It’s the 12th and final day of Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas gift ideas and we’ve saved one of the most popular categories for last – headphones.
We’re taking a looking at on-ear headphones and in-ear headphones as well and noise-cancelling models as well.
Music is enjoyed by people of all ages so a pair of headphones is a gift that will appeal to a wide range of men, women and children.
And there are models to suit people want to listen to their music while they’re exercising while the noise-cancelling versions will suit frequent travellers.
Here is the full list of the Tech Guide 12 Days of Christmas gift ideas.
Day 12: Headphones
Today is Day 12 and we’re looking at headphones.
DAY 12 – HEADPHONES
BOSE QC25 NOISE CANCELLING HEADPHONES – $399
Bose is the leader in the noise-cancelling headphones markets and its latest model – the QC25 – manage to be even better.
They have been re-designed on the outside as well as being re-engineered on the inside.
They are comfortable to wear and ideal for those long flights with the noise-cancelling function eliminating the ambient sounds so all you hear is your music.
JABRA SPORT PULSE WIRELESS EARPHONES – $249
The Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless earphones not only provide great audio quality they can also read your heart rate at the same time.
Forget wearing a heart rate monitor around your chest – the Jabra Sports Pulse can read your pulse by measuring the blood flow in your ear.
There’s also a companion app for the earphones that can tell you if your heart rate is in the right zone to achieve your fitness goals.
PLANTRONICS BACKBEAT PRO WIRELESS NOISE CANCELLING HEADPHONES – $349
Plantronics has been producing headphones since man first walked on the moon and have brought the expertise built over the decades to the BackBeat Pro wireless noise-cancelling headphones.
The headphones are very well built with quality materials and offer a snug yet comfortable fit.
They tick all the boxes with excellent noise cancellation so they are ideal for travellers and they’re also wireless so you’re not caught in a tangle of cables.
POWEBEATS 2 WIRELESS HEADPHONES – $259
Beats is a well known brand in audio circles and its Powerbeat2 Wireless headphones deliver the high quality sound they are known for but without the cables.
The over-the-ear design offers a comfortable fit so they can be worn for hours and the on-cable remote lets you control your music and even answer your phones calls.
And these headphones are built to handle the sweat so they’re ideal if you want to hear your tunes when you’re out for a run or walk or in the gym.
Here are some other headphones Tech Guide reviewed this year.