For those who love listening to music via their mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, wireless Bluetooth earphones are very handy gadgets to have. Not only they take away the cumbersome cable management, some of these audio devices offer extra features like in-line mic and controls and water-resistance. You don’t need to shell out plenty of cash for these though as some can be bought for less than Php3,000. Here are six suggestions.
Note: List is arranged by price from highest to lowest.
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Motorola Verve Rider
First up is the Motorola Verve Rider Collar-wear Bluetooth earbuds. Unlike most Bluetooth earphones, the Verve Rider features a collar design similar to the LG Tone. It’s water and sweat proof, capable of HD sound, 150 ft range, Siri and Google Now compatibility and up to 12 hours of playtime.
You can purchase the Motorola Verve Rider in authorized resellers or at Lazada for Php2,950. See listing here.
Next is the musicanywhere AD0503 which we reviewed last year. It’s a sporty type of Bluetooth earphones with ear wings for a secure fit and flat cables to make it doesn’t tangle.It’s priced at
It’s priced at Php2,495. You can read our review here.
OontZ BudZ 2
Going down below the Php2K range is the OontZ BudZ 2. We reviewed this recently and we found it to punch above its weight class when it comes to bass. It has a nice build and design, IPX5 water-resistance, noise-cancelling, and comes with its own carrying case.
Playground PH has been known for their nifty gadget offerings without asking much. Aside from their power banks, action cams, and speakers, they also have Bluetooth earphones like the BH220. It’s sweat proof, capable of up to 10 hours of battery life, and has NFC for quick pairing with your smartphone.
It’s priced competitively at Php1,690. See their listing here.
Ekotek Ekobuds GO
Ekotek Gadgets offers a slew of devices in their arsenal like phones, tablets, power banks, speakers, wired earphones and flash drives. And just recently they introduced the Ekobuds GO for those who prefer a wireless option for their audio. Like some of the earphones in the list, it has IPX4 water-resistance and a sporty matte black body.
Play time is in the short sized at around 4.5 hours but it only costs Php1,470. Read more about it here.
Last, but not the least, is the Awei A980BL. Awei is known for their affordable yet good-sounding earphones. The A980BL is no exception and at Php876, it’s also the most affordable in the list. It has a sweat-proof body, CVC Noise Cancellation 6.0 technology, and compatible with iOS and Android devices. Like the Ekobuds GO, it has a short battery life at around 4 hours, but on the bright side, it’s cheap.
You can check it out its listing at Lazada here.
And that sums it up. I hope this list has helped you pick the right Bluetooth earphones for your budget. If we missed anything, let us know in the comments below.