Sonos vs. Apple

Whose high-end headphones are better?

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I’m a sucker for headphones. I own dozens of pairs.

They exert the same kind of subliminal attraction exhibited by mini flashlights and multitools (that’s why you find these items next to the register at hardware stores).

I’m so, so tempted by Sonos’ new Ace headphones, despite already owning a pair of AirPods Max.

Are the Sonos any better? See our head-to-head comparison to find out.

If only I had two pairs of ears!

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