From the latest tunes to your next podcast obsession, we’re always listening to something. Ever since Bluetooth hit the scene we’re no longer tied to tangled headphone cords or limited to one room because that’s where the sound system is set up. Bluetooth has made listening to your devices even easier, but which headphones and speakers are the best fit for you and your style? We’ve done the research…
Which are the Best Bluetooth Headphones?
The best Bluetooth headphones for you are a matter of your comfort and sound preferences. The main types of headphones are in-ear or just earphones, on-ear and over-ear.
The most portable type of headphones, these little gadgets will be your best friends for travel, exercise and out and about. Sitting directly in or just blocking the ear canal, most are excellent at cancelling out exterior noise so you can help protect your hearing by keeping music at a lower volume. In-ear headphones can be uncomfortable for some however, so stick to high quality brands.
On-ear headphones are lighter than their over-ear counterparts but not as portable as in-ear varieties. Fabulous for those that love a traditional look but still want to take their tunes on the go, these headphones offer a more natural sound which lets more environmental noise in because they don’t completely close off the ear. They’re great if you find in-ear headphones uncomfortable and are more breathable than over-ear designs.
Over-ear headphones offer the best noise cancellation so you get the most out of your music but are much clunkier and heavier to carry around. They can be extremely comfortable but you need to look for a thick padded headband that will evenly distribute weight across your head and look for ear cups that don’t sweat, so you can wear them comfortably for longer.
How much does it cost for a Bluetooth headset?
Prices will vary greatly for Bluetooth headsets and headphones depending on sound quality and brand name. Research the type of heaphones that suit your lifestyle and the features you need, for example an in-built microphone then look at what brands offer these. Remember a high price doesn’t always mean high quality.
Which is the best Bluetooth speaker?
The best Bluetooth speaker for you will depend on what you need it to do. If you only want great sound on the go there are endless choices of wireless speakers that will do just that. Make sure to look for good battery time, charging time and high quality sound. However if you want your Bluetooth speaker to work even harder for you, there are now many options with added extras that give them the edge.
Who doesn’t love to sing in the shower? If you need music to start your day, a waterproof speaker is the one for you. Letting you leave your phone safely out of the room, these handy devices are either completely waterproof or are wet hands safe, so you don’t need to worry about skipping to your favourite song.
Fabulous for long days out, these speakers will charge your phone as they go so you can tune into that must-hear podcast for even longer or keep the party going far into the night.
Ok so maybe it’s not always just about sound quality, some speakers you might want to get just because they look amazing and there’s nothing wrong with that. From sleek shapes to eye-catching colours, there are many stylish speaker option available, just make sure it’s got the innovative technology to go with its good looks too though.
Light Up Speakers
A must for outdoor dining, garden parties or even evenings at your local park, light up speakers will help illuminate your surroundings long after the sun goes down. Fabulous for around the home too, it will bring some ambiance to your favourite playlists.
What is the best Bluetooth speaker 2019?
As we mentioned above the best Bluetooth speaker is the one that does what you need it to do. But for this year our top speakers are those that go above and beyond. Whilst all the features we listed above are great reasons to choose a certain speaker over others, why choose just one extra feature you want? Our favourite speakers of the moment are those that combine multiple functions for example device charging and light up capabilities which make them an essential for any home.