The best wireless headphones – from in-ear to full-size models

Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.

Now in stores you can find a huge amount of wireless headphones. Almost all of them use the Bluetooth standard. Price tag at such devices can differ almost dramatically. If you a music lover with good hearing, you will have to rack your brains over the choice. Or just check out our selection.

Rating of the best wireless headphones

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best low-cost wireless headphones for up to 3,000 rub. 1 JBL T450BT 2 290 rub.
2 Philips SHB4405 2 450 rub.
3 Sony MDR-ZX220BT 2 200 rub.
The best plug-in wireless headphones in terms of ratio price quality 1 Bose SoundSport 13 990 rub.
2 Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear Wireless 8 999 rub.
3 Sony MDR-XB80BS 8 690 rub.
Best Wireless Bluetooth In-Ear Earphones 1 Apple AirPods 10 900 rub.
2 Sony SBH70 4 390 rub.
3 Plantronics BackBeat FIT 4 300 rub.
Best On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones 1 Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear Wireless (M2 OEBT) 13 190 rub.
2 Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless 14 190 rub.
3 Marshall Monitor Bluetooth 10 990 rub.
Best full-size bluetooth headphones 1 Sony WH-1000XM2 23 990 rub.
2 Sennheiser RS ​​160 7 375 rub.
3 Bose QuietComfort 35 II 22 900 rub.
4 Plantronics BackBeat PRO 13 480 rub.

The best low-cost wireless headphones costing up to 3000 rub.

JBL T450BT

Rating: 4.8

JBL T450BT

Very worthy overhead bluetooth headphones that got into our rating thanks to elaborate bass. The device works when using Bluetooth 4.0 technology. With this support advanced there are no profiles like AptX, so the sound goes to the headphones not in perfect quality. However, the buyer of this may not to notice, especially if he will listen to music in the format MP3

The invoice form factor allowed the creators to introduce enough capacious battery. As a result, you can listen to music in the JBL T450BT until eleven o’clock! Full charge time here is two hours, which is also a very good result. Not yet note the presence of a microphone here to talk with the interlocutor, without taking the smartphone out of his pocket.

At least three color options went on sale. wireless headphones. The cost of the device starts at 2400 rub.

Advantages

  • There are different color options;

  • Bass feel very good;

  • Loud noise;

  • Not the longest charging time;

  • Long battery life;

  • There is a microphone;

disadvantages

  • They put pressure on your ears – you won’t listen to music for a long time;

  • You cannot connect an audio cable.

Philips SHB4405

Rating: 4.7

Philips SHB4405

Not a single low-cost headphone rating can do without Philips branded products. In particular, it should be noted model marked SHB4405. These are overhead closed earphones with very thin headband. The product looks quite fragile, but but it sounds very good. And there’s a microphone here, which makes the device a full headset.

Bluetooth is used here as a wireless technology. 4.1 is a version that will not be out of date for many years. From a full charge the device will sound for approximately eight to nine hours. IN then two hours will be required to charge. Interesting that it almost the only wireless headphones with removable the battery.

In general, the headphones are quite justified, not exceeding 2200 rub. Only quantity can confuse buyers color options – in stores you can find only white and black headphones.

Advantages

  • Wide range of reproduced frequencies;

  • Neodymium magnets applied;

  • The microphone is not forgotten;

  • Relatively fast charge;

  • The battery can be changed;

  • Decent battery life;

disadvantages

  • Fragile construction;

  • Audio cable connection is not possible.

Sony MDR-ZX220BT

Rating: 4.6

Sony MDR-ZX220BT

The Japanese know a lot about sound, so it’s a pity that the products Sony usually has a fairly serious margin. Fortunately, MDR-ZX220BT wireless headphones regularly get on all kinds of sales, where you can buy them literally for 2500 rubles. For the money, this is a great option! Cheaper to find A Bluetooth headset with an NFC chip is simply not possible. However, in The rating from the device did not fall due to the presence of the latter. Us I liked the appearance of the accessory, as well as the minimum for such design weight. The sound quality is also impressive – it can be seen that the Japanese tried to squeeze everything out of the cheapest design juices.

Of course, these wireless headphones cannot be called ideal. The manufacturer saved on the battery – its capacity is enough for about eight hours of sound, and even then not at full volume. Also, the Japanese did not begin to implement support for wired mode. Somewhat disappointing is the charging time of 2.5 hours. However, if you are willing to put up with the above disadvantages, then you will definitely like wireless headphones!

Advantages

  • There is a microphone;

  • Good working range;

  • Neodymium magnets applied;

  • Decent sound quality;

  • Weight does not exceed 130 g;

  • Robust construction;

  • Design should appeal to absolutely everyone;

disadvantages

  • Long charging time;

  • The volume cannot be called high;

  • There is no way to connect an audio cord;

  • Not the longest running time;

The best plug-in wireless headphones in terms of ratio price quality

Bose SoundSport

Rating: 4.9

Bose SoundSport

These wireless headphones talk on the pages An online magazine once already went on. Then it was mentioned that the product holds well in the ears thanks to a kind of “struts”. But this is far from the only advantage of this model. Much more important is the fact that there is protection against water. This allows use the headset while playing sports when the body actively releases sweat. It is also slightly surprising to have a tiny NFC-chip product that significantly speeds up the process synchronization with a smartphone.

Otherwise, these are typical wireless “plugs” connected each other with a flexible neck strap. Accessory weight does not exceed 23 g, he is almost not felt on the body during training. Time Charging is typical for two hours, which cannot but rejoice.

Advantages

  • Convenient neck lace;

  • Wonderful sound quality;

  • Built-in NFC;

  • Can connect to two devices at the same time;

  • Short charging time

  • Have a microphone;

disadvantages

  • Not the best sound insulation;

  • The cost reaches 14 thousand rubles.

Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear Wireless

Rating: 4.8

Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear Wireless

Another fairly expensive wireless “plugs”. But they too quite justify their value. And not even so much because of the convenience use as much due to sound quality. This is one of few vacuum headphones in our ranking that have AptX codec support. If with the appropriate profile will be able to work and a smartphone, the sound will be very impressive! Other the undoubted advantage of the accessory is the duration work on a single charge, reaching in some cases ten hours. And the device also supports fast charging – this one The process takes only an hour and a half.

Complete with wireless headphones are not only supplied four pairs of interchangeable ear pads, but also a case that simplifies carrying such a headset. It should be noted and the presence under the NFC case – synchronization with it is carried out in a couple of seconds. In a word it’s extremely difficult to find any flaws in the device. In your reviews people only complain about the decent size of the accessory.

Advantages

  • Great sound, especially when using the AptX codec;

  • There is support for Multipoint;

  • Very short charging time;

  • From seven to ten hours of battery life;

  • There is a microphone;

  • Built-in NFC;

disadvantages

  • The headset cannot be called small;

  • Not everyone agrees to pay 11 thousand rubles.

  • Only one color option;

Sony MDR-XB80BS

Rating: 4.7

Sony MDR-XB80BS

Even wireless headphones in many cases have a cable. At the previous models considered it was quite thick neck lace. If he would annoy you, it’s better consider buying a Sony MDR-XB80BS. Here too there is a neck lace, but already much longer and thin. During training, he almost ceases to be felt. And playing sports with such headphones is a pleasure. Can Do not worry about sweat, since with water protection it is a product definitely not hurt.

Four color variants of the device went on sale. In all In cases, the headphones have a mount, thanks to which The headset literally hangs on your ears. At first it may seem uncomfortable, but get used quickly enough. Together with four pairs of interchangeable ear pads and a small case. In a word, a very good set from the Japanese company Sony. AND it is quite inexpensive – they ask for wireless headphones 9 thousand rubles, which is a typical price tag for high-quality sports headsets.

Advantages

  • Charging time does not exceed 2 hours;

  • Four color options;

  • Convenient use;

  • There is a microphone;

  • Wide range of reproduced frequencies;

  • The case of the device has protection against water;

disadvantages

  • The playing time is far from ideal;

  • No NFC and support for modern codecs.

Best Wireless Bluetooth In-Ear Earphones

Apple AirPods

Rating: 4.9

Apple AirPods

Oddly enough, wireless in-ear headphones recently became quite rare. Somehow this direction only Apple is developing now. But such headphones are very convenient in many cases. For example, when traveling to “gags” will not work on your bike – they will not let you hear in time pedestrian shout or signal of an approaching vehicle. That’s why the “apple” giant must be thanked for creating AirPods

This headset is characterized by a complete absence of wires. It, of course, threatens with the loss of one of the headphones. However, with careful using such a disaster definitely does not threaten you. One must not forget that the headphones are not placed in your pocket, but in a special case, which is full charger. The headset itself is playing five hours. But if you regularly put it in the aforementioned case, then the duration of work increases exactly up to a day!

You can talk about Apple AirPods for a very long time. These The wireless headphones are tiny, they are almost not felt in the ears. The minimum weight prevents them from falling out. Also, special technology – for example, when you pull out one of the headphones, music is immediately paused. There would be more support here modern digital codecs – the headset would be fabulous the acquisition!

Of course, AirPods also have a typical Apple product. disadvantage. Buy it should only owners of the iPhone and iPad. IN paired with the “android” headphones will not work, but the functional will be cut very much. Also, not everyone will like the cost, varying from 11 to 13 thousand rubles.

Advantages

  • Miniature size and negligible weight;

  • Quick access to Siri.

  • There is a microphone;

  • IPhone owners have unique features;

  • Included is a case charge;

  • Robust construction;

disadvantages

  • Cost cannot be called low;

  • Not the best option for owners of androids.

Sony SBH70

Rating: 4.8

Sony SBH70

Already much less expensive wireless in-ear headphones. Cost not exceeding 4 thousand rubles, due to simplified by construction. It is evident that the Japanese this time did not invent nothing new. However, the headset wouldn’t fall into our rating, if she hadn’t stored anything interesting.

Firstly, the product has an NFC chip, which is extremely unusual for an accessory with such a cost. Secondly, there is protection from the water. This means that in such headphones you can ride cycling, sweating actively. Do not be afraid of the device and falling under rain. Thirdly, the manufacturer introduced an active noise reduction. She certainly cannot handle the drone of an airplane or sounds in the subway, but street noise is suppressed successfully.

And what should the buyer be warned about? Perhaps only about accessory sizes. The neckband is doing its job – to someone it can interfere, and even put such a headset in your pocket conveniently. However, such a cheap Bluetooth headset is required other flaws are present – they will be mentioned a little below.

Advantages

  • Implemented protection against water;

  • Introduced Multipoint function;

  • High build quality;

  • Have a microphone;

  • Built-in NFC chip;

  • There is voice dialing;

disadvantages

  • Incorrect display of the charge level;

  • Many instances received a poor quality microphone;

  • Small radius of action;

  • Not the highest volume;

Plantronics BackBeat FIT

Rating: 4.7

Plantronics BackBeat FIT

At the time of release, these wireless headphones were very good. People liked the neckband, which turned out to be very thin and flexible. This accessory can be easily crumpled by putting it in your pocket. Also really no one complained about the design of the liners themselves. Their position conveniently adjustable, while the music does not drown out everything around sounds that are ideal for sports. There is and protection against water, as nothing bad can be said about quality microphone.

But why are we talking about the headset in the past tense? The thing is that the product is no longer available. In stores you can now find only the remnants from the warehouses. And Plantronics BackBeat FIT has one serious trouble. These headphones got short-lived battery. After about six months or a year, he sits down to zero, after which is simply impossible to charge. Namely, such a term headphones already definitely lay in the warehouse. They also have a weak controller power supply – it can burn out if you connect the charger to the headset high current device. Of course, if problems, you can easily return the money using the guarantee. But do you need it? However, headphones deserve their place in ranking, since none of the competitors have anything like this yet offers.

Advantages

  • Relatively low cost (5 thousand rubles);

  • Many color options;

  • There is a microphone;

  • Sufficiently long battery life;

  • The most flexible and compact design;

  • There is protection against water;

disadvantages

  • Uses Bluetooth 3.0;

  • Sound insulation is almost completely absent;

  • Low bass

  • The remaining copies have a huge percentage of marriage;

Best On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones

Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear Wireless (M2 OEBT)

Rating: 4.9

Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear Wireless (M2 OEBT)

Very expensive on-ear headphones sold in our country for about 16 thousand rubles. Compact in size and stylish appearance. They got into our rating also due to the presence of three color options at once – this is at this price You rarely see a segment.

It should be noted that the headphones are not full-sized. it means that they cannot protect the user from external noise. The topics however, they try to do this through an active system noise reduction. It works relatively well, for good reason the device can detect as many as four microphones.

Wireless headphones have support for the AptX codec. But if not supported by your smartphone, worry a lot not worth it. It’s not necessary to use for signal transmission Bluetooth At any time, you can connect a portable gadget to headphones through a traditional audio cable. This can be done in If the accessory has a corny battery.

In a word, it is almost ideal for use as indoors and outdoors! If still the cost was not so awesome …

Advantages

  • Nice design;

  • Very good sound quality;

  • Built-in NFC chip;

  • Can be connected to the sound source with a cable;

  • There is a microphone;

  • Solid active noise reduction system;

  • There is support for the AptX codec;

  • Weight does not exceed 210 g;

disadvantages

  • High price;

  • Inconvenient management;

  • Conversational microphone is not the best quality;

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

Rating: 4.8

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

Excellent wireless headphones, available for the past at least three years. Here the buyer is waiting for a corporate design, complemented by robust construction. Initially, the product seems too big. But in fact, the headphones are close to compact form factor. Their weight is 213 g – this is the optimal parameter so that the head from such headphones does not get tired enough a long time.

The device includes two microphones. It allowed creators to implement a decent system of active noise reduction. However, you should not expect an ideal result – somewhere in external sounds will be muffled only partially. Not yet note the possibility of connecting an audio cable. It is very important, After all, the battery can sit at the most inopportune moment. Other An important feature is support for the AptX digital codec. However, it would be strange not to see such a mark in the characteristics headphones sold for 18-19 thousand rubles.

Advantages

  • Stylish design;

  • High-quality sound;

  • There is support for AptX;

  • Introduced an active noise reduction system;

  • Have a microphone;

  • It is possible to connect an audio cord;

  • Not the largest sizes and weight;

disadvantages

  • Very high cost.

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Rating: 4.8

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Excellent headphones, the cups of which are made of rough and pleasant to the touch material. They are not only connected to each other soft arc, upholstered in leather, but also with a spiral wire. In a word, in There is no doubt about this design – you can break the headphones either intentionally or dropping them from the window of a high-rise building.

As expected wireless headphones for 15 thousand rubles., Here There is support for the AptX codec. If you have an old smartphone, and you want to listen to music in the best quality, you can use a wired connection. Also with the help of such headphones, you can stream and communicate with interlocutors – for these The goals here are two microphones. But most of all the product Surprisingly with a very long battery life. Manufacturer itself declares 30 hours! It is clear that in reality the result is smaller, but and he is able to impress many readers of this ranking.

Advantages

  • Headphones come with a comfortable carrying case;

  • Robust construction;

  • Great sound quality

  • A convenient twisted cord is used;

  • A very long time;

  • You can connect an audio cable;

  • Implemented support for AptX;

  • There are two microphones;

disadvantages

  • Cost cannot be called low;

  • Big ears will not close completely.

Best full-size bluetooth headphones

Sony WH-1000XM2

Rating: 4.7

Sony WH-1000XM2

Usually expensive wireless headphones delight refined design. This is not the case with Sony’s WH-1000XM2. Yes, it uses high-quality plastic, very nice on touch. But from the product for 25 thousand rubles. waiting for something more something amazing. However, the fact that The device sits comfortably on your head. Also not to be noted great sound quality. It is possible that some merit in this have expanded to 4-40000 Hz reproducible range frequencies.

Sony was the one who invented the AptX digital codec, so do not be surprised at the presence of his support. Moreover, they “understand” headphones and AptX HD encoded signal. But to appreciate everything it is – you need to listen not to MP3, but to FLAC music. Yes, and a smartphone is needed appropriate. If you don’t have one at hand, then you can use the audio cable. When connected, there’s also a charge The battery stops wasting. However, about this don’t worry – headphones can sound in Bluetooth mode thirty hours. But the charging time here is long – about four hours.

This accessory also got into our rating due to the presence of smart functions. If you install a special application on your smartphone, then The sound will adjust automatically. It’s hard to explain in words, you need to try such a function in practice. And the model pleases adaptation to atmospheric pressure (plays a role in the airplane) and personal noise reduction optimization.

Advantages

  • There is a microphone;

  • There is an NFC chip;

  • Headphones adapt to different atmospheric pressure;

  • Implemented an active noise reduction system;

  • Convenient and not very heavy construction;

  • Support for AptX and AptX HD;

  • A very long battery life;

  • Can be connected using cable;

disadvantages

  • Many will not be affordable;

  • Long charge;

  • Ergonomics will not suit everyone;

  • There are occasional clicks of the touch control panel.

Sennheiser RS ​​160

Rating: 4.7

Sennheiser RS ​​160

Extremely large wireless headphones, almost completely hiding external noises. In contrast to the ones we examined above models, it uses not Bluetooth, but a special radio channel. Because of this, the device comes with a special base, powered by two AAA batteries. Exact time her operation depends on the capacity of the installed batteries or rechargeable batteries. As for the headphones themselves, a battery is installed inside them with a capacity of 600 mAh, a full charge of which is enough for about 24 hours of sound. It’s amazing that with such a battery, the headphones weigh not very much – only 226 g.

Why do you need a special radio channel? Everything is very simple. Availability its support allows you to connect the product wirelessly even to devices that do not have a Bluetooth module. Most often, these headphones are connected to the simplest TVs – for this you only need to insert the wire from the base into the socket for traditional wired headphones. Also used here the radio channel wins the “blue tooth” in terms of range – here it reaches 20 meters.

Advantages

  • Good soundproofing;

  • The price tag is in the region of 8 thousand rubles.

  • The docking station is very small;

  • Long range;

  • Great sound quality

  • Not the biggest weight;

  • Decent battery life;

  • Can be connected to devices without a Bluetooth module;

disadvantages

  • Wired connection is not possible;

  • There is no microphone.

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Rating: 4.7

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Excellent full-size headphones that can work on one charge up to twenty hours. They got into our rating thanks to many of their characteristics. In particular, this is one of the few a headset that works almost perfectly with the iPhone. Also, it can simultaneously connect to two devices at once. Synchronization is very fast, especially if you have NFC chip devices. More creators should be praised for the introduction two active noise canceling systems microphones.

It’s nice that these headphones can connect to audio equipment and by cable. But most often this feature is not required. Even if the battery runs out – just 15 minutes of charging is enough for 2.5 hours subsequent work! Finally, nothing bad can be said about sound quality. Here the manufacturer squeezed out of the used Designs are absolutely everything. However, no wonder, because they sell data headphones for 23 thousand rubles.

Advantages

  • There is support for NFC;

  • There are practically no complaints about the sound;

  • Headphones come with a neat pouch;

  • Built-in support for the Multipoint function;

  • There is a microphone;

  • There is an active noise reduction system;

  • Long working time and quick charge;

  • Wired connection possible;

disadvantages

  • Very high cost;

  • Too smooth cable plug.

Plantronics BackBeat PRO

Rating: 4.6

Plantronics BackBeat PRO

Pretty simple outwardly headphones that are actually are not. Unlike cheaper wireless models, there is active noise reduction. But even more product surprising due to its design. The fact is that in every cup There are two drivers. Each of them is sharpened strictly under own frequency range. There is no doubt that this is exactly what allows you to distinguish almost every one when listening to music tool.

This accessory can also please thanks to the support of AptX. Synchronization with a smartphone accelerates NFC. However, it seems that much more often the headphones will be used in wired mode, the benefit is the ability to connect the cable here.

Unfortunately, there are also headphone disadvantages. The most important of of them is 340 grams. Bluetooth headphones turned out heavy enough, making it ideal for home use only use.

Advantages

  • Present NFC;

  • There is support for the Multipoint function;

  • Come with a case;

  • Long battery life;

  • Active noise reduction system available;

  • There is a microphone;

  • Two-driver design;

  • There is support for AptX;

disadvantages

  • Heavy weight;

  • Headphones cannot be called cheap.

Conclusion

In fact, this is not a complete list of very good wireless headphones. Now the range of such devices incredibly large – in some stores you can find hundreds various models. Nevertheless, we tried to select exactly those accessories, the purchase of which will not disappoint at all. Now you it remains to determine only the form factor and cost.


Attention! This rating is subjective, is not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.

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