There are a ton of quality, budget, wireless earbuds on the market right now. But which one is going to be the best for you and your specific needs? In this video we’re going to be checking out the five best budget wireless earbuds available right now. I made this list based on sound quality, features, price and more. I’ve included options for every type of consumer, so if you’re looking for the cheapest wireless earbuds that still deliver decent sound or wireless earbuds with active noise cancelling at budget prices, we’ll have the product for you.
The fifth product on our list is the AUKEY true wireless earbuds. These are our best cheap air pods alternative. If you’re in the market for a cheap alternative to the air pods that still does the trick to match up with your day-to-day routine the AUKEY true wireless earbuds might be the best choice for you.
Currently priced at 25 dollars the AUKEY earbuds have surprisingly good sound quality that feels good when in use. The dynamic drivers and graphene diaphragms add an extra layer of depth to the sound which improves the overall sound quality. You’ll get about 5 hours of playback from the earbuds which can be extended up to 35 hours with the charging case which is very pocketable.
The earbuds have touch sensitive controls and can be simply tapped or pressed to adjust volume, change a song, play or pause a song or access Siri on your phone. In addition to USB C charging the AUKEY also has wireless QI charging making it extremely convenient and a bonus that you don’t normally find on earbuds at this price range.
It only has an ipx4 rating which makes it resistant to water splashes which is good for lighter workouts but if you’re looking for waterproof and sweat proof IPX5 wireless earbuds stick around for the Oculum, Bluetooth headphones coming up later in the video.
The key features are 35-hour playback, you get about 5 hours of playback on a single charge but with the charging case you get up to 35 hours of your favorite tunes. Touch control, you can easily manage audio playback and calls with the multi-function touch panel and microphone on each earbud. Bluetooth 5, you get quality connections with faster pairing and more efficient battery performance. IPX4, the earbuds are resistant to water splashes making it suitable for light workouts. Voice assistant support just ask Siri to play your favorite tunes.
If you’re looking for one of the cheapest alternatives to air pods the AUKEY true wireless earbuds comes with some nice features and excellent battery performance for up to 35 hours of playback.
The fourth product on our list is the Mpow M30. These are great value budget wireless earbuds. If you’re looking for wireless earbuds that offer better sound quality and extra features compared to the Aki then the Mpow M30 brings a little more to the table while still being very affordable. Currently listed at 35 the m30 features an advanced chipset and polyurethane drivers to deliver some impressive audio with punchy bass for a decent listening experience.
The sound is quite authentic, and you can get pretty loud without it distorting too much. The fit is comfortable with the ergonomic ear fin which dispenses the pressure in your ear so even for extended wear it’s not really a problem.
You can use both or just one of the earbuds and it’s easy to switch between the twin mode and the mono mode, so if you need to quickly take a call on your cell phone you can just grab one earbud. Mpow even lets you replace just the left or right earbud in case you lose one instead of having to buy a whole new pair.
The key features are twin or mono mode, you can use both or just one of the earbuds and easily switch between the two modes. Ear fins, the ergonomic ear fins helps to keep the earbuds secure and disperses pressure for added comfort for longer wear. IPX8 with the nano coating it’s ideal for heavy workouts or even runs in the rain plus it can be submerged in over three feet of water for 30 minutes but probably not recommended. Good battery performance you get about five hours of playback on the earbuds and a total of 25 hours with the charging case.
There’s plenty of cheap wireless earbuds but if you’re looking for decent sound with some nifty features at a great price point then the Mpow M30 delivers a lot of value for its affordable price.
The third product on our list is the Occiam Bluetooth Headphones. These are our best budget wireless earbuds for workouts. If you’re looking for budget wireless earbuds for the gym the Occiam Bluetooth Headphones is an inexpensive option compared to the beats Powerbeats pro. Currently priced at forty dollars the Occiam shares the familiar over-the-ear hook so you can work out, jog, run, hike or ride, even in the rain with its ipx5 waterproof and sweat proof rating.
The adjustable and secure fit silicone ear hooks are comfortable to wear even when you’re active without feeling like it’s weighing you down. Notably the battery life is excellent, so you’ll not have to be concerned about having your workouts disrupted. The twin earbuds can last for eight hours on a single charge. With the portable charging case you’ll be able to have up to 48 hours of music in dual mode and an incredible 96 hours in mono mode.
The sound quality is surprisingly good. You get some deep bass, and the highs are crisp, and the passive noise cancelling is okay but not as effective as in-ear earbuds. But these earbuds are for those that like earbuds with the powerbeats pro-like ear hooks to wear at the gym.
If you’re looking for earbuds for more everyday use for listening to music, podcasts and audiobooks you’ll want something that excels in sound quality so check out the Voonex Sound Element Duo coming up next.
The key features are great battery life, you get over 48 hours of playback in regular dual mode. Ergonomic ear hooks, the silicone ear hooks are comfortable and keep the earbuds secure even during intense workouts. IPX5 rating, it’s waterproof and sweat proof making it suitable for a variety of sports and weather conditions. Dual mode can be used in dual or mono mode. The LED display easy to read led power display in the charging case shows remaining power in percentage for the case and separated power consumption indicators for the earbuds.
If you’re looking for a cheap alternative to the beats powerbeats pro for taking to the gym or on your jogs, runs, hikes or rides then the Occiam Bluetooth Headphones are comfortable and stays securely on with decent sound quality for the price.
The second product on our list is the Voonex Sound Element Duo. These are our best overall budget wireless earbuds. There’s a lot of cheap earbuds on the market and it’s difficult to differentiate between them, but if you’re looking for budget earbuds that deliver one of the best audio performances then the Voonex Sound Element Duo really sets itself apart from the pack.
Currently priced at 45 the Element Duo gives you impressive frequency response, all-day wear fit and comfort, extended battery performance and features that matter the most at a very enticing budget price. Unlike the thin and tinny audio on the cheaper earbuds you get deep, rich and warm tones there’s a heavy bass presence but it’s not overpowering the highs are clear and the MIDs are full with vocals that are quite detailed.
It’s not audiophile quality but it certainly rivals sound performances of much more expensive earbuds. The audio has a well-balanced sound profile that works well across various music genres and even podcasts and audiobooks sound natural and clean. They fit securely in your ears creating a nice natural feel that’s comfortable enough for all-day wear. Plus, you’ll actually be amazed just how much ambient noise is blocked even without active noise cancellation.
The key features are CVC noise isolation works well with the mic being able to isolate your voice for clear calls. Bluetooth 5.0 gives you a more stable connection, reducing dropouts and increasing connectivity range. Voice assistant easily activate your phone’s assistant with on-air touch controls. IPX7 waterproof higher rating than most budget earbuds and can be submerged up to one meter in water for 30 minutes. Feature-rich charging case features a front battery status display with magnetic closure and the charging case can double as a power bank and can be recharged wirelessly. Battery five hours of continuous playback plus get up to 100 hours total with additional charges from the charging case.
If you want one of the best budget wireless earbuds around, the Voonex Sound Element Duo really stands out from the flood of cheap earbuds. You get excellent features: a standout charging case and a better frequency response that rivals sound performances of earbuds above its class.
The first product on our list is the JLab JBuds Air ANC with ANC. These are our best budget earbuds with active noise cancelling. If you’re looking for budget wireless earbuds with active noise cancelling, then the JLab audio JBudz Air is one of the few true wireless Bluetooth earbuds at these prices that deliver quality audio and ANC performance.
Currently priced at sixty dollars the JBudz air actually brings a lot to the table in addition to ANC which is quite good and almost worth the price alone. You get over 10 hours of playback just from the earbuds and 40 hours total including the charging case. With ANC turned on that gets reduced to about 24 hours which is still impressive.
The active noise cancellation comes with three noise control modes on, off and what JLab calls be aware which passed through some of the outside noises similar to the apple’s transparency mode on the air pods pro. You also get movie mode which is a super low latency mode that reduces the audio lag, so voices match up perfectly to the screen. If you’ve tried to watch Netflix with some of the other cheap earbuds you know how frustrating it is when the video and audio don’t sync up.
The key features are active noise cancelling, impressive ANC you don’t normally find at these prices, also has three noise control modes. Battery the JBudz feature over 40 hours of play time with the charging case and about 24 hours with ANC running. Dual connectivity, use both earbuds or just one in mono mode. Custom eq3 sound you can switch between JLab’s signature sound mode balanced mode or bass boost mode. Integrated charging cable, the charging case comes with an integrated charging cable, so you don’t have to worry about carrying around an extra USB cable.
If you’re looking for wireless earbuds with active noise cancelling at budget prices then the JLab audio JBudz Air is one of the few true wireless Bluetooth earbuds at these prices that deliver quality audio and ANC performance plus you get some impressive features usually found on more expensive earbuds.