Sometimes referred to as earphones, headphones are a hardware output device that either plug into a computer line out or speakers. Headphones allow you to listen to audio or watch a movie without disturbing people around you.
The most basic type of headphones, earbuds, are small and fit inside your ear. They are usually shaped in a specific way to be as comfortable as possible. Some earbuds come with several sets of different rubber inserts.
The Best Noise Cancelling Headphones
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Top Picks for Headphones
- Sony WH-1000XM3
- Jabra Elite 85H
- Bose QuietComfort 35 II
- Beyerdynamic Amiron Wireless
- Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
- Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
- AKG N60NC Wireless
- Grado GW100 Wireless headphones
- Microsoft Surface headphones
- Plantronics BackBeat Go 810
Find out more about headphone types. See below.
Learn more about sound quality. See image below.