Fast Five: Bluetooth Stereo Headsets under Php2K
Bluetooth may be one of the oldest wireless connectivity feature around but it is still widely used in a lot of electronic gadgets. It is not just found in smartphones and tablets but also in audio equipment like headphones and earphones. In this week’s Fast Five, we take a look at some of these Bluetooth-equipped headphones that enable you to listen to audio from your device free from wires and not break your bank in the process.
While wired cans are the most preferred by many as it still deliver top-of the line audio, these wireless audio buddies may be necessary if you’re someone who’s always on the go. Aside from the luxury of freeing you up from all the hassle of the tangling cords, music streamed over Bluetooth tend to have a crisper and richer sound. Here are some of the best buys we found both on offline and online that are priced just below two grand. Items are listed in a descending order according to price. Prices are listed as of Oct. 2015.
KingCom Zeus Thunder dB (P1899, Wellcom 3C SM North EDSA)
If you need a wireless headset with a decent build quality, great bass, and an incredible battery life, then look no further because KingCom offers one long-lasting pair of cans with the Zeus Thunder dB. We’re not really exaggerating things here, it really did last for a long time based on our review.
Playground BH200 (P1,590, MemoXpress SM North EDSA)
Playground has its prized BT headset in the form of the BH200, a water- and sweat-resistant accessory that’s touted to deliver up to 8 hours of uninterrupted music streaming. It also has in-line controls, magnetic casings, and NFC for easy pairing.
QCY QY7 (P1,135)
Looking for stylish and classy ones? The QCY QY7 is lightweight and is being offered in an array of fashionable colors. It also has a built-in microphone for times when you need to receive calls without bringing out your phone. Quite luckily, it’s one of the latest headsets to use the Bluetooth v4.1+EDR that operates more efficiently on lesser energy.
FineBlue Mate 7 (P990)
Another choice for a low-cost wireless headset would be the FineMate Mate 7, which features earbuds that resemble those of some company’s design we might know, and flat cables for a tangle-free experience. It touts a standby time of up to 120 hours and up to 5 hours of continuous use.
Awei A980bl (P978)
Flat cables and metal earpiece heads? This may be the thing for you. Rounding up our list of great wireless headgear comes from Awei, a maker of bang-for-the-buck headphones (some of which we reviewed before). Like the BH200, the A980bl offers a magnetic mechanism for keeping your headphones intact around your neck when you’re not using it.
And that’s it for this week’s Fast Five of some of the best bang-for-the-buck headsets you can purchase and try. Don’t you think there other great Bluetooth headsets around that are not mentioned in this list? Drop them over in the comment section below.