05 Sep 2018
5 best alternatives to Apple AirPods
Wireless headphones have established a huge market for themselves for quite a long time now. But, a lot of them are still not "truly wireless" and are rather neckbands.
Apple AirPods was definitely an innovation with long battery life, handy controls, and seamless connectivity. However, it is not the only available option on the market.
Here are 5 best alternatives to Apple AirPods.
Samsung Gear Icon X
Samsung Gear Icon X, seamless audio by Samsung
Samsung Gear Icon X, a perfect workout companion, also acts as an independent music player, letting users upload up to 1,000 songs from a phone.
It reproduces astonishing sound with five modes: soft, dynamic, bass boost, clear, and treble boost.
The Running Coaching feature records calories burned, time, and distance while you walk or jog.
With 7 hours of playback, it costs Rs. 18,500.
Jabra Elite 65t
Jabra Elite 65t, engineered for best music experience
Jabra Elite 65t is designed for an immersive sound experience and fits pretty snugly in your ears.
It has a built-in four-microphone technology for undisturbing calls and music with noise cancellation to block nearby ambient sounds.
Users can also personalize their music experience with the Jabra Sound+ app.
It is compatible with Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. It costs Rs. 13,499.
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Free, the wire free music experience
Bose SoundSport Free is a truly wireless in-ear headphone built for a ravishing audio experience.
The IPX4 water-resistant headphone is an excellent option for those who work out. The SoundSport Free and can also be connected to Bose Connect app for customized settings.
One can enjoy breathtaking music for continuous 5 hours with a single charge.
Notably, it costs Rs. 18,990.
Sony WF-1000X, the noise cancelling wireless earphones
Sony WF-1000X is a compact true wireless earpods with a minimalist design.
The device can be connected via Bluetooth and NFC and is engineered for the best stereo music experience with noise cancellation.
Sony WF-1000X is optimized for Google Assistant for hands-free assistance.
With music playback of 3 hours on a single charge, Sony WF-1000X is priced at Rs. 12,500.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless for uncompromised sound
The iconic designed Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless with a gorgeous fabric case is a tough competitor to Apple AirPods.
Furthermore, it reproduces unrivaled, exceptional sound with noise cancellation and is compatible with both Google Assistant and Siri.
With 4 hours of battery backup and support to USB-C, Sennheiser Momentum Truly wireless is a desirable choice.
It is available for $299 (Rs. 21,500 approximately).