Headphones and earphones have come a long way in the last few years. Headphones and earphones of today come with large drivers, sometimes dedicated ones for bass reproduction, water resistance, and support for Dolby Atmos, depending on how much you invest. Whether you choose to go wired or wireless is your choice entirely. Here’s a list of four budget earphones, wired and wireless.
JBL T205BT Pure Bass Wireless Metal Earbud Headphones with Mic
The JBL T205BT is a wireless neckband with support for Bluetooth. It employs 12.5mm drivers to ensure you can hear the audio clearly. The inbuilt battery that claims up to 6 hours of continuous music playback. The band that runs around the neck is designed to be tangle-free. The neckband also makes the device comfortable to wear.
Boult Audio ProBass Curve Neckband in-Ear Wireless Earphones with Latest Bluetooth 5.0
The Boult Audio ProBass Curve is a wireless neckband with support for Bluetooth 5.0, the latest version. Designed in the USA, it has inbuilt controls for music playback and call handling. Magnets on the drivers’ body ensure they snap together when brought closer for easier handling. The battery inside is good for up to 10 hours of continuous music playback.
boAt Rockerz 255 Sports Bluetooth Wireless Earphone with Immersive Stereo Sound and Hands Free Mic
The Boat Rockerz 255 is a wireless neckband with support for Bluetooth 4.1. Powered by a sophisticated Qualcomm CSR8635 chipset, it has native support for virtual assistants like Google Assistant and Apple Siri. The neckband is IPX5 rated for water resistance. With a 110mAh battery, the Boat Rockerz 255 is good for up to 6 hours of continuous music playback.
Sennheiser CX 180 Street II In-Ear Headphone
The Sennheiser CX 180 Street II is an option for those who don’t want a wireless pair. Featuring a traditional 3.5mm audio pin, the Sennheiser CX 180 Street II has a frequency response of 20Hz to 20,000Hz, which is a dynamic range for a pair of its price. With a minimum cable length of 1m, the Sennheiser CX 180 Street II weighs 4.54g.