Noise-cancelling earbuds and headphones are a requirement today. Mostly, to not disturb the person next to you or others when in a public place! Though Bose is the leader in excellent noise-cancelling headphones, few brands have raced to the list with their acceptable audio standards and noise-erode-out features. There are many good models to choose from, whether to listen to music or block out unwanted noise.
Best noise-cancelling Headphones and Earbuds
The WH-1000XM4 model is an improvement in the voice calling feature from the WH-1000XM3 model and has multipoint Bluetooth pairing to connect it with two devices simultaneously. This pair of headphones is more comfortable and has excellent noise cancellation and sound features that make it a superb all-around choice.
Use for: improved voice calling, multipoint Bluetooth, two device connect, excellent ound features and noise cancellation
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
This pair is the long-awaited successor to Bose’s QuietComfort 35 II model and has enhanced sound and noise cancellation features along with superb headset performance during voice calls. The headphones are excellent audio performers and give 20 hours of battery life. The white version of the headphones costs $299, and the black and silver versions cost $339.
Use for: enhanced sounds, noise cancellation, superb headset performance during calls and staggering battery life of 20 hours
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
The noise-canceling QuietComfort Earbuds are excellent wireless earbuds in terms of their sound and noise-cancelling features. They are better than the AirPods Pro in terms of performance.
Use for: extra-ordinary sound and noise-cancelling features
Apple AirPods Pro
This pair is an efficient wireless earbud with enhanced bass performance, superb noise cancellation, and call quality features. The earbuds have a stylish design and fit perfectly on the ears. Another advantage of these buds is its excellent battery life and that the pods don’t degrade even on over-use with time.
Use for: efficient wireless earbuds, enhanced bass performance, noise-cancellation, stylish design and amazing battery life
The Mpow X3 wireless earbuds are right on the ears, with proficient clarity and robust bass quality. The active noise cancellation is excellent too. The earbuds are fully waterproof (IPX7) and give up to 7 hours of battery life at moderate volume levels. The buds can be charged with USB-C charging. The call quality is also superb, and there is also a sidetone feature that enables the listener to hear their voice in the earbuds.
Use for: prominent clarity, robust bass quality, active noise cancellation, waterproof, side-tone features and sufficient battery life
These true-wireless earbuds have noise cancelling with a transparency mode, and there is also a sensor that detects when the listener removes the earbuds out of their ears or pauses the music. These buds sound better than the AirPods Pro, with a balanced, well-defined bass and sound detail. They are also efficient for making calls with useful noise reduction features. The earbuds give a battery life of 5 hours. The compact charging case of the buds, which charges through USB-C, gives additional four charges. These buds are available in four color options.
Use for: noise cancelling with transparency mode, balanced, well-defined bass and sound detail, voice calls and four color options
Anker Soundcore Life Q20
This pair of headphones is one of the best-valued headphones in the noise-cancelling headphones category. Not only do these headphones have good sound quality, but they are also super comfortable to fit. The audio quality is refined and well balanced with efficient clarity and bass quality. The headphones give a battery life of 40 hours.
Use for: good sound quality, super comfortable, refined audio quality, sound and bass clarity and battery life of around 40 hours
Microsoft Surface Headphones 2
This premium over-ear noise-cancelling by Microsoft was released in 2020-beginning and is an upgrade from their predecessor. The headphones have a stylish compact design, enhanced battery life, and upgraded multipoint Bluetooth feature that enables listeners to pair them with two devices simultaneously. They can also efficiently switch audio from any of the devices to the headphones.
Use for: stylish compact design, enhanced battery life and multipoint Bluetooth feature