The comparison of the best wireless headphones 2017
|The comparison of the best wireless headphones 2017|
Both Bluetooth and wired, the latest Bose is the best compromise for those used to air travel. Its noise reduction system, particularly effective, eliminates the hum of engines and most background noise, leaving maximum space for music. And without degrading the sound quality, which is very pleasant, with warm mids and bass very present. Moreover, its battery allows it to operate for over 20 hours before recharging ... No touch controls, here we must act on the buttons under the right earpiece to increase or decrease the volume, change tracks and pause reading. We also appreciate its lightness and softness of its well pads that cover the ears without compressing them. € 379 euros
also capable of operating in both Bluetooth with a cable, this model offers good noise reduction which can be adjusted with the associated mobile application. Which application can also change the language for voice announcements and finesse adjust the audio equalizer. Which sometimes prove necessary, the default preference headphones bass. A button is used to select from four effects, one designed for watching movies. Playback driver using touch controls (rather capricious) on the right atrium: we slide the finger forward or backward to change tracks, and up or down to increase or decrease the volume. By tapping twice the headset, the music stops and the noise reduction is canceled able to listen to the surrounding sounds. Lightweight, the PXC 550 is equipped with comfortable foam pads that support the most pavilions they surround the ear. 399 euros
As powerful and elegant (it is available in several colors and coatings whose faux crocodile), these headphones can be used with or without wires and with or without noise reduction. The sound is pleasant, with low marked and good accuracy in the high mids. But to use all the functions of the headset, you have to use the mobile application to change the level of noise cancellation and equalization of music and apply ambience effects (concert hall, club jazz, etc.). In common usage, use the touch controls on the right atrium (play / pause, volume control, track change, call management). Very stiff and a little heavy, the Zik 3 covers both ears but his arch uncomfortably hanging over the top of the skull. 349 euros.
Rather design with its pads and headband covered in leather, this headset is one of the top performers in terms of noise reduction, sometimes more effective than the Bose QC35. With, however, a slight degradation of the sound when this option is activated. Naturally very balanced, it then more clearly the acute and restitution is a little less warm. He also has touch controls on the right earpiece (change of track, volume up / down, pause / play) and even allows the playback forward while holding down the finger. Original: if one covers the earpiece with your hand, noise and music system are interrupted to listen the stewardess. Rather comfortable, it may prove in the long run a bit heavy and press slightly against the ears. 379 euros.
This model is original figure. His goal: to preserve the best audio quality while eliminating some of the ambient noise. Frankly, the noise reduction is clearly limited in relation to competitors, but once activated, it does not change the sound balance, which proves excellent quality, perfectly neutral and spatial. This is also one of the best of the lot in terms of audio fidelity. Only it will require renounce Bluetooth. The headset works only with a cable with a minimalist remote control that only serves to pause the music and change tracks. And if it is a little heavy, the MSR7NC is very comfortable, with good headphones that surround the ears. 299 euros.
The best value for money in its category: a very effective noise reduction, functional touch controls and a Bluetooth or wired use. A button can even activate Siri or Google Now. Too bad, the sound, less powerful, lacks a bit of momentum. And, at high volume, it is the low prevail. It will therefore play with the smartphone equalizer to obtain the best. The pads, insulating well, tend to compress too ears. Its battery provides the helmet a battery life of 16 hours. 170 euros.