The news that Apple are going to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack (from the iPhone) last week got people slightly angered. You may remember we reported on this but back in January 2016: ‘What Will Happen If Apple Remove The iPhone 3.5mm Headphone Jack?’
Not all is lost, for iPhone users, as today we’re looking at our top 5 Budget Bluetooth Headphones under £50 that won’t break your bank account but will still deliver you high quality audio for your tunes and phone calls.
Please note: these aren’t in numerical order.
1. August EP636 Bluetooth Headphones
The August EP636 Bluetooth Headphones combine comfort and fantastic sound quality. Clear sound with deep bass make these headphones sound as good as they look. At a weight of just 126g, with soft padded ear pieces and a headband cushion, the EP636 supports your ears in comfort with over 12+ hours of play time.
The EP636 also includes NFC technology allowing you to pair simply by tapping them with your phone or tablet.
The earpiece remote control allows you to skip back and forth through your track list, answer and hang up calls so you’ll be able to sit back and relax knowing that any incoming calls can be answered without even having to pick your phone up. The microphone can also be used with VOiP such as FaceTime or Skype.
“Sleek and ultra-light Bluetooth headphones all for under £30”
2. Avantree Deep Bass Super Light Bluetooth Over Ear Headphones
These headphones will enhance your listening experience by providing sound of outstanding quality. With an audio line input (ideal to use when your battery is running low), they can be used with non-Bluetooth music sources and are compatible with iPhones, iPads, HTC and Samsung devices. The Avantree Deep Bass also feature intelligent NFC technology which connects your headphones with your smartphone through just one, yes one, gentle tap (this function is only with NFC-enabled mobile devices). This wireless headset features a whopping 40 hours of play time and 20 days of standby time so there’s little chance of you being stranded with no sounds to rely on. Lastly the Avantree Deep Bass easily connects this aptX-codec-enabled Bluetooth headphone with built-in microphone to 2, yes 2, devices simultaneously and listen to hi-fi stereo sound and crystal-clear phone calls wirelessly.
“With amazing sound quality and over 40 hours of playtime, these are a must have for any audiophile”
3. Audiomax HB-8A Bluetooth Headphones
The Audiomax HB-8A Bluetooth Headphones are a high-quality, very comfortable and reproduce excellent sound all for £50. These are Ideal for connecting to Bluetooth compatible mobile phones, tablets, games consoles and other portable media player. Pairing is easy, as with most Bluetooth devices these days, and is good up to a range of approximately 10 metres. The sound quality has a great clarity, depth and rich bass and the noise reduction technology results in a true high-fidelity sound experience that any audiophile will enjoy.
“Very good headphones, great sound quality at an excellent price.”
4. Mpow Cheetah Sport Bluetooth 4.0 Wireless Stereo Headset Headphones
If you’re a runner or a regular at the gym, these headphones are ideal! With their nano-coating sweatproof technology and streamline design, it means you can stay protected against sweat and moisture and eliminates the need to wear a bulky armband to secure your phone or wires getting in the way of your exercise.
Thanks to its stable signal transition, the sound quality is maintained for a distance of up to 10 metres. Also, the headphones are really easy to use allowing you to skip tracks, control volume or answer important calls, giving you total freedom for over 8 hours of playing/talking time.
They’re really light at just 24g, fold to fit the palm of your hand and comfortable with the behind-the-ear shape means they will stay firmly in place so you can focus on your workout.
“Perfect for an active lifestyle, and excellent value for money.”
5. Creative Sound Blaster JAM Bluetooth Headphones
The Sound Blaster JAM brings the music you love into your ears with just one click! This economical headset surprises us with its sound reproduction quality and comfort. They are also so light that you’ll hardly notice you’re wearing them, and while they don’t fold for ultra-portability they are small enough to fit in a coat pocket (or hang around your neck like most do).
You can also attach the headphones to your home computer/laptop via the USB port for enhanced sound quality which is extremely handy if your computer isn’t Bluetooth compatible.
Lastly, enjoy the power of freedom and flexibility, without compromising on the audio quality up to 12 hours of wireless playback.