Top 5 Earphones Under $20

Everyone knows about the popular and expensive earphones, ya I’m talking about Beats by Dre and Bose, but not every person needs or wants to spend $100 + for earphones. Lets be realistic we aren’t all audiophiles, some of us just want good headphones that fit in our ears and play our sick tunes in the gym, bus and while we walk. For the vast majority of us these earphones/headphones under $20 are perfect.

Panasonic Earphones

1. Panasonic RPHJE120K In-Ear Headphones

The Panasonic RPHJE120K In-Ear Headphones are part of the Panasonic Ergo-fit series, coming in at the amazing price of under $8; these head phones are tried and true classics. These the Panasonic earphones are no nonsense earphones, they don’t come with a mic and are barebones, but they fit amazingly and are comfortable. The sound is clear and the bass is full. For under $20, these Panasonic headphones are the best bang for your buck, especially if you need them to workout. They are known for their durability and at $7-$8 a set, you can afford to buy a few just in case you drop a dumbbell on the first pair!

The Panasonic RPHJE120K Ergo-Fit In-Ear Headphones come in variety of colors including black, blue, pink, green, white, red and orange. The technical specs include the Ergo-Fit Design for ultimate comfort and fit, the noise cancellation feature, a 3.6 ft cord and a weight of 0.14 ounces without the cord.

JVC Gumy Plus

2. JVC Gumy Plus Earphones

The JVC HAFX5V Gumy Plus Ear Headphones are priced in at under $9. If you like JVC these headphones are for you. Much like the Panasonic Ergo-Fit Earphones above the Gumy Plus Earphones have noise cancellation as well. The earphones are cheap and have great sound quality, having rich bass sound and a tight seal inside the ear meeting the requirements are the vast majority of music lovers who just need a pair of earphones. The shape of these headphones are really the best part. They are sort of “L” shaped, so they fit perfectly in your ear and are very comfortable. They also come with three different sized gummy pieces, so you can find the perfect fit.

The JVC HAFX5V Gumy Plus Ear Headphones come in a variety of colors including black, blue, pink, green, white, red, orange and purple. The technical specs include a curved design & soft material for a comfortable fit, the noise isolation feature.

Compared to the Panasonic RPHJE120K In-Ear Headphones there is a minimal difference, so take your pick, you wont be disappointed with either earphones.


3. JLab JBuds Earphones

The JLab JBuds Diego in-Ear Earbud with Universal Mic are double the price of the Panasonic and JVC earphones above, the feature it contains that many people like and need is the mic. Most earphones and headphones that have an inline microphone are upwards of $50 but the JLab JBuds Diego in-Ear Earbud with Universal Mic allow you have this feature for under $20. Don’t freeze while talking on those cold winter nights, just pop these earphones in and talk to your loved ones outside while staying warm. If cold hands are an issue then check out the Zippo Hand Heater. Also the JLab earphones allow you not to have to dig into your pockets when you need to talk to someone as you can take advantage of being able to pause and play with the mic button as well. From the noise cancellation to the incredible bass, these headphones are incredible. They are extremely comfortable because they come with four sizes to match your ear perfect and snug. The sound is comparable to the much more expensive Bose earphones or Beats by Drea and the bass sounds are deep and clear.

The JLab JBuds Diego in-Ear Earbud with Universal Mic come in a more limited set of colors compared to the Panasonic and JVC earphones above, it comes in blue, black, yellow and purple with a hint of mint. The technical specs include the JLab’s Signature Sound Curve, Double Molded Y Connector with 3.5 mm Jack, Dual Color, Tangle Free, Flat Cable and a wide selection of bud sizes.

Compared to the headphones above the main difference is the inline mic, so if a mic is a must these headphones are the perfect gift for you, all for under $20.


4. Sony MDREX10LP/DPK In-Ear Headphones.

Coming in at under $15 the Sony MDREX10LP/DPK In-Ear Headphones are perfect for Sony Enthusiasts who refuse to by any product besides Sony. If you are looking for a bit of style and functionality look no further! The simple earphones can only be described by one word and that is “efficient”. If you don’t need the bells and whistlers like a mic, and want a bit of style to match your brand spanking new Iphone 6 then look no further. The design of the ear piece may come in use to drown out the sounds of noisy coworkers or the surroundings in a coffee shop, you wont hear their sneezing, cell phones ringing, too loud conversations, papers shuffling, NOTHING, without even having to crank the music up to ear-damaging levels to do it.

The Sony MDREX10LP/DPK In-Ear Headphones come in a variety of colors including black, blue, pink, green, white, red,orange and purple. The technical specs include the secure fit hybrid silicone earbuds, the powerful bass and high resolution treble and the noise cancellation feature


5. MEElectronics Earphones

The MEElectronics Sport-Fi M6 Noise Isolating Earphones are the most expensive earphones featured today, priced in at $18 without the microphone and $22 with the microphone. Compared to the previous 4 earphones the MEElectronics Sport-Fi M6 Noise Isolating Earphones are more technical and more designed for athletics and an active lifestyle. “The Sport-Fi M6P utilizes an over-the-ear design with memory wire technology, providing a locked-in, comfortable, noise-isolating fit for any activity while delivering clear and dynamic sound with full headset functionality. Combined with the lab-tested sweat- and water-resistant design, this allows you to forget about your earphones and concentrate on your workout. Whatever activity you choose, the M6P will match your pace.”

The MEElectronics Sport-Fi M6 Noise Isolating Earphones come in a variety of colors including black, blue, pink, clear, orange and purple. The technical specs include the secure over-the-ear fit with memory wire that never falls out, noise isolating in-ear design with energetic sound and enhanced bass, an inline microphone, remote, and universal volume control for headset use (Optional and Extra), certified IPX5 sweat- and water-resistant for increased durability and they include a carrying case and 6 sets of ear tips for the best fit and comfort.

These earphones under $20 will make a great gift for anyone who needs a functional pair of earphones for everyday life, including going to the gym, commuting or just that clumsy friend who can’t be trusted with expensive and nice things!

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