Purchasing headphones is an expensive affair, however, we have handpicked some of the best headphones that will cost you less than 2K. This budget can get you features like in-built mic, Bluetooth connection, in-built FM and more.
1. Dell Byte Corseca Bluetooth Headphone
The Dell Byte Corseca Bluetooth Headphone was launched in August 2013. It makes the list thanks to its great battery life, good sound quality and comfort. It can be purchased from Amazon at a price of Rs. 1,199.
The dimensions of the headphone are 14.6 x 11.8 x 5.2 cm and it weighs 200 grams. It easily connects with any devices that have Bluetooth function and has a range of 10m. You can take phone calls, chat on Skype, etc. wirelessly. The headset has great build and consists of five buttons present on the body for various functions like attending calls, play /pause music, volume increase /decrease and for listening to previous or next songs. This headset can be folded and hence it is easily portable. The only disadvantage of the build is that the headset is not adjustable in length. It uses a 400mAh battery, which can be charged in 3-4 hours. The playback quality is good and there are no sound glitches. Even though the bass quality is less as compared to expensive headsets, it proves to be a good value for the money invested.
|Outstanding battery life (12 hours)||Average noise cancellation|
|Decent bass and treble||Not good for running|
|Good sound quality||Not comfortable for long periods of time|
|Decent mic quality|
2. iBall Glint-BT06 Wireless Headphone (with Mic)
The iBall Glint-BT06 Wireless Headphone (with mic) was launched in March 2016. It is an on-ear headphone with Bluetooth connectivity and good sound quality. It can be purchased from Amazon at a price of Rs. 1,420.
The dimensions of the headphone are 21.8 x 15.8 x 7.6 cm and it weighs 299 grams. It has great Bluetooth connectivity, which allows you take phone calls wirelessly. The Bluetooth range is 10m and it also comes with a 3.5mm AUX cable in case you don’t wish to go wireless. The headset comes with an in-built mic, FM and a slot for a micro SD Card. The battery takes 3 hours to charge and once fully charged, it lasts up to 4 hours in working mode and 30 hours in stand-by mode.
|Great design with LED on both ear cups||Short charging cable|
|Great audio and bass quality||Small ear pads|
|In-built mic and FM||Sync issues when watching videos|
|Good battery life|
|Micro SD Card support|
3. Kinivo BTH240 Bluetooth Stereo Headphone
The Kinivo BTH240 Bluetooth Stereo Headphone was launched in June 2013. It is an on-ear headset, which comes with an array of functions. It can be purchased from Amazon at a price of Rs. 1,459.
The dimensions of the headphone are 12.7 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm and it weighs 73 grams. It offers Bluetooth function and has a good range of 10m. The battery takes 3 hours to charge and once fully charged, it lasts up to 10 hours in working mode and 200 hours in stand-by mode. The headset contains buttons for functions such as play, pause, next & previous track, and volume. The headset also comes with a Micro-USB charging port.
|Strong battery life||Flimsy ear cushions|
|Crisp sound quality||Decent noise cancellation|
|Lightweight and portable||Decent bass|
|Remembers up to 5 devices at once|
4. Intex Desire BT Over-Ear Bluetooth Headphone
The Intex Desire BT Over-Ear Bluetooth Headphone was launched in June 2016. It can be purchased from Amazon at a price of Rs. 1,200.
The dimensions of the headphone are 21.2 x 19.4 x 9.6 cm and it weighs 197 grams. The headset can be used either wirelessly or with an AUX cable that comes with the headset. It connects easily with any devices that have Bluetooth function and has a range of 10m. It comes with an in-built rechargeable battery and mic. Another highlight is the TF card and FM support. Furthermore, it has a good battery life and lasts for 10 hours after being fully charged.
|Strong battery life||Slightly uncomfortable for longer use|
|Good bass||Not foldable|
|Adjustable headband||Average audio quality|
|TF card and FM support||Bad noise cancellation|
5. Sound One BT-06 Bluetooth Headphone
The Sound One BT-06 Bluetooth Headphone was launched in May 2016. It can be purchased from Amazon at a price of Rs. 1,890.
The dimensions of the headphone are 20.6 x 8.4 x 19.1 cm and it weighs 358 grams. The Bluetooth Headset is compatible with virtually every Bluetooth enabled device and it ensures easy operation and connectivity. The Bluetooth range is 10m. It comes with a built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery that charges quickly in 1.5 hours and provides playback for 6 hours and up to 30 hours of standby time. The headset consists of 4 buttons including an on/off button, multi-functional button, answer/end call button and a volume button. It can also be used as a wired headset with the provided 1.5m audio cable, enabling you to listen to music without using the battery.
|Sleek design||Low quality ear-pads|
|Good battery life||Sits tightly and causes discomfort on long use|
|Good sound and bass quality|