Whether you’re preparing for the jack-less iPhone 7 or just like living without wires, the sheer number of Bluetooth headphones available means there will definitely be something you like. Prices vary a huge amount but with competition in the online space rife, there are always bargains to be had.
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Any list of ‘Best insert product here’ is subjective but I have tried to be as objective as possible. I only selected currently available Bluetooth headphones that deliver good sound quality. Comfort is also a factor while looks come a distant last. So what follows is what I think are the seven best Bluetooth headphones money can buy.
1. Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser are known for their amazing audio reproduction and these headphones are no different. However, the Sennheiser Momentum Wireless cost $499 so quality comes at a price. The design is very cool, a mixture of traditional cans and smaller headphones that sit comfortably over the ears. With a 25-hour battery life, they are great for commuting too.
2. Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 are another premium set of Bluetooth headphones that oozes quality in both looks, comfort and most importantly, sound quality. With some of the best noise canceling in the business, these are also great for commuting. Although, at $450, you do have to be a real audiophile to justify the price.
3. Jabra Move Wireless
Jabra Move Wireless are much, much cheaper at around $99 but that doesn’t mean they are inferior. These are great looking Bluetooth headphones that perform well too. They are light, stay securely on the head and are comfortable to wear for hours at a time, ideal for anyone on the move.
4. Lindy BNX-60
Lindy BNX-60 have a neat design and understated brand that belies their sound quality. These aptX Bluetooth headphones cost around $150, include USB charging, have great sound quality and active noise cancelation. These headphones represent excellent value for money and look pretty cool too!
5. Sony MDR-ZX770BT
The Sony MDR-ZX770BT headphones continue Sony’s tradition of making superb hi-fi kit. These modest looking units reproduce superb sound quality combined with a comfortable fit. There are no bells and whistles with these ‘phones but what they do, they do exceptionally well. At only $150, they are good value too.
6. Beats Studio Wireless
Beats Studio Wireless headphones are pretty good for the money. They have a 12 hour battery life, fold up for convenient carrying and offer active noise canceling too. With a decent fit, nice design and good reproduction, these headphones are well worth checking out. At $379.95, they aren’t cheap but compare well with the others listed here.
7. Plantronics BackBeat Pro
The Plantronics BackBeat Pro may not have the brand cache of Beats but it does compete in the important things like sound quality. Add 24 hours battery life and the ability to pair with two devices, these are competitive. They only weigh 340g too. At $250, they sit in the middle of the road price-wise but punch way above their weight in terms of audio quality.