Ratings Overview - Bluetooth Earbud

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 JBL Reflect Mini
Jack of all trades may be an overused expression, but it applies perfectly to the JBL reflect Mini. These earbuds provide a number of earbud and ear fin sizes, allowing for a comfortable and secure...  read more >
$100

Editors' Choice Award
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77
Sound Quality - 7 of 10
7
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Athletic Performance - 8 of 10
8
Battery Life - 9 of 10
9
Portability - 8 of 10
8

 Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats
If you're looking for earbuds that can keep up with the most rigorous workout while still delivering the audio equivalent of fluffy cotton candy to your ear canals, the Powerbeats are for you. Their...  read more >
$200

Editors' Choice Award
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75
Sound Quality - 8 of 10
8
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Athletic Performance - 8 of 10
8
Battery Life - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 6 of 10
6

 Beats by Dr. Dre BeatsX
Opting for a slightly more subdued design, the Beats by Dr. Dre BeatsX provide incredible clarity and a very comfortable fit, but aren't great for athletic endeavors and lack the powerful bass most...  read more >
$150

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Sound Quality - 8 of 10
8
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Athletic Performance - 4 of 10
4
Battery Life - 7 of 10
7
Portability - 7 of 10
7

 Anker SoundBuds
Anker has been building a reputation for offering good electronics at bargain basement prices, and the SoundBuds epitomize that reputation. These earbuds lists for just $36 and often retail for even...  read more >
$36

Best Buy Award
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68
Sound Quality - 5 of 10
5
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Athletic Performance - 8 of 10
8
Battery Life - 6 of 10
6
Portability - 8 of 10
8

 Bose SoundSport
Delivering top quality sound, the Bose SoundSport has enough audio juice to to keep you delightfully entertained on a plane ride or during your commute. However, the earbuds themselves don't have...  read more >
$150

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66
Sound Quality - 8 of 10
8
Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Athletic Performance - 6 of 10
6
Battery Life - 6 of 10
6
Portability - 6 of 10
6

 Sony XB50BS
Offering good comfort, battery life, and athletic performance, the Sony XB50BS is well rounded and versatile. However, the sound quality they produce is only average. This doesn't relegate them to...  read more >
$80

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Sound Quality - 5 of 10
5
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Athletic Performance - 7 of 10
7
Battery Life - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 5 of 10
5

 TaoTronics TT-BH07
While the TaoTronics TT-BH07 offer decent performance given their price, the Anker Soundbuds are still a better overall value if you're shopping on a budget. The TaoTronics do offer better phone...  read more >
$50

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63
Sound Quality - 4 of 10
4
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Athletic Performance - 7 of 10
7
Battery Life - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 7 of 10
7

 Apple Airpods
As usual, Apple attempted to completely change the game with the AirPods, eliminating any sort of wire and opting for two independent earbuds. While this design makes them a bit precarious for...  read more >
$160

Top Pick Award
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60
Sound Quality - 7 of 10
7
Comfort - 5 of 10
5
Athletic Performance - 3 of 10
3
Battery Life - 5 of 10
5
Portability - 10 of 10
10

 Jaybird X3 Sport
The Jaybird X3 Sport earbuds were the worst performers in our sound quality testing, and didn't perform well enough in any other capacity to make up for that mediocre sound. Seeing as the JBL...  read more >
$130

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57
Sound Quality - 4 of 10
4
Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Athletic Performance - 6 of 10
6
Battery Life - 6 of 10
6
Portability - 8 of 10
8

 LG TONE Platinum
The LG TONE Platinum looks to be the perfect pair of earbuds for working in the office or commuting on the subway. While they somewhat deliver on that front, their high price makes them an...  read more >
$200

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56
Sound Quality - 6 of 10
6
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Athletic Performance - 2 of 10
2
Battery Life - 10 of 10
10
Portability - 3 of 10
3
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 Mpow Jaws V4.1
Earning the worst overall score in our testing, the Mpow Jaws V4.1 failed to show much bite in our testing. A stellar battery life couldn't make up for average sound quality and poor comfort and...  read more >
$26

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Sound Quality - 5 of 10
5
Comfort - 5 of 10
5
Athletic Performance - 2 of 10
2
Battery Life - 9 of 10
9
Portability - 4 of 10
4
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