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What To Consider Before Buying Wireless Earbuds

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So, you’re looking to buy truly wireless earbuds, since everyone is buying one and you want to get in on the trend. The wireless earbud is the future. It’s no surprise since they are aesthetically pleasing, and convenient.

However choosing the right earbuds, may get difficult and there are so many factors to consider before choosing one. So in this article, we will discuss what to consider before buying wireless earbuds.

1. Cost

You cannot buy top-of-the-range wireless earbuds with a small budget. Therefore, buying earbuds might leave a scar in your pocket, but it’s worthwhile if you want one that sounds refined, peeks your expectations and comfort.

If you find one that is too cheap for what “it offers” – a black lie, it’s best to stay away from those brands.

2. Active Noise Cancelling

If you’re like me and despise background noise, then you need active noise canceling. Be careful though, some companies state that they have ANC but they really don’t.

Earbuds with ANC have microphones to pick up outside sounds and then, the earbuds produce the opposite sound wave to actively cancel out the unwanted noise. They do this in real-time.

3. Earbuds Battery Life

Good battery life tends to lie between 5 – 6 hours. Then you need to charge them using the case. Furthermore, some brands only show the data of how long the wireless earbuds last with recharging. Quite often, they are quoting data that works best in predefined conditions.

4. Latency

The short delay between an audio signal being sent and the time it takes to hear is known as Latency. You won’t notice it when listening to music, but while watching videos you may notice a delay.

Apple and Sony have used technology called “AAC” to cut that to the bare minimum. Make sure that the brand you’re looking at has a decent enough latency for you.

5. Controls

Most wireless earbuds have touch controls. For example, one-time touch can pause the sound two-time touch can forward the song and many others. If you’re a person who likes to use the control by your fingers, then you must choose the earbuds with this functionality.

6. Codecs

A codec encodes or decodes digital information, like digital representations of sound. Regardless, it is essential to get the earbuds with the right one.

For Apple users, we recommend AAC models – it offers fantastic value. Nowadays, android phones have the latest version of Bluetooth audio codecs, including the Hi-Res aptX HD, which sounds spectacular.

7. Design And Comfort

This is the most important factor to consider before buying earbuds. Many brands now offer ways to customize your comfort, giving you a variety of tips or coatings to use with your wireless pair. It’s a good indication to go with companies that offer this feature. Trust me you won’t regret it.

Lastly, read reviews from consumers. So you can understand what it is like. It’s the best way to get a real verdict on what works and what doesn’t. I’m sure you won’t make any regrettable decisions while making a purchase.