What are the best headphones under 300 dollars?

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    #1Sennheiser Momentum

    Sennheiser Momentum
    The Sennheiser Momentum headphones allow you to listen to your favorite music with high quality sound. They are made of premium materials and have a sophisticated and iconic design. Their leather ear pads guarantee an extreme comfort during long listening sessions.
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    Roberto Godínez
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "I like these headphones for the price. Good build and sound quality. I don't really like my music and audiobooks loud, but they have to be clear. These do a good job of that."
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    #2Bose QuietComfort 25

    Bose QuietComfort 25

    The Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphones are compatible with iOs and Android devices with a revolutionary technology for noise cancelling. Also, it allows you to remote control your music and answer calls. Available in different colors.

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    Arjun Rathore
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "If you want high quality sound, and noise cancelling then these are the headphones for you. The price point on these is great for the quality. They could easily sell for twice the cost. They're also incredibly comfortable. "
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    #3V-MODA Crossfade

    V-MODA Crossfade
    Crossfade M-100 are the world's first crowdsourced, lightweight metal, noise-isolating headphones. The modern audiophile sound signature is the winner of 20+ Editors' Choice Awards, including CNET & Voted #1 Headphones by DJ Mag back to back. Over 40% of the world's top 100 DJs use the Crossfade M-100 on stage, on the road and in the studio.
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    Joan Obrien
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "I like these headphones. They sound pretty good. The noise isolation is excellent."
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    #4Focal Listen

    Focal Listen

    Focal Listen is a wireless closed-back headphone with a battery capacity capable of up to 20 hours of listening. It has ergonomic controls and an isolation that can preserve acoustic qualities of the headphone even in loud surroundings.

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    Charlotte Fu
    Written on January 22, 2018
    "High end headphones are a luxury item. The Focal Listen has a lot of potential."
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    #5Beats Solo 2

    Beats Solo 2

    Beats Solo2 is a pair of Wired On-Ear Headphones, available in up to 10 colors that delivers fine-tuned acoustics and stands out for its clarity and balance in sounds. It's been designed for a portable usage, so it's ideal for casual listeners who need to neutralize external sounds.

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    Amanda Martin
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "I don't love these for the price, honestly. They're fine but I think there are better options available on the market. I just find them a bit too pricey and not great value overall. They do get the job done, it's just there are better quality and better value options available in my opinion."
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    #6Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

    Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

    The ATH-M50x is a pair of closed back headphones that can be used for studio monitoring as well as casual music listening. The sound produced by this headphones can be considered as neutral or balanced but has a slightly aggressive tone.

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    Bruce Qiu
    Written on January 28, 2018
    "I am a huge fan of these headphones. Earbuds don't fit my ears very well, and cheap headphones hurt and don't block a lot of sound out. Or they're enormous and heavy, so you don't want to wear them except at home where you can put your head back. These headphones are comfortable, let you hear just the music, and don't feel like you've got beer cans attached to your head. And they sound great, which is the number one thing headphones should do."
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    #7Sennheiser B01MSZSJE9

    Sennheiser B01MSZSJE9

    Sennheiser B01MSZSJE9 offers exceptional sound for every day listening to mobile devices. It is powered by proprietary Sennheiser drivers that deliver a well-balanced, amazingly detailed sound with dynamic bass. It also has a Bluetooth wireless technology. 

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    Aanya Jindal
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "These headphones are actually pretty good. Very plain though. They are under $300 so the price is decent. The could do with some color or other customization. Good Sound"
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    #8Sony XB950B1

    Sony XB950B1

    Sony XB950B1 are over-ear headphones that feature a high-quality wireless audio with Bluetooth and NFC, plus LDAC, The Sony Connect App optimize your sound settings adjusting bass levels and selecting preset functions.

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    Julio Carrasco
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "Sony XB950B1 are over-ear headphones that feature a high-quality wireless audio with Bluetooth and NFC, best headphones for the price"
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    #9Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro

    Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro
    The DT770 Pro is a pair of over-ear headphones, specially designed for professional mixing and studio recording thanks to its high-resolution sound. This is a good option not only for professionals but also people who need to cope with a noisy environment or want some comfortable headphones to to use for many hours.
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    Richard Griffin
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "I have not heard of this particular brand, but the user reviews for this pair of headphones appear to be very good. This is also a good price for these sorts of headphones, so this seems like a good search result to me."
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    #10Shure SRH440

    Shure SRH440
    Shure SRH440 are professional studio headphones optimized for home and studio, circumaural collapsible design and provides excellent sound and comfort. 
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    Gloria Rodriguez
    Written on January 29, 2018
    "This are great headphones. they have excellent sound and comfort. i recommend them to everyone because they are the best in the country"
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    #11BÖHM B-66

    BÖHM B-66
    The BÖHM B-66 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones is a pair of headphones that deliver powerful, thumping bass, prominent mids and sparkling highs. It features a built-in rechargeable battery, inline microphone and a lightweight aluminum housing.
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    Jorge Torres
    Written on January 22, 2018
    "The BÖHM B-66 wireless bluetooth headphone set is absolutely unparalleled in noise cancellation and active/talk time without relying on the charger. It has a very nice range, and the sound is almost always crisp and clear. The lightweight aluminum gives it a more luxurious feel, and the outer ear pieces don't pinch your ears like some headsets. This makes it much more comfortable for long periods of use."
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    #12Plantronics BackBeat 500

    Plantronics BackBeat 500

    The Plantronics BlackBeat 500 is a fabulous budget over-ear Bluetooth headphones that feature long-lasting battery life with up to 18 hours of wireless listening on a single charge, memory foam headband, high-quality audio and full connectivity with your smartphone, tablet or computer. 

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    Jane Medina
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "Super nice. I just received this device, time will tell. But first impressions are these headphones were worth every penny. They are very comfy and the headphones block out a lot of sound."
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    #13AKG 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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    Kathryn Alvarado
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "AKG K551 was one of the go to headphone choices I have. A lot of people really like Beats, but I would really put these to the test and compare them to the AKG K551. I think they might even be better! You aren't paying for a name, you are paying for what you get in the product!"
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    #14Grado 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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    Vivaan Balasubramanium
    Written on February 4, 2018
    "I was really happy with these headphones the sound quality is superb and they were under $300 they really are top of the line equipment at an affordable price."

Summary

Best What are the best headphones under 300 dollars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Sennheiser MomentumElectronics 22 Paid
2Bose QuietComfort 25Electronics 21 Paid
3V-MODA Crossfade Electronics 17 Paid
4Focal Listen Electronics 15 Paid
5Beats Solo 2Electronics 12 Paid
6Audio-Technica ATH-M50xElectronics 12 Paid
7Sennheiser B01MSZSJE9Electronics 11 Paid
8Sony XB950B1Electronics 11 Paid
9Beyerdynamic DT770 ProElectronics 9 Paid
10Shure SRH440Electronics 8 Paid
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