Best Wireless Earphones Under Rs.2,000 (November 2019)

by | Nov 7, 2019

Owning a wireless earphone was an option until Apple came along and abolished the headphone jack.

Now owning a wireless Bluetooth earphone has become more of a necessity than just an option.

Since more and more companies are following the Apple path, we decided to chip in with a list of the best six wireless earphones under Rs.2,000 to make your purchase decision easier.

Best Wireless Earphones Under Rs.2,000

1. Mi NeckbandOverall Best Pick
2. MIVI Thunderbeats Runner-Up Pick
3. Boult Audio ProBass FeatureRich Wireless Earphone
4. boAt Rockerz 255FWeather Proof Wireless Earphone
5. Nu Republic EnergyValue for Money Wireless Earphone
6. FREESOLO 56S Best Budget wireless Earphone
7. JBL T110BTBest Branded Wireless Earphone
8. Noise tune EliteFeature Rich Budget Wireless Earphone
9. Chkokko Mercury M2Honorable Mention

1. Mi Neck Band

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Overall Best Pick
  • 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 to each other 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 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
Builtin MicrophoneYes
Battery8 Hours
Warranty6 month

 

2. Mivi Thunderbeats

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Runner-Up Pick
  • Best suited for bass fanatics
  • Attractive and appealing design
  • AptX support

Mivi has been aggressively marketing their products in India by sponsoring YouTube celebrities for a while now.

As a result of that, the Mivi Thunderbeats has become one of the most popular wireless earphones in the country.

Design and Build Quality

The Mivi Thunderbeats comes in a cool cassette shaped packaging that looks so nostalgic and old style.

Inside the packaging is a hard case that contains the actual product itself.

The hard case is useful if you’re to carry these earphones with you all the time. It can be stored inside the case safely without damaging the components.

The build quality of Mivi Thunderbeats Bluetooth earphones justifies its price. The earphones feature a metal casing that looks and feel premium.

The outer casing is magnetic so that the two earpieces can be stuck to each other without tangling.

The angled design of the earpieces helps it to fit right into the ear canals and provides a comfortable listening experience.

Speakers and Sound Quality

If you’re a basshead, you’re going to love this wireless earphone.

As the name Thunderbeats suggests, the bass is extra heavy and will outright please the bass fanatics.

But if you’re planning to listen to vocals more, please do consider other models on our list.

Miscellaneous

This earphone has a Bluetooth range of up to 30 feet and the connection is pretty stable throughout. There’s no signal drop with that radius.

The chipset inside allows this product to be paired with two devices at once which is very helpful for people who own more than one smartphone.

Battery Life

The battery life is impressive as well with up to 7 hours of music playback on a single charge.

Verdict

Overall, the Mivi Thunderbeats is a wireless Bluetooth earphone that’s well built and delivers great audio with thumping bass.

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Robust inline remote functions

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Magnetic lock

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Bass-rich audio output

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The bass-heavy output might not impress everyone

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv5.0
Builtin MicrophoneYes
Battery7 Hours
Warranty1 Year

3. Boult Audio Pro Bass

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Feature Rich Wireless Earphone
  • Pleasing sound output
  • Stable wireless connectivity
  • Excellent battery life

Boult Audio is an Indian firm specialized in marketing consumer electronic goods such as earphones and headphones.

The Bould Audio Pro Bass is a wireless neckband type earphone priced under Rs.2000 which provides a decent value for money proposition to the consumers.

Design and Build Quality

The Bould Audio Pro Bass comes with a predominant rubber made neckband which is flexible and comfortable at the same time.

The specially treated rubber material will cause no irritation to the skin even if worn for extended periods at a stretch.

The earpiece shell is made of plastic with metallic end inserts for magnetically attaching the speakers after use.

The clip around the neckband helps to adjust the length of speaker wires according to you the users need. It prevents unnecessary wire dangling around your neck.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The audio quality from the 9mm speaker’s drivers of the Bould Audio Pro bass is pleasing and decent, to say the least.

The bass levels feel adequate and don’t overpower the vocals and treble.

Even though this isn’t the most bast rich earphones in the market the overall sound output is very well balanced for the liking of consumers.

In-line remote and Microphone

The control buttons on the in-line remote of this wireless earphone are embossed on to the neckband body. This makes it a bit tough to identify and press the correct button without practice.

The in-built microphone is of decent quality and provides clear voice calling experience.

Battery Life

The company advertises a maximum of 10 hours of battery life with this wireless earphones. But optimistically, expect around 7-8 hours on a single charge.

Verdict

The Boult Audio Pro bass is a no-frills budget wireless earphone with hands-free calling option.

With good battery life and soothing sound output, this device is well worth its asking price.

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Comfortable rubber neckband

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Wire length adjustment option

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Balanced sound output

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Minimal distortions at max volume levels

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv4.2
Builtin MicrophoneYes
Battery10 Hours
Warranty1 Year

 

4. boAt Rockerz 255F

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Weatherproof Wireless Earphone
  • Magnetic eartips with a secure fit
  • IPX5 water and sweat resistance
  • Three-button inline remote

the boAt is an Indian company known for marketing audio-related equipment such as earphones, headphones and Bluetooth speakers.

The rockerz 255F from boAt is a budget wireless earphones which offers a weather-resistant design with bass-heavy sound output under a budget of Rs.2000.

Design and Build Quality

The boAt rockerz 255F is very artistically designed with gentle curves and lines all across the chassis.

The fit and finish of this budget wireless earphones look way more polished than some of its competitors.

The entire construction except the earpiece housing is of high-quality plastic which feels lightweight and comfortable to wear.

The metallic earpiece housing is one of the best qualities we have seen in this price range.

The angled earpiece and the additional ear hooks to keep the earpiece in place comes in handy while using this earphone during gym workout and jogging sessions.

Speaker and Sound Quality

The boAt Rockerz 255F comes equipped with a 10mm speaker driver which delivers sound output with rich bass and balanced vocals.

Normally, the larger the sound driver inside, better is the sound output characteristics of a speaker.

The driver is enclosed in a metallic housing, aides in better acoustic performance than its competitors with plastic earpiece casings.

This earphone can get loud but beware of the sound distortions at high volume levels.

The highs may feel a bit tinny at times, which is common among all Bluetooth earphones in this price bracket.

Miscellaneous

The Qualcomm CSR8635 chipset inside supports Bluetooth v4.1 for energy-efficient and steady wireless communication between the earphone and the host device.

The flat wires don’t get tangled no matter how hard you try and is comfortable to wear around the neck.

The boAt rockerz 255F comes with IPX5 water and sweat resistance which makes this product suitable for use in the outdoors.

The inline remote is very elegantly designed with clicky buttons for media controls. The microphone works well to aid clear and crisp hands-free voice calls as well.

Battery Life

These budget wireless earphones are powered by a 100mAh Li-ion battery which is rated to last for 6 hours of playback time on a single charge.

The battery charges fairly quickly from 0 to 100% within 2.5 hours.

Verdict

The boAt rockerz 255F is one of the best weather resistant wireless earphones that you can buy under a budget of Rs.2000.

The bass-rich sound output and the decent six-hour battery life together with power-efficient Bluetooth v4.1 makes this device well worth the asking price.

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Voice assistant with integrated controls
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Super heavy bass
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One-year warranty

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Slow charging

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv4.1
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUp to 6 Hours
Warranty1 year

5. Nu Republic Energy

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Value for Money Wireless Earphone
  • IPX7 water resistance
  • Excellent bass-rich sound output
  • Up to 12 hours of battery life

The Nu Republic is an Indian company marketing audio products such as headphones and earphones at an affordable price range.

The Nu Republic Energy is a cheap wireless in-ear style earphones which deliver surprisingly bass-rich sound output considering its price tag of just Rs.999.

Design and Build Quality

The Nu Republic Energy is one of the best looking wireless earphones out there in the Indian market priced under Rs.1000.

The earpiece casing is made out of high-quality plastic and has a metallic finish which looks premium.

These earphones come with ear stabilizers that are hooked to make the earpiece stay fit inside your ears and prevents them from falling.

There is an inline remote with a microphone for hands-free voice calling and media controls. The three buttons on this remote are very clicky and responsive.

Speaker and Sound Quality

The Nu Republic Energy features 10mm neodymium dynamic drivers which let out sound output with a surprisingly good amount of bass.

The sound stage separation is very profound with excellent stereo balance.

The bass doesn’t feel artificial at all and compensates well with the vocals and the high-end notes.

The speakers show no to minimal distortion when the volume levels are maxed out.

Miscellaneous

This wireless earphone comes with the latest Bluetooth v4.1 technology for wireless connectivity.

Battery Life

The Nu Republic Energy comes with a rechargeable 150mAh Li-ion battery which lasts for about 12 hours on a single charge.

It takes slightly under 2 hours for this device to completely juice up from zero to a hundred.

Verdict

If you’re in search of a high-quality wireless in-ear style earphones for under Rs.1000, the Nu Republic Energy is your best bet at present.

This earphone delivers excellent sound quality along with a good eight hours of battery life on a single charge.

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Robust build quality

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One year replacement warranty

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Secure fit ear hook design

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Bulky

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv4.1
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUp to 12 Hours
Warranty1 Year

6. FREESOLO 56S

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Best Budget Wireless Earphones
  • Splash and sweatproof
  • Tangle-free flat style connecting the cable
  • Excellent voice call clarity

FREESOLO has been active in the earphone segment for a while now in the Indian market where buyers tend to have an affinity towards affordable products.

The FREESOLO 56S is categorized as a wireless Bluetooth sports earphones mainly because of its lightweight design and sweatproof form factor.

Design and Build Quality

The design aspect of this wireless earphones isn’t much to say about. The simple yet elegant form factor felt pleasing to our eyes at the first look.

The metallic body and the earbuds with a red accent make it look even more stylish and aesthetically attractive. The flat style cables are of the apt length so that they don’t tangle around your neck unnecessarily.

Speakers and Sound Quality

Since the earpiece is designed in such a manner that it fits exactly into the ear canal, the sound output seems good.

The loudness levels are adequate so does the tonal balance between the bass and the treble.

One thing to mention in particular about this product is the noise isolation. It works surprisingly well with this earphone while listening to music in loud surroundings.

Miscellaneous

A question will arise in your mind – what makes this product a wireless sports earphone.

Well for starters, this wireless Bluetooth earphone comes with supporting comfortable ear caps. It helps the earpiece to stay in place during the physical exercises.

The whole design of the earpiece is made to be sweat and splash-proof. You don’t have to worry about the sweat after your long workout sessions to damage the sensitive internals.

The Lightweight form factor is yet another reason that makes it a suitable choice for sports-related activities and workout sessions.

In-line Remote and Voice Quality

The inline remote of this product is of high quality. The keys are tactile and offer very good feedback when pressed.

The mic embedded in this remote picks up the voice without distortions and provides a very pleasant voice calling experience.

Battery Life

Due to the thin and lightweight form factor of this wireless earphones, we were sceptical about the battery life of this product at first.

But this device managed to last for about 5-6 hours of music playback on a single charge, which is not at all a bad number considering its weight.

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Lightweight and compact

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Perfect tonal balance

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Metallic earpiece

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The sound could have been a bit louder

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv4.1
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUp to 6 Hours
Warranty1 Year

7. JBL T110BT

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Best Branded Wireless Earphone
  • Best for indoor use
  • Trusted brand factor
  • 1-year warranty

JBL is a very popular audio-related equipment manufacturer that has won many accolades for its best in class earphones, Bluetooth speakers and headphones.

The T110BT from JBL is a budget wireless Bluetooth earphone that features the widely acclaimed JBL Pure Bass feature for clean and rich bass with zero artificiality.

Design and Build Quality

The JBL T110BT resembles most of the other wireless earphones in the market. There are no gimmicks added to the hardware. Everything works as advertised.

The Flat tangle-free wire is comfortable when wrapped around the neck.

Also, the earpiece has a magnetic lock feature that will keep them together without dangling around your neck when not in use.

The only gripe we have with the design of this earphone is the length of the cable. It seems a bit too much for our liking.

Speakers and Sound Quality

As the name suggests, the pure bass feature can be felt right from the first song you’re enjoying with this product. The bass is clean and distortion-free even at maximum volume.

The vocals are crisp and clear. We tested this product with songs from various genres of music and found that it does justice to the price tag.

However, at times we felt that the treble is a bit weaker. But this may be due to our listening setup and you might not feel it after all.

Miscellaneous

Even though the JBL T110BT doesn’t have the Active noise cancellation, the snug fit of the earpiece into the ear canal does help it to have some sort of immunity from the outside noise.

Since the inline remote is a separate piece of hardware, the buttons are easily accessible.

The mic on the inline remote is pretty sensitive and picks up our voice easily even when surrounded by background noise.

Battery Life

Since the JBL T110 is very lightweight, the company had to make some compromise with the battery capacity. Luckily, the reduction is not much pronounced.

This wireless earphone has a 120 mAh Li-ion battery inside the inline remote that can be charged via the supplied micro USB cable.

The battery lasts for about 6 hours of music listening with 75% volume levels. This may vary according to the type of music played and the volume levels.

Verdict

You should – if you are that person who values brand factor. The sound output from the product is decent and you won’t notice any sound distortion even at max volume levels.

If you don’t mind the average battery life at the expense of a lightweight wireless Bluetooth earphone, this is one of the best choices out there.

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Magnetic cable management

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Pure bass

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Brand value

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Average battery life

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Long cable

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv4.0
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUp to 6 Hours
Warranty1 year

8. Noise Tune Elite

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Feature-Rich Wireless Earphone
  • Power-efficient Bluetooth v4.2
  • 10 hours of battery life
  • IPX5 sweatproof design

Noise is an Indian company famous for marketing budgets wearable accessories such as smartwatches and smart fitness bands.

The Noise Tune elite is an affordable wireless neckband priced under Rs.2000 to cater to the Indian mass-market consumers looking for cheap yet decent wireless earphones to pair up with their phone or TV.

Design and Build Quality

The Noise Tune Elite is a conventional neckband type wireless earphone made of a plastic and rubber combination.

The clever design of the magnetic earpiece housing ensures that the speakers won’t fall out too easily from your ear canal.

The overall fit and finish of this product are on par with its competitors.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The Noise Tune Elite features a 9mm speaker driver which delivers high fidelity sound output with balanced lows and highs along with detailed and distinct vocals.

The sound output quality from this wireless earphone is sure to please people who like to listen to cleaner music notes without any emphasis on specific tones such as bass or treble.

In-line remote and Microphone

The Noise Tune Elite offers an excellent hands-free calling experience via its high-quality noise isolating microphone on board.
The media control buttons on its neckband are one of the most comfortable that we’ve come across in the sub.Rs. 2000 category.

Verdict

The Noise Tune Elite is an affordable wireless earphone with one of the best quality constructions and a decent sound output.

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Robust build quality

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Lightweight and comfort fit

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Tonally balanced sound output

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Long charging times

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv4.2
Builtin MicrophoneYes
Battery10 Hours
Warranty1 Year

9. Chkokko Mercury M2

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Honorable Mention
  • All-weather companion
  • Stylish design
  • 1-year product warranty

The Mercury M2 is a wireless Bluetooth device from the Chkokko that has some compelling features justifying its entry to the list of best wireless Bluetooth earphones under Rs.2,000.

Design and Build Quality

The Chkokko Mercury M2 feels nice on ears and you barely feel the device is there. This is because the earpiece weighs only about 21g in total.

The Chkokko earphones have a colour scheme of red and black mixed and matched to give a premium feel.

The silicone ear cups are super comfortable and hold the earpiece in place comfortably.

Speakers and Sound Quality

With the Bluetooth v4.1 CSR chip inside, this product delivers hi-fidelity sound through the speakers.

The bass levels on this earphone will satiate the soul of an ardent bass fanatic for sure.

The CSR chip inside features the CVC 6.0 Noise cancellation feature built-in.

This also enhances the immersive music listening experience even when you are in the middle of a chaotic environment.

Miscellaneous

Let’s talk about the positives at first. Chkokko has taken utmost care in designing this wireless earphone to be as durable as possible.

The sensitive circuitry inside and outside the case has been coated with sweat-proof nano-coating to prevent damage.

The hydrophobic coating also helped this product to achieve IPX5 certification as well.

The built-in microphone is of decent quality and we didn’t face any trouble while attending voice calls.

The only negative we felt was that the cable is unnecessarily long. This makes certain discomfort while engaged in strenuous activities such as push-ups.

Battery Life

The 100 mAh Li-ion battery on this earphone performed outstandingly on our stress tests.

The battery lasted for a good 7-8 hours while playing music continuously at about 60-70% volume.

Verdict

The Chkokko Mercury M2 is a great choice for a budget Bluetooth earphone priced under Rs.2,000.

The surprisingly great battery life and the bass-rich sound makes it a worthy product for your money.

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Battery life is good

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IPX5 certified

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Rich in bass

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Unnecessarily long cable

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv4.1
Builtin MicrophoneYes
Battery7-8 Hours
Warranty1 year
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If you didn’t find the one you were looking for at this budget, don’t forget to check out our best lists of wireless earphones under Rs.3,000.

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