With Amazon Prime Day just around the corner, a lot of us are looking at buying truly wireless earphones at a steal. Yes, the new genre of audio devices are becoming the rage, also become the price points are coming down as time passes. The segment, in a way created by the Apple AirPods, now have options from almost every serious phone and audio brand. But choosing one is not that easy, especially since most of the customers cannot try them on before buying. So here is a primer that will help you select a good pair of truly wireless earphones for your requirements.
What are truly wireless earphones?
Truly wireless earphones are, as their name suggests, earphones that have no wires at all, either to connect to the source or among themselves. These depend on Bluetooth technology and most of the new ones adhere to the latest Bluetooth 5.0 standard. All models come with a charging case which charges the earphones and also has a battery to charge them later on the move.
You get what you pay for
Truly wireless earphones are now priced anywhere between Rs 1,000 and Rs 30,000 depending on the brand and features. The audio quality and features are directly proportional to the amount of money you are will to dish out. Issues in cheaper truly wireless earphones.
In the lower end, the audio quality is not that great. So if you are really finicky about your audio experience then you will have to push your budget to at least around Rs 6,000. Also, connectivity issues are common in the more affordable devices. Often the earphones lose pairing with the phone and among themselves. This can be quite frustrating as often you will struggle to get the two earphones to sync among themselves. Also, the battery life is not that great in the cheaper models.