Best Wireless Earphones in India (April 2020)

by | Mar 25, 2020

Wireless earphones are the hottest trend in the smartphone accessory world right now.

With many phones releasing without a 3.5mm jack and more people prefer a wireless music listening experience, Bluetooth earphone demand is surging day by day.

In this article, we bring you the curated list of best wireless Bluetooth earphones in the market with varied price tags ranging from just under Rs.1,000 to Rs.10,000.

We have strived our best to find, review and rate different earphones which we find well worth the asking price.

Sit back, relax and go through the article to pick yours.

If you are looking for Truly Wireless Earbuds, we have a seperate article on that. You can read it from here if you want. We have also reviewed wireless earphones under specific price ranges as well, which you can check it out from here.

Best Wireless Earphones in India (In-Ear)

1. One Plus Bullets 2Overall Best Pick
2. Realme budsValue for Money Wireless Earphone
3. RL Dhoom D110Best Budget Wireless Earphone
4. Samsung Level UBest Battery Life
5. Sony WI-XB400Best Bass Heavy Wireless Earphones
6. 1MORE dual driver earphoneBest Dual Driver Earphone
7. pTron Intunes EvoCheapest Wireless Earphone
8. Mi NeckbandHonorable Mention

 

1. One Plus Bullets 2

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Overall Best Pick
  • Nine hours of battery life
  • Super stable Bluetoothv5.0 connectivity
  • Fast charging support

One Plus is viewed as a flagship killer brand popular for its high end specced smartphones at half the price of other flagship smartphones from established brands such as Samsung and LG.

The One Plus Bullets 2 is a wireless in-ear style Bluetooth earphone designed in tune with the more for less ideology of the company.

Design and Build Quality

The One Plus bullets wireless 2 earphones are designed to make the customers feel premium while using the same, similar to their smartphones.

The thin, flat neckband is one of the lightest and comfortable in the segment. You won’t even probably notice the neckband while busy listening to the music.

The earpieces can be magnetically attached when not in use.

Not only does it stay in place, but also pauses the music or rejects the calls when attached while playing music or in between the calls.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The One Plus Bullets wireless 2 earphone is an aptX certified device.

This means it can take advantage of the higher bit rate aptX codec by Qualcomm to deliver more natural sound signature via Bluetooth.

If you have a phone with proper hardware for aptX support, you will be able to enjoy the music in style.

Adequate bass and complimenting higher end notes make music listening to a pleasant experience with this Bluetooth earphone.

Miscellaneous

The inline remote of the One Plus bullets wireless 2 s is one of the best in the business. The control buttons not only look premium but also function very well.

This wireless earphone comes with included ear hooks to keep the earpiece safe and secure in the ear, even while moving around.

One Plus has provided a rubber carrying case to keep the earphones safe during travel.

Battery Life

The One Plus Bullets wireless 2 earphones last for 8-9 hours of music playback on a single charge.

This earphone supports fast charge for quick juicing up. The company claims that with ten minutes of fast charge, you can use the earphone to listen for about 3 hours.

Instead of the old micro USB charging port, One Plus has given the new USB type C port on this device.

Verdicts

The One Plus Bullets wireless 2 is a value for money aptX supported Bluetooth earphone which delivers crystal clear sound output – be it music playback or hands-free calls.

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Premium build quality

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Comfort fit earpieces

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Voice assistant integration

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No tangle free cable

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv5.0
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUP to 14 Hours
Warranty1 Year

2. Realme Buds

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Value for Money Wireless Earphones
  • Magnetic earpiece
  • Bass rich sound output
  • Six-month warranty

Realme is a sub-brand of Oppo that is giving a tough neck to neck competition to brands such as Xiaomi and Vivo in the budget-conscious consumer electronics market in India.

The Realme buds is a wireless earphone priced under Rs.2000 which shares the same platform as the wired Realme earphones, but this time in a wireless form factor.

Design and Build Quality

The Realme buds come with the signature yellow and black colour scheme which makes it stand out from the rest of the bland black designs out there.

The polycarbonate neckband is sufficiently flexible and can withstand minor abuses without damage.

The wire is of high quality and feels very durable as well. The media control buttons are placed on the neckband. It offers excellent click response.

The earpiece is made of lightweight metal chassis and is magnetic. There is an earhook support over the earpiece aiding comfortable fit.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The Realme buds packs a 10mm speaker driver tuned to emphasize bass notes. The resulting sound signature is more pleasing to the ears.

The high-end treble notes and the vocals are perfectly preserved and don’t get overpowered with the bass.

Miscellaneous

The Realme earbuds come with a white LED light to indicate the pairing as well as battery status.

Realme provides six months of comprehensive warranty on this product if anything goes wrong in the meantime.

Battery Life

Thanks to the sufficiently big neckband, Realme has managed to include a higher capacity battery inside.

This battery is rated to last up to 12 hours on a single charge. This wireless earphone gets charged from empty to full within 1.5 hours.

Verdict

If you are searching for feature-rich wireless earphones with excellent battery life and pleasing sound output, Realme earbuds are one of the best choices under an affordable budget of just Rs.2000.

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Lightweight

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Earhook support

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Bluetooth v5.0

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Plastic neckband

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv5.0
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUP to 12 Hours
Warranty6 Month Warranty

3. RL Dhoom 110

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Best Budget Wireless Earphones
  • Dual driver earphone
  • Up to 8 hours of battery life
  • IPX5 water resistance

Red Lemon has been marketing some amazing value for money audio accessories in the Indian market for a while.

The RL Dhoom 110, even though priced a couple of hundred rupees more than the proposed Rs.1000 budget is a deal that is not worth missing out for any reason you may come up with.

Design and Build Quality

The RL Dhoom 110 is designed to be eye-catchy. The black and light green colour paint scheme is unique and imparts a distinct personality to this wireless earphone.

The earpiece is made from lightweight aluminium and feels very durable. There are magnets at the end of earpiece casing to keep them attached while not in use.

The neckband is made from a flexible rubber material. Even with rough handling, this won’t snap and damage the earphone.

The eartip housing is inclined to sit plush inside the ear canal and deliver immersive sound output.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The RL Dhoom 110 is a dual driver Bluetooth earphone.

This means it comes with two tiny speakers which output bass notes through one and vocals and treble through the other separately.

The stereo stage separation is excellent with this earphone. The bass is rich and deep and the clarity of vocals is on par with any other earphone in its price range.

Be it EDMs or vocals, this earphone priced around Rs.1,200 will satiate your music appetite in style.

Miscellaneous

The RL Dhoom 110 is powered by the latest Bluetooth v5.0. It consumes minimal energy and offers excellent stable wireless connectivity.

The inline remote on this earphone has three multi-function buttons for operations such as volume control, track selection and accept/reject calls.

The call quality through the integrated microphone sounds decent without any major letdowns.

Battery Life

Inside the RL Dhoom 110 is a 110mAh rechargeable battery which lasts for up to 8 hours on a single charge.

Based on your usage preferences, you can expect anywhere from 6-8 hours of music playback with this device.

The battery takes about 2 hours to completely charge from zero to 100%.

Verdict

The RL Dhoom 110 wireless Bluetooth earphone is a steal for the price tag of just Rs.1,199 as it comes with dual-driver speaker setup which no other wireless earphones in its segment come with.

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Robust build quality

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Lightweight and portable

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Magnetic earpiece

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Plasticky inline remote buttons

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv5.0
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUP to 8 Hours
Warranty1 Year

4. Samsung Level U

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Best Battery Life
  • Best suited for voice calls
  • Long-lasting battery
  • Pleasing sound output

Samsung Level U is a behind the neck wireless earphone that is suited for voice calls as well as music listening on the go.

The build quality is top-notch with the Level U as all the components used for the construction is of high quality.

Design and Build Quality

The neckband is very useful for those users who don’t like the wires dangling around their neck.

The design choice of having a neckband has other implications as well. All the controls and the battery is stored inside it – making the earpieces as light as they can be.

The earpieces of this Bluetooth earphone is ergonomically designed so that it tightly fits in the contours of the ear canal providing a passive noise cancellation mechanism.

Speakers and Sound Quality

Inside the earpiece is a 12mm neodymium speaker driver that sounds excellent.

The bass is not artificially pronounced and matches well with the mids and highs. This gives it a much more natural feel to the music.

This wireless earphone comes with two separate mics for increasing the voice call clarity. One mic actively cancels background noise and the other picks up your voice.

Also, the neckband houses a much larger battery than the rest of the competitors on this list.

Miscellaneous

This product works seamlessly with both Android as well as Apple products without any issues.

The Bluetooth connection is stable and the sound quality doesn’t suffer while moving away from the host up to 30 feet.

One of the distinct features of this wireless earphone is its integration with the Samsung apps. It can be used for TTS ( Text To Speech) services via the Samsung Level application.

Battery Life

This wireless earphone provides a whopping 10-hour battery life on both voice calls as well as music playback.

Verdict

The Samsung Level U is a perfect choice for you if you’re a person who does a lot of voice calls on the go.

The dual mics and the amazing battery life makes it one of the best in the business.

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Excellent build quality

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Great battery life

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Crystal clear voice calls

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Neckband may feel irritating at times

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv4.1
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUP to 10 Hours
Warranty1 Year

5. Sony WI-XB400

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Best Bass-Heavy Wireless Earphone
  • Up to 15 hours of battery life
  • Bass-heavy, clean music output
  • Inline microphone for hands-free calls

Sony is a well-known consumer electronics brand, not just in India but across the globe. Sony products have a dedicated fan following and the earphones are no different.

The XtraBass lineup is a wildly successful earphone/headphone series emphasizing rich, deep bass. The Sony WI-XB400 is one such product retailing for just under Rs.4000.

Design and Build Quality

The Sony WI-XB400 is designed to perfection for excellent wearing comfort and durability.

This wireless in-ear style earphone is made from high-quality plastic which is lightweight and skin-friendly,

The cables are flat and tangle-free. The earpieces, even though made from plastics, have magnetic latching capability which will keep them in place when not in use.

The in-line remote feels very click and responsive, thanks to the raised buttons.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The Sony WI-XB400 comes with 12mm neodymium driver units which sounds excellent.

The lower end bass notes are heavy but clean. The vocal clarity and instrument separation is on par with any other earphone in its price range.

Those who like listening to EDM’s will feel right at home with this Bluetooth earphone.

Miscellaneous

The Sony Wi-XB400 comes with the latest Bluetooth v5.0 connectivity. The wireless connection is super stable anywhere within the 10m range.

The integrated microphone on the in-line remote is pretty good in picking up your voice without muddling it with the background noise.

Battery Life

This budget wireless in-ear style earphone from Sony delivers a long-lasting battery life of about 15 hours on a single charge.

The battery inside supports fast charging as well. You can get about 1 hour of music listening with just 10 minutes of charging.

Instead of the conventional micro USB port, this specific earphone comes with the latest USB type C port for charging.

Verdict

With the durable build quality and excellent sound output, the Sony Wi-XB400 tops every other Bluetooth earphone in this list comfortably.

Long-lasting battery life and the quick charging support is another cherry on top over the already near-perfect offering from Sony.

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Robust build quality

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Flat, tangle-free cable

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Magnetic earbuds

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Short charging cable

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv5.0
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUP to 15 Hours
Warranty1 Year

6. 1MORE Dual Driver Earphone

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Best Dual Driver Earphone
  • Excellent sound output
  • Up to 7 hours of battery life
  • Custom tuned speaker drivers

1MORE is a Chinese company which has bagged many international awards and praises for the sound quality of its products.

The 1MORE dual driver wireless earphone is a one of its kind Bluetooth earphone priced under Rs.5000 featuring two distinct speaker drivers for much better sound output.

Design and Build Quality

The 1MORE dual-driver earphone sports the very best design among the other earphones of its price range.

The attention to details is very evident and shows off the premium design of this earphone.

This is a neckband type wireless earphone which is very comfortable to be worn around the neck.

The cables are flat and tangle-free with enough strength to withstand minor abuses.

The radically different looking rounded earpiece sits very well inside the ears and offers good passive noise isolation.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The 1MORE dual-driver earphone as the name suggests comes with two separate drivers for low-end bass notes and vocals plus treble respectively.

These 8mm drivers offer excellent stage separation with distinct instrument sounds.

The vocals and treble stand out from the bass and help in a much more immersive surround experience.

The sound drivers of 1MORE earphones have been custom-tuned by Grammy award winners to ensure the customers get the best out of these very capable speakers.

Miscellaneous

1MORE has released a companion smartphone app for micro-tuning the sound output from the earphones.

This will let you manually control the sound characteristics based on your personal preferences.

Battery Life

The 1MORE dual driver wireless earphone is rated to last about 6-7 hours of battery life on a single charge.

This number is pretty good for a dual driver earphone, as more the number of speaker units translates to more power consumption.
The 1MORE earphones also come with fast charging support. You can use this earphone up to 2 hours with a 10-minute quick charging.

Verdict

The 1MORE is a value for money dual driver wireless earphone priced under Rs.5000 for perfectionists.

The crystal clear bass and vocals will let you enjoy the music playback on an entirely different level.

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Fast charge support

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Premium design and build quality

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Soft and flexible neckband

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No magnetic earbuds

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv4.2
Builtin MicrophoneYes
Battery6-7 Hours
Warranty1 Year



7. pTron Intunes Evo

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Cheapest Wireless Earphone
  • balanced sound output
  • 3-4 hours of battery life
  • One year warranty

The Intunes Evo from Ptron is a budget wireless in-ear style earphone priced well under Rs.1000.

This elegantly designed Bluetooth earphone offers the best blend of excellent audio as well as call quality at a very affordable price.

Design and Build Quality

The pTron Intunes Evo has a very minimal design which looks very appealing.

The earpiece casing with rounded edges are made of plastic and has a silver paint finish given to enhance the aesthetics.

The ends of the earpiece casing have magnets so that you can clip them together after use.

The cable quality is average and is not tangle-free. The inline remote comes with an integrated microphone to facilitate hands-free voice calls as well.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The pTron Intunes Evo features 10mm speaker drivers for the immersive audio listening experience.

The bass notes are rich and clean and don’t overpower the vocals and treble notes.

The overall tonal balance of the sound coming out of these speakers is one of the best in its segment.

Miscellaneous

This wireless Bluetooth earphone comes with two pairs of ear tips as well as wingtips to keep the eartips sit flush without falling.

Powered by the latest Bluetooth v5.0, this earphone offers stable wireless connectivity to a wide range of devices such as televisions, laptops and smartphones.

Battery Life

The pTron Intunes Evo is powered by a moderate 70mAh battery. This battery is rated to last anywhere between 3-4 hours on a single charge.

It takes about 1.5 to completely juice up the battery from zero to hundred.

Verdict

The pTron Intunes Evo is an all-round performer when it comes to the audio reproduction, delivering tonally rich music output with clear vocals and deep bass.

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Passive noise cancellation

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Wingtips for a secure fit

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Magnetic earbuds

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Average build quality

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv5.0
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUP to 4 Hours
Warranty1 Year

8. Mi Neck Band

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Honorable Mention
  • Rich and heavy bass
  • Latest Bluetooth 5.0
  • Up to 8 hours of battery life

The Mi neckband is Xiaomi’s first wireless earphone offering in the Indian market.

Launched alongside the flagship Redmi K20 Pro, this neckband is one of the best in terms of technology and performance in the sub. Rs.2000 price range.

Design and Build Quality

As you might have guessed from the name itself, the Mi neckband wraps around your neck with two earpieces attached on a small section of wire.

The neckband is made of high-quality plastic coated with rubber-like padding that adds comfort and causes no irritation to the skin.

The earpiece housing is metallic and has magnets at the end to keep the speakers attached after use.

The control buttons on the neckband are very tactile and easy to press even without looking.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The Mi neckband features a 10mm aluminium alloy sound driver inside. This driver delivers the sound output with deep bass and compensating mid and highs.

There is no distortion even at higher volume levels and the sound leakage outwards is minimum, thanks to the contoured design of the comfortable ear tips.

In-line remote and Microphone

The microphone is located on the headband control portion, right in the middle between volume rockers and the power button.

It picks up the voice very well and the overall sound quality during voice calls is one of the best in its category.

The control buttons are very tactile and responsive and compensate the overall music listening experience with this earphone.

Battery Life

The Mi neckband is powered by a 120mAh rechargeable battery inside.

The company claims that this battery will last for eight hours on a single charge, but expect a battery life somewhere between 6 and 7 hours.

It takes 2 hours to charge this battery from empty to a hundred per cent.

Verdict

The Mi neckband is your best bet for excellent audio quality coupled with decent battery life in the sub. Rs.2000 price range.

Powered by the latest Bluetooth 5 technology, this wireless headphone is a must for wireless music enthusiasts on a shoestring budget.

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Robust build quality

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Magnetic earpiece construction

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Tactile control buttons

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Long charging time

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv5.0
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUP to 8 Hours
Warranty6 Month

This concludes our curated list for the best Bluetooth wireless earphones available in the Indian market.

We have gone through hundreds of products to ensure the benefit of the end customer in purchasing the best possible earphone in a particular price segment.

If you have any doubts regarding the article, let us know in the comments section below. Thanks for your time and have a great day ahead!

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