If you’re anything like us, you find yourself on the move often and know there’s nothing worse than not being able to listen to your music, podcasts or movies in peace or stuck using the dreaded plane headphones!
If you’re wondering what will make your music always sound its best in transit, we’ve got you covered with these top-performing wireless Bluetooth options based on sound quality, battery life, style, and durability. So whether you’re looking to turn it up on a plane, or turn it down while in the office these are the best on the market to drown the sound of the word out that you should consider.
We prefer On-Ear options when taking long haul journey’s, they fit comfortably and firmly, do a better job at muffling out the sound and don’t fall out when you fall asleep, they also have longer battery life and being bigger are much harder to lose or forget.
Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
Variations: Black, Silver
Battery Life:30 Hours, Quick Charging
App Enabled: Yes, Sony Headphones Connect
Sony’s noise cancellation is among the best thanks to their QN1 chip. Packed with High resolution audio with technology and features to give truly authentic sound. The battery life of 30 hours gets you through even the longest of journeys and even if you do run out it has super quick charging, so you’re rarely ever without your headphones. The Improved design on the unit make the XM3’s even more comfortable and lightweight for those long haul flights. As a bonus if you’re using it around the house it’s optimized for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa for seamless hands-free control.
Bose QuietComfort 35 (Series II)
Variations: Black, Silver
Battery Life: 20 hours of wireless, 40 hours of listening in wired mode
App Enabled: Yes, Bose Connect
Bose is one of the industry leaders and this is their most refined product. You can adjust the level of noise cancellation to suit your environment and it’s Bluetooth and NFC pairing is hassle-free wireless connections allowing you to switch between devices at an instant. They come with volume optimised EQ, and Noise rejecting dual microphone system which means crystal clear phone calls without background noise.
And as a bonus, the device was recently given an update so you can talk to Amazon Alexa. They come with a micro-USB to USB to use with your laptop or phone charger as well as a standard audio jack and airplane plug so you can enjoy the inflight entertainment too.
Jabra Elite 85h Over-Ear Headphones
Variations: Titanium Black, Navy Blue, Gold Beige
Battery Life: 36 Hours with ANC
App-Enabled: Jabra Sound+
The Jabra features Smart Sound, Audio that automatically adapts to your surroundings you can also use their app to customise music profiles, choose your voice assistant, track battery usage and more. These epic headphones can block out all the unwanted background noise with Smart Active Noise Cancellation (ANC). They also recognise when you remove them from your ears, auto-playing and pause which help to save battery and make things a bit easier when you need to hear an announcement or speak to flight attendants.