Listening devices are very personal items. Everyone has their own preferences when it comes to playing music, listening to podcasts, or making calls. Finding the right gadget for these activities is key to getting the most of each one. And since most people listen to music or make phone calls nearly every single day, having the right listening device can make noticeable improvements to your lifestyle.
Now, we understand that wireless earbuds may not be for everyone, but allow us to make our case: Its compact size allows you to move freely no matter where you go, which is a big plus for pretty much every kind of lifestyle. Considering the wide variety of wireless options available on the market, you can find a pair that offers good sound quality, long battery life, in-ear stability, or noise-cancellation features. Popular picks like Apple's AirPods and Samsung's Galaxy Buds are easily available online, but we run down a few others to add to your options.
Below, check out these 10 picks fit for every lifestyle and preference:
For Busy Bees
Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless Earphones
If you're looking for earbuds with extra-secure hold for workouts or busy days, Beats' Powerbeats Pro-with its ear-hook design-could be just what you need. The hooks are customizable for maximum comfort and stability. The earphones promise up to nine hours of listening time on a full charge and each earbud features volume, track, and playback controls to help you manage your tunes with ease. They're also sweat- and water-resistant, so you can get through even the most grueling days with no fuss.
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Jabra Elite 65T
Jabra's Elite 65T earbuds' claim-to-fame is their excellent phone call capabilities, thanks to the four-microphone construction that boosts sound quality. It also has HearThrough technology that lets you block out or let in ambient noise at will. If you're currently investing in tech for your WFH setup, these are a great option, especially if you'd rather avoid bulky headphones. They promise up five hours of playback from one full charge and up to 15 hours total from the case. Plus, you can download the free Jabra Sound+ app (available on the App Store and Google Play) to further customize your auditory preferences from your phone.
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Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless
For true-blue audiophiles who want sharp sound quality even from a gadget with a compact size and wireless construction, Sennheiser's earbuds are worth the splurge. They deliver well-modulated bass, midrange, and treble for a dynamic listening experience whether you're blasting music or making calls. They promise up to four hours of continuous battery life in one use, with the case able to power up the earbuds with an additional two full charges.
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Audio Technica ATH-CKR7TW Wireless In-Ear Headphones
These earbuds from Audio Technica promise clear and accurate sound reproduction thanks to the 11mm internal driver. Despite the pair's ultra-miniature size, each earpiece is built with its own mic and controls for volume, playback, and call handling for seamless, fuss-free use. They'll last you six hours on a full charge with an additional nine hours on the case. They're available in black and gray—both colors highlight the earbuds' sleek, no-frills design that's futuristic *and* minimalist.
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For Fitness Junkies
Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones
Bose is known for their elegantly designed, high-quality audio tools that deliver crisp sound, and their wireless headphones are no different. This pair is built specifically for working out with an in-ear design that's comfortable and built to stay in place. Plus, it features IPX4-level water-resistance, so you won't have to worry about damaging them even when you're dripping in sweat. It comes in four cool color combos including classic black, blue with neon yellow accents, a vibrant orange, and a patterned purple style.
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JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash
These JBL earbuds were made in collaboration with sportswear brand Under Armour and they're built to be used for all sorts of workouts. Besides the in-ear stability and waterproof design, the pair comes with Bionic Hearing technology, which allows you to hear your surroundings using two different modes: TalkThru and Ambient Aware. TalkThru lowers the volume of the music while allowing speech to be amplified so you can easily chat with your workout partner or pay attention during online or in-person fitness classes. AmbientAware, on the other hand, allows the music quality to be more immersive, while increasing ambient sounds, so you can safely hear your surroundings during a jog. Plus, the slim casing will easily slip into a small bag or even your pocket.
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For the Budget-Conscious
1More Stylish True Wireless In-Ear Earphones
If your main concern with wireless earphones is battery life, 1More's earbuds will give you the most bang for your buck—they're just P5,000! Its case promises up to 24 hours of total playback, so you'll be able to use these for at least a whole day. You can get over six hours of battery life from a single full charge and in case you're in a hurry, you can get up to three hours of playback time after just 15 minutes of charging. Plus, how can you resist that gorgeous pink color? It also comes in mint, gold, and black.
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Jam Audio Live True Wireless Earbuds
We're obsessed with the pastel mint shade on these Bluetooth earbuds from Jam Audio, which feature a subtle, dotted purple pattern punctuated by a cream shade on the exterior for a pristine finish. The cute design can also be seen on the charging case, which offers up to 10 full charges. The earbuds promise up to three hours of continuous playback and they're water-resistant. Plus, the case can even be used as a powerbank for your other devices!
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For Those Who Like to Zone Out
Sony WF-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones
Noise-canceling earbuds tend to be on the pricier side of the spectrum, but once you've tried them, you'll know it was worth every penny. This pair from Sony is perfect for blocking out sounds in noisy work spaces or if you just want to get lost in your music. On a full charge, the headphones offer up to six hours of playback (up to six if the noise-canceling option is turned off) with three extra charges on the case. It also has fast-charging capabilities—a quick, 10-minute charge in the case gives you up to 90 minutes of play time.
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Huawei Freebuds 3
If you're looking for noise-cancellation technology without the hefty price tag, Huawei's Freebuds 3 might be your best bet. For just under P9,000, the pair can eliminate background noise while delivering loud and clear audio with particularly powerful bass capabilities. Plus, it's great for making calls thanks to the built-in bone voice sensor, which picks up your voice through bone vibrations and enhances your voice as precisely as possible to make sure your words are heard perfectly—great for your video call meetings for work or with friends!
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