Top 6 Best In-ear Headphones with mic under Rs 1500 in India (2018)

Best Earphones with Mic in India.

Everyone like music and there are so many headphones with mic available in the market. Many of us still own a pair of earphones that came with our smartphones , but these earphones are not in a trend with your style because everyone seeks for a good sound quality and comfort with high durability in their earphones.

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From listening music to talking to your loved ones via earphone mic, a good earphone has become a must have accessory for your smartphone. With some may different varieties of headphones in the market – wired or wireless, in-ear or over the ear, with mic or without mic, you may want to consider more than one headphone each catering to different usage.

So, before going through some headphone models, let’s have a look at what to expect in a perfect headphone for your ears.

What to Expect?
Comfort and Fit:

To enjoy the pleasant music for long periods, comfort is important. So, try to wear the earphones for at least 15-20 minutes before deciding about comfort and fit. Weight factor also matters for a long-term comfort. Lightweight earphones are definitely more comfortable to wear for long hours.

Mic and Controls:

Mic is really a handy feature when it comes to taking long calls. It’s not easy to hold on to your smartphone for long time while taking the calls. Good quality noise cancellation mic with control buttons for play/pause, answer /reject the calls and volume controls are some important features that one should consider before making the purchase decision.

Water Resistant:

Always consider those earphones which are made with water-resistant material to keep out the sweat and water during walking in the rain or working out at the gym.

Form Factor or build quality:

Always try to buy those earphones which are primarily made up of plastic and rubber. Metal built earphones are not only heavy but also cause irritation to your ears, if used for long hours.

Noise Reduction:

A noise cancellation earphones contain a mic that measures the noise around your environment and creates an opposite sound wave that cancels that noise so that you just hear your music without distractions. Noise cancellation is a really important feature while taking up the calls as well.

Cables and Durability:

In case of corded earphones, make sure that the wire is long enough to suit your needs. Even the extra long wires do cause an issue, as they are more prone to tangle and break after some time. The wear and tear in wires causes the sound quality to deteriorate and introduces noise as well.  Make sure the cords are of good quality and would last for long and would sustain rough usage as well.

Let’s check out the the Best 5 in-ear earphones with mic under Rs 1500 in India


This is another upgraded version of Skullcandy that delivers fresh crisp sound with a stylish design. The key feature of the headphone is the ergonomic oval-shaped design that perfectly fits in your ear. The off- axis design make this headphone just sit inside your ear and provide total comfort even after long music sessions/calls.

The silicone ear tips are smooth and  they not only gives you that comfort but also blocks the outside noise. Control buttons with mic allows you to accept/reject the calls and manage your playlist on the go.

The wires are of good quality and being flat in shape provides a unique stylish look. Cords are designed in way that it does not easily entangles and are strong enough to withstand rough usage as well.

The sound quality is good. It has a balanced sound – bass is punchy with clear vocals. The mids and lows are prefectly fine, you might find some shakiness in highs though. Overall, the sound quality is pretty good and you would enjoy listening to music.

Skullcandy Smokin'Buds 2
  • Good Sound Quality
  • Transparent acoustic sound.
  • Flat cable that increases its durability.
  • Oval-shaped ports and off-axis angles for a superior fit
  • It comes with a warranty of 2 years
  • Compatible with iPhones as well
  • Not ideal for the gym as it is not a sweat-proof

In terms of headphones, Panasonic always have been one of the top choices for its fabulous sound quality. Panasonic launched another headphone in their list – PANASONIC- RP- TCM125.

It comes with a secure fit and comfortable design. Panasonic headphone work on the principle of Ergofit which is divided into two steps  – first is fitting into your ear and the second is angling towards your ears giving you better isolation,  firm hold, and acoustic sound.  These headphones are bass heavy with an acoustic sound but the cable is very thin and are not tangle resistant. Overall, if you are looking for a pair of headphone at a low price with a decent bass, then this one would be a good choice to buy.

Panasonic - RP - TCM125
  • Good Sound Quality
  • Ergofit design that perfectly fits into your ear.
  • Acoustic sound with deep bass
  • Budget earphones with reasonable quality
  • Weak cords are prone to wear and tear

This brand is from California. These earphones carry the Piston Fit that gives an elegant look. At a low price, you will find almost every earphone is made of plastic but 1MORE is totally different from others. The sound chambers of 1More- PistonFit are made of a stylish aluminum alloy. The main feature of these earphones is the 45-degree in-ear design that not only looks cool but also gives you the comfort in your ears. Earbuds perfectly fits in your ear with any fatigue issue even after long music sessions.

The cords of the 1MORE earphone is wrapped with a Kevlar Fibre to increase its durability. It also features a one-button mic and remote that allows you to answer calls.

Talking about the sound quality – highs are clear and mids are detailed with  reasonably punchy bass. The sound tends to leak a bit from earplugs but that should not be an issue. There is no distortion in the lows , but the best music experience is at the mids and highs where the vocals are balanced with the bass.

1More Piston Fit
  • Good Built quality with Aluminum alloy sound chambers
  • Clear mids and Highs with good bass
  • Value for Money
  • No Volume control

It is an upgraded version of SONY- MDR-EX150 but this model comes with mic and remote. These pair of earphone come in different attractive metallic colors – white, red, blue, black etc to choose from. Being light in weight, they are extremely portable and wearable for long hours.

The 9mm sensitivity drivers provide crisp and clear sound. With a high quality sound output, it is a Bass  heavy earphone and gives your music the thump and crispiness, that adds to the music. Overall, it has a balanced sound with clear vocals and heavy bass.

The quality cords is good, if not great. Serrated design of the cables make it tangle free. So, peace of mind there.

The silicone ear tips are of good quality and helps reduce sound leakage as well. . It comes with a 1-year manufacturing warranty. So, if you’re looking for a pair of earphones from Sony brand that is not only cool looking but in a budget price as well, then this could be an option for you.

Sony MDR - EX155AP
  • Bass Heavy
  • Lightweight
  • 1-year warranty
  • Attractive and comfortable design
  • Thin Cords

There is reason that Sennheiser CX180 is one of the most selling headphone in India. It is actually one of the most successful models of Sennheiser till date. With a frequency of 20 – 20,000 Hz, it comes with a standard 1.2 mts cord and three set of ear tips  of different sizes.

Entirely made up of plastic, this is very light weight headphone that easily sits in your ear canal without any issues for long hours. Ergonomic design of the ear buds perfectly fits in your ear, and gives you the perfect sound output with minimal leakage.

The cords of this headphones are prone to tangle and of not of great quality. There is no mic as well. So why have we included this in our list? Well, no this is a major drawback but this would be the most impressive headphones in budget price for listening music.

The budget prices headphones are specifically built for smartphones but can be used with laptops as well. The sound quality is pretty good with impressive bass and clear and distinct vocals. There is no shakiness in the mids and lows and no muddiness in the highs. Overall, this is good quality headphones, within budget price.

Sennheiser CX 180
  • Heavy Bass
  • Comes with 2-year warranty.
  • Lightweight
  • Ergonomic design
  • Thin Cords
  • No Microphone
6) JBL T110

JBL is known for it’s audio products and JBL T110 is one such product from JBL that stands out. It’s light weight, comfortable and yet durable. With 9 mm drivers, the headphone has some serious punchy bass to them.

Single button remote and mic let’s you accept and reject calls and also control music playback. For daily usage, this is one of the best in-ear headphones in a budget price.

The flat cables in the headphone is tangle free and of pretty good quality. The cord is sturdy and is made to last for long. For bass lovers, this is a masterpiece. It deliver powerful sound, with crisp and clear vocals and heavy bass.

The silicone tips are soft and of good quality and stays in your ear without slipping or aching your ears. It comes with 1 year of warranty, so you are insured there for any damages. Overall, this is a value for money in-ear headphone.

JBL T110
  • Signature JBL Heavy Bass
  • Value for Money
  • Tangle free cord
  • Ergonomic fit
  • No Volume control

Well, everyone has different needs and as said before you might need to choose the earphone that suits best to your needs and specifications. The above list might not contain all the best in-ear headphones out there in the market, but surely these are pretty good ones to choose from. Let us know in the comment section below – Which is the best in-ear headphone for you?


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