Which headphones should I buy?
Headphones give you the freedom to take your music anywhere. Commuting, relaxing, exercising, studying, there are headphones for every way you listen.
And never before have you had so much choice.
The best way to choose is to think about how and where you listen the most. You may find it daunting, but we’re here to give you a quick guide to the types of headphone available.
What are the different types of headphone?
- True Wireless Earbuds
One of the newest types of headphone, earbuds cut the wires out completely. True Wireless Earbuds are very light and ultra-portable.
Earbuds are very popular for exercising and the gym. They are also a very discrete way of listening to music without cramping your style.
- On-Ear and Over-Ear Headphones
One of the most common types of headphone design, with earcups and a headband. Choose from either the secure fit of over-ear, or the more stylish on-ear design.
These are generally the best at keeping the sound from escaping when you listen. If you are more about the music than the look, then these might be the best fit for you.
- Wireless In-Ear Headphones
Wireless in-ear headphones are very popular for the gym and listening on the move. In-ear headphones are very easy to carry and store away when not in use.
If you listen where noise isn’t an issue, then wireless in-ear headphones might be ideal for you. They’re also lighter and more discrete than regular headphones.
- Wired Headphones
Wired headphones connect straight into your device or stereo. You can also use adaptors to plug a 3.5mm aux headset into a Micro USB socket.