Earphones: An Essential Accessory For All
Earphones are a type of gadget that connects with your digital devices (smartphone, tablets, PCs) and reproduces any sound played in them. They are accessories for your digital devices. An earphone typically consists of two earbuds which are pieces that go right into the ears (or rests on them if we are talking of headsets), cables (if its a wired earphone) and a jack that connects it to the device. Wireless earphones are connected to the devices with bluetooth.
You can listen to music or any sound, and take calls with earphones. They have in-built mics on them which allows you to take calls at the press of a button. Some earphones have a remote on them. This remote allows you to manage your music playback ok the go. You can accept/reject calls, increase/decrease the volume of music and speech and go back and forth the playlist. Follow this BP Guide to know more about earphones.
Why are Earphones Necessary?
Following are 3 reasons why you need earphones.
To Listen to Music without Disturbance
Music is something to be experienced and one can do that when there are no environmental disturbances. Earphones drown out all environmental noises and let you get immersed into the rhythm and beat of the music. Earphones with rich bass reproduces a thumping experience where even your body can feel the music. Earphones also let you enjoy music without causing disturbance. Nobody likes loud music unless it's a party floor. So, if you feel like listening to music while traveling via public transport, a pair of earphones will enable that without causing any disturbance.
To Attend to Phone Calls on the Go
You are riding pillion on a bike and you get a call that you have to take. It will be inconvenient to stop the bike on the side and take the call. On the other hand, there is a chance of the phone slipping out of your hand if you take the call while riding. This is the time earphones come in handy. A pair of wireless earphones or earbuds will allow you to take the call on the go. Your phone would be safe in your bag or pocket during the whole time.
For Better Quality Conversations Over Digital Devices
Earphones are your best friend when you want to have private conversations over digital devices (smartphones, tablets, PCs). Sometimes, you have to raise your voices while talking over these devices due to poor voice reproduction or one of you is soft spoken. Talking loudly and private conversations don’t go hand in hand. It is best to use earphones then. Earphones will reproduce crisp and clear voices irrespective of how softly you speak. Your private conversations will remain private.
Types of Earphones
The following are the 5 types of earphones.
Wired, in-ear earphones are the most common type of earphones. It consists of two earbuds connected to each other with a V-shaped cable. One end of the cable (opposite to the earbuds) has a jack which connects the earphone to the device. These earphones have multifunction remotes and mics on the cable for managing calls and/or music playback, summon voice assistants.
- No possibility of running out of charge
- Rich bass
- Gets tangled
- It is not workout-friendly
- Cables can get damaged easily
Neckbands are horseshoe shaped earphones. The semi-circle of the horseshoe rests around the neck. Short length cables extend from each end of the horseshoe, and the cables end in earbuds. There is a remote and mic on the semi-circle to manage calls, summon voice assistants and/or music playback. Neckbands connect with devices via bluetooth.
- It is wireless.
- You can use it while traveling.
- No tangling.
- There can be disturbances in the bluetooth connection.
- It needs charging.
- Difficult to store.
Earbuds are exactly what the name says- they are a pair of headphone earbuds and nothing else. There are no cables. They come with a charging box that serves as a storage box as well. The charging box has to be charged first, the earbuds are then placed in the box to charge them. Earbuds connect to devices via bluetooth. Some earbuds have multifunction remotes and mics on them for calls and music control.
- They are the most hassle-free earphones.
- They are discrete.
- They look sophisticated.
- They can get lost easily .
- They need charging.
- They are expensive.
Headphones are large in size and the earbuds cover the whole ear. The earbuds are attached to each other via a U-shaped piece that goes along the top of the head. This piece is adjustable to fit the shape of your head. Headphones can be both wireless and wired.
- It is compatible with a wide range of devices.
- Creates an immersive sound experience.
- Looks professional.
- They are cumbersome.
- It is difficult to use on the go.
- Difficult to carry about .
Headsets are headphones with a mic. They are mostly used by online gamers to converse with teammates while gaming. Headsets are used widely in professions that require remote conversations. The pros and cons of headsets are similar to that of headphones.
30 Best Earphone under Rs. 1000 in India: Listed Brand-Wise
Following is a list of 30 earphones from various brands.
1. Earphone with Extra Bass
This earphone is characterised by noise cancellation and enhanced bass powered by 10 mm drivers. It will give you an audio experience like never before with its thumping bass and premium audio quality. This stylish-looking in-ear earphone is wired and has a dynamic remote attached to the line. This remote lets you perform many functions at the click of a button.
You can activate voice assistant, play/pause music or adjust the volume, track songs forward and backward(2 clicks for forward, 3 clicks for backward), and accept and decline calls with the help of the in-line remote. The earphone is compatible with 3.5 mm jack devices. The price of this earphone is Rs. 999 and you can buy it from boat-lifestyle.com.
2. Noise Cancellation Earphone
This earphone offers passive noise cancellation, super clear bass, and hands-free communication, and has a polished metallic design. The super extra bass powered by 10 mm drivers provides very high-quality audio with crystal clear sonic sound and attenuation of ambient noise. The passive noise cancellation feature allows you to listen to music without interruption even in a noisy and chaotic environment. This feature also allows you to communicate on the go. You can activate the voice assistant with a mere click. It is compatible with 3.5 mm jack devices. You can buy this on boat-lifestyle.com for Rs. 999.
3. Lightweight Earphone
This sleek, lightweight and wired earphone is a must-have. It is characterised by super extra bass and immersive audio and will be loved by all music lovers. The audio is powered by 13 mm drivers that produce sounds of the highest quality with its pure music reproduction technique. Besides, it has a microphone with a voice assistant and a passive noise cancellation feature. The earphone is compatible with 3.5 mm jack devices and is available on the boat-online-store for Rs. 999.
4. BoAt Airdopes 121v2 True Wireless Earbuds
This pair of 5.0 bluetooth earbuds have an ergonomic design and fits snugly into the ear. It provides an immersive audio experience powered by its 8 mm drivers. It has a total playback of 14 hours and upto 3.5 hours of playback with a single charge. The earbuds have a mic and voice assistance for convenience. The carrying case has a LED indicator showing the charge percentage. This product comes in black colour and is available on Amazon for Rs. 1,199.
5. Sporty Looking Earphone
This red and black wired earphone has a sporty and futuristic appearance. It reproduces rich sound and bass powered by 10 mm drivers that lets you have an immersive music experience. The in-line allows you to manage calls and adjust volume on the go. The earbuds fit perfectly into the ear and don't get dislodged easily so you can workout while wearing them. The earphone is sweatproof which is an added advantage. It has a 3.5 mm jack and is compatible with a wide range of devices. You can buy this earphone from ptron.in for Rs. 750.
6. Black and Red Noise Cancellation Earphone
This black and red colour coded earphone reproduce crisp and clear music with its 10 mm speaker size and in-line microphone. The tangle-free wires make it easier to store and use. The in-line remote enables you to control the volume. The earbuds have a comfortable fit and reproduce stereo sound. The earphone is compatible with any device with a 3.5 mm port. Get it on ptron.in for Rs. 800.
7.Bluetooth Neckband with in-built Mic
This white neckband reproduces a rich sound experience powered by its 14.2 mm drivers. The in-line remote has multifunction buttons for managing calls and controlling music playback and volume. The neckband is compatible with a wide range of devices. It takes about 2 hours to charge and can continuously run for a maximum of 4 hours with a single charge. The bluetooth connectivity has a radius of 10 metres. You can get this neckband for Rs. 800 on ptron.in.
8. pTron Bassbuds Duo Bluetooth Truly
This set of wireless earbuds is powered by 13 mm drivers that produce an immersive audio experience with its rich bass and premium quality sound. Bluetooth 5.1 ensures a seamless wireless experience. The wireless has a 10 m range, a one-step pairing system, auto-reconnect and wide compatibility. You can enjoy extended playback time with the fast charging facility and 32 hours of continuous playback (with the case).
Each of the earbuds has touch control with an in-built HD mic, mono-stereo capability and voice assistant support. Overall, the earbuds are lightweight, fit snugly into the ear cavity, offer passive noise cancellation and are waterproof. The case has a Type- C charging port. You can buy this pair of earbuds from Amazon for Rs. 799.
9. Earphone with Call Function
This lightweight microphone is red and black in colour. It has a 1.2 metre cable length which is extremely convenient for the user. The cable is also strong and durable. It has an in-line microphone and remote control with call function. The 10 mm audio driver is capable of high quality audio reproduction that gives you a pure music experience. The earphone is compatible with 3.5 mm jack devices. The price of this product is Rs. 299 and you can buy it from zebronics.com.
10. Earphone with Deep Bass
This black coloured microphone has a stylish design. It produces deep bass and high quality audio thanks to its 14 mm driver. Besides, it has an in-line microphone and remote control for call function while travelling. It has a long cable (1.2 metres) which is strong and durable. This microphone can fit into devices with a 3.5 mm jack. You can buy it on Zebronics’ online store for Rs. 349.
11. Wireless Headset with Rechargeable Battery
This Bluetooth headset has dual pairing, voice assistant support, a call function and full charge indication. It comes with a detachable ear hook to secure the headset in the ear cavity. The in-built remote has a volume control. You can buy this headset from zebronics.com for Rs. 999.
12. Orange Coloured Earphone with Mic
This in-ear and wired earphone has premium bass powered by its 11.2 mm driver. The audio quality is superb and you can have a pure experience with this earphone. The other characteristics are tangle-free design and built-in cable organizer that keeps the cords tidy, magnetic earbuds for easy storage, 3-button remote with in-built mic and braided jacket that makes the earphone strong and durable. The earphone is bright orange in colour and is compatible with most android smartphones. You can buy this earphone on Amazon for Rs. 799.
13. Classic Earphone with Rich Bass
This earphone sports a classic black colour. The high-quality audio reproduction by this earphone is powered by rich bass and a 14.2 mm large audio driver. You will experience excellent sound, clear vocals and deeper bass with this earphone. The ergonomic, half-in-ear design of the earbuds ensures an immersive audio experience. The in-line HD microphone and the remote control allow you to manage calls and music with a single button. The built-in cable organizer prevents tangles. This earphone is compatible with most android smartphones and can be bought from Amazon for Rs. 699.
14. Earphones with Tangle-free Wires
This blue-coloured earphone has a fashionable design with magnetic earbuds for convenient storage. It has excellent bass performance and high-quality audio reproduction powered by its 11.2 mm dynamic driver. The HD microphone is situated close to your mouth so you to have clear, hands-free conversations on the go. The 90-degree angle jack enables a convenient fit with your device. This earphone is compatible with a wide variety of android devices. You can buy it on Amazon for Rs. 599.
15. Redmi Earphones Hi-Res Audio Certified
This blue coloured earphone is characterized by high resolution and dynamic bass. It has an aluminum sound chamber. The in-line remote has a multifunction remote and in-built mic. The remote allows you to manage calls on the go and the mic reproduces crystal clear vocals. The earphone has a 1.25 metre long Y-shaped cable and a reinforced 90 degree angle jack. It has a lightweight design and anti-earwax earbuds. You can get this earphone on Amazon for Rs. 999.
16. Water-Resistant Earphone
Ambrane's water-resistant earphone offer plenty of feature which include boosted bass, perfect in-ear fit design, clear music and conversations, long cord and smart controls. The high quality bass powered by 12 mm drivers allows you to have a pure music experience. The design lodges the ear buds snugly in the ear. The in-built microphone along with the in-line remote enables you to manage calls and songs. The long cord feature makes the earphone convenient for use. Besides, the cord has a tangle-free design. It is compatible with any device with a 3.5 mm jack. It is available on ambraneindia.com for Rs. 599.
17. Earphones with Quality Bass Audio
This earphone has thumping bass powered by 12 mm drivers, an in-built microphone and an in-line remote. The superior bass quality allows you to enjoy music like never before. The in-built microphone and the in-line remote allow you to have clear conversations and manage calls and playlists while on the move. The long and tangle-free cord is a convenient feature to have. The earphone is compatible with a wide range of devices having a 3.5 mm jack. You can buy it on ambraneindia.com for Rs. 449.
18. Earphone with In-line Volume Control
This futuristic looking earphone has thrilling bass that gives you a pure listening experience. The in-ear fit design lodges the ear buds snugly in your ear so that they don’t come out with your head movement. The in-line microphone is situated just next to the mouth which enables you to have clear, hands-free communication on the go.
The tangle-free cord is a convenient feature and saves you from the frustration and inconvenience of tangled wires. The in-line remote enables you to manage calls and playlists with a few clicks. You can buy this earphone from ambraneindia.com for Rs. 699. It is compatible with any device with a 3.5 mm jack.
19. Mivi DuoPods F40
This pair of earbuds provide pure auditory bliss with its 13 mm dynamic drivers. Its bass reproduction is unparallelled which allows you to have a thumping audio experience. These wireless earbuds have 50 hours of playtime at 70% volume. The two MEMS mic enable you to converse without disturbance. The carrying case has a Type-C port and a superfast charging feature. This product is available in light sea green colour. You can buy it on Flipkart for Rs. 1,199.
20. JBL Lightweight Wired in Ear Headphones
This blue coloured wired earphones reproduces a rich bass that gives you an immersive music experience. It has noise cancellation feature that makes your audio experience appealing by eliminating any external disturbance. It has a one button microphone that allows you manage calls on the go. The microphone has voice assistance for android devices. The 3.5 mm jack is L-shaped for convenience. The earbuds have an ergonomic design for a snug and comfortable fit. Get this wired earphones on Amazon for Rs. 999.
21. JBL Angled in-Ear with Signature Sound
This pair of black wired earphones reproduce JBL’s signature sound and bass. It has a lightweight and comfortable design which doesn’t get dislodged during medium-impact activities or feels uncomfortable to wear. The body of the earphone has a premium finish. It has an in-line remote with 1 button. The remote helps you manage your calls and summon voice assistants. The 3.5 mm gold-plated jack fits perfectly with any android device. You can get these earphones on Amazon for Rs. 799.
22. Boult Audio BassBuds Oak
This wired earphone has a classy finish. The earbuds are made from pure oak wood and the earphones have an overall premium look. The 10 mm drivers reproduce extra bass that lets you have an immersive audio experience. The in-line remote allows you to manage calls on the go and use voice assistants. This exquisitely designed earphone has a kevlar cable which not only look good but also increases the durability of the product. The L-shaped 3.5 mm jack is a convenient feature. The earphone fits snugly into the ear and is comfortable to wear. Get it on amazon.in for Rs. 499.
23. Philips in-Ear with Powerful Bass
This black wired earphone is powered by 10 mm drivers that reproduce clear sound and rich bass. It has a passive noise isolation feature which allows you to enjoy music without environmental disturbance. The in-line mic allows you to manage your calls at the mere press of a button. The earbuds fit perfectly into the ear cavity and they won’t be dislodged easily. The earphone comes with 3 extra earbuds. You can buy this earphone on amazon.in for Rs. 699.
24. OnePlus Nord Wired Earphones
This wired earphone is black in colour. It is powered by 9.2 dynamic drivers that reproduce pure bass for an immersive music experience. The in-line remote helps you to manage your calls on the go. The magnetic earbuds with an ergonomic design fits perfectly in the ear cavity. The earphone fits into any device with a 3.5 mm port. You can buy it from Amazon for Rs. 799.
25. Sony Wired in Ear Stereo
This cyan coloured wired earphone has a tangle- free wire. It has an in-like mic that allows you to manage calls and switch from music to calls at a press of a button. The sound reproduction is powered by 9 mm neodymium drivers that produce thumping bass and high-quality sound. The earphone has an ergonomic design and fits comfortably into your ear. The silicon earbuds ensure a snug fit. This earphone is available on Amazon for Rs. 890.
26. Sony MDR-ZX110 On-Ear Stereo Headpho
This black coloured headphone are powered by a 30 mm driver that produces a rich listening experience. It has a swivel folding design where you can fold the earbuds inward. It converts the headphone into a compact object that makes it easier to carry about and store. The headphone has a 1.2 m long durable cable that also happens to be tangle free. This inexpensive but high quality headphone is available on Amazon for Rs. 990
27. Sony MDR-EX155AP in-Ear Headphones with Mic
This wired earphone is black in colour and consists of a tangle-free and durable cable. Its sound reproduction is powered by its 9 mm driver which produces rich bass and premium-quality music. The in-line mic allows you to manage calls and playback on the go with the mere press of a button. It has a 3.5 mm L-shaped jack for convenience. Besides, the ergonomic design and soft earbuds ensure a snug fit. You can buy this earphone from amazon.in for Rs. 1,099.
28. Noise Sense Bluetooth Wireless in Ear Earphones
This black neckband has a superfast charging feature. A single charge affords 25 hours of total playtime. The sound is powered by 10 mm drivers which reproduce superior bass and crisp sound quality for an immersive audio experience. The product is lightweight and has a fine tip for a comfortable fit in the ear cavity. The in-line mic allows you to manage calls and playlists. The product is water resistant and hence will not get damaged on coming in contact with sweat. Get this neckband from Amazon for Rs. 799.
29. Amazon Basics Bluetooth 5.0 Truly Wireless
This pair of wireless earbuds provides both an immersive audio experience and convenience. It has noise cancellation feature that allows you to converse and enjoy music without any environmental disturbance. The earbuds last upto 5 hours with a single charge and has a playtime of 38 hours with the case. The case has a Type-C port which enables fast charging. You can play and pause music with a single touch and the in-built mic allows you to answer calls.
The 5.0 bluetooth connectivity provides instant pairing within 10 metre range. The earbuds are waterproof and sweat resistant. This product is black in colour and can be bought from amazon.in for Rs. 849.
30. Amazon Basics Bluetooth 5.0 Neckband
This bluetooth neckband produces sound reproduction that is of premium quality. You will have an immersive audio experience with it. It has a powerful playtime of 30 hours, and the 5.0 bluetooth connectivity provides instant pairing within a 10-metre range. The earbuds are magnetic and have an ergonomic design and soft silicone tips. These features ensure a lightweight, comfortable and snug fit. The neckband won’t get dislodged easily. It is a waterproof product which means sweating will cause no damage. This black coloured neckband is available on Amazon for Rs. 649.
Design And Comfort:
Make sure the headphones are comfortable in your ears. Most human ears are indistinguishable, and among all the weird devices, few fit you. For in-ears, choose a more modest ear tip size that fits well and doesn't slip off easily.