What are the best budget headphones under 50 dollars?

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    #1Mpow 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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    Marie Curtis
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "Attractive headphones that come in several colors. The ratings are good and the price is reasonable. Cheap ones won't last so you expect to pay at least $30 for good headphones like these. "
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    #2Skullcandy Uproar

    Skullcandy Uproar

    Choose between 10 different colors and you will be ready to enjoy your favorite music for up to 10 hours with only one charging session. With a great audio quality, these headphones have an on-board mic/remote that you can use to change songs and take calls. 

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    Ethan Keller
    Written on January 21, 2018
    "A great value! Really solid headphones for a very reasonable price. "
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    #3Koss PortaPro

    Koss PortaPro

    The PortaPro is a pair of on ear headphones that combine a portable design with great overall and nice bass sound, making them ideal to listen to music on the go.


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    Michelle Gibson
    Written on January 26, 2018
    "I wanted the best budget headphones out right now. A friend told me about Koss PortaPro and they have been great. Great design and easy to carry."
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    #4Bluedio T3

    Bluedio T3
    The Bluedio T3 Bluetooth headphones provide you with high-quality sound with a powerful bass and even 3D sound effects. It features a condenser microphone to let you make and receive calls. This device is available in different colors.

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    Andrew Ellis
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "Bought these for my niece as a gift. She's 12 so she didn't need an expensive pair. She loves them. they sound great for the price."
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    #5August EP650

    August EP650
    Lots of colors available for these headphones, which thanks to their comfort and foldable design are perfect for travelling. Thanks to the Bluetooth technology, you will be able to use them without wires. 
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    Ryan Warren
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "Sometimes it's hard to find great over the ear headphones for a good price without sacrificing quality. I have found that the August EP650 headphones provide great sound quality, and excellent comfort for a really reasonable price of under 50 dollars. I recommend to anybody that needs a new set of over the ear headphones that won't break the bank!"
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    #6Avantree Audition

    Avantree Audition
    Light and comfortable, these headphones have two modes available: when the wireless mode is on, you will be able to use the microphone and listen to everything for up to 40 hours; with the wired mode, you lose the microphone, but you will get unlimited hours of music.

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    Mary Sullivan
    Written on January 26, 2018
    "Avantree Audition headphones are abudget type under $50. The battery life is long. The money savings must come from the lack of a microphone which is fine if you don't use them for calls. "
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    #7Sennheiser 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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    Jacob Sullivan
    Written on January 17, 2018
    "Sennheiser is one of the premier headphone companies. For the price of these headphones you can't go wrong."
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    #8Photive BTH3

    Photive BTH3

    These wireless and Bluetooth headphones have everything to become your best friends for travelling and listening to your favorite music: a battery that lasts for hours, on-board controls and microphone and even a hard carrying case. 

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    Leticia Montiel
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "These headphones are well reviewed and for good reason. Easy to use, comes with a hard case if you need a way to store them in a bag without getting hurt, and comes with a built in microphone. For under $50, it'll work very well. Obviously not as good as more expensive ones but does the job quite well."
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    #9Superlux HD668B

    Superlux HD668B

    The Superlux HD668B is a semi-open dynamic headphone that delivers natural, spatial and precise sound. It has been conceived for all kinds of music and provides balanced bass and excellent voice reproduction. 

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    Victoria Watson
    Written on January 29, 2018
    "Finding affordable headphones that offer quality can be a struggle at times. My boyfriend got me some Superlux HD668B headphones for my birthday. I was skeptical at first but ended up pleasantly surprised by these headphones."
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    #10Edifier H840

    Edifier H840

    The Edifier H840 over-ear headphones deliver you isolating closed monitor professional sound, ergonomic fit with comfortable soft leather earmuffs and a solid build. 

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    Jessica Bryant
    Written on January 17, 2018
    "Great headphones for the money. They are really comfortable on my head and I wear them for hours at a time. They feel really solid and keep out a lot of the background noise."
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    #11OKCSC M1

    OKCSC M1
    The OKCSC M1 headphones are retro style headphones made of selected materials, including African sapele wood to resist corruption and termite-proof. They provide premium HD sound quality and have a comfortable on-ear design.
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    Deborah Snyder
    Written on February 3, 2018
    "These headphones are not very good at all for my needs. They are only one penny below $50, and they are bizarrely designed so that much of the sound escapes the headphones and others around you can hear what you're listening to. That is not something I want."
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    #12Sony MDR-ZX310

    Sony MDR-ZX310

    The Sony MDR-ZX310 is lightweight and foldable, made for comfort and portability. The sound quality is crisp and clear, and the MDR-ZX310 comes in a variety of different colors to suit your taste.

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    Ling Wu
    Written on January 31, 2018
    "Wow for being fairly cheap (under $50!) these head phones sound great. Good value here for sure."
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    #13Sony MDRZX110AP

    Sony MDRZX110AP
    Sony MDRZX110AP is a wired headphone from the Sony Studio Series Headphones. It offers high performance with a superior bass response through its acoustic bass booster. It has an in-line microphone for hands-free calling.
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    Miriam Palma
    Written on January 31, 2018
    "Finding a good pair of headphones for less than 50.00 can be difficult. I bought the Sony MDRZX110AP. I use these everywhere, including at the gym where they stay in place better than many earpiece units I've tried, on my mp3 player, tablet or computer for music or tv/movie watching, for audio books and for phone use. There is a slightly cheaper version of these that don't have the microphone but for hands free talk from my phone I can hear those I speak to very well and I also am told I can be heard well too.If you're looking for a pair of new headphones buy these. For the price they can't be matched, just remember you're buying them for less than $20 so don't expect any thing too crazy in the build materials and quality"
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    #14Mpow H1

    Mpow H1
    Soft and lightweight, the Mpow H1provides superior comfort to the user. These foldable headphones can be used in wired or wireless mode, has a built-in mic, and a playback time of 15 to 20 hours.
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    Micaela Marín
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "for 50 bucks you really cannot go wrong with these headphones. this is probably one of the best bang for your buck options around. "

Summary

Best What are the best budget headphones under 50 dollars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Mpow 059Electronics 15 Paid
2Skullcandy Uproar Electronics 12 Paid
3Koss PortaProElectronics 10 Paid
4Bluedio T3Electronics 10 Paid
5August EP650 Electronics 8 Paid
6Avantree AuditionElectronics 7 Paid
7Sennheiser HD 206Electronics 5 Paid
8Photive BTH3 Electronics 4 Paid
9Superlux HD668BElectronics 3 Paid
10Edifier H840Electronics 1 Paid
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