Best Bluetooth Headphones Under $50
There are a wealth of headphones on the market nowadays and the truly good ones all cost a small fortune, especially Bluetooth ones. At least that’s what we have been led to believe. There are undoubtedly many models of headphone out there that do cost a lot of money and some of the brands are very good, but others are effectively just an expensive name that doesn’t deliver the sound quality you’d expect. But if you’re on a budget there are many great Bluetooth headphones currently available for less than $50 that are just as good as some of their more expensive cousins and we’ve chosen the best of them.
These stylish headphones are Bluetooth v4.1 compatible and will give you an average of 20 hours battery time in between charges. It is possible to stream music from a smartphone to two pairs of these headphones at once. They are foldable for easy storage and have a noise cancelling microphone that functions very well.
The Photive BTH3 might look a bit basic, but appearances can be deceptive. They work with Bluetooth v4.0 and have an expected battery life of between 12 and 15 hours. The headphones are very easy to connect wirelessly to TV and are compatible with an inline microphone. They come with a micro USB cable and an audio cable so they can be used as ordinary headphones when listening to music on a device that doesn’t support Bluetooth. They are made from durable plastic with fake leather padding. The headphones also come with a rather stylish carrying case.
These headphones offer an incredibly good sound quality for the money. There is about 10 hours battery life for every two hour charge. The August EP650s have rotatable earcups for maximum comfort for every individual user. They come with an auxiliary cable and a USB charging cable. The controls are on the left earcup which can be a bit difficult to get used to.
MEE Audio Runaway 4.0
These headphones are very lightweight and as compact as it’s possible to make the, but don’t be fooled. They have great sound quality and are very comfortable to wear considering they don’t encapsulate the ear like most other headphones. These MEE headphones are Bluetooth v4.0 compatible and have an inbuilt microphone and controls for volume, to skip a track, to fast forward or rewind. They come with a USB cable, audio cable and fashionable carrying case.
Bluedio T2 Plus
These are quite large and contain a 57mm diameter driver. They are sturdy for their size and don’t creak like some other plastic models. The headphones have an impressive battery life of up to 40 hours.They come with an audio cable and USB cable and have easy to use controls. Two things these Bluedio headphones offer that sets them apart are FM radio and the fact they support micro SD card use – a real unique selling point.
These comfortable and stylish headphones are quite lightweight, weighing in at just 180 grammes. 40 hours of music playback is fairly impressive too. There is very little music leak, even at full volume, with these headphones. The Avantree Audition headphones are Bluetooth v4.0 compatible and have an inbuilt microphone and a concealed charging port.
These headphones are at the top end of the price scale for models under $50 and are in fact over $50 with some retailers, but they are worth going slightly over budget for. The inbuilt battery on these headphones gives 25 hours of playback time and a massive 250 hours of standby time. The earcups and pads are among the most comfortable which is good given the amount of expected playback time. Ausdom M08 headphones come with USB and audio cables and are of a very robust construction. They are foldable for easy storage are easy to control, leak minimum amount of sound and perhaps most importantly, they look really cool as if they cost way more than $50.
Whatever your headphone needs and preferences are you’re sure to find a set on this list that tick all the boxes and without paying through the nose for them.