Best Earphones Under 500 Rs in India (FAB 2020), with Mic, Good Bass

Are you looking best In-ear headphones under 500 Rs with a stylish look and amazing sound quality? then you come to the right place. In this article, I and my editor team feature the best earphones under 500 Rs. So choose the right one and save your time and money. If you have any questions & feedback, please comment on Post, and you can ask questions on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube.

How we made this list? I and my team buy all the best selling earphones from the Indian market and test for at least one week. When our all test and comparison complete, we update this list. You can check the full review of these products on our Youtube channel Geekman.

I update this list every month and I try my best to provide latest and best earphones for you

These are the best Earphones under 500 Rs for this month

1. Realme Buds 2

Realme Buds 2

Realme recently launched these earphones in India with improved sound quality and batter design. On the design front, the Realme Buds 2 look very stylish and attractive with black and yellow colour combination. I can easily say this one is one of the best good looking earphones in this price range. It also comes with magnetic ear tips, which is hard to find in this price range. They come with TPU braided cable and cable organizer, which makes it very durable.

Now coming to sound quality, I was quite surprised by the fact that they didn’t disappoint me for the price. These are bass-heavy earphones with its 11.2mm Bass Boost drivers. The bass sound is very aggressive and punchy. So if you are a bass lover then you will definitely like these earphones.

Overall, the sound output is really good compared to its price. So, it’s perfect for everyday use. If you want pair of well-built earphones with punchy bass, the Realme Buds 2 is the best pick for you. 

Main Highlights:
Stylish design and solid build
The amazing audio quality
Aggressive and punchy bass
TPU Braided wire
Magnetic ear tips
Overpower vocal and treble
Specification
Colours Black
Microphone Yes
Cable 1.2m long, TPU Braided cable
Frequency
Drivers
11.2mm
Impedance 16 ohm
Controls
Answer/Hang-up Calls, Music controls
Warranty 1 Year
Lowest Price Buying Options:

Rs. 599
Rs. 799
in stock

2. Infinity (JBL) Zip 100

The Infinity Zip 100 is my fourth choice on the list of best earphones under 500 Rs. This JBL owned brand offers very clear balanced sound quality and good looking design.

Speaking of the design, the earphones look really stylish and sporty. The construction of the earpiece shell is made of plastic, which makes this earphone one of the lightest in its segment. It has 1.2 m long tangle-free flat cable and single button remote for incoming calls and music.

The 9mm Dynamic Driver produces great sound for the price. The best thing is that the overall audio quality is very balanced. And as the bass is also balanced and not extremely heavy, you will enjoy it with acoustics as well. But if you want heavy bass, then maybe these earphones not impress you very much.

Main Highlights
Stylish look
Comfortable
Decent Bass
Balanced Audio
Tangle free cable
Average Build
Specification
Colours Black, Blue, Red
Microphone Yes
Cable 1.2m long
Frequency
20-20,000Hz
Drivers
9 mm
Impedance 30±4.5 ohms
Controls
Answer/Hang-up Calls, Music control
Warranty 1 Year
Lowest Price Buying Options:

Rs. 549
Rs. 1,299
in stock

3. boAt BassHeads 182

The boAt BassHeads 182 is my second choice on the list of best earphones under 500 Rs. Boult Audio is an Indian company which recently started to offer budget-priced audio related products in the market. The Boult Audio very popular for making Bass oriented earphones, because of most of the Indian users like heavy Bass in their earphones. So if you are one of them, then boAt BassHeads 182 is a perfect choice for you.

These Boult Audio earphones come with a premium metallic finish that looks refreshing and attractive. The build quality is also good and it features a 1.2 m long braided cable that offers tangle- and- hassle-free use. The inline remote and microphone present in the middle, which allow you to the answer call and music control with just one tap. The voice call quality is decent with the inline microphone, even when used in a noisy background. It also has a single button inline remote for music and calls controls.

The earphones feature 10mm Aerospace-grade aluminium drivers for 3D High Definition sound and punchy bass. And honestly, these earphones offer rich and punchy bass sound output without overpowering the mid and high-end tones. You will definitely love these earphones if you EDM and POP oriented users. Overall, these earphones are best choice of Bass lover. 

Main Highlights
Good design
punchy and deep bass
Ovearll Amazing sound quality
Tangle free cable
Comfortable
Little bit overpower vocal and treble
Specification
Colours Silver, Red
Microphone Yes
Cable 1.2m long 
Frequency
20 – 20,000Hz
Drivers
10 mm
Impedance 16 ohm
Controls
Answer/Hang-up Calls
Warranty 1 Year
Lowest Price Buying Options:

Rs. 449
Rs. 1,290
in stock
Rs. 475
Rs. 1,299
in stock
Rs. 599
Rs. 999
in stock

4. JBL C50HI

JBL has been really popular among the audiophiles for its great quality earphones and speakers. The JBL C50HI is recently launched in the India market with a price tag of Rs.499.

The design of these JBL earphones is very simple and practical, the company didn’t use any metal and texture finishing on it, but that’s not a bad thing — it still looks very classy with this simple design. It is available in three colour options: Black, Blue, and White.

The best part is that the earphones are very comfortable, I can easily say that this is one of the best comfortable earphones under 500 Rs. It also comes with an inline microphone and multi-functional button to attend the calls on the go. You can also control music with this button.

When it comes to the sound quality of JBL C50HI, it performs really well for the price. The earphones come equipped with an 8.6mm speaker driver, which deliver loud and clear audio. The bass sound is balanced and deep and doesn’t feel artificial, it is not very high, so if you heavy bass listener then you should go for other option.

Main Highlights
Good looking
Balanced and natural sound
Ovearll Amazing sound quality
Comfortable
Not for Bass lover
Average build
Specification
Colours Black, Red, White
Microphone Yes
Cable 1.2m long
Frequency
20-20,000Hz
Drivers
8.6 mm
Impedance 30±4.5 ohms
Controls
Answer/Hang-up Calls, Music control
Warranty 1 Year
Lowest Price Buying Options:

Rs. 469
Rs. 999
in stock

5. boAt BassHeads 220 & 225 with Mic

The boAt BassHeads 225 is my next choice on this list of best earphones under 500 Rs. Design, Build & Comfort: On the design front, it looks very stylish and premium with polished metal. The build quality of this earphone is really good, because of a full metal body.

The cable of these headphones is really strong with flat tangle-free design. Despite the metal construction, Boat BassHeads 225 is very lightweight. During my testing, I found the boat Bassheads is not so comfortable for long periods. It also comes with a good quality microphone and single-button remote. You can also control music and call with a given multifunctional button.

Sound: When coming to sound, itas a one of the best sound quality at this price range. The Boat Bassheads 225 is very bassy as compared to others but it’s not overwhelming which is really good. The treble was again very good, the high-frequency sounds were clear & pleasant to ears.

When it comes to Noise Isolation, BassHeads 225 are very good. The vocals/mids were average but overall the audio experience is quite good compared to a price point. If you are a bass lover, then buy this one without a doubt.

Main Highlights
Solid build
Heavy and deep Bass
Loud and clear audio
Tangle-free cable
Not very comfortable
Overpowered vocals and treble
Specification
Colours Black, Red, Blue, White, Green, Lime
Microphone Yes
Cable 1.2m long, flat and tangle-free
Frequency
20-20,000Hz
Drivers
10mm
Impedance 16 ohm
Controls
Answer/Hang-up Calls, Answer Calls, Hang-up Calls
Warranty 1 Year
Lowest Price Buying Options:

Rs. 599
Rs. 999
in stock
Rs. 599
Rs. 999
in stock
Rs. 619
Rs. 1,197
in stock

6. boAt BassHeads 100

boAt BassHeads 100

The boat is well known for making bass heads earphones, and the boAt bassheads 100 is another Bass oriented earphones which emphasizes bass more than anything else.

The design of this earphone is minimal at best. But at first glance, the design of these earphones is inspired by the “hawk”, and yes it correct. Overall, it looks really decent with a minimal look and good polymer plastic build.

The earphones also come with an in-line microphone which works very well. You can easily control your incoming calls and music by given single-button remote.

As the name suggests, the earphones deliver really good bass sound with all balanced audio. The Bass sound is not heavy, and that’s why the vocal and treble is also not overpowering. So, overall you get the batter listing experience with good bass effect.

Main Highlights
Stylish look
Punchy and clear Bass
Good vocal and treble
Lightweight & Comfortable
Average Build
Specification
Colours Black, Red, White, Blue, Pink, Yellow
Microphone Yes
Cable 1.2m long, with rubber-coated
Frequency
20 – 20,000Hz
Drivers
10mm
Impedance 16
Controls
Music and call
Warranty 1 year
Lowest Price Buying Options:

Rs. 399
Rs. 999
in stock
Rs. 399
Rs. 999
in stock

7. Boat Bassheads 242

Boat Bassheads 242

If you looking decent sport earphones under 500 Rs, then Boat Bassheads 242 is a really good option for you. The earphones come with stylish sporty design and sweat & dust resistant body.

The earphone comes with nice sporty design and ear fins which offer you a comfortable experience. And the best part is that the earphones offer a very secure fitting, so while jogging and running, it doesn’t fall from your ears.

Coming to sound quality, the earphone offers you very loud and heavy Bass, same as other Bass headphones. The other vocals and treble sound are a little bit overpowered but at the end result, you get energetic audio. So overall audio output is really ideal for GYM and sport activity.

Main Highlights
IPX4 Waterproof
Comfortable & Light
Good bass
Energetic sound
Overpowered sounds
Specification
Colours Black & Red, Yellow & White
Microphone Yes
Cable 1.2m long
Frequency
20 – 20,000Hz
Drivers
10mm
Impedance 16
Controls
Music and call
Warranty 1 year
Lowest Price Buying Options:

Rs. 549
Rs. 1,490
in stock

8. Mi Earphones Basic with Mic (2018)

The new Mi earphones basic is my last choice in the list of best earphones under 500 Rs, which recently launched in India with a price tag of just Rs 399. Start with the build. It looks very stylish and premium with a metal chamber. Build quality of this earphones is also good compared to other headphones in this price range.

The best part, it’s very comfortable and covers the full ear canal, so that’s why you get amazing sound experience. It also comes with a microphone and multifunctional single-button remote.

Overall, the sound output is decent, loud and everything is well balanced as compared to price. Talking about Bass, that is also good, We get a decent Bass effect.

The treble and vocal sounds are also good compared to price. We cannot expect more in this price range, although it is still better than another Amazon Basic and Flipkart Smartbuy of the same price range.

Main Highlights
Premium Design
Lightweight & Comfortable
Low price
Balanced and decent audio
Specification
Colours Black, Red
Microphone Yes
Cable 1.2m long, with rubber-coated
Frequency
20-20,000Hz
Drivers
Impedance 32
Controls
Music and call
Warranty 6 months
Lowest Price Buying Options:

Rs. 399
Rs. 599
in stock
Rs. 399
Rs. 599
in stock

 

So, here is the quick summary of the Best Earphones under 500 Rs.

  1. Realme Buds 2
  2. Infinity (JBL) Zip 100
  3. boAt BassHeads 182
  4. JBL C50HI
  5. BassHeads 220
  6. boAt BassHeads 100
  7. Boat Bassheads 242

 

                                              

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16 Comments

  1. Which earphones should I buy from these?
    1. Mi Basic
    2. Sony MDR AS210AP
    3. Philips IN-SHE1525BK/94

    Please help me buy the best all round earphones

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