What are the best sounding headphones under 100 dollars?

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    #1Bose 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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    Mary Simmons
    Written on February 7, 2018
    "It have amazing sound quality when we compared to its price. It have thick earcups that can be easily adjustable. The only problem is there is a cord that was little long. "
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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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    Shreyas Rodrigues
    Written on February 1, 2018
    "I'm always on the lookout for great sounding headphones that are reasonable in price and I recently tried out this pair here: Grado SR80e Prestige Series Headphones. I've never tried this brand before but I've been thoroughly impressed with the sound quality overall. The bass is great and all of the music I've tried with them sounds nearly flawless. The price is good and I don't really have much negative to say about them. If I did have a single issue with them it would be that they sometimes hurt my ears after extended use."
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    #3Shure 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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    Jorge Luis Aguilar
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "The link it to the Amazon product page for the Shure SRH440 Professional Studio Headphones (Black). The Shure SRH440 are professional studio headphones optimized for home and studio, circumaural collapsible design and provides excellent sound and comfort. The Shure SRH440 Professional Studio Headphones have received 4 out of 5 stars from 460 customer reviews."
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    #4Sony 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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    Hannah Anderson
    Written on January 28, 2018
    "I wouldnt call these the best but they are decent. The arent really noise cancelling, The tend to muffle outside noise more than anything, which can mess the the sound quality a bit. If your along in a quiet place these should be okay."
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    #5Sony 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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    Edward Cooper
    Written on January 31, 2018
    "Sound and build quality is fantastic. I fell in love with the color when I saw my coworker's pair. The only shortcoming for me is that they are an on-ear design. Many people can tolerate them but my ears begin to hurt after short usage, but I should have checked to see the design before I bought them."
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    #6TaoTronics 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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    Alice Bennett
    Written on February 4, 2018
    "At the price point of around 70 dollars the TaoTronics TT-BH17US are cheap but dont feel that way They have a sturdy build offer great sound and on one charge you can get 20 hours of playtime if your looking for headphones under 100 these would be a great choice"
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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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    Jordan Day
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "These headphones sound awesome, hold a charge for a long time and charge quickly. The look of them is a perfect mixture of modern and classic."
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    #8AKG 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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    Howard Bennett
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "I blow through headphones, at least a couple of pair a year, and I think I've tried every style out there. I've come to greatly prefer over the ear headphones. They stay where you want them, aren't easy to lose, and I think the sound quality is better. Plus you don't have to worry about people overhearing whatever you are listening to. These are definitely one of the best pairs of headphones I have owned and a steal at under 100. The sound quality is amazing and the build quality is equally as good. The in-line mic is a nice bonus as well. "
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    #9JVC 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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    Matthew Gonzalez
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "extra natural sound"
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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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    Margaret Curtis
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "I didn't like these headphones! After a couple of hours, they were uncomfortable to wear and they hurt my ears. "
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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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    Joseph Barrett
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "These headphones are decent headphones. I like the way they look, and the sound is pretty good. They are no bose headphones though. To a real audiophile these headphones would not make the cut. Oh yeah, and as far as the termite-proof wood is concerned; I've never personally worried about termites compromising my headphones, so that is a moot point. "
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    #12Panasonic 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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    Frank Chavez
    Written on March 7, 2018
    "Fantastic over ear set of wireless headphones. They feature large 40mm drivers that give you deep bass and high highs. The best part is the 24 hours worth of playback you can get off a single charge. Better yet, if you are like me and you forget to charge one night is that a quick 15 minutes of charging will get you nearly 3 hours of playback. Great set of headphones for under a hundred bucks."


Best What are the best sounding headphones under 100 dollars
1Bose SoundTrue 741648-0010Electronics 24 Paid
2Grado SR80e Electronics 21 Paid
3Shure SRH440Electronics 18 Paid
4Sony MDRZX110NCElectronics 17 Paid
5Sony MDR-XB400Electronics 14 Paid
6TaoTronics TT-BH17USElectronics 11 Paid
7Panasonic RP-HTX80BElectronics 10 Paid
8AKG K551Electronics 8 Paid
9JVC HA-RX900Electronics 6 Paid
10I-Mego ThroneElectronics 4 Paid

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