You have purchased your favorite smartphone and all set with the list of movies and music you’re going to enjoy on your handset. But when you sit down and start playing the first song and you realize the earphones came in the box doesn’t offer the quality you were hoping. A situation like this is common when they expect great quality out of the default earphones.
Well, it was so thoughtful of you, after unboxing a large number of smartphones, we have come to the conclusion that the earphones that comes in the retail unit always have a bad quality sound output. Of course, there’s always be an exception, in this case, there are some HTC flagships and a YU Yutopia, which saw good earphones packed inside their retail unit.
That’s why we have listed best earphones for your smartphone that you can grab quickly and enjoy the media on your device. Below is a list of top best earphones priced below Rs 2000 that are available in India.
Sennheiser CX 180
Sennheiser, a Germany-based audio equipment manufacturer, known for its high fidelity products including the likes of microphones, headphones, telephony accessories and several other products for consumers, professionals, and business applications. This CX 180 earphones from the company retailing in India is one of the incredible set of the offering. The brand claims that they are a fantastically designed piece of hardware, which is a treat for your sound sense. The inner ear headphone is meant to cancel out the ambient noise plaguing your hearing when you try to enjoy the music or a movie. The product comes with an ample 1.2m symmetric cord that allows you to move your head easily. At 5 grams it is extremely lightweight and durable product from the company. The CX 180 has elevated sensitivity of 16 ohms. Note that they don’t have the support of microphone, but are believed to have amazing acoustics.
Price: Rs 849
Audio Technica ATH-CKS55X
Audio Technica, a Japan-based manufacturer of professional-grade, wired and wireless microphones, headphones, and various other audio equipment. Many believe that it’s an American brand as it was launched in the United States in 1972 and after two years only the company launched its first headphones, AT-700 Series. These ATH Series earphones are company’s top of the line offering for audiophiles. Company touts that these in-ear headphones are designed with various features, which would allow its users to experience bass at unimaginably full and textured. Weigh as light as any earphones at 5 grams and one of the most durable product from the company; they lack microphone feature. There is a support of noise cancellation on these earphones; the brand teases that it can be experienced with playing any music, once you plug in the earphones, one will hardly get disturbed from outside noise.
Price: Rs 1,835
JBL, a California-based audio electronics company, in early days their primary products were only loudspeakers and couple electronics equipment, but they slowly started manufacturing headphones and microphones to expand their presence in audio industry. A seven decades old company has two independent divisions; one produces equipment for consumers while the other one takes care of professional equipment for the studio purposes. T-150 A are there latest offering in the country, which is touted to have a powerful pure bass, which gets better by every beat. Fortunately, it comes with a microphone that has a single button remote for answering calls. With a canalphone in-ear design, these headphones come in three pairs of latex-free silicone sleeves (S, M, L) so you can have a pure bass experience. The 3.5mm connector is gold plated, which allows high quality music reproductions.
Price: Rs 788
House of Marley Smile Jamaica
House of Marley, a product all the way from Jamaica, first introduced in January 2012 as the eco-friendly range of headphones at CES, Las Vegas. It is advertised by the son of legendary reggae singer, Bob Marley. These Smile Jamaica In-ear headphones are built using natural and recycled plastics, sporting noise-isolating earbuds, you will only hear the sound of these small earphones, but not the ambient noise. The FSC Certified wood rear housing and recyclable aluminum front housing makes them eco-friendly. With a tangle-free durable fabric, you can surely enjoy the aesthetics without worrying about the wear and tear. The 52-inch fabric cord is engineered to cut down on static for the much clear sound. The 3.5mm gold-plated connector is designed to fit with all the varieties of devices. The dynamic micro speaker sound reinforced with neodymium magnet. They’re packing a microphone in case you want to call someone while wearing them.
Price: Rs 999
Cowon System, a South Korean consumer electronics manufacturer, was the pioneer in MP3 players business when those equipment were in the trend. With the audio industry moving on with mobile accessories, the company jumped the bandwagon and produced high quality headphones for the smartphone users. Their iAUDIO portable media player was quite famous in the West region of the world. From 2011, Cowon’s LIAAIL division came into existence and started to focus on personal audio accessories such as earphones. The EK2 Series is among the latest products in the market; they deliver precise details of the instrumental and vocal sound throughout the spectrum from 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz. The air hole structure allows EK2 to offer a rich sense of space. With an adjusted bass sound for precise listening experience, the connector plug is gold-plated. There is a built-in high caliber microphone that is claimed to deliver great phone call quality. The 1.2m long flat cable joining the connector is quite durable when it comes to twisting and accidental stretching. What more, the long cable makes it convenient to put the device in pocket or bag, while still listening music.
Price: Rs 1,299
We are excited that you finally decided to get rid of the default earphones and get better earphones for much rich media experience on your smartphones. If you have any queries regarding these earphones, shoot them in the comments section below.