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The Best Over-Ear Headphones under $370

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Plantronics

BackBeat PRO+ Wireless Hi-Fi Headphones

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From $299.99

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Bose

Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

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From $349

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Sennheiser Pro Audio

HD 650

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Plantronics BackBeat PRO+ Wireless Hi-Fi Headphones

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BUY NOW From $299.99

Features

  • HIGH QUALITY AUDIO: Rich and lifelike audio delivering rich bass, crisp high, and natural mid tones through extremely comfortable headphones.
  • MULTIPLE DEVICE SYNC TECHNOLOGY: Listen to a movie on your tablet and quickly answer the call on your smartphone; these headphones are compatible with all smart devices including iPhone, iPad, and Droid devices.
  • COMFORT: Perfect travel and in-flight headphones include pillow soft ear cups to provide lasting comfort while canceling and isolating background noise.
  • LONG LASTING BATTERY LIFE: The Plantronics technology offers up to 24 hours of listening while providing 330 feet of Bluetooth range.
  • NOISE-CANCELING HEADPHONES: Block out background noise while working, relaxing, and traveling with on-demand active noise canceling technology.

Pros

  • ⊕ Easy pairing.
  • ⊕ Good battery life.
  • ⊕ Great sound quality.
  • ⊕ Long-lasting battery.

Cons

  • ⊖ No in-line remote.
  • ⊖ Controversial looks.
  • ⊖ Not noise-cancelling.

Specs

  • Colors: White.

Sony WH1000XM3

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Features

  • Quick Attention Mode: Cover the Right Ear Cup to Turn Down Your Music for Instant, Easy Conversation.
  • Smart Listening: Adjusts the Ambient Sound to Your Activity to Give You the Best Noise Cancellation.
  • Voice Assistant: Alexa Enabled for Voice Access to Music, Information and More. Activate with a Simple Touch.
  • Comfortable to Wear: Ergonomically Redesigned Foldable Earphones for Easy Travel / Listening Comfort.
  • Long Battery Life: A Single Charge Provides Up to 30 Hrs of Playtime for Reliable All Day Listening.
  • Digital Noise Canceling: Industry Leading Anc Lends a Personalized, Virtually Soundproof Experience. Phone Call: a built-in mic enables you to take hands-free calls.
  • Touch Controls: Control Music Tracks and Volume, Activate Your Voice Assistant and Take Phone Calls.
  • In the Box: Foldable Headphone, Carry Case, Charging Cable and Audio Cable for a Wired Connection.

Pros

  • ⊕ Sleek design.
  • ⊕ Amazing sound quality.
  • ⊕ Fantastic audio quality.
  • ⊕ Excellent sound quality.
  • ⊕ AptX HD and LDAC support.

Cons

  • ⊖ Expensive.
  • ⊖ High price tag.
  • ⊖ Misleading battery life.
  • ⊖ Clunky physical controls.
  • ⊖ Unintuitive touch controls.

Specs

  • Bluetooth 4.1, 5.0 (LDAC aptX): 4.2.
  • Weight: 9 oz.
  • Wireless Range: 30 ft.
  • Battery Life: 30 hours.
  • Wired/Wireless: Wireless.
  • Color: Black, Silver.
  • Product Dimensions: 3 x 6.25 x 8 in.
  • Audio Codecs (Atmos, 5.1, 7.1, Virtual Surround): SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC.

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Best for Noise Cancellation
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Features

  • Personalize your environment with 11 levels of noise cancelling control distractions or let ambient sound in.
  • Optimized for the Google Assistant; Access your voice assistant with a simple button press.
  • Stay connected to the world without reaching for your phone; Intuitive touch controls on the ear cups keep everything simple.
  • Bose SimpleSync technology allows you to pair your Headphones 700 with the Bose Soundbar 500 or 700 for a personal listening experience.
  • Turn any space into a workplace — with powerful noise cancelling, astonishing sound, unrivaled voice pickup.
  • Listen comfortably for hours a streamlined, lightweight stainless steel headband and angled ear cups make for a perfect fit.
  • Keep your phone in your pocket and your head up to the world with easy access to voice assistants for music, navigation, weather, and more.
  • Access Alexa with the push of a button, or use the wake up word.
  • Get up to 20 hours of wireless battery life and time based power information.

Pros

  • ⊕ Comfortable.
  • ⊕ Elegant design.
  • ⊕ Fun, lively sound.
  • ⊕ Tight, crisp sound.
  • ⊕ Intuitive controls.

Cons

  • ⊖ Pricey.
  • ⊖ Expensive.
  • ⊖ Expensive.
  • ⊖ No EQ (yet).
  • ⊖ Subpar companion app.

Specs

  • Weight: 25g.
  • Cable length: N/A.
  • NFC: Yes.
  • Wireless range: 33 ft.
  • Acoustic design: Closed.
  • Battery life: 20 hours.
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Sennheiser Pro Audio HD 650

Best for High-End Sound Quality
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Features

  • Specially designed acoustic silk ensures precision damping over the entire frequency range and helps to reduce THD to an incredible 0.05percent.
  • Improved frequency response of 10 39,500 Hertz ( 10 dB) for rich sound.
  • Hand selected matched driver elements.
  • High power neodymium magnets deliver maximum efficiency.
  • Hand selected matched driver elements; Highly optimized magnet systems for minimum harmonic and inter modulation distortion.
  • Lightweight aluminum voice coils for very fast transient response.
  • Specially designed acoustic silk ensures precision damping over the entire frequency range and helps to reduce THD to an incredible 0.05 percent.
  • Lightweight aluminum voice coils for very fast transient response.
  • High power neodymium magnets deliver maximum efficiency ; 3.5 millimeter jack plug.Frequency response (Headphones):10 41000 Hz.
  • Improved frequency response is 10 39,500 Hertz ( 10 dB).
  • Cable length 118 inches.

Pros

  • ⊕ Great sound.
  • ⊕ Elegant design.
  • ⊕ High-quality sound.
  • ⊕ Solid build quality.
  • ⊕ Sturdy build quality.

Cons

  • ⊖ Tight fit.
  • ⊖ High price tag.
  • ⊖ Tight, clamping fit.
  • ⊖ Hyper-specific use case.

Specs

  • Wired/wireless: Wired.
  • Weight: 0.57 lbs.
  • Impedance: 300 ohms.
  • Frequency response: 10–39500 Hz.
  • Color: Gray and Black.
  • Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 3.75 x 8 in.