While they don't quite take the crown for best-in-class sound quality, the AirPods Pro are great true wireless headphones that exceed the standard AirPods in nearly every way.
While not quite as good as the AirPods Pro in some areas, the Jabra Elite Pro offer better sound and battery life at a lower price.
With its more comfortable fit and improved performance, the Sony WH-1000XM3 becomes the noise-canceling headphone to beat.
The Sony WH-XB900N Extra Bass is a solid noise-canceling headphone, but it doesn't quite hit the same heights as its industry-leading step-up sibling.
Featuring top-notch call quality and loaded with features, the Anker Soundcore Liberty Air 2 is an excellent value alternative to the AirPods Pro.
Despite some small drawbacks, the Sony WF-1000XM3 is among the best true wireless headphones of 2019.
Sennheiser's HD 4.50 BTNC Wireless gets you most of what you want in a premium wireless noise-canceling headphone but costs significantly less.
The new AirPods are an incremental upgrade to an already excellent, fully wireless headphone, but sound quality, design and fit are basically the same.
The Jabra Active Elite 65t truly wireless earphones are the best alternative to Apple's AirPods, but the stepdown non-Elite model will save you a bit of cash.
While not a quantum leap forward over the QC35 IIs, the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 offers slightly better noise canceling, sound and call quality.
The Echo Buds are likable earbuds with always-on Alexa and solid Bose-powered noise reduction -- just consider waiting until they're on sale before buying them.
If you can overlook the jumbo charging case and high price, the Powerbeats Pro true wireless headphones are superior to the AirPods in a few key ways.
Beats has taken a good wireless noise-canceling headphone and significantly increased its performance.
Existing QC35 owners don't need to upgrade, but the addition of a dedicated Google Assistant button gives the already excellent wireless noise-canceling headphone an extra bit of personality.
Beats has taken the same headphone that so many people know and love and improved its battery life dramatically, but the price is still too high.
Although their sound quality doesn't wow, the Galaxy Buds are certainly worth considering if you're a Samsung Galaxy or Android phone owner.
Although Bose's SoundSport Free may not be perfect, thanks to some software upgrades and a price drop, it's become one of the best -- and best sounding -- totally wireless earphones.
While I have some small reservation about their fit, the Klipsch T5 True Wireless are worth checking out if you're considering a set a premium set of true wireless headphones.