A good set of headphones are important. There’s nothing worse than an uncomfortable or awkward pair of headphones, and it’s important to set yourself up with a pair that meets your needs. That’s why we at Techscheme have taken a look at some of the best headphones available with our partners at Currys to help you work out what’s right for you. Techscheme’s employee benefits scheme will help you save up to 12% off the price at Currys, even if they’re in the sale.
In-Ear Headphones: AFTERSHOKZ Trekz Titanium Wireless & Bluetooth
These bone-conducting headphones are seriously cool. They leave your ears free to hear ambient sounds, like oncoming traffic or that big guy at the gym asking how long you’re going to be using the treadmill. Wireless and Bluetooth compatible, lightweight, comfortable and with a built-in microphone to take calls on the go they are perfect for those who need great sports earphones that you can use every day.
In-Ear Headphones: MOTOROLA Stream Sport SH015 Wireless Bluetooth
We’re just focusing on wireless her as the mobile landscape is shifting how people listen to their music. Like the Aftershokz above, the Motorola Stream sport is great for people who like to exercise but need their earphones to be multi-use. They have a six-hour battery life, can take calls on the go and are truly wireless. They’re also water resistant making them perfect for outdoor use.
On-Ear Headphones: BEATS BY DR DRE Solo 3 Wireless Bluetooth
Beats by Dre are some of the best headphones on the market. In design, they look fantastic, the cushioned ear cups are comfortable and easily adjustable. In function, they are brilliant, the award-winning sound produced is clear and balanced, they connect effortlessly with everything from your mobile to your Apple Watch and they’ve got around 40-hours of battery life in them.
On-Ear Headphones: SONY MDR-XB650BT Wireless Bluetooth
These great Sony headphones are great for someone looking for a more affordable option. They have up to 30 hours of battery life, built-in microphone for taking calls on the go and can pair with your smartphone or tablet using Bluetooth and NFC. The sound is pretty good too, using Bass Boost technology and design to ensure tighter sound isolation and better bass.
Over-Ear Headphones: BOSE QuietComfort QC35 II Wireless Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling
Bose’s QuietComfort range is well respected in the headphone game. The high-quality, durable design makes them great for showing off and carting around. Bluetooth effortlessly streams music from your device wirelessly, the sound is great and adjustable active noise cancellation means you can decide how much of the outside world you want to block out. These headphones also have Google Assistant built-in so you can control it with just your voice.
Over-Ear Headphones: BEATS Studio 3 Wireless Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling
Lastly, we’ll talk about Beats Studio 3. They’re another respected brand, this time containing an Apple chip meaning that you can control them using Siri. Pure Adaptive Noise-cancelling technology while automatically responding to your environment and music playback to make for a fantastic listening experience. Multi-functional on-ear controls mean that you can swap between devices if you decide to watch a film on your iPad or take a call on your phone.
There are so many great headphones out there we could never cover them all but these are a good sample of some of the best available to you, regardless of your choice of fit. Buying through Techscheme means you’ll save up to 12% on the price of all tech goods, and we’ll help you spread the cost over up to three years.