Best Wireless Earphones Under Rs.2,000 (February 2020)

by | Feb 4, 2020

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. Realme budsOverall Best Pick
2. MIVI Thunderbeats Runner-Up Pick
3. boAt Rockerz 255Weather Proof Wireless Earphone
4. Nu Republic Rebop greenValue for Money Wireless Earphone
5. FREESOLO S8Best Budget wireless Earphone
6. JBL T205BTBest Branded Wireless Earphone
7. Noise tune EliteFeature Rich Budget Wireless Earphone
8. Soundlogic Voice assistantBest Wireless Earphones for Voice Calls
9. Envent LivefitHonorable Mention

1. Realme Buds

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Overall Best Pick
  • 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
Battery12 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. boAt rockerz 255

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Weatherproof Wireless Earphone
  • Powerful 10mm speaker drivers
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • The battery charges up quickly

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

The rockerz 255 from boAt is a budget wireless earphone which fills the void of lack of competitive products under a budget of Rs.2000.

Design and Build Quality

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

The fit and finish of this budget wireless earphone 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 quality 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 255 comes equipped with a 10mm speaker driver which delivers the sound output with rich bass and balanced vocals.

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 v4.2 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 eartips are magnetic and can be locked together in place while not using the earphone.

The boAt rockerz 225 comes with IPX5 water and sweat resistance which makes this product suitable for use in 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 110mAh Li-ion battery which is rated to last for 8 hours of playback time on a single charge.

The battery charges fairly quickly from 0 to 100% within 1.5 hours.

Verdict

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

The bass-rich sound output and the decent eight-hour battery life together with power-efficient Bluetooth v4.2 makes this device well worth the asking price.

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Metallic earpiece housing
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Flat ribbon-style cable

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Dedicated inline remote

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Tinny highs at times

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv4.2
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUp to 8 Hours
Warranty1 year

4. Nu Republic Rebop Green

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Best Budget Wireless Earphone
  • Distortion-free sound output
  • Power-efficient Bluetooth v5.0
  • IPX5 water and sweat resistant

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

The Nu Republic Rebop green is a cheap wireless in-ear style earphones which deliver surprisingly bass-rich sound output considering its price tag of just Rs.1299.

Design and Build Quality

The Nu Republic Rebop green is one of the best looking wireless earphones out there in the Indian market priced under Rs.2000.

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 Rebop green 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 v5.0 technology for wireless connectivity.

This is much more power-efficient than Bluetooth v4.2 and delivers minimal latency to the sound playback.

Battery Life

The Nu Republic Rebop green comes with a rechargeable 110mAh Li-ion battery which lasts for about 8 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.2000, the Nu Republic Rebop green 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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Earhook for a better fit

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Stylish and premium design

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Strong and durable cable

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Slow charging

Specifications

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

5. FREESOLO S8

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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 S8 is categorized as a wireless Bluetooth sports earphone mainly because of its lightweight design and sweatproof form factor.

Design and Build Quality

The design aspect of this wireless earphone isn’t much to say detailed about. The simple yet elegant form factor felt really 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 really 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

Obviously, 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 ear caps that are really comfortable. 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

6. JBL T250BT

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Lightweight and Comfortable 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 T250BT 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 T205BT 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 short 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 T205BT 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 T205 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

7. 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

8. Soundlogic Voice Assistant

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Best Wireless Earphone for Voice Calls
  • Excellent tonal balance
  • Google Assistant/Siri integration
  • Impressive battery life

The Soundlogic Voice assistant is a budget wireless Bluetooth in-ear style earphone that delivers the good quality sound output and has an excellent quality mic for voice calls as well.

This neckband style earphone comes with one-touch connectivity and offers great flexibility when it comes to handsfree operations.

Design and build quality

The Soundlogic Voice assistant is entirely made of plastic. The price tag justifies the usage of plastic and it’s not a bad choice either.

The flexible neckband poses no threat to rough usage. Being made of plastic, it is very light and comfortable to wear around the neck.

The earpiece casing is made of metal and feels very durable and solid. Being magnetic, both the earpieces can be locked when not in use.

The buttons on the neckband are very responsive and feel tactile and clicky to use.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The 10mm drivers on this Bluetooth earphone does meet the expectations. The bass levels are satisfactory and blend well with the mids and highs.

The loudness level is sufficient for listening to music even in noisy environments.

There is no distortion when attending voice calls from this device. The speaker and receiver both can hear the clean and crisp sound without stutters in between.

Miscellaneous

Passive noise cancellation works very well with this earphone. It will help you listen to your favourite music without any distractions in noisy environments.

The mic quality is another USP of this device. It will make long-duration voice calls a pleasure to indulge with.

This wireless Bluetooth earphone has a built-in one-touch Google assistant/ Siri button that will let you dictate commands over the air and carry out different actions without even touching the phone.

Battery Life

The Soundlogic Assistant features an impressive battery life of up to 8 hours on a single charge.

This device takes about 3 hours to completely juice up the battery.

Having the seemingly latest Bluetooth v4.2 allows this product to communicate with other host devices such as your smartphone or laptop with minimal energy consumption.

Verdict

Soundlogic Assistant is the best bet if you are in search of a budget wireless earphone that has the versatility of being a high-quality sound output device as well as a hands-free calling assistant.

With the Bluetooth v4.2 technology and the fairly impressive battery backup of about 8 hours, nothing much can go wrong with the purchase of this earphone.

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Flexible neckband

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Battery life

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Well balanced sound output

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No water resistance

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv4.2
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUp to 8 Hours
Warranty1 year

 

9. Envent Live fit

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Honorable Mention
  • Neodymium magnet driver
  • Water and sweat proof design (IPX4)
  • 1-year warranty

Envent, just like the boAt is yet another India based marketing company specialized in audio related accessories.

The live fit from Envent is a budget wireless earphone which has been designed to give prominence to the comfort factor of the listener.

Design and Build Quality

The Envent Live fit is possibly the best thoughtfully crafted wireless earphone under a budget of Rs.2000.

The rounded glossy metallic earpiece casing to the reinforced rubber inserts on the connectors affirms the fit and finish of this product.

The ear hooks keep the earpieces in place while you’re involved in active sports and workout sessions.

The flat style cable is tangle-free and comfortably wraps around the neck, with no irritation to the skin whatsoever.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The Envent Live fit comes with a 10mm speaker driver which lets out decent quality audio output for the price.

The bass, vocals and the treble is perfectly balanced to provide you with an overall pleasing experience across different genres of music.

This earphone covers the basic human hearing range of 20 – 20000 Hz to deliver all the notes in the music for an immersive experience.

Furthermore, the neodymium-magnet drivers and the metallic acoustic chamber results in a much crisper sound output even at high volume levels.

Miscellaneous

The inline remote is very sturdy and has three separate buttons to avoid confusion when it comes to the media controls.

The microphone works well and offers decent quality voice calls even in outdoors.

The soft silicone earcups and the slightly angled design makes this earphone very comfortable to use even for extended periods.

This earphone is IPX4 certified for sweat and splash-proof as well.

Battery Life

The Envent Live fit is powered by a 60mAh Li-ion battery.

This battery is rated to last for about 4-5 hours on moderate volume levels. The battery takes about an hour and a half to charge completely from 0 to 100%.

Verdict

If you are in search of a budget wireless earphone optimal for comfortable, long term music listening sessions, the Envent Live fit will be a good choice.

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Minimal yet elegant design

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Flat, tangle-free cable

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Supporting ear hooks

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Average battery life

Specifications

Bluetooth Versionv4.1
Builtin MicrophoneYes
BatteryUp to 6 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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