JBL Tune 120TWS
For great audio quality at a wallet-friendly price, the new Tune 120TWS wireless headphones by JBL is probably your best bet. It’s equipped with the brand’s powerful Pure Base Sound for an enhanced listening experience, and features 16 hours of combined battery life. Just 15 minutes in the portable charging case grants you an extra hour of charge too.
Available in six colours (black, white, green, blue, yellow and pink), these small but might earbuds are also offer hands-free calls and are smart assistant-enabled. At $149, available at all leading retailers.
Crazybaby Air 1S
If you exercise regularly, whether indoors or outdoors, these wireless earphones claim to be water- and sweat-resistant so you can workout to your heart’s content without worrying. They’re really lightweight too, weighing just 4.5 grams (or a single sheet of paper), and offer great sound quality to boot. It comes in two colours, grey and silver. At $279, available at leading electronic and department stores.
Tune into your favourite podcasts, songs or that K-drama in public without worrying about background noise infiltrating your enjoyment with the latest addition to the Sony 1000X family. These wirefree earphones boast improved noise cancelling technology to eliminate annoying ambient sounds more effectively.
What’s also interesting is its Quick Attention mode that lets you lower the volume with a tap on the left bud so you can communicate with somebody or listen to announcements without removing your earbuds. At $349, available at selected Sony stores, Sony centres and authorised dealers.
RHA T20 Wireless
What sets the the latest iteration of RHA’s earphones apart is the fact that it’s detachable and you can use it three ways – as wireless earbuds, with the flexible neckband or as standard wired earphones – great for all sorts of activities. Plus, the neckband comes with an built-in digital assistant that lets you receive calls, track navigations and even send messages.
These ergonomic earpieces fit like a glove, offer solid audio playback and have an estimated 12 hours of battery life – certainly an investment piece if we ever saw one. At $438, from authorised retailers like Lazada, AV One and TK Foto.