With more advanced Bluetooth codecs, noise-cancelling capabilities, longer-lasting batteries and better sound profiles, wireless headphones have come a long way in recent years.
With so many wireless headphones in the market it can be tough sometimes to chose which one is the best fit for your preferences.
So far, we’ve tried over 100 headphones and have come up with a list of the top five recommendations for the best wireless headphones under Rs. 2000.
boAt Rockerz 510
Lightweight and good battery life
The boAt Rockerz 510 wireless Bluetooth headphones are available in a bunch of colours. The primary design of the headphones is more or less plastic, but you do have integrated controls on the headphones of themselves. The volume controls, track forward and back, and phone call buttons are conveniently located on the side, which also doubles up as the power button. There’s also a nice-looking LED above the button so that you know that your phone is paired to the headphones when it blinks blue.
The headphones are well cushioned with a nice head cushion as well as ear cushions on both the ear pads, which are really soft and comfortable. The headphones are also lightweight weighing only 230 grams. The boAt Rockerz 510 headphones offer an average battery life of about 9 to 10 hours.
The sound profile is overall pretty well balanced, a good amount of bass and mid-tones are also well matched. They do have an inbuilt 3.5 mm headphone jack as well.
Motorola Escape 200
Best for flat sound profile
The Motorola Escape 200 wireless headphones are super lightweight, offer 15 hours of playtime, have 40mm drivers and are made out of really good quality plastic. The foam pads are nice and soft and cushiony; the headphones have a lot of stretches so you can really put them on for long periods.
The sound profile on the Motorola Escape 200 is slightly flat, so if you enjoy flatter sound profiles, it’s a perfect fit for you. These wireless headphones can be connected to Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant, so if you have any of those assistants, you can use them with the Motorola Escape headphones.
They do have an inbuilt microphone for phone calls as well and have a 3.5 mm headphone jack if you want to use them as wired headphones. So, all in all, a pretty good set for the price point. If you’re someone who enjoys a flatter sound profile then this can be the best wireless headphones under Rs. 2000 to buy.
The iBall Decibel which comes in gold colour looks fantastic. These are also available in an all-black for a subtle look and blue and silver. So depending on what colour profile you want there quite a lot of options here and they’re priced under Rs. 1000.
The ear cups, as well as the headband, are soft and comfortable for a longer period of use. They’re also quite flexible and fold down for easy transport. They have a 3.5 mm headphone jack so if you’re somebody who wants to listen to audio on a cable you can do that as well.
These headphones have FM radio, so if you’re somebody who listens to FM radio, this can be the best wireless headphones for you.
Again, just like our the previous headphones the eyeball decibel is Alexa, and Google Assistant-enabled, so if you have Google or Alexa you can connect them to the iBall Decibel.
In terms of the sound profile, the headphones sound good. They do distort a little bit on the maximum volume, but if you are one step down, they sound amazing. Overall, a good amount of bass and mid-range for the price.
The iBall Decibel should last you about 8 to 10 hours in terms of battery life depending on how you are listening to them.
Infinity (JBL) Glide 500
From the famous brand JBL
The Infinity Glide 500 wireless headphones are a sub-brand of JBL. The headphones are built with good quality materials, a solid headband along with a lot of flex, soft cushions on soft ear cups. They don’t have any cushioning on the headband, and the size of the headphones can also be extended to make it quite large. The Infinity headphones are available in three colours, black, blue and red.
As far as the drivers are concerned they’re 32 mm drivers. There is a 200mAh battery that charges up in about one and a half to two hours. The headphones also offer speed charging in 10 minutes. Infinity Glide 500 can last about 18 to 20 hours on a single charge.
The headphones are voice assistant enabled, so if you are using Siri, Google Assistant or even Alexa; they will work directly on the headphones without any problem. It has an inbuilt microphone which makes it easy to make voice calls from the headphones.
Overall the sound profile is well balanced and a good amount of bass on these headphones.
boAt Rockerz 600
The first thing you’ll notice about the boAt Rockerz 600 wireless headphones is the design. The brown colour, almost square sized ear cups look elegant with the silver frame.
Controls buttons are placed on the right ear cup for seamless connectivity between calling and music, including the in-built mic. You also get the micro USB charging port and 3.5mm audio port below the ear cup.
The boAt Rockerz 600 headphones feature padded faux-leather ear cups, cushioned ear pads and a faux-leather headband to give you comfortable listening experience. Powered by a 450 mAh rechargeable Li-Polymer battery, these headphones deliver up to 20 hours of playback.
The HD sound quality with super extra bass on the boAt Rockerz 600 delivers powerful, clear bass sound where it’s hard to find in its class Bluetooth headphones. The sound profile is almost perfect on mids, lows and highs as well.
If you like lots of bass pick the JBL Glide, if you’re somebody who wants FM radio on their headphones you can pick the iBall Decibel. If you want a flat sound which can be tweaked around with an equalizer, you can go for the Motorola Escape, and if you’re somebody who would like to connect the headphones to a laptop or smartphone to boost the audio then you can definitely go for the boAt headphones.
Wireless Headphones FAQ
How wireless headphones work?
In simple words, the wireless headphones are built with the Bluetooth technology and have a chip inside that contains the Bluetooth radio, and software that makes connectivity between the headphones and any compatible device possible. So when a smartphone is in close proximity to the headphones, they connect, or pair. This enables you to listen to music or talk to someone through wireless headphones.
Can wireless headphones connect to Alexa?
Yes, wireless headphones like the Motorola Escape 200 and iBall Decibel can be easily connected to Alexa. Not only that, you can connect them to Siri and Google Assistant as well.
Can wireless headphones sound as good as wired?
While the simple answer could be a yes but it might not be the case always. The majority of wireless headphones utilize the 2.4GHz Bluetooth that makes it tough to match the sound quality of the wired ones.