Whereas once they were the almost exclusively the province of music snobs, noise-cancelling headphones have become more mainstream. This is a good thing for both audio enthusiasts and rank-and-file commuters alike; noise-cancelling headphones can deliver fantastic listening quality, blotting out the rumbling noise of a train or a screaming baby on a plane.
Wires: who needs ’em? That infuriating dance of disentanglement you need to perform every time you pull out your favourite pair of earphones is a thing of the past. Wireless earbuds are here to lead us to a glorious cable-free future. Even if you might worry that the loss of a cable running directly from your music device to your ears would negatively impact audio quality, the good news is the tech has reached the point where it’s hardly noticeable – at least with the right pair.
Here, we’ve gathered up the five best wireless earbuds currently available, whether you’re on a budget, ready to splash some cash or just looking for something in between.
This set of Sony’s extra pretty ‘high-resolution’ series h.ear wireless headphones is discounted for one day only. Currently, you can head to Amazon UK and grab a pair of WH-H800 on-ear headphones, which apparently feature a 24-hour battery life, for £134.99 down from its original price of £200.