The best headphones for 2021: From earbuds and bluetooth to over-ear
30 July 2021, 15:08
Whether you're listening to music, catching up on your favourite podcast or taking a call - these headphones won't let you down.
Having a good set of headphones is always a worth-while investment.
We use them almost every day when we're commuting, walking the dog or going for a run.
However, knowing where to start can be a little tricky, with so many to choose - from wireless and bluetooth models, to over-the-ear and in-the-ear styles.
Luckily for you, we've selected the best headphones on the market right now to save you time.
1. Sony WH-1000XM4
These noise-cancelling, over-ear headphones by Sony come with a built-in mic for phone calls and have a 30-hour battery life.
2. Bose 794297-0400 headphones
Not only are these Bose noise-cancelling headphones extremely stylish, they are wireless and have a 20-hour battery life.
3. Sony WF-1000XM4 Wireless Earbuds
Compact, aesthetically-pleasing and great sound: that's exactly what these earbuds offer.
4. Apple Earbuds with charging case
Compatible with all your Apple devices, Airpods are the tech firm's latest generation of in-ear headphones. You can also personalise the charging case for free, should you wish!
5. Jabra Elite 45h
If you're on a budget, these compact, foldable headphones from Jabra are ideal. The sound quality is great, and the design makes them look more expensive than they are.
6. Beats by Dre Powerbeats Pro
Available in a range of cute colours, these wireless headphones come with secure-fit ear hooks to help them stay in place - ideal for runners and people on-the-move.