The market for earphones under Rs. 500 is growing at an exponential rate. The market initially had no good earphones under Rs. 1000 can be seen innovating to keep prices low, and companies have been working on getting a slice of the pie of earphones under Rs 500.
Earphones under Rs 500 do not contain much of the same profit margins that headsets in other price brackets do. But these serve as entry-level earphones for people who are looking for a pair of earphones at a great bargain. With companies like JBL swooping in to take a piece of the pie, the battle for the best earphones under Rs 500 has just begun. Here are our favorites:
Best Earphones under Rs 500
JBL C50HI in-Ear Headphones with Mic (Blue)
The new JBL C50HI is a dynamic, ultra-lightweight in-ear headphone. Its powerful 8.6mm drivers deliver the feel-it-in-your-bones bass response and legendary sound quality you expect from JBL. They’re feather-light for all-day comfort. An in-line microphone with universal remote control lets you talk and manage your calls on Android and iOS devices.
These are the best in this category and feel this is an excellent value for money. However, we leave it up to you to decide.
boAt BassHeads 100 Hawk Inspired Earphones with Mic
boAt BassHeads 100 Stereo In-Ear Earphones are designed to give you an experience that no other product can match. As the headphones feature 10mm drivers, they give you clear sound with that enhanced bass. Inbuilt noise isolation mic ensures you don’t miss those important calls.
With an option for a color they call “Furious Red”, these are the best looking earphones under Rs 500.
Boult Audio BassBuds Loop in-Ear Wired Earphones with Mic
Loupe is stylish in design with built-in mic and ear-loop for snug fit from Boult is all you need to experience stereo sound quality anywhere you go, owing to its built-in micro-woofers that produce deep bass.
These also come with Deep Bass, HD Sound Mobile Headset with Noise Cancellation, and a customizable Ear Loop which makes it an exciting option.
boAt BassHeads 102 Wired Earphones
Get the right vibes going with the boAt Bassheads 102’s Super Extraaa Bass sound. Styled with 8mm inbuilt drivers, get ready to sink into your surroundings. Heavy bass keeps the beat apace as your favorite tracks bring you to life. So Plug into Nirvana and get going. Carry your style comfortably with tangle free wires keeping it simple, and sail to the shores of good fashion.
Set with a 120cm cable and 3.5 mm jack; connect into your music and movies anytime and anyplace. The multifunction button and in-line mic allow for easy tuning in and out as you maintain your tempo with calling and music under control. Stay in the good grace of perfect sound, go Super Extra Bass with the Bassheads 102.
Mi Earphone Basic with Ultra deep bass and mic
Xiaomi has customized Mi Earphones Basic just for India, giving customers what they were looking for- Ultra deep bass and tangle free wires. The Headphones come with silicone earbuds that are specifically designed to ensure it fits snugly without compromising comfort. Cable length:1.25m
Like many other Mi offerings, these earphones are some of the best earphones not just in the sub-500 but also in the sub-1000 market. These make it some of the most earphones in this category.
These are our top five picks for best earphones under Rs 500. These provide the best value for money and help you keep your wallet happy. Check out our other post for the best earphones under 1000. Also, make sure to tell us what earphones you are currently using the comment section below.