Top rated in-ear headphones

Our top-rated reviews of miniature, noise-blocking, high-quality earphones that sit inside your ears.

In-ear headphones, or IEMs, are compact earphones that sit inside your ear canal, blocking outside noise. IEMs are generally high-quality products but we've rounded up the absolute best that we've reviewed.

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q-Jays
4.50

1. Jays q-Jays in-ear headphones

If you've got a bit of money to spend on some high quality in-ear headphones, we'd definitely consider the Jays q-Jays to be a strong contender. They're on par with high-end performers from audio specialists like Ultimate Ears and have ...
Review Date: 30th Nov., 2010
RRP: $ 349.95
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EB 900
4.00

2. TDK EB 900 in-ear headphones

If you have an MP3 player capable of custom audio equalisation, TDK's EB 900 in-ear headphones come into their own. Passive noise cancellation is near-perfect when using the foam ear-tips, and even unequalised sound quality is acceptable. For the price, ...
Review Date: 17th March, 2010
RRP: $ 99.00
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MDR-NC300D
3.75

3. Sony MDR-NC300D noise-cancelling headphones

Sony's MDR-NC300D noise-cancelling headphones lack the main advantage of other in-ear headphones -- portability. They sound great though, and the integrated noise cancelling is a boon for office work or commuting. We just wish they weren't so expensive.
Review Date: 25th Nov., 2009
RRP: $ 549.00
Mobile In-Ear Headset
4.00

4. Bose Mobile In-Ear Headset

If you're after a replacement for your mediocre mobile phone headphones, then you could do worse than the Bose Mobile In-Ear Headset. Although predictably pricey, it offers outstanding bass, excellent sound quality and good looks.
Review Date: 15th March, 2010
RRP: $ 199.00
Ultimate Ears 700
4.25

5. Logitech Ultimate Ears 700 in-ear monitors

Logitech's Ultimate Ears 700 in-ear headphones retain the sound quality, noise isolation and design hallmarks of the Ultimate Ears brand. These in-ear monitors will suit the discerning listener and provide a high level of comfort.
Review Date: 11th June, 2009
RRP: $ 399.95
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