Review: Affordable Noise-Canceling Wireless Headphones

I prefer over ear headphones, so I really liked the E7 Active Noise-Canceling Wireless Headphones ($64.99) from Mixcder. The earcups and padded headband are comfortable. I could easily wear the headphones for extended periods.

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Speaking of extended periods, the battery life of these wireless headphones is a whopping 20 hours and they takes about two hours to charge. Or you can use the included 3.5mm cable to listen indefinitely. They have active noise cancelation, which is rare in this price range, and it works in wired or wireless mode. The microphone requires wireless (Bluetooth) mode however. The E7 is sold only in a black/silver combination, so I would like to see more color choices; but for this price, it's hard to beat.

Pros

  • Noise cancellation
  • Comfortable, over-ear design
  • Wired or wireless operation
  • Comes in nice carrying case

Cons

  • No color choices

Final Verdict

If you are looking for wireless headphones, the E7 headphones from Mixcder are an affordable way to get a lot of battery life and noise cancellation. 

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Todd Bernhard is a bestselling (6+ million downloads) award-winning (AARP, About.com, BestAppEver.com, Digital Hollywood, and Verizon) developer and founder of NoTie.NET, an app developer specializing in Talking Ringtone apps including AutoRingtone. And his profile photo is of the last known sighting of Mr. Bernhard wearing a tie, circa 2007!

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip or in his pocket, but over the years, Mr. Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62. In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.