Best Wired Headphones for Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Galaxy Note 9 is one of the best phones in the market if you're interested in wired audio. While the industry as a whole is gravitating to wireless audio, there are plenty of fantastic options available if you like plugging in your headphones. The Sony MDR-1AM2 (opens in new tab) stands out in this category for its incredible sound quality and comfortable fit.

Although Samsung doesn't use a Quad DAC arrangement like LG, the manufacturer has done a great job eliminating stereo crosstalk and enhancing the dynamic range on the Note 9. This translates to less distortion in everyday usage, which makes the Note 9 a great option for wired audio.

That also means that the Sony MDR-1AM2 (opens in new tab) is perfect for the Note 9. Sony has retained most of the elements that made the MDR-1A a fan favorite while adding improvements in key areas that allow the headphone to stand out.

Harish Jonnalagadda
Senior Editor - Asia

Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor overseeing Asia at Android Central. He leads the site's coverage of Chinese phone brands, contributing to reviews, features, and buying guides. He also writes about storage servers, audio products, and the semiconductor industry. Contact him on Twitter at @chunkynerd.