Best Bluetooth Earphones or earplugs were and will remain the best friend of the human race since the time it was discovered. Sad, happy, lonely, distracted, motivated we have had full faith on this best friend. All we had to do is plug it in our ears and it will start playing numbers according to our mood and definitely make us feel better. And the best part is you can listen to your favorite songs/music anytime, anywhere and without disturbing even the one right next to you. Plug it in while completing boring assignments and you are surely going to feel better.
Since the Sony Walkman days earphones were our favorite, but its thin wires always give us a tough time. Often it gets knotted creating trouble out of nowhere. Specially, it creates havoc while we are engrossed in our daily exercise routine. To deal with such issues, technology has gone a step ahead creating the wireless eardubs which remain connected to your device using the Bluetooth. These are the most convenient options available to all the music lovers out there, specially the ones who prefer it on the go.
- 1 Comparison of best Bluetooth Earbuds 2018
- 2 Best Wireless Earbud Reviews 2018
- 2.1 Our #1 Pick
- 2.2 1. Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones
- 2.3 Apple AirPods : Premium Quality Ture Wireless Earpod
- 2.4 Best Wireless Earbuds under 50: Budget friendly Bluetooth EarPhone
- 2.5 Senso Bluetooth Headphones ActivBuds S-250
- 2.6 Best Wireless in Ear Headphones under 100
- 2.7 BeatX Wireless In-Ear Headphone
- 2.8 Best Wireless Headphones for Running
- 2.9 Jaybird X3
- 2.10 Best Sports Wireless Headphones
- 2.11 Anker SoundBuds NB10
- 2.12 Best value for money Wireless Headphones
- 2.13 SoundPEATS QY7 Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless Earbuds
- 2.14 Cheap Bluetooth Wireless Headphones
- 2.15 Phaiser BHS – 750
- 2.16 Best Wireless Headphones for Running
- 2.17 LG Tone HBS – 730 Wireless Stereo Headset
- 2.18 Best Wireless Headphones for Running
- 2.19 Sony SBH70BK Headphones
- 3 Best Earbuds Buyer’s Guide 2018
- 4 Conclusion
Comparison of best Bluetooth Earbuds 2018
|Image||Device Name||Weight||Wireless range||Battery life||Rating/Check Price|
|Bose SoundSport Wireless||23 grams||30 feet||6 Hrs||4.3 Out of 5 Star|
|Apple Airpods||172 grams||33 feet||5 Hrs||4.6 Out of 5 Star|
|SENSO Bluetooth Headphones||8.7 grams||30 feet||8 Hrs||4.4 Out of 5 Star|
|BeatsX Wireless In-Ear||159 grams||30 feet||8 Hrs||4.1 Out of 5 Star|
|Jaybird X3||13.6 grams||98 feet||8 Hrs||4.0 Out of 5 Star|
|Anker SoundBuds||17 grams||33 feet||8 Hrs||3.8 Out of 5 Star|
|SoundPEATS QY7||17 grams||32 feet||6 Hrs||3.9 Out of 5 Star|
|LG Electronics Tone||250 grams||33 feet||10.5 Hrs||4.0 Out of 5 Star|
|Sony SBH70BK Headphones||23 grams||33 feet||6 Hrs||4.1 Out of 5 Star|
|Phaiser BHS-750||18 grams||30 feet||5 hours||4.0 Out of 5 Star|
Many options are already available in the market right now. But we would like to inform our readers that they might have to compromise with quality of sound a little. Only pros can gauge the difference within few seconds. In general all of you are definitely going to love it as you don’t need to worry about wires any longer. That being said here is a list of the 10 best wireless earphones within low, medium and high price tag that you should look forward to, if you are planning to have one.
Best Wireless Earbud Reviews 2018
Our #1 Pick
Bose, the legendary makers of audio systems, headphones and range of other audio equipments, has made a mark because of its exceptional sound quality. Its latest range of wireless earphones is no exception to that. The Bose SoundSport wireless headphone has the same unprecedented sound quality.
Some of the key features of this product are volume optimized EQ, commendable battery life, a remote and mic. Volume optimized EQ ensures that even when the users turn up the volume, the quality of music does not degrade. This device is powered by a lithium ion battery. Once charged fully, you don’t have to worry about the next 6 hours. However, it is also dependent on the volume you were listening to. When turned on to the maximum volume, it may die down earlier.
There is an inline remote on the device that lets you change volume level, track and even use it for taking calls. A mic is also present which is quite strong and delivers good performance. The earbuds of this device is designed ergonomically so that they cause no irritation at all while you have it plugged in for a long time. The earbuds are made of soft silicon which perfectly fit into the opening of the ear and seals outside noise. And of course, like all Bose products this one also comes with an active noise reduction mechanism that promises users excellent performance.
It is available in one basic black color and two sporty colors (aqua and citron) for you to choose from.
Positive: Excellent sound quality as is expected from any Bose product. The soft silicon material earbuds do not irritate the ears, even when worn for a long time.
Negative: It is pretty expensive. Though this product is resistant to sweat and dust, but some have reported that the gadget started malfunctioning due to sweat.
Apple AirPods : Premium Quality Ture Wireless Earpod
Apple AirPods was introduced last year along with iPhone 7. This is the first generation wireless earbud from Apple, but we can definitely say that it is one of the best wireless earbuds available in the market right now. It is convenient to use, has huge battery life and awesome sound quality. Wonder what else did we expected from a wireless earphone.
Apple AirPods are powered by a customized W1 chip that is responsible for most of the functions that this wireless earbud is capable of doing. It connects to the gadget very effortlessly and delivers unparallel performance. Once you plug it in your ears its sensor/s automatically recognizes it and starts playing the music and once you take them out, the music stops involuntarily. Such mechanism is powered by the presence W1 chip, motion accelerometers and optical sensors.
You can also use it for taking calls or talking to Siri. It has voice accelerometer that gets automatic signals when you are taking calls using it and the dual beamforming microphones helps a lot in cutting down external noise and thereby promising all the users crystal clear voice quality. To turn on Siri, all you have to do is double tap on any of the earbuds and speak your mind.
Its battery life is something that is worth mentioning as well. Once fully charged, you can keep on listening to your favorite numbers on it for the next five hours. It comes with a charging case that has the capability to charge the AirPods for 24 hours. And if you can’t wait for long, just put it in the case for 15 minutes and you will be sorted for the upcoming three hours.
Positive: Excellent sound quality. Extremely comfortable earbuds that perfectly fits into the entrance of the ear though it is made of fibre.
Negative: Definitely pricey. All controls are via Siri.
Best Wireless Earbuds under 50: Budget friendly Bluetooth EarPhone
Senso’s ActicBud is one of the best budget wireless earbuds. It has been a bestseller in this genre for a long period of time and has received 99.9% positive feedback which definitely proves that Senso’s ActivBud S-250 is worth every penny you spent on it. This wireless earphone is integrated with advanced acoustic technology that promises very good HD sound quality with deep bass and lucid treble. The sound quality of this earbud would not be the same, when compared with its pricey branded counterpart. Nonetheless, it is quite good. Its noise suppression technology is worth mentioning. Outside noise is not going to bother you when you are call using the wireless earbuds.
Moreover, it also comes with Bluetooth 4.1 CSR technology that promises to connect to with gadget seamlessly and transfer data quickly. And the best part is it can receive clear signals even if at a distance of 30 ft from the gadget to which it is connected. Thanks to its cutting edge lithium polymer battery, just charge it for about 2 hours and it is not going to be your best pal for the next 8 hours. It has a standby of 240 hours.
The ActivBuds S-250 is perfectly suitable for the sport persons who want good quality music while engaged in long and grueling workouts. Two reasons for that have already being mentioned: long battery life and superior sound quality with active noise cancellation. That’s not the end. The ergonomically designed ear hook of this gadget is very comfortable and there are less chances of it coming out while you are concentrating on workout. The earbuds are made of soft silicone that fits into ears snugly and causes no irritation at all.
It comes with some accessories like a car charger, three ear tips and carrying case which are surely going to come to use. This earbud also comes with IPX7 waterproofing certification, so sweat it out without worrying at all. And just in case, its giving you trouble, don’t worry. The product also comes with one year warranty from the manufacturer.
Positive: Best budgeted wireless earbud. Long battery life. Good sound quality. Waterproof.
Negative: We couldn’t find out any!!
Best Wireless in Ear Headphones under 100
Looking for a pair of comfy portable wireless earphone? Well, the latest addition in Beat’s range of products in worth taking a look at and we assure you, it is not going to dishearten you, specially if you are planning to pair it with Apple gadgets. The first and the foremost thing you are going to appreciate about this product how portable it is. It fits snugly into a coin pouch and in turn you can easily tuck it in any of the pockets of your jacket or trousers. So if you are a frequent traveler and do not appreciate carrying a lot of stuffs, BeatX is definitely a good choice for you.
Like all Beat line of products, this pair of earbuds is also high on bass which goes pretty well with the modern hip hop, pop and other genres of song. Audiophiles definitely can tell you the effects of the high bass on the music but to regular listeners it is not going to bring about much of a difference. Rather they are going to enjoy every bit of their time with it.
As far as the battery life is concerned, it is going to continue relentlessly for 8 hours straight, but that also depends on the volume in which you have turned it on. And even if it low in battery, just plug it in for 5 to 10 minutes and it is going to continue smoothly for two more hours. Just like any other wireless earphones, you can also answer calls using it. Since, it is integrated with class 1 bluetooth device it can catch signals upto 100 meters range from the gadget.
Positive: It is very comfortable to use and specially good for all day use. If you are worried about the neck band, then we must tell you that the neckband of this gadget is made of flexible plastic. Hence, it is not going to cause any irritation around your neck.
Negative: The sound quality of the product is not as superior as other products in the same price range from other brands.
Best Wireless Headphones for Running
Jaybird X3 is the successor of X2 and we must say it has a number of improvements over the first. The first noticeable change that you cannot afford to overlook is its size. X2 was quiet bulky, X3 on the contrary is very sleek which makes it a perfect choice for athletes. Not only its size, there are plenty of things to boast about this pair of best wireless earbuds giving you plenty of reasons to go for it.
It has superior sound quality and it comes with the MySound app with the help of which users can preset the five band equalizer according to their preference and create profiles which are saved in the wireless eraphone itself. Therefore, irrespective of the device you are connected to, you will have the option to change profiles according to your taste.
The earbuds come with soft silicon which are very comfortable, specially if are planning to plug it in your ears for a long time. This set comes with a range of foams of various sizes so that you can choose the one best for you. There is a clip on the wire that connects the two earbuds so that you can clip it with your tees and there will be less chances of it falling off while you are busy in your workout. This wire is adjustable and it may be a little tiresome to get the perfect fit for the first time, but once done you need not worry anymore.
It also promises to keep you company for 8 hours straight and with a charge of 15 mins, you can extend its battery life to another one hour. This wireless earphone comes with a micro USB cable. On the inline wire, you need to clip the micro USB and charge it with ease. They have used micro USB in X3 as it was seen that some of the X2 earphones were getting damaged by the sweat entering through the USB port. Moreover, it has hydrophobic nano coating that keeps moisture away from the gadget and making it totally water and sweat proof.
Positive: Excellent sound quality. Compact design. Good battery life.
Negative: Though it is good at isolating noise, but its shuts off ambient noise as well not letting the user listen to any outside noise. This can be dangerous for those who runs on the street with the X3 plugged in.
Best Sports Wireless Headphones
Another budget friendly best earbuds that we have on our list is Anker’s SoundBuds NB10. It has all the latest technologies and delivers power pact performance. So let us go by the specifications of this gear one by one. Sound quality of this earphone is powerful and clear to say the least, thanks to the presence of 12mm audio drivers and keeps you going during intense work out sessions.
Again this one is also a good choice for sportsperson as it lightweight in weight and comfortable to wear. You would not feel that you are wearing something. Two fit clips and three different sizes of ear tips are going to make sure that you comfortably wear the wireless earbuds without it hurting any part of your tender ear tissues. Moreover, this gear has got IPX5 certification making it resistant to rain water as well as sweat. On top of that the internal parts of the device have got a layer of nano coating which also prevent it from getting damaged by water.
It also has 4.1 bluetooth technology that helps in speedy data transfer so that users can take calls and hear crystal clear voice while using it. Lastly, it can be paired up with any smartphones easily.
Positive: : Affordable price. Light in weight and fits perfectly. Resistant to water and sweat.
Negative: Some users complained about the ear tip being hard which was caused disturbance.
Best value for money Wireless Headphones
SoundPeat is a relatively new brand name that you might not be acquainted with, but we assure you that in the coming years they are going to carve out a niche in this industry, all credits goes to their quality product within affordable range. The product we have reviewed here has been well received by the consumers as it got maximum number of positive feedback from the customers and most importantly it is available at one-fifth of the price of the reputed brands. This is perfectly suitable for those who do want to spend a lot on wireless earbuds.
The HD sound quality of this earbud is quite good. It has noise cancellation technology so that outside noise do not disturb you. It has an ergonomic design and comes with different size ear tips and two different size of ear hook to choose from so that it can fit in your ears perfectly. You can keep it plugged in for 5-6 hours and the charging time is about two hours.
SoundPeat QY7 has got IPX4 certification making it resistant to sweat. Therefore, it is a perfect choice for sportsperson or even when you are working out. The 4.1 bluetooth technology helps it to connect seamlessly to two devices at the same time and transfer data at a faster rate.
Positive: : Good product in affordable price range. The light weight ergonomic design makes it a just the right gear to plug in while you are in the gym, running, biking or engaged in any other such activities.
Negative: The HD sound quality of this earphone is not as good as the high end ones. But we need to keep in mind that it available at one-fifth of the price.
Cheap Bluetooth Wireless Headphones
Phaiser has stirred up a lot of buzz lately for their affordable and good earphones. Latest addition in their product line is BHS – 750 and from the feedback that we received from the customers, we are pretty sure that it is a hit amongst the aficionados. It has a compact design and light in weight. It comes with two different sizes of hooks for the users to choose from and extra soft Comply T-400 foam tips of different sizes. Unlike other earphones, this hook does not go from the top of your ear, rather it settles snugly inside the ear. Both the hook and tip are made from soft material and that’s not going to irritate your ears for sure. Users will also have the option of keeping the wire on the top of your ears or put it down according to their personal preference.
It comes with 8mm speakers paired with A2DP to produce good quality sound. It has clear treble which is balanced with the powerful bass. Thus proving to absolutely good for different genres of music. The range of volume is also pretty good. Since, it perfectly fits into your ears and cancels all outside noise, you need not worry much about increasing the volume of the wireless earbud.
It is powered by the 4.1 bluetooth technology which not only promises quick data transfer but also extended battery life. If you are listening on it continuously it is going to keep you company for about 6 hours. Charging time for this gear is about two hours approximately and you can check the current battery status in your phone using the LifeState technology. The mic is present on the inline controller that lets you take calls.
These are sweat proof earphones as the parts inside are coated with liquipel nano coating that keeps away moisture, thereby proofing it from any kind of liquid damage. Another interesting thing that we could not miss out while reviewing it is the presence of magnets on the back of the ear buds. These will help it form a necklace of it around it while you are not using it. And we found it to be pretty cool and useful.
Positive: : It comes with loads of features for an affordable price. Users will have lifetime warranty for the earbuds. If the earbuds get damaged by moisture, it will be replaced by the manufacturer.
Negative: We did not find any negative points.
Best Wireless Headphones for Running
LG is the renowned South Korean brand that has a range of products to offer starting from home appliances and entertainment, mobile communications and many more consumer electronic products. It offers a range of wireless headsets as well, and amongst the many available options we picked up HBS-730 as we thought that it has all the features to be in the 10 best list.
It has an amazing audio and bass in stereo sound. It is integrated with apt-X technology and other audio technologies that help in reproducing the same sound as is present in a CD. Thus it gives the users privilege to enjoy music over Bluetooth headset but with intact digital integrity and making the experience absolutely awesome. It also has noise and echo cancellation technologies to improve the sound quality both while you are listening to music and taking calls.
The product is designed in such a way that you will feel very comfortable while plugging it in your ears anywhere like relaxing in the beach, working out in the gym or anywhere else. It comes with a flexible neckband that you can wear around your neck and whenever you feel like listening to your favorite numbers, all you have to do is just plug in the earphones into your ear after removing it from the neckband. It is light in weight and you would not have a problem wearing it all day. Moreover, you not would not lose it either. The inline remote helps to change tracks, change volume level and take calls directly from it.
The battery will last for 10 hours if you are listening to music on it and 15 hours if you are only talking using it. It comes in three different color variants to choose from: one basic black, sporty orange and teal.
Positive: : Affordable price range. Comfortable to wear.
Negative: Some consumers complained that the music quality of the product is not so good. Though the vocals are pretty good but the instrument sound is pretty loud.
Best Wireless Headphones for Running
When searching for the best earbuds, we possibly could not miss out Sony. They were the first one to introduce the idea of headphones and earphones and they continue to innovate in this genre. SBH70BK has awesome sound quality and bass to provide users with the ultimate experience. And you can also take calls using it. It comes with wind, noise and echo cancellation technologies and thus ensuring crystal clear voice. It has been also ergonomically designed to give users maximum comfort.
It has IP57 certification that makes it water resistant. So sweat it out the gym or walk in the rain without worrying about your new earphones. Battery life is quite good. It is going to for 6 hours straight if you are listening to music on it and will continue for 3 more hours if you are taking calls using it. It is available in five different colors to choose from.
Positive: : Ergonomic design and light weight makes it possible for you to wear it all round the day. Water resistant.
Negative: Some consumers have faced problem while connecting it with their Samsung smartphone.
Best Earbuds Buyer’s Guide 2018
Having jotted down the 10 best wireless earphones that are available right now, here is a list of things that you need to remember while choosing the right one for yourself.
- Sound quality
- Water resistant
Remember, you are looking for wireless earphones, therefore it is obvious that you love music. And while listening to music, quality is definitely an important thing that you cannot ignore. You need not be an audiophile but anyone who loves music would love to listen to preeminent quality of music. So this is the first and the foremost thing that you should look out for while looking for one.
Earphones/earbuds get stuck inside your ear, therefore you need to feel very comfortable while using it, even if it is for a short while. The material of the earbud and eartip should be soft so that it does not hurt you. The ear hooks must have ergonomic design for your utmost comfort.
Battery life is another important factor that you should look into. Most of the best wireless earphones have about 6 hours battery life. We can take this to be a standard figure and settle for any wireless earbud that have such good battery life.
The wires of the earlier headphones often used to get entangled and create a mess. Thus the wireless earphones have become a hit lately as it is much more comfortable to deal with while exercising. And it is obvious that you are going to sweat a lot while doing any kind of exercise. Therefore, buying earbuds that are resistant to moisture is very important.
This is also a very important factor that we cannot afford to miss out. Wireless earphones are available in varied price range. The higher end ones definitely come with incredible sound quality and other specifications. But we should not rule out the mid range ones as well. The mid range ones sound quality may not be as superior as the high end ones, but they are also good. However, be very careful before spending on wireless earbud that is available at a throw away price as it might not work for a long time.
Our reviews of each and every one of these best wireless earbuds are based on opinions be experts, customer reviews in the major online shopping sites and our evaluation of the same. Keep in mind the factors that you would love in your next pair of earphones and go for the best. Hope this helps you!!