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The Best Earbud & In-Ear Headphones under $170

★ Top Choice


Dual Driver BT ANC


From $149.99

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♥ Runner Up

Bang & Olufsen

Beoplay E4


From $157.55

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Best for Wireless Audio Purists
Best Bluetooth Headphones


Solo3 Wireless


From $169.99

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1MORE Dual Driver BT ANC

★ Top Choice
BUY NOW From $149.99


  • ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE CANCELLATION - The cutting-edge Environmental Noise Cancellation (ENC) technology has a precise microphone array that efficiently filters out background noise so communication remains crystal clear no matter which environment you are in. Input is 5V 1A.
  • ACTIVE NOISE CANCELLATION - 1MORE’s self-schemed TiinLab A2 chip achieves superior Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) by using a wider frequency range EQ adjustment to counteract bandwidth. Enjoy smarter noise cancellation with natural and full sounding audio so you can appreciate a serene listening experience.
  • ERGONOMIC NECKBAND - A soft and comfortable neckband with silicone cover provides a natural, ergonomic fit for prolonged use. Magnetic rear earbud covers provide a necklace like shape for convenient storage around your neck when not in use.
  • WIRED AND WIRELESS LISTENING - Enjoy a meticulous wireless listening experience with Bluetooth 4.2 and a wireless range of up to 30 ft. A Type-C to 3.5 mm connection provides the option for wired playback if battery runs low.
  • DUAL DRIVERS - One dynamic driver and a separate balanced armature with a proprietary acoustic design deliver an extremely accurate listening experience with unsurpassed dynamic power and clarity. A patented titanium composite diaphragm with a sandwich-like structure produces a fully balanced and precise soundstage.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E4

♥ Runner Up
BUY NOW From $157.55


  • ADVANCED ACTIVE NOISE CANCELLATION brings serenity to your busy world. The advanced hybrid ANC in these earbuds blocks out noisy environments while preserving Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound quality.
  • No Bluetooth. Frequency response - 20-16,000 Hz. Impedance - 16 Ohms.


  • ⊕ Can be used in passive mode.


  • ⊖ Design feels out of date.

RHA T20 Wireless

Best for Wireless Audio Purists
BUY NOW From $160.68


  • 12-Hour Bluetooth secure flex neckband with aptX compatibility.
  • Detachable MMCX housings with wired or wireless cable options included.
  • 3-Year , when purchased from RHA or directly.
  • Bass and treble boost via swappable Tuning filters.
  • Dualcoil drivers deliver Peerless, immersive Audio.


  • ⊕ Nice array of eartips.


  • ⊖ Expensive.


  • Wire-Free: no.
  • Wireless: yes.
  • Type: In-Canal.
  • Connection Type: Bluetooth.

Beats Solo3 Wireless

Best Headphones
BUY NOW From $169.99


  • Take calls, control your music, and activate Siri with the multifunction on-ear controls.
  • Features the Apple W1 chip and Class 1 wireless Bluetooth connectivity.
  • The award-winning sound and design you’ve come to love from Beats, with premium playback with fine-tuned acoustics that maximize clarity, breadth, and balance.
  • High-performance wireless Bluetooth headphones in gloss black.
  • With Fast Fuel, 5 minutes of charging gives you 3 hours of playback when battery is low.
  • With up to 40 hours of battery life, Beats Solo3 wireless is your perfect everyday headphone.
  • What's in the box: Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones, carrying case, 3.5mm RemoteTalk cable, Universal USB charging cable (USB-A to USB Micro-B), Quick Start Guide and Warranty Card.
  • Sleek, streamlined design that’s durable and foldable to go everywhere you do.
  • Compatible with iOS and Android devices.
  • Adjustable fit with comfort-cushioned ear cups made for everyday use.


  • ⊖ A bit overpriced.