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Top 15 Best Earphones Under ₹500 In India | {Updated} December 2019

Leaf Basic Wired Earphones with Mic
Written by Aishwar Babber

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These days, earphones are not included in the box by the majority of the smartphone companies, which makes it necessary for us to buy one separately, in case your smartphone does not come with a pair.

In case you love music and have certain requirements, and are on a tight budget there are a variety of earphones available for a reasonable price of ₹500.

If you are looking out for earphones that are affordable and are good for normal calls or music, this article will give you all the details, pros and cons of 15 best earphones that fall under ₹500. This article will help you select the best affordable earphones if you are on a budget.

Top 15 Best Earphones Under 500 In India

1. Realme Earbuds:

Realme Earbud- Best earphones under 500

If you are on a budget of Rs.500, Realme Earbuds are the best earphones in this price range. This earphone is not just good-looking wired earphone but also offers a good music experience. It comes with 11mm audio drivers which gives you a powerful sound and claims to have a 160 percent louder Bass.

Its wire has the Break-resistant Kevlar fiber protection and the cable is tangle free. There are three buttons which are used to control music as well as take or end calls. Additionally, there is a button which can activate Google Assistant.

Pros:
  • They have an excellent design and good quality build.
  • The three-button remote and the microphone function well.
  • Powerful and loud sound.
  • It is reasonably priced for the features offered.
Cons:
  • The sound can be rough
  • The bass is a bit in excess
Price:

The earphones are priced at ₹499.

 

2. Mi Earphones Basic with Mic – [Best Earphones Under 500 With Microphone]

The quality of the build of these Mi earphones is pretty good for the price. Each earphone has the earbuds placed in an arrangement that makes it fit the ears well.

It has a 3.5mm jack which is gold plated and angled in a way to last long. The earbuds are of silicon and not quite comfortable, but good for the price.

The product has 10mm drivers that offer a frequency response of 20 Hz to 20000 Hz and an impedance of 32 Ohm. It has an ergonomic design along with a Tangle-free 1.2-meter wire. In addition, a built-in mic is available which can be used for calls too.

MI Earphones Basic - Top Earphone Under 500

The mic has just one button, which can be used to Play/Pause the music, or to Answer / Disconnect the Call. Long Press of this button will activate the Google Assistant on Android. The sound quality of this earphone is better than expectations.

As of today, Xiaomi has become a trusted brand among for us and are known for providing products that really give a bang for your buck. Therefore, in my opinion, Mi Earphones Basic might be one of the best earphones under 500 with mic.

Pros:
  • For the price, it offers a good quality sound.
  • It is comfortable.
  • It is a value for money product.
Cons:
  • The mids are a bit repressed
  • The remote can be fiddly
Price:

Price:  Mi earphones are priced at ₹399.

 

3. The  BoAt BassHeads 100 In-Ear Headphones with Mic (Black)

boAt BassHeads 100 in-Ear Headphones with Mic

This earphone is the perfect choice when it comes to an earphone which is stylish and stands out from the crowd. This stylish BassHeads 100 superior coated and wired earphones have become a fashion statement with the amazing colors of jet black and frosty white which turns heads.

The Boat Bassheads 100 is an amazing combination of style and performance. It has an HD microphone which helps in making clear calls, answer or end calls and play or pause music in a single click.

It also lets you move a track either forward or backward with 2 or 3 clicks respectively.

Pros:
  • The build is of excellent quality
  • The earphones are user-friendly
  • The earphones are dynamic and can be used with mobiles or laptops
  • The fit is quite comfortable
  • It comes with a 1-year warranty
Cons:
  • The mic is of good quality, however, at times the sound is not that clear. In addition to this, the mic has a plastic frame over it and the button is next to the mic.
  • The bass is not as strong as they claim.
Price:

These earphones are priced at ₹399.

 

4. Sound One 616

Sound One 616 - Budget Earphone

These earphones have a decent design and the build is of amazing quality. The quality of the build is quite good for the price. It comes in three colors- Black, Blue, and Red. The main head portion of the earphones has a plastic build and a metal finishing. Overall, the earphones have a great appearance and don’t look cheap.

For the price, the quality of sound is quite good and the Bass is impressive too. If you love EDM, this is the earphone for you. It has a 10.6 mm driver and a Frequency response of 15 to 24000 Hz.

The 10.6 mm driver leads to a very high volume of the audio output. When played at full volume, the sound is not quite clear.

Pros:
  • It has a sleek design
  • The tonal balance is quite good
  • It comes with a 6-month warranty
  • It is good for traveling as the cable is tangle-free.
Cons:
  • The quality of the build of earphones is average
Price:

The earphones are priced at ₹479.

 

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5. SAMSUNG EHS64AVFBECINU

This earphone is definitely worth a try in the affordable segment of earphones. It offers a good music experience, along with deep bass and clear sound. It comes with a microphone for calls. This is the perfect earphones which offer a disturbance-free experience.

Samsung EHS64 Earphone With Mic

It provides maximum comfort and amazing performance. It is good for interactive games. This earphone is compatible with iPhones as well as all devices with a 3.5 mm audio jack.

The Samsung EHS64 earphones are the original ones created by Samsung which offer good bass and good sound quality. It has a microphone embedded in it. It comes at a reasonable rate with all the facilities. This earphone is quite impressive and probably is the best in this category.

Pros:
  • It has good Sound Quality
  • The base is high and the sound is quite clear
  • This product is value for money
  • It offers a 6-month warranty
  • It has a good Noise cancellation
Cons:
  • It does not have a proper fit it keeps slipping from the ears
Price:

The earphones are priced at ₹449.

 

6. Philips SHE1405BK/94 In-Ear Headphone Headset With Mic – Black

Philips SHE1405BK - Best earphones under 500 rs

The earphones have an integrated microphone and call button which can be used to listen to music as well as for calls from the smartphone. It allows you to enjoy a hands-free experience as you can accept or reject calls easily.  

The speaker drivers of these earphones are super-small and fit inside the ear quite comfortably.

The snug fit ensures locking of outside noise and provides a high-intensity listening experience. It offers three interchangeable ear caps right from small to large size, to ensure the pair fits perfectly into the ears.

The cable length is ideal and gives you the freedom to keep your audio device wherever you want.

Pros:
  • It is compact, comfortable and lightweight.
  • The quality and clarity of sound are good in comparison to others having the same specifications.

Cons:

  • If the earphones are handled roughly, it might not be that durable.
Price:

The earphones are priced at ₹349.

 

7. Portronics POR-767 Conch 204 In-Ear Stereo Headphone with 3.5mm Aux Port and Mic (Blue)

This is an in-ear headphone and offers amazing Sound Clarity. It is quite comfortable to wear and has a Convenient Call Control. Conch 204 lets you enjoy your own world of Music, with its amazing noise cancellation feature.  

Conch 204 In-ear earphones, also known as In-Ear Monitors (IEMs), come with soft Silicon Ear-buds which comfortably seal the ear canals thereby giving a great Bass Effect, amazing Noise Isolation and a perfect Fit-security which makes it suitable to wear while moving around for a long time.

Portronics Por-763 Conch 204

Any earphone needs to have a good fit and tight seal to give that great sound quality. Conch 204 also offers its users a super Construction quality, with a Lightweight Design (about 16gm) for comfort. This makes it better than the other expensive earphones.

The earbuds are best suited for all shapes and sizes of ear canals. The earphones also have a high quality in-built high Microphone to accept calls. The 1.2m cord is strong, lengthy and tangle-free to keep the connected phone or mp3 player in your bag or pocket and lets you enjoy the music on the go.

Pros:
  • The Soft silicon ear-buds provide a great bass effect, offers noise isolation and gives a great fit
  • The earphones are of super construction quality and are lightweight.

Cons:

  • It offers only a 3-month manufacturing warranty
  • It is not as durable as other products
Price:

The earphones are priced at ₹339.

 

8. Skullcandy S2DUDZ-072 Earphone (without Mic)

These earphones offer a comfortable as well as snug in-ear fit and feature efficient speakers. The in-ear seal prevents any ambient noise. The earphones are best suited for long durations of listening and can be worn even while you jog, dance or workout.

Skullcandy S2DUDZ-072 in-Ear Headphones Under 500

It is designed in a way to cater to the requirements of fitness freaks and sports enthusiasts who love to listen to music while they work out. These in-ear headphones have a great frequency response range of 20 Hz to 20 kHz.

The earphones are quite affordable and are the perfect gift for loved ones. With a speaker driver of about 10 mm, they are the best in-ear headphones. The earphones have silicone ear gels and are of three different sizes, which lets you select the best fit for your ears. The sound reproduction quality is outstanding.

Pros:
  • It offers a powerful and dynamic sound
  • It is cost-effective
  • The different size ear gels ensure you get the best fit and also offers noise isolation
  • The earphones offer a comfortable fit

Cons:

  • It does not come with a microphone
  • The cord is not tangle-free
Price:

It is priced at ₹499.

 

9. BoAt BassHeads 152 with HD Sound, in-line mic, Dual Tone Secure Braided Cable & 3.5mm Angled Jack Wired Earphones. (Red)

The earphones come with 10mm Drivers and give you great bass and crystal-clear sound. The design of the earphones is quite vibrant and available in three colors-Active Black, Jazzy Blue and Raging Red.

boAt BassHeads 152

They are quite trendy and stylish. This earphone comes with an inbuilt microphone and a tangle-free half-braided cable which makes it quite convenient to accept calls on the go. It is the perfect earphone and is designed for comfort.  It is equipped with a 3.5mm angled and gold-plated jack. 

BoAt BassHeads 152 also comes in my list of one of the best earphones under 500 Rs. This is for those of you who are looking for heavy bass and like to hear bass heavy songs more often.

Pros:
  • Offers the best bass sound and crystal -clear sound
  • The design is durable and trendy and is created for comfort.
  • The cord is half-braided, tangle-free
  • It offers a one-year manufacturing warranty

Cons:

  • The mic though of good quality, however, at times the sound is not that clear. In addition to this, the button is next to the mic.
Price:

It is priced at ₹499.

 

10. Boult Audio ProBass Loop in-Ear Headphones with Mic (Black)

These earphones from Boult have an ergonomic design with perfectly angled ear-tips which give a good in-ear fit and keep them secure while you jog or workout.

The earphones are made up of high-quality materials and are water-resistant. The Kevlar reinforced cable, the best quality built-in subwoofer and the metallic and stylish drivers loupe not just deliver a fashion statement but also gives you high fidelity audio.

Boult Audio BassBuds - Ear Headphones with Microphone

The micro-woofers provide a crystal-clear HD sound and the flexible cable fasteners give you the perfect grip. The translucent adjustable silicone ear fasteners give the product an aesthetic appearance and also prevents the earphone from falling off, even while you work out.

It is compatible with androids, iOS, tablets, laptops, blackberry’s, etc. The product comes with a travel case and two pairs of extra earbuds.

Pros:
  • It has an ergonomic design
  • Quite fashionable and comfortable and gives a good in-ear fit
  • Compatible with many devices
  • It comes with a travel case and additional earbuds
  • The earphones are water-resistant
  • It offers a one-year manufacturing warranty

Cons:

  • The earphones might feel a little heavy in comparison to other earphones
  • The cord is not tangle-free
Price:

It is priced at ₹499.

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11. Motorola Pace 100 In-Ear Headphones with Mic (Black)

Motorola Pace 100 in-Ear Headphones with Mic Under 500

The Pace 100 offers a powerful bass, crisp mids and highs along with a delicate treble, courtesy the secure and snug fit of the earphones. It comes with 3 sizes of earbuds-large, medium and small, to ensure the user gets the best fit for the additional comfort.

For all the Alexa lovers, Motorola has upped its game with the built-in feature of Alexa, which makes it easier for you to call a cab or get any information you need. It comes with a 1.2m cable and an integrated microphone which makes accepting or rejecting a call as easy as playing the music.

Pros:
  • Offers a rich base and clear sound
  • Gives a good fit and is comfortable
  • It is Alexa, Siri and google assistant enabled
  • It comes with a one-year manufacturing warranty
  • Good noise isolation
  • Sleek an elegant design

Cons:

  • The cord is not tangle-free
Price:

It is priced at ₹449.

 

12. Envent Beatz 307 In-Ear Headphone with Mic (Metallic Black)

The Beatz 307 by Envent is designed with a sturdy metal which makes it a sturdy earphone and gives a much crisper sound.  The design is ergonomic, has a smooth grip and is comfortable on the ears.

It offers earbuds of three different sizes- small, medium and large size which helps the user select the best fit for his/her ears. The design being unique makes it stylish, comfortable and light-weight.

Envent Beatz 307 - Earphones with Mic under 500

It offers premium sound with its 10 mm speaker drivers and strikes a balance with deep bass, full midrange, and crisp highs. Its In-line remote control feature is compatible with an iPhone, iPad or an android, and lets you control volume, select songs or accept calls easily.

The microphone is of superior quality and eliminate any cross-talk and background statics. The silicone buds provide additional comfort. It comes with a gold plated 3.5mm jack, cable wire with copper wires which are tangle-free. Along with the free earbuds, it offers an ear hook and a carrying pouch.

Pros:
  • The cables flat design makes it tangle-free
  • Offers the best handsfree experience
  • The gold -plated jack minimizes the signal losses
  • Reliable and durable
  • Ergonomic design and light-weight product
  • One-year manufacturing warranty is provided

Cons:

  • The company has very few services centres, so for any warranty related issue, one has to contact the customer care
  • Quality of sound is satisfactory and not as per the claims of the company.
Price:

It is priced at ₹399.

 

13. Syska HE1100 Beat Pro Earphone – White

The BeatPro Earphones by Syska come with a 1.2 m long cable. The roundness of this cable makes sure you enjoy a tangle-free music listening experience every single time.

Syska HE1100 Beat Pro - Earphone Under 500

Syska has ensured that this product is quite comfortable and suits all types of ears. The earphones come with three different sizes of earbuds- small, large and medium.

The earbuds are quite comfortable and do not irritate the ear if worn for longer durations. It is compatible with all types of smartphones, Laptops, tablets, or the Apple Mac and other music players. It comes with a built-in microphone with a multi-function button making it easy to play or pause the music or accept and decline calls.

It provides clear sound and noise cancellation. It offers a 10mm speaker driver with a frequency range of 20Hz to 20kHz.

Pros:
  • It offers a comfortable fit
  • The cord is tangle-free
  • It offers a good handsfree experience
  • It offers a one-year manufacturing warranty
  • Value for money
  • Good bass and clarity

Cons:

  • The build is not of very great quality.
  • Good for those who listen to more of bass.
Price:

It is priced at ₹449.

 

14. Ant Audio W56 Wired Metal in Ear Stereo Bass Headphone (Blue)

The Dynamic Drivers of 10mm of this earphone offer crystal clear sound.  It delivers powerful and bass-driven stereo sound with good clarity and dynamics. It is designed for those who love classical music, rock music, pop music, or gaming with good quality sound.

It comes with three sets of soft silicone rubber ear tips-large, medium and small, which lets you select the right size for your ears.  It is compatible with for iPhones, iPod, Android smartphones, MP3 players, Computers, etc. It offers an impedance of about 17g and a frequency range of 20Hz-20kHZ. It comes with a 3.5mm jack.

Ant Audio W56

It has an aluminum alloy housing which is forged by over 20 processes making it corrosion-resistant, anti-aging and more durable. The TPE Flat cord is hollow with durable oxygen-free copper wire making it durable and long-lasting. The 3.5mm gold plated jack ensures reliable connectivity.

It offers a built-in microphone which gets rid of exterior noise. It also has a 1-button in-line metal remote which lets you accept and end phone calls easily, control music and the volume with a touch of a button. The design makes the product compact and lightweight making it the ideal companion while exercising or traveling.

Pros:
  • Compatible with iOS, Android, laptops, music players, etc.
  • It is durable and long-lasting
  • Compact and light-weight product
  • Bass-driven and good clarity of sound
  • Quite stylish and trendy and good packaging
  • Cord is tangle-free
  • It offers a warranty of one year

Cons:

  • Good for bass-lovers
  • Earphones tend to slip off
Price:

It is priced at ₹499.

 

15. Leaf Basic Wired Earphones with Mic and Inline Remote (Black)

The Leaf Basic Wired Earphones come with a Mic and In-Line Remote and boasts of a 10 mm HD Sound driver. Deep Bass technology enables you to enjoy your music with better clarity. Sound quality distortion is minimized due to the speaker resistance of 16 Ohm and a sensitivity range of 101 (+/- 3)dB.

Leaf Basic Wired Earphones with Mic

The earphones come with ABS (Acrylonitrile, Butadiene, and Styrene)- a plastic which is tough and strong than the usual earphones. The design is quite durable and comfortable and ensures the earphones are secure and stay fit while you are running, jogging or working out at the gym.

The multi-function inline remote makes answering calls, playing music, activating Siri or Google quite easy. The ABS plastic earbuds and silicon wire with an extra transparent coating make these earphones better than the others.

It has an invisible sweatproof nano-coating technology which protects the earbuds against sweat while working out a workout and this feature makes it more comfortable and prevents it from a fallout.

It comes with a 3.5 mm metallic AUX which has a gold-plated jack. It offers good warranty service- the product is picked from your door-step and a new one is delivered to you without any hassles and cost.

Pros:
  • The ABS plastic makes the product durable and sturdy.
  • Hassle-free service in case of a defect.
  • Inline remote gives a good handsfree experience.

Cons:

  • Sound quality is not as per expectations
  • Cord is not tangle-free.
Price:

The product is priced at ₹349.

 

Conclusion: Best Earphone Under 500 Rs

Earphones are a mandatory accessory whether you have a smartphone, an Mp3 player or laptops, and tablets. You must ensure that the earphone you purchase is compatible with any of the devices you own.

Also, keeping in mind the price, the quality of sound or build might not match the expectations and in case you wish to get yourself a high-end earphone, there are many good earphones available in the price range of ₹500-₹2000. I will keep on researching and adding new earphones to this list, so keep checking back. 

When it comes to best earphone under 500 Rs, Mi Earphone Basic, Boat Basehead 100, Philips SHE1405BK/94 and Portronics POR-767 Conch 204 are quite impressive.

The others are good as well for the price offered. Some of them might have good quality sound but might lack in fit and ergonomic design, whereas a few others might not have an in-built mic. The selection of an earphone depends on your budget and your requirements and the compatibility with all devices.

About the author

Aishwar Babber

Aishwar Babber is a passionate blogger and digital marketer. He loves to talk and blog about gadget, and latest tech, which motivates him to run GizmoBase. He is into digital marketing and SEO and is looking forward to living a successful entrepreneur's life.

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