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Everyday use earbuds

Hi,

I am tying to choose earbuds for everyday use when going to work on tube (don't want any overhead ones). Could you suggest something at around 100$ price range ? Was looking at :

Sennheiser Momentum M2 IEi - good build quality but sound is not too good
Sennheiser CX 5.00i - not sure what is the sound like
Shure SE215 - great sound but ear fit could be awkward
AKG N20 - more expensive option, excellent mid and trebble detail
beats tour - nice looking, good ear fit but I feel would have a crap audio quality

Anything else you could suggest ?
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I had a pair of Sennheiser CX300II's which I used to wear while flying cross-country at least monthly, and I used to even be able to fall asleep with them in. I have tried the Bass QuietComfort line, I have the Beats Studio Pro Wireless, and I have to say that a good pair of in-ear buds which fit comfortably can beat out active noise cancelling even on an airplane.

After maybe 200K miles, my CX300s got crunched by baggage handling and were immediately replaced by the Sennheiser CX 5.00s.

If you want to wear some in-ear buds during a noisy commute, these or the Momentums will do fine. I think the CX 5.00s are better value for the money; they have a fairly flat sound (a bit bassy, maybe), whereas the Momentums boost the bass more noticeably.

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Okay, I am looking for a pair of audiophile bluetooth earbuds - with microphone- I will spend up to $400 - what can I get? I like the B&O but the reviews arent' the best...

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe...

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