Well to be pedantic, as always, those headphones would be GPO, it was 1980 before they became BT.It did - but you also raised a good question; what does "what is it" mean. Very philosophical. And, anyway, no one reacted to my joke at British telecom's expenses...
Just thought I'd add.My main & first buds are Jabra 7 elite sport
My wife forgot hers (Noname) also and I think they are still working.Just thought I'd add.
My buds found there way into the washing machine! The first inkling I had of a problem was my phone trying to connect to them spontaneously...
... One No 11 cycle later ...
... They still basically work!
(Sound a bit tinny.... thought)
Which is nice.
They might be great for listening music but please do not use them for Microsoft Teams calls - Myself and my colleagues have had to ask many people to stop using them: it's embarrassing when you're trying to interview someone who's probably nervous enough already and further denting their confidence. I don't know about normal telephone calls or other video conferencing - the microphone quality is terrible - doesn't help it being on the side of your head as opposed to in front of your mouth an the 'AI' noise cancellation makes things worseBack to sound quality vs connectivity,
for the 'borg crowd (Apple)
I resisted the ubiquitous, overpriced, status-y airpods for
years. But got some as a gift this year, and was ready to hate.
I was wrong. They sound pretty good, for non- sealing pods.
If they fit your ears, (i.e. don't fall out) then they do a fair semblance
of flat response- with the obligatory bass boost, of course, because consumer product.
And the connectivity is excellent for 'borg products.
They say they work for others, but I haven't tried that yet.
listens for a living.