If you are looking for a new set of over-ear cans then you might be interested in this list of what we consider to be the best over-ear headphones that are available in 2017.
In this list, we will go through a range of headphones that will provide you with sleek and fantastic audio playback. Because there is such a range of over-ear headphones and their capabilities change so much depending on the price, we are going to split them up into two posts. You can check out our listing of the best over-ear headphones for over £200 here.
This one is for the best over-ear headphones for under £200 of 2017, we will be posting another list for those that are priced over £200 later.
Check them out below.
Bose SoundTrue II
It wouldn’t be a list of the best headphones without mentioning a set of headphones from Bose, generally headphones from the company are quite rightly expensive, aside from the SoundTrue II headphones, which are a great set of budget headphones that have big sound but a low price tag.
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V-MODA Crossfade LP2
The V-MODA Crossfade LP2 are a set of budget cans with a sleek and modern design, but also features the ability to provide great audio feedback via its 50mm Dual-Diaphragm High-Definition Drivers.
BUY FROM AMAZON – FROM £115
Sennheiser HD 559
Sennheiser makes some awesome budget headphones, and over-ears are no different with the HD 559 as a clear example. These are a set of open back headphones that are well regarded by reviewers.
BUY FROM AMAZON – FROM £129
Grado SR80e Prestige Series SR80e
The Grado SR80e Prestige Series headphones are a set of open backed headphones that you may not have heard of before, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t consider them. They feature a sleek retro design that is both rugged and well-designed with balanced audio playback.
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Audio Technica ATH-AD500X
Despite their budget price tag, the Audio Technica ATH-AD500X are a great set of headphones for the audiophile, they are open backed and features a deep bass reponse with clear vocal projection.
BUY FROM AMAZON – FROM £119
Audio Technica ATH-M50X
Of course, we also have to mention the second great set of over-ear headphones from Audio Technica, the ATH-M50X. These headphones are widely considered among the greats because of its budget price tag but also its great audio response via its 45 mm large-aperture drivers.
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The Sony MDR-ZX770BN are a set of wireless and noise cancelling headphones for the budget-focused buyer, using Sony’s DNC software engine to provide that noise cancellation with an in-built battery for 13 hours of continous playback.
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There’s a great deal on the Denon AH-MM400 at the time of writing this article, at just under £200, they are a fantastic set of over-ears with 40mm Carbon/Paper Composite Diaphragms and a sleek woodern design.
BUY FROM AMAZON – FROM £199