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How to Choose the Best Pair of Headphones for You

How to Choose the Best Pair of Headphones for You

Wireless Headphones were once a far-fetched and pricey item, reserved for some phones only, but that is no longer the case as the headphone jack is gradually being phased out, the thing now is wireless headphones. If you are yet to jump on this trend due to complexities like knowing a good brand to invest in and what variety suits your personality or work need, now is the time to do so.

This article is designed to help you in the decision-making process for the best headset that fits your needs.

One thing you must be rest assured of is that there is a wireless headset that will meet your particular specification without tearing your pocket. Whether you need it for listening to music, zoning out for some tranquility, or your fitness sessions, there is a set for you.

Notwithstanding the challenges COVID-19 posed for all during the pandemic, chip shortage has added to the shortfalls of companies, particularly in the production of more gadgets. Yet, there has been no shortage of new headphone launches, including Apple’s over-ear AirPods Max, a new version of Sony’s incredible noise-canceling earbuds in the impressive WF-1000XM4s, cheaper alternatives to the AirPods with Beats Studio Buds, and surprisingly solid wireless buds for less than $100 with the Google Pixel Buds A-series.

If you are the type that travels by air a lot or works mostly in open spaces or a noisy environment, our choice of the best gadget for you is the Apple over-the-ear headset. Despite some little glitches, its connectivity and acoustic effect connect seamlessly with other Apple devices, which makes you forget about the errors. Built-in sensors enable dynamic head-tracking for a feature Apple calls Spatial Audio, and the ANC is just as excellent as, if not better than, Sony’s newest. This allows you to listen to Dolby Atmos content as if it were being broadcast through a surround-sound system.

Another brand of choice is Sony. Sony was the first to introduce genuinely excellent active noise canceling on truly wireless earbuds that were wire-free, and the company’s recent releases continue to demonstrate that no one does tiny ANC earbuds as well as Sony. The earbuds perform an incredible job of blocking and reducing unpleasant sounds, while also enhancing how well they remain in your ears, thanks to the use of memory foam ear tips rather than silicone.

For a gym lover, the sweat-resistant form of the last-gen version is now cheaper than ever, and with a software upgrade, they even deliver a digital version of active noise canceling that competes with the ANC Elite 85t. They fit better, they are water-resistant, and allow you to adjust the ambient audio to your preference.

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Ajisebutu Doyinsola

Doyinsola Ajisebutu is a journalist and prolific writer who takes a special interest in Finance, Insurance, and the Tech world.