Best affordable Headphones you could get for best price in 2018, that come with excellent features and sound quality
We have reviewed several expensive headphones in the past, but we are aware of the fact that not everyone wants to spend their money on expensive headphones. Everyone prefers affordability, which should be everyone’s top priority and that is why we have compiled this list today featuring the best and cheap headphones for 2018, that come with great sound quality and performance that you would need.
While Expensive and high-end products are always our first priority, most of the time we also prefer to get things under budget for several reasons, and getting affordable headphones is no different.
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Sometimes we simply want headphones that we can use for daily use, that we can throw in our bags after school or gym; when we are running late from somewhere, or handling them carelessly when doing some construction work, gardening, cleaning etc.
But getting cheap headphones does not mean you give up on the quality altogether.
That is why we have tested and reviewed one of the best cheap headphones here even as cheap as under $50, and you would be surprised how many features even such headphones come with. Like many expensive headphones today, cheap headphones also come in several shapes & designs, from in-ear, wireless, and over-ear, we have tested them all.
And even if your preferred headphones did not make the list we are sure you would love the ones mentioned in this list regardless.
Noise-Cancelling headphones are mostly quite expensive but Phillips SHB8850NCs are affordable at the price of $100 that come with noise-cancellation. The design is stylish, and weighs 230g which makes them easy to carry. The rotating ear cups are mHz 65.99 and that can bend at hinges, they are comfortable to wear over long periods of time.
The noise cancellation can be easily turned on, by holding the NC button on the bottom of the left earcup, and the green LED would switch on indicating that it has been turned on and active. The dynamic sound is powerful, there is slight pricking when playing music with Piano chords but overall the sound quality is incredible, Even over Bluetooth the sound quality is excellent and this should definitely be your top priority when selecting headphones under the budget this 2018.
PRICE – $100
The AKG K72 are one of the best and cheapest headphones that AKG has made. They come with incredible features that you could even convince someone else they are twice the price. They are quite comfortable to wear, even though not made for outdoor use but they are portable and come with a funky design, and the sound is edgy and great that would work great in noisy environments.
The AKG72 has a natural bass and gives clarity, and has a better frequency than most headphones costing around $40 these days. Although, it does not offer ultra-refined sound but it still does not have high bass and treble issues, so it is worth the price. They are among the most affordable and comfortable headphones and are not creaky like most cheap plastic headphones. The TV antenna on the poles isn’t that stylish but the headband can fit to your head firmly because of it.
PRICE – $40
The Altec Lansing Waterproof In-Ear Earbuds cost around $29.99. They are one of the cheapest wireless headphones in the market that are manufactured by a well-known company. They are fully waterproof that come with deep bass and cause no distortion unlike many low-cost headphones out there.
These In-Ear waterproof earbuds are of low of cost but don’t expect them to be excellent overall, otherwise the audio quality exceeds standard expectations. The headphones are wireless, and 9mm dynamic drivers that are at the back of its black ear tips include stabilizing fins that fit firmly against the ears. It comes with three tips, from small, medium to large sized. Overall, for the price value they are an excellent buy.
PRICE – $29.99
The Coloud No. 16 costs around $39.95 and has an excellent audio quality, with rich bass, and crispy clear highs. Even though the sound signature is sculpted but it is still equally balanced and they are comfortable to wear for extended periods of time. It does not come with accessories but for the price value it provides all the necessary features. It comes with a single button remote which lets you control playback and accept phone calls. They are available in Black, Gray, Blue, Neon Yellow colours.
The sound quality is incredible, and the sound does not become distorted and muffled even at high volume. So you could enjoy your music and movies on these headphones. Most of the headphones priced at same range tend to have a few issues with its sound quality but the Coloud No. 16 delivers excellent results.
PRICE – $39.99
The Jib wireless headphones cost $30, come with a Bluetooth and great sound performance for the price value. The bass response is excellent and the low frequency response is great for a reasonable price. The built in mic is quite decent to use, and picks up every word you say clearly but the in-line Bluetooth mic is pretty average. It comes with two pairs of ear tips, one small and one large, but for the price it is still quite handy. The battery life is up to six hours, although, results vary on the volume levels.
PRICE – $30
Best Headphones Under $200
- Comfortable and Light
- Good Clarity
- Rich MIDs
- Bass Leaks and muffles
- Highs can be piercing
- Cheap Build-Quality
If you are looking for excellent headphones under the budget then AKG K7XX are the headphones for you. Although they are good for mixing in the studio but they work perfectly well for casual listening at home as well. The flat frequency response offers a detailed sound. And comes with rich mids and good clarity, even though the bass is average bass as it leaks and muffles on certain songs.. The midrange is crafted well, that all the instruments remain balanced.
Best Headphones Under $100
- Excellent Sound
- Battery Life is excellent
- Comfortable to Wear
- Mids are slender
- Cord is long
- Noise-Isolating design prevents you to hear surrounding sounds
V-Moda Forza are an excellent pair of headphones that are worth $100, it offers a perfect combination of comfort and sound quality. It is compact, that offers a design that you can easily carry anywhere and it is perfect for an everyday user because of its portability. The earbuds are water-resistant, and produce the perfect sound quality, and the sound signature is round and warm that pairs easily with all genres. It comes with sports tips and fins, that are comfortable to wear for longer periods of time, the rubber is soft and every listener would most certainly enjoy listening music on these headphones. Because of their water resistant element they are perfect to use in rainy weather, during workout or during any outdoor activity where you would risk them of getting wet. They are worth the price value.
Best Headphones Under $50
- Portable Design
- Great Sound Quality
- Cheap Build Quality
- Synthetic earpads
- Soundstage is stifled
Monoprice has a good reputation for manufacturing affordable headphones that are not only low of cost but also provide the user with excellent sound performance. They weigh just a half pound, which makes it easier to carry around. They are average in durability but overall quite comfortable to wear because of the ear cups that flip 90 degrees, and can be easily carried around the neck. For just $50, they are worth the price because of the comfort and sound performance it provides as it comes with 50mm drivers that are capable of producing full range of sound from 20Hz to 20Khz. The Monoprice 8323 are even better than some of the $100 headphones out there.