Sony's WH-1000XM2 may not be quite as comfortable as Bose's QuietComfort 35 II, but in some respects it's a superior headphone.
Beats has taken a very good wireless noise-canceling headphone and significantly increased its performance.
Better than the AirPods in some ways, the Bose SoundSport Free are among the best totally wireless headphones, although some small performance issues keep them from achieving a more exalted status.
The Pixel Buds are perfectly decent wireless headphones with a few extra tricks for Pixel phone users -- but don't expect a "Star Trek"-style universal translator.
The awkwardly large inline remote keeps the BackBeat Fit 300 from being an ideal running headphone, but there's still a lot to like about them.
The AfterShokz Trekz Air is a very likable sports headphone, particularly for people who want a secure fitting headphone that doesn't cover or prod their ears.
Existing QC35 owners don't need to upgrade, but the addition of a dedicated Google Assistant button gives the already excellent wireless noise-cancelling headphone an extra bit of personality.
JBL is also making headphones for kids, an updated E series headphones with active noise cancellation, a huge portable speaker and more.
The pricey around-the-neck WI-1000X wireless noise-cancelling headphone is set to take on Bose's QuietComfort 30.
Fitbit's first headphone is an in-ear Bluetooth sports model that's ready for fitness and the company's new Ionic smartwatch.
With its improved battery life, the slightly evolved Jabra Sport Elite Upgraded remains one of the stronger early entries in the totally wireless headphone arena.
Celebrity-backed Fiil has made its mark in China with a new line of premium headphones. Now they're coming to America.
JBL's next-gen wireless noise-cancelling headphone is a step up in design, comfort level and sound, but it faces stiff competition.
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.
Although they may not be quite as good as full-size offerings from Bose and Sony, the on-ear AKG N60NC are arguably the best compact wireless noise-canceling headphones.
Quibbles aside, V-Moda's Forza Metallo Wireless is a great sounding in-ear wireless headphone that makes for an excellent everyday and sports headphone.
New drivers, new cushions, more frequency response in wired mode and better battery life make V-Moda's next-gen Bluetooth headphone a winner.
Small drawbacks notwithstanding, the Plantronics BackBeat 500 Series raises the bar for entry-level on-ear wireless headphones.