Apple's removal of the 3.5 mm headphone jack from its latest phone left users wondering how they will enjoy iTunes' music, but we came to their help and listed 10 wireless headphones that play nicely with the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus.
Apple's proprietary AirPods feature support for both iPhones and Apple Watches. The company touts a battery life at about 5 hours per charge. Thanks to fast charging, users can get 3 hours of battery after only 15 minutes of charging. The rumored cost for the AirPods is $159.
Sennheiser Momentum Headphones
At $500 a pair, the Sennheiser Momentum Wireless Headphones are targeted at music aficionados. The headphones can link wirelessly to a device, but can also use a cable for wired sound. An omnidirectional microphone enables the Momentum Wireless headphones to make calls.
The Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones feature the W1 wireless chip from Apple. According to the OEM, the Beats Solo3 headphones yield 40 hours of battery life. They are not on the cheap side, with a pair costing $300. The headphones can connect to all Apple devices.
Bose Wireless QuietComfort
Bose made a staple out of its noise-canceling technology, and the Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless proves it. The headphones can make calls and balance audio levels via an equalizer. What the gadget brings is the ability to connect via near-field communication (NFC), alongside Bluetooth. The headphones can provide their owners with up to 20 hours of wireless listening. The price for the QuietComfort 35 Wireless headphones is $350.
Sony H.ear Wireless
The Sony H.ear headphones are another gadget that sports Bluetooth and NFC. They also tap into noise-canceling features, which might account for the $350 cost. Sony touts that the headphones provide premium-level hands-free voice calling.
Plantronics Backbeat Sense Wireless
The Backbeat Sense wireless headphones offer up to 18 hours of audio playback for one charge and are a tad more affordable, at $180. The Backbeat Sense also features a built-in microphone to place calls.
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
The P7 Wireless headphones are on the pricey side of the list, with a price tag of $400. Customers of the P7 will get a leather finish and a folding design, and a carrying case to match. Bowers & Wilkins touts that its wireless headphones deliver 17 hours of battery life per charge, and sport two microphones.
Jaybird Freedom Earbuds
Jaybird is proud to call the Freedom earbuds the tiniest on the market. The earbuds are built out of "premium metal" and come with a MySound app that allows users to tweak the perfect sound for their ears. The earbuds cost only $200 and play nice with most smartphones.
Jabra Elite Sport Earbuds
The Jabra Elite Sport was built with athletic activities in mind, but only offers 3 hours of music or talk time on a single charge. The headphones sport a microphone and an in-ear heart rate monitor. The Jabra Elite Sport will cost $250.
The BeatsX earphones cost only $150 and come with the W1 wireless chip, linking them easily to iPhones and Apple Watches. The earpieces bring 8 hours of music on a single charge. A physical equalizer allows users to tweak the volume of the earphones.