Best Earphones under 1000 (September 2017) [In-Ear Headphones]

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best earphones under 1000

I guess you might not disagree when I say music is the best thing.

Life without music is just colourless, and music without a good headset is the same.

You would wanna buy the best products that satisfy you and this case, best earphones under 1000 in India. Why? Nowadays, everyone is preferring quality over price.

Makes sense. Why would you buy a cheap product and then you realize it was not worth your money?

On that point, buying bad quality earphones at a cheap price will only break your heart in the long run. Whereas, quality earphones that are worth your money would be the best investment you will make.

Also, do not forget to check out these best earphones under 2000 as well as best earphones under 3000.

Best Earphones under 1000

Device NameMicrophoneExtra Earbuds 
Skullcandy S2DUL-J319No MicYesCheck Price
SoundMagic ES18SYesYesCheck Price
Sennheiser CX 180No MicYesCheck Price
Smile Jamaica EM-JE041YesYesCheck Price
Audio Technica ATH-COR150No MicYesCheck Price
1More Piston FitYesYesCheck Price
SONY MDR-EX150No MicYesCheck Price
Skullcandy S2IKDY-003YesYesCheck Price
Brainwavz OmegaNo MicYesCheck Price
Evidson Audiowear R5YesYesCheck Price

Skullcandy S2DUL-J319

These pair of earphones comes to us from Skullcandy. I need not required to talk about Skullcandy much. Skullcandy manufactures Audio related gadgets.

Skullcandy is loved by people all over the world for their pricing especially! They are not cheap at all but economically priced.

Well, enough discussing the brand, let’s talk about the earphones now! These earphones are quite an eye- catchy and one of the best earphones under 1000 rupees in India.

And they are available in many colours like Black, Blue, Green, Red, Pink, Purple, Grey. Grey and Purple look quite dope! In looks perspective though, they are just perfect!

Now let us talk about the build and other things. The Ear Heads are made out of the Premium quality of plastic and the chord is made of high-quality rubberized material! The chord lengths about 1.2m just like most of the earphones at this price point. The Ear Heads and chord combine and give these earphones a grand and sturdy feel and quality. As other brands do, Skullcandy also threw in an extra pair of ear-tips, which is quite worth mentioning.

There is an inline microphone available so you can take calls on the go without any hassles. By the way, the quality of the inline earphones is top-notch and considering this price point, there are no major complaints to raise. Coming to the performance of these earphones, they output an impedance about 16 ohms, and as far as the frequency part goes, it has a minimum frequency response of 20Hz to 20000Hz at its maximum frequency. The earpieces we get are 10MM Neodymium magnetic speakers which produce a great sound out!

Pros

  • Looks good and premium.
  • Feels light and sturdy.
  • Comfortable design.
Cons

  • Lack of noise cancellation.
  • Less level of bass.
  • No inline remove for picking calls.

SoundMagic ES18S

The first question that comes to your mind as soon as you see SoundMagic on the list is. Is SoundMAGIC is a brand? Well, it is! Its headquartered in HongKong. For a surprise, these brand makes best earphones under 1000 with mic.

This Brand was started in 2005 and well, they are surviving with a heavy competition. The speciality of the brand is, they make high-quality products and sells them at an effective price point.

There are only few colour variants available in this particular model. The black and red colours together give it a dope look, they feel very premium though! There is an inline microphone in this pair with remote controls. The chord is of 1.2mm and it has an l shaped connector.

Let’s talk about the build and its quality. The ear head is made out of the good quality of plastic material, and it does have a metal finish with a metallic carbon fibre coloured paint. The chord itself though looks good, but it’s quite delicate at least at the edges. But overall, it takes a good bump with a sturdy design. Which makes them one of the best earphones below 1000.

Coming to its performance, these earphones are powered by 10mm high-quality drivers makes your ears blow. Don’t worry about the audio quality, there are Neodymium magnetic speakers to take care about that.  It has your cover! The highs, mids and lows are evenly maintained. They are also offering three extra pairs of ear tips of different sizes, namely, small, medium and large. They are also providing a high-quality bag to carry all these stuff! Overall, a great pair of earphones at this price point!

Pros

  • Looks quite dope.
  • Inline remote control.
  • Good quality of mic.
  • Good Bass, HQ sound output.
Cons

  • Vocals are a bit down the fold.

Sennheiser CX 180

If you came across several sites searching for earphones at this price point, you would have definitely come across these best earphones under 1000 from Sennheiser in a couple of sites. This is highly recommended by many reviewers. Well, let’s first know about the brand and next, we’ll dive into the review of the same.

Sennheiser is a German company who are specialised in making Audio devices, like speakers, mics and much more. This company was started in 1945 and until now they won a countless number of awards.

This brand is highly preferred by Music Makers or Composers after Beats, Well, let’s not talk about beats here! As the prices are nowhere near to this range. Coming to these earphones, they are low-priced and high performed earphones on our entire list. In terms of looks, they don’t satisfy though and moreover feels like a cheap Chinese earphone. They are only available in one colour variant which is grey and black.

The build quality is quite decent with a good quality of ear heads which are completely made out of plastic and the chord is made out of rubber, lengths at 1.2mm with an L-shaped connector. You also get an extra pair of ear tips in case if you need them!

Taking cover on performance, they output an impedance about 16 ohms, and as far as the frequency part goes, it has a minimum frequency response of 20Hz to 20000Hz at its maximum frequency. The sensitivity of this pair of the headset is 110dB/mW. These earphones come with an Active Noise cancellation, which can give you higher impact on Audio rather than your surroundings. Overall the best in the list.

Pros

  • Noise cancellation.
  • Sound Quality is overall balanced.
  • Fits perfectly into your ears.
Cons

  • No Inline Mic.

House Of Marley Smile Jamaica EM-JE041

Smile Jamaica EM-JE041 is one the best earphones under 1000 from past few years. The main principle of House of Marley is to provide a superior quality audio experience with a wide range of budget’s available in many countries with technical support and service.

Coming to this product, The Smile Jamaica is most sold earphone from House of Marley. This pair of earphones is available in six different colours and it’s arguably best-looking earphones in the entire list! In those 6 colours, black variant looks quite eye-catchy.

Coming to its build, The ear heads are made out of wood, Yes! You’ve read it right! Coming to the chord, like other brands, they did not use any rubber wire here! The chord is made out of high-quality fabric kind of material. It helps in two ways, That chord looks and makes you stand out from other earphones and the second thing is it’s completely tangled free! House of Marley also threw in three extra sets of ear-tips which are highly isolated from all kinds of noises!

The drivers are made of wood and aluminium. They didn’t skip microphone, unlike other brands. Coming to technical aspects of the earphones, they output an impedance about 16 ohms, and as far as the frequency part goes, it has a minimum frequency response of 18Hz- 20Hz. The highs and lows are maintained well, The Mids could have been much better! For the bass fans out there, Go get this one Right Away.

Pros

  • Eye catchy design with Wood and Fabric.
  • Noise Cancellation.
  • Best in Class mic for Calls.
Cons

  • Mids are not evenly distributed.
  • Earbuds are not comfortable.

Audio Technica ATH-COR150

Most of the people are not aware of this brand. Well, between Sony, Skullcandy, JBL etc, Audio Technica stood out with higher customer satisfaction all around the world.

Audio Technica is a Japanese brand which is surviving in the Audio market with a grace from the last couple of years.

This brand also manufactures mics, headsets, Bluetooth speakers and much more. They make some of the best earphones under 1000.

This pair of earphones are certainly not the best looking ones, but looks don’t matter always, right? This model of earphones is available in 8 different colours! My personal suggestion is to go with black, which always looks classy! The ergonomic design provides a comfortable fit!

Coming to the build, the ear heads are made with good quality of standard plastic which is quite good and glossy looking and the 1.2mm length chord is made out of rubberized material which is quite thin compared to other titles on the list. Audio Technica also threw three extra ear tips in the box, for different sizes of ears.

Now jump into performance part now! This Audio Technica ATH-COR150 is powered by 8.5mm drivers which sound clearly. It has a minimum frequency response of 20Hz to 25000Hz at its maximum frequency with 103dB/mW. Sweet!

Pros

  • Lightweight and comfortable design.
  • Best in class Sound output.
  • Ergonomic design for a comfortable fit.
Cons

  • Chord is too thin.
  • No microphone or in-line remote.

1More Piston Fit

1More is an upcoming brand in the Audio sector and it is headquartered in California. They only made few headsets and earphones till now.

But the quality they offer and the price they sell their products are completely incomparable! It is rumoured that the earphones sold by Xiaomi are designed by 1More, but there is no official news regarding that!

It is available in four different colour variants. The colours are Black, Blue, Silver and pink. All of them looks quite dope with a good metallic finish! These are one of the good looking earphones in this list!

Honestly, with an all-rounded perspective these are the best earphones under 1000. The ear head is made with Aluminium and the chord is completely made out of the good quality of rubber! 1More also provided 2 extra pairs of ear tips, sized small and large, as the medium is pre-fitted to ear head! The ear tips are not attached to the body just like other earphones, but 45º angled which gives a great comfort!

Coming to its performance, The bass lovers can directly go with it! The highs, mids and lows are evenly produced and overall quality which they can deliver is unbelievable! Unfortunately, the Treble with this pair of earphones is not up to the mark. With the inline remote you can receive calls on the go with ease! The inbuilt mic was extraordinary at the price it’s given! Overall this pair is a good consideration if you are looking for an all-rounder!

Pros

  • Good design and colours.
  • Great Quality of sounds.
  • Inline multi functional remote.
Cons

  • Treble could’ve been better.

SONY MDR-EX150

Sony is one of the biggest brands in India when it comes to Electronics. Televisions, Speakers, what and what not?

It’s highest preferred consumer brand when it comes to Audio perspective! Even though they are not doing much great with their series of smartphones, they are doing well with earphones and other audio related equipment!

Coming to MDR EX 150, it is available in 6 six different colours and is the best bass earphones under 1000. Mint Blue and Black look quite cool actually!

The build quality of the same is good and they are comfortable for wearing for more hours! They are very light weighted and sturdy too. As usual at this price point, the ear heads are made with good quality of plastic and the L-shaped chord is also made with high quality of rubber which you can use it roughly though! The connector is gold plated and the chord is 1.2 meters long.

Coming to the main aspect, underneath the hood it’s powered by 9MM dynamic drivers coupled with Neodymium magnetic speakers. This combination ensures high-quality bass driver audio along with the clarity. The impedance produced is 16 ohms and the sensitivity of EX150 is 103 dB/mW. If the design is not your primary concern, I would suggest you to definitely go with these pair of earphones!

Pros

  • Bass is extraordinary.
  • Comfortable fit.
  • Excellent sound clarity.
Cons

  • Lack of Microphone.

Skullcandy S2IKDY-003

Skullcandy manufactures Audio related gadgets, like Music players, earphones, headsets and etc. Skullcandy is loved by people all over the world for their pricing especially! They are not cheap at all but economically priced.

This pair of earphones is available in 7 different unique colours making them one of the best earphones under 1000. The model itself looks quite dope, so any colour you buy will give you a great look!

The build quality of this pair of earphones is top notch! The earbuds are soft and smooth and don’t hurt your ears. The sound quality of these earphones is quite decent! The greatness of these earphones is even you can even hear the background music, every beat crystal clearly. The inbuilt 11mm drivers and Neodymium magnetic speakers will provide you with a loud and heavy sound output very clearly without any tickets.

Pros

  • Tangle-free cord.
  • Great build and design.
Cons

  • Dedicated to music, not for calls.

Brainwavz Omega

Brainwavz is a new brand which is upcoming very fastly and challenging higher titles like Sony, Audio Technica etc., The Omega is one of the highest sold earphones from this segment.

The Omega is available in four different colours and they are White, Black, Red and Blue. These headphones are cheap, Only in terms of price but not in looks and performance though!

The build quality of this kind is very rarely seen in this budget. The ear heads have complete steel housing, with glossy colours on it! They are very standard in terms of quality.The performance is great! The impedance is about 16ohms It has a minimum frequency response of 20Hz to 20kHz at its maximum frequency with 103dB/mW. Toucan enjoy music at high quality!

Pros

  • Bass at its best.
  • Standout quality.
Cons

  • bad for really long usage.

Evidson Audiowear R5

Evidson is an American brand and these pair of headsets from Evidson join the best earphones under 1000 rupees category. Their aim is to provide a tough quality audio machines within everyone’s budget.

Products in these ranges are geared at providing the highest value for money and striking all the essentials.

These pair of earphones is available in only one colour which looks quite dope. Coming to its build quality, It is an unobtrusive metal body at ear heads which has a glossy black finish.

The cable or cord is flat which makes it quite durable for longer periods! The chord is made out of the good quality of rubber! There is an inline remote for calls and it works great! There are dedicated buttons for music too.

The performance from these earphones is better than they look! These earphones deliver clean audio. The frequency is somewhat low.  These earphones deliver the crispness of the bass tones while retaining. The highs, mids and lows are equally balanced. Overall a good concern for people who are looking for high-quality products from an unknown different brand!

Pros

  • Great bass performance.
  • decent clarity.
  • Good build and design.
Cons

  • Mids can be better.
  • Mic quality is not up to the mark.

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