Best noise-cancelling headphones 2019 | TechRadar

The best noise-canceling headphones buying guide: Welcome to TechRadar’s round-up of the best noise-canceling headphones to buy in 2019.

The best noise-canceling headphones can help you slip into audio nirvana in all kinds of situations, whether you’re commuting and trying to escape the sound of traffic and sniffling fellow commuters, on a long-haul flight and need to drown out the sound of kids screaming or just want to get away from everything and get comfy with your favorite music at home.

Noise-canceling headphones are true wonders of the modern era because they can totally tune out any unwanted sounds, while simultaneously making your music sound even better than any old pair of in-ear earbuds (except for the fantastic Sony WF-1000XM3s, of course). 

If you’re yet to try a pair, we bet you’ll be truly blown away by just how well they can cancel out the outside world so you can focus on your favorite music, audiobook, podcast or anything else with zero distractions.

Plus, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday fast approaching, it’s a great time to start researching which pair of headphones you’re going to buy at a discount during the massive sales event. 

[Update: Bowers & Wilkins have launched two new noise-canceling headphones, the PX7 and the PX5 Wireless Headphones. The Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Wireless Headphones are an over-ear model, offering fantastic audio fidelity, while the Bowers & Wilkins PX5 Wireless On-Ear Headphones provide a compact on-ear solution for commuters. We’re impressed by both models so far, but stick around to see if they make it into the best noise-canceling headphones following our full reviews.]

What you need to know about Black Friday 2019
It’s no secret that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are some of the best times to find fantastic wireless headphone deals. Usually you’ll find that mid-range brands like Optoma and Jaybird get the biggest discounts at retailers like Amazon, but it’s worth bearing in mind that Bose, Sony, and Sennheiser have all recently released new noise-canceling models – and that means older models could be…