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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Bose SoundSport Wireless is the most comfortable, best overall in-ear Bluetooth sports headphone you can buy right now.
Look past their offbeat design and you'll find that Apple AirPods' compact size and high convenience factor are a winning combination.
The well-designed Jabra Elite 65t truly wireless earphones rival Apple's AirPods and are superior in some ways.
Beats has taken a good wireless noise-canceling headphone and significantly increased its performance.
Despite some small downsides, the Sony WF-SP700N is one of the better truly wireless headphones currently available.
The slickly designed BeatsX is an appealing neckband-style wireless headphone that offers a lot of the "magic" of Apple's AirPods in a more conventional, sports-friendly design.
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.
The Jaybird X3 is a significant improvement over the X2 and one of the top Bluetooth sports headphone currently available.
While it comes with a frustrating lack of polish, the Sony WF-1000X is one of the best-sounding totally wireless earphones currently available.
The BackBeat Pro 2 is an excellent full-size wireless noise-cancelling headphone that costs nearly half as much as comparable models from Bose, Sony or Sennheiser.
The PowerBeats3 Wireless is a decent step up over its predecessor, but it's no bargain in an increasingly crowded market for wireless sports headphones.
While it doesn't quite eclipse the less-expensive Bose, the Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless headphone is comfortable and feature packed, and performs very well.
So long as you don't expect the most powerful noise-canceling, the QuietControl 30 works really well as an everyday headphone. You can use it at the gym or for running.