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Technology Best Wireless Neckband Headphones

21:45  09 october  2019
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Are Samsung’s Galaxy Buds the wireless headphones you’ve dreamed of?

Are Samsung’s Galaxy Buds the wireless headphones you’ve dreamed of? While Samsung has dabbled in true wireless headphones before, this year it finally released a set designed specifically for its Galaxy lineup: the Galaxy Buds. The $130 headphones include many standard features like a charging case, on-board controls and access to virtual assistants. But they also distinguish themselves from the competition with their small size, light weight and EQ presets. While our reviewer Billy Steele enjoyed the reliable connection and decent battery life, he was disappointed by the touch controls and audio quality. Despite calling the wireless headphones a solid options for Galaxy owners, Billy handed the Galaxy Buds a cutting score of 69.

While listening to music is a great way to get away from reality, sometimes it’s not an either/or situation. For example, if you like to listen to music (and are permitted to) while you’re at work, you can’t simply plug your headset in and call it a day — you’re probably going to need to interact with somebody at some point. A great way to find the perfect balance is by utilizing a pair of wireless neckband headphones. This gives you the ability to listen to your music with traditional earbuds, while easily having the option to take one out at a time. A wireless neckband headset can also be great for making work calls or just for listening to music comfortably while working outside. Regardless of your intended use, let’s go ahead and take a look at some of the best wireless neckband headphones.

Sony's WI-1000XM2 wireless earbuds caters to the neckband crowd

Sony's WI-1000XM2 wireless earbuds caters to the neckband crowd Sony's 1000XM3 duo offers stellar sound and powerful noise cancellation in both over-ear and true wireless options. The 1000X line also includes a set of neckband-style wireless earbuds, the WI-1000X. Here at IFA, the company debuted the next version of those with the WI-1000XM2. The one key upgrade is to the noise cancellation tech inside. The WI-1000XM2 packs the same QN1 chip from the WH-1000XM3. Sony says it not only does a better job blocking out sounds around you, but the component uses less power for noise cancellation. Indeed, I had the chance to put that to the test at Sony's busy IFA booth.

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Best Overall Neckband Headphones

This pair of Bluenin Neckband Wireless Headset Wearable Speaker True 3D Stereo Sound Sweatproof Headphones by Osten Design is a great option for anyone looking for a comfortable and versatile pair of Bluetooth headphones. With this headset, you have the ability to wear the earbuds traditionally or press a button and listen to your music or podcast through built-in speakers. Thanks to the four strategically placed speakers, advanced CSR 8645 chip and Bluetooth V4.1 technology, you’re getting crisp, surround-sound quality audio through your device. The neckband itself is flexible, comfortable and features retractable wire management to better control the length of your wires. It can also connect to two different devices simultaneously with a range up to 33 feet. With a battery life of up to 10 hours on a single charge, this is a long-lasting, versatile, and high-quality device for all your listening needs.

iOS 13's Audio Sharing feature is coming to more Beats headphones

  iOS 13's Audio Sharing feature is coming to more Beats headphones If you fondly remember the days of plugging in a headphone splitter and listening to music together with a friend, iOS 13 offers a similar option for Bluetooth headphones with Audio Sharing. Soon that feature will be available on a wide variety of Beats headphones as well as Apple AirPods. Audio Sharing allows pairing two sets of headphones to the same iPhone or iPod, so you and another person can listen to the same tune or watch a movie together. It requires an iPhone 8 or above, and is activated through the Bluetooth menu in Settings.

Best Portable Neckband Headphones

If you’re looking for something that’s a bit more portable, this Foldable Bluetooth Headset from Beartwo is a great option. They’re made with built-in high sensitivity microphone and noise-canceling technology en route to smooth, clear audio. The headset utilizes advanced Bluetooth 4.1+CVC 6.0 for a quick and easy connection to virtually any Bluetooth compatible device. A powerful battery provides the user with a whopping 16 hours of continuous music time and 300 hours of standby, while the foldable design is great for on-the-go travel.

Best Value Neckband Headphones

In terms of bang-for-your-buck, you’re not going to do better than the Mpow Jaws Gen-4 Bluetooth Headphones W/Case, Wireless Neckband Headset. This headset can provide up to 13 hours of playtime or 350 hours standby time on just a single three-hour charge. The device also contains a 33-foot radius and can be paired with most Bluetooth-enabled devices. The Mpow headset features a built-in magnet to connect headphones to the neckband when you’re not using them, or simply want a light listen from the outside of your ear. And with a noise-canceling mic and call vibrate alert, this headset is perfect for any work-related calls on the go.

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