So far, these are the best noise cancelling headphones we’ve seen. That said, there’s always going to be newer and better headphones coming out so as we review them we’ll update this list. While you’re here, let us know which headphones are your favorite or which you think should make our best noise cancelling headphones list.
Whether you are a parent with noisy children, or a frequent traveler looking for the best noise cancelling headphones to use on an airplane, there are numerous options and styles to choose from to listen to music, podcasts, electronic books and anything else your heart desires. Here, we review our choices for the ten best noise-canceling headphones.
Besides sound quality, a good pair of noise cancelling headphones do two things: provide a comfortable fit for extended use and also accurately cancel out unwanted outside noise. Without getting too technical, Active Noise Cancelation (ANC) is achieved by using of built-in microphones that pick up what is going on around you. The headphones then produce their own out of phase sound waves that negate any outside sound. With so many options out there (and a lot of them quite expensive), we decided to make a list of the best noise cancelling headphones you can get.