The best bluetooth headphones: Listen to music unencumbered by pesky cables

JAYBIRD BLUEBUDS X

These are our pick of the bunch, a perfect combination of great, bassy sound, comfortable fit and lightweight design. They’re water-sealed, so you can wear them while you work out and not have to worry about sweating in them and the adjustable honeycomb ear grip ensures they won’t fall out while you’re on the treadmill.
$169 is a worthwhile investment for sound this good. jaybirdsport.com

BOSE SOUNDLINK ON-EAR

These bluetooth on-ear headphones combine Bose’s trademark crystal clear sound quality with featherlight wearability.
They’re a steal at £219.95 visit johnlewis.com

DENON AH-W150

These Denon in-ear headphones feature a clever articulated earpiece which makes them comfortable and the sound is excellent. The battery life isn’t as good as some of its rivals, though.
£60, denon.com

JABRA MOVE

These Scandinavian-design influenced headphones from Jabra have good battery-life, great sound and are half the price of Bose’s bluetooth offering.
£99.99 visit jabra.co.uk

BEATS POWERBEATS2

Whatever you think of the garish branding, you can always rely on Beats to deliver when it comes to bass. You’ll be amazed that wireless headphones can generate such meaty sound.
£169.95, visit uk.beatsbydre.com

SONY MDR HW700DS

The name isn’t exactly catchy but these are a quality pair of cans for listening to your record or movie collection in the house. The 9.1 channel surround sound gives you incredibly rich, layered sound and the leather cups make them comfortable for a nice long session.
£399, sony.co.uk

EARIN

These ingenious little headphones are the smallest available on the market. No wires, no attachments and no catch – they really are that small, and the sound quality is, apparently, pretty incredible too. Just be careful not to lose them.
Pre-order from shop.earin.com for $199.00

PARROT ZIK

Eyecatching name, eyecatching design, crystal clear sound: a winning combination for the guys at Parrot.
£299.00 visit parrot.com

SENNHEISER MOMENTUM

Leather and stainless steel make for a luxurious pair of wireless headphones from the sound experts at Sennheiser. You can always expect the utmost in aural clarity the Momentum range and the wireless offering is no different.
£379.99, visit en-uk.sennheiser.com

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