The headphones we’ve covered in this post are cheap, durable and they have a great design. They cost between Rs 500 to 1000. According to online reviews, these headphones provide a great music experience to the users and they’re compatible with all types of mobile phones carrying a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Instead of buying a cheap third class earphone from a local shop, pick one device from the below list that suits your budget and requirements.

Best headphones under 1000 INR

SoundMagic ES 18

SoundMagic ES 18 - Best earphones under 1000 Rs for 2015

ES18 is the most impressive Soundmagic earphone that you can buy for under 1000 Rs budget in India. It has received a superb rating of 4/5 from 1000+ genuine buyers. The sound generated by the ES18 is of the same quality as a stereo speaker in the same price range.

This earphone packs a 10mm driver. It provides 10 ohms impedance and supports noise isolation. It boasts a 3.5 mm jack and has a 1.2m cord with a gold-plated connector.

SoundMagic ES 18 weighs 11 grams. Hence, you can carry it anywhere you want. Users can buy ES18 in green, black and silver color options for 800 INR.

Sony MDR-EX150

Sony MDR EX-150

EX-150 is an in-ear earphone powered by Sony’s noise cancellation technology. Although it is a lightweight, EX-150 offers stereo quality sound output, good bass, treble experience for a budget price.

Sony EX-150 features a 9.2mm dynamic driver unit and it has a neodymium magnet. It supports up to 20000 kHz sound frequency and has a nice design. EX-150 costs Rupees 950.

Philips SHE3205BK

Philips SHE3205BK

This Philips headphone is fitted with a Mic and it retails for 600 Rupees in India. You will be satisfied with the product as it features a 14.2mm driver unit that generates decent sound output.

The Philips device has a classic design, neodymium magnet, and it supports frequencies between 8 kHz to 24 kHz. It supports connectivity with mobiles carrying a 3.5mm port. The connector’s plating is built with Nickel. Philips SHE3205BK ships with a 1.3-meter cable. Its price is INR 800.

Skullcandy S5LHZ-J576

Skullcandy S5LHZ-J576

S5LHZ-J576 is an on-ear headphone priced below 1000 Rs that offers a rich bass experience to its users. It ships with a 32 millimeters driver unit and a 3.4 feet cable. This device includes comfortable earpads and it weighs about 223 grams. It packs a Neodymium magnet.

J576 can play sounds having a frequency of up to 20000 Hz. As this device looks stylish, you can use it in the office, park, gym, etc. Skullcandy is selling four color variants of the S5LHZ-J576 headset for 999 INR.

Sony MDR-ZX110A

MDR ZX110A : best Sony earphones under 1000 RsMDR-ZX110A is an over-ear headphone which you can pair and control with the smart key Sony app for Android. It lacks a microphone module and has a tangle-free 1.2m cord. It requires less input power compared to other earphones in the same price range.

This device weighs about 199 grams. It includes a 30mm driver, which has an impedance of 24 ohms. If you are planning to buy a branded headphone for within 1000 Rs range, then Sony ZX110A is a great option for you. This headphone retails online for 700 Rs.

Must read: Best speakers under 2000 Rs

Sennheiser CX 213

Sennheiser CX 213

CX 213 is the best Sennheiser headphone under 1000 Rs. It is also a fierce competitor to ES 18 from SoundMagic.

CX213’s sound clarity is great. It offers good bass, stereo and ambiance experience to the users. It is compatible with mobile devices and computers with 3.5mm port. ZX110A weighs 12 grams. The max sound frequency supported by it is 20000 Hertz. The earphone has a decent impedance of 16 ohms.

Sennheiser is known for its highly comfortable products, and this device is a good example of it. CX-213 is priced at 900 INR.

Mi IE headset

Xiaomi Mi headset

Xiaomi company is quite popular in India because of only one reason. The firm introduces high-quality devices at a budget price. The in-ear headset of Xiaomi is a top class device retailing for within 500 to 800 Rs budget on FK. The headset boasts aerodynamic design and it features buttons to change volume, pause or play the track.

The internal components of this earphone are configured to deliver the sound quality of the highest standards. External noises will not distract your attention when you wear the Mi headset and listen to your favorite track.

MI IE features a durable diaphragm and it includes a microphone system. It has 14 grams weight, a 1.2-meter tangle-free cord, and a nickel plated plug. The headset’s price is 599 Rupees.

boAt BassHeads 220

boAt BassHeads 22

Many of you may not have heard the name boAts before but believe me, this wired device is one of the finest earphones in this list. BH 220 delivers an amazing bass experience and generates stereo quality sound output. It consumes little power. Hence, your smartphone battery will not drain quickly when you connect this device to it.

When you wear BH220 and listen to music at full volume, you will feel like you are at a live concert. This device supports noise isolation technology and it is fitted with a tangle-free cord.

BassHeads 220 supports the same sound frequencies like other headphones priced within 500 to 1000 Rs. It costs 600 Rupees. You can use it with your tablet, phone or any other computing device.

Conclusion: SoundMagic ES 18, Sony MDR-EX150, MDR-ZX110A Philips SHE3205BK, Skullcandy S5LHZ-J576, Sennheiser CX 213, Mi IE headset and boAt BassHeads 220 are the best earphones under 1000 Rs in India.

Also see: Best headphones under 500 Rs


  1. Gagan

    I am looking for nice earphones that shud have straight 3.5mm jack pin(not L shaped pin as in sennheiser CX 180) under 1000 rs for nexus 5…Suggest..TIA

    • Pramod Choudhary

      CX 180 is the best earphone. Go for it


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