Top 8 True Wireless Earbuds Under Rs 5,000 With Bluetooth 5.0 You Can Buy In 2020!
The demand for true wireless earphones has seen exponential growth in the past few years and the demand is expected to continue in 2020 with full force.
The great thing for consumers is that this is no longer a category limited to premium pricing, you can easily get multiple choices in the sub Rs 5,000 price bracket.
So, if you are thinking of purchasing a new true wireless headphone to kick start 2020, here are our recommendations.
pTron Bassbuds Lite: Rs 1,099
It’s hard to believe that there is an option for true wireless earbuds under Rs 2,000 but pTron has managed to deliver it. The Bassbuds Lite features a lightweight design that multi-function buttons on both earbuds.
In terms of battery life, they claim 6 hours of music playback and 5 hours of voice calls. The carry case has a 400mAh battery which can charge the earbuds up to 3 times.
Audio output is above average as you get a good amount of bass thanks to the 10mm drivers and secure in-ear fit of both earbuds. The earbuds also have voice prompts and support for voice assistant.
Muzili VV1: Rs 2,299
Another lesser-known brand that is offering one of the better true wireless earbuds in the market. The VV1 feature an angled design for a secure yet comfortable in-ear fit and offer one-button controls for various functions such as music playback, voice calls, and activating voice assistant.
Also, they are IPX5 waterproof which means they will not get damaged from sweat or water splashes.
For audio, they employ 13mm audio drivers and coupled with DSP noise reduction, the earbuds deliver an immersive audio experience. In the battery department, the earbuds can deliver a total of up to 20 hours of battery life
Boat Airdopes 201 : Rs 2,449
Boat has established itself as a brand that delivers quality audio at a pocket-friendly price. The Airdopes 201 are amongst the best true wireless earbuds by Boat. It has 10mm drivers that deliver HD sound with deep bass.
It has a comfortable design with ear hooks for a secure fit and we like the fact that the case, as well as earbuds, are IPX4 certified water/sweat resistant.
This means that you can use these without worry during exercise. Boat says that the earbuds have a 3 hours battery backup from a single charge while the carry case has a 470mAh battery using which you can get a total of 9 hours of playback.
Realme Buds Air: Rs 3,999
These Apple Airpod clones come in not just white but also in black and yellow color. Realme has used a custom R1 chip in the earbuds to enhance connection stability and battery performance.
You get dual-channel transmission with low latency, in-ear detection and dual microphones with environment noise cancellation. There are touch controls on the earbuds and thanks to the curvy design aesthetics, the headphones are extremely comfortable.
Sound output is fantastic thanks to the 12mm driver that delivers a good amount of bass. Realme claims 3 hours battery from the earbuds on a full charge whereas with the case the battery goes up to 17 hours. One great thing is that the battery case supports wireless charging.
Leaf Pods: Rs 3,999
These true wireless earbuds from Leaf boast of 13mm drivers which deliver crisp audio output with punch bass. In the design segment, the Leaf pods are angled at 45-degrees and have ear hooks for a secure fit that do not come off even during exercise. Plus they are IPX4 water and sweat resistant.
Leaf claims up to 8 hours of battery life on a single charge and a total playback time of up to 28 hours when used with a full charge case (the case can charge the earbuds up to 4 times). The right earbud also has a multi-function button which can be used to activate the voice assistant for use.
Lenovo HT10 : Rs 3,999
Lenovo might not be known much for their audio offerings, but their HT10 earbuds are surely one of the best options to consider in the sub-Rs 5,000 price bracket. They use a Qualcomm chipset for connectivity as well as Apt-X HD audio which gives them an edge over the competition.
Lenovo says they are designed in a way to minimize ear fatigue plus they are IPX5 certified for water/sweat resistance. In terms of battery life, the earbuds offer up to 8 hours of battery which goes up to 24 hours with a fully charged case. A good thing is that these also support fast charge – 15 minutes charging gives you 3 hours of usage.
Wings PowerPods: Rs 4,499
Wings are amongst the new players in the audio segment and they have managed to launch a stellar budget true wireless headphone option with the PowerPods. The earbuds boast of touch sensor controls along with an LED ring indicator for style.
Even the charging case stands out from the usual crowd that to its unique digital display and built-in 2,500mAh battery. The earbuds have 5 hours battery life on a single charge and the charging case can be used to charge the earbuds up to 10 times.
Moreover, the charging case can also be used to charge other devices such as your smartphone if the need arises. Other features include voice assistant support and HD microphone for voice calls.
Blaupunkt BTW01 :Rs 4,499
These true wireless earphones from the iconic German audio brand are lightweight and come with a compact easy to carry case. The earbuds have a 45-degree angle for comfortable wear with a secure fit – they do not fall off easily.
They also have tap control on each earbud along with silicon mic for crystal clear voice calling. Each earbud has a 75mAh battery which gives up to 6 hours of talk-time while the charging case has a 590mAh battery which can make the earbuds deliver up to 24hours of talk time.
Audio output is top-notch with deep bass, clear vocals and HD stereo sound output.