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Top 5 best affordable headphones

by Editor on November 3, 2016

If you’re on the lookout for a well-made set of headphones you can use for enjoying your music, films, and video games, your worst enemy will be the astronomical prices that many of the best brands put out for their products. That’s why we’ve assembled a list of affordable headphones which will keep the music blasting at a reasonable price! Read on and see for yourself! These are some of the best headphones under 50 bucks currently available on the market:

1. TaoTronics – Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

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Source: amazon.com

With a background noise reduction of up to 30dB, these compact headphones from TaoTronics can be a convenient means of enjoying your favorite music while onboard a clanky, busy commuter’s train during your morning rush.
When it comes to the battery span of your audio device of choice, these can support it additionally with the help of the 140mAh inbuilt battery of their own, providing over 15 hours of continuous playing. This can be a rather useful feature if you’re constantly on the move, and can’t manage to recharge your player so often.

Also, an interesting addition to this offer are the comfortable earbuds, ensuring that no matter how rough ‘n’ busy your day gets, the headphones will stay in place.

As for the controls, the provided in-line remote control includes useful buttons for volume adjustment, track selection as well as the play ‘n’ pause functionality!

2. Eco Sound Engineering – Bluetooth Stereo Headphones

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Source: amazon.com

If you’re pestered with tangled-up cables and the ensuing clothes-related inconveniences, the Eco Sound Engineering has got a solution for you, and it comes in the shape of these Bluetooth stereo headphones!

The way it works is really simple: all you need is a Bluetooth audio device you can connect these to and the rest is sheer enjoyment and comfort! To control your music choices and set the volume just right for the sound environment at hand, use the on-headset buttons to navigate through your song library.

As for the power supply, these bulky headphones are run by a rechargeable Li-Polymer battery that will last you about 6 hours at a time.(The same goes if you want to use them for talking to someone)
Another interesting feature is the automatic shut-off option. This can save energy and make your battery run longer! (great for people who tend to forget to turn off their stove, it’s the same principle really)

3. Sony – Professional Studio Headphones

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Source: amazon.com

Sporting an elegant and bulky appearance of a true professional’s tool, these studio headphones from the world-famous Sony will make the music you’re enjoying or making the sound even better!

The nifty detail is that it comes with a stereo Unimatch plug as well as Gold connectors (providing an excellent sound conductivity) and an OFC cord, opening up the possibility of using these with a wide array of various types of audio equipment.
The design is closed-ear meaning that the environmental noises will be brought to a minimum. (a convenient feature for a busy working studio with lots of random sounds)The wrap-around cushions are there for the same purpose of improved insulation.

All in all, a pretty interesting solution for anyone working in the music industry, as well as for a person who just wants to elicit the very best music experience from their audio players!

4. Edifier – Gaming On-ear Headphone With Microphone

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Source: amazon.com

Made to offer top-notch performance in gaming, these Edifier headphones boast a bulky build intended to shut off the outside world and provide the best possible sound performance for making your favorite in-game fantasy worlds come to life! (Minus the actual shooting and gore, that is)

This environmental sound-exclusion is, among other things, achieved with the help of the soft, expansive ear pads, which are fairly ergonomic and adapt to any head shape instantly.
The cable was specifically made to prevent the annoying tangling-up which will mean durability in the long run. Also contributing in the department of durability is the folding design enabling you to safely collapse your headphones inwards in order to keep them safe from breaking and easier to transport. (they can fit snugly in your backpack or briefcase)

5. Defway – Workout Headphones

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Source: amazon.com

When you head on to your local gym, forgetting your headphones is arguably even worse than forgetting your water bottle! Worse still are the situations where you do bring all of your audio equipment to your workout session, only to realize that the headphones are poorly built and keep falling out of your ear as you move about energetically.

With these specially designed headphones, this irritating inconvenience will be the thing of the past, as their curved, behind-ear construction will keep them on snugly even if your practicing MMA!

Also, they are completely sweatproof, meaning that you don’t need to worry about getting electrocuted while performing your favorite exercise.

Since managing your phone or audio player mid-workout can be a pain in the neck, you’ll be relieved to hear that these come with a special button for performing multiple functions, such as answering phone calls or changing songs!

Conclusion
All things considered, every entry featured on this list has some qualities that make them stand out from the rest, and it would be advisable to pay close attention to what purpose you’re choosing your new set, so that you don’t end up with workout headphones and you’re a DJ, for example. Also, the affordable price will make them all accessible even for those working with a smaller budget!

Author bio
I’m Anh Vu who has worked in the IT field and sound technology industry for 5 years now. Today, I am an affiliate blogger who likes to educate my audience more about sound technology. Visit to Best Affordable Headphones to find the headphone that you need.

For Further Reading:

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  5. Top 10 Headphones Not To Miss In 2014 (Part II)
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