Headphones and earphones are getting ever more popular. All of the brands offer a huge range providing varying levels of comfort, style, performance and price.
The most common type of headphone is the dynamic headphone which can offer the best price to performance ratio. These are usually relatively easy to get working and you will normally find many of the best smartphone and iphone headphones having dynamic drivers. There are however a few very high quality dynamic headphones from leading brands that require dedicated headphone amplifiers to get the best from them.
Other headphones such as planar magnetic, balanced armature and electrostatic headphones all offer excellent performance but are often slightly more expensive than dynamic.
Headphones and earphones are designed differently depending on their usage. You can get TV headphones and HiFi headphones for the home. Sports earphones and headphones for active use and you can also get headphones with bluetooth or are that are foldable for the best portability when travelling.
For a more in depth look at different headphones then have a look at our Ultimate Headphone Guide | Headphone Terminology Explained on our blog