In the latest edition of the SmartHouse Best of the Best Awards, it lists the best technology in the market based on their innovation, usability, design, performance and value for money.
Here are the best headphones enclosed in the latest edition.
Best On-Ear Headphones: Sennheiser 820
These are ground-breaking closed dynamic headphones featuring glass transducer covers minimising resonance. They have crystal clear sound delivery. They are priced at $3,799.
Best In-Ear Headphones: Jaybird X3
The X3 are well designed and highly functional for example, the cable management clips let you take up come of the slack when wearing the headphones behind the head. The sound output is excellent no matter what you’re listening to. It is priced at $199.
Best Noise Cancelling Headphones: AKG N60
Crafted with premium materials including aluminium, memory foam and leather; the N60 is an elegantly crafted and truly lightweight over-the-ear audio device. Its price is $349.
Best TV Headphones: Sennheiser RS 175
These headphones have a transmission range of up to 100m meaning you will not have to worry about getting up mid-movie and losing audio. The headphones allow a user to switch between dynamic bass and virtual surround sound. They cost $398.
Best Value Headphones: Marley Positive Vibration 2 On-Ear Headphones
These are made from FSC certified wood and recyclable aluminium. They feature a 50mm driver with an in-line microphone and one button remote with what the company says has a comfortable on-ear design. Priced at $79.95.
Best Buds: Jabra Elite Sports Buds
The buds themselves are waterproof, feature a heart-rate monitor and personalised audio coaching. The battery last 4.5 hours in a single charge. There are buttons on the buds for easy music and volume control. They are priced at $349.
See the latest edition, ‘Best of the Best’ Awards here.
Prices correct at time of publication.