Looking for quality sound? Check out these 6 ear gears
To try to pick the 'best' in anything is like stepping into dangerous waters. Headphones are no exception, for instance. With so many brands, models, and designs to pick from, finding the perfect one can be an ordeal, but we're here to help.
Our list below features some high-quality and 'best reviewed' headphones that range from true wireless earbuds that cut the wire completely to super immersive noise-cancelling headphones.
Sound quality is something extremely personalised and that's why we are going with a complete guide with specifications and the pros and cons.
Here are some top-performing headphones for your work, music, gaming, or podcasts based on their performances and features.
1. Corsair Virtuoso Wireless SE
Price: 17,500 BDT-18,700 BDT
Available at: Ryans, Star Tech, Tech Land-BD
The Corsair Virtuoso SE High-Fidelity 7.1 surround sound RGB headphones are not only stylish, but their extensive features and performance make it one of the hardest to beat.
Pros: It has an immaculate presentation with excellent battery life (up to 20 hours), the ICUE software is easy to use with varied options. The microphone is detachable with a closed-back enclosure. The headphone provides pinpoint precise surround sound with a gorgeous design. Can be used on a PC or PS4 with up to 60ft wireless range.
Cons: No Bluetooth connectivity. Lesser noise cancellation capacity.
2. Edifier W860NB ANC
Price: 13,500 BDT-16,000 BDT
Available at: Ryans, Gadget and Gear, Studio Mason, Penguin.com.bd
The Edifier W860NB is a good compromise with 40 mm neodymium drivers secured by an artificial leather for comfortable wear. A battery life of 25 hours of ANC persistent playback and 45 hours of wireless-only.
Pros: The headphone has savvy tech controls with excellent ANC support and has good bass control. The battery life and standby time are pretty great and don't need constant charging.
Cons: The NFC control might be a little problematic for new users during a podcast.
3. Anker Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro
Price: 9,000 BDT- 12,990 BDT
Available at: Apple Gadgets, Gadget Studio BD, Penguin.com.bd
These stylish earbuds have reportedly been endorsed by 10 Grammy artists, including NE-YO. However, the sweat and splash resistant earbuds are designed to provide high-quality ANC.
Pros: The touch-controlled earbuds offer a sleek look with ANC. The battery life goes up to 26 hours of total playtime with the charging case and the charging method is wireless as well.
Cons: In-ear fit can vary, affecting audio and noise cancellation.
4. HyperX Cloud Alpha
Price: 9,500 BDT- 10,200 BDT
Available at: Tech Land- BD, Apple Gadgets, Star Tech
The HyperX Cloud Alpha gaming headset is a fantastic choice for gamers of all types that can ramp up your gaming experience to the next level.
Pros: Its visually appealing sleek black design really fires up a gaming mood. Has a great build quality with comfortable headspace, and it's lightweight. Its rotating ear cups and the headset adjusts automatically to the user's comfort. The audio quality is excellent, and the cabling can be fully removed if needed.
Cons: The headphone's not foldable, so a little hassle might come while travelling.
5. JBL Everest Elite 100
Price: 8,500 BDT
Available at: Tech Land
The JBL's signature industry-leading ergonomics and the JBL pro audio sound features a wireless NX model.
Pros: The sound quality of the neckband matches JBL's promise of good audio quality. The bear-pieces are specifically designed not to go loose or fall apart while taking a good jog or a ride on the bicycle. The buds are comfortable and are easily adjustable, the mics promise excellent service too.
Cons: The battery life is comparatively shorter, going up to 6 hours per charge. No fast charging options.
6. Skullcandy Ink'd +Active
Price: 5,490 BDT
Available at: Gadget and Gear
Powerful, sculpted audio performance aimed at bass lovers. A lightweight and low-profile collar keeps the buds within reach the whole time and is even flexible enough to fit right into your pocket.
Pros: Comes with IPX4 Sweat and Water resistance, for workouts or outdoor activities.
Apart from the 15 hours of all-day action, a 10-minute rapid charge gives 2 additional hours of playtime. The remote on the collar manages volume, tracks, calls and a built-in Tile Tracker helps you find it if misplaced.
Cons: Collar design can be a little uncomfortable for some users.