If you are looking for a basic pair of headphones that are comfortable for long hours of use, here are some of the best options available in the market. All these headphones are lightweight, have tangle free cables, use a 3.5 mm audio jack, with soft and comfortable ear cups that fit snugly. All these options offer a lot of value.
The boAt Bassheads 900 uses 40mm Neodymium drivers, and comes with a year long warranty. The earcups swivel and bend for comfort, and fold over to assume a compact form factor for stashing away while travelling. The headphone is made of lightweight material, weighing at just 150 grams making it comfortable to wear for long durations of time. The ear cups are not too large, and fit snugly around the ear, and suppresses external noises. The cable has an in line microphone for voice conversations. This is a no nonsense, value offering.
The Sony MDR-ZX110A features 30 mm neodymium drivers, and comes with a one year warranty. The headphones support a wide frequency range, 12Hz to 22KHz, which is beyond what most humans can hear, and that means awesome audio quality. Do note that there is no inline microphone in this model. The earcups swivel and fold for easy transport. The headband is self adjusting, which combined with the soft cushions on the earcups give a snug fit comfortable enough for long hours. The headphones are lightweight too, weighing just 135 grams.
These headphones are specifically designed for electronic music, and are bass heavy from the get go. The enhanced bass is achieved through proprietary technology that involves several physical modifications in the channels that deliver the sound to the ears. The headphones use 30 mm drivers and come with a year long warranty. The earpads are cushioned, and circle around the ear providing noise isolation as well as a comfortable fit suitable for long hours of listening. These earpads reduce the amount of stress on the ears. There is no microphone on the device. The headphones have a sleek metallic finish, and come in many loud colour options.
These headphones have a cyberpunk design with lime green highlights around a black body. They feature 36mm drivers, and come with a year long warranty. Note that there is no microphone on this device. The headphones are made up of lightweight materials, and are comfortable to wear as well. At 100 grams this is one of the lightest headphones in the category, and there is no compromise on quality or strength of the materials. The cable leads up to only one of the earcups, which makes sure that they do not tangle up. The earcups fold and swivel for easy storage and transport.