Headphone features important to purchasing decision in the United States 2017

The statistic shows the features of headphones people in the United States consider to be the most important, when purchasing new headphones. 75 percent of respondents said that sound quality is the most important feature to them, when buying new headphones.

What are the most important features to you, when purchasing new headphones?*

Share of respondents
Sound quality75%
Noise canceling27%
Natural sound23%
Type of headphones23%
Powerful bass20%
Wireless data transmission14%
Don’t know3%
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Release date

April 2017


United States

Survey time period

March 9 - March 22, 2017

Number of respondents

828 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Use headphones more often than "never"

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Multiple answers were possible.

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