With so many truly wireless earbuds available in the market, neckband headphones are still quite popular among many people. They prefer to put them comfortably around their neck and enjoy music all day long without needing to worry about dropping earbuds. Neckband headphones also still generally have better ANC, microphone, and battery performance than wireless technology.
There are plenty of options available in the market offering all kinds of Bluetooth headphones with a neckband. Let’s start with the list of top 5 neckband-style earphones you can buy if you have a budget of Rs 2,000. With our listing of top 5, your choice would be easy and clear.
Dizo Wireless Dash
The Dizo Wireless Dash is priced at Rs 1,599. It is available in two colours including Classic Black and Electric Blue on Flipkart.
Dizo Wireless Dash neckband feature an 11.2m audio driver based on the Bass Boost+ algorithm. They also come with Bluetooth 5.2 to connect to devices, SBC audio codec.
For battery life, the company claims that the new Dizo Wireless Dash will come with 30 hours of music playback on a full charge. The earbuds also support Fast charging via a USB-C port.
Further, it will come with DIZO’s first Blink Charge feature, which helps the earphones give you 10 hours of music playback with just 10 mins of charge. It has a Kevlar texture design and comes with skin-friendly silicone Band makes it comfortable to wear.
Furthermore, Dizo Wireless Dash earbuds support Instant Magnetic Connection, one can clip them together to power off and save battery and separate them to continue the track or directly answer a call.
The earphones come with 88ms Super Low Latency Gaming Mode that boosts the earphone’s performance during competitive games. The earbuds support ENC for clearer calls. They have smart controls using a single button which can be pressed once to Play/Pause music, double press to skip to next track, and more.
Lava Probuds N3
Lava Probuds N3 is currently available online on Lava e-store and Amazon. Users can purchase the neckband at Rs 999. This neckband comes with an array of features like quick charging, Bluetooth 5.0, dual device connectivity and voice assistance.
The neckband is ergonomically designed to fit every ear contour with its in-ear infinity plugs. Along with the secure fit, the magnetic locks on the Probuds N3 ensures a secure fit and sit comfortably around their neck.
The Probuds N3 are rated IPX4 for sweat resistance, so it can be worn while running and other intense workout or outdoor sessions. It features simplified button controls on the neckband that can be used to control music, attend calls and activate voice assistants like Google and Siri. Furthermore, the device features a Micro USB charging port for charging and comes with 1 year warranty.
Realme TechLife Buds N100
Realme TechLife Buds N100 are available at Rs 1299 on realme.com & Flipkart.com, mainline channels. It comes in two colours – Grey and Black.
The Realme TechLife Buds N100 neckband-style earbuds come with up to 17 hours of playback time. It comes with a 9.2mm dynamic bass driver that is packed in a metal sound chamber.
In addition, the earbuds also provides users with a magnetic Bluetooth connection with an instant Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity. They can be paired with both Android and iOS devices. It sports a comfortable silicone neckband, making it convenient for users. Lastly, there is a Water-resistant build that has an IPX4 certification.
The earbuds come with a Magnetic Bluetooth Connection feature that offers auto-connecting with the paired smartphone when the magnetically attached earpieces are separated. Users can keep the earpieces together when not in use.
iQoo Wireless Sport Neckband
The Wireless Sport Neckband Earbuds from iQOO are priced at Rs 1,799 and are available for sale via Amazon and the official iQOO India eStore.
As for the features and specifications, the earbuds come with a 11.2mm moving coil, coupled with copper-clad aluminium wire (CCAW) voice coils for enhanced bass output. The earbuds have an IPX4-rated build for water and sweat resistance which makes it ideal to wear even during workouts.
iQoo claims that the Wireless Sport Neckband earbuds are capable of delivering up to 18 hours of playback time on a full charge using the built-in battery. iQoo Wireless Sport Neckband earbuds have a latency of 80 milliseconds over Bluetooth v5.0 connectivity.
The earbuds come with a built-in microphone and have media controls on the neckband. There is also a USB Type-C port for charging.
Oppo Enco M32
The Oppo Enco M32 are priced at Rs 1,799. The earphones are available on the e-commerce site – Amazon. The wireless earphones are offered in Black colour.
The Oppo Enco M32 has an in-ear design and sport 10mm dynamic drivers. They adopt Bluetooth 5.0 low-latency transmission technology to remain connected to two smartphones/ tablets at the same time. The device is IP55 certified dust and water-resistant, making them ideal for outdoor runs and workouts.
They are backed by a 220mAh battery which is claimed to offer up to 28 hours of usage on a full charge. They support fast charging via USB-C as well. Oppo claims that you can get up to 20 hours of music playback with just 10 minutes of charge. It also comes with a dual-device fast switching feature.
Further, the independent cavity design greatly reduces the distortion, stimulates the potential of wider bands and louder fields of the moving coil unit. The Oppo Enco M32 also have support for AAC HD audio encoding.
Oppo Enco M32 earphones also support Smart Dual-device Quick Switching, where you can press volume up and down buttons simultaneously to switch between devices quickly. Lastly, they also have hall magnetic switch using which they can shut down when they attach and can turn on once they are separated from each other.