With headphone jacks disappearing from all Apple phones and many Android phones, listening to audio on the go often demands that you use wireless Bluetooth headphones. Although it’s possible to use wired headphones if you attach a headphone amp dongle, headphone makers tell me almost no one bothers—and that’s why they’re switching their headphones to Bluetooth as fast as they can. Bluetooth is more convenient because it’s wireless, but it also reduces sound quality. This prospect bothers serious listeners. But thanks to the technological advances being implemented on new products, going Bluetooth doesn’t necessarily mean sacrificing quality.
Playing the Standards