Yamaha YH-L700, Apple AirPods: Best Over-ear Wireless headphones to buy now

    Best Over-the-ear Wireless headphones you can buy in India: Top options from Yamaha, Bose, Sony, and more.
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on Mar 05 2022, 12:06 PM IST
    Top Wireless headphones to buy: The Yamaha YH-L700 offers 3D Head tracking.
    Top Wireless headphones to buy: The Yamaha YH-L700 offers 3D Head tracking. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    Top Wireless headphones to buy: The Yamaha YH-L700 offers 3D Head tracking.
    Top Wireless headphones to buy: The Yamaha YH-L700 offers 3D Head tracking. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

    Best Over-the-ear Wireless headphones : We recently reviewed the Yamaha YH-L700 and were left impressed with its audio quality. It got us wondering what other options are present if you want to spend top money on your next audiophile grade headphone? To find out, we took a look at some of the best headphones you can buy in India with all the high-end audio features one can expect from these headphones. After all, getting the right kind of sound can make all the difference between a boring bus ride and an fun one.

    If you are looking for premium quality over the ear headphones with good battery life, robust design and top-notch sound quality, here are the top picks in wireless headphones you can consider buying for travel, leisure, podcasts and most importantly for yourself! If you are in the market searching for great headphones, there are a few choices to browse.

    Top wireless headphones for audiophiles

    Yamaha YH-L700
    Yamaha YH-L700 (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    Yamaha YH-L700
    Yamaha YH-L700 (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

    Yamaha YH-L700

    Costing Rs. 43,300, these wireless headphones come with a 3D sound field with head tracking so that you can experience movies and videos on your mobile device with cinema-like sound. It features Listening Optimizer that optimizes the sound in real-time. With the Active Noise-Cancelling technology in these headphones, it does a good job with noise isolation. The headphone offers a battery life of up to 34 hours with ANC ON. Look for the comfort factor though as the band is narrow.

    Bose QC35

    Costing Rs. 21,999, the Bose QC35 is made up of metal but with its plastic frame, it is light on the head and hence, comfortable and luxurious. The headphones weigh 236 grams. You can enjoy up to 20 hours while using the headphones wirelessly, and up to 40 hours for wired use. The Bose Connect app helps manage paired devices and gives you a personalised experience. And yes, you get noise cancellation as standard.

    Apple AirPods Max

    Apple AirPods Max 
    Apple AirPods Max  (Apple)
    Apple AirPods Max 
    Apple AirPods Max  (Apple)

    At Rs. 59,900, the Apple AirPods Max is the most expensive system you can buy in this list. However, it works best with iPhones and Macs, just like the regular AirPods do. The design looks unique and you get an Apple Watch-like dial to manage the volume. You also get advanced features such as ANC and Apple’s Spatial Audio.

    Marshall Monitor II

    Costing Rs. 22,999, the Marshall Monitor II Bluetooth Headphones offers a strong ANC system. It keeps the music going strong with up to 30 hours of wireless playtime with active noise cancellation. More than the audio performance, these headphones are also about the way they look – a classic design with a leather-material exterior. 

    Sony WH-1000XM4

    Sony WH-1000XM4
    Sony WH-1000XM4 (HT Tech)
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    Sony WH-1000XM4 (HT Tech)

    The Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones offer HD Noise-Cancelling Processor QN1 with Bluetooth Audio SoC and a dual noise sensor for the ANC system. The WH-1000XM4 headphones look modern and offer great exceptional comfort for long hours. A proximity sensor in your headphones can detect whether you are wearing them or not, and then adapt to the playback accordingly to help save battery power. Sony promises up to 30 hours of battery life.

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    First Published Date: 04 Mar, 08:58 PM IST
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