These noise-canceling headphones and portable speakers will upgrade your work-from-home setup.

By Madeline Diamond
Updated April 02, 2020
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Whether you're trying to focus while working from home or want to bring the feeling of live music to your living room, both headphones and speakers can make the experience a bit easier, or at least more fun. We've rounded up some of the best noise-canceling headphones and speakers that will be sure to come in handy while you're stuck at home. Plus, all of these items are available at retailers like Target and Nordstrom, so you'll be able to easily order them online.

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Keep reading for our favorite headphones and speakers.

Sony Over-ear Wireless Noise-canceling Headphones

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Wear these wireless headphones all over your house while blocking outside noise, thanks to an impressive 30-hour battery life. Shoppers praise this set for its "superb" sound quality.

To buy: target.com, $280 (originally $350)

Bose Noise-canceling Over-ear Headphones

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These sleek Bose headphones are as stylish as can be. Plus, they boast 20 hours of battery life. You can also connect these headphones with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, allowing you to take calls and control other features.

To buy: target.com, $400

Beats Studio3 Wireless Over-ear Noise-canceling Headphones

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These wireless headphones have ultra-soft over-ear cushions, which make them comfortable for hours of wear. And while they provide excellent sound quality for music, one reviewer pointed out that they're also great for phone calls. "Extremely happy with these headphones! I use them to make and take phone calls when I work from home, and the speaker is great."

To buy: target.com, $350

Urbanears Rålis Portable Speaker

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This stylish cube-shaped speaker will bring stellar sound into your living room while doubling as a piece of decor. It has 20 hours of battery life, so you can take it all over your house.

To buy: nordstrom.com, $200

Marshall Action II Voice Bluetooth Speaker

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This speaker may have a vintage-inspired look with its leather and gold details, but it's just as high-tech as any modern Bluetooth speaker. You can connect it to Amazon Alexa voice controls for easy listening. It also has dials to adjust volume, bass, and treble.

To buy: nordstrom.com, $299

Sonos One Voice-controlled Wireless Smart Speaker

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For unparalleled sound quality, the Sonos One speaker is impressively powerful for its relatively compact size. Plus, voice controls make it easier than ever to play your favorite music.

To buy: target.com, $199

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