Sony X
Credit: Photograph by Levi Brown; Prob Styling by Thom Driver for Halley Resources

Sony X

BEST FOR: LIGHT TRAVELERS IN SEARCH OF BIG SOUND

Hitting the road with a nice pair of 'phones can mean sacrificing serious bag space in the name of audiophilia. A clever folding design makes these cans easy to stuff into small spaces. Our listening crew dug their "clear, resounding" bass, courtesy of big 50mm drivers. [$300; store.sony.com]