Benefits Of Bluetooth Headphones

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The reason you would be looking at Bluetooth headphones is because you will not want the hassle of the cord getting in your way constantly, coupled with most modern devices being Bluetooth enabled, including iPhones, iPads, the majority of smartphones and laptops.
Bluetooth headphones allow the listener to be able to move a short distance away from the device, or keep it in your pocket without the inconvenience of the cord. However, this luxury does come with a price, and generally the headphones don’t have great sound quality for the price. Due to the Bluetooth data capabilities being quite limited, sound quality is sacrificed as it is sent from the device to the headphones. With all due respect however, Bluetooth technology has advanced
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While some of these electronics may have Bluetooth capabilities, there are 3 pressing reasons why they shouldn’t be used.
1. Your headphones will have features that won’t be used with your TV such as a microphone or track changing buttons.
2. The lower sound quality when compared to other wireless-headphone technologies means if you want to purchase something for your home theatre, it’s worth spending the money for higher quality sound. Wireless home theatre headphones are reviewed in depth in another article.
3. Certain Bluetooth headphones may also suffer from a delay from the Bluetooth transmitter, which might not be noticeable on occasion, but may start to get annoying with regular use.
If you are unsure about the type of headphones which suit your needs, we recommend reading the “Which Headphones Should I Get?” article to find what suits you most.
Now we will say what makes a good pair of Bluetooth headphones. Firstly, the fit, whether they are comfortable especially over longer periods. Are they able to block out external noise and do they fit right on the
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Are the controls simple? Can they be accessed easily? Is there an optional cord and does it have controls on? Does it require the battery to always be charged? Are they easily paired with your device? Can they maintain signal easily? Is the headband durable? Due to these headphones usually being used with your phone, you should consider the convenience of a microphone as well.
Reviews
Bose SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II
The SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II are extremely comfortable to wear, with surprisingly good sound for a Bluetooth headphone, the battery life is also decent at 15 hours. It can also be used as a headset if required, with easy to operate controls and a useful carrying case included. The SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II combines comfort with performance and into an attractive pair of wireless headphones.
As with all Bose headphones, the SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II have a very comfortable fit, and only weighs around 200grams. The lightweight feel and memory foam earpads gives it a classy image. While it may not look too durable, Bose insist it uses impact resistant materials, using glass filled nylon and stainless steel. This model is so light, you may forget you have a pair on your

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