Owning a Bluetooth earphone was an option until Apple came along and abolished the headphone jack.
Now owning a 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 nine best Bluetooth neckband wireless earphones under Rs.2,000 available in India to make your purchase decision easier.
Without any further ado, let’s get started!
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Fast charging support
Comfort fit design
No LDAC/AptX codec support
Oppo Enco M32 is hailed as the successor of the much appreciated original Enco M31 wireless earphone.
Priced a couple of hundred rupees lesser than the Oppo Enco M31, does this wireless earphone have what it takes to keep up the name of its elder brother?
Design and Build Quality
The Oppo Enco M32 looks and feels slightly different from the Enco M31. The build material is plastic and the fit and finish of the construction are decent.
The flexible band wraps around the neck quite comfortably and can take a few beatings without any damage.
The earpieces are magnetic and the magnetic action also helps in automatic Bluetooth connectivity with the host device.
When you detach the earbuds, it gets connected with the device, provided the Bluetooth is turned on and when they are attached, the connection terminates.
Speaking of the build quality, the Oppo Enco M32 comes certified with IP55 dust and water resistance for outdoor use.
In terms of overall sound quality, the Oppo Enco M32 fares decently for the price at which it is offered.
One major downgrade of this budget wireless earphone, when compared with the lack of LDAC codec support, was one of the highlights of the Oppo Enco M31.
The bass notes sound very deep and clean, so are the vocals. The treble seems to be on the lighter side, but overall the sound quality is very pleasing.
In-line Remote and Microphone
The call quality from the Enco M32 is one of the best in its price segment. The voice sounds clean and undistorted on either end.
The inline remote has dedicated volume rockers and a multifunction center button for other playback controls.
The main drawback of the Oppo Enco M31 was its better life. Now with the Enco M32, Oppo has rectified that.
The Enco M32 will last up to 28 hours on a single full charge at medium volume level.
The Type-C charging port lets you quickly charge this wireless earphone from 0-100 within 35 minutes.
The Oppo Enco M32 is one of the best wireless earphones that you can buy for a budget of Rs.2000 in the Indian market as of now.
The sound output with rich, clean bass and the long lasting battery life makes it a champion in its price segment.
|Battery||Up to 28 Hours|
Fast charging support
Magnetically controlled earbuds
Comfortable and secure fit
No aptX codec support
You don’t need any introduction about the OnePlus brand right?
OnePlus, one of the popular flagship budget smartphone manufacturers has been marketing some of their branded accessories such as earphones for a while now, but most of them came at a premium price tag.
The OnePlus Bullets Wireless is a budget in-ear styled Bluetooth earphone priced under Rs.2,000 featuring a slew of features which makes it one of the best buys in its segment.
The OnePlus Bullets Z carried forward the signature picture-perfect design when it comes to the other OnePlus products.
From the angled earpiece design to the red accents on the inline remote, you will notice the pleasant OnePlus vibe right away.
The flexible headband is very soft and poses no threat to the wearing comfort whatsoever.
The angled earpiece might seem a bit unconventional for those with smaller ears, but certainly not a deal-breaker.
The earpieces are magnetic and can be attached after use to prevent tangling of the same. In OnePlus smartphones, this feature also doubles up in pausing and playing the music playback.
Overall, the construction feels very durable and the design is very classy and premium for the price.
The OnePlus Wireless Z delivers a tonally balanced sound output with perfectly complimenting bass and treble notes. The vocals come out clean and crisp as well.
If you are looking for a wireless earphone with a pronounced deep bass, then you might want to know this earphone isn’t for you.
This wireless earphone priced under Rs.2,000 comes with AAC support but no aptX yet like its elder brother Oneplus Bullets 2.
There is no sound distortion whatsoever but it is always advisable to listen to music at a moderate volume.
The company claims that this earphone is waterproof, so we guess it will be fine to be used outdoors under minor drizzles and rain.
The OnePlus fanatic mode which is built into the system ensures low latency audio while gaming.
“Low latency audio” ensures that there is no delay between the actual music playback and the actual moment when you hear the sound. Latency is usually a problem with Bluetooth audio streaming in general.
The inline remote is very feature-rich and has dedicated volume buttons. The microphone on this device offers decent in-call audio during hands-free voice calls.
The Bullets Wireless Z also features multiple pairing options. You can switch between the devices just with a double press on the power button.
The OnePlus Wireless Z offers up to 20 hours of music playback on a single charge.
This device also supports the OnePlus warp charge feature which will let you juice up the earphone for just 10 minutes and continue listening for up to 10 hours.
The OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z is a feature-rich wireless earphone with a pleasant sound output quality.
Additional features such as warp charge support and multi-pairing options make it a worthwhile product to purchase for Rs.2,000.
|Battery||Up to 20 Hours|
Decent quality microphone
Outdated micro-USB charging port
The Mi Neckband Pro is one of the most recent audio product launches from Xiaomi in the Indian market.
Priced at just Rs.1,799, Mi Neckband Pro is on a mission to capture back some of the market share it has lost to Realme in the audio devices segment.
Loaded with the active noise cancellation (ANC) feature, how does the Mi neckband Pro stack up against its rivals? Let’s see.
The Mi Neckband Pro looks almost identical to many other neckband style earphones we have seen in the past.
The rubber neckband portion with plastic end compartments has decent quality, to say the least. The neckband is flexible and comfortable enough to be worn around the neck for long periods at a stretch.
The earpieces themselves look similar to that of the Redmi earphones but have an interesting pointy cap design on the right one and an indented cap design on the left.
These earpieces are magnetic and can be attached when not in use. The one side pointy end fits in well to the indented portion of the left earpiece, thereby offering a secure lock.
All the control buttons on this wireless earphone are located on the right side of the end compartment. There is a micro-USB charging port hidden under a rubber flap on the right side. Unfortunately, Xiaomi missed out on adding a modern Type-C port.
This is an IPX5 certified wireless earphone that can be taken outdoors even under light rains without any problem whatsoever.
The Mi Neckband Pro features 10mm speaker drivers that deliver a sound signature with emphasis on the bass notes. While the vocals are clear and distinct, at times the bass feels a bit overpowering.
There is only a minimal distortion in sound output even at higher volume levels with this earphone. The treble notes blend well with the vocals and the overall sound quality feels quite decent for the price.
Active Noise Cancellation
The Mi Neckband Pro is the cheapest wireless earphone in India with ANC on board. Xiaomi claims that this earphone can block ambient noises up to 25dB.
The performance with ANC turned on, as expected can be termed decent but not something groundbreaking. Along with ANC, Xiaomi has also added ENC (Environment Noise Cancellation).
Both the ANC and the ENC block out the background noise somewhat which is quite okay given the affordable price tag this earphone comes to the market with.
The Mi Neckband Pro is powered by a 150mAh battery inside that is rated to last up to 20 hours of music playback with ANC turned on.
Depending on the volume levels at which you are listening, expect this number to come down or go up.
The Mi Neckband Pro is the cheapest wireless earphone available in the Indian market with ANC.
The sound signature emphasized on bass notes feels decent and the wearing comfort adds to the overall value for money proposition of this product.
|Battery||Up to 20 Hours|
Realme Link companion app
Gesture control support
Tiny volume rockers
Dizo is a subsidiary of Realme marketed as a separate entity operating by the name Dizo Techlife.
The Dizo wireless neckband earphone is an entry-level device loaded with features available for a price of just Rs.1,499.
Design and Build Quality
The Dizo wireless neckband is completely made from plastics. Weighing just 23g, this is one of the lightweight neckband earphones in the market.
Even though the pricing of this earphone is in the lower spectrum, the fit and finish seem to be decent.
The neckband itself is flexible and won’t break easily unless you plan to use this earphone carelessly.
The flat style cable and the magnetic earpiece casing ensures that the wires won’t dangle around.
The inline remote of Dizo wireless earphone features dedicated volume control buttons.
The earpieces themselves are touch-sensitive and support gesture actions. You can control or assign gestures via the Realme Link app.
The Dizo Bluetooth neckband comes certified with IPX4. This means you can take it outside without the fear of sweat or drizzles damaging the earphone.
Speakers and Sound Quality
The Dizo neckband earphone features relatively bigger 11.2mm drivers that give prominence to bass notes.
The majority of Indian customers love extra bass in their music and the same is the case with Dizo.
The bass notes sound deep, natural and blend with vocals and treble notes well. You can even control the type of sound output from this earphone via the preset equalizer options in the Realme Link app.
The inline mic does a good job with voice calls. The sound distortion is minimal and both the sides are audible well and clear when used indoors.
Dizo has added a special game mode that reduces the in-game latency up to 88ms.
This is ideal if you are planning to play games such as BGMI and CS: Go Mobile with a neckband wireless earphone.
Dizo claims that this wireless earphone will last for up to 17 hours on a single charge with a moderate volume level.
With the USB Type-C port on board, it supports fast charging. You can continue using the earphone for two hours with just 10 minutes of charging.
The Dizo wireless earphone is a steal of a deal for the budget of just Rs.1,499. Loaded with features, this neckband is well worth its asking price.
|Battery||Up to 17 Hours|
Flat, tangle-free cable
Dedicated volume buttons
Decent voice call clarity
Ear hooks feel a bit uncomfortable
boAt is one of the most popular audio brands currently in the Indian market with a ton of products under various audio accessory segments.
The 255 Pro+ is a budget wireless earphone from boAt offering a bass-heavy sound output with the bonus of having excellent battery life.
Design and Build Quality
As expected from a budget wireless earphone, the boAt Rockerz 255 Pro+ is completely made from plastic materials.
Regarding the fit and finish, it doesn’t feel premium or that cheap. For the asking price, we’d say the build quality is fine.
The use of flat cable makes this budget wireless earphone tangle-free and easy to use. The cable has adequate thickness but rough usage over time might damage the connections.
The earbuds are magnetic and attach with decent strength. These earbuds also come with supporting ear hooks for secure in-ear fit.
Speakers and Sound Quality
Similar to most other boAt branded earphones, the Rockerz 255 Pro+ has a bass-heavy sound signature that will appeal to most Indian customers.
The vocals are clear and don’t get affected much by the bass, but when the volume is kept below 80%.
The treble notes sound decent but at times gets overpowered by the bass notes.
The boAt Rockerz 255 Pro+ features a full-fledged inline remote with dedicated volume buttons.
The microphone inside the inline remote works quite decently to provide a good hands-free voice call experience.
And yes, since this budget earphone is IPX7 certified, you can use it outdoors without any issues.
The boAt Rockerz 255 Pro+ is powered by a 150mAh battery that is rated to last for up to 40 hours on a single charge.
But in real-life use, you can expect it to last anywhere from 25-30 hours, which is still a very good number.
This budget neckband earphone supports ASAP fast charging and the battery will juice up completely within one hour.
Please note that using fast chargers rated above 18W might damage the battery inside low powered devices such as wireless earphones and TWS earbuds.
The boAt Rockerz 255 Pro+ is one of the best wireless earphones priced under Rs.2,000 with exceptional battery life and a bass-heavy sound signature.
|Battery||Up to 40 Hours|
Google Assistant support
Robust build quality
Supporting ear hooks
Outdated micro USB charging
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 wireless is a Bluetooth earphone priced under Rs.2000 which shares the same platform as the wired Realme earphones, but this time in a wireless form factor.
The Realme buds wireless 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 an excellent click response.
The earpiece is made of lightweight hard plastic chassis and is magnetic. There is an earhook support over the earpiece aiding a comfortable fit.
The Realme buds wireless packs an 11.2mm 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.
The Realme buds wireless come with a white LED light to indicate the pairing as well as battery status.
The inline remote features dedicated volume rockers and have an integrated mic that works decently when it comes to hands-free voice calls.
Realme provides six months of comprehensive warranty on this product if anything goes wrong in the meantime.
Despite the compact form factor, Realme has managed to include a 110mAh 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.
If you are searching for feature-rich Bluetooth earphones with excellent battery life and pleasing sound output, Realme buds wireless is one of the best choices under an affordable budget of just Rs.2000.
Lightweight and comfortable
Decent microphone quality
Dedicated volume control buttons
Average sound stage separation
Mivi is an Indian company based in Hyderabad. They are one of the first Indian brands to start manufacturing earphones and Bluetooth speakers here in India, rather than rebranding and importing products from China.
The Mivi Collar 2B is one of the first wireless earphones under the Make in India campaign that retails for just Rs.1,199 in the Indian market.
The Mivi Collar 2B is for the most part built from plastic materials. The quality of construction feels quite decent for the asking price and nothing much.
The neckband portion is silicone with a rubbery texture. This neckband can be twisted and turned as it is highly flexible without taking any damage.
Weighing at just 29g, this neckband style wireless earphone is very much comfortable to be worn around the neck. The in-ear design of the earpieces fits firm inside the ear canal providing a tight air seal.
Mivi hasn’t mentioned any specific Ingress Protection (IP) certification but states that this wireless earphone is sweatproof.
The Mivi Collar 2B comes with 10mm drivers inside which delivers a nominally balanced sound output when compared to some other budget Bluetooth earphones priced under Rs.2,000.
The bass notes are on point without artificiality and the vocals and the treble notes remain perfectly audible. The stage separation is not much distinct but given the perfectly acceptable price.
Sound output from this wireless earphone remains distortion-free for the most part, even when played with volume levels above 80%.
The Mivi Collar 2B has playback control buttons integrated into the neckband body. There are dedicated volume rockers along with a multifunction button.
The inbuilt microphone does a good job of delivering a pleasant hands-free voice call experience.
The 120mAh battery inside the Mivi Collar 2B is rated to last for up to 10 hours with 50-60% volume on a single full charge.
This wireless earphone from Mivi supports fast charging and you can get around 10 hours of listening time with just 10 minutes of charge.
It takes around 45 minutes to charge the battery inside from empty to a hundred per cent.
The Mivi Collar 2B is a made in India wireless earphone with an affordable price tag and acceptable sound output quality.
The fast charging support feature and the overall balanced sound output makes this device a good choice for a budget under Rs.1,300.
USB type C charging
Dedicated volume control buttons
Bulky inline remote
Sony earphones have been a frequent appearance in our best buying lists owing to their affordable budget and excellent sound output.
The Sony Wi X200 is a budget wireless in-ear earphone that is designed for casual indoor usage and engineered to deliver the best audio experience.
The Wi C200 from Sony has a metallic matte finish earpiece with a durable plastic bonded casing which is lightweight yet strong and durable.
The slightly angled earpiece fits into the ear canal pretty well and offers a closed-back listening experience.
The specially designed eartips have grooves on them, which makes them feel comfortable while wearing them for longer periods. The rounded cable has sufficient thickness and length as well.
The Sony WI C200 packs in 9mm speaker drivers that deliver perfectly balanced sound output with adequate bass and treble.
The vocals are crisp and clean even at higher volume levels. If you are a bass head, the deep and unartificial lows will make you satisfied with this earphone.
The wider soundstage allows for multiple notes across the frequency spectrum to be audible while playing the music.
The clever design of the angled earpiece offers excellent noise isolation resulting in an immersive music listening experience.
In-line Remote and Voice Quality
This plasticky remote has three buttons, namely, a call accepts/reject button, and two volume control buttons.
The microphone in this earphone works decent enough for you to conduct effortless voice calls, even in the middle of a noisy crowd.
The battery on this wireless earphone is placed inside the in-line remote compartment and is capable of lasting for about fifteen hours on a single charge.
It takes about an hour and a half to completely charge this device from zero to a hundred per cent.
The Sony WI C200 is a capable wireless earphone suitable for listening to all genres of music in all its glory.
The comfortable silicone ear tip and lightweight design result in a comfortable wearing experience that won’t bother you in any way.
|Battery||Up to 15 Hours|
Decent build quality
Dual microphones with ENC
Dual pairing feature
Micro USB charging port
Redmi Sonic Bass is one of the first Redmi branded Bluetooth neckband style earphones available in the Indian market.
Priced at Rs.1,299, this feature-rich wireless earphone packs in a lot of cutting edge features, well worth the asking price.
As expected, the Redmi Sonic bass wireless earphone has a light plastic construction with a flexible neckband.
The fit and finish of the build seem okay for the price and the quality of materials used is decent.
The inline remote and the battery pack is placed on either side of the neckband for proper weight balance and optimal wearing comfort.
This Bluetooth neckband style earphone comes with IPX4 sweat and splash resistance making this earphone suitable for use in gyms and outdoors.
The ergonomically designed earpieces come with magnetic tips that latch on to each other when not in use, preventing the wires from tangling around.
Weighing at just 21.2g, this in-ear Bluetooth earphone from Redmi is one of the lightest in its price segment.
The 9.2mm dynamic speakers drivers inside this earphone is tuned to have a bass-heavy sound output, preferred by most Indian customers.
The bass notes are rich and deep, while the vocals and the higher end treble notes remain perfectly audible.
Speaking of voice call quality, this wireless earphone features dual microphones with ENC (environmental noise cancellation). This feature limits the background noises while voice calling and delivers a decent in-call audio experience for the price.
The Redmi Sonicbass earphone features dedicated volume control buttons and a multi-function button for media control.
This button can also be used to trigger voice assistants – Google voice assistant in the case of Android smartphones and Siri in the case of iOS devices.
The dual microphones as we discussed earlier deliver decent voice call quality.
This wireless neckband style earphone also supports dual pairing which will let you use the earphone between two different devices seamlessly.
The 120mAh Li-ion battery inside the Redmi Sonicbass earphone will last you for up to 12 hours on a single charge.
Depending upon the volume level, this number may vary significantly. It takes around two hours to completely charge this battery from zero to a hundred per cent.
The Redmi Sonic Bass is a feature-rich in-ear Bluetooth earphone delivering one of the best sound output quality for a budget under Rs.1,500.
This concludes our curated buying guide for the nine best wireless Bluetooth earphones under Rs.2,000 in India.
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