With mobile devices in everyone’s pocket, headphone sales are hot, especially with manufacturers like Beats by Dr. Dre reinventing their look with brighter colors and bolder designs encasing improved sound technology. With consumers now comfortable spending more than $100 for a pair, and owning more than two higher-priced headphones on average according to NPD Group, companies are eager to grab a larger share of the premium market. With more options flooding retailers, we look at which headphones may best suit your lifestyle:
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For the Actor: Beats by Dr. Dre
— Studio (Beatsbydre.com | $300): It's hard to go anywhere without seeing a pair of Beats on someone, lured by the company's iconic shape, variety of bright colors and robust sound only amplified by impressive noise-canceling technology. Headed by music industry vets Dr. Dre
and Jimmy Iovine
, company also offers a slicker all-silver Executech pair for $300.
For the Actor: Beats by Dr. Dre — Studio (Beatsbydre.com | $300)
For the VP or Talent Agent: Jabra Revo Wireless (Jabra.com | $250)
For the Agency Partner or Studio Executive: Meze 88 Classics (Mezeheadphones.com | $309)
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