People who are on the go and need to be available to take calls should consider getting a Bluetooth headset. Wireless headsets are great for mobile use and when you’re in the field, as well as a great solution to hands free calls in the car. CarAudioNow has reviewed the latest and greatest Bluetooth earpieces on the market to simplify your search. Our list of the best reviewed hands free headphones will not only provide you with the freedom to multitask and grow professionally, they’ll also enable you to enjoy your favorite tunes!
One of the most popular uses for Bluetooth technology is in wireless headsets. Bluetooth uses radio waves, software, and tiny computer chips to transfer audio, video and other forms of media from one device to another without the need for cable. The two most common types of Bluetooth technology are the low energy functionality and the BR/EDR (bit rate/enhanced data rate). For headsets, the BR/EDR Bluetooth version is used in order to optimize the streaming of data and deliver clear and crisp audio. We have reviewed dozens of the best Bluetooth headsets in the market today – and compiled a list of the top 7 using factors such as battery life, price, range, user friendliness, call quality, noise cancellation, features, comfort, style, sound, and consumer feedback.
Quick Tips on Selecting the Best Bluetooth Headphones
- Theoretically, Bluetooth technology has a maximum range of 33 feet, although if there are obstacles you can expect sound quality to drop after 20 feet.
- Most Bluetooth devices have mono (not stereo) sound.
- Quality headphones will normally have more than 1 microphone and offer higher noise cancellation performance
- If you do not like the hassle of charging your Bluetooth headset, opt for the larger units because they usually have longer battery life.
Finally, wireless earpieces generally has an expected life span of about 3 years with proper care. Draining the batteries will shorten the batteries’ life.