Top 10 Headphones and Headsets in the World

A study was carried out in 2014, and the results are still relevant – here is the world’s best headset and headphones!

Headsets and Headphones

Time has created a great list of the best headset and headphone brands. Each producer could get 100 points, where 75% was based on what experts believe (eg. TechCrunch, PC Mag, CNET or Good Geaqr Guide) and 25% were specifications such as noise reduction, sensitivity, etc. Here we present the top 10.

Top 10 Headphones and Headsets in the World

Top 10 headsets and headphones

  1. Shure (90/100)
  2. Grado (89/100)
  3. Klipsch (84/100)
  4. Pioneer (83/100)
  5. Sony (80/100)
  6. AKG (79/100)
  7. Sennheiser (78/100)
  8. JVC (75/100)
  9. Audio-Technica (74/100)
  10. Panasonic (74/100)

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According to this report, Apple gets 74 out of 100 points, and Beats by Dreget 58 out of 100 points. But keep in mind that this list is not the only and best … The results are based on the average level of quality of all products (which means that a pair of headphones that were not of as good quality can destroy the producers score). But it is certainly an interesting way to compare different manufacturers and their products.