The Best Wireless Earbuds of 2019

We researched the best wireless earbuds and headphones for fitness, workouts, and enjoying music outdoors. Then, we aggregated that data. Here's our findings. 

Wireless earbuds and headphones are on the rise as more mobile phone makers phase out the 3.5mm headphone jack.  This means the days of cheap, easily replaceable wired earbuds are ending.  Fortunately, headphone makers are coming out with high quality, durable wireless headphones designed specifically for fitness activities.   

As outdoor enthusiasts, whether thru-hiking a long trail or cycling across the country, we put special demands on headphones.  They must be able to withstand sweat, rain, and rough treatment. This rules out the popular wireless Apple AirPods, which lack water or sweat resistance and fall out easily. Fitness headphones must comfortably and securely provide long hours of playback and quick charging on the go. And, they must sound good enough to take our mind off the occasional tedium and discomfort of a hard workout while still allowing us to stay aware of our surroundings.

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The Best Wireless Earbuds

Jaybird X4

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The Best Upgrade Wireless Earbuds

Jaybird Tarah Pro

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The Best Budget Wireless Earbuds

Aukey Latitude EP-B40

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The Best Mid-Range Wireless Earbuds

Jaybird Tarah

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The Best Durable Wireless Earbuds

Plantronics BackBeat Fit 2100

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The Best Truly Wireless Earbuds

Jabra Elite Active 65T

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The Best Over-the-Ear Wireless Headphones

JLab Audio Flex Sport Wireless Headphones

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The Best Earbuds for Situational Awareness

Aftershokz Trekz Air

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The Jaybird X4 is our pick for the best wireless earbuds.    Photo by Shayne Combs.

The Jaybird X4 is our pick for the best wireless earbuds. Photo by Shayne Combs.

THE BEST WIRELESS EARBUDS

JAYBIRD X4

We believe the Jaybird X4 are the best wireless fitness earbuds for most people.  Jaybird has been a leader in wireless sport headphones since the early days of wireless headphones in 2012. We think the Jaybird X4 are the best wireless earbuds because the sound is good, the battery life is excellent, the connection is reliable, and the fit is secure and customizable.



According to the manufacturer, the Jaybird X4 provides eight hours of playback.  It takes approximately two hours to fully charge the headphones. There is a fast charge capability.  Ten minutes of charging will provide one hour of playback.



We think the X4 qualifies as a great choice for extreme outdoor activities like long distance hiking or ultra marathons because of its waterproofing.  The Jaybird X4 has an IPX7 rating. This means that the earbuds are designed to be submerged in up to three feet of water for 30 minutes. Please note that the manufacturer does not recommend use in a shower, swimming, or in salt water. We discuss IPX water resistance ratings later in the article.



Fit is perhaps the most important feature of workout earbuds.  Whether you’re outdoors or at the gym it’s essential that the headphones are comfortable to wear and stay snugly in place during vigorous activity.  Nothing is more frustrating than earbuds slipping out on a run or cords tangling on branches during a bushwhack.



The Jaybird X4 allows you to customize your fit.  Three sizes of silicone ear fins, two sizes of silicone ear tips, and two sizes of memory foam tips are provided.  With so many options, it can be time consuming to get the perfect fit; however, it is worth the time and effort to get it right.


The Jaybird X4 comes with multiple options to ensure a perfect fit.

The Jaybird X4 comes with multiple options to ensure a perfect fit.

The Jaybird X4 also allows the earbuds to be worn over the ear or under the ear.  Over the ear is how musicians and newscasters wear their ear pieces. Jaybird recommends the over the ear configuration for fitness activities because it holds the ear buds more securely.  The earbuds also come with a cinch device and shirt clip to secure the cord that attaches the earbuds. We think the ability to snugly cinch and attach the cord is especially critical for hiking and trail running because it will help avoid the cord snagging on brush and limbs.

The Jaybird X4 fits snugly in the ear.   Photo by Shayne Combs.

The Jaybird X4 fits snugly in the ear. Photo by Shayne Combs.

According to Soundguys, audio engineers who make their living being picky about sound quality, the Jaybird X4 has good sound quality and passive noise isolation.  The Jaybird app allows you to customize the sound equalization (EQ), the amount of treble or bass you prefer. There are a number of EQ presets you can select or you can make your own EQ setting.  



The amount of noise isolation can be adjusted based on the fit of the earbuds.  The Headphones Addict found the memory foam ear tips will provide greater noise isolation than the silicone tips.  We think that noise blocking is less important, and not necessarily desired, for workout headphones, especially for outdoor activities where it’s important to maintain situational awareness (we need to hear the car approaching or the bear stomping through the brush).



The Jaybird X4 comes with an easy-to-use control module located on the cord below the right earbud that allows you to adjust the phone, skip tracks (forward and backward), and activate your Siri or Google voice assistant. Soundguys found that the module was easy to use while on a run.  Another nice feature is that the headphones will announce the battery level when they are turned on.



As we have previously noted, the X4 is latest iteration of Jaybird’s X series of earbuds.  With the release of the X4, there are some great discounts available for the its predecessor, the X3. So, should you buy the discounted X3? Waterproofing is the only significant difference between the two. The X3 has a sweat resistant coating, but no water resistance rating while the X4 has a IPX7 water resistance rating (it can take three feet of water for 30 minutes).  We believe water resistance is essential for a pair of workout earbuds; therefore, the extra cost of the X4 is justified.

 

The Jaybird Tarah Pro is our pick for the best upgrade wireless earbuds.

The Jaybird Tarah Pro is our pick for the best upgrade wireless earbuds.

THE BEST UPGRADE WIRELESS EARBUDS (ESPECIALLY FOR LONG DISTANCE HIKING)

JAYBIRD TARAH PRO


In November, 2018, Jaybird released an upgraded set of ear buds, the Tarah Pro.  The Jaybird Tarah Pro has many of the same features of the X4 such as excellent sound quality, IPX7 water resistance, and a customizable fit.  The Tarah Pro costs $30 more than the X4; however, there are some significant upgrades from the X4 which, in our opinion, make the Tarah Pro uniquely well suited for long distance hiking or similar extreme endeavors:


  • Battery life and quick charging.  The Tarah Pro has an incredible 14 hours of playback.  This is six hours more than the X4 and four hours more than any other “in ear” wireless headphones we researched.  The Tarah Pro also has a quick charging feature that will add two hours of playback for five minutes of charging. This means you can add two hours of playback in the time it takes to grab a snack out of your pack.


  • Braided cord and curved control module.  The Tarah Pro comes with a braided cord with a reflective fabric woven in.  This is more comfortable against your skin and better looking (in our opinion) than the rubber cord on the X4.  Plus, it is more durable and less likely to tangle. The control module has the same functionality as the X4, but it is curved to be more comfortably cinched in place.


  • Magnetic earbuds. The Tarah Pro earbuds are magnetic.  This allows you to securely attach the earbuds around your neck when not in use.  The playback is automatically paused when the earbuds are attached and restarts when the earbuds are separated.  


Magnetic earbuds may sound like a minor feature, but we think this is extremely useful for long distance hiking.  This will allow you to secure the headphones around your neck when not in use.


The following are other features unique to the Tarah Pro:


  • Switch fit.  The Tarah Pro earbud is designed to quickly swivel between over and under ear positions by simply rotating the earbud.  The X4 can be worn in the over or under ear positions; however, you must remove and replace the wings and ear tips to make the change.  


  • Personal EQ test.  The Jaybird app allows you to personalize your EQ settings (i.e., the amount of treble or bass you prefer), but with the Tarah Pro, you can take a EQ hearing test to create a personal EQ setting.  




So, is the Jaybird Tarah Pro worth an extra $30 over the X4 or $60 extra over the Tarah? We think so. As a long distance hiker who listens to lots of podcasts when on the trail, I like the Tarah Pro because it has fast charging, a braided cord, and almost double the hours of playback of the other two headphones. Plus, I really like that the earbuds are magnetic so I can secure them around my neck when not in use, like when I am talking to another hiker.


We provided a comparison table to more easily compare the three Jaybird options.   



JAYBIRD TARAH
CategoryMid-priceBest for mostUpgrade pick
Playtime6 hours8 hours14 hours
Fast Charging10 min = 1 hrs10 min = 1 hrs5 min = 2 hrs
IPX Rating7 (Sweat Proof + Water Resistant)7 (Sweat Proof + Water Resistant)7 (Sweat Proof + Water Resistant)
Ear TipsSiliconeSilcone and Memory FoamSilicone
Fit OptionsUnder Ear OnlyOver and Under Options AvailableOver and Under Options Available
Cost$99 $129 $159
Why choose$30 less than the X4Tarah plus: More fit options than the Tarah; plus better battery life than the Tarah; plus carry pouchX4 plus: Exceptional battery life; plus an amazing fast charge option; plus braided cord is more durable and comfortable; plus customizable EQ; plus magnetic earbuds; plus curved control module
 

The Jaybird Tarah offers most of the best features of our top pick for about $30 less.

The Jaybird Tarah offers most of the best features of our top pick for about $30 less.

The Best Mid-Range Wireless EarBuds

Jaybird Tarah

The Jaybird Tarah, not to be confused with the Tarah Pro, offers most of the best features of our top earbuds pick, the Jaybird X4, for about $30 less. The Jaybird Tarah has good sound quality, an IPX7 waterproof rating, and customizable EQ. The playback controls will allow you to quickly access Siri or Google Assistant.  


There are just a couple of notable differences between the Tarah and the X4:


  • Battery life.  The Tarah only has six hours of playpack versus eight hours with the X4. This may be fine for most people who use headphones at the gym or on a run, but we think the shorter battery life is a problem for people who go on longer day hikes or backpacking trips.   If you are a long distance hiker or a person who forgets to charge devices and battery life is an issue, we think you may prefer the 14 hours of playback time found in our Upgrade Pick, the Tarah Pro.


  • Fast charge: Both the Tarah and Tarah Pro offer a fast charge option.  Ten minutes of charging will add one hour of playback.


  • Fit options.  The Jaybird Tarah does not offer as many fit options as the X4. The Tarah only provides three sizes of integrated silicone wings and ear tips.  The X4 has separate wings and ear tips and the ear tips come in silicone and memory foam. This will probably be fine for most folks, but it will not allow for as customizable a fit. We think if you are exercising in a gym or in the outdoors, you’ll prefer the X4 or Tarah Pro as these are both situations where it’s important to have a more secure fit.


The Tarah only allows for an under ear fit.  Both the X4 and Tarah Pro can be worn under or over ear.  Over ear is a more secure fit for vigorous activities.


  • Carrying Pouch.  The X4 comes with a carrying pouch while the Tarah does not.  This may seem like a trivial matter, but a pouch would be nice.


The bottom line is that the Jaybird Tarah is an excellent fitness headphone for $30 less than the X4 and $60 less than the Tarah Pro.  Below we provide a comparison table showing for Jaybird’s Tarah, X4, and Tarah Pro to help you decide between the three.


JAYBIRD TARAH
CategoryMid-priceBest for mostUpgrade pick
Playtime6 hours8 hours14 hours
Fast Charging10 min = 1 hrs10 min = 1 hrs5 min = 2 hrs
IPX Rating7 (Sweat Proof + Water Resistant)7 (Sweat Proof + Water Resistant)7 (Sweat Proof + Water Resistant)
Ear TipsSiliconeSilcone and Memory FoamSilicone
Fit OptionsUnder Ear OnlyOver and Under Options AvailableOver and Under Options Available
Cost$99 $129 $159
Why choose$30 less than the X4Tarah plus: More fit options than the Tarah; plus better battery life than the Tarah; plus carry pouchX4 plus: Exceptional battery life; plus an amazing fast charge option; plus braided cord is more durable and comfortable; plus customizable EQ; plus magnetic earbuds; plus curved control module
 

The Aukey Latitude EP-B40 is our top pick for the best budget wireless headphones.   Photo by Mike Unger.

The Aukey Latitude EP-B40 is our top pick for the best budget wireless headphones. Photo by Mike Unger.

The Best Budget Wireless earbuds

Aukey Latitude EP-B40

If you are not ready to spend $100+ for a wireless set of earbuds, the Aukey Latitude EP-B40 is a great budget option.  The Aukey Latitude has decent sound, an eight hour battery life, and a control module that will manage phone calls and skip tracks.


The Aukey Latitude is not as water resistant as our top picks, but it does have an IPX4 rating which means the headphones are designed to be sweatproof.  While we would not recommend you hike all day in the rain with these wireless headphones, they should work fine for most activities, especially gym use.


The Aukeys come with three sets of wings and eartips to help you customize your fit.  We like that the ear buds are magnetic. This allows you to secure the ear buds together around your neck when you are not using them.


The Aukey Latitude EP-B40 are magnetic, which helps them to stay secure around your neck when not in use.   Photo by Mike Unger.

The Aukey Latitude EP-B40 are magnetic, which helps them to stay secure around your neck when not in use. Photo by Mike Unger.

The lack of a battery level indicator is another flaw with the Aukley Latitude.  We discovered this recently on a day hike. We thought the headphones were nearly fully charged, but an hour and half into the hike, we got the low battery warning. A few minutes later they were dead.

A close-up of the magnetic feature of the Aukeys.   Photo by Mike Unger.

A close-up of the magnetic feature of the Aukeys. Photo by Mike Unger.

 

The Plantronics BackBeat Fit 2100 is our top pick when durability is your top priority.

The Plantronics BackBeat Fit 2100 is our top pick when durability is your top priority.

The Most Durable Wireless earbuds (Especially for Outdoor Activities)

Plantronics BackBeat Fit 2100

The Plantronics BackBeat FIT 2100 is the best pick if you want a rugged set of wireless headphones specifically designed for outdoor activities. They are waterproof, the earbuds are connected with a sturdy silicone band that the Sound Guys describe as virtually indestructible, and they have safety features that allow for situational awareness and visibility from cars. But as you may expect, RT Ratings found that the sound is not as good as our top picks from Jaybird.  But, we don’t think that superb audio quality should be the most important feature for fitness, and especially outdoor use headphones. Instead, we value that the Plantronics BackBeat FIT 2100 has a good mix of decent sound quality with durability, waterproofness, and safety features.


These wireless earbuds were designed with Plantronics’ “Always Aware” ear tips to allow more ambient noise than typical noise isolating earbuds.  This is especially important for runners, hikers, and cyclists that need to have awareness of their surroundings.


The Plantronics BackBeat FIT 2100 has an IPX7 sweat and waterproof rating--the same as our main pick, upgrade pick, and mid-range pick.  This means that they can go under three feet of water for 30 minutes or (more importantly to us) can be worn in the rain. The reviewer from Wired tested the headphones in the shower (this isn’t recommended).  We also like that the earbuds are connected via a sturdy reflective band instead of a cord that can become easily tangled.


The BackBeat FIT 2100 provides seven hours of battery life. While this is on the lower-end of the wireless earbuds that made our list, it should be enough for most workouts or single-day outdoor activities.


The BackBeat FIT 2100 also have a unique and customizable set of controls.  You tap the earbuds to control the volume and playback. Plantronics app has a “My Tap” feature that allows you to create custom tap shortcuts to check the battery level, start a stopwatch, or select a playlist. This sounds really useful if you don't want to fiddle with your phone in the cold or rain or are using your phone for other things like navigation apps. But all the headphones we reviewed have controls that don't require using your phone to adjust volume or skip tracks. What makes the BackBeats different is the tapping system.




 

The JLab Flex Sport is our top pick for the best over-the-ear wireless headphones.

The JLab Flex Sport is our top pick for the best over-the-ear wireless headphones.

The Best Over-the-Ear Wireless Headphones

JLab Audio Flex Sport

We understand that some folks don’t like or can’t wear earbuds.  They can be uncomfortable or not fit correctly. Fortunately, headphone makers are coming out with fitness-oriented over the ear headphones.  We were hesitant to recommend over the ear headphones for outdoor fitness activities like hiking or running because it is essential that we have a high degree of situational awareness when running or hiking.  However, we think the JLab’s new Flex Sport Wireless headphones address our concerns.


The JLab Flex Sport has a feature called “Be Aware Audio” that uses a microphone to pick up outside noise and play it for you at its real life volume.  This allows you to hear a car approaching or the rattlesnake warning you of their presence on the trail ahead. The “Be Aware” feature can be turned off when it’s not needed.


The JLab Flex Sport provides 20 hours of playback on a two hour charge.  It also offers easy to use controls to manage calls, play, pause, or skip tracks, and summon Siri or Google Assistant.  The Flex Sport has three EQ presets: JLab’s signature sound with enhanced vocals and bass; a balanced sound; and a bass boost.


The Flex Sport is designed to withstand the rigors of fitness activities.  The adjustable headband is designed to flex 180 degrees. It also comes with an IPX4 sweat resistance rating.  This is not as waterproof as our recommended earbuds, but should be adequate for most activities. The ear pads are moisture wicking and removable for easy washing.


We still don’t believe that over the ear headphones will become the most popular options for hiking or running because of their bulkiness and weight; however, we noted that several long distance hikers were wearing over the ear headphones in the hot New Mexico desert.


The headband of the JLab Flex Sport is designed to flex 180 degrees, shown here.

The headband of the JLab Flex Sport is designed to flex 180 degrees, shown here.


 

The Jabra Elite Active 65T is our pick for the best truly wireless headphones.   Photo by Emma Weeks.

The Jabra Elite Active 65T is our pick for the best truly wireless headphones. Photo by Emma Weeks.

The Best Truly Wireless earbuds

Jabra Elite Active 65T

We think the Jabra Elite Active 65t are the best truly wireless fitness earbuds.  Truly wireless headphones are earbuds that connect to each other and your audio source without a wire.  The microphone and controls are located on the earbuds. The Apple AirPods have been the leader in the “truly wireless” headphone category since their release in 2016.  However, the Apple AirPods are not great fitness headphones. They are not water or sweat resistant rated and they do not fit as snugly as other fitness headphones. That’s why as outdoors people, we searched for the best fitness alternative to the Apple AirPods.

The Jabra Elite Active have an IPX6 water resistance rating, which means they are protected from strong water jets from any angle.  The Jabra Elite Active provides five hours of playback plus the carry case provides 10 more hours of playback, for 15 hours total.  But, perhaps most importantly, they provide great sound and call quality. According to CNET, the Jabra Elite Active has better sound quality than the Apple AirPods.


No wires!! The Jabra Elite Active 65T are truly wireless.   Photo by Emma Weeks.

No wires!! The Jabra Elite Active 65T are truly wireless. Photo by Emma Weeks.

The Jabra Elite Active comes with a number of great intuitive features.  The earbuds turn on when they are removed from their case and turn off when they are returned to the case.  They pause the audio playback when an earbud is removed from your ear; the play continues when the earbud is placed back in your ear.  The buttons on the side of the earbud control audio playback, manage phone calls, and can summon Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant.


Jabra’s “HearThrough” technology is what makes these headphones stand out for fitness activities.  HearThrough uses built in microphones to allow you to better hear your surroundings. The HearThrough can be turned off when not needed and specifically managed in the Jabra app.


If you lose an earbud, individual replacements can be ordered.   Photo by Emma Weeks.

If you lose an earbud, individual replacements can be ordered. Photo by Emma Weeks.

Sound Guys were impressed at how well the Jabra Elite Active fit.  But--as we would be for any truly wireless headphone--we remain concerned that we could lose an earbud on a strenuous hike. However, should you ever lose an earbud, you are able to buy an individual replacement.

 

The Aftershokz Trekz Air is our top pick when situational awareness is your primary concern.

The Aftershokz Trekz Air is our top pick when situational awareness is your primary concern.

The Best Wireless Headphones for Situational Awareness (Especially for Running or Cycling)

Aftershockz Trekz Air

It is essential to maintain situational awareness when engaging in outdoor fitness activities like running, cycling, or hiking.  We think Aftershokz Trekz Air headphones are the best option to maximize your situational awareness while listening to music, podcasts, or making phone calls.  



The Aftershokz do not cover your ears.  Their “open ear” design operates using bone conduction technology. While this initially sounds creepy, bone conduction is actually one of the main ways we hear our own voices, which is why recordings of our voices sound different than when we hear ourselves talk.  The sound is conducted through your cheekbones. The technology has been around since the 70s, especially in use for hearing impaired individuals. The sound quality will not be as good as a pair of earbuds, but the sound isn’t bad for workout headphones.  



The Aftershokz Trekz Air is very durable and comfortable to wear. They only weigh about one ounce.  The Aftershokz band wraps over ears and around the back of your neck. Tech Radar found that the Trekz Air was more comfortable than previous Aftershokz models and provided a secure fit.  They have a IPX5 water resistance rating which means it can be worn in light to moderate rain.  

 
 

The Jabra Elite Active 65T fit well, even for people with smaller ears.   Photo by Emma Weeks.

The Jabra Elite Active 65T fit well, even for people with smaller ears. Photo by Emma Weeks.



What are Fitness Wireless earbuds?

It is important to distinguish wireless fitness earbuds from other headphones you would primarily use for listening at work or home.  Sound quality and noise isolation are the most important features of work or home use; however, durability, comfort, and fit are more important characteristics for fitness earbuds, especially earbuds for outdoor activities like running, hiking, or cycling. Below is a discussion of characteristics of great wireless fitness earbuds:




Fit



Fitness earbuds must not only be comfortable, but they must remain in place during strenuous workouts.  Everyone has different ears, and therefore, will have a different fit. This is why we like earbuds like the Jaybird X4, which comes with multiple sets of wings and tips allowing for a customized fit.  We also like that the Jaybird X4 and Tarah Pro can be worn above the ear and cinched snugly in place.




The Jaybird X4 and Tarah Pro can be worn above the ear and cinched in place.

The Jaybird X4 and Tarah Pro can be worn above the ear and cinched in place.

Sweat and Water Resistance





Sweat and water resistance distinguishes fitness earbuds.  An average person sweats between 27-47 ounces per hour of exercise.  The International Protection Marking Code (IP Code) classifies the amount moisture protection is provided by mechanical and electrical devices.  Each of the fitness headphones reviewed has an IPX rating that lets you know the amount of sweat and water the device is designed to protect against.  The following is a helpful summary of IPX definitions from soundwhiz.com:





  • IPX0: Zero water resistance.

  • IPX1: Slight water resistance.

  • IPX2: Can handle a small amount of water.

  • IPX3: Can handle a small amount of spray, but not sweat proof.

  • IPX4: Sweat proof.  The device can handle splashing water from any direction.

  • IPX5: Can handle low pressure water jets from any angle.

  • IPX6: Protected against strong jets of water from any angle.

  • IPX7: Water proof.  The device can be submerged in three feet of water for up to 30 minutes.

  • IPX8: The device can be submerged in more than three feet of water. This is the standard for swimming headphones.





For fitness earbuds, an IPX4 (sweat proof) is the minimal acceptable IPX rating.  Our budget earbuds, the Aukey Latitude EP-B40, and our “over the ear” pick, the JLab Audio Flex Sport, are rated IPX4.  This is adequate for most moderate workouts. However, for vigorous cardio intervals, long runs, or activities in the rain, we recommend an IPX7 (waterproof) rating.  Our overall pick (Jaybird X4), upgrade pick (Jaybird Tarah Pro), mid-price pick (Jaybird Tarah), and most durable pick (Plantronics Backbeat FIT 2100) all have IPX7 ratings.


The Aukey Latitutde EP-B40 enjoying a sunset view.   Photo by Mike Unger.

The Aukey Latitutde EP-B40 enjoying a sunset view. Photo by Mike Unger.

Noise Isolation





Most headphones isolate you from surrounding ambient noises by providing a physical barrier between your ear canal and the noise environment.  This is not necessarily a good thing for fitness earbuds. We don’t want to hear the grunter in the gym, but we need to hear the approaching car on our run.  





For most “in ear” headphones, the noise isolation is dependent on the fit of the earbuds.  The Jaybird X4 (our top fitness headphone) comes with silicone and memory foam eargels. The memory foam creates more noise isolation than the silicone eargels.  The Plantronics BackBeat Fit 2100 (our most durable pick) comes with eargels specifically designed to allow in ambient noise.





The Jabra Elite Active 65t (our truly wireless pick) and the JLab Audio Flex Sport (our over the ear pick) have external microphones that can be turned on so you can better hear what’s going on outside of your headphones.





If situational awareness is a primary concern, then we think the best option are bone conducting headphones, which do not cover the ear at all.  After considering several models, we believe the Aftershokz Trekz Air is the best bone conducting fitness headphone.

 


 
 

Table of Contents

Best Wireless Headphones: Jaybird X4

Best Upgrade Wireless Headphones: Jaybird Tarah Pro

Best Best Mid-Range Wireless Headphones: Jaybird Tarah

Best Best Budget Wireless Headphones: Aukey Latitude EP-B40

The Most Durable Wireless Headphones (Especially for Outdoor Activities): Plantronics BackBeat FIT 2100

Best Over the Ear Wireless Headphones: JLab Flex Sport

Best Truly Wireless Headphones: Jabra Elite Active 65T

Best Situational Awareness Headphones (Especially for Running or Cycling): Aftershokz Trekz Air