For The Confused Indian Buyer: Here Are The Best Earphones Under Rs. 5000
Now we are talking. This price category is where you will get really good sounding headsets. If you're looking for earphones that will lend you a more serious audio experience, then you should definitely take a look at this list.
This list has been compiled with the help of users as well as our in-house experts.
In no particular order, here we go!
TheRomanian Boutique brand founded by Antonio Meze has aimed at delivering a timeless and one of a kind design with spectacular natural signature sound. The Hi-End audio tech with a sense of style is something that has impressed us all. Takinginspiration from the Meze 99 classics the Meze 11 Neo are the in-ear monitors from the same family.
Meze not only designed the earphones with aluminium but took inspiration from the metal to achieve precision. Thus came forth a pair of earphones which is crafted from the best of materials. Right from the housing, the cables, the colour palette, all designed to enhance material expressivity. But above all, to create a sound signature of a real Meze.
Along with their understated design comes a plethora of accessories along with it.
Klipsch, the American based audio giant has won several accolades in its existence for the past 6 decades. Delivering legendary sound through its speakers, it now presents us with value for money, in-ear earphones.
The S3M from the house of Klipsch are in-ear monitors, designed to be used especially with your mobile. That being said, it also does an equally good job with other music devices. The S3M flaunts a funky yet understated design, the in-ears comes in 5 vivid schemes- Black, Blue, Green,White and Red.
Aesthetically, the S3M comes in a simply designed body. The earpieces have a glossy finish, which we must admit does make the earphones come across as cheap. The earbuds have an unconventional Klipsch design. Shaped like a cone, they cut away at the 45-degree angle. The brand hasn't gone overboard with branding and you will see is the Klipsch logo monogrammed on each side of the ear pieces.
The ear pieces are built entirely from plastic, thus, it doesn't score too well durability. However, the plastic body does aid in making theme extremely lightweight and comfortable during long listening hours.
Unlike the JAYS a-JAYS Four+, the S3M too features a one-button control and microphone. This means that you can answer calls, but won't be able to control the volume of your music. Compensating for this, Klipsch lets you download the free Klipsch Control App. Once installed, you can assign different functionalities and enjoy a more customised listening experience.
A good fit is important to enjoy the best of your music, and Klipsch has taken this very seriously. The unique shaped housing goes deep inside your ear canals and has been specially tailored to go smoothly inside your ear.
Noise isolation is commendable.It can be further improved with the 3 pairs of oval-shaped silicon earbuds that come packed with the Klipsch S3M
When it comes to the sound, we received just what we expected. The S3M has been tuned to deliver every note with brilliant clarity. The bass is well accentuated, with perfectly synched mids and highs. We also love how the instruments are serrated without getting own or muffled. Not the best we have heard, but Klipsch has definitely done a pretty good job with the audio output.
The included tiny protective carry case allows for easy travel and portability.
RHA has made a name for itself worldwide as the 'Aston Martin of Headphones', for their tremendous attention to detail, use of premium materials and their trademark Aerophonic Design that delivers true-to-life audio. It has repeatedly come to offer budget earpieces, without compromising on the quality.
RHA’s MA600 comes with an exceptional build quality. The earpieces are made of highly durable aircraft grade aluminium that is handmade by RHA. It sports a steel sleek looking body that is lightweight and stylish.
As for the cables, the MA600 features a dual-insulated cable that reduces cable sound and transmits more detailed sound. They are tangle- free and are extremely tough and durable. The contoured over-ear cable lets you wear your earphone in a traditional as well as over the ear fashion.
A negative in the MA600 is the absent remote and microphone. This makes music control and answering calls a task. However, if this feature is something that you are importantly seeking, then the RHA MA600i is a worthy update.
The trademark Aerophonic™ Design, with its most efficient tailor-made shape, fits your ear canals perfectly, producing a true-to-life music experience.
Noise isolation is something that the M600 effortlessly attenuates. Adding to this, an entire set of 8 silicon ear tips is included in the package. This gives you endless options to choose from, for the most perfectly customised fit.
When it comes to the sound, the RHA MA600 produces a superbly precise balanced sound with its 320.1 custom made drivers that perfectly blends with the aluminium housing. The bass is not overpowering, letting the mids and highs stand out with detail and clarity.
The included stylish hard carry case ensures safe portability and storage.
The RHA MA600 like most RHA products comes with an astounding 3-year warranty!
The Swedish brand is well known for its extreme attention to detail and highly stylish audio headphones. This time around the brand brings to us a new addition to its award-winning JAYS series, the a-JAYS Four+.
JAYS a-JAYS Four+ comes in a very stylish executive design, where cool and elegance come together. There is absolutely no flashiness in a show here; however, the earphones very easily make its way through on the style front. The model comes in two basic solid colours: black and white, while the gold and silver accents add to its aesthetic appeal. The body is matt finished lending it a nice soft touch.
The headphones feature a flat cable, which makes it extremely convenient to handle. They are tangle free and feel very durable.
The biggest boon that comes with this model is its dedicated inline mic and remote. The three-button remote allows you to control your music and calls with ease. Now you do not have to fetch your smartphone, every time you need to carry out these functions. Unlike conventional remotes, the a-JAYS Four+ has a sleek remote with added metallic accents.
The improved noise-reduction microphone technology effectively attenuates environmental noise, letting you enjoy your music without external disturbance. In order to further enhance your music listening experience, the package like most earphones in this list comes with 5 different sized ear tips for a snug fit.
When it comes to the sound, the a-JAYS Four+ have been fitted custom drivers enabling it to reproduce music from all genres without compromising on its quality. The earphones are powered by extra base. The mids and the treble are well controlled but is sometimes overpowered by the extra base. Overall, the sound is warm and mellow.
Unlike a-JAYS Five these earphones do not come with an added carry case, thus making portability difficult.
JAYS a-JAYS Four+ comes with Two years warranty.
These were the best 4 headphones that come under Rs 5000. Although there are other headphones that come in this budget, these are the ones that we found are most Value-for-money. Hope this will help you choose the headphone that is most suitable for yourself.
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