Guide: Which headphones should you choose

In-ear, on-ear or over-ear?

In this guide you’ll find help to choose the right SACKit headphones based on if you should choose one of our on-ear, over-ear, or in-ear models. We’ll explain the difference between in-ear, on-ear, or over-ear headphones, so you’ll know of the models’ pros and cons before making a choice.

You can also read our guide to choosing headphones for your workout here

In-ear Headphones

In-ear headphones, also known as earbuds, sits in the ear like earplugs. These headphones are easy to bring with you on the go since they take up very little space, are lightweight, and have a long battery life. All of SACKit’s in-ear models are True Wireless earbuds, meaning that you connect them to your device through Bluetooth. This also means that you are completely free from wires that get tangled. No wires – no worries!

In-ear headphones are perfect for working out because they’re very light, and therefore won’t bother you while moving. Furthermore, earbuds are good for general day-to-day use where you can keep them permanently in your bag due to the small size of the case.

See our selection of in-ear headphones here

On-ear Headphones

These headphones are medium-sized and has flat earpads that are designed to rest on the outside of your ear without covering your ear completely. With on-ear headphones from SACKit you get great and powerful sound without feeling isolated from the rest of the world. While the closed over-ear models keep all surrounding sound out, on-ear headphones let in a controlled amount of your surroundings, which can be useful if you’re using them in an urban setting because it lets you keep track of traffic and such.

Furthermore, the earpads size on our on-ear models prevents the headphones from getting too hot to wear them for working out. On-ear headphones are great for office use, commuting, or working out.

See our selection of on-ear headphones here

Over-ear Headphones

Over-ear headphones covers the ears, giving you great comfort and a rich soundscape. Since the headphones fully covers the ear, they keep out a lot of sound from your surroundings, even before Active Noise Cancellation is activated. This enables you to focus on your favorite music or podcast instead of the noise of your surroundings.

Over-ear headphones are ideal when you need immerse yourself and shut out your surroundings of your flight or in an open office environment.

See our selection of over-ear headphones here