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How & Why You Should Choose the Best Quality Affordable Headphones

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Published on Aug 24, 2022
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Whether you love running along to your most motivating playlist on the treadmill or listening to your favourite podcast on your morning walk, a good pair of headphones or earphones is always important. 

And just like anything, there are so many different types out there! Headphones were invented and engineered to give you a way of listening to any audio without disturbing the people around you and to provide the best listening experience. When it comes to listening to audio files there is no better way than using headphones or earphones. 

So why is it so important to invest in a high-quality pair of headphones? Here’s why…

They'll Last Longer

High-quality headphones from brands such as Samsung are designed to be much more durable and will last a lot longer than a cheaper option. They are often water-resistant or shower proof sometimes even waterproof, which is useful when you are working out. 

Just like many things, it is worth paying that little bit extra to get the high-end experience. And again, just like many things if you pay that extra price, you will take more care and guard them to avoid any damage ultimately making them last longer. 

They Look Cool

There are three types of headphones: over-ear, on-ear and earbud (in-ear) and all of these come in numerous different styles. What you choose depends on the vibe you are going for. 

Whether these are wireless super sleek earbud headphones to match every outfit or ones to make a fashion statement. No one likes to be pointed out as the non-tech, old school or not up-to-date person with old headphones. So check out stores such as Decathlon and go for the headphones or earbuds that will look the most stylish and stand out from the crowd.

Bluetooth Connectivity

A lot of technology nowadays has removed earphone jacks. The world is going wireless, so why not you? 

This has to be the most simple and important reason to buy wireless Bluetooth earphones from stores such as Sonic Direct. This way you can still live in a wire-free world without having to compromise the quality. They are also super helpful if you're wearing headphones in the gym, for example, so that wires don't get in your way when you're lifting dumbells or running on the treadmill.

Noise Cancellation

Many high-performance headphones from Currys for example, are now noise-cancelling. This blocks out external noises and improves the sound quality so overall resulting in a better audio experience. 

This can be extremely helpful when you are in a noisy public place such as a gym, office or on a plane. You can block out loud noises and ambient sound to ensure you can pay full attention to whatever you are listening to without any distractions. 

Enjoy Better Music Quality

Having a good pair of headphones from a store such as GeekMaxi can make all the difference in the sound quality. And your favourite playlist should be listened to with the quality sound it deserves! 

Make sure that you try more than one pair. They can all sound different. But remember that sound quality does often come with a price! 

Increased Mobility

Torn cables and broken jacks are the biggest nightmares for any wired earphone user, how do you conquer that? Wireless headphones of course! 

As we've mentioned above, wireless headphones from JD Sports become a hassle-free option to enjoy audio on the go whilst also enjoying the high voice quality. And headphones rather than earphones can be a good option if you do a lot of impact exercises where earphones have the possibility of falling out of your ears, such as if you're running or jumping. 


Charlotte Marshall

Lead Editor

Being a full-time content writer and part-time shopaholic, globe-trotter and avid lover of all things food (and wine)...I love researching the best money-saving hacks so that I can help fuel my own passions, and yours!


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