Wireless earphones have become highly common these days as smartphone manufacturers continue to get rid of the headphone jack. Neckband-style wireless earphones are quite popular in the country as they offer great build quality with reliable sound even at lower price points, especially compared to budget TWS earbuds. This type of earphone comes with a neckband that rests around your neck and is comfortable enough to wear while running, walking, and other types of activities. If you’ve been looking to buy a neckband-style earphone that costs less than Rs 2,000, then there are plenty of options available online. Let’s take a look at some of them that you may want to consider.
Best neckband style earphones under Rs 2,000
1. boAt Rockerz 255 Pro
boAt is an Indian brand and has been very successful in the audio space. The boAt Rockerz 255 Pro is the most popular neckband style earphone that’s currently available on Amazon India. It features a stylish design with ear hooks to make sure that the earbuds stay in your ear no matter what. These earphones offer up to 6 hours of continuous playback, voice call support, and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. They work with both Android and iOS devices while providing a range of up to 10 meters. These are also great for workouts, and get IPX5 water and sweat resistance rating. Going by the reviews, the sound quality offered by these earphones is also excellent, all thanks to the 10mm drivers.
2. OPPO ENCO M31
The Enco M31 wireless earphones are compatible with Android and iOS phones. With just 10 minutes of charge you get 180 minutes of music playback. The fully charged earphones will last you over 12 hours. It features AI-powered noise reduction that let you take calls without any disruption. The lightweight design of the Enco M31 makes it easy to wear and the liquid silicon finish offers comfort while listening to music. You get 9.2mm full range dynamic speakers that provide sound output with bass. The IPX5 rating means these are dust and water resistant. Oppo Enco M31 is priced at Rs 1,999 in the market.
3. Noise Tune Active
These earphones from Noise offer Bluetooth connectivity and features 10mm drivers for an enhanced music experience. You can get up to 10 hours of life on a single charge that takes 90 minutes. With the silicon wingtips over the earbuds, you can enjoy workout sessions without worrying about them falling off. With Bluetooth 5.0 standard, you get a range of up to 10 meters for voice calls as well. The IPX5 rating makes sure the sweat or water splash will not damage the earphones. It has inline buttons which can be used to control music, adjust volume, and more. The magnetic earbuds snap together when not in use. The Noise Tune Active earphones are available in India for Rs 1,299.
4. Boult Audio ProBass X1-WL
Next up, you have the ProBass X1-WL from Boult. These in-ear wireless earphones get oval-shaped earbuds with the nozzle angled at 60-degrees for comfort fit into the ear canal. This also makes sure the noise gets well isolated. It features in-line controls for music playback and pick voice calls on the go. It has micro-woofer drivers that deliver deep bass and clear sound output. With the IPX5 rating in tow, the ProBass X1 might be a lightweight but it gets the required durability to make it ideal for workout. It supports Bluetooth 5.0 for wireless connectivity with a wide range of devices. Boult ProBass X1-XL gets a price tag of Rs 999 in India.
5. pTron Tangent Evo
The last in the list is Tangent Evo from brand called pTron. These are in-ear wireless earphones that offer stereo sound and bass output. You get an in-line remote control that allows you to take calls and for music playback. It supports Bluetooth 5.0 for streaming with devices, gets an ergonomic flexible design with magnetic earbuds that features dual phone connectivity support. It has 10mm dynamic drivers that deliver on the sound front. With the built-in 160mAh battery, you get a playback support for up to 8 hours on a single charge, for which you get microUSB interface. pTron Tangent Evo is available for Rs 849 right now.
Other options to consider
Realme Buds Wireless
Boult Audio ProBass Curve