Last update June 14th, 2016
I get it. You’re on a budget. But a good pair of quality headphones doesn’t always have to cost you an arm and a leg. So, if you’re looking for quality sound headphones which can deliver the best bang for your buck, then your search ends here.
The Best Headphones Under $100
1. Sol Republic 1211-03 Tracks On-Ear Interchangeable Headphones
Tracks are Remix compatible – you can swap in different headbands and cables with ease.
They use the V8 sound engine the helps optimize sound for a deep bass and high clarity mids and highs.
The 3.5mm jack is compatible with all your gadgets: BlackBerry, iPhone, iPod, Android and more.
Sol Republic 1211-03 Tracks On-Ear Unboxing Video
2. AKG K 240 Semi-Open Studio Headphones
Thanks to the semi-open design, the heat that develops from extended wear is reduced to a minimum.
The semi-open design which also includes a highly accurate dynamic transducer for naturally open sound quality.
It’s 15Hz-25kHz frequency range gives you a well balanced sound, powerfull response bass and thicker, accurate mids and clear, detailed highs.
The cable and headphones come with mini XLR connectors for a perfect contact and secure mechanical connection.
The cable is made out of 99.99% oxygen free copper and has gold plated plugs on both ends, ensuring maximum signal transfer.
AKG K 240 Semi-Open Studio Headphones Video Review
3. Grado Prestige Series SR-60i Padded Headphones
The Grado SR60 headphones are well-known for offering outstanding listening comfort and also for producing high quality sound, all for a low cost.
Their unique design concept is made of low mass polymer carefully formed to broaden resonant modes to reduce their amplitude.
The 360 degrees rotating earpieces are perfect for packing sound on the go.
All in all the Grado SR-60i headphones offers pure high quality sound that rival other headphones that cost triple as much.
Grado Prestige Series SR-60i Padded Headphones Video Review
4. Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone
The Sony MDR7506 headphones come with a neodymium magnet which provides excellent power-handling, and 40-millimeter drivers deliver high-quality sound, with a wide frequency response of 10 Hz – 20 kHz.
This means crystal clear highs, present mids and an extended low-end.
These large diaphragm headphones are designed for professional studio and live/broadcast applications.
The closed-ear design provides you with both comfort and excellent reduction of external noises.
The headphones come with a 9.8 foot coiled cord which ends in a gold-plated plug. The plug also allows use in both 1/4-inch and 1/8-inch applications.
Sony MDR7506 Video Review
5. Sennheiser HD-280 PRO Headphones
The Sennheiser HD-280 PRO Headphones have a lightweight and comfortable design that deliver accurate, linear sound reproduction with up to 32dB of ambient noise attenuation
The headphones come with a wide gadget compatibility, including MP3, iPod, DVD, and CD players as well as mobile phones supporting a 3.5mm jack plug.
They also support (listen only) the latest generation of tablets, from the iPad to the most recent Android tablets and the Blackberry Playbook.
The 9.8 feet coiled cable has a 3.5mm mini jack and comes with a locking 1/4-inch adapter for home or studio stereo equipment.
Sennheiser HD-280 PRO Headphones Video Review
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