The best wireless earbuds for fuss-free listening

Wires are out, earbuds are in!

Woman and man wearing wireless earbuds

by Jade Moscrop |

As consumers, we're always looking for the next best device, which will make our lives easier than ever before. This means that we've shunned wired gadgets in favour of wireless ones, especially when it comes to headphones.

If you've recently taken up running and need a little treat to keep you motivated, or you're a seasoned runner looking for true wireless earbuds for running, there are plenty out there to suit all budgets.

Best wireless earbuds at a glance:

Best overall: Apple Airpods with Wireless Charging Case

Editor’s Pick: EarFun Air Pro Wireless Earbuds

Best Alternative to AirPods: Amazon Echo Buds

Best for runners: Mifo O5 Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds

Best wireless earbuds for comfort: Klipsch T5 II True Wireless ANC Earphones

Best wireless earbuds for under £50: ENACFIRE A9 Wireless Earphones

Best wireless earbuds for the gym: Bose SoundSport Free Truly Wireless Sport Headphone

Best all-round wireless earbuds: Anker Soundcore Life P2 True Wireless Earbuds

Best for noise-cancelling: Sony WF-1000XM3 Truly Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

Best for casual listeners: Skullcandy Sesh True Wireless Earbuds with Charging Case

Best budget option: JLab Audio Go Air True Wireless Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones with Mic/Remote

Best investment for wireless earbuds: Jabra Elite 75t Earbuds

Let's take a look at some of the best wireless earbuds on the market right now in more detail:

What are the benefits of true wireless earphones?

Convenience

No wires, no problems. Say goodbye to tangled wires and being frustrated that your phone doesn't have a headphone jack, true wireless is the way forward.

Powered up

Some true wireless headphones come with a charging case that doubles up as a power bank, which is great for charging your phone while on the go.

Battery life

When comparing true wireless earbuds to regular wireless earbuds, the battery life is better with the true wireless option if you take the charge case into account.

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Jade Moscrop is a Deputy Commercial Editor for WhatsTheBest, specialising in lifestyle topics. She also writes for Closer, Heat, and Mother&Baby.

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