The truly wireless earphone (TWS) segment has completely exploded in the past few months. Since the start of the year, we’ve seen plenty of new players join the fray with their aggressively priced truly wireless earbuds.
Although new products have been launched in different price ranges, the greatest amount of movement has likely been observed below the Rs 10,000 price range which has welcomed many new competitors. While these have improved the competition, they have also increased the confusion in the segment. But don’t worry, we’re here to help you with your decision to buy a new pair of truly wireless earbuds on a budget.
So without further ado, here is our list of the best TWS earbuds that can be bought at an affordable price.
Redmi Earbuds 2C
The Redmi Earbuds 2C are the most affordable pair of earbuds on the list. At Rs 1,299, these earphones are definitely for the masses. The compact pair of earbuds carries a plastic charging case that extends the battery life to 12 hours. TheyRedmi Earbuds 2C also offers touch controls and can switch between the preferred voice assistant to the user.
The earbuds offer pairing via Bluetooth 5.0 and can switch between mono and stereo as they can work independently of each other. Charging takes place via microUSB.
Mi True Wireless Earphones 2
Xiaomi’s Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 are a pair of TWS earphones that have been tuned for good audio quality. The earbuds use large 14.2mm drivers and feature dual microphone based noise cancellation. The earbuds last for five hours, and the case takes back up further. The earbuds come with all-touch-based playback controls, but there’s no control for the volume. Xiaomi only sells the Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 in a single white color variant for the price of Rs 2,999.
Jabra Elite 65T
From the house of the Danish audio giant, we have the Jabra Elite 65T in the list which despite its premium features is currently available on Amazon at a very aggressive price of Rs 4,999.
The Jabra Elite 65t features Bluetooth 5.0, five hours of battery life with support for another ten with the charging case, as well as IP56 sweat and dust resistance. Jabra’s earphones are also compatible with Google Assistant, Alexa and Siri.
These are the first pair of TWS earbuds to be launched by the company in India. The Buds support Warp Charge technology, which promises 10 hours of playback on just a short 10-minute charge. A full charge along with filling the charging case provides up to 30 hours of high quality music playback.
The earbuds feature three active microphones built into each bud to reduce ambient noise. They offer improved 13.4mm dynamic drivers and come with support for Bass Boost and Dolby Atmos. The OnePlus Buds are also equipped with an IPX4 water resistance rating to handle splashing water from any direction. The earphones are priced at Rs 4,990.
I live TWS Neo
Vivo’s TWS Neo are another affordable pair of TWS earbuds you can buy. At Rs 5,990, the earbuds offer 4.5 hours of battery life on a single charge and an additional 22.5 hours with the battery charging case.
The TWS Neo comes in two colors, Moonlight White, Starry Blue, and carries the promise of impressive sound quality through its 14.2mm driver. There’s also support for Dual-Beamforming microphone and AI noise cancellation. The earbuds also carry IP54 water resistance with them.
Here are the best TWS earbuds available on the market right now.
- Jabra Elite 65T is one of the best budget earbuds you can get right now.
- Redmi Earbuds 2C are also a good option.
- OnePlus Buds can also be purchased for less than Rs 5,000.