Wired vs wireless headphones: which should you choose?

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Wired vs wireless headphones: which should you choose?
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It's easy to misunderstand the term 'wireless headphones', as 'wireless' refers only to the connection between the headphones and the device controlling the audio. It doesn't mean there won't be any wires in the box when you buy them.
In addition, some wireless headphones come with a detachable cord, which gives you the choice to either connect wirelessly, or plug them in if you wish. This means you get the best of both worlds, and it can be particularly handy if you want to use your headphones with older non-wireless devices, such as a record player or CD player.
Wireless headphones pros and cons
If headphones are described as 'wireless', it means they have the capability to connect to your devices without wires – but not necessarily that this is the only way to connect them. If you'd like the option to connect both ways, look for a wireless set that comes with a detachable cord.
Pros: There are no tangled cables, and they can connect to devices that don't have a headphone socket (such as many of the latest smartphones). There's no longer a noticeable hit to sound quality by connecting wirelessly with good wireless headphones.
Cons: You have to remember to charge the battery in your headphones – if it runs out, there’s usually a complete loss of function, except for models with a detachable cord that you can plug in as backup. Wireless headphones can cost more than wired ones, but any cost difference is rapidly diminishing. In rare circumstances there may be wireless-connection dropouts or interference in some areas, although this would usually be for a fraction of a second.
Setting up the wireless connection from the headphones to your device for the first time is usually simple. Most wireless headphones will then reconnect automatically thereafter.
Wired headphones pros and cons
Wired headphones typically connect to your devices by what's known as 'aux in', also called a 3.5mm headphone socket. Some headphones come with a larger plug, but most will come with a 3.5mm plug too, as it's the most common one for connecting to a wide variety of devices.
Pros: Easy to use: just plug in and play. You won't need to worry about wireless-signal dropouts, and there's much less drain on your smartphone's battery life than with a Bluetooth or other wireless connection. You can connect to older devices that don't support Bluetooth, such as an older hi-fi system, CD player, TV or record player.
Cons: Many of the latest smartphones no longer have a 3.5mm socket, making it more difficult to connect wired headphones. Headphone cables often tangle easily, and the most common source of headphone failure is the joint between the cable and the headphone housing – wireless sets don't have this problem.
Posted 30 May 2023

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