TWS Earbuds Under PHP 2K (2021)
Finding the perfect pair of TWS earbuds for you is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. With all the different products out there that feature so much marketing jargon, features, and the like, you can end up with a product that doesn’t fit you. Here we take a look at some of the standouts under PHP 2,000. These products won’t break the bank and will generally give you great sound and comfort.
realme Buds Q2 Wireless Earphone
The realme Buds Q2 gives you a lot for what you pay for. At under PHP 1,000, you get 20 hours of total playback (with the charging case), and a very minimalist design. For users who want something that just works, no-frills, and has most of the bells and whistles you could ask for on a daily basis, the Buds Q2 is really a no-brainer.
It features touch controls for play and pause, a small design that doesn’t pop out of your ears, low latency, and a decent sound that pushes the bass, the Buds Q2 is a lot for the money.
The realme Buds Q2 is priced at PHP 890 and is available right here.
FIIL T1 Lite
FIIL is one of the more well-known brands now when it comes to TWS earbuds. A lot of enthusiasts swear by the brand, and for good reason. Their higher-end models give you great sound quality at a good price. Enter the FIIL T1 Lite, the most affordable TWS in their lineup. The T1 Lite comes in a very small case, more than enough to fit in your pocket.
It features 32 hours of battery life with Bluetooth 5.2. It is also IPX7 rated so there’s no need for you to be afraid of water. The sound quality of the FIIL T1 Lite is what stands out though. Easily on-par with TWS twice its price range, the T1 Lite creates a balanced and full sound. There’s no ANC or anything here, just all the basics that you need for a great experience.
The FIIL T1 Lite is priced at PHP 1,340 and is available right here.
Xiaomi BlackShark Lucifer T1
For gamers out there, you can’t go wrong with BlackShark. The T1 features ultra-low latency for those intense gaming sessions of COD: Mobile, or Mobile Legends. It features the trademark black and green aesthetic of the brand, which will surely not disappoint gamers out there. It is also IPX4 rated so you don’t have to worry about sweat destroying your earbuds.
It features 35 hours of battery life and Bluetooth 5.2 for reduced latency. It also has a Dual Mode function, you can switch between Music and Gaming depending on your use case. Gaming reduces the sound quality a little bit for less latency. This means that sound will be on par with whatever you are seeing on screen, with no delay. It also has touch controls and gaming LEDs that glow or breathe when you are using them. The BlackShark T1 features great sound quality, focusing more on the bass for those really immersive and intense gaming sessions.
The Xiaomi BlackShark Lucifer T1 is priced at PHP 1,449 and is available right here.
If having good-looking or striking earbuds is for you then look no further than the KZ SK10. Featuring a very bold design that has gold trims either in black or white, the SK10 looks and feels premium. They also come in a charging case that looks comfortable on somebody’s makeup table. They come with a 6-hour battery life alone for the earbuds and a total of 26 hours with the charging case. The earbuds also are built on a metal frame, so you know you have something durable in your hands.
The SK10 comes with SBC and AAC codecs for high-quality audio streaming, Bluetooth 5.2 for low latency use, and IPX4 Water Resistance. The company touts passive noise isolation because of the design of the earbuds. It also features a game mode for low-latency connection as well as a 10mm composite diaphragm drive unit to bring a wider soundstage to users.
The KZ SK10 is priced at PHP 1,799 and is available right here.
The SOUNDPEATS Sonic is a very premium-looking pair of TWS earbuds. It features a Qualcomm QCC3040 chip that has Bluetooth 5.2, so that means a stable connection and low latency. It features premium codecs such as Aptx-adaptive so you can stream high quality, lossless music to these earbuds, something that doesn’t come too often at this price point.
It features enhanced bass, so that will really please a lot of listeners out there. It also has 35 hours of total battery life, and it also charges via USB Type-C. The highlight of the Sonic is the excellent microphone of the earbuds, voice calls are clear and crisp when using these earbuds, a definite plus at this price point.
The SOUNDPEATS Sonic is priced at PHP 1,899 and is available right here.