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5 Best Wireless Bluetooth Headphones and Earbuds

As battery life, user experience, and value continue to vastly improve, here are three of the best Bluetooth headphone and earbud options offered in 2022.

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Wireless Bluetooth headphones and earbuds have evolved from their wired and bulky predecessors into wireless, compact electronic accessories suited for business and casual uses alike. There are many variations of wireless Bluetooth audiosets features and styles, which makes buying listening devices particularly challenging nowadays. We’ll be looking at a few of the best Bluetooth headphones and earbuds of 2022 offered by CDW partners and what they bring to the table.

Known for their noise cancellation, Bose has engineered the ability to adjust how much noise a user picks up outside of their listening experience. Whether a user is listening to music softly at work or commuting on a train, noise cancellation benefits everyone.

The aerodynamic, lightweight design is comfortable on the ears and ideal for extended listening sessions. With the voice pickup and built-in voice controls of the Bose 700, these Bluetooth headphones allow for easy phone calls and conversations, making them well-suited for office work.

Boasting 20 hours of built-in battery life and seamless touch controls, the Bose 700 headphones will last days without needing a secondary charge. For those who have a busy commute to work and a long day full of virtual meetings, the battery life is up to task.

Whether it be working out, listening to a podcast at the office or answering calls, the Bose 700 headphones will do the job.

Quick Tech Specs
  • Over-the-ear headphones with multiple microphones
  • Wired option
  • Certified for Microsoft Teams
  • One size fits all
  • Active noise cancelling

The Apple AirPods Max is the highest-end choice in Apple’s headphone lineup due to their size and durability. These comfortable headphones possess a canopy-like headband and collapsing arms, making them easy to transport from the office to wherever is next with the included Apple carrying case.

On the new iOS 16, these headphones will have spatial audio capabilities, allowing for a scan of a user's ear geometry to offer a more well-rounded listening experience. The mesh textile knitted fabric provides a soft grip on a user's ears, and the Digital Crown knob on the side of the headphones supports easy volume changing controls.

Apple’s “Hey Siri” voice assistant feature allows users to access anything they need easily on the internet without removing their listening device. AirPods Max users can now answer emails, make a conference call, or be present in a meeting room without touching their phone, all by saying “Hey Siri.”

Finally, Apple has also equipped their headphones with their brand-new active noise cancellation (ANC) technology. This feature comes with an external microphone that can pick up sound around the user, making it easier than ever to be able to focus on different things in the office space. If a coworker is approaching you, the AirPods Max will automatically dial down the sound for you.

Quick Tech Specs
  • Over-the-ear headphones with mic
  • Active noise cancelling for only iPad/iPhone/iPod/TV/Watch
  • One size fits all
  • Wireless

Created for the music industry using recording studio-grade equipment, the Shure AONIC 50 headphones provide studio-level quality with a long-lasting battery life.

Environment Mode allows users to toggle between noise cancellation and listening to the outside world. Whether it be sitting at a desk doing work or at an in-person meeting, Shure AONIC 50 users can hear everything around them using this capability. The wire-connection source comes in handy, too, making the headphones still functional if the battery is dead.

The AONIC 50 headphones fold flat for efficiency, great for working on-the-go. Bluetooth 5 connectivity allows for headphone coupling up to 30 feet away from the Bluetooth device, which can prove to be helpful if a charging port is far away from your desk in the office.

Shure also added the effective dynamic drivers on this list. The 50mm technology provides a very deep bass for music lovers with studio-quality sound tools for phone calls or group meetings. Their on-board controls make it easy to check battery life, go to the next track, answer calls and grant easy access to Alexa, Google’s voice assistant.

Quick Tech Specs
  • Headphones with mic
  • Active noise cancelling
  • USB-C charging chord
  • One size fits all
  • Wireless with a 3.5 mm headphone jack

Beats Fit Pro “Transparency” feature detects when there is movement around a user to properly adjust the volume and noise cancellation. This can help users in busy offices, gyms, or walking to lunch still be aware of what is around them.

The Fit Pro’s wingtip design and silicon tip options support a firm fit in the ears during any activity, offering users an array of comfortability in their ears and buds that will never fall out. Their 6 hours of listening time and another 21 hours of power held in the case battery give users a reliable pair of earbuds that do not need to be charged often.

Fit with three beamforming microphones on the sides of each earbud, these also supply great call quality for its users. Beats details these feed-forward microphones as compatible to cancel out wind issues and echo cancellation, making them a great fit for making important calls on the go. 

Quick Tech Specs
  • True wireless earbuds with mic
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • 12-hour battery
  • In-ear active noise canceling
  • For 10.2” iPad; 10.5” iPad Air; 10.9” iPad Air; iPhone 11, 12, and 13 and Android products
  • One size fits all

Compact design along with a charging case provides 24 hours of listening time with a full battery. Compatible with any Bluetooth 4.0+ device, these earbuds will work with almost any modern cellphone or computer. For any users that misplace the buds in the office or at home, Google can ping them with a noise so they can be relocated easily.

Beamforming microphones and wind-blocking mesh covers on the design make it easy to complete any calls or voice chats through the earbuds, and wireless charging makes for no need for a chord and a shorter time to power up the earbuds.

Like other devices on this list, the Pixel Buds are equipped with connectivity to Google Assistant through the touch of a button. Users can also schedule meetings, get a quick weather report or answer calls hands-free with voice commands.

The Pixel Buds A-Series also have a feature exclusive to their design, recently unveiled as a secret component, that benefits users who easily misplace things. The back of the case is equipped with a magnet and can attach to any other metal in the area. This allows users to hang their buds on a metal desk or a cabinet and not have to worry about them being in their computer bag or pocket.

Quick Tech Specs
  • In-ear noise isolation
  • True wireless earbuds with mic
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • One size fits all


While this list highlights some of 2022’s best Bluetooth headphone and earbud options, there are many other varieties available to fit your specific needs. CDW carries headphones and earbuds offered from all the best names in electronics.