What are the best headphones under 100 dollars?

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    #1AKG 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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    Andrea Harrison
    Written on January 26, 2018
    "I needed a set of over the ear headphones for under $100. The AKG K551 definitely does the job and they look sleek."
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    #2Sony 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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    Janice James
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "Great headphones! Comfortable fit and very accurate sound reproduction. The headphones are also durably built to last a long time"
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    #3Philips 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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    Aaradhya Gupta
    Written on January 22, 2018
    "The Philips Fidelio headphones are great quality for being under 100 dollars! I use these daily and am always pleased with the results!"
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    #4JVC HA-RX900

    JVC HA-RX900

    The JVC HA-RX900 is a pair of headphones by JVC that provides deep premium bass sound and pressure dispersion pad for extra comfort. The architecture of these headphones also provides extra natural sound. 

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    Hansika Bhatnagar
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "I like good sound quality for cheap, but I also need something I can carry around. These headphones have that great sound for a low price, but they're also very bulky. I'd worry about them catching on things as I walk around or that it would interfere with other things I carry since they'd take up space in my bag."
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    #5Sennheiser 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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    Chao Liu
    Written on January 28, 2018
    "Sennheiser has done it again with these fantastic headphones. For under $50, the Sennheiser HD 206 headphones are an absolute steal. The design is simple, but elegant, and the build quality is excellent. The audio quality is top of the line, and they are also very comfortable. The only downside is they're a bit bulky, but this isn't really a problem since they're for home use primarily. I love them. Highly recommended."
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    #6Sony 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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    Gerald Evans
    Written on February 1, 2018
    "These headphones are affordable, under 50 bucks. It also offers noise cancelling and high sound quality."
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    #7Mpow 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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    Keith Green
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "Great choice. I have a pair from the same company. These headphones have great sound qualities and are very affordable."
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    #8Superlux 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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    Ann Mendez
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "Superlux HD668B Dynamic Semi-Open Headphones have natural and quality sound. these headphones are priced under $100 and are good quality for the price point. they are a little bulky but that should not be a problem."
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    #9Bluedio 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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    José Alfredo Mercado
    Written on January 21, 2018
    "I do not recommend these. They are big and bulky and tend to get in the way. One good thing is that the bass is powerful!"
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    #10AKG 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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    Eric Silva
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "I like the lightweight design of the these headphones but do not care for the large head piece as it feels cumbersome. The quality is good, but a little lacking in some pieces of music."
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    #11Koss 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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    Katherine Schmidt
    Written on January 21, 2018
    "This is a good buy but the headphones are a bit unattractive. I was looking for something that would have good bass so and these headphones work great for this. i just wish they were a little bit better looking."
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    #12Bose 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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    Wayne Contreras
    Written on January 22, 2018
    "Bose makes killer speakers so I thought I would give their headphones a try. Glad I did because these really pump out the sound and they're very comfortable to wear. They even link up to my phone and have a mic so I can take calls while I'm listening to music."
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    #13I-Mego Throne

    I-Mego Throne
    With a sleek retro style, the I-Mego Throne headphones offer you crystal clear audio with deep bass. They have a real leather headband and memory-foam ear pads for more comfort. Include an integrated one-button microphone to make and receive calls. Compatible with iOS devices.
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    Alan Garcia
    Written on February 5, 2018
    "I ended up sending these headphones back. I didn't like the way they looked. The sound quality left me wanting more and they were not worth the $80 price tag."
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    #14Panasonic RP-HTX80B

    Panasonic RP-HTX80B
    The Panasonic RP-HTX80B headphones combine a retro style with wireless capability. It is compatible with Bluetooth devices and their high-capacity battery lasts up to 24 hours. Include a microphone and quick-access controls to manage your phone. 
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    Austin George
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "Not my favorite pair of headphones under $100. Sony MDRV6's are 20 dollars less and 10x the quality. Panasonic is not known for good sounding drivers. I would go with Sony's tried and true, used on every album since they were invented because they got it right the first time: Sony Studio Monitor MDRV6's."
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    #15TaoTronics TT-BH17US

    TaoTronics TT-BH17US
    The TaoTronics TT-BH17US headphones allow you to listen to music anywhere thanks to their Bluetooth capability. With a retro style, they offer you up to 20 hours of playtime. They have noise cancellation technology and let you enjoy high quality, hands free phone calls with their mic. 

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    Eduardo Mora
    Written on February 3, 2018
    "Great headphones, sound quality and comfort is superior to make others that are twice as much. This is a purchase that i considered a steal. Ovly negative is location of buttons buttons, sometimes if I am exercising, the back of my neck can inadvertently skip or back up on a song."
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    #16Koss Pro-4AA

    Koss Pro-4AA

    The Koss Pro-4AA were introduced in 1970 as the first dynamic headphones that deliver high fidelity performance with noise isolating. Retired in the late 80's, now are again available to buy. Suitable for a professional use, they keep their retro style and accurate reproduction and sound intensity.

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    Emma Mendez
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "I had a pair of these back in the 80s! They were real swell, and they look super cool retro."
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    #17Sony MDR-XB400

    Sony MDR-XB400

    The Sony MDR-XB400 headphones provide you with high quality sound and a superior bass response thanks to their direct vibe structure. They have a slim design and foam ear pads for long-term comfort.

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    Ralph Berry
    Written on February 5, 2018
    "These are really good quality in ear phones and I am pleased with the sound for the price I paid. I highly recommend these!"

Summary

Best What are the best headphones under 100 dollars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1AKG K551Electronics 22 Paid
2Sony MDR-7506Electronics 21 Paid
3Philips M1MKIIBK/27 Fidelio Electronics 17 Paid
4JVC HA-RX900Electronics 15 Paid
5Sennheiser HD 206Electronics 13 Paid
6Sony MDRZX110NCElectronics 11 Paid
7Mpow 059Electronics 8 Paid
8Superlux HD668BElectronics 6 Paid
9Bluedio T3Electronics 6 Paid
10AKG Pro Audio K77Electronics 3 Paid
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