These days, smartphone manufacturers are sacrificing the headphone jack to free up space for stuff like a bigger battery, a bigger speaker, or simply a slimmer profile.
And given this trend, a bunch of new Bluetooth-enabled earbuds have flooded the market, promising a truly wireless experience, improved connectivity, and good sound.
Here are the best earbuds you can currently buy in India.
Sennheiser's first-ever truly wireless earphones, the Momentum, offer a snug in-ear fit with capacitive touch areas on the outside.
They come with Bluetooth 5.0 support, Qualcomm aptX Low latency, and two-mic beam technology. The sound quality of the Momentum is top-notch.
As for battery life, you get around 4 hours on a full charge and two additional charges from the case.
Price: Rs. 24,990.
Bose Sound Sport is possibly the best option for anyone who wants wireless earbuds while running or exercising.
It offers a sweat-proof design and the in-canal fit ensures a comfortable and secure fit. As for sound quality, you get premium Bose standard audio.
The Sound Sport lasts 5 hours on a single charge and the case offers two additional recharges.
Price: Rs. 18,990.
If you are looking for a Bluetooth earbud for your iPhone, look no further than the Apple AirPods. They are lightweight, sweat-proof, and offer a snug fit (for most people).
In fact, the second-generation model pairs faster, has better mics and sounds pretty good.
You also get around 5 hours of listening time while the case holds additional 3-4 charges.
Price: Rs. 14,900.
If you're an Android person and are willing to switch to the wireless world, you can consider starting the journey with the Galaxy Buds.
These truly wireless earbuds offer highly crisp, AKG-tuned audio and can be paired with smartphones, tablets, and laptops.
Further, you get 6 hours of battery life on a single charge and additional backup via the charging-cum-carry case.
Price: Rs. 9,990.
For those who hate tangled wires and premium price tags, Anker's Soundcore Liberty Air is a great option.
It comes with an in-ear design, Bluetooth 5.0 support, touch control, graphene-coated sound drivers, and noise-canceling microphones.
On a single charge, you get 5 hours of music playback and upto 15 hours more battery life via the portable charging case.
Price: Rs. 7,999.
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