14 best cheap headphones and earphones for $ 100 or less (2021)
Best Headphones It’s harder than you think to find less than $ 100. Here at WIRED, part of our job is to listen to music all day long, often on models that are very stylish and expensive. To test the bass, to evaluate the details, we have playlists for dance parties. But, believe it or not, we like it as much as trying cheap things. Looking at the headphones that bring together the most technology to make money, it seems that every year companies are making better and better models.
This does not mean that our work is done; the workshops are still flooded with incredibly cheap headphones, so we’ll continue to listen and update our options every month. While you’re looking for the next great pair, be sure to check out our many others shopping guides, including The best wireless headphones and The best wireless workout headphones.
Updated May 2021: We have added Anker Soundcore Life Q30 and Fiio FH1s and updated prices and links.
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