Can you now get wireless headphones which sound as good as wired ones, and without any background noise at low levels ?
As far as the background noise levels go yes I think you can get some now that are very good at this. Wireless headphones will always be stuck at a lower quality level than wired ones though. This is even more true if the wired headphones are plugged into a good sourse and amplifier because squeezing that power and processing into the headphone's ear cups is not good, that space is needed for other things.
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The wireless functionality tends to degrade the sound a lot in headphones, so you're always compromising a fair bit for convenience. The 'wireless' element makes up a big chunk of the price tag too. But there are obviously wireless headphones that are superior to wired ones in some instances, but it's all cost related. For example, a £200 pair of good wireless headphones are more than likely to be better than wired ones, for eg, less than £50.
If you're set on having a wireless pair though, we do like the Philips M1BTs (reviewed here: http://www.whathifi.com/review/philips-m1bt) But ultimately, wired headphones offer far better sound in general.
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