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9 Best Earphones Under ₹2000 You Can Buy in India (September 2020)

by Jayant
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This is the Best Earphones under Rs. 2000 list where you will see some of the best earphones that you can buy in India under Rs. 2000.

Music is an important part of our life. We listen to music while traveling, in Parks, while running, in Gym, when sad, happy, with a broken heart or just to refresh the mind. Music really helps in repairing the body cells and helps in refreshing the brain. For a great music session, a good pair of earphones is all you need.

For me, earphones are always better than headphones. Earphones are portable, look cool, give you comfort for a longer duration, and comes in a different variety.

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Here are some of the best earphones under Rs. 2000 you can buy in India. All are best earphones in their respective price range. You can choose either of them.

Best Earphones Under ₹2000 in India

One thing I want to share about sound equipment, the more the price, the better would be the sound. Don’t take it wrong but this is the truth about Sound Equipments. To narrow the gap and to buy the best one in my budget, I always prefer to buy earphones/headphones of Tier-1 Brands.

Most of the best earphones mentioned in this list are from Tier-1 brands like JBL, Sony, Sennheiser, and I would strongly recommend you prefer the earphones by Tier-1 brands.

Here is the list of Best Earphones you can buy under ₹2000 in India.

Also Check: Best Bluetooth Speakers under ₹5,000 in India

1. JBL C100SI

 

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Here we have JBL C100 SI. A great pair of earphones which also comes with an inline mic. JBL C100 SI has a great sound quality which produces clear ups and downs blending everything perfect. The frequency ranges 20Hz-20kHz which is good considering the price range. The bass part of music is deep and dense. The whole earphones are made up of plastic which does not look cheap at all. Silicon rubber is soft and comfortable.

The only thing where JBL C150A lacks is it doesn’t have a volume controller. The inline remote comes with a button that you can use to Play/Pause, Accepting/Rejecting calls, trigger Voice Assistant like Siri and Google Assistant. Compatible with Android and iOS, JBL C100 SI would be a great pick for multimedia and for Calling purposes also.

Best Buy: Amazon

2. RHA MA390 Universal

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You might already know about this name RHA. RHA is a popular brand offering high-quality earphones. Here is RHA MA390 that is Noise Isolating Aerophonic earphones. Aerophonic earphones are manufactured only by RHA as this is tech came into existence after extensive research by RHA engineers. You can know more about this design here.

On paper, the earphones come with the frequency range of 16 – 22,000Hz which is surprising. The RHA M390 sensitivity is 89dB which is an average sensitivity of any earphones. The volume of the earphones also depends on the device you are using. The 1.35m braided cable is sturdy and tangle-free. The earphones come with an inline remote to control music and attending/rejecting calls. The design of RHA MA390 makes them noise isolated which cut-off the external noise to a great extent.

For the buying decision of earphones under 2000, these earphones are worth considering.

Best Buy: Amazon




3. JBL Endurance RUN

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JBL Endurance is a brand new series of earphones by JBL, which are made for sports activity. The JBL Endurance RUN is the wired in-ear type earphones but if you want Bluetooth version of JBL Endurance RUN, you can check them out here.

As the name is suggesting, these earphones are definitely for those, who are into running, jogging or gyming. The IPX5 Sweatproof makes it perfect for your run and for your gym session. You will not see the magnetic earbuds in the other wired earphones but this JBL Endurance Run comes with magnetic earbuds that stick to each other while you are not using them.

The earphones also come with a hands-free calling which is another great feature of any earphone. Now what makes JBL Endurance different from any other earphones is a dual style of using it. JBL Endurance comes with TwistLock and FlexSoft technologies using which you can use these earphones in 2 different styles.

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You will see dual markings of Left & Right on each earbud. This is because you can use JBL Endurance like in-ear style earphones as well as behind the ear style earphones. The grip of JBL Endurance is solid and will not be going to pop out of your ears even during the rough movements in the gym.

Since there is only 1 button, you cannot adjust volume controls but you can answer the calls, change the song and by holding the button for 3 seconds, you can trigger Google Assistant and Siri for voice commands. If you looking for a pair of great earphones by a great brand like JBL, this is worth checking out.

Buy Buy: Amazon

4. Sony MDR-EX255AP

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Here is another great pair of earphones by Sony that would enhance your music experience under Rs. 2000. On papers, Sony said MDR-EX255AP has the frequency response of 5Hz-25KHz which is unbelievable. That means you would feel the lowest frequency of 5Hz which is Bass part of the music. The lowest the frequency response, the better is the Bass output. The earphones come with 12 mm neodymium drivers for powerful, balanced sound

Also Read: 10 Best Music Apps for Android & iOS 

The all-over design of Sony is very impressive and the weight of earphones is negligible. It is extremely lightweight which feels no weight at all. Good for those who listen to music for longer durations. There is an inline mic and a button for receiving calls. You can customize the function of a button through the Smart Key App of Sony. This app lets you personalize the function like Volume Up, Volume Down, Next Song, Previous Song, Play, Pause and Stop. Definitely, you are getting something new and really great from a brand like Sony. Packed in the shiny metallic housing, these earphones under 2000 worth the price.

Best Buy: Amazon

5. Skullcandy S2PGFY-003 Smokin’ Buds 2

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Here we have another great pair of earphones under Rs.2000. Skullcandy is a popular name in the music industry and famous for its funky colors and amazing sound quality.




Skullcandy S2PGFY-003 Smokin’ Buds 2 is one of them which comes with an inline mic also. The inline button allows you to receive calls and to control music. The cable of Smokin’ Buds is flat which not get tangled easily. The whole material is moisture resistant which is good for those who takes earphone to the gym or while running. So overall, Skullcandy is providing a great pair of earphones that too under Rs. 2000. Worth Considering it.

Best Buy: Amazon

6. Sennheiser CX 275S

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I am personally using these earphones for the last 2 years now. This is another great pair of earphones by Sennheiser. Unlike CX 180, which is a budget earphones from Sennheiser, Sennheiser CX 275S comes with an inline mic and remote for controlling calls and music tracks. The built quality of CX 275S looks really premium and gorgeous. The speaker grill is made of metal which is sturdy and also provides you crystal clear sound.

There is a single button that you can use to answer calls, Next/Previous song and to trigger Google Assistant or Siri. The build quality is sturdy and you can easily use these earphones for a longer duration with comfort. You also get the leather carrying bag with these Sennheiser CX275s which not only looks premium but also keeps your earphones away from dust and spills.

Also See: Best True Wireless Earbuds under ₹5000

Compatible with all the devices with a 3.5MM jack (Big thing these days), Sennheiser CX 275S is indeed the best earphone under 2000 and value for money earphones from Sennheiser. Worth buying it. Simply go for it if you have no idea about earphones.

Best Buy: Amazon 

7. SoundMagic E10C

Before SoundMagic E10C, I used to prefer tier 1 brands for sound equipment but SoundMagic changed my perception. And yes, SoundMagic E10C is an Award-Winning Earphones by What Hi-Fi.

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Packed in a metal housing, SoundMagic E10C is indeed the great pair of earphones under ₹2000. SoundMagic E10C is one of the best selling earphones under ₹2000 and what makes it most selling earphones is the unmatched sound quality & all over features in this price range. You will get the frequency response of 18Hz – 22000Hz which is pretty good for lows and highs. The SoundMagic E10C offers you a deep and dense bass with well-balanced mids and highs. There is also an inline remote for controlling calls and music. You will also get a volume controller within the inline remote which to me is a great feature in this price range. The SoundMagic E10C is compatible with both Android & iOS and you can also use them on PC and tablets.

The SoundMagic E10C looks really premium at this price range. Available in 4 vibrant colors, you should definitely try SoundMagic E10C for all over great experience.

Best Buy: Amazon

8. Sony MDR-XB55AP EXTRA BASS

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I know the list is about the Best Earphones under ₹2000 but this MDR-XB55AP is slightly more than 2000. If you can spend 2000 on earphones then you can definitely spend ₹2099 for even better earphones that too from Sony.




Sony MDR-XB55AP is perfect earphones for those who love Electronic Dance Music. You will definitely enjoy the drops on this pair of earphones as this pair is built for Extra Bass.

Again, Sony claims that this pair of earphones have the frequency response of 4Hz-24kHz which is brilliant. The built quality of earphones is really premium. The lightweight MDR-XB55AP earphones are perfect for longer duration whether for music or for movies and games. It also comes with inline mic and using the Smart Key app by Sony, you can personalize the button for different functions like volume controls, next, previous, play, pause, stop as per your need. You would also get a carrying pouch within the box.

A great pair of earphones for bass lovers and value for money products for everyone.

Best Buy: Amazon

9. Sennheiser CX 213

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For an amazing price range, you would get an amazing pair of earphones by a German Manufacturer Sennheiser. The earphones look the same as Sennheiser CX 180 but CX 213 is better than CX 180 in terms of sound quality. Also. you get color choice in CX 213. The sound quality of the earphones is brilliant. The bass is deep and dense (Depends on your Device). The design is well built with a black and blue color combination. Silicon rubber gives you comfort even after using it for a longer duration.

The only bad thing about Sennheiser CX 213 is that it doesn’t have an inline Mic. Sennheiser CX 213 is the best earphones if you want the earphones only for Multimedia purposes and not for calling.

Best Buy: Amazon

Best In-Ear Earphones under ₹2000: Final Words

So these are Best Earphones under ₹2000 available in India. You can buy any of them according to your brand preference and requirement. If you are looking for best earbuds under 10K in India, you should definitely check our brief buying guide.

Pro Tip: Don’t forget to tune the sound with the equalizer. The sound depends on the hardware as well as on Software. If you need bass, go to the equalizer of the music player and adjust the equalizer according to your needs.

What is your favorite pair of earphones? If you know some other great pair of earphones that deserves a place on the list, let me know in the comment section. Don’t forget to share this list with your friends in need.

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Anmol Rawat February 13, 2017 - 1:26 pm

TBH, Most of them are not good. I don’t see a mention of Marshmallows, Brainwavz, SoundMAGIC and Audio Technica. Do give them a try.

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Jayant February 13, 2017 - 1:41 pm

Hey Anmol
Yeah, I know about Audio-Technica and SoundMagic but this list includes the earphones under 2K. The good earphones by Audio-Technica and SoundMagic are above 2K.
But thanks. I would definitely consider these for next best earphones list.

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sudheer November 29, 2017 - 1:53 pm

Sennheiser CX 275 S & Skullcandy method 2.0 which one is better

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Jayant November 29, 2017 - 2:20 pm

For great sound and entertainment experience, go for Sennheisers. For Sweat resistance and for other physical aspects, go for Skullcandy

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Prakhar December 14, 2017 - 7:59 pm

bullet v2 and Sony MDR-55ap which ones?

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Jayant December 14, 2017 - 8:11 pm

Without any doubt Sony MDR-XB55AP

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sarfaraz January 16, 2018 - 12:21 am

Sennheiser 213 or brainwavz omega which one is better?

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Jayant January 16, 2018 - 11:31 am

If you need an inline remote, go for Brainwavz Omega. CX 213 doesn’t have inline remote for controlling tracks and volume but it sounds really great.

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Ayushman July 1, 2018 - 4:01 pm

Jayat am going to purchase Sennheiser PX 80 Over-Ear Headphone. What do you think. Is this the best choice under ₹2000? I canceled the order for Sony MDR-XB450AP On-Ear Extra Bass Headphones because I think they emphasize too much on bass which overshadows mids. I use Poweramp and like to play with the equalizer to adjust bass levels.
Radhe Radhe

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Puneet Kumar January 24, 2018 - 2:01 pm

One plus bullet v2 OR Sound Magic..
Totally confused..
Need Great sound experience overall..
M biker..need to recieve calls n bit song lisner too..
Both seems great..
Give final review/decision..

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Jayant January 24, 2018 - 2:43 pm

When you need a great sound experience, go for Sennheiser CX 275s. Between your choice, go for SoundMagic.

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Virender January 28, 2018 - 8:00 am

Which one is better Sony mdr 55ap or sound magic E10C

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Mrinal March 3, 2018 - 7:36 am

Which is better sony xb 450 or boat rockerz 510?

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Jayant March 3, 2018 - 12:36 pm

Rockerz is Wireless Headphones and XB450 is a wired headphone. I would like to recommend you Sony XB450 but if you want wireless headphone, then obviously, Rockerz.

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Karthik Jois March 30, 2018 - 10:44 am

Which is better ?? sony MDR-EX255AP or Sennheiser CX 275s or One plus bullet v2..??
Coz, completely confused, and i use the earphone while riding too!! Need Great sound experience overall with good bass!!
Please Suggest..!!

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Jayant April 2, 2018 - 12:19 pm

Hi Karthik
To be honest, I am using Sennheiser and it is one of the best pairs of earphones I’ve ever had.Earphones are super light, sound is brilliant. If you need extra bass, do some tweaks in the equalizer. The sound also depends on device you are using. Be extra careful while using Earphones on the ride.
Go for Sennheiser CX275s.

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Kaushal May 22, 2018 - 5:30 am

Sony MDR xb55 ap vs sound magic e10 c
Which one is good in overall sound and bass and noise cancelling

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Jayant May 23, 2018 - 2:17 pm

Here I would like to suggest Sony MDR XB55.

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Raveen May 26, 2018 - 3:27 pm

Hi I want to buy nu Republic mentioned in your list, can you say how good it is?

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Jayant May 27, 2018 - 1:40 pm

You can buy the earphones. In this price bracket, this is probably the best deal.

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Prathamesh s July 16, 2018 - 2:19 pm

Would you suggest anyone to buy headphones from myntra.com as they all the headphones available on their website are non returnable? I am getting boat rockerz 470 over ear wireless headphones for Rs1047 (RS1235 including tax) shall i go for it? I want this headphone cause friend of mine has same piece, and it sounds great plus it has good quality body. I dont want to buy them on amazon or flipkart cause they are sold for over 1700 and 2250 there respectively. Just tell my ,is myntra good portal for buying headphones?.please reply asap

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Jayant July 16, 2018 - 10:55 pm

Hi Prathamesh
To be honest, I don’t have any experience of buying gadgets from Myntra. As you told, headphones are not returnable, I would suggest you to not to buy from Myntra. Better check lightning deal on Amazon. Also, buy from Authorised Seller on Amazon.

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Srini August 7, 2018 - 12:14 am

Hi i need a good earphone that reduces traffic noise completely or to great extent to listen to audio books.Please suggest anythig under 5k.

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Jayant August 9, 2018 - 11:22 am

Hello Srini
You may not get the complete isolation of Noise of the traffic but we can minimize to the greatest extent. You can consider buying RHA MA390 or Audio Technica CKS550iSBK. RHA is my first preference. On the cheaper side, you can consider Sony MDR-XB55AP.
Don’t use the earphones in traffic. Keep it safe.

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Nandish October 4, 2018 - 12:03 am

You forgot the best one buddy, RHA 390 universal. Its unmatched with any of these garbage except seinheiser… RHA is the best.. Give em a try 🙂

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Jayant October 4, 2018 - 11:16 am

Thank you for sharing that but the list only includes the earphones under ₹2000 and RHA 390 is not even close to Rs.2000 that is why they are not included in this list.

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Shreyansh Rai October 8, 2018 - 11:51 pm

I believe you missed RHA MA390 Universal (around 2k everywhere) and still beats Sony mdr xb55ap and sennheiser cx275s according to many. I am extremely confused between the three where sennheiser has its brand value sony ones have the premium look and attractive bass and RHA is prasied by everyone for its clarity. let me tell you that I am an EDM fan and not THAT A BASSHEAD but bass attracts me and i don’t want disturbances in the extreme extreme lows n highs which people say sennheiser does create. Could you please help me out ASAP?

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Jayant October 9, 2018 - 1:28 pm

I am using Sennheiser CX275 and it is working pretty well for me. Let me tell you one thing, I use my custom Equaliser and I always adjust that whenever I switch to a new pair. The sound very much depends on the output of the device. Get Sennheiser and customized the Equaliser as per your need. Hope that helped.

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priya November 16, 2018 - 3:26 pm

is it ok to buy Sennheiser CX 275s from amazon or flipkart…or should we prefer to buy from Sennheiser own site.

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Jayant November 20, 2018 - 1:04 pm

Hi Priya
It is perfectly fine to buy Sennheiser from Amazon or Flipkart.

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Subhajit January 7, 2019 - 3:31 pm

Which one is better sony mdr55ap or senheiser cx275s? I want clarity as well as good bass and also tell which one is mo0re durable? Please reply ASAP.

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Jayant January 9, 2019 - 2:06 pm

Both the earphones are equivalent. I am using Sennheiser CX275s from last 8-9 months and yes they are pretty good.

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Salony January 20, 2019 - 10:50 am

Heyy, thanks for the post.
Super confused between RHA 390U, Sennheiser cx275s and Boat Rockerz 255 Sports. What’s your take?

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Jayant January 30, 2019 - 1:51 pm

Get Sennheiser.

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Kirtirajan March 21, 2019 - 12:10 am

I want better wire quality with good music..but the build quality is most important to me cause I often sleep with earphone on so Suggest the best one near 2000 Rs/- for quality And Rough usage

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Jayant March 24, 2019 - 12:23 pm

you can go for Sony or Sennheiser. But if your usage is really rough, go for some Truly wireless earbuds. Here are some good Truly Wireless Earbuds under $100

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Honey July 9, 2019 - 12:21 am

Which sound quality is best sennheiser cx180 or 275s?

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Jayant July 9, 2019 - 1:56 pm

One thing that really applies in terms of Sound equipment is More the Price, Better the Quality will be. CX 275s is any day better than CX 180. If you can extend your budget, get 275s. They have better hardware and sound. Hope that helps.

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Sweety September 14, 2019 - 2:35 pm

Which one gives crispy smooth best sound quality Sennheiser cx275s or Sony mdr xb55ap?

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Jayant September 14, 2019 - 7:01 pm

I’m using Sennheiser CX275s and I must say, mid and highs are crispy. You can opt for that. Sony is for Extra Bass.

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