On-ear headphones are designed to fit directly onto the ear in order to give a highly focused listening experience. With a variety of models for different kinds of listeners, there are headphones for professional sound engineers and everyday commuters. These headphones are available from a range of different brands, including Beats by Dr. Dre, Sennheiser and Bose.
Beats by Dr. Dre
One of the most popular headphone brands in recent years, Beats by Dr. Dre has changed the market with its stylish designs and studio quality audio.
Beats Solo3 on ear headphones are created for everyday use. These headphones have been engineered to output high quality Beats audio for a rich dynamic range, meaning that you feel the deep rumbling bass and hear every minute detail.
With a five minute Fast Fuel charge giving three hours of playback time, Beats Solo3 have up to 40 hours of battery life, making them perfect for using on the go. The Bluetooth function gets rid of annoying wires and lets you listen to your music tangle-free. Designed to be compact, Beats Solo3 fold up, making them easy to carry and store.
Sennheiser On-Ear Headphones
Designed for DJ monitoring, Sennheiser HD25 headphones are lightweight yet durable. The headphones work well in loud environments such as sound studios and nightclubs. This is due to their extremely high sound pressure levels of 120dB, making them the perfect headphones to use when producing or DJing.
The rotating ear pads allow for single-ear listening, allowing you to check that everything is ok outside of the headphones - a must-have feature for DJs.
Lightweight and comfortable in design, Sennheiser on the ear headphones can be used for extended periods of time without any discomfort.
Bose On-Ear Headphones
With two different models, each compatible with either Apple or Android and Samsung phones, Bose SoundTrue headphones are great for everyday use. Delivering a high quality audio output, they are lightweight, durable and comfortable.
The in-line remote allows you to skip tracks, change the volume and take phone calls on the go. The foldable earcups allow for one ear listening and the length of the headband is adjustable to make for a more comfortable fit.
The mint colour of Bose on ear headphones adds a touch of style, making them a great accessory to your outfit. The soft cushioned earpads and headband means that you can listen to your favourite songs all day in comfort.