Top headphones for iPod & iPhone – reviews and latest

Although the traditional white iPod & iPhone earbuds have improved over the years there are plenty of better headphone options out there in the market for you to consider. After all you want to be able to enjoy your digital music as best as possible.

Depending on your style and preference there are a lot of categories of headphones to choose from. You might be after a pair of fashionable headphones, perhaps you need good noise-cancellation, in-ear or over-ear, closed or open back, or perhaps wireless. There are options for pretty much every scenario out there.

We have searched the market, tested a few headphones, and read a lot of expert reviews and consumer opinions, which combined have generated the below overview of some of what we believe represents headphone best buys. We have also broken them down into categories to make the search easier for those that are looking for a specific kind of headphone for their iPod or iPhone.

Headphones by style and price

iPod headphones best buys

MUST HAVE!
3
B&W P5 headphones
World famous Hi-Fi producers Bowers & Wilkins have created some high-end headphones for the iPod and iPhone -...
MUST HAVE!
3
Bose QuietComfort 15 headphones
Block out unwanted sounds from planes, trains, and chatty commuters while you enjoy your music in private with...
AKG K450 portable headphones
Are you in the market for a new pair of portable over-head headphones? Then you might want to...
Klipsch Image X10i in-ear headphones
The Klipsch Image X10i are tiny and lightweight, but with a good sound that has landed them top...
5
Sony MDR1-RBT bluetooth headphones with NFC
Over the last couple of weeks I have been trying out the latest wireless headphones from Sony; the...
RHA MA350 earphones
We are a ‘plugged-in’ generation, but not everone can afford to pay the often high price that comes...
3
Jabra revo wireless bluetooth headphone
While attending the Gadget Show 2013 a visit to the Jabra stand ended with me leaving with a...
6
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H6 headphones
The Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H6 over-ear headphones goes straight into my top 3 list of best headphones...
Philips Fidelio L1 headphones
Philips have been paying attention to trends in the headphone market and has announced the arrival of the...
3
Bowers & Wilkins P7 over-ear headphones
Bowers & Wilkins have been pleasing the ears of Apple owners with high quality audio devices for years...
1
New Beats by Dre Studio 2013 headphones
A few years ago a pair of headphones arrived on the scene that would change the market and...
2
Sol Republic Master Tracks
Overall the Sol Republic Master Tracks is a great all-round headphone that performs well both at home and...
3
Philips Fidelio M1
The Philips Fidelio M1 headphones have been around for a while now, so I have been a bit...
3
Sol Republic Jax headphones
SOL Republic is probably better known for their modular headphones, which in the US is closely connected to...
2
House of Marley Liberate headphones
The House of Marley Liberate on-ear headphones provided a very enjoyable listening experience. They are lively both in...
2
The price might be in the higher end of the budget for many, but in my opinion the...
1
The Beats by Dr.Dre Solo headphones are the mid-level headphones in the range, but still have the same...
The Audio Technica ATH-M50 professional studio monitor headphones seems to get top marks from both experts and consumers,...
2
House of Marley Freedom Stir it Up headphones unboxed
The House of Marley Freedom Stir it Up over-ear headphones provides a comfortable fit, a strong and durable...
Klipsch Image S4i in-ear headphones
The Klipsch Image S4i in-ear heapdhones with noise cancellation and talk functionality on cable comes highly rated by...
Fanny Wang headphones is the latest entrant in the growing fashion focused headphones market, promising to deliver style...
1
Sennheiser rarely makes a bad set of headphones, and the Sennheiser MM50 is no exception, as they deliver...
1
Philips SHB9001/00 bluetooth headphones
The Philips SHB9001/00 bluetooth headphone is something as unusual as a stylish looking over-head headphone at a reasonable...
The Bose AE2 headphones provides comfortable listening for hours thanks to its lightweight design, comfortable around-ear cups, and...
Beyerdynamic T50P are ready to take on the B&W P5 and Beats by Dr.Dre in a ears-on battle...
1
The Sennheiser CX 300-II might be the perfect option for a budget upgrade of your default iPod in-ear...
Audio Technica ATH-ES55 portable headphones have been awarded with best-in-class rating from a leading HiFi publication, making them...
The Grado SR60i over-head headphones are both affordable with their less than £100 price point, and they come...
It might have taken some time but with the Bowers & Wilkins C5 in-ear headphones this high-end audio...
in-ear headphones SL49 from Soul by Ludacris
Strong audio performance highlights the SL49 in-ear headphones from Ludacris as they showcase that celebrity endorsed headphones towards...
Beats by Dr Dre Mixr DJ headphones
The Beats by Dr.Dre Mixr headphones are for both the DJ in you and the traveler, with its...
Beats by Dr.Dre Executive headphones
With the Beats by Dr.Dre Executive headphones the popular brand is going more Wall Street than High Street,...
Klipsch Image One Bluetooth on-ear headphones
Klipsch has for long been a popular choice amongst iDevice owners for both their high-end earphones and their...
Parrot Zik wireless headphones with NFC
While the wireless headphone market still got some way to go before becoming the mainstream option, developments such...
1
Bose QuietComfort 20i in-ear noise cancelling headphones
With the Quietcomfort 15 Bose set the standard for on-ear noise cancelling headphones, and now they have refined...
1
Sennheiser Momentum on-ear headphones
In my opinion, Sennheiser has always delivered some of the best quality for money headphones in the market,...
Klipsch Image One headphones
Klipsch Image One features quality build and a pleasent sound experience that is slightly on the bass heavy...
Gear4 GP07i in-ear headphones
Gear4 is probably amongst the best known accessory brands in the UK, producing topselling iPod speaker docks, protective...
Bose AE2w bluetooth headphones
Bose has long been amongst the forefront in quality headphones that are wired, and with the wireless...
Acorn E1 Wooden in-ear headphones
In a very competitive headphone market, the British newcomer Acorn Audio has done a decent job with their...
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