True Wireless Earbuds have become the rave in recent years as they offer more features and mobility that wireless earphones don’t have. Not to mention, some newer smartphones and devices don’t come with the 3.5mm audio jack anymore, prompting consumers to find earbuds that can connect wirelessly. In the last part of our gift guide series, we bring you a list ofTrue Wireless Earbudsyou can give out or buy for yourself for the holidays. Check them out!
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The QCY T2S earbuds come with Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, tap-activated controls, voice assistant activation, and a charging case that supports wireless charging. The buds also have adaptive noise isolation, mono/stereo mode, an IPX4 rating, up to 4 hours of playback time, up to 32 hours with the charging case, and a micro USB port. These buds are priced atPHP 1,069.
Xiaomi Redmi AirDots
The Redmi AirDots feature physical buttons for controls, Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, built-in DSP “environment noise reduction” technology, and a charging case. The AirDots also have 4 hours of playback time, 12 hours with the charging case, voice assistant support. The Redmi AirDots costPHP 1,199.
Joyroom JR-T04S TWS
While its design is reminiscent of Apple’s AirPods, the Joyroom JR T04S TWS costs much lower than that of the earbuds, as mentioned earlier. The Joyroom’s plastic body is flat, with multi-function buttons, microphones, and vents on both earbuds. Just like the AirPods, these are half in-ear buds. Other features include about three hours of playback, a charging case, and a micro USB charging port. The Joyroom JR T04S TWS has a price tag ofPHP 1,390.
Sabbat X12 Pro
The Sabbat X12 Pro earbuds are half in-ear buds that feature about 6 hours of playback time that can be extended up to 24 hours of playtime when used together with its magnetic charging case. It also has a HiFi stereo, built-in mic, tap-activated controls, IPX5 water and sweat resistance, a USB-C port, and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. You can cop the Sabbat X12 Pro earbuds at the price ofPHP 2,390.
Xiaomi Mi AirDots Youth Edition
Looking somewhat similar to the Redmi AirDots, the Mi AirDots Youth offers Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity and touch controls. It has about 4 hours of playtime, up to 12 hours with the charging case, and voice assistant support. The AirDots Youth can be purchased for the price ofPHP 2,579.
Momax Pills True Wireless Earbuds
With a variety of colors, the Momax Pills are in-ear buds that have Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. It has automatic switching between single and dual buds, up to 5 hours of playtime, and a USB-C port. Digital Walker is offering the Momax Pills at a discounted price ofPHP 2,990, but they’re originally priced at PHP 3,990.
Xiaomi Mi AirDots Pro
The Mi AirDots Pro features Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity, touch controls, and voice assistant activation. The noise-canceling AirDots Pro also has in-ear detection that automatically pauses the music when either earphone is removed, and a single-ear mode that won’t disrupt the buds’ connection to the device even if only the left or right earphone is used. For the price ofPHP 3,490, the AirDots Pro also includes a charging case, three sizes of ear tips, and a USB-C port.
Rock Space EB70
With Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, the Rock Space EB70 buds also feature touch-activated controls, access to Google Assistant, and up to 4 hours of playtime, and up to 17 hours with the charging case. Rock Space also mentions that the EB70 is waterproof and sweatproof. The EB70 can be copped for a price ofPHP 3,999.
Huawei FreeBuds Lite
The FreeBuds Lite are in-ear buds that have a glossy polycarbonate body. It features built-in G-sensors for tap-activated controls, ENC technology, four microphones, IPX4 splash resistance rating, up to 3 hours of playtime, and up to 10 hours of playtime when used together with the charging case. It comes with a price tag ofPHP 4,990.
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Tuned by AKG, the Samsung Galaxy Buds have an adaptive dual microphone technology for clear voice calls, Ambient Sound Mode, Touch Control, and a 58mAh battery that can last up to 6 hours of playback. Not only does the case charge up the buds, but it also supports wireless charging that works with Samsung devices that have Wireless PowerShare. The Galaxy Buds are priced at PHP6,990.
JBL Endurance Peak
Different from the majority of true wireless earbuds in the market, the JBL Endurance Peak buds feature magnetic ear hooks that allow them to stay in place. It features tap activated controls embedded on the right earbud, IPX7 waterproof and sweatproof rating, up to 4 hours of continuous playtime, up to 24 hours with the charging case, and a micro USB port. JBL tagged the Endurance Peak buds with a price of PHP 6,999.
Huawei FreeBuds 3
Launched recently in the country, the FreeBuds 3 feature half in-ear buds that Huawei calls a Dolphin Bionic design. It has Bluetooth 5.1 support, 14nm high-sensitivity dynamic driver with a dedicated bass tube, Adaptive-Noise Cancellation (ANC) technology. Kirin A1, and a battery life of up to 20 hours. Huawei priced that FreeBuds 3 atPHP 8,990.
Priced atPHP 12,999, the Sony WF-1000XM3 features an HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1e chip, Dual Noise Sensor Technology, 24-bit audio signal processing, DAC with an amplifier, and Digital Sound Enhancement Engine HX (DSEE HX). It also has an ergonomic tri-hold structure, four sizes of hybrid earbuds, three sizes of comfort earbuds, up to 24 hours of listening time with the Noise Cancelling feature on, and a quick charge function. The case of the WF-1000XM3 also doubles as a charging case.
Apple AirPods/AirPods Pro
For 2019, Apple refreshed its true wireless earbuds, the AirPods, and also launched a more premium version call AirPods Pro. The 2019 AirPods now come with a wireless charging case and are capable of activating hands-free Hey Siri. As for the AirPods Pro, they feature a new in-ear design with silicon tips, outward-facing microphone, ANC and Transparency mode, IPX4 sweat and water resistance, 4.5 hours continuous playtime, and up to 24 hours with the wireless charging case. The AirPods are priced as follows:
AirPods with charging case –PHP 9,490
AirPods with wireless charging case –PHP 11,790
AirPods Pro –PHP 14,990
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless
Sennheiser’s Momentum True Wireless earbuds come with a carrying case that has a fabric exterior. The buds feature an IPX4 water and sweat resistance, Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, touch-activated controls, up to 4 hours of continuous playback, and up to 12 hours with the charging case. The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless earbuds come with a price ofPHP 19,990.