The 12 Best Wireless Earbuds Under $50

Tech By James 

The 12 Best Wireless Earbuds Under $50

Tech By James 

Our Top Choices

Best in Audio Performance

Anker Soundcore Liberty Neo Wireless Headset

The Anker Soundcore Liberty Neo Wireless Headset comes out on top as best in overall performance for a couple of reasons. Its premium sound quality, its BassUp technology, and its graphene drivers, the Liberty Neo can be any audiophile’s constant companion. These buds come with an LDS antenna that guarantees a strong connection, preventing and dips and drops for continuous quality listening. Of course, you might argue that the full battery life of just 3.5 hours falls short, but if you’re looking for excellent sound quality, then Neo is your guy.

Best in Lifespan

Boltune Wireless Earbuds

There are some people who could care less about sound quality. As long as it lasts a couple of days between charges, then it’s good enough! If that’s the kind of mentality you have, then the Boltune Wireless Earbuds should be your choice. With the longest playback time across the board, these buds can last up to 16 hours after a full charge. That means you can take them with you morning to night and still have enough juice to see you through another busy day.

Best Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds for Work

FOCUSPOWER F10 Mini Bluetooth Earbud

The FOCUSPOWER F10 Mini Bluetooth Earbud makes the perfect office companion, and for several good reasons. It’s reasonable lifespan, long distance connectivity radius, and its ability to pair with up to two different devices can make it the ideal little device to streamline your work process. Lightweight and ergonomic, this device weighs just a few grams, slipping into your ear securely and causing zero pain or discomfort over hours of extended use.

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Since Apple’s Airpods dropped on to the scene, everyone’s gone gaga for wireless earbuds. After all, who wouldn’t want the carefree listening that comes with wireless little nubs that fit securely into your ear? While they’re definitely desirable, the Airpods can be pretty expensive given their purpose and function. Fortunately, there are lots of more affordable choices out there that promise the same experience (or even better) at a far more attainable cost.

Fact: you can actually get some pretty sweet wireless earbuds for less than $50 bucks. That’s right. Premium sound quality and excellent performance don’t always rely on cost. Sometimes, you’ve just got to be clever enough to pick the good ones from the duds. Don’t believe it? Well, then this list of the 12 best wireless earbuds under $50 should convince you otherwise.

 

TOZO T10 Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds

TOZO T10 Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds

Just scraping the upper limit of your $50 budget, the Tozo T10 Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds bring you everything that you would look for in a premium set of wireless earbuds. These true wireless buds use a passive noise-canceling design that prevents ambient noise from piercing through your ears. The result is an immersive listening experience that brings out the true quality of your tunes.

Fitted with a significantly larger drive area than most other earbuds, the T10s produce powerful bass and clear treble, generating premium sound for top-notch listening. The buds also feature Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity that easily pairs with your device so you can use your buds straight out of the box – no extra software required.

Now, while they are a third of the cost of your run-of-the-mill Airpods, these earbuds boast a pretty sweet design. The ergonomic silhouette fits effortlessly and securely in most ears, allowing supreme comfort for extended periods of use. Oh, and they’re also water resistant up to 1 meter for 30 minutes, so yes, you can take them to your sweat-sesh without worry.

  • Battery life: 3.5 hours on a single charge
  • Charging specifics: via charging case, either through USB connection or wireless charger
  • Noise canceling: Passive
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

 

Cshidworld Wireless Earbuds

Cshidworld Wireless Earbuds

If you’re just head-over-heels for the Airpods aesthetic, the Cshidworld Wireless Earbuds might just tickle your fancy. Designed with a similar silhouette as the iconic Apple buds, these wireless earbuds are clean, seamless, and sleek. The white or black streamlined design bears a striking resemblance to Apple’s pods, but that’s not the only way they’re similar.

These powerful yet affordable earbuds boast premium sound quality with their hi-fi technology and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. Enjoy listening to your favorite music for up to 7 hours on a single charge, with the case itself able to recharge the buds up to 5 times before having to be plugged into a power source.

Water-resistant and durable, these impressive buds pack a punch in terms of quality and performance. And for their incredibly affordable price tag, they can be any budget-conscious buyer’s dream-come-true.

  • Battery life: 7 hours on a single charge
  • Charging specifics: via charging case, either through USB connection or wireless charger
  • Noise canceling: Active
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

 

SoundPEATS Magnetic Wireless Earbuds

SoundPEATS Magnetic Wireless Earbuds

Okay, so maybe you’re not into truly wireless earbuds because they’re prone to getting lost. Totally get it. For buyers of your preference, there are wireless earbuds that don’t necessarily connect to your device but connect to each other so they’re not that easy to lose. In this arena, SoundPEATS comes in strong with their Magnetic Wireless Earbuds.

To curb the risk of losing your earbuds, these from SoundPEATS are designed with magnetic buds that click together when not in use so you can wear them around your neck like a necklace. The intuitive design also incorporates a sweat-resistant build, ergonomic buds for a comfortable fit, and interchangeable rubbers to find the perfect size for your ears.

With up to 100 hours of standby time and up to 8 hours of active use, these buds also come equipped with an in-line microphone to let you talk hands-free for hours on end. Plus, they’re fitted with premium hi-fi tech that delivers powerful sound for an excellent listening experience.

  • Battery life: 8 hours active use on a single charge, up to 100 hours of standby
  • Charging specifics: via USB adapter
  • Noise canceling: Active
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

 

AMORNO Wireless Earbuds

AMORNO Wireless Earbuds

With their classic black design, the AMORNO Wireless Earbuds look sophisticated and expensive despite coming in at just a little less than $40 bucks. These powerful buds deliver incredible sound quality with hi-fi stereo technology that perfectly balances bass and treble. The ergonomic design locks into your ear for a comfortable fit that also helps to eliminate ambient noises so you can fully enjoy your audio.

Another thing that makes the AMORNO Wireless Earbuds pretty impressive is the charging case that comes with it. Equipped with a 1,000mAh internal battery, the charging case itself can recharge your buds up to 6 times, with each full charge giving you up to 7 hours of playback. And, much like all the other wireless buds previously mentioned, the AMORNO doesn’t fall behind with its Bluetooth 5.0 one-step pairing process that makes it an effortless device for all kinds of users – techy or otherwise.

  • Battery life: 7 hours on a single charge
  • Charging specifics: via charging case or USB adapter
  • Noise canceling: Active and passive
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

 

Anker Soundcore Spirit Pro Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

Anker Soundcore Spirit Pro Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

Offering deeper bass and up to 10 hours of playback time, the Soundcore Anker Spirit Pro Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds are a definite contender in the wireless category. Although they’re not true wireless, they still allow maximum mobility and freedom, thanks to their durable cable, ergonomic bud design, and the true SweatProof tech that wraps around the device to protect against moisture and the corrosive properties of sweat.

When you get into the heat of your workout, the buds can be switched to a different EQ so you can really feel the beat and support your activity. Just the press of a button on the in-line mic can let you switch between pre-set EQ’s for a customized listening experience. When you’re done with your sesh, just click the buds together via their magnetic heads and wear them like a bracelet or necklace so you never have to lose your headset again.

  • Battery life: 10 hours on a single charge
  • Charging specifics: via USB adapter
  • Noise canceling: Passive
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

 

XEUMING Wireless Earbuds

XEUMING Wireless Earbuds

If you’re always on the go, then perhaps the XEUMING Wireless Earbuds will tickle your fancy. These buds come equipped with all the industry standards you would look for in a similar device. That includes Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, hi-fi stereo technology, a waterproof design, and a reasonable batter life. On a single charge, the buds can last up to 6 hours which can be more than enough for your daily commute or a standard plane ride.

What makes them truly impressive if you’re constantly away from an outlet is their case. Equipped with a whopping 3,000mAh built-in battery, you can recharge your buds by simply popping them into the case. Each full charge should take about 1.5 hours, and the case itself can recharge your buds up to 12 times before having to be charged itself.

  • Battery life: 6 hours on a single charge
  • Charging specifics: via charging case or USB adapter
  • Noise canceling: Passive
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

 

SoundPEATS True Wireless Earbuds

SoundPEATS True Wireless Earbuds

Enjoy high-quality with the trusted SoundPEATS brand. Their line of premium audio devices leverages exceptional a listening experience that provide powerful base, crystal clear treble, and the fullness of sound. The result? An immersive listening session that puts you right in front of your favorite band. If that’s the kind of listening experience you’re looking for, then you might want to consider the SoundPEATS True Wireless Earbuds.

Sleek and sophisticated, these stylish buds are designed for comfort and ease of use to give you exceptional convenience like you’ve never experienced. The buds lodge in comfortably into your ear, sealing off the canal to deliver potent sound while blocking out ambient noise. With their Bluetooth 5.0 chipset, they’re also insanely easy to set-up and pair with your device – just take them out of the case and pair. It’s really that easy.

With a battery life of up to 3.5 hours on a single charge, you might think that the length of its power might be a bit of a downer. But its charging case definitely makes up for the lapse. Able to recharge your buds to full in under an hour and a half, the case itself can last up to 10 charging cycles, so you don’t have to plug in too often.

  • Battery life: 3.5 hours on a single charge
  • Charging specifics: via charging case or USB adapter
  • Noise canceling: Passive
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

 

Anker Soundcore Liberty Neo Wireless Earbuds

Anker Soundcore Liberty Neo Wireless Earbuds

One of the best buds in the Anker Soundcore Liberty series, the Neo Wireless Earbuds are ready to wow with their BassUp technology. This intelligent feature analyzes your music in real time to calibrate bass and improve its power by up to 43% as you listen. So, what you get is a heart-pounding sound experience that takes you right into your tunes.

Another reason why the Liberty Neo is an audiophiles best-friend is because they use the brand-new Anker Soundcore tech – graphene drivers. These little pieces inside the buds are up to 100 times harder than steel, and they’re up to 35% lighter than typical drivers. So, they oscillate with far more intensity to fine-tune the quality of the sound you hear for a more exciting listening session.

Ever had your wireless earbuds disconnect in busy, public places? With the Neo, that ceases to be a problem. The device is fitted with the latest LDS antenna technology that keeps your pairing secure and virtually unbreakable. Enjoy a seamless sound experience that flows right through from start to finish – no matter where you go.

With a battery life of just 3.5, you might say that the Neo falls short of power expectations. But given its sound quality, durable design, and its charging case that can provide up to 9 extra hours of listening, its single-charge battery life really is a small price to pay.

  • Battery life: 3.5 hours on a single charge
  • Charging specifics: via charging case or USB adapter
  • Noise canceling: Passive
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

 

Boltune Wireless Headphones

Boltune Wireless Headphones

Sixteen hours of continuous playback. Yes, you read that right. Boltune’s Wireless Headphones might not be true wireless, but they’re definitely here for the win. These powerful earbuds deliver electrifying audio quality with their hi-fi sound tech and oversized 10mm drivers. These premium buds mean serious listening business and offer nothing short of excellent quality for all kinds of tunes.

But perhaps the most impressive feature for these Boltune buds is their battery life. With a whopping 16-hour life on a single charge, these buds can last for days between charging. And when you do find that it’s time to plug them in, as little as 5 minutes of charging can give you up to 2 hours of playback, perfect for those last-minute moments before you bolt out the door.

Protected with IPX7 waterproofing technology, these buds can easily survive sweat and heavy rain, giving you the confidence to go out and get your sweat on without having to worry about damaging your brand-new device. Plus, with their ultra-ergonomic bud design, there’s no way these babies are popping out of your ear unauthorized.

  • Battery life: 16 hours on a single charge
  • Charging specifics: via USB adapter
  • Noise canceling: Passive
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

 

ZEAKOC S1 True Wireless Earbuds

ZEAKOC S1 True Wireless Earbuds

At just a few cents below your $50 limit, the ZEAKOC S1 True Wireless Earbuds make an intuitive selection. These buds combine all of the features that others in its price-range offer.

So naturally, it comes with the industry standard Bluetooth 5.0 chipset that allows a seamless, drop-free connection that keeps your music going for hours without the sudden dips. But to fortify that link between device and earbuds, the S1 goes the extra mile with their Qualcomm APTX Tech that strengthens your connection to deliver supreme quality sound without the hitches.

At just 4 grams in weight, the buds feel completely comfortable and lightweight in the ear, preventing pressure spots and irritation that other, heavier buds tend to cause. The rubbers lock into your ears for a secure fit, plugging up your ear canal to focus the sound and prevent ambient noises from messing up your listening session.

As you might have guessed, the S1’s come with a dedicated charging case that can wirelessly power up your buds without the need to plug into an outlet. The case comes fitted with a modest 500mAh internal battery that can recharge your buds between 8 to 10 times. On a single full charge, the S1’s can last about 8 hours of continuous playback, which is definitely not the best, but not the worst either.

The multi-functional button on the exterior surface of the buds lets you control playback, answer calls, and activate voice control with a series of commands. Around the buttons are stylish light indicators that tell you just how much juice your device has left. On that note, it’s also worth mentioning that the case itself has a small screen that tells you how full your buds’ battery is. So, you’ll never have to do the guesswork again.

  • Battery life: 8 hours on a single charge
  • Charging specifics: via charging case or USB adapter
  • Noise canceling: Active
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

 

FOCUSPOWER F10 Mini Bluetooth Earbud

FOCUSPOWER F10 Mini Bluetooth Earbud

So maybe you’re more interested in a Bluetooth earbud for work rather than play. The FOCUSPOWER F10 Mini Bluetooth Earbud understands exactly what you need and delivers just that. This ultra-small earbud weighs just a few grams, so you can wear it for hours on end without discomfort, irritation, or pressure. The little thing offers up to 6 hours of active use, letting you make and take calls hands-free – perfect for those busy days at the office.

Now, if you’ve got more than one device to keep track of, the F10 can help out. This nifty little bud can link with up to two different devices at a time, so you can monitor and use both your mobile devices simultaneously. Walk up to 33 feet away from your device and enjoy seamless connectivity without the drops and fuzz, thanks to the F10’s powerful Bluetooth 5.0 chipset.

Tired of fiddling with cables every time you need to charge a device? The F10 eliminates that problem by clicking magnetically with a dedicated USB that looks just like a flash drive. Just take the earbud out of your ear, click it on to the charger, and plug it into your laptop for a quick and easy charge that’s totally hassle free.

  • Battery life: 7 hours on a single charge
  • Charging specifics: via USB charger
  • Noise canceling: Passive
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

 

NENRENT S610 Bluetooth Earbud

NENRENT S610 Bluetooth Earbud

Another contender in the office wireless Bluetooth earbud arena is the NENRENT S610 Bluetooth Earbud. At just about the same size as the FOCUSPOWER F10, this nifty little bud weighs just 0.18 ounces, allowing you to wear it day in and day out as if it’s not even there. The ergonomic design makes it exceptionally comfortable for all-day wear, fitting snugly into your ear without falling out or wiggling around.

For busy-bees multiple devices, the S610 offers another intuitive feature. Just like the F10, this bud can connect to 2 different devices within a 10-meter range, letting you make and take calls from different mobile phones or laptops completely hands-free. For the workaholic, that means greater efficiency and the opportunity to multitask without losing communication.

With a 6-hour playback or active usage time, an hour charging time, and a 130-hour standby time, the S610 can last you the whole day (or several days) without the need to charge. When you finally do need to hook it up to a power source, the bud comes with a cordless USB charging dongle that you can connect to your phone or even your car charger.

  • Battery life: 6 hours on a single charge
  • Charging specifics: via USB charger
  • Noise canceling: Passive
  • Built-in microphone: Yes