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The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7

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David Cornish
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Apple is set to change up the portable music scene with its new iPhone, dropping the familiar 3.5mm headphone hole in favour of Bluetooth cans and Lightning-powered cables.

From adaptors to new headphones, these are the best options for pumping out your tunes with Apple's latest iPhone.

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7

    Q Adapt in-ear headphones

    Libratone has a new set of noise-cancelling earphones that draw their power from the Lightning port of your iPhone - no battery or charging required, it's plug and go. There's also a four button remote for controlling your playback preferences. 

    Coming soon

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 1

    Q Adapt on-ear

    Another Libratone release is the Q Adapt - a neat set of wireless on-ear cans that you can control with precise taps to the outside of the headphones. It claims to have a 15 hour battery life and has an adjustable noise-cancelling function to help you cut out background noise. 

    Coming soon

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 2

    iTrip Clip

    Griffin's iTrip Clip will let you convert any wired 3.5mm headphones into a set of wireless cans, thanks to this Bluetooth adaptor. It's probably going to be cheaper than anything Apple makes as well...

    £19.99

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 3

    Skullcandy Grind

    • 12-hour battery life in a compact build
    • Durable metal headband construction
    • Impressive sound quality for under £100

    £69.99

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 4

    Lindy BNX-60

    • Impressive sound quality from a name you might not have heard of (this model has picked up a truck-load of awards)
    • Active noise cancellation that cuts down on background chatter
    • 15-hour battery life

    £89.99

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 5

    Sony XB650BT EXTRA BASS

    • Notice how Sony writes EXTRA BASS in capitals? We like to think it's an extra nod toward just how much low end they've managed to squeeze out of these cans with some fancy new tech
    • 30-hour play time
    • The ear cups swivel flat for ease of packing - or if you've got a funny-shaped head

    £100

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 6

    Samsung Gear IconX

    • Truly 'wireless' pod design, with case that doubles as charger
    • In-ear fitness tracker measures distance, speed, time, heart-rate and calories burned
    • Stores music directly in the buds with 4GB memory, meaning you can leave your phone at home

    £169

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 7

    Powerbeats2 by Beats

    • Sporty build that's sweat and water resistant 
    • Off out on a run but forgot to charge? 15 minutes will give you an hour of playback
    • Over-ear grips are adjustable, making for a snug, comfy fit

    £169.95

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 8

    VerveOnes+

    • Wireless in-ear design that's charged via an accompanying carry pod
    • Ear buds are a comfortable fit, and won't become dislodged while running. Should you drop one, there's a neat "Find me" function
    • Waterproof, so great for swimming (so long as you've got a waterproof smartphone)

    £229.95

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 9

    Bragi Dash

    • Wireless pod design, with three hour battery life and 4GB internal storage
    • Waterproof to one metre
    • Live audio feedback gives you updates on your heart rate, steps and activity duration

    €299 (£250)

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 10

    Parrot Zik 3

    • Easy-to-use touch controls - it'll even pause when it detects you've taken them off
    • Get a full 18-hour battery life from under two hours of charging
    • Impressive 5.1 sound output with a heap of tools to design your own sound

    £279.99

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 11

    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    • Active noise cancellation cancels out ambient noise cancellation (don't use it if you're on your bike though, seriously)
    • Comfortable over-ear design that can fold for sticking in your backpack
    • Impressively rich bass 

    £379.99

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 12

    Bose QuietComfort 35

    • 20-hour battery when wireless (40 hours if you cheat and use the wired connection)
    • Brilliant acoustic noise cancellation
    • Easy-to-use partner app lets you adjust the sound output to your own sweet spot

    £289.95

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 13

    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7

    • Touch controls situated on the outside of the can, so you don't have to faff about feeling for the right button
    • 20-hour battery life
    • Absurdly plush build, with cowhide leather and lambskin. They sound great as well, which you'd expect for the price

    £329

  • The best Bluetooth headphones and adaptors for the iPhone 7 14

    Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

    • 10-metre Bluetooth range - great for wandering around the house in 'the zone' until you trip over the cat because you didn't hear it
    • Comfortable on-ear design, with leather-padded cans that won't crush your lobes
    • The speakers use something called a diaphragm movement to pump out incredible detailed sound. All we know is they'll help you hear stuff you've never heard in your favourite album before

    £329.95