A headphone is no longer limited as a tool to listen the music. From playing games to watching movies – listening podcasts to attending phone calls – or just showing-off, headphones are the new necessity to techy youngsters. Whilst big banging speakers are being kicked out of competition, headphones are experiencing an era of innovation & rapid development. Not just the youngster but everyone prefers buying a good looking headphone with mic which has better fidelity (sound quality), shows good structure, is painted with modern colors, appears lightweight or is wireless and what-not. Choosing a headphone which delivers satisfaction in both look & features, is very critical. Not all the time you’ll be able to get what you are paying for. We are listing 5 next generation headphones and wireless headsets which were launched recently & fits well on our criteria of coolness & quality. All these headphones are semi-costly and come with usual price tag of US $199 -299.

1.  Philips Fidelio NC1L

Philips Fidelio NC1L has the main attention on noise cancellation feature to provide high definition music experience. It is wired yet lightweight, well assembled, comfortable and good looking expedient. Music or Gaming or Videos, NC1L is good for all needs.

Bluetooth or Wired? :   Wired


Our Rating: 4.4/5

Philips Fidelio
Image credit: CNET

2. Solo2 Wireless

Known for their super quality products, Beats have audio solutions for every need. Solo2 is a flagship headphone from Beats made for the studio like experience to individuals. Expertly designed for superb sound quality, solo2 headphones are lightweight & travel-friendly. So get it and experience music everywhere you go.

Bluetooth or Wired? :   Both, with an option to plug the wire

Price:     $299.95

Our Rating: 4.2/5

solo2 wireless

3. Powerbeats2

Designed for sports in attention, Powerbeats earpieces are decent looking, easy to carry & have high fidelity. If you like listening tracks while walking or even running, Powerbeats can be a great solution.

Bluetooth or Wired? :   Bluetooth

Price:   $199.95

Our Rating: 4.1/5


4.  ROAM Ropes

ROAM Ropes are premium headphones with the sleek look & attractive design. Also they are light, strong, durable & made for daily usage. Their power, amplification, digital signal processing and Noise Equalization deliver precision sound that can be personalized according to your listening preference through an iPhone application : ROAM EQ.

Bluetooth or Wired? :   Wired

Price:   ~$199

Our Rating: 4.0/5

roam with heaphones

5. Sony MDR10 RBT

Sony MDR10 RBT has the best (among all listed here) noise cancellation providing high-definition sound output. This too is a wired headphone like NC1L & is aimed mainly for a fantastic gaming experience.

Bluetooth or Wired? :   Bluetooth (& NFC)

Price:  $199

Our Rating: 3.8/5

sony mdr10 rbt

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