Whether you’re mixing MP3s on your laptop, rocking out to the ‘70s while you work, getting your bass on while you jog, or even savoring a resplendent symphony while you study, you want a reliable set of headphones or earbuds to deliver serious audio. From wireless to noise-isolating, and DJ-style to workout-ready, we’ve compiled some of the most popular picks from this season’s trending brands.
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Sol Republic Amps Air True Wireless Freedom Earbuds
Enjoy wireless freedom when you're on the move. These earbuds are truly wireless — they’re also sweat and rain resistant to boot. The charging case provides up to 15 full charges, each giving you 3 hours of incredible, wire-free audio.
Beats by Dr. Dre™ Solo 3 Wireless Headphones
When you’re talking quality audio, there’s a great chance that Beats is part of the conversation. Solo 3 are wireless headphones that provide a whopping 40 hours of battery life. And if that’s not enough power for you, the Fast Fuel feature charges an additional 3 full hours in just 5 minutes. If you still need another reason these headphones rock, consider their comfort-cushioned ear cups, ingenious foldable design and the ability to link up with Siri®.
Sol Republic Tracks HD2 Headphones
A chic update to Sol Republic's popular Tracks HD Headphones, these are polished and smart looking and feature comfy ear cushions — not to mention a virtually indestructible Flextech™ headband. Expect top-notch audio quality thanks to V10 high-definition sound engines.
Altec Lansing® Kickback Stereo Headphones with 2-Way Mic
These DJ-style headphones sound as impactful as they look. With 40mm neodymium dynamic drivers and a padded headband with rotatable ear cups, you’ll never want the music to stop with these on. The integrated mic with telephone/control buttons give you even more control from your headset.
Bose® SoundSport® Pulse wireless headphones
Leave it to audio experts at Bose® to create a set of headphones that’s wireless, provides incredible audio, and helps you track your workouts at the same time. These contain a built-in heart rate sensor so you can monitor your performance as you get your jam on. They’re compatible with several popular fitness apps and let you connect to your devices via Bluetooth® and NFC pairing. Don’t worry about breaking a sweat either while you’re wearing them — they’re sweat and water resistant.
Marley™ Noise-Isolating Earbuds
These earbuds provide awesome sound with an eco-conscious design. They’re made with natural materials and recycled plastics — and feature comfortable, malleable earbuds — and give great bass and crisp audio despite their small size.