The 8 Best Wireless Earbuds of 2023

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The best wireless earbuds bring you high-quality sound, noise-canceling, and free you up from wires, all at the same time. Wireless earbuds, also called true wireless stereo earbuds (or TWS), connect to your phone or media player via Bluetooth and are stored in a case that also charges the buds.

In addition to sound quality, look for a comfortable fit, good isolation and noise cancellation, and battery life.

Best Overall

Apple AirPods Pro (1st generation)

Apple - AirPods Pro (1st generation) with Magsafe Charging Case - White

Best Buy

What We Like
  • Amazing ANC

  • High-quality sound

  • Water/Sweat resistance

  • iPhone simple pairing

What We Don't Like
  • Touch controls inconsistent

  • Subjective looks

If you asked us to award any Apple earbuds as our top pick before the AirPods Pro came out, you would've gotten a hard pass. But the AirPods Pro finally addressed every issue we've ever had with Apple's earbuds. They have excellent isolation, impressive Active Noice Cancellation (ANC), and solid battery life. That checks all of our boxes. 

Apple's never been a slouch on sound quality, but the addition of the silicon ear tips that rest inside your ear canals makes a world of difference. 

In addition to great ANC, Apple has one of the best ambient noise modes. Ambient mode allows you to hear your surroundings in situations like jogging or when having a conversation. This is a complete package when you add all that to the dead-simple pairing to an iPhone that Apple enables. Plus, Airpods work with iPhone and Android (without the simple pairing), so they're an easy top pick.

Type: TWS | Connection Type: Bluetooth | ANC: Yes  | Water/Sweat Resistant: Yes

Best Budget

Anker SoundCore Liberty 2 Pro

Anker Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro Earbuds


What We Like
  • Solid sound

  • Wireless charging

  • Great build

What We Don't Like
  • Larger charging case

  • No ANC

Reviewer Jason loves the Liberty Pro 2's sound quality. "I can confirm that these earphones sound amazing, and that's before you even factor in their budget-friendly price tag...Soundcore has put two separate speaker drivers (a standard 11m and a Knowles balanced armature driver), aligned on top of each other, inside each earbud."

Jason goes on. "What I found most surprising is that the battery case itself supports Qi-enabled wireless charging—meaning you can just drop that case onto the same wireless charger you use for your phone, and it should work. This is a highly sought-after feature for true wireless earbuds because even the best in the business (from Sony to Apple's entry-level AirPods) leave this option out." Wireless charging is making its way into more and more TWS because many of the best smartphones include reverse wireless charging. That's not ideal for phone-to-phone charging but is excellent for charging accessories. 

There's a lot to like with these earbuds. They're priced right for the features they offer. We also like the physical buttons on the buds for controls. Touch surfaces are all the rage, but they're flawed.

Type: TWS | Connection Type: Bluetooth | ANC: No | Water/Sweat Resistant: Yes

Soundcore Liberty Pro 2

 Lifewire / Jason Schneider

Best Noise Cancelation

Sony WF-1000XM3

Sony WF-1000XM3


What We Like
  • Great sound

  • Impressive ANC

  • Great battery life

What We Don't Like
  • No IP Rating

  • Some connection issues

  • Expensive

The Sony WH-1000XM earbuds continue Sony's tradition of high-quality audio and best-in-class ANC. Jason, our reviewer, came away quite impressed with the earbuds. He writes, "As with the WH-100XM3 over-ears, the sound quality of the WF-100XM3 earbuds is virtually best in class. The closed 0.24-inch driver is a competent little speaker that provides an impressively rich response across the full 20–20kHz range. This is not common in earbuds by any stretch, and I can say in practice, these earbuds took everything I threw at them completely in stride, from bass-heavy hip-hop music to the lightest acoustic tunes." 

One concern that Jason had was in the connectivity of the earbuds. Jason found the buds had trouble connecting to his phone in a crowd. That's not uncommon, but we would have hoped, considering the price tag, that Sony could have avoided that trouble. 

One other area of concern is the lack of an official IP rating. That in and of itself isn't terrible, but sweat and train resistance can be vital for those looking for earbuds for workouts or working outside. Jason writes, "This could be a dealbreaker for some users, especially those who want earbuds for working out. While I did bring these along for a gym session, and they didn't seem to be harmed by any sweat, I can't say with any firm confidence that they'd survive a long, strenuous session or even some light precipitation. Take note of this if you want an all-around pair of earbuds."

Type: TWS | Connection Type: Bluetooth | ANC: Yes | Water/Sweat Resistant: Yes

Sony WF-1000XM3

Lifewire / Jason Schneider

Best for Sound Quality

Sennheiser Momentum True

Sennheiser Momentum TWS


What We Like
  • Excellent sound quality

  • Full-featured Bluetooth codecs

What We Don't Like
  • Expensive

  • Battery life is not goo

  • No ANC

Sennheiser has been a leader in sound for a long time, and now it's bringing that expertise to TWS. Reviewer Jason Schneider calls them "the best-sounding true wireless earbuds on the market." Jason continues, "One spec Sennheiser lists is the harmonic distortion, which measures at less than 0.08 percent on the Momentum earbuds and is about the same as you'll get on the Sennheiser HD 600 studio earbuds... you'll find Qualcomm's aptX and aptX low latency, both of which give you higher resolution compression and seamless transfer speed. This allows for better sound quality and sync with videos and games."

Build quality is an issue here. Jason calls it "middle of the road." Battery life is also not impressive. Sennheiser advertises about 5 hours on a charge, which is consistent with our testing and not bad in the category, but the case only holds another 5 hours for a total of ten. That will get you through a workday and maybe even a commute, but not much else. And you'll be charging every night, which is not awesome. Jason reports he often opened the case for the buds only to find them dead. That's not a great experience. 

The bottom line, our reviewer sums it up best. "If you're an audiophile, first and foremost, you should consider the Momentum True Wireless earbuds, but if you want an all-around product, look elsewhere." That's not as bad as it sounds. Indeed, Jason wrote that the sound quality is so good that it will outshine any other inconvenience for some. If you want the best sound you can get, these are the buds for you.

Type: TWS | Connection Type: Bluetooth | ANC: No | Water/Sweat Resistant: Yes

Sennheiser Momentum

Lifewire / Jason Schneider 

Best for Outdoors

Jabra Elite 85t Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

Jabra Elite 85t Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds


What We Like
  • Good build

  • Great battery life

  • Good sound

  • Qi charging

What We Don't Like
  • Not comfortable long term

  • Missing aptX

The Elite 85t earbuds are Jabra's best step forward in the audio space. This is a more refined generation of earbuds, succeeding the Jabra 75ts. They have the same durability and ruggedness. Our reviewer Jason says, "the Elite 85t earbuds are quite possibly Jabra's best foot forward into the audio space...the "massive 11mm drivers they've managed to squeeze into these earbuds. The frequency range of 20Hz to 20kHz isn't the widest I've seen but is certainly enough to cover the full spectrum of human hearing."

In addition to bringing excellent call quality, Jabra also brings software expertise. Jason writes, "Jabra is one of my favorite companion apps for headphones because it tows a nice line falling short of too complicated but still enough to be called full-featured. It's user-friendly and a huge selling point for these earbuds."

The Jabra Elite 85 t's also brings up to 30 hours of battery life when you include the charging case. They also have an IPX4 rating for splash and sweat proofing. Add to that the rugged build, earbuds that can stand up to a good run, being caught in the rain, and still sound great for phone calls.

Type: TWS | Connection Type: Bluetooth | ANC: Yes  | Water/Sweat Resistant: Yes

Jabra Elite 75t

Lifewire / Jason Schneider 

Best EQ Settings

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live

Samsung Galaxy Buds live


What We Like
  • Comfortable fit

  • Solid ANC

  • Multiple EQ options

  • Charges quickly

What We Don't Like
  • Won't fit all ears

  • Finicky touch pads

The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live earbuds are a solid entry into the TWS space. Because of their distinctive shape, the Galaxy Buds Live, also called 'the beans', do not go into your ear canal like other buds. Rather they slot into your ear just outside the canal, forming a seal around the ear itself. This can be a tricky fit for some ears, so bear that in mind. But if the fit works, it's much more comfortable than silicone tips in the ear canal.

Because of that seal, ANC is possible, and on the Buds Live, it's pretty good. As is the sound quality and isolation. Additionally, the Galaxy Wear app gives you six different present EQs to fit your preferred sound profile. That includes bass-heavy settings for songs that thump and more neutral settings for podcasts and audiobooks. Whatever you're listening to, Buds Live has an EQ setting for you.

Type: TWS | Connection Type: Bluetooth | ANC: Yes  | Water/Sweat Resistant: Yes

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live

 Lifewire / Rebecca Isaacs

Best for Running

Beats Powerbeats Pro

Beats Powerbeats Pro


What We Like
  • Awesome sound quality

  • Physical controls are great

  • All day battery life

What We Don't Like
  • Pricey

  • No noise cancelling

  • Charging case is large

Before the AirPods Pro, there was the Powerbeats Pro. The AirPods Pro are our top pick, which should give you a good idea of what the Powerbeats Pro is capable of. They're pretty awesome. You get excellent sound quality, solid battery life, and physical controls that some prefer over touch controls. You can get up to 12.5 hours on a single charge which is pretty unheard of in the TWS space. The case is pretty big, but that's because the buds themselves are pretty big. The case can charge up the earbuds in 45 minutes, which is fast for this category.

The physical controls are easy to learn and easy to use. You can access your phone's assistant with a single touch. If you're using an iPhone, the buds also support Hey Siri activation. The physical controls include both volume and track skipping, which is fantastic. The passive noise isolation is good, but there is no ANC.

We also like these for runners because of the ear hooks built into the buds. They're adjustable and can fit most ears. Our reviewer, Danny, writes, "This ensures they never fall out, no matter what you do. From working out to taking a walk around town or even hanging upside down, once the Powerbeats Pros are in your ear, they stay there until you take them out." The tough part is that they can be difficult to put in with one hand, but we consider that a small price to pay for ensuring that your expensive earbuds aren't going anywhere once they're in.

Type: TWS | Connection Type: Bluetooth | ANC: No  | Water/Sweat Resistant: Yes

Beats by Dre PowerBeats Pro Headphones

Lifewire / Jason Schneider

Best for Audiophiles

Grado GT220

Grado GT220


What We Like
  • Audiophile sound

  • Great battery life

  • Wireless charging

What We Don't Like
  • No official IP rating

  • Tricky touch controls

  • No app

Grado is an audio brand known for very high-quality audio. You might wonder if "high-quality audio" and "wireless" belong in the same sentence. Grado thinks they do, and our reviewer, Jason, agrees. The Grado GT220 earbuds have been tuned to the flattest sound possible, allowing the listener to hear the music as the artist intended without artificially changing the equalizer. Some earbuds are tuned to provide deep bass or a V-shaped equalizer to help the music "pop." Not so with the Grado GT220 earbuds.

Jason, our reviewer, notes, "the focus is on providing detail and support in the mid-range. This section of the spectrum is usually the weakest part of consumer earbuds and can get fairly muddy if not treated well. The Grados let you hear all of your music." Also, the earbuds have good battery life, lasting between four and five hours on a charge, with an extra 30 hours in the case.

The earbuds do not have ANC, relying instead on passive noise isolation. That's not unusual for audiophile gear. The controls on the headphones are not the best. Jason writes, "Each earbud has touch controls that should, in theory, allow you to skip tracks, adjust volume, pause music, answer calls, and all the usual parameters. I found these controls not nearly as responsive as I'd like, and the one control I wanted access to (putting the headphones into pairing mode by holding a touch panel when the earbuds are off) didn't work every time."

But overall, if you like to hear the music as the artist intended, these earbuds are probably for you.

Type: TWS | Connection Type: Bluetooth | ANC: No | Water/Sweat Resistant: No

Grado GT220

Lifewire / Jason Schneider

What to Look For in Wireless Earbuds

Wireless earbuds command a massive section of the audio market for several reasons. First, since more and more smartphones are doing away with the headphone jack, Bluetooth-connected headphones are a virtual necessity for those who listen to music on the go. Second, wireless earbuds are much more convenient than pulling a tangled nest of wired headphones out of your bag.

Since Apple released the first generation of AirPods in 2016, flagship wireless headphones have largely gone the way of “true wireless,” so much of this guide will focus on the features and considerations when purchasing this style of headphones. These earbuds cut the cord completely, untethering each earbud, so they fit into your ears. Others usually sport earbuds, keep a neckband for a secure fit, have larger batteries, and add features like water and sweat proofing and various ear tip sizes.

Does Wireless Compromise Sound Quality?

Another thing to consider before jumping into wireless specs: wired headphones are still where you'll find the true audiophile headphones. While there are many excellent options in the wireless space, one thing that will naturally hold the audio quality back: is the presence of Bluetooth transmission. That's because, with Bluetooth, your audio is compressed to make it easier to transmit, but it will naturally lose some information in the original file.

That doesn't mean wireless earbuds can't sound impressive—they certainly can with lossless protocols like aptX and LDAC. On top of that, there's the fact that earbuds like the AirPods Pro come with noise-cancellation, letting them blot out background noise to improve your overall listening experience. It's a feature that you rarely get on a wired pair of earbuds, and best-in-class noise canceling from companies like Sony and Bose is only available through their Bluetooth offerings. 

AirPods Pro
Apple's new AirPods Pros have a lot more technology, silicon tips, and ANC, so it's no surprise they're a little biger and heavier than the last models.  Lifewire / Lance Ulanoff

Form Factor: How Much Cord to Cut?

Before getting into the nuts and bolts, ask yourself how vital true wireless is to you. Before true wireless even existed, consumers could purchase wireless headphones where a wire remained to connect the two earbuds. That is still the case and can give you much more bang for your buck. If you don’t mind having a short wire between the earbuds, you’ll get fantastic sound quality from options like the Bose SoundSport wireless earbuds or the Jaybird Tarah or X lines. 

Many true wireless users are prone to a poor fit in the earbud department so a non-true wireless earbud pair might be ideal. If the headphones fall out, they will still be draped around your neck rather than falling to the ground. However, you tend to lose battery life with non-true-wireless earbuds because most don’t include the typical charging case with true wireless units.

Design: Keep Profile in Mind

The look of a pair of earbuds can go in a few directions: you’ll have the bud-and-stem design made famous by Apple, or you’ll have the oblong oval design seen on earbuds from Sony and Anker’s Soundcore brand. You can also get earbuds that are so low-profile that they virtually disappear into your ear, sticking out only marginally.

While many brands stick to a darker color for their earbuds, others stand out with many color options (think: Samsung Galaxy Buds or the M&D MW series). While earbuds are, on some level, always earbuds, this category has a fantastic amount of versatility. But this is subjective, so we recommend considering a lot of brands to find your style.

Samsung Galaxy Buds+
The new Galaxy Buds+ come in stylish colors including blue, black, and white.  Lifewire / David Kukin

Comfort: A Snug Fit Matters

One common gripe about AirPods is that they don’t fit snugly into your ear—a fact that Apple responded to with the silicone-tipped AirPods Pro. The stakes for earbud fit become much higher when you consider that true wireless earbuds can fall out of your ear and suffer actual damage when they hit the pavement or get lost.

Most earbuds will come with interchangeable silicone tips (some even include additional foam options), so it’s essential to try all the sizes before wearing them outside. Another consideration of fit and comfort is whether there is a second point of contact outside that ear tip. 

While some of the most popular brands (Sony and Apple included) rely solely on a snug ear tip fit, other brands like Bose and Samsung offer an additional rubber wing that grabs the cartilage of your outer ear. This is a game-changer for those who can’t find a proper fit and is an important consideration.

One last point is on snugness: on the one hand, you want to ensure the earbuds are snug enough to stay in and provide a good seal for better sound quality. However, this can be a little stifling for some listeners. If you don’t love a snug fit and want some breathability, consider Bose SoundSport’s pinched, breathable ear tips or the Apple-style fit.

Jaybird X4 Wireless Sport Headphones
Dotdash/Jason Schneider.  Lifewire

Build Quality and Durability: Protect Against Water and Sweat

The build quality of wireless headphones is paramount for two reasons: first, it ensures that this often-premium purchase will last you a reasonable amount of time, and second, it ensures that the headphones feel fancy and premium, just like their price tag. Most products are made of soft-touch plastic and a softer-touch silicone ear tip design. Many of the more budget options will lean on a plastic build—so if you want a premium-feeling product, you'll have to shell out for it. 

The other key factor here is waterproofing and dust resistance. This is not a given. Most will sport an IP rating. The letters, followed by a number, denote the "ingress protection" or how well the devices keep out dust and water.

You will often see earbuds with IPX4 or IPX5 (the 4 and 5 denoting mid-to-moderate splashes and drip resistance but minimal resistance to complete immersion into water). Regarding water resistance, the higher the number, the better. An IPX4 device is resistant to splashes from any direction, while IPX5 can resist low-pressure water (being run under a sink, for instance). IPX6 can handle higher-pressure water sprays, while IPX7 means the earbuds can survive complete immersion in 1 meter of water for 30 minutes. 

Most earbuds don't fill in a number for that X, meaning there's no dust resistance, though there are a few exceptions. What this amounts to is that most true wireless earbuds are water-resistant enough to survive a sweaty gym workout or moderate precipitation on the run but might not survive if dropped into a pool.

Controls: Buttons or Gestures

Onboard controls sit in two categories: push buttons and touch gestures. The former is more common in low-to-mid-priced models and tends to be clunkier as they require you to push the earbud into your ear physically. Touch gestures can be tricky to get the hang of, but they will give you much more powerful onboard control of your earbuds.

Expanding that control, many manufacturers offer a significant and robust accompanying smartphone app. An app can add functionality like allowing for EQ controls, battery monitoring, and intelligent assistant adjustment. Some earbuds will enable you to adjust commands for the touch area using the app. In short, a well-made app can differentiate between a good experience and a great one.

Audio Quality: Your Biggest Considerations

From an audiophile perspective, there are standard specs across all headphones that you should keep in mind. First, what is the frequency spectrum? Usually displayed in hertz/kilohertz, this number represents the frequency range (bass through treble) reproduced by the headphones.

The widest range the human ear can hear is 20Hz through 20kHz. Most earbuds will cover slightly less than this, usually skimping on the bottom end, but that is a tradeoff for portability. That's mainly due to the earbud speaker's driver size—usually measuring only a few millimeters, and therefore, less able to produce a truly bolstered bottom end. 

As a result, most manufacturers choose to include a lot of software audio processing to boost bass or clarify the midrange of earbuds artificially. Therefore, if you like that flatter Bose sound, your ear will likely prefer Bose's wireless earbuds. If you prefer Sony or Sennheiser, go for their earbuds. You aren't getting a perfect audio representation like you would in a pair of wired studio monitors. Still, you're getting a top-timanufacturer'sr’s best attempt at molding a quality sound spectrum for your ears.

Drivers: Size Matters But Isn't Everything

Generally, the size of a pair of headphones drivers (the tiny speaker inside each earpiece) primarily affects its power across the frequency spectrum. At its simplest form, the larger the driver, the more capable it is at performing at a high level on the low end of the sound spectrum. Earbuds across the board have much smaller drivers (usually around a quarter-inch) than over-ear headphones, and as a result, they will tend to perform better in the high/mid-range of the spectrum.

This is why cheap earbuds tend to sound tinny and thin. On the premium side of the market, brands use techniques like ported enclosures and digital EQ processing to give you additional low-end for the smaller drivers. But for genuinely bass-heavy performance, go for earbuds that sport slightly larger drivers when possible.

Audio Codecs: How Do They Improve Sound Quality?

The other side of this conversation is the Bluetooth codecs available on the device. A codec is the Bluetooth device's compression format to send the data, often making a trade-off for file size vs. speed.

Three codecs are at play here: SBC, AAC, and aptX/aptX HD. The Bluetooth standard requires at least compatibility with SBC. SBC and AAC are standard across most modern headphones and need the most compression of your file. It's oversimplifying the technology to say that more compression means more degradation to the file, so you get less sound quality.

AptX and its HD counterpart employ a proprietary compression algorithm Qualcomm developed to give you a better-represented source audio file while maintaining quick transmittance. Many higher-end earbuds use this protocol to achieve awe-inspiring sound quality. While the codec is only half the story (the headphone hardware and digital processing are the other half), it's essential if sound quality is high on your list.

Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones
Lifewire/Jason Schneider

Noise Cancellation: Blot Out Background Sound

The only other major feature you’ll likely find on a pair of wireless earbuds is the presence of active noise cancellation and active pass-through of outside sounds. The top brands, like Jabra, Sony, and now Apple, all offer perfectly serviceable noise cancellation, and reversing those microphones and passing through sound from outside helps maintain awareness of your surroundings while wearing the headphones.

This does tend to be a premium feature only, so don’t expect to find these marquis functions or a robust app with anything under $100. You’ll also generally find better quality noise canceling on over-ear headphones rather than earbuds. 

Connectivity and Software: Staying Connected While Listening

The setup process for Bluetooth earbuds sits in two camps: basic Bluetooth pairing and software-based connectivity. In both cases, your phone or computer will connect to the earbuds via Bluetooth, but some device manufacturers have chosen to develop software-based walkthroughs to make it easier.

The most prevalent example of this is Apple AirPods. Thanks to Apple’s S1 chip in each earbud, when you unbox headphones that include this protocol, you have to snap open the battery case, and there will be a popup on your iPhone asking you to pair. This skips a few steps, making it a more seamless pairing experience.

Other earbuds require you to make sure they’re in pairing mode (most earbuds, if charged, will be in pairing mode automatically upon their first power-up) and then enter your device’s Bluetooth menu to find the device to pair. Once initially paired, turning on your headphones should automatically reconnect them to the most recent device.

The two most common Bluetooth versions in today’s market are Bluetooth 4–4.2 and 5.0. The former allows your headphones to remember multiple devices but only play music one at a time, while the latter will enable you to play dual music on multiple devices. In practice, for headphones, you’re still going to want to switch between host devices manually, but we’ve found that Bluetooth 5.0 allows jumping between computers, phones, etc., to be much easier.

Range and Stability: How Far Can You Wander?

Much detail goes into Bluetooth 4.0–4.2 and 5.0; the two most important things for the average listener are range and stability. The Bluetooth 4 family allows for about 10 meters or 33 feet of coverage in most environments, though that range can extend through the line of sight when outdoors. 

While this is likely plenty for the average user, Bluetooth 5.0 gives you more than 40 meters or over 130 feet of indoor coverage. While most of us don’t have rooms that require this much range, what it means is that you are likely never going to push a Bluetooth 5.0 pair of headphones to their range limit. And because Bluetooth 5.0 transfers data much faster (virtually double the speed of 4.0), you’ll get a much more reliable connection with your device and slightly less lag when syncing with video.

AirPods Pro in case
The new AirPods Pros look different and the case is redesigned, too.  Lifewire / Lance Ulanoff

Battery Life and Charging Cases: How to Stay Charged on the Go?

The final piece of the puzzle here is the charging case that comes with the earbuds. Because the onboard batteries for the earbuds have to be small to keep the device small, manufacturers have opted to put a larger rechargeable battery into the case. Interestingly, this is the feature where you'll see the widest swing of difference, with some devices giving you only about 12 hours of use even with the case and some providing closer to 30 hours.

Interestingly, a high price tag doesn't always guarantee battery life—we've seen some budget pairs clocking in at over 36 hours and some premium brands lacking. Most cases charge via micro-USB, but we're seeing a strong push in the market toward USB-C charging cables. Some charging cases even support wireless charging, letting you eliminate the wires.

Price: How Much Do You Want To Spend?

The price of wireless earbuds ranges from sub $20 to $400+. What’s more, when you get into the premium side of the price range, you’ll still have to make some trade-offs. Bose SoundSport Free earbuds, for example, have excellent fit and solid sound quality but don’t offer much battery life. Soundcore Liberty headphones, on the budget end, are competent in the battery department but feel cheaply made. In short, you can spend as much or as little as you want in this category, but research is paramount.

  • What are the best wireless earbuds for the iPhone?

    For iPhone users, the best wireless earbuds are going to be the Airpods Pro due to their seamless integration with iOS. The H1 chip allows instant pairing and switching between devices, and there's also noise-canceling built-in helping dampen a significant amount of background noise. Sound quality is also great, with improved bass, crisper highs, and numerous quality of life improvements.

  • What are the best wireless earbuds for Android?

    Android users have plenty of options when it comes to wireless earbuds. Brands like Anker, Sony, Sennheiser, Plantronics, and Samsung will all work with Android devices. We favor the Anker SoundCore Liberty 2 Pro for those on a budget and the Sony WF-1000XM3 for its excellent noise cancellation that's some of the best you can get in the industry.

  • What does TWS even stand for?

    True wireless earbuds are often abbreviated as "TWS" which you'll notice are not the first letters of "true wireless earbuds." What TWS Stands for is "true wireless stereo." Since true wireless earbuds come in pairs and work in stereo, they're abbreviated as TWS. It's a bit clumsy, but it caught on, and now that's the standard abbreviation in the industry.

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