5. JBL Tune 130NC : The JBL Tune 130NC earbuds are possibly one of the better options on our list. For the price, these provide an unequalled audio experience. The JBL Tune 130NC buds offer class leading features like ANC, Smart Ambient with Ambient Aware, Dual Connect, and Talk Through modes. Additionally, these include support for the JBL app, which provides a tonne of adjustments and customisations for the 10mm driver to enhance the listening experience. They can provide a battery backup for up to 40 hours, while the earbuds can operate for 32 hours when ANC is turned on. Additionally, they are IPX4 certified for water and sweat resistance, further expanding the use case.
- Excellent audio quality – 10 mm drivers, ANC, Smart Ambient with Ambient Aware, Dual Connect, and Talk Through modes.
- Long battery life – 40 hours with case
- App supports customisations –
- No in-ear detection
4. Boat Airdopes 601 ANC : The most popular pair of ANC TWS from the homegrown brand is the Boat Airdopes 601 ANC. These have the traditional stem. The Airdopes 601 ANC, like most of the buds on the list, has app support so that customers may tailor the experience to their preferences. These also has ANC as suggested by its name . For the money, these have great audio, a secure fit, and a battery life that exceeds 4 hours, with the opportunity to charge them three more times using the case.
- App support
- Transparency mode
- Snug Fit
- Touch controls need refinement
3. OPPO Enco Air 2 Pro : OPPO has a history of producing audiophile-grade equipment, which is clear in their audio offerings. These have a good build quality, 12.4mm dynamic drivers, a snug fit, ANC, support for the HeyMelody app, IP rating, and more. These include a Transparency mode in addition to the standard ANC modes, and users can always cycle through the modes using the HeyMelody app, which is accessible on both the Android and iOS operating systems.
The Enco Buds Air 2 Pro also offers fast charging, an IP54 rating, a 94ms low-latency mode, and OTA support via the app, among other features. With the ANC switched on, the battery life of these is approximately three hours which is a con for these earbuds, and the case adds an additional three charges. You can anticipate a battery life of just over four hours with the ANC disabled.
- Large dynamic drivers
- Excellent fit
- Quality ANC experience
- Not-so-great battery life
2. Realme Buds Air 3 : These cost around Rs 4,000 and have features like 10mm dynamic drivers, ANC, transparency mode, IPX5 water resistance, and more. Additionally, these buds support apps for carrying out complex customizations. The Buds Air 3 includes a Transparency mode in addition to the standard ANC settings, which is uncommon for this budget TWS. With noise cancellation set on, the Buds Air 3s have a good battery life as well unlike the previous ones in the list. With the case, the buds last for 22 hours.
- Transparency mode
- Solid ANC experience
- Excellent battery life
- Call quality is not upto mark
1. OnePlus Buds Z2 : These sound well, have long battery life and fit well without being expensive. These pack fairly large 11mm dynamic drivers with features like bass boost, dynamic stereo, Dolby Atmos, panoramic sound, and more to improve the listening experience. The OnePlus Buds Z2 provides 4 hours of playback and yet has adequate battery life for two full charges with the case. Additionally, they support OnePlus’s fast-charging technology and have an IP55 rating. These are available in two colour options: Black and White. If you are a bass lover, you are going to love these.
- Excellent fit
- IP55 rating
- Premium design and build
- Limited touch controls