Smartphones started relying more and more on USB C instead of the micro USB ports we were used to in order to improve charging as well as a waterproof feature of the devices with the removal of the headphone jack. Due to this, many high-quality headphones that everyone loves need an adapter in order to work but, luckily, USB C headphones started emerging. We are bringing you the list of the best USB C headphones 2018.
Razer made sure that gamers get a fair chance at high-quality USB C headphones, bringing their own Razer Hammerhead. These USB C in-ear headphones provide audio immersion accompanied by heavy bass and very clear highs leading to overall excellent sound quality delivered. They feature a custom-tuned DAC converter which delivers a very accurate sound. Talking about the design, the housing is made out of lightweight but durable aluminum with a flat cable that is tangle free and earbuds which can be magnetically snapped together.
Razer Hammerhead headphones are priced at $79.99 at the company’s website and come in the Razer’s signature black and bright green color option.
OnePlus Type-C Bullets
As one of the most affordable and yet solid quality in-ear headphones, we bring you OnePlus Bullets with USB C jack. The in-line remote control features three buttons for volume and playback control, as well as a microphone that offers improved phone call quality. When it comes to sound quality, these headphones feature internal DAC with high-resolution audio support that when combined with film diaphragm, make the sound more realistic. The flat-wire cable is designed to be tangle free.
The OnePlus Bullets are priced at $19.95 on OnePlus website, in a simple, yet classy design.
JBL Reflect Aware C
JBL has also released their USB C headphones, the Reflect Aware C, which stands out from the rest on the list. Being sport in-ear headphones, they feature special earbuds design that makes sure they stay in the ears during any exercise or even running. To highlight the purpose, JBL added sweat proof feature as well as noise cancellation. This feature is combined with adaptive noise control which means the level of environmental noise heard can be adjusted, keeping you aware of the surrounding when necessary, while still enjoying the signature JBL sound.
JBL Reflect Aware C sports headphones are $199 on JBL’s website.
Libratone Q Adapt USB C
Designed as a part of “Made for Google” headphones collection, the Libratone Q Adapt USB C in-ear headphones are intended to provide full, rich sound especially with Google smartphones, Pixel and Pixel 2. With 4 levels of noise cancellation to choose from, you can adjust the noise cancellation based on the situation and environmental noise. Being Made for Google headphones, it is not unexpected that the in-line control module has a Google Assistant recall button beside the standard volume and playback controls. These headphones are sweat proof as well.
The original price of the Libratone Q Adapt headphones is $149.00 from Google or Amazon website.
Mi Noise Cancelling Earphones Type C
Although compatible only with Mi smartphones, the Mi Noise Canceling earphones are one of the best USB C headphones 2018. The noise canceling feature helps cut out the ambient noise that might be a distraction, controlled by a single button on the in-line remote control. The MEMS microphones are located in each earpiece and help deliver clear audio without noise interference. The hybrid dual dynamic and balanced armature drivers deliver the audio with all the fine details and strong bass. Design of the earphones itself includes titanium earbuds with ergonomic silicone buds, combined with a braided wire with in-line controls.
Mi USB C in-ear headphones are available on the company’s website for $40.
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