7 Smart earbuds that do more than just play music

Listening to music boosts your energy and can put you in a great mood. However, bulky headsets can get in the way of your enjoyment. Instead, go for minimalism and performance with these incredibly smart earbuds.

7 Smart earbuds that do more than just play music
  • What makes earbuds better than headphones? The major advantage of wearing earbuds is the fact that they don’t detach you from the environmental noise. As a result, you can hear sounds that you are supposed to hear while you’re on the go.
  • Which headphones are by far the best in 2018? If you are an audiophile, headphones are definitely something to consider. Here is a list of our recent favorites of 2018.
  • Fun fact about earbuds you probably didn’t know: Science fiction author Ray Bradbury had referred to “Seashell radios” in his novel Fahrenheit 451. According to the novel, “…[a]nd in her ears the little Seashells, the thimble radios tamped tight, and an electronic ocean of sound, of music and talk and music and talk coming in, coming in on the shore of her unsleeping mind.”

From your commute to getting yourself in the zone, from your workouts to setting the mood for dinner – we love our music. There are plenty of incredible speakers on the market and headphones have certainly transformed personal listening experiences. But, earbuds give you so much more versatility. They help you remain a part of the world around you while delivering impressive sound.

Check out these 7 earbuds and earphones that take your audio experience to a whole new level.

Jabra Elite Active 65t True Wireless Sports Earbuds

Offering a wire-free experience, these earbuds are designed to keep up with your active lifestyle. Likewise, they provide a secure fit with in-ear stability that you can count on. Featuring an IP56 rating, the Jabra Elite Active 65t earbuds are resistant to sweat and dust.

Why we love it: These can really hold up to sweat, making them ideal for the gym or your morning run.

Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Earbuds

With one in each ear, you get the full Bose surround sound experience throughout your workout. Despite packing in all that audio technology, they weigh just 0.35 ounces and remain in place however you move. The SoundSport Free Earbuds also have an impressive connection.

Why we love it: With a 30-foot range, you can take your music hands-free.

Nuheara IQbuds Intelligent Wireless Earbuds

Resting comfortably in your ears, this pair of wearables keeps you connected yet free. The IQbuds sync with your smartphone to deliver hi-fi audio. You can stream all of your content with ease. In addition, the tap-touch controls are effortless to use.

Intelligent Wireless Earbuds

Intelligent Wireless Earbuds

Why we love it: Complete with Super Intelligent Noise Control, you can manage how much environmental noise you hear.

Jabees Firefly Situational Awareness Wireless Earbuds

Offering premium graphene sound, these earbuds allow you to enjoy your music while having total awareness of your surroundings. By filtering external noise, this ambient sound makes it safer to wear earbuds during sports and other outdoor activities.

Situational Awareness Wireless Earbuds

Situational Awareness Wireless Earbuds

Why we love it: Because being aware of your surroundings is also necessary.

Sennheiser CX 6.00BT Lightweight Earbuds

Weighing only 14 grams, these earbuds rest comfortably in your ears to deliver quality sound. The CX 6.00BT Earbuds are connected by a single cable that lays on the back of your neck. This way, you’ll never misplace one of them.

Lightweight Earbuds

Lightweight Earbuds

Why we love it: It solves the issue of having to keep track of two small devices.

Razer Hammerhead BT Earbuds

A total upgrade on the original set, these earbuds use the latest technology for total immersion. Inside the earbuds are custom-tuned 10mm drivers. Connecting via Bluetooth, you get a 33-foot range from your iOS or Android device. With this, you can move and groove, work, or workout without worry.

It comes with a 33-foot range

It comes with a 33-foot range

Why we love it: A must-have for gamers.

Bang & Olufsen E8 Truly Wireless Earbuds

Resting inside your ears, this set of earbuds becomes one with you and your movements. With no wires or cables, the E8 Earbuds have a battery life of four full hours. Of course, the superior sound of Bang and Olufsen will have you wanting even more which is when you’ll employ the included charging case.

Truly Wireless Earbuds

Truly Wireless Earbuds

Why we love it: The carrying case has a built-in battery to recharge on the go. 

Looking for even more? Check out our entire audiophile category full of speakers, headphones, and earbuds!

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Ashley Timms is an editor at Gadget Flow where she gets to write about the most incredible products in the world. When she’s not writing, she’s producing fine art dog photography.
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