There’s really no limit to the listening devices for you to enjoy your favourite tunes.
While earbuds have been gaining in popularity in the last couple of years, they might not be for everyone. The common complaint? Some find that earbuds hurt their ear canals after long hours, while some others simply can’t wear them as they always slip out of their ears.
Perhaps it’s time to back to the basics: the good ol’ trusty headphone. It’s great at blocking out ambient noise, and are exceptionally adept when it comes to capturing bass tones.
The best part: A well-fitting pair of headphones are extremely comfortable compared to earbuds as they don’t apply pressure directly to your ear canal.
Comfortable, lightweight and fitted with a classy streamlined design, the Klipsch Reference Over-Ear Wireless Headphones are great for the everyday user. The sound quality is outstanding for those looking for a brighter sound signature, which translates well into most genres due to the generally balanced frequencies. The foldable headphones also last up to 20 hours and come with a hard shell zip carrying case, making it a perfect option for those on the go.
Quality sound systems have always been synonymous with JBL, and the JBL Tune 600BTNC Wireless On-Ear Headphones is no exception. A relatively strong low-end response makes sure that thumping bass sounds in your songs are heard, adding an extra dimension of space to most tracks. The headphones also come with active noise cancellation and can be used for an impressive 12 hours with a quick two-hour charge. In case you’re wondering, the device also comes with a one-year warranty in the event of manufacturing defects.
The Marshall Major III Bluetooth Headphones are serving serious style points with its fashionable rock-inspired design. The signature Marshall sound comes in the form of detailed notes in top and mid-range songs, creating a well-balanced sound that’s fitting to the price-range of this entry-level pair. It’s also great for long-distance commutes: it can last about 30 hours at medium volume with a three-hour charging session. In case your battery runs out, you can also line-in the headphones with a separate aux cable that’s included with the purchase.
If you’re looking for a device that’s great for listening to your tunes at work, the Logitech Zone Premium Bluetooth Wireless Headset is the device for you. Users can seamlessly switch between multiple connected devices with a wireless range of up to 30-metres, and its active noise-cancelling function allows for zero distraction while you get in the zone at work. The cushiony leatherette ear pads are made for maximum comfort, and are replaceable in the long run.
The Audio-Technica ATH-S200BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones are an excellent option that do a lot for its price. The bass is deep and cuts through most of the sound, which is a rare touch to sound detail for an entry-level headphone option. As for comfort, the lightweight earpads provide a snug on-ear fit that isolates the sound nicely for the ultimate music enjoyment. Heavy users rejoice: a three-hour charge is all you need for 40 hours of continuous use.
The Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones are one of the best headphones that Bose has to offer. Out of the box, its sound signature has a generally neutral frequency but users can equalise the headphones to to fit their preferences. Bose’s active noise cancellation has always been top of the line, and this option is no exception as well. As for its battery life, it has an estimate of 20 hours of playtime on a full charge.