Fancy jumping in on the AirPods experience with a tighter budget? Here’s our pick of the best earbuds you can get under $100.
Working on an even smaller budget? Here’s five great true wireless earbuds under $50. If you’ve got a bit of extra cash, find our AirPods competitors between $130-200. For the best of the best, our top five active noise cancelling earbuds range from $170-280.
With some of the below being older, slightly outdated models, they aren’t going to be actively cancelling any noise, but for under $100, they’re all a steal.
- Exceptional clarity experience sound that’s like ‘being there’ thanks to sennheiser category leading truly wireless technology
- Fingertip control control your music, calls and voice assistant simply through intuitive touchpad technology built into both True Wireless earbuds
- Stay aware transparent hearing keeps you aware of your surroundings, allowing you to easily listen and chat wirelessly Without having to remove your earbuds
- Extended listening 4 hours of truly wireless listening becomes 12 with our compact charging case that gives you 2 full extra charges.Microphone sensitivity: 94 dB SPL at 1 kHz
- Handle conditions made for every True Wireless listening environment with durable, Tough, splash resistant materials. (IPX4 rated).
- Truly wireless: Compatible with Apple or Android cell phones, sync using Bluetooth connection & NFC
- Digital noise canceling: WF-SP700N headphone set minimizes distractions & noises for crisp listening
- Ambient Sound Mode: Blend music & environmental sounds during fitness sessions or outdoor workouts
- Splash proof: IPX4 rated to handle sweat or rain splashes when you’re at the gym or outside running
- Long battery: SP700N has up to 9 hours of playback battery life during workouts or athletic training
- Astria Coaxial Acoustic Architecture: A state-of-the-art design which integrates a customized Knowles balanced armature and an 11mm dynamic driver into a single body. Aligned direct-to-ear, Astria completely eliminates interference while producing harmonized treble and bass for jaw-dropping sound.
- In-Ear Studio Performance: Liberty 2 Pro is recommended by 10 Grammy Award winning producers. Sound is delivered at stadium-scale with impeccable depth and nuance. Every instrument presented perfectly across an expansive soundstage for a stunning representation of what the sound engineer and artist hoped you would hear.
- 8-Hour Playtime: A single charge of the earbuds gives 8 hours of audio, with 4 more full recharges from the charging case. The charging case recharges via fast-charge USB-C or wireless charging, and provides the earbuds with 2 hours of listening from a 10-minute charge.
- HearID Custom Sound: To ensure everyone gets a perfect listening experience, HearID intelligently analyses your unique hearing profile and creates a tailor-made sound setup just for your ears. Or take complete control of the sound with an adjustable EQ or 22 preset sound profiles.
- Quad-Microphone Calls: With 4 microphones and cVc 8.0 noise reduction, your voice is isolated and transmitted in high-clarity for a seamless hands-free experience.
- Hi-Fi sound solution by Meridian with premium built-in equalizer
- UVnano Charging Case Kills 99.9% of Bacteria ( Independent testing shows the UVnano charging case kills 99.9% of bacteria on the speaker mesh of the earbuds in ten minutes while charging. The UV LED function works only when the charging case is connected to the power cable.)
- Wireless charging capability for super easy and convenient charging
- Features built-in, high-performance dual microphones for maximum call clarity
- Fast Charging – 5 minutes of charging = 1 hour of playtime
- Eargels are made of soft, medical grade silicone with non-toxic,hypoallergenic material
- Water resistant IPX4 rated for sweat and rain
- JBL Signature Sound: Small in size, but packing serious power, JBL LIVE 300TWS Bluetooth headphones delivers the audio you expect from JBL.
- Ambient Aware & Talkthru: Control the world around you. Instantly move from absolute music immersion to focus on your surroundings with Ambient Aware. Chat with your friends without removing your Bluetooth headphones with TalkThru. Just swipe on the wireless earbuds to activate them.
- Up to 20 hours of battery: Never be without your music. JBL LIVE 300TWS Bluetooth headphones give you up to 6 hours of playback on a single charge. Pop them into the charging case for up to an additional 14 hours of listening. Get a one-hour boost in just 10 minutes.
- True wireless earbuds: JBL LIVE 300TWS Bluetooth headphones are totally wireless, with nothing to hold you back or tie you down.
- Stereo calls: Wherever you are in the world, and whatever you are doing, take your music along for the ride and stay connected with perfect, stereo clear calls with no background noise. Discover total listening freedom with hands-free functionality and no distractions with all-access touch control.