Best Headphones/Headset

AKG K451

An update of the 2009 Red Dot Design Award winner, this foldable mini-headset connects to any MP3 player and can also be used to make hands-free calls.

 

B&O H6

These stylish over-ear headphones are made from premium materials - albeit with a price to match – to provide an authentic sound that's built on a clear midrange and a careful balance between bass and treble.

 

Beats Studio

The world’s most famous headphones have been completely redesigned to be lighter, stronger and more comfortable, with precision sound, Adaptive Noise Canceling, a 20-hour rechargeable battery and RemoteTalk.

 

Blue Ant Embrace

True-to-life sound is created using the flat frequency response of the Embrace’s highly optimised drivers, enhancing mobile entertainment by offering a sound that is not artificially manipulated.

 

Bowers & Wilkins P3

These headphones use a bespoke fabric covering on the pads that provides acoustic transparency in the centre, while forming a perfect seal around the edge for better bass and noise isolation.

 

Jabra Motion

A high-end Bluetooth headset featuring the latest intelligent technology, which allows users to communicate easily – both in the office and on the go.

 

Jawbone Icon HD & The Nerd

Military-grade NoiseAssassin 2.5 technology eliminates unwanted background noise , while The Nerd USB adaptor offers hands-free or audio streaming from a PC without fiddling with the Bluetooth settings.

 

Kef M500

When worn, an acoustic sealing ring in each ‘racetrack’ ear cup provides a seal that cuts out extraneous noise and minimises sound leakage, while precision engineered aluminium alloy and KEF’s multi-directional Smart Hinge lets them fold up for carriage.

 

Kitsound iD

An adjustable headband for the perfect fit, soft, swivel ear cups for flexibility and comfort and a multi-function button and in-line mic for control make these budget headphones a real steal.

 

Klipsch Image One Bluetooth

These Bluetooth headphones include ear cup-mounted controls and a built-in mic, while a foldable headband provides portability for lossless audio quality wherever you go.

 

Nokia Coloud Knock

These colourful headphones include an integrated microphone and control key, so taking and making calls is super-simple, while the attached Zound Lasso stops the cable from tying itself into knots in your bag.

 

Parrot Zik

These premium headphones include a unique head-detection sensor, which puts your music on hold when you take the headset off, as well as a high-performance active noise control system that can eliminate up to 98 percent of ambient sound.

 

Plantronics Backbeat Go Wireless Earbuds 

These small and light earbuds easily slip into a pocket but still pack full-on stereo sound, while inline controls let you pause music to take a call, change volume or skip tracks.

 

Scala Rider Q1

Built for bikers, the Q1 allows a rider and a passenger to converse in full duplex mode. It alss connects to two mobile phones, Bluetooth music players or GPS navigation devices, and has a built-in FM radio with RDS and a direct cable connection for non-A2DP MP3 players.

 

Sennheiser Momentum

Momentum is a closed-back, around-the-ear headphone specially created for music lovers wanting a distinct and sophisticated appearance, luxurious wearing comfort and rich, detailed stereo sound.

 

Sol Republic Master Tracks Over-Ear Headphones

The inline mic and music controls are compatible with most Apple, Android and Windows devices, while interchangeable headbands let you swap the colour to match your daily style.

 

Sony XBA-4IP

These prestige in-ear headphones use a quad-balanced armature driver with dual woofer and tweeter to deliver searing treble and rich, powerful bass.

 

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