Apple, Sony, JBL, Jabra… Which headphones will be available from 25 euros?

Popularized by Apple and the first AirPods six years ago, wireless listening has been phenomenally successful in recent years. More discreet and practical than wired headphones, they have won over a wide audience thanks to their ease of use, their comfort of use and their sound quality which has improved over the years to become an essential accessory. Daily.

All the major tech brands now offer their alternatives to Apple headphones, more or less sophisticated, at different price ranges. If the most high-end models always have the first of the most immersive experience, there is now active noise reduction under the 100 euro mark.

As it can be difficult to find your way among the many references on the market, we have selected for you a certain number of models which have transferred their mission for various budgets.

JBL Go Air Pop (25 euros)

These headphones do not work miracles at their price level but they provide the essentials, namely a fairly good passive isolation and good support in the ears due to their in-ear design for an autonomy of about ten hours supplemented by three charges in their case.

JBL Go Air Pop

Credit: JBL

Jabra Elite 3 (59 euros)

No active noise reduction on this model, but Jabra’s Elite 3 are a safe bet for sports enthusiasts. Their in-ear design ensures passive isolation from the outside world while allowing you to stay connected to your environment to avoid accidents. Resistant to water, dust and perspiration, they benefit from an autonomy of 5 to 7 hours. The only downside is the lack of support for the Bluetooth AAC codec, which makes them less convenient to use for iPhone users.

Jabra's Elite 3

Jabra’s Elite 3

Credit: Jabra

Anker Soundcore Life P3 (75 euros)

Anker offers with the Soundcore Life P3 one of the most affordable models benefiting from active noise cancellation technology. These earphones give pride of place to bass and can last between 5 and 6 hours on a single charge and up to 35 hours with their case.

The Life P3 Soundcore by Anker

The Life P3 Soundcore by Anker

Credit: Anker

Realme Buds Air 3 (79 euros)

Still in the entry level, the Buds Air 3 offer an efficient and effective experience for a very accessible price. We find a noise reduction of good quality which ensures satisfactory sound quality and support for multipoint Bluetooth which allows them to connect to several devices at the same time via their dedicated application. Convenient for easily switching from watching a film on a tablet to a call on your smartphone, for example. Autonomy is average, between 5 and 7 hours, depending on the options used.

Realme Buds Air 3

Realme Buds Air 3

Credit: Realme

Ear(Stick) Nothing (119 euros)

After a first pair of earbuds that were met with critical acclaim but almost sold out, the Nothing brand launched the Ear(Stick) this fall, which stand out for their original lipstick tube-shaped design and semi-smooth design. -intra which are aimed at people who do not support intra-auriculars housed in their ears. Failing to offer active noise reduction technology, these headphones still filter audio calls and last 7 hours of battery life with a charge and up to 29 hours with their case.

Nothing's Ear(Stick) stand out with their ambitious design

Nothing’s Ear(Stick) stand out with their ambitious design

Credit: Nothing

Sony LinkBuds S (129 euros)

More accessible than the latest WF-1000XM4s, the launched LinkBuds S have been revealed among the smallest models available. Featherweight, they are particularly comfortable to use and can be worn for several hours without discomfort. Their active noise reduction filters out surrounding sounds to soothe everyday journeys. They are also compatible with multipoint Bluetooth.

Sony's LinkBuds S are particularly lightweight for intra

Sony’s LinkBuds S are particularly lightweight for intra

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Sony WF-1000XM3, 149 euros

Marketed three years ago at 250 euros, the Sony WF-1000XM3 wireless headphones are harder to find today but still offer a remarkable experience, with effective and adjustable active noise reduction as well as excellent acoustics and good autonomy (8h + 16h) which makes it one of the best alternatives to AirPods. Their main drawback is that they are relatively bulky and are not the most comfortable headphones on the market to use.

Sony WF-1000XM3 Active Noise Canceling Wireless Headphones

Sony WF-1000XM3 Active Noise Canceling Wireless Headphones

Credit: Sony

Devialet Gemini (179 euros)

Launched a year ago by the French specialist in luxury speakers Devialet, the Gemini wireless earphones are particularly effective, with excellent isolation and a rich and powerful sound reproduction, the fruit of three engineering patents. They are mainly offered with a reduction of 100 euros compared to their initial marketing.

Devialet launches its first wireless headphones

Devialet launches its first wireless headphones

Credit: Devialet

AirPods Pro 2 (299 euros)

For those accustomed to the Apple universe, the AirPods Pro 2 are undoubtedly, listen to them wirelessly, the most comfortable on a daily basis. In addition to an excellent sound signature, Apple’s intras are distinguished by particularly insulating active noise reduction and an effective transparency mode to stay linked to the outside world. All with a battery life of 6 hours per earphone and up to 30 hours in total as well as a natural integration with other Apple products. Still offered by the usual distributors, the first generation AirPods Pro ignore spatial sound and a few accessory functions but still retain a good compromise for 100 euros less.

Apple's AirPods Pro 2

Apple’s AirPods Pro 2

Credit: Apple

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