8 Best Over Ear Headphones To Buy Under $100

We looked through the market for you, and these are what we found to be some of the best over ear headphones so far!

A good pair of headphones get you everywhere. Whether you use wired or wireless headphones for work, on a walk, or at the gym, some of the best over ear headphones are bound to add to your experience. There is a myriad of options to choose from as far as the finances are concerned. The cost ranges from a few dollars to hundreds of dollars and depends on individual budget and requirements.

A downside of investing in low-cost headsets is that you have to replace the faulty accessories constantly. A recent favorite has been the over-ear headsets among various users, from avid gamers to music producers and podcasters. Digital Phablet has compiled a list of affordable over-ear headsets for you, all under $100.

1. SteelSeries Arctis 1 Wired ($38)

SteelSeries Arctis 1 Wired

One of the best options under $100, these sleek yet comfortable over-ear headsets are a good choice. They can be used for routine music or work or gaming and music/podcast production. They come with a detachable mic and have excellent compatibility with the PC and various gaming consoles like PS5, Xbox, Switch, etc. 

2. Audio-Technica ATH-M20X Headset ($64.95)

Audio Technica ATH M20X Headset

What it lacks in the design department, the Audio-Technica, makes up for in the affordability. The body may feel more plastic, but they last a fair bit longer if you are careful with them. They easily compete with the more famous M50X version, which is found the world over in almost all music and podcasting studios. The bass is also not that strong, so country notes on the guitar feel good to hear.

3. Sony MDR7506 ($96)

Sony MDR7506

With 40mm dynamic drivers and cozy earpads, the Sony MDR-7506 quickly passes off as a favorite among music producers and streamers just the same. These are durable and help you monitor your output, making them a worthy choice.

4. Jabra Elite 45H ($90)

Jabra Elite 45H

This set of over-ear headphones can be used as quickly for work as they can be for workouts. Grab this headset if you are looking for an economical yet suitable set of headphones. They have a trendy look yet last up to 50 hours on a medium level of playback. Say goodbye to charging cables and experience comfortable listening with excellent sound quality.

5. Anker Soundcore Life Q30 Wireless ($75)

Anker Soundcore Life Q30 Wireless

Anker manufactures decent accessories and offers good quality tech products for what they are worth. Many choose the popular product is the Q30 wireless headset that comes with a quality hybrid noise-canceling feature and gives up to 40 hours of playtime. If you are careful with the plastic body, this decent headset lasts pretty long, and its 40mm drivers play high-quality sound day after day.

6. JBL TUNE 750BTNC – Wireless Over Ear Headphones ($69)


Featuring JBL Pure Bass Sound, active noise canceling for punchy bass, and immersive audio, JBL TUNE 750BTNC headphones provide a powerful audio experience. They are lightweight and feature an over-ear design for maximum comfort and sound quality.

As well as being portable, foldable, and capable of being charged in only two hours, it features 15 hours of battery life and enables noise-free wireless playback.

The multipoint connection lets you use your phone and tablet simultaneously so that you won’t miss an important call while streaming videos.

A variety of colors are available for the JBL TUNE 750BTNC. It features a detachable audio cable, which allows you to extend the noise-canceling capability for up to 30 hours.

7. JLab Audio JBuddies Studio Bluetooth ($23)

JLab Audio JBuddies Studio Bluetooth

The kids also get to have a reliable headset option to choose from. The JLab JBuddies headset comes with various colors to choose from, with a sound level of 85 decibels, no more. Safe for the kids’ ears, this headset offers a balanced sound output and a well-defined bass. Let the tiny listeners hear the tunes they love with this beautiful headset. (We might get one for ourselves for the love of colorful things!)

8. Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless ($50)

Skullcandy Hesh 2

Supreme Sound technology on the Hesh 2 Wireless produces powerful bass, warm, natural vocals, and precision highs.

Skullcandy Hesh 2 WirelessLong battery life. When fully charged, one can listen to music for up to 15 hours. A micro USB port is located on the left ear cup for charging. When the battery is at 10%, an LED indicator will blink red. The battery can be fully recharged in 2.5 hours.

Which over-ear headset are you using or looking forward to buying? Let us know in the comments below, and some may benefit from all the sales going on these days! Until next time, be safe!


  • Shezrah Abbasi

    Dr. Shezrah Abbasi is a Dentist by profession, currently practises being a Mom and is keen to put her creative skills to use across different platforms.

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