Want to buy a headphone to listen to music, play games and watch movies without burning a hole in your pocket? Today we have come up with a list of some of the best Headphones (over head) available in India under Rs 2000. Choose from the list one that best suits your music desires.
Best Headphones (Over Head) In India Under Rs 2000 :
Sennheiser HD 202 II Professional
Sennheiser is a leading audio brand which produces excellent quality of earphones and headphones. The Sennheiser HD 202 II Professional is the highest selling brand and is available at an affordable price. Hence it is the best headphone in India under Rs 2000.
The HD 202 II has a very descent design which normal headphones have. It has a closed-back design. Closed-back design simply means that the earphones will grip securely around your ears. This can be useful if you want to block the ambient noise while you are walking or travelling. Also the closed-back earphones will keep your music private from the world and make your listening session longer. The body built is of a leatherette material which is soft and comfortable on the ears.
The ear cups are semi-rotating and it can be adjusted only to a certain point. The ear cups holds the branding and the left-right markings. Everything about these closed-back headphones are built for universal appeal, including a wide range of fit adjustments, replaceable synthetic leather ear cups, and a relatively neutral sound profile with an emphasis on the higher end.
The Sennheiser HD 202 II has a very good sound quality which is ideal for music. It has a perfect sound reproduction and noise cancellation. This headphone is little low on the Bass side. Play around with your equalizer setting to get the best out these earphones. Anyone just shopping for a pair of great-sounding headphones for listening to music or watching movies at home should consider the Sennheiser HD 202 II. It also comes with a 2-year manufacturer warranty from the Sennheiser.
Simple and appealing design.
Good sound quality.
Closed-back design filters ambient noise.
3-meter long cable, hard to carry while travelling.
No inline remote and microphone.
Buy From:(amazon-Rs.1,879, flipkart-Rs.1,999)
Sony MDR-XB45 (Extra Bass)
The Sony MDR XB-45 stands second in our list of best headphones in India under Rs 2000.
The Sony MDR-XB450 features a stylish, compact and appealing design. The back plate of each ear cup has a metallic finish of concentric circles widely used in Sony’s current headphones. The branding is done on both the ear cups and the lower end of the stand holds the model name . The body built is of good quality plastic which is durable. The MDR-XB450 pads are big and soft and is made up of synthetic leather.
The headphones fit firmly on the ears and the padding is soft enough to be comfortable to wear for several hours. The cap on the end of the left ear cap can be twisted off to reveal the two AAA battery slot. The batteries are not included so you have to insert two AAA batteries in order to use the bass enhancer. The bass resonance control is on the other ear cup where there is an on/off switch and an effect slider. The cable is flat and serrated which keeps the pesky tangles away.
The Sony MDR-XB450 when used without the bass enhancer sounds very good and features every sound element in the natural form. The sound reproduction when used in normal mode is perfect. The bass is not too deep and dominating. But when used in bass enhancement mode they will give you an amazing experience. A deep descent amount of extra bass is provided when used in this mode which will not hamper your music experience. A 1-year warranty is provided by Sony for this headphones.
Deep awesome bass.
Good noise isolation.
Serrated tangle free cables.
No inline remote and mic.
Only 1-year warranty.
Buy From:(amazon-Rs.1,709, flipkart-Rs.1,799)
Philips DJ Monitor Style SHL3300BK
The Philips Dj Monitor stands third in our list of best headphones in India under Rs 2000.
The Philips Style SHL3300 is a descent looking headphones with some great features. There is nothing much to say about the design part of this headphones. They just look like any normal headphones which is not compact. It looks bulky and big but actually is very lightweight. The body built is of strong quality plastic and the arm has a rubber on the bottom side which provides comfort. The ear caps are made up of soft synthetic leather material which feels comfortable on the ears. The branding is done on both the ear caps and the top arm holds the model number. It comes in only one color that is black.
Well though the Philips Style SHL3300 performs bad in the design part but it performs seemingly well in the sound quality part. The sound quality of this headphones are very good. It has a 40 mm neodymium drivers which provides excellent sound quality, deep bass without vocal distortion and thumping treble. The headphones do not fit securely around the ears and results in sound leakage. The Philips headphones provide a crisp and clear sound reproducing all the details of the original music. No extra bass, no damping.
Comfortable and robust with excellent sound quality.
Value for money.
Perfect sound reproduction.
Design has room for improvement.
No inline remote and mic.
Buy From:(amazon-Rs.1,830, flipkart-Rs.1,999)
Skullcandy Uproar S5URHT (With Mic)
The Skullcandy Uproar is the fourth best headphones available in India under Rs 2000.
The Skullcandy Uproar is available in four different color combinations: green/red, gray/black, camo print and green/black. The body built is of good quality plastic and is matte finished, looks stylish. The earpads are perforated and are cushioned sufficiently and feels very comfortable on the ears. The headband may get little tight and maybe irritating at times. The pair has a secure fit and the grip of the headband is enough that it doesn’t put any pressure on your skull.
The uproar has a taptech button outside the ear cup that enables you to attend calls and control the music feature. You can use these headphones while travelling or in a gaming session as they are lightweight and sweat proof.
The skullcandy are known for their stylish attractive looks and awesome sound quality. The Uproar also has very sound quality. It delivers optimal full range of bass, treble, mids, high and vocals. The skullcandy claims that it has a very good sound quality that they call as the ‘Supreme Sound’ and will help you enjoy your music. The headphones have a very good noise cancellation as the earphones fits securely around the ears. The sound reproduction is also good with no unwanted bass and beats added. In other words, you’ll listen what the music artist wants you to listen. The sound is crisp and clear.
Stylish and appealing look.
Available in four different color combination.
Good noise cancellation.
No extra bass.
Feels uncomfortable when used for long hours.
Buy From:(amazon-Rs.1,849, flipkart-Rs.1,999)
Skullcandy Uprock (With Mic)
The Skullcandy Uprock stands fifth in our list of best headphones under Rs 2000.
The Skullcandy Uprock is available in different interesting colors, so you have a variety of options to choose from. Skullcandy is known for its appealing design and good sound quality. The Skullcandy Uprock Is an on ear headphones but they don’t cover the ears completely. The body built is of good quality plastic and seems durable. The cable wire is flat which makes it tangle free. It has a slider adjuster to adjust the circumference of the headphones so that it fits perfectly in your head. The slider headband is connected to the ear cup which can rotate to only a certain extent. Therefore, the Skullcandy Uprock fails to provide a secure fit.
The headphones lack foldable design and thus are not portable. They can be used while travelling as they are lightweight but the storage will be an issue. The inline microphone has a single button for answering or ending calls, and it can also be used to play/pause/change tracks.
The sound quality of this headphones is good and has a 40 mm driver that delivers a deep bass. The mids, lows and the highs are controlled and well-balanced. The sound reproduction is perfect. The headphones lack noise cancellation when the volume is lowered by 80 percent. These headphones are well suited for the bass lover as they provide a enough amount of bass that is needed to lift up your music experience, not too heavy nor too low. Overall the Skullcandy Uprock performs well in the sound quality and will give you a good music experience.
Controlled Bass response.
Good appealing design.
Compact and light weight.
No noise isolation.
Lacks foldable design and is not portable.
Buy From:(amazon-Rs.1.499, flipkart-Rs.1,499)
Sony MDR-XB250 Extra-Bass
The Sony MDR XB-250 is an upgrade to the XB-200. The technical specifications are not too different but the new iteration has an upgraded design. The Xb-250 is more stylish and curvier than its previous model. The headband of this headphones are connected to the adjustment sliders. The slider helps you to adjust the size of the headphone on your skull so that is fits properly. The adjustment sliders in turn is connected to a huge circular plastic button that rotates the ear cups 90 degrees.
The Sony XB250 lacks the foldable design and storage becomes a problem when you are travelling. They are available in black and white/purple colors and are very lightweight headphones weighing around 140 g only. The 1.2m tangle-free serrated cord has an L-shaped gold-plated 3.5mm plug at the end. The ear cap is soft and comfortable to use for long hours without ear fatigue.
The XB series headphones stands for ‘Extra Bass’ and Sony delivers on that up front. The noise cancellation is good once you increase the volume more than 80 percent, else the noise seems to seep in. Hence it does not have a perfect noise cancellation. The mids and the highs of the XB250 is descent but the extra bass just drowns out the other sound. Does not have a perfect sound reproduction coz of its extra added bass. It performs very well if you play some trans or pop music, but not suited for the normal smooth music. Overall it has a good sound quality and bass.
Extra Bass for bass lovers.
Stylish and appealing design.
Angular 3.5 mm Jack.
Lack Foldable design.
Bass drowns other low-frequency sound.
Only one year manufacturer warranty.
Buy From:(amazon-Rs.1,159, flipkart-Rs1,450)
AudioTechnica ATH-AX1iS SonicFuel
The Audio Technica ATH-AX1iS SonicFuel has an in-around ear design and are available in a variety of different interesting colors Because of the around ear design the headphones fits securely in the ear and feels comfortable when used for long hours. Apart from being comfortable, the headphones also provide a good noise isolation. Thanks to its earcap design which has a thick padding and secure fit and does not allow outside noise from entering in. There is also a good amount of swivel and flex provided to adjust the headphones properly around the ears so that it fits well for everyone. The entire body built is of plastic and the quality of the plastic is cheap. There is no padding on the lower part of the headband and may feel uncomfortable on the scalp.
The ATH-AX1iS has an inline remote and mic for playback and call management. The remote has a slider to adjust the volume of the music. The slider when pulled to its lowest position does not completely mute the music, only makes it soft enough to listen to outside sound. The slider control comes in handy to quickly lower the volume when required.
The ATH-AX1iS over-ear headphones feature 36 mm drivers for optimal sound. The headphones do not sound processed, filtered or artificial, as Audio-Technica always brings a well-designed tech when it comes to sound quality. That means it has a perfect sound reproduction with sufficient amount of bass and treble. As said before in the design part this headphone is good in cancelling the outside noise. They help you to provide a good music session without hampering the sound quality. Overall they are a good value for money and will not disappoint you.
Good sound reproduction.
Foldable which makes it portable.
Good noise cancellation.
Plastic Quality is not good.
Cables are thin and doesn’t seem durable.
Buy From:(amazon-Rs.1,519, flipkart-Rs.1,690)
Do leave a comment if you have any query or confusion about which headphone to buy. Also tell us about any headphones under 2000 which are good but not mentioned here.
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