As our original review confirms, the iPad mini is awesome for several reasons. Now you need a pair of super cool headphones to go with it! Here are the best iPad mini 5 headphones available — wired and wireless. Looking for something smaller? Check out our list of the best true wireless earbuds of the year.
A low-cost knockout
You don't have to spend a lot of cash to get one of the best iPad mini 5 headphones on the market. The foldable on-ear Urbanears Plattan 2 provide over 30 hours of enjoyment between charges, are comfortable, stylish, and available in various colors. With ZoundPlug, you can plug another pair of headphones into the Plattan and instantly share music.
Long battery life
Here's one of the best noise-canceling wireless headphones on the market. Available in silver, space gray, and carbon, the impressive PX7 offers 30 hours between charges with a slick app for customization.
Comfy and affordable
Fall in love with your iPad mini's headphone jack with a little help from a pair of fresh VOGEK Headphones. These padded headphones have an in-line microphone and a 1.5 meter-long cable. They come in blue, black, gray, and white color options.
Ready to rock
Add a bumpin' soundtrack to your iPad mini (2019), pop on your OneOdio Headphones, and stark rockin' and rollin'! These comfortable headphones can swivel and adjust to perfectly fit your ear, while an adjustable headband makes the fit even more precise. You can pick up a pair in black, red, and silver color options.
First introduced in late 2020, the AirPods Max is a luxury choice for anyone who wants to stay in the Apple family. Available in five luscious colors, this Hi-Fi wonder provides 20 hours of music between charges and feature active noise cancellation, a transparency mode, and much more.
Popular and reliable
You can't go wrong with a classic like Panasonic, which is why we included the Panasonic over-the-ear sports headphones on our list! These incredibly popular and highly rated headphones are super comfortable and designed to fit and cup your entire ear. They also come with an extra-long 6.5-foot audio cord.
Affordable and adorable
Portable? Check. Colorful? Check. Convenient? Check! The AILIHEN upgraded headphones are some super reliable, super awesome headphones. They have a 47-inch cord and come in blue, green, purple, and pink color options.
Stylish meets functional
While a headphone jack is great and all, sometimes wireless is a terrific option to consider, too. The COWIN wireless headphones are noise canceling and designed with 90-degree, swiveling ear cups that can be adjusted accordingly. You get a whopping 30 hours of playtime per charge on these bad boys. You can pick from black, white, purple, red, and blue color options.
Sleek and dependable
When you want style, luxury, and great sound, look no further than New York-based Master & Dynamic. The perfectly balanced MW65 comes in various colors and offers 24-hour battery life. They're ultra-lightweight so that you can wear them for hours at a time.
Best iPad mini 5 headphones
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Whether you're on the hunt for a pair of heavy-duty headphones or want something wireless and simple, there are plenty of different options on this list for you and your iPad mini. We love the look, feel, and sound of the OneOdio Headphones, but everyone is different!
If comfort is your most important concern, you should check out the Bowers & Wilkins PX7, which looks nice and offers long battery life. Our favorite pick, the Urbanears Plattan 2, includes over 30 hours of entertainment between charges and comes in a wide selection of colors — look online for the one that matches your personality the best!
No matter what you end up deciding on, we hope this list helps. Good luck, and happy shopping!
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Bryan M. Wolfe has written about technology for over a decade on various websites, including TechRadar, AppAdvice, and many more. Before this, he worked in the technology field across different industries, including healthcare and education. He’s currently iMore’s lead on all things Mac and macOS, although he also loves covering iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Bryan enjoys watching his favorite sports teams, traveling, and driving around his teenage daughter to her latest stage show, audition, or school event in his spare time. He also keeps busy walking his black and white cocker spaniel, Izzy, and trying new coffees and liquid grapes.