Best truly wireless Bluetooth earphones

Best truly wireless Bluetooth earphones
Move over, Bluetooth headsets and wired earphones, you are so passé this iPhone 7 season, long live the wireless earbud trend that is shaping up to be the next revolution in the audio wearable, or, as they are becoming known - hearable.

Gone are the days when you had to tread along your morning jog with a cable dangling in front of you, or struggle to bench two hundred with uncomfortable neckware on. Enter the the new wireless buds that connect to your phone via Bluetooth, but also don't have any physical connection between them to worry about. Well, you still have to worry about losing one of them, but all come with dedicated charge or carry cases, so it's all about healthy habits.

We've been eyeing those experiments ever since they were still a twinkle in the eye of their creators and were housed on crowdfunding places like Kickstarter or Indiegogo, as they promised to right all wrongs with listening to personal playlists while being active. Those projects have now matured to actual products, and the big guys like Apple and Samsung also took notice, quickly overwhelming the smaller companies with similar products of their own. Check out the best of what's available or coming with the tide of the truly wireless earbuds revolution.

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25 Comments

1. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

The Gear has one hour battery life. Wireless or not, that's ridiculousridiculous.

2. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

Maybe just one ridiculous lol

3. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

but it can act as standalone music player (with 4GB storage), it also can track distance, speed, heart rate, and calories burned, and its not weirdly bulging out of your ear, lol best choice if you want to use it for run/cycling around neighbourhood and leave your smartphone/smartwatch at home (and its the 2nd cheaper on that list)

4. -Shadow-

Posts: 95; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

Who leaves their smartphone at home ?

5. Schmao

Posts: 365; Member since: Jul 05, 2009

When going for a run, it would be quiet convenient to leave the smartphone at home and still be able to enjoy music.

14. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

for 1 hours max? thats a joke. But hey Samsung lover need to praise Samsung just like Apple lover do the same. Samsung even copied Apple way of making a cult lol.

9. iushnt

Posts: 3097; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

People who run daily

13. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

When i go run/cycling i go for much more than 1 hours. This is another failed bluetooth crap with low battery life. I take wired headphone over such crap anyday even when going to run/cycling.

16. vincelongman

Posts: 5691; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Also its 1-1.5 hr when you are streaming music 3-4 hr when you are playing local music Not that I'd buy them, but they aren't comparable to Apple's AirBuds

21. Unordinary unregistered

For 59 minutes LOL. Oh boy i love when you try justifying sh*t lol.

6. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

All overpriced.

7. Tronlol

Posts: 35; Member since: Feb 06, 2015

You are too

8. combatmedic870

Posts: 984; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

No meantion of jaybirds x2?

24. DronGupta

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 09, 2015

Because jaybirds x2 is not truely wireless. It has wire between two earbuds. Got it or not.

11. rnagic

Posts: 215; Member since: Jul 13, 2014

If it doesn't wrap around your ear, it's just gonna fall out when you try you run. Does PA even lift bro?

15. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

PA Push Apple and Samsung agenda. you dont know thats?

17. cambotodd

Posts: 13; Member since: Jun 15, 2015

The bragi are by far the best. I run, do weights,bodyweight exercises. they never fall out..and you can swim with them.the apple ones are an old Nokia rip off.

18. cambotodd

Posts: 13; Member since: Jun 15, 2015

the Bragi are easily the best.i havee realy pushed mine, running, plyometrics ,weight training, and they have never fallen out.and I swim with them.they also have the most functions

19. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2264; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

bragi > iconx > airpods.

20. TBomb

Posts: 1484; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Aren't the AirPods exclusive to Apple devices? Cause that would mean 80% of the world can't use them..... which in my opinion would mean that they don't deserve to be on the list.

22. Unordinary unregistered

No. You can use them with anything. You just don't have the instantaneous seemless pairing feature

26. TBomb

Posts: 1484; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

I find that surprising. Going to stick to my wires though. I have a pair of Sony headphones that can be wired or wireless if i ever need to take the BT route.

25. DronGupta

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 09, 2015

No, the are not apple exclusive, any device having bluetooth can connect to airpods.

23. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

How is this lest "best" when half the headphones are not even available yet??? Does PA do any testing? Or is this yet another clickbait article of a thrown together collection of google searches? I place exactly ZERO confidence in any reviews PA does.

27. iushnt

Posts: 3097; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

I have level u pro and I'm satisfied with its performance and battery life

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