wireless headphones are one of the ideas that sounded like a dream at first: Put a small headphone in each ear and listen to music or receive calls unbound from everything. The first wireless buds were gigantic, died after a few hours and had a lot of other problems. Fortunately, times have changed. There are lots of new models that sound amazing and work perfectly. After testing dozens over the past four years, these are our favorite wireless headphones right now, in a wide range of styles and prices.
For more top choices, our guides to the best wireless headphones, the best noise-canceling headphones, the best cheap headphones and the best training headphones can help.
Updated April 2022: We have added Sony FitBuds and Shokz OpenRun Pro and moved Master & Dynamic MW08 Sport to the Honorable Mentions section.
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