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Best In-Ear Headphones for Every Budget


2 Oct 2015
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Today, we're exploring various in-ear headphones in a variety of budgets, ranging from affordable and cheerful to high-end and luxurious. Whether it's look and feel, sonic variety or just plain exciting sound you seek, there's something in the in-ear segment for everyone, and at every price.Best under Rs. 1,000
Sennheiser CX180- Rs. 891
One of the highest selling in-ears sets in India, the Sennheiser CX180 is an in-ear canalphone that offers serious value for money from one of the world's leading headphone makers. Canalphones fit tightlyinside your ear and block out ambient noise. Offering good noise-isolation and a bass-inclined sound, the CX180 is designed to offer superior bang-for-your-buck.
Also consider:Soundmagic PL11- Rs. 680

Best under Rs. 2,500
Soundmagic E10S- Rs. 2,199
Soundmagic is a relatively new company inthe personal audio industry, but has made a big impact in its ten years of manufacturing affordable headphones. TheE10S is the company's break-out product, and has garnered a lot of attention for being one of the best in-ear headphones inits price range. It's a bass-happy sound, butwith plenty of definition and clarity to keep all kinds of listeners happy, and its solid build quality makes it one of the most durable low budget in-ears around.
Also consider:Audio Technica ATH-CKX5iS- Rs. 2,299

Best under Rs. 5,000
Rock Jaw Alfa Genus-Rs. 4,999
These in-ear headphones are developed and engineered by Rock Jaw, a small Britishaudio specialist brand that focuses on delivering a superior experience at affordable prices. At just under Rs. 5,000, the original Rock Jaw Alfa Genus offers the benefits of three different sonic signatures through its interchangeable tuning filter system: enhanced bass, enhanced highs and neutral. Made using a generous helping of wood and metal, the Alfa Genus looks and feels as good as it sounds.
Also consider:Ostry KC06A- Rs. 4,372

Best under Rs. 10,000
Fidue A73- Rs. 9733A
hybrid-driver headset, the Fidue A73 in-ears offer a sound that stands out and rings like nothing else we've heard. The A73 has two distinct drivers; a dynamic driver to handle the lower half of the frequency range and a balanced armature driver to take care of the upper half. Together, the A73 produces a sound that is bass-happy and exciting, as well as detailed and tonally balanced. Although it doesn't look too great, this is still a fantasticpair of in-ears, if you're looking for a unique, interesting sound.
Also consider:Trinity Audio Delta- Rs. 9,132 (Approx.)

Best under Rs. 20,000
RHA T20- Rs. 18,999
Reid Heath Acoustics (RHA, in short) is a Scottish earphone specialist that builds solid, tonally balanced in-ear headphones. Following on the success of the T10, the T20 uses an interchangeable tuning filter system that only slightly boosts certain elements in the frequency range. You're still left with a mostly neutral sonic signature that tries to stay as neutral to therecording as possible. The T20 is not only very well built, but it also features RHA's proprietary dual-coil driver technology, which functions similar to hybrid-drivers, while using only a single dynamic driver in each earpiece.
Also consider:Rock Jaw Kommand- Rs. 12,000 (Approx.)

Best - Budget no barSennheiser IE800- Rs. 49,990I
f you're looking for the ultimate in-ear listening experience, look no further. The Sennheiser IE800 offers quite possibly the most detailed and open sound ever, with a sonic balance that cannot be matched by anything else in or around its price range. It's built well and performs admirably with practically any genre of music, giving the listen an immersive and almost hypnotic audio journey.
Also consider:Logitech Ultimate Ears UE900- Rs. 25,000 (Approx.)

source: Best In-Ear Headphones for Every Budget | NDTV Gadgets360.com
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