Earbud is a tiny version of headphone, worn inside the ear. It’s main purpose is to concentrate a quiet and private sound in the listener’s ear . Here, We’re taking a look of Top 5 True Wireless Earbuds to help you to select a suitable one for yourself.
WHY TRUE WIRELESS EARBUDS?
In our modern, digital age, there’s one thing that is truly frustrating: wires. Earphone wires can get easily tangled and keep you tethered to your device. And as technology advances, wired headphones are becoming incompatible with more and more devices.
Many people are trying to put an end to cable clutter and are opting for true wireless earbuds, And it makes total sense.
It doesn’t offer only wireless convenience, they also offer various other things. Other functionalities offered by these true wireless earbuds are :
* high-grade sound
* stylish design
* multi-point connectivity
* effective noise isolation
* strong battery life.
|OPPO ENCO W31||Rs. 3990||Amazon||Flipkart*|
|Noise Shots X5 Pro||Rs. 4990||Amazon||Flipkart|
|Xiaomi Mi True Wireless Earphones 2||Rs. 4999||Amazon||Flipkart|
|Realme Buds Air||Rs. 3990||Amazon||Flipkart|
|Skullcandy Sesh||Rs. 4190||Amazon||Flipkart|
NOTE : * – not avaliable
OPPO ENCO W31
Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.0 | Controls: Touch controls | Drivers: 7mm dynamic | Mic: Yes | Battery life: Up to 3.5 hours | Charging: Type-C charging port, quick charge
After Oppo Enco Free, one the best TWS under Rs 10,000, this is Oppo’s second TWS in India. These are the ones in which, Everything is made with details having latest design and sound quality.
It’s a perfect delight for those who are looking at TWS for long audio calls/meetings with absolute clarity.
These earbuds are neck to neck with Realme’s Buds Air having almost a similar price. Well, W31’s noise cancellation is quite amazing indeed and has been highly appreciated.
Here along with balanced mode, you also get a dedicated bass mode. Double-tap and triple tap functions is provided for controls. The earbuds last up to three hours on a single charge and with the case you get battery life up to 11 hours.
- Stunning design
- Clear and detailed sound output
- Value for money
- IP54 rating
- Good audio experience
- IP54 rating
× No fast charge
× Fit and finish
Noise Shots X5 Pro
Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0, Qualcomm Chipset | Controls: Touch | Driver: 6mm | Mic: Yes, ENC (Environment Noise Cancellation) | Battery: Up to 8 hours | Charging: Type-C and USB (output)
The USP of these earbuds is its battery life. Each unit can last for up to 3-4 hours that means it offer up to 8 hours of battery on a single charge . Whilst the case has the biggest yet 2200mah battery which lasts upto 150 hours. You can use the case as an emergency power bank as it can charge the earbuds for 10 more times.
The TWS harnesses Bluetooth 5.0 offering a wireless range up to 10 meters. A Qualcomm chipset featuring AptX + AAC Hi-Fi audio technology is used. This ensures the TWS gets a better range for enhanced connectivity features and stability, a more stable connection, and better battery life.
It is available in four colour options with 1 year of warranty.
- Long-lasting battery
- Good audio quality
- IPX7 water resistance
- Battery life
- Qualcomm Chipset
× Case too big and heavy
× Long Charging Time
Xiaomi Mi True Wireless Earphones 2
Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0 | Controls: Touch | Driver: 14.2mm Dynamic | Mic: Dual mic | Battery: Up to 4 hours | Charging: Type-C
Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 is the best pair of truly wireless earbuds, ergonomically it is designed for those who prioritise convenience over everything else.
The buds are fitted with large and powerful 14.2 mm dynamic driver for offering good sound. There’s also support for LHDC (Low latency, high definition audio codec) hi-res codec for HD audio streaming. It features low latency, so can be used for gaming. There’s Bluetooth 5.0 for a fast and lag-free connection.
It comes with dual microphones, for offering crystal clear call quality. the secondary mic is here used as environmental noise cancellation /suppression which is triggered when you get a call, to give you a good calling experience even in the place with loud background noise.
A single fully charged session lasts over three-four hours. The case also supports fast charging, which only takes about an hour to go from empty to full and lasts up to 14 hours.
- Sound quality
- Battery, fast charging
- Extremely light
- Good Build quality
- Good Audio
× Touch controls could have been better
× Polarising design
× Fit not for everyone
× Noise cancellation
Realme Buds Air
Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0, R1 Chipset | Controls: Touch | Driver: 12mm Bass | Mic: Dual mic, ENC (Environment Noise Cancellation) | Battery: : Up to 3 hours | Charging: Type-C, Qi wireless charging
The Realme Buds Air is the clone of the Apple AirPods, coming at a very affordable price. Although it cannot compete in music, music is good enough considering the price segment they fall in. It fits properly and never slips out of the ears.
It comes with a tiny case featuring a 12 mm Dynamic bass boost drivers to offer good music. It also has Dual Mic Noise suppression and noise cancellation for calls. We can change tracks,control volume, receive or end calls, or activate voice assistants using different touch and tap gestures. These buds also feature low-latency mode dedicated for gaming, which offers a theoretical latency of just 120ms.
Buds offer 3 hours battery life on a single charge and up to 14 hours of music playback with charging case.
- Low latency gaming mode
- Good call quality
- Good design
- USB Type-C and Qi wireless charging
- Quick and stable connectivity
- Strong bass
× Dull soundstge, not very detailed
× Touch controls not always responsive
× Average battery life
× Fit not meant for everyone
× Poor noise cancellation
Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0 | Controls: Button | Driver: 6mm Bass | Mic: Yes | Battery: Up to 3 hours | Charging: Micro-USB
The Skullcandy Sesh TWS comes with in-ear design, giving you a comfortable fit. Just like the other TWS earbuds, they come with a case which doubles up as a battery.
This product comes with a compromise on the battery front claiming to last upto 3 hours but its music is good.
It comes with a physical button located on the outer surface of the buds that will play/pause the media on a single click, and to manage the volume, you will have to double click, and triple-click will trigger the Google Assistant/Siri (depending on the phone). Along with performing a good job for hands-free calling, the sound signature is decent and the bass is good.
With this pair of TWS, there is a noticeable Bluetooth latency
- Good music
- Good – build quality
- Comfortable fit
× Battery life
OnePlus Buds :
The company’s first true wireless earphones have been launched on July 21st, after month of rumours alongside the highly-anticipated OnePlus Nord smartphone. The company will look to take on rapid and immense growth into a new wireless audio category that has been seeing numerous launches in the past few months. All the specifications and availability details haven’t been revealed yet, but the new true wireless earphones are expected to be made available through OnePlus’ regular retail channels.
OnePlus Buds is priced at Rs. 4,990
The new true wireless earphones are available in three colours variants–white, grey and white.
The earphones and case together claim to provide up to 30 hours of music playback.
From 10 minutes of instant charging, OnePlus Buds promises 10 hours of battery on warp charge.