Best Lightning headphones review 2017 :
We all were really shocked when Apple dropped 3.5 mm headphone jack on iPhone7 and iPhone7 Plus. Apple has proved the rumors to be true by ditching its faithful headphone jack and introducing new lightning headphones. What are those? Lightning headphones are like regular headphones but they can be plugged into a Lightning port instead of a 3.5 mm socket. But the good thing is that a converter is also shipped with iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus to use old 3.5 mm headphones if you want to use other headphones. One more option you have left: to use a Bluetooth headphone. But the sound quality of Bluetooth headphones is not great as wired Headphones. Also, lightning headphones can receive 48kHz digital audio output from iPhones and can send same kHz digital audio input. There are not too many “Great” third party lighting headphones right now, but we have listed down some best lightning headphones currently available in the market.Here’s our pick of the top five for your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus:
Name Weight Dimension Brightech – (Apple MFI Approved) 3.2 ounces 7.8 x 4.4 x 1.1 inches
HOCO L2 Lightning Earphone
4.0 ounces 6.4 x 5.1 x 2.1 inches JBL Reflect Aware In-Ear 8.0 ounces 6.2 x 4.3 x 2.2 inches Audeze’s Sine lightning HeadPhone 2 pounds 6.0 x 6.0 x 3.0 inches
1. Brightech – Apple MFI Approved Pure Lightning Earphone
This earphone comes with a 8 pin lightning cable compatible with iPhones, iPads, and iPods. Maybe you have not heard the brand name, right? But you can go for these earphones because they are certified by Apple (MFi certified ) that means Apple has approved them to make headphones specifically for iPhones,iPad, and iPods. Its oxygen free copper cords are capable of producing 24 bit HD audio output. Built in volume control allows you to change in range between -100dB to +12dB. Earbuds are made from silicone that gives a different comfort even using for hours. Also, they have 3 years of warranty, what else you want for a price range like this?
2. HOCO L2 lighting headphones:
If you are not interested in on-ear, but looking for an ear hook designed headphones then you can take a look at HOCO L2 lighting headphones. Its 8 pin cord connects to DSP and DAC decoding chip that can produce 48kHz, 24-bit high-quality audio. It has a really great design with TPE elastic wire, silicone ear buds and ear hooks. Same as Apple earbuds, you can control volume and play-pause using its wired buttons. With its ear hook design, you can use this earphone comfortably in any outdoor activities.
3. JBL Reflect Aware In-Ear Sports Headphones:
With a unique design, JBL’s Reflect Aware lightning sports earphones are the perfect fit for any environment. Want to listen to music while working out without getting any disturbance from outside noise? Its adaptive noise control lets you control how much noise you want to let in through earbuds. Also its Ergonomic fit design keeps the earpieces in place whether you are running or working out. Earphones are easy to clean and water resistant. Eye catching and tangle free Reflected coating flat cables with a lightning connector, this EarPhone is surely a straightforward buy.
4. Audeze’s Sine lightning cable headphones:
Audeze’s Sine lightning cable headphones are designed by Designworks, a subsidiary group of BMW. With its built-in amplifier, DAC, DSP capable of 24-bit output, this Headphone also has a microphone you can use for a call. You can control your music playback with its Audeze iOS app that even allows you to choose from 10 preset equalizers. You can save different profiles with different settings. Aluminum frame with floating headband and foldable, this headphone, it’s hard not to fall in love with this HeadPhone.