What are the best affordable over ear headphones?

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    #1Blue Lola Sealed Over-Ear High-Fidelity Headphones

    Blue Lola Sealed Over-Ear High-Fidelity Headphones

    With a revolutionary design, these sealed over-ear headphones will bring you hours of immersive musical experiences. Their earcups are shaped like ears, so you will be able to wear them for long periods of time. 

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    Marco Antonio Cervantes
    Written on January 30, 2018
    "If you are already planning to spend $250 for a over ear headphone, Lola should be one of your last options. It is decent, high quality but over priced. You can definitely find better or cheaper ones in the market."
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    #2Bose SoundTrue 741648-0010

    Bose SoundTrue 741648-0010
    Designed to be comfortable, these headphones have a soft headband that will distribute the weight evenly across your head. You will be able to switch between music and calls on your iPhone, and use the microphone to speak. 




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    Megan Ford
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "I love these headphones! They have such good sound quality with all the mids and highs coming through crystal clear. The comfort of these headphones are where this product shines, easy for extended wear. Be aware however they are not noise cancelling headphones."
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    #3Sony MDRZX110NC

    Sony MDRZX110NC

    The MDR-ZX110NC Headphones features a 12–22,000 Hz frequency response for pristine bass, mids, and treble. It features up to 80 hours of battery life and noise cancelling that reduces ambient noise by 95%.

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    Zachary Duncan
    Written on January 30, 2018
    "I wanted an inexpensive pair of headphones to listen to podcasts and watch movies when I'm on my computer and these fit the bill. The sound comes through crisply and they are comfortable for wearing over a short period of time. My ears do start to ache after more than a couple of hours of wearing them so that is something to consider. "
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    #4Sennheiser HD 206

    Sennheiser HD 206

    The Sennheiser HD206 is a pair of closed back headphones that offers passive sound isolation and avoids sound leakage. Thanks to its lightweight and comfortable design, these headphones are ideal for long listening.

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    Johnny White
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "These headphones are well under $100 but have great sound and I found them to be extremely comfortable. The ear cushions are extra plush, making the headphone wearing experience almost luxurious. "
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    #5JVC HAS160B FLATS

    JVC HAS160B FLATS

    JVC HAS160B FLATS Lightweight Folding Headphones are stylish, compact headphones with a slim metallic headband and sleek, soft ear pads that rest on the ear. The earpieces pivot so that the lightweight headphones can lie flat, making them ideal for listeners who want a portable, compact headphone, but who prefer a headband/on-the-ear style.

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    Emma Barnes
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "I love to listen to music while reading and taking walks. I found the best affordable over-ear headphones for me and they are the JVC HAS160B FLATS headphones. These are awesome! They are lightweight and very comfortable. The sound quality is very clear, with great midtones and good bass. They are perfect for me and I love them so much. I love how compact they are for being over-the-ear types. I highly recommend them."
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    #6AKG K551

    AKG K551
    The AKG K551s is a pair of over-ear headphones with in-line microphone and passive noise reduction. Its 2-inch (50-millimeter) drivers ensures an accurate sound quality delivery and its closed-back design reduces sound leakage and contributes to noise isolating.


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    Samuel Schultz
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "These over the ear head phones are not only at a crazy low price but they have great quality too, you probably won't be disapointed. Get them and see if you think they are great too! I have several pair and these are the ones that I take on trips with me in case something happens to them they aren't super expensive. "
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    #7Sony MDR-7506

    Sony MDR-7506

    Sony MDR7506 is a pair of Large Diaphragm Headphones specially designed for professional use. These headphones feature neodymium magnets for a powerful acoustic experience and provide external sound isolation and sound leakage.

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    Paul Pena
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "I was on the lookout for good quality headphones for listening to music and movies at home and these were the best I have found so far at a good price. I like that no sound leaks out of it so I can listen to something sitting next to my wife while she is studying. I also like the fact that these fold up making them easy to take with you. They are also very comfortable."
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    #8Philips M1MKIIBK/27 Fidelio

    Philips M1MKIIBK/27 Fidelio

    Melding best-in-class sound and true comfort in an iconic design, the Philips Fidelio M1MKII is expertly engineered and crafted for high definition music enjoyment. Its light yet sturdy design also ensures superb noise isolation on the go.

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    Jordan Vargas
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "Philips M1MKIIBK/27 Fidelio headphones are a great bank for the buck. At well under $100, the headphones are very affordable. They are simple but stylish, are fairly lightweight, and very comfortable. After several months of use, I am very pleased with them. The sound quality is great for the price."
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    #9Mpow 059

    Mpow 059

    Designed for an excellent listening experience, Mpow 059 Bluetooth headset with CSR chip and around-ear cushion design can provide robust, immersive and Hi-fidelity sound.

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    Stephen Collins
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "Over the ear headphones can offer some of the best listening experiences relative to other headphones. The problem is that they can be so expensive at times! The Mpow 059 model is surprisingly affordable for the quality offered."
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    #10Grado SR80e

    Grado SR80e

    The SR80 utilizes a 4 conductor connecting cable and larger ear cushions, the result of which gives a more open stage. The sr80 provides an improved bass resonance, which enhances the overall detail. 

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    Rachel Murphy
    Written on January 26, 2018
    "This is more along the lines of what I was hoping to find. $99 is not exactly what I'd call "affordable", but for a good pair of headphones, it isn't too bad. I'm fairly happy with this."
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    #11AKG Pro Audio K77

    AKG Pro Audio K77

    AKG Pro Audio K77 is a pair of over-ear headphones, with a semi-closed and lightweight design that ensures a higher comfort for long periods of time. Its large high-performance 40mm (1.6") speakers delivers a powerful and high-quality sound.

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    Jack Lawrence
    Written on January 22, 2018
    "This headset gives a powerful sound quality for your listening. It is light weight, and very comfortable as well."
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    #12Superlux HD681

    Superlux HD681

    The Superlux HD681 is a pair of headphones with semi-open design, being recommended for indoor use. These headphones stand out for their ample bass, being one of the best options to reproduce high-quality sound in this price range.

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    Arjun Verma
    Written on February 4, 2018
    "The link it to the Amazon product page for the Superlux HD 681 Dynamic Semi-Open Headphones. The Superlux HD681 is a pair of headphones with semi-open design, being recommended for indoor use. These headphones stand out for their ample bass, being one of the best options to reproduce high-quality sound in this price range. The Superlux HD 681 Dynamic Semi-Open Headphones have received 4 out of 5 stars from 433 customer reviews."
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    #13Sennheiser HD 25

    Sennheiser HD 25

    Sennheiser HD 25 is an on-ear monitoring headphone with a split headband and rotatable ear cups. It has lightweight aluminum voice coils and a 1.5m straight cable which gives it high sensitivity.

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    Dhruv Patel
    Written on March 8, 2018
    "These headphones look a bit deceiving in person. They feel a little cheap for the price, but they are very light for over the ear headphones. The sound quality is awesome! These things have lasted me years! The frequency response is very good, and they are comfortable to wear for extended periods of time."

Summary

Best What are the best affordable over ear headphones
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Blue Lola Sealed Over-Ear High-Fidelity HeadphonesElectronics 25 Paid
2Bose SoundTrue 741648-0010Electronics 21 Paid
3Sony MDRZX110NCElectronics 17 Paid
4Sennheiser HD 206Electronics 14 Paid
5JVC HAS160B FLATS Electronics 11 Paid
6AKG K551Electronics 10 Paid
7Sony MDR-7506Electronics 9 Paid
8Philips M1MKIIBK/27 Fidelio Electronics 7 Paid
9Mpow 059Electronics 4 Paid
10Grado SR80e Electronics 2 Paid
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