Truly wireless earphones are slowly starting to get more and more popular and with the headphone jack becoming obsolete on the most smartphones, Bluetooth headphones are now at the forefront. Truly wireless earbuds are the lasted options. These in-ear Bluetooth headphones have no cable or cord that connect them making them great for physical actives. The sound quality in Bluetooth earbuds have never been mind-blowing when compared to wired headphone but they do an excellent job of providing great enjoyment and very good listening experience. Below is a roundup of the best truly wireless earbuds available on the market today, whether for exercise or casual use, your sure to find an earbud to suit your needs. Read Next: Best Truly Wireless Earbuds Under /$20 /$50/ $100
Anker Soundcore Liberty 2
Priced From $84USD
The Soundcore Liberaty 2 is a great affordable option for those on a budget. They fit in the ear very comfy and secure and won’t fall out even your most extreme workout activities. And because these earbuds have an IPX5 rating you dont have to worry about getting wet by sweat or rain.
And when it comes to audio performance, Soundcore uses diamond-coated driver to deliver impressive sound quality. You get a very vibrant audio experience with tons of detail and clarity in the mids and highs and strong punchy bass that bass heads will love.
Priced From $249USD
Whether you’re an athlete or just love going to the gym, you are going to love the Powerbeats Pro high-performance earphones. These earbuds have an ear hook design which helps to provide more stability during your workout activities. The earbuds are also able to sit in your ears nice and snug, Beats have redesigned these earbuds to be smaller, more compact and they won’t penetrate your ears too much to start feeling uncomfortable unlike most of the other premium true wireless earbuds.
Battery life is one of the best and most impressive on the market with up 9-hours of listing time and up to 24-hours with charging case. In Addition, just 5-minutes of charge will give you 1.5-hours and with a further 15-minutes of charge, you will you 4-hours of use.
Just like the AirPods, you get Apples amazing H1 chip you plus access to Siri, so you get the convenience and continuity of easily connecting it between all of your devices. Like most of the latest earbuds, you get touch controls to control audio playback and the music will automatically pause whenever you take the earbud out of your ear. You get Beats sound signature so they a very bass heavy with emphasis on the lows so mids and highs aren’t as clear and vibrant as the AirPods. The Power Beats Pro is currently the best pair of true wireless earbuds for work out and exercise, we highly recommend giving them a try.
Apple AirPods Pro
Priced From $232USD
The redesigned Apple AirPods Pro wireless earbuds are more compact, lightweight and comfortable than the previous versions. These earphones now sit inside your ears to provide more comfort and stability, so you’ll want to wear them all the time. And because you can talk to Siri and make phone calls, you’ll probably rarely have to remove them.
Additionlly, these active noise-canceling headphones also offer Transparency Mode. With this feature, you’ll be able to hear your surroundings. So whether you’re on at the gym or out for a morning jog, you will be able to know who and what is around you. Read Our Full Review
Samsung Galaxy Buds +
Priced From $160USD
The updated Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 offer some great improvement over the previous making it one of the best all-round pair of wireless buds on the market. comfy and stable in the ear and have passive noise isolation to block out outside environmental noises. One of the few draw backs of the Galaxy Buds 2 is the earbuds still has an IPX2 water resistant rating so we wouldn’t recommend dropping them in water. Even though these true wireless earbuds are optimized for the Samsung Galaxy S10 line, as proven by the proprietary scalable codec, but they also work perfectly with iPhone devices.
One of the biggest improvements of the Galaxy Buds 2 is the battery life. Your able to get an impressive 11 hours of playtime and 20 hours total with the charging case. Plus, just 3 minutes of charging will get you an hour with of use. The case also has Qi wireless charging, so it can be charged with any wireless charger.
The audio quality is excellent, the drivers are tuned by AKG. So audio is reproduced accurately and clearly with ample amount of bass even during moments that are crowded by overlapping instruments. And similar to most of the competition the Galaxy Buds have sensitive and intuitive touch controls which allows you swipe and tap for all your playback controls. They earbuds also have ambient sound so you’ll be able to hear your environment surrounding by pressing and holding the touchpad.
Amazon Echo Buds
Priced From $130USD
The Amazon Echo Buds are affordable earbuds that’s packed with a ton of features along with access to Alexa. Unlike some of the other earbuds on our list these do don’t have ANC, it instead has Active Noise Reduction Technology. This Bose technology does a really good job in blocking out outside noise.
These splash-proof Bluetooth earphones are running Bluetooth 5.0 technology with ACC and SBC playback.
The battery life is pretty low on these earbuds with each earbud only offering 5 hours of playtime and 20 hours total using the case. But on the plus side it has fast charge technology so just 15 minutes of charge will give the 2 hours of play.
Using the Alexa app, you can stream music, play Audible audiobooks, make calls, get directions and so much more.
Priced From $179USD
The Jaybird VISTA is one of the most rugged and durable true wireless earbuds on the market. While most of the competition typically has an IPX rating of 3 or 5 which means they can only handle splashes and sweat, the VISTA has them beat with an IPX7 certification, so they are fully protected against sweat and can be submerged in up to 3.3 feet of water for up to 30 minutes.
You’re able to get 6-hours of constant playback and an additional 10-hours with the charging case, giving you a total of 16 hours. And thanks to quick charge technology, just 5 minutes of charge will give you a solid 1-hour of playtime. The charging case also has a USB-C port for charging.
The VISTA sports Bluetooth 5.0 technology along with a feature called JBS1 Wireless Technology to help fix connectivity issues.
With Jaybirds colourful sound signature, you get great sound quality with strong, bright mids and great clear highs. The earbuds are bass boosted, which means you get very fast and punchy bass experience. With the Jaybird app, you’re able to customize the audio to any particular style.
The app also has a very cool feature called Find My Buds. This feature helps you to keep track of your earbuds by showing you where you latest left them. If you’re looking for extremely rugged true wireless earbuds with a great audio experience the Jaybird VISTA is one of the best around.
Priced From $228USD
The Sony WF-1000XM3 truly wireless earbuds are hands down some of the best noise-canceling truly wireless earbud on the market today. These powerful earbuds has a dedicated app which gives you the ability to control how much outside noise you hear. Sony has also included an Adaptive Sound Control feature, which uses gyroscopes that are located inside the earphones to workout if your stationary, walking, running or on transit and automatically adjust the noise-canceling to that particular surroundings. Read Full Review
Sennheiser Momentum 2
Priced From $299USD
The updated Sennheiser’s Momentum True Wireless Earbuds currently delivers the best audio performance of any true wireless earbud on the market. Each earbud has touch-sensitive controls that let you swipe or tap to control audio playback. Both earbuds have customisable touchpad technology built so you can set up the controls to suit your style.
The Momentum 2 has excellent ANC performance, it’s on par with the 1000XM3’s which is pretty high praise. When it comes to Active Noise Cancelling you also get the newest Bluetooth technology and that’s Bluetooth 5.1 technology. It features AAC, SBC and aptX low latency.
These aren’t bassy headphones but you do get ample bass which the average consumer will like. You also get very neutral mids and highs for an overall balanced audio experience. Battery life has also been improved with listeners now able to get 7 hours of playtime and around 28 hours total using the case. The earbuds automatically stop when your earbuds are removed and seamlessly resumes when you put them back in.
B&O BEOPLAY E8 3.0
Priced From $350USD
The updated B&O Beoplay E8 3.0 by Bang & Olufsen is the priciest pair of true wireless earbuds on this list. These earbuds are very comfortable in the ear and won’t fall even under intensive sports activities. You’ll get over 7 hours of battery life and the leather clamshell carrying case will provide 3 additional charges for a total of 35 hours of playtime. Like the previous version, the E8 3.0 has quick charge technology just 20 minutes in the case will give back an hour and a half of playtime. The leather charging case also offers Qi wireless fast charging.
The E8 3.0 can get relatively loud with strong with a a very balance audio experience. With the EQ setting audio can easily be improve to provide listeners with deep rich bass combined with accurately pronounce mids and highs.
B&O has also included a feature call Transparency Mode which allows you to select 3 different levels to hear the environment around you. The B&O Beoplay E8 3.0 has very intuitive touch-sensitive controls on both earpieces which provides a much simpler and more refined user experience. Read Next: Best Truly Wireless Earbuds Under /$20 /$50/ $100
Apple AirPods 2
Priced From $199USD
The Apple AirPods 2 has a very similar design to the previous version. They look, sound and fit the same. Even though both versions look alike the difference between both sets of AirPods are on the inside with the new AirPods boasting Apple’s H1 chip which is an upgrade to the previous W1 chip. This chip improves latency, so audio is in sync when watching videos and gaming, you also get faster pairing between Apple devices and improved audio processing. Battery life has also been improved, you get the same size batteries as the older version, but you are now able to get 50% more talk time. The battery life for music or just audio listening is still 5 hours between charges and that’s still one of the best when it comes to wireless earbuds.
The new charging case now supports Qi wireless charging so your now able to charge it on most Qi wireless charging pad. So, you can u any just about any wireless charging to charge your AirPods. You can get the AirPods 2 the wireless charging case for $169, or you just get the charging case only for your existing AirPods for $64 or if you don’t care about wireless charging you can buy the AirPods 2 with a standard case for $139.
These new AirPods have the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology so you get seamless connectivity to both Apple and Android devices. With support for Hey Siri, you now have the ability to call up Siri without tapping on the side. The new AirPods 2 are still impressive earbuds but if you already have the first Gen AirPods there is no need to upgrade and if you want wireless charging you can just buy the wireless charge case only.
Bose Sound Sport Free
Priced From $199USD
The Bose Sound Sport Free is a bit old when compared to all the other earbuds on our list but it still delivers great sound quality. These earphones doesnt offer Bluetooth 5 but you still get a great connection to its Bluetooth source with a wireless range of over 70 feet without having signal interference.
The earbuds sit very comfortable in the ears and won’t fall out very easily. You get up to 5 hours of battery life on a single charge which is just above average for most true wireless headphones but the Sound Sports case will add an additional 10 hours of battery life. The case also has a quick charge feature so with just 15 mins of charging you get 40 minutes of playtime.
They are sweat and water resistant. Bose is known for their excellent sound and the Sound Sport Free doesn’t disappoint, you get rich highs and mids with deep bass. The drawback is these headphones are a bit and heavy so these aren’t the most ideal headphones for running or jogging.
Sony WP SP700N
Priced From $178USD
The Sony WP SP700N is the sportier version to the above Sony WF1000X. The earbuds are a bit bulkier when compared to most of the other truly wireless earbuds in its price range, but despite the size, the earbuds are very light and sit very comfy and secure in the ears thanks to the supple silicone tips and some nice ear fins that provides balance and stability. The tips also offer a great seal so passive noise isolation is very good.
The sound quality of the 700N is very good, you a solid amount of bass with loud clear highs and mids. You get 3 hours of playtime and with included charging case your able to get a total 9 hours of playtime. The earbuds share similar features to the Sony WF1000X’s so you get Digital noise canceling and Adaptive Sound Control along with the Sony’s headphone app which allows you to adjust the equalization and the sounds you get from the outside world. With an IPX4 rating, these headphones can handle sweat or splashes so you don’t have to worry about getting them wet during your workout activities.