Edited by Piyush, Reviewed by Shashank

Wireless earphones have gained a lot of attention these past years. In India, the wireless wearable registered for about 80% year over year growth.

Have you ever wondered what is the main reason behind this sudden increase in wireless earphones? The main reason is the rise of TWS wireless earbud brands in India.

Tech companies like Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo, Apple, and many more have marketed tremendously on the opportunity of such earbuds.

Because of that the customers now have a lot of options to choose from when purchasing earbuds, just like the case with Smartphones. These new earbuds have evolved to become more affordable for customers.

Wireless Earphones

There are many options available for the customers who want to buy reasonable earphones. There are a bunch of good wireless earphones which are being launched in the market. These are pretty affordable at just under Rs 5000.

Many people are shifting to wireless headphones and earphones for multiple reasons. There are many benefits of using wireless earphones. Wireless earphones make it easy to listen to music, attend calls, listening to podcasts during a workout, and jogging or any other activity. The lack of wires in some cases keeps things safe and very convenient.

Wired earphones come with a lot of issues like the wire getting tangled up or getting breakages in between. Other than that, carrying it around and trying to untangle it for using it will always be trouble that everyone tries to avoid.

It is best to shift to wireless earphones or headphones to avoid all these unnecessary troubles and have the convenience of going wire-free.

If you are looking for options to buy wireless earphones below Rs 5000, then listed below are the best options you can get from the market. Choose the one which best suits your needs and other requirements.

We Highly recommend you to read the Wireless Earphones Buying Guide at the end of this article to get in-depth knowledge about latest Wireless Earphones technologies and tips on making an informed decision about which product to buy for your needs 🙂

Let's explore the list and have a look at the features along with the pros and cons of the Top 10 Best Wireless Earphones Under 5000.

Top 10 Best Wireless Earphones Under 5000

Although my favorite among all is Skullcandy Ink'd Plus Active Wireless Sport but you must check all of them to make your buying decision.

1. Skullcandy Ink'd Plus Active Wireless Sport

Skullcandy Ink'd Plus Active Wireless Sport

Specifications

  • Noise-cancelling: Yes
  • Warranty: 2 years
  • Battery: 1 Lithium Polymer battery required. (included)
  • Water-resistant: IPX4 Sweat and Water Resistant
  • Bluetooth technology: Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology

Skullcandy is known for its wireless headphones in the market. These skull candy Ink’d plus active wireless sport headphones are specially designed for workouts. 

They are sweat proof as well as water-resistant. The battery life of these headphones lasts up to 15hrs.

They come with a built-in tile tracker for easy finding if you ever misplace them. Keep your earbuds connected with this tile tracker and locate them anytime you want. 

The best thing about these headphones is the speed at which they charge. 

They can charge as fast as 10min for a kickstart and provide with additional 2 hrs of battery life. They are stylish and go extremely well with joggers and jeans. The low-profile sport collar offers an active assistant

It has a microphone and also a call/track controller. It also includes a special noise-cancelling system. If you are a gym freak then these are the headphones for you. They can easily connect to your phone and you can listen to music or anything of your choice while working out.

Pros

  • Music sound quality
  • Bass quality is decent
  • Sweat-free
  • Decent battery life
  • Latest Bluetooth technology
  • Great design and colour 

Cons

  • Customers have reported an issue with connection to both laptop and computer at the same time
  • Poor quality mic
  • Good for working out only
  • Connectivity issues
  • Sound quality outdoors is rusty 

2. SoundPEATS True Wireless Earbuds

SoundPEATS True Wireless Earbuds

Specifications

  • Noise-cancelling: Yes
  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Battery: 3 Lithium-ion batteries require
  • Water resistant: No
  • Bluetooth technology: Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology

SoundPEATS True Wireless Earbuds are the best wireless earphones you can buy for yourself. 

It comes with a TWS Bluetooth Headphones system with an in-Ear Stereo Bluetooth V5.0. These headphones have a high definition Mic.

You can charge them easily and it offers 24hrs playtime. 

The latest Bluetooth system and the smart touch control design allow the user to enjoy and experience the ultimate music with these wireless buds and the intelligent technology it comes with. 

These headphones are ergonomically designed and that is why they offer a very comfortable fitting. They will not fall easily during exercise and will give you the double pleasure of sports and music together. 

SoundPEATS True Wireless Earbuds have a clear call mic system and a magnetic dock. The magnetic charging case enables the storage of earbuds easily when not in use. 

The bass is deep and it has a full midrange. These are the headphones for you if you are looking for responsible and problem-free services by the product. Above all that they come with a 1-year warranty, which will make your life easier.

Pros

  • Music sound quality
  • Bass quality is decent
  • Decent charging time
  • Decent battery life
  • Latest Bluetooth technology
  • Great design and colour 

Cons

  • They are not water- resistant
  • Customers have reported that after a while the left earbud stops charging
  • Good for working out only
  • Connectivity issues
  • Sound quality outdoors is rusty 

3. OPPO ENCO W51 True Wireless Earphone

OPPO ENCO W51 True Wireless Earphone

Specifications

  • Noise-cancelling: Yes
  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Battery: 4 Lithium-ion batteries required
  • Water-resistant: yes
  • Bluetooth technology: Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology

These wireless headphones are slick. They come in floral white colour and black as well. 

OPPO ENCO W51 True Wireless Earphones come with the latest Bluetooth technology and ultra-low latency which is only available in these headphones. 

They also have a hybrid active noise cancellation system which includes an in-depth noise reduction system for an impressive sound experience.

A single charge provider is available with these earphones which have a 24 hours music playback system.

A 15 min charge will provide 9 hours of music playback. These earphones automatically connect when the case is open and also disconnect when you put the earphones back in the case.

This wearing detection technology is only available in a few earphones. The best feature is that the music will stop if you take the headphones off and it will start playing again when you put the earphones back on. 

It also comes with IP54 Dust and Water Resistance technology. They are specially designed for working out. It only weighs about 3.95g and offers a more comfortable and smaller design.

Pros

  • Value for money
  • Wireless charging
  • Decent charging time
  • Decent battery life
  • Latest Bluetooth technology
  • Great design and colour

Cons

  • Customers have reported that after a while headphones stop connecting
  • Good for working out only
  • Connectivity issues
  • Sound quality sometimes rusty

4. Sennheiser CX 6.00 BT Wireless In-Ear Headphones

Sennheiser CX 6.00 BT Wireless In-Ear Headphones

Specifications

  • Noise-cancelling: Yes
  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Battery: 4 Lithium-ion batteries required
  • Water-resistant: Yes
  • Bluetooth technology: Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology

These headphones come with a Bluetooth technology of 4.2 which includes a Qualcomm Apt-X. It has a 6 hours battery life and a 1.5 hour fast USB charging system.

The Qualcomm Apt-X gives the headphones a superior sound quality which is beneficial for both music and movie playing. 

The headphones have a minimum delay between audio and video content while playing movies.

These headphones have an extremely convenient multi-connection system with connection ability of up to 2 devices simultaneously and a three way calling support system enabled. 

These are comfortable earphones which have an excellent attenuation of ambient noise technology with s,m, l and xl ear adapters available for the customers.

The earphones are very-very lightweight plus you will not even feel them around while wearing them. These earphones are available internationally. They work great in extreme temperatures as well. Because of the variety of sizes available, these earphones fit perfectly to all users.

Pros

  • Wireless charging
  • Flawless connectivity with zero to no interference
  • Decent charging time
  • Decent battery life
  • Latest Bluetooth technology
  • Great design and colour 

Cons

  • Customers have reported that after a while headphones stop connecting
  • Sound quality gets bad after a while
  • Sound quality sometimes rusty

5. Aukey Wireless Earbuds

Aukey Wireless Earbuds

Specifications

  • Noise-cancelling: Yes
  • Warranty : 1 year
  • Battery: 1 Lithium-ion battery required
  • Water-resistant: yes IPX4
  • Bluetooth technology: Bluetooth 4.1 wireless technology

Aukey Wireless Earbuds are available in key series B60 magnetic switch sports headphones as well. 

They are entirely water-resistant and have a playtime speed of 8 hours. They are the perfect earphones if you are a regular gym-goer. 

You can use these earphones for hiking, jogging and running and they will not fall off. They have pure wireless audio.

These are the perfect earphones to enjoy a solid, compelling sound with three EQ sound signature systems which will suit your music and listening preferences. 

These earphones are extremely comfortable and have a customised fit. Aukey Wireless Earbuds come with water-resistant technology IPX4 certified. You can use the magnetic earbuds to fasten it around your neck when you are not using the headphones.

The earbuds come with a magnet that clips together around the neck for secure carry. These earbuds are easy to isolate from external sound because of the noise cancellation technology.

Pros

  • Can be customised according to your fit
  • Wireless charging
  • Decent charging time
  • Decent battery life
  • Great design and colour

Cons

  • Connecting issues sometimes
  • Sound quality gets bad after a while
  • Sound quality sometimes rusty
  • Bass effects issue

6. Mpow Bluetooth Headphones

Mpow Bluetooth Headphones

Specifications

  • Noise-cancelling: Yes
  • Warranty: 18 months
  • Battery: 1 Lithium-ion battery required
  • Water-resistant: Yes IPX7
  • Bluetooth technology: Bluetooth 4.1 wireless technology

Mpow Bluetooth Headphones is a company which has been producing Bluetooth wireless headphones with the latest technology for many years. 

The headphones are attractive and stylish and will go with anything you wear.

The best thing about buying Mpow Bluetooth Headphones is that you can return them in 45 days if you do not find them appropriate to your requirements. 

These earphones are the best ones out there for working out.

They have Mpow IPX7 water-resistant technology with nano-coating, which will efficiently protect your headphones with sweat from running, jogging, hiking, yoga or any kind of workout. 

Mpow Bluetooth Headphones have a richer bass technology. The Bluetooth technology used in these earphones is 4.1 Bluetooth.

These headphones are very comfortable because of the memory-foam they come with. Mpow Bluetooth Headphones are custom fit as well and come in many different sizes. The charging time is 1.5 hours for these headphones for a 7-9 hours playtime.

Pros

  • Decent sound quality
  • Clear call quality
  • Wireless charging
  • Great design and colour
  • Comfortable and stylish

Cons

  • Connecting issues sometimes
  • Sound quality gets bad after a while
  • Charging time

7. JLab Audio JBuds PRO Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds

JLab Audio JBuds PRO Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds

Specifications

  • Noise-cancelling: Yes
  • Warranty: No
  • Battery: 1 Lithium Polymer battery required.
  • Water-resistant: No
  • Bluetooth technology: Bluetooth 4.1 wireless technology

These are Bluetooth wireless signature earphones with titanium 10mm driver. They have a 6 hour battery life with music controls and noise isolation controls as well. 

The Bluetooth technology being used is 4.1 Bluetooth.

They come in black colour and have perfect sound quality. JLab Audio JBuds Pro Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds are highly durable and have a light and comfortable fitting.

If you want to try earphones under 5000 then this should be your choice.

You can use these while playing games, working out, receiving calls and much more. They come with a battery and also have a microphone. The best thing about wireless earphones is that they are easy to use and have no issues with wire tangling.

This is the best thing about these earphones as well. For increasing your comfort JLab Audio JBuds PRO Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds also have extra gel tips and Cush fins in them.

Pros

  • Clear call quality
  • Wireless charging
  • Great design and colour
  • Comfortable and stylish

Cons

  • Latest Bluetooth technology not available
  • Sound quality gets bad after awhile
  • Charging time and battery life
  • No warranty
  • No water-resistant technology

8. AUKEY True Wireless Earbuds

AUKEY True Wireless Earbuds

Specifications

  • Noise cancelling: Yes
  • Warranty : 12 months
  • Battery: 1 Lithium Polymer battery required.
  • Water resistant: Yes
  • Bluetooth technology: Bluetooth 5 wireless technology

The product is packed with the latest technology and performance. It has a Bluetooth 5 system and comes with a decent USB-C charger

These earphones are also waterproof and are IPX5 certified. The playtime speed is awesome, an astonishing 25 hours.

These earphones are so easy to use that they come with a one-step pairing system. These are the best hi-fi earphones for your iphones and androids.

The bass performance is enhanced by the 6 mm dynamic drivers which gives them a high-fidelity sound with clearer sound than CD-quality bass. 

As mentioned before these earphones are very easy to connect. Open the lid of the charging case and then the earbuds will automatically connect with the paired bluetooth devices easily, this makes the whole process even more fun. 

The latest Bluetooth 5 technology gives it an even better stable connection between your devices. The earbuds can stream a hi-fi stereo for 5 hours with only a single charge. AUKEY True Wireless Earbuds come with an extra 20 in the compact charging case which is easily recharged with a USB-C.

Pros

  • Clear call quality
  • Touch control
  • Latest bluetooth technology available
  • Wireless charging
  • Great design and colour
  • Comfortable and stylish

Cons

  • Issue with pairing
  • Flat and short sound is heard when you change music by tapping on the earphone
  • Connectivity issues observed sometimes
  • Bass isn’t great for some users
  • Touch control needs to get some used to

9. DRUMZZ Buz True Wireless in-Ear Earbuds Earphones

DRUMZZ Buz True Wireless in-Ear Earbuds Earphones

Specifications

  • Noise-cancelling: Yes
  • Warranty: 12 months
  • Battery: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required
  • Water-resistant: Yes
  • Bluetooth technology: Bluetooth 5 wireless technology

These headphones have the latest bluetooth technology 5.0. Other features include an equaliser preset sound setting system, versatile fitting options and touch controls.

The fitting options make it easy and comfortable to wear it around your ears.

DRUMZZ Buz True Wireless in-Ear Earbuds Earphones have an HD microphone in them with an uplink noise cancellation technology which makes it even better because you can use them easily in noisy surroundings.

Because of the latest bluetooth technology the earphones have an automatic pairing system, stable connectivity, enhanced compatibility and an increased usable range.

These earphones are also IPX5 certified, which means that they are waterproof. An extra splash of water or increased sweat will not affect them so you can wear it to the gym as well. These earphones are available in Lite fit, sport fit and secure fit. 

You can choose one according to your liking. A 5 band preset equaliser is designed as a built-in feature that allows you to change the equaliser setting on your earphones. It has a powerful playtime and long battery time for emergency purposes. Each earbud is built-in with a powerful battery and call time for up to 6 hours.

Pros

  • Value for money
  • Touch control
  • Latest bluetooth technology available
  • Wireless charging
  • Great design and colour
  • Comfortable and stylish

Cons

  • Issue with pairing
  • Connectivity issues observed sometimes
  • Bass isn’t great for some users
  • Touch control needs to get some used to

10. Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Siretek

Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Siretek

Specifications

  • Noise-cancelling: Yes
  • Warranty: 12 months
  • Battery: 1 Lithium Polymer battery required.
  • Water-resistant: Yes IPX7
  • Bluetooth technology: Bluetooth 5 wireless technology

Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Siretek has many features like IPX7 waterproof technology, noise-cancelling and comfortable fit. These earphones are specially designed for an active workout like jogging, gym, and running or anything else.

These are very lightweight and have an ergonomic design which gives them an incredible flexible look. They come in three sizes and are made out of soft silicone. You can run a marathon with these Wireless Bluetooth Headphones that is how durable they are. They have a battery life of 240 hours on standby and 8 hours on play.

The charging time is just 1.5 hours which is very decent as compared to other earphones. These earphones have a warranty policy of up to 1 year. Buy them to experience amazing sound quality and no-hassle purchase. These are sport headphones and can be customised according to your fit.

Pros

  • Value for money
  • Touch control
  • Fantastic sound quality
  • Waterproof
  • Latest Bluetooth technology available
  • Wireless charging
  • Great design and colour
  • Comfortable and stylish

Cons

  • Issue with pairing
  • Connectivity issues observed sometimes
  • Touch control needs to get some used to

Buyer's Guide: How to Purchase Wireless Earphones in India

There are certain important features that you should look for while buying wireless earphones such as:

1. Noise cancellation technology

 

This is an important feature and should be looked into when purchasing a wireless earphone. The quality and the sound of the music automatically increase immensely with an excellent noise cancellation system.

You can’t expect every little noise to just go away but you will be surprised to know how much better the voice quality gets when sound cancellation technology is used.

2. Battery life span 


Wireless headphones and bluetooth features take up a lot of battery life of the headphones. Make sure you are looking for the battery life span which is told by the manufacturer before purchasing headphones. You will not want your headphones to die out in the middle of your workout because of the poor battery life.

3. Water resistance 


Mostly people like to purchase wireless headphones for gym workouts and hiking because they are easy to use and the wireless features make it very hassle-free.

But gym workouts include a lot of sweating, and therefore, water-resistance and waterproof technology are very necessary for buying wireless headphones. Check the waterproof certified mark before buying your headphones.

4. Built-in microphone 


This is another very important feature that should be kept in mind before buying wireless earphones. A built-in microphone allows you to attend calls via your headphones without having to use your phone.

Nowadays almost all good quality earphones will provide this feature but make sure it is present in the wireless headphone of your choice. Mentioned were some of the features that your headphones should have. Other features will depend on your requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Are cheap wireless earbuds good?

  1. Some cheap wireless earbuds in the market are good, just under 5000. But these earphones may not have a long battery life or some other feature may be lacking. That is why if you want to invest long term on a pair of wireless earphones it is recommended to have a budget of around $100.

2. Which are the best true wireless earbuds under 5000?

There are many wireless earbuds in the market under 5000. Sony MDR-ZX330BT On-Ear Wireless Headphones- Rs 5000 is among one of them. They have all the basic features that a wireless earphone should have including decent battery life, waterproof, noise cancellation system, fast charging time, and a built-in microphone.

3. How do you connect wireless earphones?

It is very easy to connect wireless headphones to your phone. Open the settings of your phone and tap connected devices. The earphone device will appear then tap on “pair new devices.” Before this step, you have to make sure that the headphones that you are connecting are set to “pairing mode.” To do this the manual of the headphone will have the whole process.

4. What is better than AirPods?

Google pixel buds are better than Apple AirPods. Google pixel buds are more durable than the Apple AirPods and are IPX4 certified. They have the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology which makes the connection consistent and very much reliable. They have long-range wireless technology which is better than the AirPods offered by apple.

5. What brand is best for Bluetooth earphones?

Sony has a wide variety of earphones with a lot of price ranges. They are considered the best for buying affordable earphones with excellent features. Some of the best among them are Sony WF-1000XM3. Other brands include Cambridge, Sennheiser, and Bose. These are renewed brands which are known for their best quality products.


About the author 

Piyush

Piyush Kashyap is a Ph.D student at Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Sangrur. He is a budding editor/ writer and has been working as a part-time reviewer for online content. He loves to read tech-based articles and has a knack for reviewing such articles He likes to stay updated about the latest trends in technology. He has also been working as a reviewer for many scientific journals. He also writes articles based on science. Know More About Piyush

Piyush Kashyap is a Ph.D student at Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Sangrur. He is a budding editor/ writer and has been working as a part-time reviewer for online content. He loves to read tech-based articles and has a knack for reviewing such articles He likes to stay updated about the latest trends in technology. He has also been working as a reviewer for many scientific journals. He also writes articles based on science. Know More About Piyush

Piyush Kashyap is a Ph.D student at Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Sangrur. He is a budding editor/ writer and has been working as a part-time reviewer for online content. He loves to read tech-based articles and has a knack for reviewing such articles He likes to stay updated about the latest trends in technology. He has also been working as a reviewer for many scientific journals. He also writes articles based on science. Know More About Piyush

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