Choosing your next set of headphones or earbuds can be hard, there are so many different options out there. To make life easier, and your shopping experience, here’s a list of 15 headsets that will provide you with awesome sound quality and much more. Click on the image below the description to shop!
1. SONY Noise Cancelling Headphones
If you’re looking for a headset with noise-canceling capabilities, you’ve found the best one. These SONY Noise Cancelling Headphones have an almost complete soundproof experience with “Smart Listening” which adjusts the ambient sound to your activity to give you the best noise cancellation. They also have a cool feature called “Quick Attention Mode” where you can cover the right ear cup to turn down your music for easy conversation. With 4.6/5 stars, these headphones have just under 10,000 reviews.
Promising review: “Powerful noise cancellation. Good sound quality. Comfortable to wear. Neat carry case. It comes with a plane audio adapter. Battery seems to last forever. No complaints at all. Obviously, it’s not cheap!”
2. 1MORE Wireless Earbuds
In multiple colors, these earbuds can work wonders. They’re best known for their amazing sound dynamic and secure fit, these earbuds are a good choice if you’re looking for something on the smaller side. They also hold up to a 24-hour charge!
Promising review: “These headphones look good and stylish. These earbuds are lightweight and comfortable to wear, don’t fall out easily. Sound quality is pretty good with decent bass and the Bluetooth range is also very good. Pairs easily and battery life with one full charge last very long.”
3. Powerbeats High-Performance Wireless Headphones
If you tend to be more active, or you want smaller headphones with added security, these ones could be a good fit. These headphones wrap around your ear, with a wire running along the back for added security. They also have powerful, balanced, audio, and have up to 15 hours of battery life. They are also in tune with Apple products, which means you are able to use their Bluetooth and “Hey Siri” features.
Whether you want to hop on the trend or not, air pods are one of the most popular earbuds. They are super easy to set up and work with any Bluetooth device. You can even personalize the case with your name, an emoji, or date for free! You also have the freedom to wear only one, or both air pods, and they would still work the same. They’re also lightweight, and perfect for travel.
5. Powerbeats Pro – Totally Wireless Earphones
If you’re a fan of the Beats earphones, but don’t want the wire in the back, these are a good option! They have the same comfortable fit that will wrap around your ear, which prevents them from falling out. They claim that these earphones were made with the recommendations of athletes, so if you’re a more active person, consider trying these ones out.
6. Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones
If you prefer over the ear headphones that are still wireless, these could be the headphones for you. These headphones have 40 hours of battery life and claim to have award-winning sounds. They also have cushioned ear cups for maximum comfort. You can still take calls, talk to Siri, and control your music with these premium headphones.
7. Airpods Pro
If you’re a fan of the AirPods, but need an earpiece that can hold more, you’re looking in the right direction. These Airpods Pro still have all the amazing features that the AirPods have, plus active noise cancellation and amazing sound quality. You can still engrave these pods for free as well!
8. Master & Dynamic Headphones
If you’re looking for some classy headphones, these are your best bet. The headphones are wireless and over the ear, with noise-canceling features and more. They are also made with leather to provide maximum comfort and a classic style.
Promising review: “Master and Dynamic are one of my new favorite companies. These headphones are great. The sound is clear, the bass is well controlled, and you really do start to notice sounds you never heard before in tracks. To me, this purchase was a win-win situation considering these headphones can be worn as an over the ear/on-ear, wired, and wireless. Based on the options alone I was impressed. Both types of ear pads are comfortable however; I prefer the over the ear.”
9. Surface Headphones 2
Designed for comfort, sound quality, and more battery life, these ones will give beats a run for their money. They have 13 levels of noise cancellation, depending on your environment. Known for being incredibly comfortable, you can wear these ones all day long. They pair best with Microsoft devices but work well with any Bluetooth enabled device.
10. Google Pixel Buds
Just like Airpods, these buds are small and compact, making them perfect for everyday wear. They also have “Adaptive Sound” which adjusts the volume based on your surroundings so you don’t have to (super cool). They also advertise that they have clear calls, meaning no matter how loud your surroundings are, you’ll be heard on the other line loud and clear. They are also water-resistant, making them perfect for workouts too!
11. Bose Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones
With 11 levels of noise-canceling features, and easy to pair with any Google device, this is especially a good option if you already own other Google devices, so your headphones can even pair with your Alexa. They hold up to 20 hours in battery life and have intuitive touch, allowing you to stay hands-free.
Promising review: “You put these headphones on and the world’s noise clutter instantly dissolves. Great (audiophile quality) sound reproduction AND the best noise cancelation in the business as I have the sony 2000xMk3’s and the comparison is night and day as the Sony’s noise cancelation is just about as good as last years Bose QC”
12. COWIN E7 Pro Headphones
Another set of noise-canceling headphones, these headphones have upgraded ear cushions so that you are comfortable and soft. They also promise a quick and stable Bluetooth connection. Their sound quality is intense and crisp, allowing you to experience your music in the best way possible. These are also a much cheaper option. Available in multiple colors.
Promising review: “Although I would say that the Bose QuietComforts are prettier, these actually sound better to me (particularly in regard to the bass response), and are a fraction of the cost. Easy to connect with your phone or Bluetooth capable devices. The construction seems sturdy and doesn’t feel cheap. One small advantage over the Bose is that there is a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack connection if you want to plug in the headphones directly, whereas the Bose requires a specialized cable with a custom small jack. So far has great battery life with moderate use.”
13. Method Active Wireless Earbud
If you love earbuds but are looking for a cheaper option than the AirPods, this could be a good alternative! Skullcandy is a popular brand when it comes to headphones known for their cost-effectiveness and quality. These earbuds are similar to the Beats, where they have earbuds and a wire strap around the back of your head for extra security.
Promising review: “Used XTFree before and decided to give these a try. Snug fit and ai have very petite ears. They stay put during lifting and HIT type workouts. Love the magnet that keeps the buds together. Overall, very satisfied.”
14. Skullcandy Ink’d Plus In-Ear Earbud
If you are actually looking for something with a wire that connects to your phone, they still exist! Here’s another affordable option from Skullcandy.
Promising review: “I’ve tried other earphones but nothing seems to work better with my iPhone than my Skullcandy earbuds! I can hear others, they can hear me and their really a comfortable fit for my ear. It’s not even worth trying different brands any more 🙂 Thanks Skullcandy!”
15. JBL Wired In-Ear Headphones
Here’s one more option if you’re looking to plug in your headphones. The JBL is a different shape than the Skullcandy so check them out to see which one you prefer! They also come in multiple colors.
Promising review: “The sound that comes from these headphones is unbelievable. The bass is deep for little headphones and the highs hit. I would definitely recommend these.”
Hopefully, you’ve found your next set of headphones on this list! If not, I strongly encourage you to go in-store and try out different styles to see which one is your favorite.
As always, leave any questions or comments below!
I’m from Long Beach, CA and I’m currently a student at Villanova University, pursuing a major in Communications with a double minor in Psychology and Spanish. I started writing articles in the fall of 2019 and fell in love with writing, hopefully, you’ll enjoy my articles just as much as I do!