Best Noise Cancelling Headphones

Our editors have compiled a list of the best noise cancelling headphones on the market today. Here is an updated list of the best noise cancelling headphones.

Sony WH-1000XM2
  • DIGITAL NOISE CANCELATION: Industry leading noise canceling eliminates distracting background noises
Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones,...
  • 3 levels of world class noise cancellation for better listening experience in any environment
Beats Studio3 Wireless
  • Pure adaptive noise canceling (pure ANC) actively blocks external noise
Sennheiser HD 4.50BTNC
  • Bluetooth 4.0 and aptX technologies to deliver exceptional wireless sound quality..Connectivity Technology: Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins PX
  • Bowers & Wilkins PERFORMANCE - PX draws on decades of Bowers & Wilkins design experience to take you to the very heart of the music with its breath-taking performance
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
  • Audio Quality: Immersive, high res sound, and powerful speaker drivers deliver the right balance of rich bass, crisp highs, and natural mid tones for your music
Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless
  • Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology in an ergonomically designed lightweight, comfortable and collapsible travel headset perfect for travel. Connectivity Technology: Wireless
AKG N60NC Wireless
  • Compact, foldable design : Flat and foldable, easily slip them into your bag. Plus, you can take them anywhere, thanks to a compact carrying case , Cable length 1.2 meter
JBL Everest Elite 750NC
  • Built–In Microphone With Echo Cancellation Technology For Crystal Clear, Hands–Free Calls
Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless
  • Noise Gard hybrid active noise cancellation blocks ambient noise using 4 microphones for ultimate isolation to dramatically improve sound quality in noisy environments. Connectivity Technology: Wireless
Sony H.ear On Wireless NC
  • Hear music at its best with Hi-Res Audio compatibility, Connect and stream music easily with Bluetooth, Focus on the music with Digital Noise Cancelling. Connectivity Technology: Wireless

What are noise cancelling headphones

Noise-cancelling headphones are headphones that reduce unwanted ambient sounds using active noise control. This is distinct from passive headphones which, if they reduce ambient sounds at all, use techniques such as soundproofing.

Why do you need noise cancelling headphones

Noise cancelling headphones makes it possible for you to listen to music clearly, filtering out other external sounds, so you don’t have to raise the volume excessively.

Great for travel, especially air travel. It can help you enjoy your flight or even sleep filtering out the plane engine noise, while you can still hear important announcement clearly and easily.

Noise cancelling headphones can improve listening enough to completely offset the effect of a distracting concurrent activity.

Noise cancelling headphones can also be used as sleeping aids. The use of these active and passive noise cancelling headphones helps to achieve better noise isolation from external sounds such as car honking or a snoring partner thus facilitating the ability to sleep.

How do noise cancelling headphones work

Noise cancelling headphones have built-in circuitry that emit out-of-phase sound waves to counteract exterior sound. These waves cancel out the incoming sound.




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