For a few years, earphones were bundled with our smartphones. But nowadays, as a measure to cut cost, companies stopped providing them and so we have to buy them separately. Here are some of the best choices for buying a bluetooth earphones in India.
I know that you have come here to read this post because you are planning to buy one.
We are suggesting bluetooth earphones because of the fact that they are simply wire-free. LOL! We do hate wires.
Here are the best earphones in India that you can buy now.
The cheapest one in the market that offers decent performance is from Zebronics. The Zebronics Blue Bird offers satisfactory sound quality for the price. It is a sports Earbud Headphones which is sweat proof, suitable for running or hitting the gym.
The stereo headset has a built-in mic enabling you to handle phone calls. It supports HFP v1.6, HSP v1.2, A2DP v1.3, AVRCP v1.5, SPP v1.2 for a good audio experience. It works via the bluetooth v4.1 and so the connectivity is good with minimal losses(only if you go over 8-10 meters from your device).
The built-in 120mAh Rechargeable battery provides a playback time of 3-4 hours. Offering one year of warranty, this device is a good bet.
Price: Rs. 999 – 1100
The boAt earphone is a durable and low-power one that very compact and sturdy. It offers deep bass and noise cancellation functionality to improve the audio experience.
The earphone has a playback time of 5 hours and charging time of 2 hours. It supports bluetooth v4.1 and a connection range of 10 meters. The earphone is very light weighted as well, making it very portable.
Price: Rs. 1299
The IPX6 certified earphone is a completely waterproof. The well-constructed design ensures the headphones are shock and dust-proof as well.
The earphone, on my experience, pairs instantly as it is turned on. The CVC noise cancellation 6.0 technology that is incorporated in to it does a good job in eliminating the outside ambient sound.
The magnets in the earpods also turn out to be helpful when they are not in your ear. The 120mAh battery, 60mAh on each side, delivers a playback time of 6-8 hours.
It can be charged back in 1.5-2 hours.
Price: Rs.1999 (Silver and Black variants are available)
BoAt updated this model with a newer version, rockerz 250 proced at Rs. 2,999(was less during launch). Its currently unavailable, but it’s worth waiting if you are not in a hurry to make a purchase.
Tip: Wait for Amazon Sale that is coming up if you want the price to go down.
Philips MyJam FreshTones comes with 14.2mm speaker driver that can provide rich bass and powerful sound. The powerful magnets in the earphone enhance the bass performance for a better quality of audio output.
The headphone offers 4-5 hours of audio playback, enough for short travels. Considering the design of the earphones(as they are very less in number), it is a good buy for those who do not prefer buds.
It is equipped with Bluetooth 4.1 and offers a decent connectivity range. It also comes with a tangle free cable, although the cable part is less compared to a wired earphone.
Price: Rs. 2,109
This one has a unique design and offers a very premium feel to the user. It is a neckband headset, meaning it rests on your neck. The earpods of this also have magnets as well and so is easily hold-able in the neck.
If you plan to use the earphone for write a long period, then this is the correct choice. It gives you a whooping 8-10 hours of playback time. Samsung’s bluetooth earphones in India are good for their sound and build quality.
It features Dual-Mic Noise Reduction and Echo Cancellation to reduce the outside sound.
Price: Rs. 2,249
The Motorola SF520 Moto Surround is a wireless earphone that offers powerful HD sound with music-crisp highs, full lows, and clear mid-ranges. The wireless device offers 12 hours of Talktime on a single charge, which is pretty amazing considering the audio quality.
As the design says, the earphone is waterproof as well as sweatproof suitable for sport activities. The part of the earphone that rests on your neck contains the buttons to play or pause a track, or skip to the next one. There is also a multi-function button that can help you receive calls without having to lift your phone.
Finally, there is the Motorola Connect app that can display battery status notifications, and even find your lost earbuds on a map. The app is available for both Android and iOS devices.
Price: Rs. 2,880
This one sports a jaw dropping design that is good for daily usage and for sports activities. It is sweat-proof as well. The flat wires make it more compact to keep inside the bags.
Providing a 8-hour battery life, the device is perfect for casual usage. The audio quality is excellent, as expected from Skullcandy. It also includes noise cancellation and a good frequency range.
Price: Rs. 2,899
Jabra, as you might know, is one of the leading companies in the development of intelligent audio systems. And so the Jabra Halo Smart Wireless Headphones is no different. It provides a massive 17 hours of talk time making it truly on-the-go earphone among the list.
It comes with a Built-in Microphone to enable to handle calls and has an operating range of up to 10 meters. The headphone can also integrate with Siri and Google Now with just a button click.
Price: Rs. 3,199
All these offer the best of performance for their price range. If you happen to use any other ones that are recommendable, let us know as a comment below.