Top Ten Drawbacks of Wireless Headphones

I've been a wireless headphones user for a few weeks now, and they have their drawbacks. That's what this list is gonna tell you. If you didn't get that from the title, go to rehab instantly.
The Top Ten
1 Battery Usage

They're portable, but that comes at a cost: they need batteries to power them. I can't tell you how many times I was listening to music in class and couldn't charge my headphones, so they died. It happened fewer than 10 times, but it's still a drawback. That's why I use a pair of wired headphones as a backup.

You just need ones that have a long battery life. Mine run for 9 hours on a full charge.

2 Audio Issues

Since wireless headphones are, indeed, wireless, they have a less direct connection compared to wired headphones. This means that glitches in the audio are possible. For instance, sometimes at the beginning of a song or video, the audio may be scrambled for a few seconds.

I have Beats Studio Buds, and the audio sounded completely fine yesterday. However, today everything - and I mean everything - sounded as low quality as possible. The audio quality today was akin to watching TV while recording the audio with an iPad. It was horrible.

3 Unsynchronized Audio

It's similar to what I said about audio issues. The indirect connection can lead to audio problems, such as lag. Imagine watching something on YouTube, and the audio doesn't sync up with the video. It looks like the YouTuber is lip-syncing poorly.

4 Can't Be Kept in Your Pants Pocket

It's challenging to fit the entire neckband into your pocket. I haven't even tried because fear prevents me from doing so. You can hide them under your coat if you want to keep them away from teachers or other authorities who don't want you to have them out. However, they're more likely to get wet from rain when they're around your neck than in your pocket.

5 More Expensive Than Wired Headphones

They're newer and more advanced. Do I need to explain further?

6 Non-Instant Connection

With wired headphones, you simply plug in and listen. With wireless headphones, you need to turn on Bluetooth, turn on the headphones, connect to them, and then listen.

7 Harder to Find Used

They may not be from the year 20342, but what do you think people are more likely to get rid of and sell online for less than retail price: wired or wireless headphones?

8 Can Turn Off Without Pausing the Audio

This issue is related to both "battery usage" and "audio issues." When the battery dies, a glitch can occur that keeps the audio playing. This is another reason they're not suitable for watching sensitive content.

Batteries can die, and a glitch may occur that causes the audio to keep playing. This is why they're not suitable for watching sensitive content.

9 Fragile

Wired headphones are less likely to break when dropped.

10 Noisy When Turned On

How can you silence loud vibrations?

The Contenders
11 Can't Mute the Mic
12 Fear of Them Falling Out
13 Hard to Find Ones with Good Sound Quality
14 Having to Remember What Each Press Does
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