Sony XBA-H1Price: $149

Website: www.sonystyle.com

Brent said: I’ve worked on reviews of some 100 earphones, for websites including Sound & Vision and The Wirecutter, and I can’t think of anything I’ve tried for under $300 that I like better than the Sony XBA-H1 earphones.

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The gist: The buck-fifty earphones to beat.

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