What You Need to Know Before Buying New Headphones


Finding the best pair of headphones these days has become a daunting task – thanks to the huge number of new entrants in the market. Existing brands and well-known names including Audio-Technica and Sony are also regularly introducing their new models to stay relevant amongst the customers. The headphone market has also expanded with new form-factors and technologies. Likewise, the rapid development of smartphones – and the disappearance of the 3.5mm jack – have made truly wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds a market-leading category for a large number of youth.

To make things easier, in this week’s episode of the Gadgets 360 podcast of classIn this article, we talk all about headphones and what best suits your particular budget and needs. host Akhil Arora Talks to our in-house audio expert Ali Pardiwala and founder and CEO of Mumbai-based Headphone Zone Raghav Somani Which tells us about choosing the right headphones for you.

For those looking for a decent audio experience under Rs. 2,000, the market is full of TWS earbuds to go along with it. Audio lovers, however, can also look at some wired options, including the KZ ZSN Pro X, which aims to deliver a compelling sound quality in their price segment.

including companies real me And Xiaomi ,redmi) as well as their Indian counterparts like bolt, boat, And Noise Their budget TWS earbuds also cost around Rs. 2,000-2,500 which can be a choice for those who want to get a new form-factor without spending a few more thousands. Realme also has Buds Q2 As do its TWS earbuds with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC).

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However, it is important to note that most TWS earbuds do not have a battery that can last for years. In most cases, you only need to switch to a newer model a few months after using the last option.

Nevertheless, there are on-ear wireless headphones that will cost you Rs. Can be found after spending. 6,000-7,000. with brand Jabra And JBL They also have wireless options in that segment which are worth a look if you don’t want to go with a Chinese or Indian brand.

If you don’t want to go with traditional headphones in the price segment under Rs. Companies including 10,000, JBL, Jabra, and Sony You have TWS earbuds to watch. including newcomers Nothing There are also ANC-enabled TWS earbuds in the market to compete against established names.

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However, for those who have iPhone or Mac, Apple Is AirPods (2nd generation), AirPods (3rd generation), And this airpods pro As its the best TWS earbuds in various price segments.

audiophile-focused brands like audio-technica, beyerdynamic, And AKG There are some worthy alternatives around Rs. 10,000 price segment which can be your choice. But it is worth noting here that you are unlikely to get a pleasant sound experience if you plan to use any of these options with your phone or PC. They are mostly meant to be used with sound cards, keyboards or guitar amplifiers.

including smartphone vendors Opposition And samsung Also get its ANC supported TWS earbuds for around Rs. 10,000 price bracket. These include: Oppo EncoX And Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro Which you can get for your regular music listening.

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If your budget is not limited, models on the market include: Sony WH-1000XM4 And Bose 700 Which are known to deliver high quality audio experience. Audiophiles can have HiFiMan Sundara and . there are options like Sennheiser HD650 Full-size open-back headphones that are specifically designed to please you with their top-of-the-line audio output.

We also talk about the things you should keep in mind when looking for a new pair of headphones. Additionally, the discussion touches on the fact whether you need hi-res music to get a mesmerizing experience out of your headphones or your audio device must have a specific hardware feature to deliver a decent audio experience, Regardless of what audio file you have.

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