Sennheiser HD1With the Sennheiser HD1, you'll get 10 hours of constant playback out of these, which is enough to last a few days of commuting or even a long plane ride. Then there's the codec support. You'll get AAC and aptX compatibility. The smart design won't look out of place in a classroom or a corporate environment, and you can just leave them around your neck as you go about your day. You'll get discreet playback controls along the inside of the neckband, which let you skip between tracks, pause or play music, and answer phone calls without getting in the way of minimal design.
Apple AirpodsThe Apple AirPods are driven by a custom-designed Apple W1 chip and have brilliant software integration. Right when you take them out of the box for the first time, a pop-up appears on your phone asking if you want to sync them. On top of that, Siri plays a main role in managing your controls. They produce solid sound and have a superb dual mic set-up with powerful noise cancellation technology. The battery lasts for about 5 hours and they charge up quickly when in their case; just 15 minutes of charging gives you 3 hours of listening time.
OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2The OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 has great sound quality, thanks to the three-unit driver system OnePlus used in lieu of last year's single-driver headset. Frequency reproduction is delegated to the three components, resulting in clear media playback with minimal auditory masking. With two Knowles Balanced Armature Drivers and one 10mm dynamic driver in each ear bud, you’re guaranteed a premium listening experience every time you press play. 10 minutes of charging gives you 10 hours of listening time, while a full charge gives 14 hours. To switch between devices, all it takes is a double press to switch between two paired devices.
Jaybird Tarah Pro WirelessJaybird Tarah Pro Wireless are one of the best Bluetooth earbuds, especially ideal for fitness enthusiasts and commuters alike due to their customizability. With great sound, secure fit and a battery that lasts over 13 hours per charge, you can comfortably enjoy your favorite playlist. This earbuds deliver crisp and clear sound for the ultimate listening experience and with an IPX7 rating, can withstand different weather conditions. They are also compatible with the Jaybird MySound app allowing you to tailor the EQ settings to your liking and save them to your earbuds.
Plantronics BackBeat Go 410The stylish Plantronics BackBeat Go 410 are great for commuters, frequent flyers, and general consumers alike. The noise cancellation effectivity mitigates the low hum of an airplane's engine. If you've exhausted the battery by playing music for nearly eight consecutive hours, you can always opt for wired listening via the included convertible USB cable. Aside from keeping things nice and tidy, the magnetic housings allow you to automatically play and resume your music. You can also toggle the noise cancelling via the in-line remote descending from the right earbud. It’s practical and functional for those sporadic spring showers.
Beats XSince Apple acquired Beats, the Beats lineup has been decked out with Apple-compatible features like the integrated W1 chip and AAC support. The BeatsX offers the same level of compatibility as Apple-made earbuds like the Airpods. What's more, they feature a minimal design that aligns with Apple's design language. The neckband provides plenty of flex, yet remains sturdy. The BeatsX supports Fast Fuel charging; it only takes five minutes to get two hours of playback on low battery. They come in a variety of color options to choose from and they are quite stylish too.
Jabra Elite Active 65t Truly WirelessIf you're in the market for truly wireless earbuds, you can't go wrong with the Jabra Elite Active 65t Truly Wireless. They are perfect for an active lifestyle providing a secure fit and with an IP56 rating, are resistant to both sweat and dust. They also offer 5 hours of playtime with an additional 15 hours thanks to the charging case. When it comes to calls, you can depend on the Jabra Elite Active 65t, no more worrying about audio dropouts. Furthermore, with a customizable equalizer, you can personalize your music and experience it just the way you like it.
Bose QuietControl 30If you're looking for powerful Bluetooth earbuds with a comfortable fit and noise cancelling capabilities, the Bose QuietControl 30 would be ideal for you. This earbuds allow you to control the level of noise cancellation so you can fully enjoy your music without outside distractions. It also has Bluetooth and NFC pairing enabling you to connect to any device wirelessly. The neckband is lightweight and designed to adjust to your body for a great fit providing maximum comfort. With up to 10 hours of battery life, you get adequate time to enjoy your favorite tunes.
SoudPeats EngineThe SoudPeats Engine earbuds is one of the best options you can find without cutting too many corners. These earbuds operate via Bluetooth 5.0 and support both aptX and aptX LL, which is unheard of in this price range. These wireless earbuds are IPX6-certified, and if you have yet to catch our full feature on IP ratings, just know that these 'buds can withstand even your sweatiest workouts. And though these are wireless, they're not true wireless—so you're going to have to deal with the neckband design. While it's not ideal for running, it's quite comfortable and feels great.