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The Best Headphones for OnePlus 5 Smartphone

by Chintamani Kulkarni October 03, 2017 4 min read

The Best Headphones for OnePlus 5 Smartphone

The OnePlus 5 has already gained a massive response from people after its release in India and everyone seems to be going crazy for it and queuing up to buy them by the truckload.

If you’ve just got your hands on a OnePlus 5 phone, now is as good a time as any to invest in a good pair of headphones to complete your smartphone experience.

We’ve divided this guide into three sections based on what kind of headphone you may be looking for as well as for what purpose. So whether you are looking to use a basic mobile headset for taking calls, need the convenience of Bluetooth or are a passionate audio enthusiast looking to maximize your music enjoyment, you should find the right choice for you here!

Best Mobile Headsets

Budget mobile headsets are very popular and the following options are great to use for everyday calls and life on-the-go.


1. UNDER Rs. 5000: JAYS a-JAYS Four+

These in-ears feature a three-button remote made specifically for smartphone purposes. Minimalist and sleek design with flat cables make these earphones tangle-free and easy to use during travelling.

It is versatile delivering good treble with punchier bass making it appealing to a broader range of users who have an eclectic music taste.

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This in-ear is definitely for bass lovers. These eartips are placed at a 15-degree angle, thus giving a secure fit for most ear sizes. The provided silicone ear sleeves are able to prevent the outside unwanted noise quite decently. Cords don’t tangle easily because of its slightly thick and elliptical nature.

The combination of plastic and metal keeps it lightweight, thus ensuring durability for prolonged usage.

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3. UNDER Rs. 10,000: V-MODA Forza Metallo

These are rough and tough earphones and can be used while at the gym or during any sports activity. It is sporty, has detachable earhooks and sports fins which provide a great fit, stability and comfort.

Perfectly convenient for extended periods of music listening, the punchy bass will motivate you to workout harder. This earphone is backed by a 2-year warranty and are quite durable.


Best Wireless Headphones

Wireless is the new normal. Who likes annoying tangled wires in a world where Bluetooth headphones are available?

1. Great for Bass: Skullcandy Crusher Wireless

This bass beast has been designed from scratch by world-class audio engineers. Definitely a go for if you are a basshead. Made from sturdy plastic, the Skullcandy Crusher Wireless has memory foam earpads which are super comfortable.

These headphones isolate the outside noise brilliantly. It is made to deliver a powerful and redefined bass. It's not harsh but is well balanced without affecting the natural vocals and precision highs. The one thing which sets it apart from the rest is the bass intensity control slider, which allows you increase or decrease the bass for the music you wish to listen.

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2. GREAT FOR Travel: Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Minimalist design and huge earcups are successful at isolating you from the outside noise and let you immerse yourself in your favourite music. Enjoy richness, vivid details and powerful bass with the Sennheiser HD 4.4 BT. With the tilt and bend function, the headphone fits perfectly on the head.

The surface control and mic on the earcups make it easier to adjust the volume or to answer calls. If you want to opt for noise cancellation then you can have a look at the Sennheiser HD 4.40 BTNC.

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Built like a tank, the Crossfade Wireless is designed in Milan and styled in Hollywood by fashion headphone giant, V-MODA. With free laser engraving on the headphone shields, these headphones are truly customisable.

With a V-shaped sound signature and an extended bass response, the V-MODAs are perfect for EDM & Pop fans who are always on the move.

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4. BEST for Style: RHA - MA650 Wireless

Designed in Scotland, the RHA has surprised us with the re-invented version of the MA600. With the unique SECUREFLEX cable, These in-ears make for an excellent wireless choice.

The RHA MA650 Wireless is High-Res audio certified by the Japan Audio Society and manages to produce high-definition and powerful audio without loss in audio clarity 

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1. Best Overall: Ultrasone - Performance 820

Handcrafted in Bavaria, the Performance Series stands for statement and design and is engineered for music professionals. Ultrasone supports all its products with an unbeatable 5-year warranty. Memory foam earcups offer a comfortable fit with good isolation.

Its detachable cables are a nice touch. The S-Logic Plus technology allows the user to experience the sound in a natural 360-degree dimension making it more realistic and true. The Performance 820 has a pleasing balanced sound signature.

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Designed for critical music listening and studio monitoring, these headphones come with a 2-year warranty. Offering good comfort, these over-ears sit snugly on the head with a soft adjustable headband and comfortable earcups. It has a balanced sound signature utilizing an innovative bass reflex technology which provides an improved bass response.

The robust spring steel headband are built to take the tantrums of rough use. The DT 770 PRO is suitable for professionals and beginner audiophiles alike.

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Meze is known for creating beautiful headphones. The 99 Neo is a modernized version of the very popular 99 Classics. With an all-black design, these headphones are perfect for you if you enjoy a slightly bass-driven sound signature.

Taking cues from its big brother, the 99 Neo has comfortably supple earcups that hug your ear and an adjustable headband to keep you listening to your favourite tunes for hours on end.

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A Master & Dynamic flagship, the ME03 has been designed to provide a rich, warm sound. Made with rubber and aluminium, these in-ears epitomize luxury. 

A lot of thought has gone into designing these, resulting in a beautiful and stylish pair of in-ears that while standing out for its looks, does not compromise on its sound. 

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