What are the best sound quality headphones under 100 dollars?

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    #1V-MODA Crossfade LP

    V-MODA Crossfade LP

    V-MODA Crossfade LP headphones features 50mm dual-diaphragm drivers that provide deep vibrant bass and premium materials and lightweight metal construction that lets you wear them comfortably for hours.

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    Mark Hart
    Written on February 5, 2018
    "Everything promised comes through with these headphones. They are light, they are comfortable, and they do sound great. Not just great, they also pump out some serious bass. So much that I've had people near me get really annoyed at what I'm listening to. They can't hear it, but they can hear the thumps. The road to hearing loss has never been so much fun. Great headphones."
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    #2Grado 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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    James Mills
    Written on January 31, 2018
    "This is nice headphone "
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    #3Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

    Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

    That award-winning formula is embodied in the newly remastered M-Series line, with a model perfectly suited for every discerning listener. Contoured earcups seal tight for excellent sound isolation, with minimal bleed. And the pro-grade materials are durable, yet comfortable. M-Series professional monitor headphones deliver accurate audio and outstanding comfort that gets the job done

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    Marilyn Cooper
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "You really couldn't hope to do much better for a set of headphones at this price point. I can find no fault in the sound quality at all and have been really impressed with the depth and the cleanness of the audio. My one small quibble is that they clamp a little firmly over the ears and can be a little bit uncomfortable to wear if you are using them for an extended period of time. All in all though, I am satisfied with this purchase and love the way that audio sounds when played through these headphones."
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    #4Sennheiser HD280PRO

    Sennheiser HD280PRO

    The HD 280 PRO is a high-quality headphone by Sennheiser that features dynamic, closed-ear, lightweight and comfortable build-up. It has a 3.3 - 9.8 feet coiled wire and up to 32 db attenuation of outside sound source.

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    Alan Reynolds
    Written on February 5, 2018
    "The sound is really good on these, and they are a bit small, but for the price these are perfect. If you have the money to spare you can get much better headphones, but for going under $100 these are some of the best you'll get! If you move them around they squeak a bit, so you may want to shop around if you'll be doing a lot of moving around while wearing them. "
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    #5Cowin E7

    Cowin E7
    The Cowin E7 headphones have an active noise cancelling technology that will allow you to listen more clearly to your songs and audios. In addition, you will be able to speak using their built-in microphone, with no need of wires thanks to the Bluetooth technology. 
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    Nicholas Warren
    Written on February 3, 2018
    "Crappy audio quality. For this price, you can get something much better in the lower-mid range. They are built cheaply too. They're already starting to fall apart and I've only had them for 2 weeks. Don't buy these. "
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    #6Shure 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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    Kyle Harris
    Written on January 28, 2018
    "nice product i am loving it"
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    #7Panasonic 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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    Andy Ma
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "these are some great headphones for the price "
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    #8Sony 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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    Jose Ramos
    Written on January 29, 2018
    "This is a good solution because it is highly rated and under $100. There is noise cancelling and it has excellent battery life."
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    #9BÖHM 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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    Katherine Moreno
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "Stylish and useful. A lot of great reviews. This is a very popular item with hardly any complaints. I would feel confident about this product."
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    #10I-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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    Maricela Alonso
    Written on February 1, 2018
    "These headphones are very decent bang for your buck head phones for under 100 bucks. they are very comfortable and they look really cool."
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    #11Philips 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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    Mark Owens
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "great headphones with an hip design for under 100 dollars you cant go wrong"
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    #12OKCSC 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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    Grace Collins
    Written on February 1, 2018
    "The sound is decent on these. The price is reasonable. They are quite comfortable. I wear them everyday. The shipping was a little slow."
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    #13TaoTronics 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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    Concepción Jímenez
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "These TaoTronics are the bomb diggity, yo! They keep me bumping all the latest tracks constantly. 5 outta 5."
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    #14Status Audio Headphones

    Status Audio Headphones

    Status Audio CB-1 Closed Back Headphones are designed with ergonomic earpads to provide good listening experience inside and outside the studio. It is also made with foldable earcups for portable and comfortable use.

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    Liu Lee
    Written on February 8, 2018
    "While this is a fairly good middle range headphones, if your budget can go up all the way to $100 I'd try a different pair. They fit okay, but the sound quality just wasn't what I'd hoped for."
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    #15Panasonic RP-HTX80B-H Headphones

    Panasonic RP-HTX80B-H Headphones

    Panasonic RP-HTX80B wireless headphones are designed for traveling or just relaxing. It comes equipped with sound-enhancing drivers and can run for 24 hours when fully charged. The soft-cushioned ear pads offer a comfortable experience.

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    Abhinav Pillai
    Written on March 8, 2018
    "These headphones have decent sound quality. I wished that they had better padding for the price."
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    #16Panasonic RP-HF400B-K Headphones

    Panasonic RP-HF400B-K Headphones

    Panasonic RP-HF400B-K Headphones offer a tangle-free experience. Users can easily sync their phones to this unit through a Bluetooth connection.  This model is also designed for everyday use with its lightweight and compact style.

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    Ananya Chavan
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "I gave these headphones to my husband as a gift and he loves them. He said they are very light weight and it stays charged for a long time. The sound was great on them and you can have them turned up all the way without having any distortion. He uses them every day when he is at work."
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    #17Klipsch R6 II Headphones

    Klipsch R6 II Headphones

    Klipsch R6 II in-ear headphones have an advanced engineering and industrial design that offers style and quality performance to users. Made with patented oval-shaped tips and wired connectivity to smartphones and other gadgets.

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    Aaron Berry
    Written on February 27, 2018
    "These are the best earbuds I have purchased in this price range. The bass response is great without being overpowering, with an overall good sound quality. The weight of them is light without feeling cheap, and they are very comfortable."
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    #18Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

    Klipsch S4i Rugged has an all-weather design with 3-button remote that offers users the freedom of precisely controlling their playlist and calls. It comes with patented oval-shaped ear tips in yellow, orange, blue, or red.

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    Debra Keller
    Written on March 2, 2018
    "These are nice sounding headphones and very durable. I don't have to worry about using them at the gym, I know they'll hold up. And the brand is a long trusted one of mine, they sound great."

Summary

Best What are the best sound quality headphones under 100 dollars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1V-MODA Crossfade LPElectronics 30 Paid
2Grado SR80e Electronics 28 Paid
3Audio-Technica ATH-M40xElectronics 26 Paid
4Sennheiser HD280PROElectronics 24 Paid
5Cowin E7Electronics 20 Paid
6Shure SRH440Electronics 19 Paid
7Panasonic RP-HTX80BElectronics 15 Paid
8Sony MDRZX110NCElectronics 13 Paid
9BÖHM B-66Electronics 10 Paid
10I-Mego ThroneElectronics 8 Paid
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