Splurge of the week: Beoplay H8i
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Wireless Bluetooth? Check. High-quality audio? Check. Premium design and noise cancelling? Check. Pricey? Triple check. The Beoplay H8i are premium headphones made to last, delivering flawless audio. If you want ’phones that cost more than some phones, aren’t street enough for brightly coloured Beats by Dre, and want one of the best aural experiences around without employing a your own personal sound engineer, you’re set with these.
Price: AED1,699, Bang & Olufsen stores.
Sennheiser HD 206
Always losing/sitting on your prized headphones? Stop splashing out on them then. Sennheiser has a reputation for making great-sounding gear regardless of price, and even the more affordable HD range has a reputation among audiophiles for being some of the best on the market. Well, the more wallet-friendly end of it. Accurate sound and clean bass balance paired with comfortable over-ear cans make these a winner that you won’t mind replacing.
Price: AED72.99, souq.com