Best Bluetooth Headphones under $100 for 2018 – Reviews and Buying Guide

The importance of high-quality headphones. After going through many options, dropping more money than I care to admit, I finally narrowed down my choices and it wasn’t easy.

If you have less than $100 to spare, then any of these headphones may work best to keep whatever it is you’re listening to privately:

Koss UR40 Collapsible Headphones

Koss UR40 Collapsible Over-Ear Headphones

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Not every functional headphone needs to have a host of features to make them worth it. Take the Koss UR40 collapsible headphones, for instance. They’re affordable, adjustable, and provide a great sound quality, and though they may not have noise cancellation, the ear cups conform nicely to the listener’s ears, ensuring minimal outside noise penetrates and ruins the listening experience.

Mpow Bluetooth Headphones

Mpow Thor Bluetooth Headphones On Ear, 40mm Driver Wireless Headset Foldable with Mic, Wired and Wireless Headphones for Cell Phone/TV/PC

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Mpow’s wireless headset may look a little clunky, but that doesn’t affect its functionality at all Easy-to-use controls for audio, video, and phone calls are accessible on the side of one earpiece, making it easy to pause and play music, and start and stop phone calls. The built-in 420mAh battery allows for 13 hours of wireless use, but there’s no limit in time with the included auxiliary jack. Despite its bulkier design, the Mpow wireless .Bluetooth headset folds into a compact size.

Vomach Active Bluetooth Wireless

OUCOMI Active Bluetooth Over-ear Headphones Noise Cancelling with Microphone Deep Bass Wireless Hi-Fi Stereo Headsets Iron Grey

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The Oucomi’s Vomach over-ear headphones may be a little on the basic side, but they have everything one would need for a pleasing audio experience. Noise cancellation helps to reduce surrounding noises up to 20dB while the built-in Bluetooth 41 allows for a quick, easy, and stable audio connection, while an auxiliary port lets you connect to your device without the concern for Bluetooth.

Vomercy Stereo Headphones

Bluetooth Headphones, Vomercy Wireless Sports Passive Noise Cancelling Earphones Earbuds with Microphone, Volume Control, Stereo Sound, Red

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If you can get past the awkward design, you’ll have yourself a very functional and simplistic set of headphones, courtesy of Vomercy. These lightweight over-ear headphones have very few bells and whistles, but they’re not necessary when the product’s core use is tackled perfectly. The soft earmuffs and padded headband promise a comfortable wear while a built-in microphone allows for hands-free calling that you can actually hear.

Sony MDR7506

If you’re attracted to namebrands, then you can go for the Sony MDR-G45LP and their neodymium magnets and 40mm drivers.

Not sure what that actually means? All you need to know is that they help enrich the sound for an incredible, detailed quality. The closed-ear design captures the noise and reduces external interference while also providing comfortable padding. They may not be fancy with wireless features, but the Sony MDR-G45LPis a great practical model

Monoprice 108323

Monoprice Premium Hi-Fi DJ Style Over the Ear Professional Headphones - Black with microphone for Studio PC Apple Iphone iPod Android Smartphone Samsung Galaxy Tablets MP3

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Marketed towards DJs, the 108323 has everything one needs for an uninterrupted audio experience

Monoprice put forth a sturdy product ideal for professionals but also functional for casual listeners. High-quality sound flows from each earpiece while 50 mm drivers and 100 dB sensitivity continues to produce a clear quality at a suitable volume. Though they’re not wireless, the cable is detachable, so if anything happens to the auxiliary cord itself, you can simply replace it rather than have to buy a whole new set of headphones.

Bluedio T4S

Bluedio T4S Active Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones Over Ear with Mic, 57mm Driver Swiveling Wireless Headset, Wired and Wireless Headphones for Cell Phone/TV/ PC Gift (Black)

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Bluedio’s T4S over-ear headphones are very modern looking, which goes along with the more modern design of its sought-after features.

Active noise cancellation allows you to enjoy an uninterrupted audio experience, whether you’re listening to music at home or trying to pass the time in the sky. Easy-to-use buttons built into the side of the earpiece let you set your device aside while a microphone turns the T4S into an office favorite. The cushioned earmuffs are both comfortable and functional as they trap sound for optimal use.

AUSDOM Bluetooth Headphones

AUSDOM ANC8 Active Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones, Wireless Over-Ear Headset Super HiFi, Comfortable Protein Earpad, Built-in Microphone 30 Hours Playtime (Update)

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So, they’re not the most attractive set of headphones, but AUSDOM’s wireless. Bluetooth over-ear headset is functional and incredibly comfortable.

The earmuffs are rather large, lending both to the overall comfort and ability to trap sound. You’ll get high-quality sound from all of your devices, whether you’re watching movies, playing games, or making phone calls. Don’t want to bother with battery life? Plug in an auxiliary cable and you’re good to go for as long as you want. Dynamic 50mm drivers deliver on crystal clear audio and a rich bass for an optimum listening experience.

TaoTronics Bluetooth Headphones

TaoTronics Active Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones, Over Ear Wireless Headset, Dual 40 mm Drivers with Powerful Bass (30 Hour Playtime, CVC 6.0 Noise-Cancelling Mic, High Clarity Sound)

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I chose a lot of over-ear headphones because they tend to be most comfortable, but TaoTronics wireless earbuds are surprisingly comfy and have a very big benefit over other in-ear headsets – there is only one wire. The on-board Bluetooth connects quickly and remains connected, negating the need for an auxiliary cable. Each earpiece is equipped with CVC noise cancellation and one has a built-in microphone for high-quality audio recording and phone calls. Connected together by one sturdy wire, it’s harder to lose these wireless earbuds.

JIFFY J200

JIFFY J200 Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Over-ear Stereo Headphones with Mic for all 3.5mm device - Black

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What’s most important to you in your headphone selection? Comfort? Style? Cancellation of unwanted noises? If you said “yes” to all three, then the JIFFY J200 headphones may actually be best for you! Not only do they sport a sleek design and comfortable, cushioned earpieces, and noise cancellation, you can also control most devices through the controls built into the earpiece. The J200 is ripe with features, including an aux-in port, built-in microphone, and the option to go completely wireless if you want them to be.

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