What are the best travel headphones under 50 US dollars?

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    #1Sony 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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    Sandra Valenzuela
    Written on February 8, 2018
    "These are some super budget headphones. They have pretty decent reviews, and are very cheap, so can't really go wrong."
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    #2Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

    Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

    Audio-Technica ATH-M20x is professional monitor headphones with modern design and high-quality materials. It has high-quality audio and effective sound isolation and offers a comfortable listening environment.

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    Patrick Carroll
    Written on February 21, 2018
    "These are great sounding headphones from a brand you can trust. Its fold in design makes carrying it easy for travelers."
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    #3Sony 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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    Vincent Henry
    Written on February 16, 2018
    "The Sony MDRZX110NC headphones are a great buy for the price. The headphones are stylish and attractive but also comfortable for long hours of use. The sound quality is stellar for the price. They also have a useful noise cancelling feature. I really like them, and they are compact enough to be useful for traveling as well."
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    #4Sennheiser 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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    Albert Hopkins
    Written on February 16, 2018
    "For my money, Sennheiser has always had the best quality headphones that you can buy. Their HD206 model is fantastic for travel thanks to it's lightweight design. They are reasonably priced as well."
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    #5Superlux 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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    He Wu
    Written on February 9, 2018
    "I love these headphones. The sound is so well balanced. Not too bassy, not too trebly or tin-y. Plus, they're super comfortable. Recommended, especially for the price."
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    #6OKCSC 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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    María Elena Blanco
    Written on February 14, 2018
    "I love the look of these headphones, but they are not well rated, and I'm not particularly impressed with them either. I specifically wanted a pair that could travel well, and these don't. The sound isn't as good as I'd hope, either. All they really satisfy is my price requirement, and barely."
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    #7Edifier 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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    Lauren Castro
    Written on February 12, 2018
    "For under $50, these are about as good as you can get in terms of solid headphones. The sound quality is crisp and clear, and I haven't had any issues with the materials."
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    #8Creative Sound Blaster Jam

    Creative Sound Blaster Jam

    Creative Sound Blaster Jam is an ultralight wireless headset with an ergonomic fit due to its soft ear cushions to ensure comfort in long listening time. This also has Bluetooth technology and can be charged via USB through a desktop computer.

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    Kyle Ellis
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "These headphones are great for the price. I've been using them while traveling across country and I'm very impressed with the sound and build quality. I think they'll be in use for at least several years."
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    #9Audio-Technica ATH-T200

    Audio-Technica ATH-T200

    The ATH-T200 is a pair of closed-back dynamic monitor headphones, equipped with 40mm driver and an adjustable double headband that allows you to wear them comfortably and listen to your favorite music for hours. 

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    Jason Welch
    Written on February 12, 2018
    "Nice pair of headphones that are both comfortable, and affordable. Does not cancel out noise or anything, but feel good, and have good sound quality. Nothing crazy as far as quality goes, but good enough to hear all the different sounds in any song!"
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    #10LC-dolida eye mask headphones

    LC-dolida eye mask headphones

    LC-dolida eye mask headphones is a comfortable wireless Bluetooth sleep-aid device. It's designed for sleeping or listening to music with its soft and washable cotton material and superior sound quality.

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    Bruce Johnston
    Written on March 17, 2018
    "Skip these ones! LC does not indicate that these headphones simply do not stay in the ears. The sound itself is very high quality but who needs to listen to music while they sleep? For everyday use, these are not the headphones that I would recommend."
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    #11Klipsch Reference R6 On-Ear

    Klipsch Reference R6 On-Ear

    Klipsch Reference R6 On-Ear is a lightweight, on-ear headphone with memory foam ear cups. This model has an adjustable leather headband to fit users' preference. It is designed with a noise-isolation technology ideal for traveling.

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    Miguel Ángel Saldaña
    Written on March 4, 2018
    "The Klipsh Reference R6 On-Ear headphones were recommended to me by a colleague as a cheap but decent set of travel headphones. Unfortunately, they sound absolutely awful. Music is thin and reedy and the ear cups started to fall apart after one trip."
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    #12CAHU CH Sleep Headphones

    CAHU CH Sleep Headphones

    CAHU CH sleep headphones are designed for sleep, meditation, relaxation, travel, and sports. It has a fitting breathable and washable headband for comfortable sleeping and listening to music!

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    Christian Jones
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "You want a headphone, you want an eyerest, you want a quiet space that is your own away from the noises? CAHU CH Sleep headphones have it all. enjoy your music and turn down the noise at the press of a purchase, get yours today"
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    #13Mpow Jaws Gen-4

    Mpow Jaws Gen-4
    Mpow Jaws Gen-4 Headphones comes with built-in intelligent magnet design for easy storage. It has a vibrate mode through Bluetooth connectivity to avoid missing incoming calls and noise reduction capacity for better experience.
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    Willie Bishop
    Written on February 20, 2018
    "The Mpow Jaws Gen-4 Headphones are pretty good travelling companions. I've really liked my pair and I always have them with me. They're good in a cab, on a train, and in the air."

Summary

Best What are the best travel headphones under 50 US dollars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Sony MDR-ZX310Electronics 17 Paid
2Audio-Technica ATH-M20xElectronics 16 Paid
3Sony MDRZX110NCElectronics 12 Paid
4Sennheiser HD 206Electronics 10 Paid
5Superlux HD668BElectronics 9 Paid
6OKCSC M1Electronics 7 Paid
7Edifier H840Electronics 6 Paid
8Creative Sound Blaster JamElectronics 4 Paid
9Audio-Technica ATH-T200 Electronics 2 Paid
10LC-dolida eye mask headphonesElectronics 0 Paid
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