Music has been an integral part of human life since a very long time. From tape recorders to mini I-pods, music devices underwent a vast evolution in the past few years. With smart phone industry taking over the market, the demand for ear phones has substantially increased. Tons of headphone varieties are available in the market today. In- earbud headphones are the latest fad, since carrying a large headphone proves out to be quite cumbersome. So, here is a list of ‘Top Ten in-ear headphones in 2014’ for you to choose from-
10. MEElectronics A151P In-Ear Headphone with Inline Microphone
At an economical price of $45-55, the MEElectronics A151P provides a great sound quality. Available with a cute cover case, the headphone is certainly the best choice in this price range. It comfortably fits in the ear and has a sweet sound quality. Though, what it lags behind is bass. The bass is not as strong as what you’d expect from a quality headphone. So, if you’re limited with your budget, go for the MEElectronics A151!
9. Velodyne vPulse In-Ear Headphones
Prices at $80-90, the Velodyne vPulse give a good all round sound experience. Built with a very unique design, the in-ear headphone has an in-line remote control for all Apple Ios devices. Along with a comforting sound experience, the in-ear headphone has a great bass. It’s a great choice if you own an apple device. Though, its in-line remote control is not compatible with many non-apple devices.
8. Monster iSport Victory
Priced at $130-140, the Monster isport victory is the ideal choice for athletes and sportspersons. Built with a terrific patented sports clip, the in-ear headphone is great for noise isolation. Completely sweat proof and washable, the Monster isport fits comfortably and provides a great all round sound experience. It is, without doubt, one of the best in-ear headphones for athletes. Its feature of noise isolation makes it an ideal choice for track running.
7. Jays A-Jays Four for iPhone
At an economical price range of $55-65, Jays A-Jays is the ideal choice for I-phone users who want an economical in-ear headphone. With 3 buttons to pick calls and control volume, the in-ear headphone provides a tangle free wire. At a very low price, the in-ear headphone provides a great sound experience. Every Iphone user with a limited budget for headphones must go for the Jays-A-Jays Four.
6. Shure SE425
Priced at $295-310, the Shure SE425 provides a delightful sound experience. Ideal for avid music listeners, the in-ear head phone fits comfortable in the ears and gives a clear feel of every aspect of music. Placed with dual HD micro drives, the in-ear headphones are the ideal choice if you have a diverse taste in music.
5. Westone 2 True fit
Priced at $205-$215, the Westone 2 True fit looks sleek and handsome. A dual driver in-ear headphone, the Westone 2 true fit has tangle wires and gives an amazing sound. With a distinct bass, the in-ear headphone is imbibed with high quality architecture to give you a detailed and vivid sound experience. Ultra comfortable, the Westone 2 true fit is one of the best in-ear headphones available in the market.
4. Bower and Wilkins C5
Priced at $225-$235, the Bower and Wilkins C5 are sleekly designed and provide a solid bass. Built with an awesome navigation controls to take control of the calls and music, the in-ear headphones provide are securely placed in the ears (thanks to their adjustable loop). They are ideal apple users since the in-line control is compatible for apple products only. So, android users should re-consider before they purchase the Bower and Wilkins C5.
3. Bose QuietComfort 20
At a price range of $295-$310, the Bose QuietComfort is the ideal in-ear headphone choice for android, blackberry, and windows users. Without doubt, one of the best in-ear noise isolation headphones. It has an in-line remote which lets you take control of calls and volume. It has a very unique ‘aware mode’ which lets you hear the noises of the external environment while listening to music.
2. Philips Fidelio S1
At a feasible price range of $85-95, the semi in-ear headphone is a good mix of quality and comfort. Built with motion control drivers, Philips Fidelio S1 are integrated with front pressure equalization channels. With a tangle free wire, the controls are comfortably placed on the wires.
1. Sony XBA-4 – 4 Drivers Balanced Armature In-Ear Headphones
Priced at $260-$275, these in-ear headphones provide a detailed and refined sound experience. Truly, one of the best in-ear headphones available in the market as of 2014. Integrated with Quad Balanced Armature Driver Array, the headphones provide a solid bass with an amazing sound experience. With airy treble, they provide an awesome noise isolating music.