Noise Cancelling Headphones

Noise-cancelling headphones are great for actively blocking out ambient sounds in many different situations. You can use them to aid sleep and concentration, provide distraction-free audio while travelling or enhance meditation. Let London Drugs help you choose the perfect noise-cancelling headphones for you!

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  • Sony Bluetooth In-Ear Noise Cancelling Sports Headphones Quick View

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    Sony Bluetooth In-Ear Noise Cancelling Sports Headphones

    • $199.97

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  • Pioneer Rayz Lightning Earbuds - Black - SELTC3RKXZC Quick View

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    Pioneer Rayz Lightning Earbuds - Black - SELTC3RKXZC

    • $99.99

    • Reg. $129.99

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  • JVC Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling On-Ear Headphones - Black - HAS80BN Quick View

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    JVC Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling On-Ear Headphones - Black - HAS80BN

    • $149.99

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  • Sony Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones - Black - WHCH700NB Quick View

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    Sony Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones - Black - WHCH700NB

    • $229.97

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  • JBL Live 650BTNC Wireless Over-Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones - JBLLIVE650BTNC Quick View

    JBL Live 650BTNC Wireless Over-Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones - JBLLIVE650BTNC

    • $299.99

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  • Sony Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling True Wireless Earbuds Quick View

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    Sony Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling True Wireless Earbuds

    • $279.99

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  • Sony Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling Hi-Res Headphones Quick View

    Sony Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling Hi-Res Headphones

    • $449.97

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  • Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC Bluetooth Wireless Headphone - Black Quick View

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    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC Bluetooth Wireless Headphone - Black

    • $229.99

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  • Plantronics Backbeat Go 810 Wireless Headphones - Black Quick View

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    Plantronics Backbeat Go 810 Wireless Headphones - Black

    • $199.99

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  • JVC Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling Headphones - Black - HAS90BN Quick View

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    JVC Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling Headphones - Black - HAS90BN

    • $199.99

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  • JVC Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling On-Ear Headphones - HAS65BN Quick View

    JVC Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling On-Ear Headphones - HAS65BN

    • $129.99

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  • Sony ZX Noise Cancelling Headphones - Black - MDRZX110NC Quick View

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    Sony ZX Noise Cancelling Headphones - Black - MDRZX110NC

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Noise-Cancelling Headphones vs. Noise-Isolating Headphones

Two types of headphones help you reduce or eliminate noise while in use: noise-cancelling headphones and noise-isolating headphones. Noise-cancelling headphones use a technology called active noise control or digital signal processing that eliminates sound waves, thus blocking noise from penetrating the headphones. Additionally, many noise-cancelling headphones rely on soundproofing, which blocks pitches of noise that the other technology may not.

By comparison, noise-isolating headphones use physical barriers to prevent the penetration of sound. This type of headphone relies on the seal between the headphones or earbuds and the ear. Although they can reduce or muffle many noises, some sounds may still bleed through.

Types of Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Noise-cancelling headphones are available in several different fits, including over-the-ear, on-ear models and earbuds, each with their own advantages.

  • Earbuds: Earbuds are easy to store and travel with and can be a great fit when you’re running or exercising. Noise-cancelling earbuds can cancel many sounds, depending on how closely they fit within the ear canal and whether sound can bypass them if additional room surrounds the earbuds.
  • On-ear Headphones: A comfortable headphone, this fit blocks as much noise as possible but still carries the risk of letting some sounds through if they don’t cover the entire ear.
  • Over-ear Headphones: Over-ear headphones, which are bulkier than other options, block a maximum amount of noise. In conjunction with noise-cancelling technology, they form a physical block around the ear without leaving any space for sound to penetrate.

Choosing Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Consider the purpose of the noise-cancelling headphones, whether you’ll be travelling with them, and what price point is most in line with your budget. Shop London Drugs’ selection of headphones in-store or online today to find the right fit for you.