Are you on the lookout for a pair of best wireless earbuds under $50? Maybe you, like me, are fed up of the cables of standard headphones getting in the way. Hands free they may be, but they certainly aren’t fuss free. This is why more people than ever are changing to wireless earbuds.
They are discreet, easy to use and one size fits all (almost) so you don’t need to worry about finding one that suits your ears or needs. You just grab and go!
There are lots of newer features that companies have started to put into their earbuds and that’s because they have so many different functions. Many people not only listen to music or audiobooks on their earbuds, but they are also now using them for work, taking calls or using them for gaming.
Thanks to the better quality and the enhanced design, people can now use them for a multitude of activities. You’ll find that most of the earbuds on this list are waterproof and sweat proof, this helps them to work for longer and prevents a build-up of moisture in the speaker. They also now come with charging cases which are a real game changer.
So what do we think is the best wireless earbuds under $50? Here is a summary of everything on our list, scroll down if you want to know the full lowdown on each product.
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Top 10 Best Wireless Earbuds Under $50 of 2021
Otium Wireless Earbuds
Wireless Earbuds IPX7
AMORNO True Wireless Earbuds
Jeabo GT1 Headphones
Playtime in-Ear Wireless Headphones
TOZO T10 Earbuds
LarKoo Wireless Headphone
LUISPORT BE10 Wireless Earbuds
in-Ear Waterproof Bluetooth Headphones
1. Otium Wireless Earbuds – Best Overall
By far one of the best “other brand” earbuds on the market, the Otium earbuds not only give great quality sound but are waterproof and provide up to 10 hours of continuous sound, making them ideal for day to day use.
The additional technology that comes inside these headphones means that not only is the sound quality much better than others on the market but that they are also easy to pair with your device.
Not only that but they also have a stronger connection signal so you can be further away from your device and still have great quality sound.
They are comfortable and easy to fit thanks to the over the ear hooks. This means no matter how much you move around working out, these earbuds will stay nicely in place. Overall these headphones are the best earbuds that you can get on the market for under $50.
2. Wireless Earbuds IPX7 – Runner Up
These tiny little earbuds will be barely noticeable as you walk along or workout, but boy will you know they are there when you are listening to the music!
The high quality sound from these buds are thanks to the larger than average sized speaker.
Giving you an 8mm speaker area instead of the standard 6mm, you will be able to hear the powerful bass and clear high tones more easily.
This doesn’t affect the external look of the earpieces which fit nicely and discretely into your ears.
These earbuds pair quickly and easily with the special instant pairing function and work via Bluetooth so will work with any device, including iPads and laptops.
They come in a portable charging case which has an LED display showing you how long they have left to charge and how much charge there is in the actual case. Overall these earbuds will work well for any activity and at less than $30, they are a great bargain too.
3. AUKEY True Wireless Earbuds – Best for Budget
Looking for some earbuds but don’t want to pay a fortune? Maybe you lose them so often that you just want a pair that are functional and easy to replace.
The AUKEY True Wireless Earbuds are both good value AND provide surprisingly good sounds quality.
They automatically connect to any Bluetooth enabled device and have a run time of up to 7 hours.
They come with a charging case that allows you to charge on the go, up to 5 times in fact.
These earbuds are larger than others on the market so it depends on what sort of look you like as to whether these are your kind of fit.
The connection range is around 15 metres max so you can walk around the house with these on without losing connection. Overall for less than $20 these headphones do exactly as they are supposed to.
4. BOOMdan Earbuds – Best for Music Enthusiasts
If you are looking for a pair of earbuds that are going to rival the bigger brands, then the BOOMdan earbuds will give them a pretty good run for their money.
Still coming in under budget at less than $50, these earbuds provide amazing sound quality and call quality.
As well as this they also use noise cancelling to help enhance the experience and have a touch design system that allows you to control the tracks and calls from the earbuds themselves.
The in ear design is really comfortable and waterproof so you don’t have to worry about sweat or rain ruining your earbuds.
The charging case itself has a huge 3500mAh capacity so in total this gives your earbuds a run time of up to 300 hours in total!
The LED display within the case helps you to track how much power you have and how long they will last until you need to charge them up again.
5. Jeabo GT1 Headphones – Best for Gamers
If you are one of those gamers that likes to move around while they are gaming and you don’t want to be tethered to your device then the Jeabo GT1 earbuds might be the answer to your problems.
Offering fantastic sound quality, these earbuds focus on powerful bass, clear high tones and high fidelity stereo for talking to fellow gamers online.
The charge on these earbuds is surprisingly high and gives a run time of up to 8 hours with an additional 12 hours of charge time in the case.
The earbuds themselves are small and comfortable but still pack a punch. They are sweat proof and waterproof, so you don’t need to worry about ruining them.
The Bluetooth connection is 10-15 meters and the pairing of the earbuds to your device is super easy, you just need to ensure that your device has Bluetooth (and that it’s turned on!).
6. Playtime in-Ear Wireless Headphones – Best for Business
If you are looking for some headphones that you can use to take calls while still leaving you hands free for other things, then the Playtime in ear wireless headphones are a suitable option.
Not only do they give crisp and clear sound quality, but they also offer a further distance connection which enables you to walk around the office and still be able to take calls.
The earbuds themselves are lightweight and ergonomically designed so they will stay in your ears comfortably.
But what is great about these earbuds is the controls is that not only can you control music with them, but you can also answer calls, hang up, reject calls and connect into existing calls all from the earbuds themselves.
Add these features to the fact that you get 30 hours of play time from the charging case and you have a great set of earbuds.
7. TOZO T10 Earbuds – Best for Colour Options
If black or white earbud options look dull to you then the colours the TOZO earbuds come in will make you smile!
These little earbuds don’t offer just great quality but a great look too. Available in Black, Blue, Grey, White and Khaki, you can take your pick!
Of course it’s not all about looks, the TOZO earbuds are also highly effective with a great sound quality.
They have a larger than average speaker which gives a better sound and are still small enough to fit snugly inside your ear comfortably.
These earbuds are completely waterproof and can last submerged for up to 30 minutes without any adverse effects. They can be used by musicians, sportspersons and for everyday life too.
The charging case gives you an extra 14 hours charge and the case itself can be charged using a wireless charging plate.
8. LarKoo Wireless Headphone – Best for Everyday
There are lots of reasons why you might be looking for wireless headphones. You might need a hands free way to take calls, or you enjoy listening to music while working out.
With the LarKoo wireless earbuds, you can do pretty much anything. The quality, comfort and design works well for all occasions and for most activities.
They offer great sound quality along with a fully functioning microphone for those wanting got take calls.
They are also waterproof and sweatproof so you can work out as hard as you like at the gym and not damage your earbuds.
The charging case is so small that it can easily fit in your pocket AND charge your earbuds up at the same time. The earbuds themselves have a run time of approx. 6 hours while the charging case will add another 24 hours battery life.
9. LUISPORT BE10 Wireless Earbuds – Best for The Style Guru
If style is what you’re looking for then the LUISPORT earbuds give you just that. These are the best looking earbuds (in our opinion) on our list.
The sleek design and the pulsating different coloured lights (not to mention they also come in chrome effect) make these earbuds stand out from the crowd.
As well as looking stylish, they also have a great little case that had an LED display that tells you how much charge in EACH earbud.
That’s right, you can charge these one’s independently and can continue using one while the other is charging.
This means that they can also be paired independently too. They do take time to pair to each other which can be a bit of a drawback but if you enjoy only using one earbud then the LUISPORT might just be for you.
They come with a 5 hour run time and the case can hold up to another 30 charges before it needs powering up itself. All of this for less than $50 is such a good deal.
10. in-Ear Waterproof Bluetooth Headphones – Best for “That Air Pod Look”
OK so we know there are some big players out there in the earbud world, the most recognisable being the Air pods.
But when you don’t have the budget to buy these (or the iPhone to go with it) then the next best thing would be these earbuds.
They have a very similar look to the Airpods and have as much technology inside them, they just cost a quarter of the price.
Along with precision perfect sound quality, they also have noise cancelling technology, an HD microphone and a range of up to 15 metres.
The touch sensitive controls on the earbuds themselves allow you to take calls, stay in control of your music and to enable Siri too. These Bluetooth headphones are compatible with all Bluetooth enabled devices which includes laptops and iPads too.
The charging case has its own shut down technology that automatically turns your earbuds off as soon as you put them back in the case and then goes on to charge them for you.
Overall these earbuds are just as good, if not better than the big brand alternatives.
And that’s it! Our top 10 list of wireless earbuds for under $50 that you can buy in 2021. Technology has advanced so much over the last year or two that these have been on the market that you can now get a really decent pair of wireless earbuds without having to pay for the big brands.
If you are going to buy some wireless earbuds, remember to check that your device has Bluetooth enabled so that it can pair easily.