Best wired earphones you can buy under Rs 1,000

Highlights
  • These earphones work with smartphones and feature phones that still support the 3.5mm audio jack
  • The earphones don’t fall off the ears while moving, which makes them durable
  • Wired earphones also let you make voice calls and control volume for music playback

Wireless earbuds are the growing trend these days but the market for wired earphones is still pretty huge considering there are still many phones with 3.5mm headphone jack launching these days. Traditional earphones have been reliable for performance and allow you to take calls on the go thanks to the built-in microphone. More importantly, unlike the wireless earbuds, you don’t have to worry about losing the earphone buds while moving with these wired earphones. And you can get the best value earphones for less than Rs 1,000. Here are the best earphones under Rs 1,000 that you can buy in India.

1. Ant Audio W56

Ant Audio W56 wired earphones come with high-quality dynamic drivers that offer bass sound output. The earbuds feature aluminium alloy housing which is made to be corrosion-resistant and more durable to withstand wear and tear. The cord has an oxygen-free copper wire which makes it long-lasting. The earphone has in-line buttons to take phone calls or control music with a single touch. It supports HiFi stereo music quality and lightweight materials offer comfortable wear. The Ant Audio W56 earphones are priced at Rs 599 in India.

2. boAt Bassheads 242

Boat Bassheads 242 earphones are built using PVC cable which makes it durable as well as tangle-free. It works with all phones that support 3.5mm audio jack. The buds come with IPX4 water and sweat resistance rating. Because of this, you can use them for running or other fitness activities. It has 10mm drivers and features in-line controls for phone calls and music playback. BoAt Bassheads 242 is available in India for Rs 549.

3. Redmi Earphone

Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi offers its budget wired earphone that comes with built-in microphone that offers hands-free calling. The earphones feature aluminium alloy sound chamber with 10mm dynamic drivers that produce strong bass and treble output. The design engineering of the earbuds offer ergonomic fit in the ear for long time comfort and prevents any noise leak while listening to music or watching movies. The length of the cable is long enough to work without you having to stay in close distance with the connected device. The 3.5mm connector works with most smartphones that come with headphone jack. Redmi earphone is priced at Rs 399 in the market.

4. JBL C50HI

JBL is a popular name in the audio arena and for budget buyers you hardly can ask for more than the C50HI. These produce the signature sound quality that JBL is known for, along with high and clean bass. The company has made sure the buds tightly fit in the air that offers clean sound performance. The built-in microphone is there to help you with taking voice calls on the go. And you also get one-touch control to activate Google Assistant or Siri from the smartphone. The overall dimension of the earphones makes it lightweight and with additional three tip sizes in the box, it can fit anyone. JBL C50HI will cost you Rs 499 in India.

5. Realme Buds 2

Customer's favourite

Realme Buds 2 wired earphones feature 11.2mm bass boost driver which offers deep and powerful sound output. The design of the earphones includes braided jacket wrapped over TPU cable for extra durability and long usage. It comes with built-in magnet that smartly attaches both the buds together to avoid tangling with each other. The earphones have in-line remote features via three physical buttons that can be used to pick calls and control music playback. Realme Buds 2 is available in India for Rs 599.

Other options to consider

boAt BassHeads 100

Boult Audio BassBuds X1

Blaupunkt EM10

realme Buds Classic

Mivi Rock and Roll E5

pTron Pride Lite HBE