57%
57%
5 reviews
#91
LG
South Korea
57%
57%
0 reviews
#92
Supersonic
United States
57%
57%
0 reviews
#93
Power Acoustik
57%
57%
0 reviews
#94
Kensington
56%
56%
0 reviews
#95
Aluratek
55%
55%
0 reviews
#96
Inland
55%
55%
0 reviews
#97
PureGear
55%
55%
1 review
#98
Sephia
55%
55%
0 reviews
#99
Tascam
55%
55%
0 reviews
#100
Sentry
55%
55%
0 reviews
#101
Stax
54%
54%
0 reviews
#102
DEFUNC
54%
54%
1 review
#103
DearEar
54%
54%
0 reviews
#104
Maxell
54%
54%
0 reviews
#105
Tracer
53%
53%
0 reviews
#106
Califone
53%
53%
0 reviews
#107
Adesso
53%
53%
0 reviews
#108
Wraps
53%
53%
0 reviews
#109
onanoff
53%
53%
1 review
#110
Vivitar
52%
52%
0 reviews
#111
Vic Firth
52%
52%
0 reviews
#112
iLuv
52%
52%
0 reviews
#113
VisionTek
52%
52%
0 reviews
#114
Verbatim
52%
52%
0 reviews
#115
Hello Kitty
52%
52%
0 reviews
#116
Avid
52%
52%
0 reviews
#117
Dynamode
52%
52%
0 reviews
#118
eKids
52%
52%
0 reviews
#119
iHome
52%
52%
0 reviews
#120
Xblitz
52%
52%
0 reviews
#121
Grado
51%
51%
0 reviews
#122
BuddyPhones
51%
51%
0 reviews
#123
Cord Cruncher
51%
51%
0 reviews
#124
Rockville
51%
51%
0 reviews
#125
AWEI
51%
51%
3 reviews
#126
Hamilton Buhl
51%
51%
0 reviews
#127
Numark
50%
50%
0 reviews
#128
Direct Sound
50%
50%
0 reviews
#129
Samson
50%
50%
0 reviews
#130
AIAIAI
50%
50%
0 reviews
#131
Xqisit
50%
50%
0 reviews
#132
Modecom
50%
50%
0 reviews
#133
Kicker
50%
50%
0 reviews
#134
Blue Microphones
50%
50%
0 reviews
#135
Vivanco
50%
50%
0 reviews
#136
SMS Audio
50%
50%
0 reviews
#137
B&O PLAY
50%
50%
0 reviews
#138
The House Of Marley
50%
50%
0 reviews
#139
Reloop
50%
50%
0 reviews
#140
HP
United States
50%
50%
0 reviews
#141
Noontec
50%
50%
0 reviews
#142
Lindy
50%
50%
0 reviews
#143
Puro Sound Labs
50%
50%
0 reviews
#144
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
78%
19 reviews
81%
31 reviews
76%
10 reviews
75%
9 reviews
77%
21 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
83%
27 reviews
78%
17 reviews
71%
12 reviews
83%
9 reviews
83%
8 reviews
PC Mag logo
82%
13 reviews
83%
6 reviews
77%
7 reviews
73%
4 reviews
75%
4 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
88%
8 reviews
88%
5 reviews
88%
5 reviews
75%
4 reviews
67%
3 reviews
Techradar logo
92%
7 reviews
80%
2 reviews
83%
7 reviews
85%
2 reviews
72%
6 reviews
whathifi.com logo
84%
11 reviews
97%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
60%
1 review
60%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
77%
9 reviews
76%
5 reviews
80%
2 reviews
35%
1 review
58%
3 reviews
soundguys.com logo
77%
1 review
82%
4 reviews
81%
7 reviews
83%
4 reviews
75%
3 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
90%
3 reviews
87%
3 reviews
83%
7 reviews
80%
4 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
84%
5 reviews
90%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
85%
4 reviews
tomsguide.com logo
70%
1 review
88%
4 reviews
78%
5 reviews
95%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
84%
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
gadgetguy.com.au logo
80%
1 review
91%
2 reviews
89%
6 reviews
92%
1 review
84%
3 reviews
M3.idg.se logo
90%
2 reviews
76%
5 reviews
75%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
stuff.tv logo
100%
2 reviews
95%
4 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
4 reviews
straitstimes.com logo
70%
2 reviews
87%
3 reviews
83%
3 reviews
75%
4 reviews
01net.com logo
73%
3 reviews
86%
4 reviews
88%
2 reviews
78%
3 reviews
komputerswiat.pl logo
93%
2 reviews
89%
4 reviews
51%
1 review
94%
4 reviews
stuff.tv/my/ logo
100%
1 review
100%
2 reviews
85%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
80%
3 reviews
Other Expert Sites
74%
198 reviews
79%
209 reviews
75%
119 reviews
70%
119 reviews
73%
86 reviews
Average
84%
327 reviews
85%
326 reviews
78%
202 reviews
79%
173 reviews
76%
167 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 105 awards.
Number of Awards Sennheiser Bose Plantronics Jabra Beats
Lydogbilde.no logo
15
7
3
5
4
altomdata.dk logo
2
2
4
3
PC Mag logo
3
4
2
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
4
2
3
innerfidelity.com logo
4
4
Techradar logo
4
2
1
1
01net.com logo
1
3
1
2
M3.idg.se logo
2
2
1
1
1
Expert Reviews logo
4
1
1
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
1
2
1
1
tomsguide.com logo
3
2
2
Pocket Lint logo
1
3
1
1
1
hardware.info logo
2
1
1
1
tek.no logo
1
2
2
gadgetgear.nl logo
3
1
1
Tweak.dk logo
1
4
Mobil.se logo
2
1
2
onheadphones.com logo
4
1
digitallife.se logo
1
2
1
1
CNET.com logo
3
2
Other Expert Sites
51
35
19
25
7
Total
105
78
49
47
20
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What Are the Best Pair of Headphones Brands in the US - October 2019
Which Are the Best Pair of Headphones Brands?
Which Pair of Headphones Brands Do Experts Rate Highest?
Which Pair of Headphones Brands Have Recieved the Most Industry Awards?

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