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"Back to school" right today might mean anything in on-campus courses, distance learning at home or some blend of both, depending on your geographical area. But it's a fair bet that pupils in any circumstance still require new cans, whether for assessing on Zoom-based classes, or only listening to songs between courses. With so many models to choose from, it can be hard to determine which headphones to purchase. Keeping that in mind, we're highlighting several of our highest-rated cans -- all of them wireless, but maybe perhaps not all pricey -- to help narrow down your options this back-to-school season. Subscribe to this TVs, Streaming and Audio newsletter, get notifications and see related reports on CNET. Note that I have completely reviewed or anecdotally analyzed all the headphones recorded below (click on the links for additional information ). I've included IP (ingress protection) evaluations for the authentic wireless versions. Anything in IPX4 or over can be considered sweatproof. Read : Greatest laptops for high school students in 2020 that are in stock Juan Garzon/CNET Sony's WH-1000XM3, the third generation of Sony's excellent wireless noise-canceling cans, features a much more comfortable fit and much greater performance compared to its predecessor: It has got perfect sound quality for listening to music. With a strong battery lifethese over-ear wireless headphones really are now our top-rated choice for sound cancellation, edging out the more expensive Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. Though these over-ear headphones record for about $350, they frequently get discounted for closer to $280.
And it's doubly important to find out that discount: With a next-gen version of the particular pair of wireless headphones have been spotted on Twitter, we expect the XM4 successor to get there after this year. Read our Sony WH-1000XM3 review. Angela Lang/CNETWater-resistant: Yes (IPX4 evaluation -- splashproof). Samsung's Buds Plus look essentially the same since the original Galaxy Buds, however their battery life is rated at 11 hours for audio playback (up from 6), and they pack dual drivers for much greater sound and an extra microphone in each bud to aid with external noise reduction whilst making calls. I was amazed with the noise. The audio quality is detailed and smooth, with profound, well-defined bass. The sound is richer and more spacious than that of the first Galaxy Buds. Well-respected Austrian music company AKG, that Samsung acquired when it bought Harman, is behind the audio. While the first Buds were also"tuned" from AKG, these really are a nice upgrade over the originals -- and right there with what you get with all the Jabra Elite 75t, or even even a bit better. They utilize Bluetooth and service AAC (there is now an app for iOS users) along with Samsung's scalable codec, which is similar to aptX but is still proprietary to Samsung Galaxy phones. See our Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus review.
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