Finding the best earphones under 500 is always a daunting task as there are plenty of earphones available online. It becomes more difficult when you are searching best earphones with a mic under 500 because there are literally a lot of earphones available under 500 Rs. Some of them come with a mic and don’t.
It disappoints us when you buy earphones and they do not have a mic. The mic is an important part of earphones for those who usually spend most of their time on-call or who play multiplayer games with earphones. Thus, The mic is an essential part of earphones. I selected the 10 best earphones under 500 after seeing their features, reviews, and build quality. You choose any pair of them for yourself.
Best earphones under 500 Rs list
|Earphones’ Name||Price Guide|
|boAt Bassheads 242||Current Price|
|LUMIFORD Ultimate U30||Current Price|
|Xiaomi Redmi Hi-Resolution||Current Price|
|TCL ELIT200||Current Price|
|boAt Bassheads 152||Current Price|
|Mi Earphone Basic||Current Price|
|LUMIFORD Ultimate U20||Current Price|
|boAt Bassheads 225||Current Price|
|JBL C50HI||Current Price|
|Honor AM115||Current Price|
Now let’s get into the list of best earphones under 500 INR with a mic
1. boAt Bassheads 242
boAt always brings earphones with cool features and designs. These Bassheads 242 will not disappoint you in sound quality, its sound quality will impress you as their 10 mm drivers deliver HD and real sound.
The plus point of these earphones is their IPX 4 water resistance technology. It gives an extra advantage, you can take earphones with you or use them in light rain or sweating.
You get an In-line mic with a button that does all the work like taking calls or pausing and playing music, you can do all these works with that single button.
These earphones deliver powerful bass while listening to songs. The bass plays a major role while enjoying favourite tracks, and the bass of this Bassheads 242 is like a treat to bass lover users. These earphones could be a perfect choice for bass lovers
The only drawback of these earphones is lacking noise cancellation. They hardly reduce outside noise while using them. If you can deal with it then you should go with them.
- HD sound with 10mm drivers
- IPX 4 Sweatproof
- Powerful bass
- light weight
- Great sound quality
- Noise cancellation is very average
- Not comfortable for long time usage
|Dimensions||19 x 7.8 x 17.3 cm|
2. LUMIFORD Ultimate U30
With the other electronics devices, the LUMIFORD is also producing earphones and headphones. The company has also released some good earphones under 500 budget.
Ultimate U40, U30, and U20 are good earphones with a mic you can buy for under 500 INR. You can go with any of them, Ultimate 30 is upgraded and newer than Ultimate 20.
LUMIFORD Ultimate U30 produces good quality audio. The sound can be listened to clearly with good and punchy bass. These earphones feature inline controls that are very useful to skip, pause or play the next music tracks.
even this feature can be used to take and hang up phone calls. You won’t even need to touch your mobile phones to do all these essential things.
These earphones come with 3-types of ear caps that can be fit in all ears according to their ear size. You will be able to choose perfect ear tips for your ears.
- Good Audio quality
- Comfortable to wear
- Punchy bass
- Sound is not very loud
|Dimensions||23.8 x 8.8 x 2.6 cm|
3. Xiaomi Redmi Hi-Resolution Audio
After the great success of smartphones, Xiaomi incessantly producing new gadgets in India such as TVs, Laptops, Earphones, Bands and even Power banks.
The interesting thing about Xiaomi is their products are always budget-friendly. Xiaomi’s priority is giving the best at a cheap or affordable price. I included Redmi Hi-Resolution because of its lightweight and good bass quality.
Xiaomi Redmi Hi-Resolution doesn’t compromise bass. Its 10 mm drivers deliver such amazing and deep bass with good treble performance. You will be able to listen to detailed bass with full vocals in these earphones.
1.25m Y shaped flexible cable of these earphones makes Redmi Hi-Resolution durable and much flexible.
The multi-function button of these earphones is very useful for music and calls.
The built quality of the earphones looks long-lasting, I mean, the wire of the earphones is well built and the quality seems very good.
- These earphones are light weight
- Bass quality is good
- Mic should have built better
|Dimensions||LxWxH 125 Centimeters|
|Colour||Black, Blue, Red|
4. TCL ELIT200 earphones
Designed with precision engineering, the TCL ELIT200 In-Ear Earbuds deliver superb audio with enhanced bass, a wider dynamic range, and a clearer treble. These earphones provide you with a unique listening experience wherever your day takes you.
The ELIT200’s oval acoustic tube provides a precision fit for long-term comfort. The noise-isolating fit rests securely in your ears with a perfect seal that enhances bass performance. It’s the perfect companion for your commute, workout, and travel.
These wired headphones are super comfy to wear, lightweight, powerful. They have a built-in mic plus an in-line remote to switch songs and accept or reject calls. With their affordable price and durability, these headphones are pretty cool.
Its 3.5mm audio jack provides high-quality sound when connected to your computer, tablet, or smartphone. The highest quality for everyday use – Tested rigorously to ensure maximum durability.
- Premium and unique design
- Good bass
- Smooth and crispy sound
- Good build quality
- Average Noise cancellation
|Dimensions||17.5 x 9.6 x 2.69 cm|
|colour||Cement Grey, Midnight Blue|
5. boAt Bassheads 152
the boAt is a very popular brand in making earphones and headphones. We can see lots of varieties of earphones and headphones from the boAt such as in-ear earphones, Bluetooth earphones, headphones and earbuds.
You will notice that Bassheads 152 earphones don’t fall off constantly unlike boAt 225. boAt 225 irritates a lot in this thing.
Bassheads 152 looks premium even at this price. The earphones don’t look cheap at all. their metallic finish attracts users towards them.
These earphones are very lightweight though noise cancellation is very average. Noise cancellation is not that effective in these earphones. However Sound quality and the bass of Bassheads 152 will not let you down at all.
- Look premium and stylish
- Design and Sound quality are good
- Very light weight
- Awesome bass
- No Noise cancellation
|Dimensions||120 x 0.1 x 0.2 cm|
|colour||Black, Blue, Red, Purple, White pearl|
6. Mi Earphone Basic
The Mi earphones are currently available in two colours – black and blue. Thanks to the very ergonomic design and high-quality silicone earbuds, you will enjoy a very comfortable fit in your ears after wearing them. What’s even better is the fact that these earphones come with anti-slip design that prevents them from slipping out from your ears.
The sound quality will be the least of your tensions, as these earphones come with powerful 10 mm drivers and aluminium sound chamber for giving you crystal clear sound with superb bass.
For creating a very convenient and user-friendly experience for you, these earphones come with an in-line microphone with a durable multi-function button. With just a single press of the button, you can play/pause your music and answer/end phone calls.
- High-quality silicone earbuds
- Ergonomic design
- Good sound
- Extra bass
- Build quality is not so good
|Dimensions||125 x 3 x 19 cm|
|colour||Black, Blue, Red|
7. LUMIFORD Ultimate U20
Earlier I mentioned Ultimate U30 which are good earphones, now I am going to talk about other earphones from this series. LUMIFORD is producing some very great earphones under 500 budget, You can buy either of them Ultimate U20 or Ultimate U30, both are good.
Ultimate U20 comes with a line that controls the button. Now in-line control is a very effective feature because it makes calling and playing music much effortless.
These earphones are perfect for regular use. Amazing and soft earbuds and the quality of earphones seem very solid here. It does not seem by the quality that they are cheap earphones.
Noise cancellation works pretty fine even at the low volume. Earbuds of the earphones make them comfortable while using them for long hours.
- Well balanced sound
- Noise cancellation system works well
- Comfortable in ear
- No extra earbuds
|Dimensions||2 x 18.5 x 7 cm|
|colour||Black and Blue|
8. boAt Bassheads 225
boAt Bassheads 225 is one of the most popular budget earphones from boAt or we can say some of the best earphones under 500.
Bassheads 225 comes with tangle-free flat cables and the most noticeable thing is its L-shaped connector/jack.
If we talk about bass, I would like to say that Bassheads 225 has average bass. Yes, bass lovers will be disappointed though it’s not that low, I mean bass is neither high nor low.
The sound quality and the call quality are very good in Bassheads 225. You will be impressed, even the quality persists for months, unlike other earphones which lost their sound quality after using some months.
Overall, boAt Bassheads 225 could be a good option for you if you don’t want high bass.
- Tangle free
- Flat cable
- Loud sound
- Call quality is good
- Strong wires
- Fall often from ears
|Model||Bass Heads 225|
|Dimensions||12.4 x 7.2 x 2.6 cm|
|colour||Black, Blue, White, Orange|
Red, Forest Green
9. JBL C50HI
The JBL C50HI earphones are ultra-lightweight and comfortable to use. With three sizes of earplugs and an angled fit, these earphones will fit very nicely in your ears and you will never feel any discomfort even if you are wearing them for long hours. These earphones are available in 3 colours – black, blue and red.
The sound quality offered by these earphones is just magnificent. You can experience dynamic, immersive and crystal clear audio quality with these earphones.
These earphones are designed with a one-button remote microphone which has a noise-isolation feature. You can easily make hands-free calls and with a long press, you can trigger the voice assistant, which makes these earphones very user-friendly.
- Lightweight and Comfortable
- Decent sound quality
- Good bass
- Build quality is not up to the mark
|Dimensions||6 x 3 x 17.5 cm|
|colour||Black, Blue, Red|
10. Honor AM115
Honor is a sub-brand of Huawei which is mainly known for its budget mobile phones in India. Honor is now attracting users towards earphones. Honor released some good and quality earphones; Honor sport Bluetooth earphones and Honor AM115, budget earphones with a mic under 500.
Honor designed AM115 with comfort in their mind. The ear canal shape of earphones helps to provide comfort while using earphones
Most of the earphones with a mic that I included in this article come with three-button control that helps to handle phone calls and music easily.
AM115 is made of plastic material and the company claims the product meets European CE safety standards.
The build quality looks durable and the sound quality is good in AM115. Earphones don’t look like they cost under 500.
- Low price
- Good call quality
- Sound is not so lound
- dropout easily
|Dimensions||8.6 x 2.1 x 4.9 cm|
11. Boult Audio BassBuds X1
Boult Audio BassBuds series has a fair amount of good earphones under 500. Another earphones I am going to add is from Boult, these earphones look premium and durable
BassBuds X1 comes in 2 colours Red and Blue. The red colour looks very attractive.
You get a microphone built-in for HD calls and Google assistance. You get a good amount of bass that looks good even at the low volume. While the micro-woofers deliver HD sound that can listen to clearly with 3D surround sound.
Noise cancellation is okay, it also depends on ear tips which ear tips fit perfectly in your ears
- Perfect bass
- Don’t fall off easily
- Good in fitting ears
- Sound is not so loud
|Dimensions||10 x 6.5 x 2.8 cm|
12. boAt Bassheads 100
boAt Bassheads 100 comes in many colours. These are the perfect earphones at this price.
Bassheads 100 has 10mm drivers that give you clear sound even at low volume. The sound quality is really impressive at this price. 10mm drivers work their job very well here.
You get a 1-year warranty from the company at this low price of the earphones. The warranty period starts from the date when you purchase. To activate the warranty, you will have to miss a call on 9223032222. Or you can get your warranty at boAt support.
- Amazing sound at this price(under 400)
- Comfortable in ear
- Average build quality
|Dimensions||120 x 0.1 x 0.2 cm|
13. JBL C100SI
JBL is mainly known for its speakers, earphones and headphones. The quality of sound is clearly be seen in JBL audio devices. JBL has produced some premium and quality headphones such as JBL E55BT, JBL Live 500BT and JBL Endurance Peak.
JBL has also produced some excellent speakers such as JBL Flip 3 and 4 and JBL Go and Go 2 Portable waterproof speaker with mic with good bass.
So JBL has a good taste in sound output, JBL also did a good job in providing budget earphones. JBL C100SI is a good example of it.
JBL C100SI was released in 2017 but still, it is a good choice to go with it.
You get one-a button remote microphone that helps to answer and manage calls without touching your device
C100SI comes with a 3.5mm gold plated jack that is good for better connectivity and data transfer.
JBL C100SI never looks like cheap earphones, it comes with a metallic finish, moreover, it comes with three types of ear tips. You can choose the best that fits perfectly in your ears.
The sound quality of the earphones is really good and the bass does not disappoint. Noise cancellation is pretty fine here.
- Premium metallic finish
- Good noise cancellation
- Deep bass
- Bit old model (2016)
|Dimensions||6 x 3 x 17.5 cm|
|colour||Black, White, Red|
After viewing all the earphones, you would have an idea, but choosing the suitable earphones depends on you, which things do you want in your earphones. No earphones will give you everything under 500 INR. But you can get the best according to your needs.