Best wired headphones, better than wireless

Best wired headphones, better than wireless

Picking headphones is something we’ve all done at least once, and I’d like to think maybe more than a few times. It’s an essential gadget that we all need in our pockets, usually for listening to music on our smartphones.

If you’re like many people, it’s been a long time since you owned a phone with a headphone jack. But there are good reasons to stick with wired headphones, even if you need to use an adapter when you’re on the go.


  • Irrespective of the smartphone or preferred streaming service, you still have to pick headphones that are perfect for you, your lifestyle and your music preferences.

  • Android or iOS, budget or flagship, they’re all our everyday music players. Today, music listening is as accessible as it has ever been to us, with virtually unlimited streaming at the lowest costs ever thanks to the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, and even YouTube.

Can wireless headphones really be compared to traditional wired headphones? Do they sound as good as their wired counterparts?

This is something I’ve been doing a few dozen times a day, almost every day for the past six years, and is perhaps the best part about my job.

I’m going to try and break down the pros and cons of choosing between a wired or a wireless headset, and hopefully help you pick one that fits your needs.