We are living in a wireless world today. Think about it. Today Wi-Fi is the primary way we connect to the Internet. Our mice and keyboards no longer have cables, and even our gaming systems come with wireless controllers. Headphones are probably one of the biggest examples of wireless technology, but many have been slow to adopt this technology because of sound quality. But times are changing. Each new generation of headphones have improved the overall sound and now wireless headphones are the future of listening. Even a poll at mobilesyrup agrees. While this may be a small sampling, I believe it rings true. But why is this? Let’s see if we can answer that question.
Better Sound Quality
As I already mentioned, the sound quality keeps improving with each new generation of wireless headphones. At the same time, smartphone makers continue to improve the wireless capabilities of their devices allowing them to push better quality to your wireless headphones with little effort on their part. That means that in just a few years, wireless headphones will probably rival wired headphones in quality. So if the quality is the same, why would you choose something with wires attached to it?
Improved Battery Life
Battery life is the enemy of wireless headphones. However, this has been getting better and better. In no time we should have wireless headphones that can easily last all day when using them. When that happens, you won’t have to worry about running out of juice in the middle of a long listening session ever again.
Wireless headphone are convenient to use and store. Think about it. There are no annoying wires to get in the way, making them easy to use anywhere and convenient to store when they aren’t in use. Thanks to all the other improvements on this list, wireless headphones will become even more convenient to own and use thereby pushing them to forefront of all headphone solutions.
If there is one thing that is annoying about some headphones, it’s their compatibility. Some headphones in the past would only work with certain devices, and connecting some devices even today has proven more trouble than their worth. Thankfully, this continues to improve across all wireless headphones. Even Apple’s Airpods will work on Android devices, even though some of their functionality is limited if you aren’t using an iPhone. This compatibility combined with easy pairing will continue to push wireless headphones to the masses who may not be as technologically savvy.
These are only four of the main reasons I believe that show that wireless headphones are where we are headed. While it will take several years, eventually I think all our headphones will be wireless. We will no longer have to deal with cables just when we want to listen to music or watch something on our smartphones. But what do you think? Do you believe that wireless headphones are the future of listening or do their wired cousins still have a lot of life left in them before we see them go away for good? Sound off with your thoughts in the comments below.