Wireless headphones solve a lot of problems – and the best part is that you don’t have to spend ages trying to disassemble them when you’re ready to use them.
If you’re tired of living life with wires, replacing your old wires with a new, high-tech shiny pair seems like a no-brainer.
With the set of headphones available in the market today, choosing the perfect pair for your needs may require a little research. Fortunately, most major tech retailers like Currys and Amazon have a large selection, with high-quality, budget-friendly options on offer such as the BeatsX wireless headphones.
With so many major brands constantly looking to improve sound quality, durability, and battery life, there are also plenty of high-tech options like the Bose QuietComfort 35 ii headphones and Beats by Dre Studio 3 to take advantage of if your budget can stretch that far.
But before purchasing an expensive pair, it is important to ask yourself a few questions:
What will you use the headphones for?
• What features would be most useful / useful?
How much do you want to spend?
Once you’re done with these three vital things, take a look below for the best wireless headphone options worth buying for 2021.
Best 2021 wireless headphones
1. HUAWEI FreeBuds 3: £ 95
Huawei Freebuds 3 are a great choice if you aren’t quite ready to jump into some of the other, more affordable alternatives.
Thanks to the presence of a Bluetooth Low Energy chip to reduce power consumption, FreeBuds 3 ensures a longer battery life, giving you 2.5 hours of audio calls or around 4 hours of continuous music playback on a single charge.
Put it in the charging case when they need more power, the case is also handy to take with you on the go. The kit includes a USB charging cable that allows you to get power from any compatible port.
Buy here now on Amazon for £ 95
2. Jaybird Vista True Wireless Earphones, £ 109.99
Jaybird Vista’s is fully wireless, Bluetooth enabled and developed for the outdoor enthusiast. The buds are sweat and water resistant so you can exercise comfortably, without worrying about breaking them in the middle of a run.
Three sizes of interchangeable silicone ear gel ensure you can find the perfect fit. Safe and comfortable, it stays in place no matter how hard you push yourself, and you feel weightless in the ear so you can focus completely on staying in shape.
The headphones come with three sizes of interchangeable silicone gel to ensure you get the perfect fit for your ears. Silicone gel also keeps the headphones in place, so you can push yourself to the limit.
Buy here on eBay now for £ 109.99
3. Apple AirPod Pro196 pounds
If you like Apple’s AirPods, you’ll love the AirPod Pro.
The sweat and water resistant headphones give you total peace of mind during non-water sports and strenuous exercise. There is also a transparency mode for when you want to hear outside voices – ideal if you need to ask a colleague a question or communicate with your surroundings.
The wireless charging case will provide you a full 24 hours of continuous playback.
Buy here now from VERY for £ 196
4. Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, £ 239
These stylish looking Sony headphones have noise cancellation technology and will last about 30 hours on a single charge, and now there are tons of playlists.
In addition to Google Assistant and Alexa capabilities built-in, you can be sure that whether it’s music, podcast, or your favorite show – you won’t be interrupted by external sounds.
Buy here now from John Lewis for £ 239
5. Bose QuietComfort 35 ii, £ 198.99
Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones feature an improved volume ensuring that your music is at its best with more than 20 hours of wireless playback time. Superior noise canceling functions allow you to adjust sound to suit your surroundings – whether that’s a noisy gym or just relaxing at home with a spot of meditation.
There’s also a Bose app that can be downloaded for added functionality as well, and users can customize the headphone settings there, share music with other compatible Bose Bluetooth headphones, and manage software updates.
Buy here now on Amazon for £ 198.99
6. BeatsX Wireless Headphones£ 49.99
The BeatsX wireless headphones have the same W1 chip as the iPhone 7, making pairing fast and easy with no 3.5mm connections.
The wireless headphones, which revolve around your neck (magnetic earbuds keep them tangle-free), provide two hours of playback after just five minutes on the charger. Leave it to charge for 45 minutes and you can expect eight hours of playback.
Buy here now from John Lewis for £ 49.99
7. Echo Buds, £ 199.99
The Echo Buds from Amazon have a sleek and simple design, which will soon become your favorite travel companion.
With Bose active noise reduction technology, immerse yourself completely in everything you listen without interrupting outside sounds.
Access the Alexa hands-free and convenient fit with a choice of three different sized ear tips.
Buy here now on Amazon for £ 119.99
8. JLab Audio JBuds Air True Wireless Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones, £ 49.99
Gelab’s JBuds have a luxurious look without a fancy price tag. They’re some of the most affordable earbuds on the market right now, and they don’t compromise on superior sound quality.
A stable bluetooth connection allows you to easily connect to your smartphone or bluetooth enabled device. It comes with a stylish looking charging case, which will give you about 14 hours of uptime.
Not bad for under £ 50.
Buy here now on Selfridges for £ 44.99
9. Beats by Dre Studio 3 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, £ 299.95
There’s no big difference on the outside, but inside the Beats Studio3 wireless headphones have evolved into a superior pair of over-ear noise canceling cases.
The company’s technology will continuously detect noise around you (via two outward facing microphones) and adapt to noise cancellation to give you the best possible experience. There is also around 40 hours of continuous play time, the only drawback is that it is still quite pricey.
Buy here now from Argos for £ 299.95
10. GOJI Wireless Bluetooth noise canceling headphones, £ 34.99
If you’re on a budget, but are looking for a quality pair of headphones with noise canceling technology – this one from GOJI is a great contender.
Enjoy up to 20 hours of battery life on a single charge. Thanks to the Bluetooth 5.0 technology, you will always have a strong connection with your smartphone. It is compatible with iOS and Android, so it will connect to all your devices efficiently.
Buy here now from Currys for £ 34.9
If you’re looking for more ways to get rid of noise, check out our list of the Best Noise Canceling Headphones for 2021.