What to Buy (or Avoid)
Finding the perfect set of earbuds can be a hassle, especially when you’re shopping on a budget. Should you go with a pair of fitness buds or something more fashion-forward? And what about truly wireless earbuds? With so many different styles and models to choose from, we wanted to help you make the right selection before you spend your hard-earned cash.
We evaluated each set based on sound quality, design, comfort and the ability to stand up to our everyday routines. Here are our picks, ranked from best to worst. But if you’re looking for a more premium set of buds, check out our recommendations for best headphones, best wireless earbuds and best noise-cancelling headphones.