Our Favorite Wired Headphones of 2021

As a lover of gadgets and technology, we’re always on the lookout for cool new products. But it’s not easy to find the best head phones in 2021. So we decided to compile a list of our top picks!

We found that headphone designs have been going through some major transformations this year — and if you’re in the market for a great pair of wired headphones in 2021, you might want to take a look at these nine awesome pairs of wired headphones below:

SaleBestseller No. 1
JBL TUNE 500 - Wired On-Ear Headphones - Black
  • JBL Pure Bass sound
  • 1-button remote with microphone
  • Tangle-free flat cable
  • Lightweight and foldable design
  • Ask Siri or Google Now
SaleBestseller No. 2
Beats EP Wired On-Ear Headphones - Battery Free for Unlimited Listening, Built in Mic and Controls - Black
  • Beats EP wired on-ear headphone in black delivers masterfully tuned sound.
  • Durable, lightweight design reinforced with stainless steel
  • Take calls and control music on your iOS and Android devices with the microphone in the RemoteTalk cable
  • Battery free for unlimited playback
  • Adjustable vertical sliders for a personalized fit
SaleBestseller No. 3
JBL Quantum 100 - Wired Over-Ear Gaming Headphones - White
  • In competitive gaming, sound is survival, and JBL knows great sound: From the thrill of tracking enemies in FPS games, to engaging in epic MOBA battles, the JBL Quantum 100 amplifies every victory on PC, Mac, Xbox, PS4 and Nintendo Switch.
  • Features JBL Quantum Sound Signature which is engineered for accuracy and delivers immersive gaming audio for a competitive edge, so users never have to miss a step, shot or jump during gameplay.
  • JBL Quantum 100 gaming headset incorporates a detachable boom microphone with echo cancelling technology, allowing users to focus on their teammates' voice rather than background noise, for crystal clear communication.
  • Memory foam ear cushions on the JBL Quantum 100 headset are covered in soft PU leather, providing comfort for marathon gaming sessions, 3.5mm connection for multi-platform gaming on PC, Mac, Xbox, PS4 and Nintendo Switch.
  • Items delivered: JBL Quantum 100 wired over ear gaming headset with detachable boom mic in black, compatible with PC, Mac, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, mobile and VR.
SaleBestseller No. 4
SENNHEISER HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
  • Premium, around-ear, open back headphones: Audiophile sound combined with premium design and materials
  • Padded headband and luxurious velour covered ear pads perfect for long listening sessions with no pressure on the ears
  • Multiple connectivity options: Robust 3 meter detachable cable and 6.3 millimeter jack and additional 1.2 meter detachable cable with 3.5 millimeter Jack
  • Timeless design cues: Ivory color, matte finish together with the brown headband stitching and matte metallic detail convey quality at first glance
  • Premium Components: Sennheiser engineered transducers use aluminum voice coils delivering high efficiency, excellent dynamics and extremely low distortion
Bestseller No. 5
Apple EarPods with 3.5mm Headphone Plug - White
  • Unlike traditional, circular earbuds, the design of the EarPods is defined by the geometry of the ear which makes them more comfortable for more people than any other earbud-style headphones
  • The speakers inside the EarPods have been engineered to maximize sound output and minimize sound loss, which means you get high-quality audio
  • The EarPods also include a built-in remote that lets you adjust the volume, control the playback of music and video, and answer or end calls with a pinch of the cord
Bestseller No. 6
Panasonic Full-Sized, Lightweight Long-Cord Headphones – RP-HT161-K (Black)
  • Wired over the Ear Headphones: Full size, classic style Headphones deliver balanced, high frequency sound on par with higher priced headphones for maximum value and hours of listening enjoyment
  • Powerful Bass, Vocals and Lyrics: Dual 30 millimeter neodymium driver units easily handle up to 1000Mw maximum power input for satisfying bass plus mid-range and high frequency trebles for clear vocals and lyrics
  • Padded for Comfort: Plush padded earpads softly surround the entire ear to minimize ambient noise and Distractions, and a smooth, quick adjust headband easily conforms to the head for optimum fit and comfort
  • Extended Headphone Cord: An extra-long, 6.5 feet audio cord gives you plenty of space to sit back and relax while watching movies and TV, and the freedom to move about while gaming
  • sound with style: Sleek, distinctive matte black finish and durable, lightweight design add a clear look of style and comfort wherever you go
SaleBestseller No. 7
Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B)
  • High-resolution Audio compatible
  • Responsive liquid crystal polymer driver for clarity
  • Smartphone compatible with in-line remote mic.Cord Length:47-1/4 inch
  • Heavyweight bass with beat response control
  • Swivel ear cups for portability.In the box: Carrying Pouch, Headphone cable (inline remote and microphone) (approx. 3.94 ft), Balanced-connection headphone cable (approx. 3.94 ft).Connectivity technology : Wired.Frequency Response - 3 Hz –100,000 Hz , Impedance - 16 ohm
SaleBestseller No. 8
Sony MDRXB50AP Extra Bass Earbud Headphones/Headset with Mic for Phone Call, Red
  • 12 millimeter dome type driver units deliver powerful deep bass. Connectivity Technology: Wired
  • Integrated microphone and smartphone playback control
  • Hybrid silicone earbuds for secure, comfortable fit
  • High-energy neodymium magnets for powerful sound
  • Tangle-free, Y-type flat cord with slider
SaleBestseller No. 9
HIFIMAN HE400SE Stealth Magnets Version Over-Ear Open-Back Full-Size Planar Magnetic Wired Headphones for Audiophiles/Studio, Great-Sounding, Stereo, High Sensitivity, Comfortable, Sliver
  • What is a planar headphone? What are its benefits over other designs? Planar headphones feature conductive layers that cover nearly the entire diaphragm, resulting in significantly lower distortion than conventional dynamic headphones.
  • Acoustically Invisible Stealth Magnet Unlike the sound waves created by a conventional magnet, the special shape of Stealth Magnets enables the waves to pass through the magnets without generating interference. HIFIMAN’s advanced magnet design is acoustically transparent, dramatically reducing wave diffraction turbulence that degrades the integrity of the sound waves. The reduced distortion yields pure sonic output that is accurate and full-range.
  • Durable Connections The headphone’s drivers are protected by a newly designed casing for enhanced durability and protection from the elements. A dual-sided high-performance 3.5mm cable is packaged with a 6.35mm adapter for maximum compatibility with a wide range of devices.
  • The HE400SE’s high sensitivity makes it the perfect match for low-voltage sources, including portable hi-res. audio players.
  • Maximum Comfort for Hours of Listening Pleasure Thanks to its newly designed adjustable lightweight headband, the HE400se remains cool and comfortable for hours, even in excessively warm weather.

Last update on 2021-11-28 at 00:05 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

The best headphones are the ones that provide you with quality, comfort and durability. We’ve put together a list of our favorite picks for this year to help make your search easier. Did we miss any? Let us know in the comments below!