The 5 Best In-Ear Headphones Under 30 Bucks

The 5 Best In-Ear Headphones Under $30


Nothing beats popping in some earphones and listening to your favorite tracks while you grind away at the less amusing parts of life such as working out or mowing the grass. In-ear headphones have come along way in the past ten years, in both performance and portability and its also true that music makes most any part of your day better. But not everyone can or wants to drop three bills on a set of solid earphones. Luckily, a quality listening experience can still be had without blowing your rent money. In no particular order, here is our list of the 5 best in-ear headphones for under 30 bucks.

SkullCandy INK’d 2.0

Skullcandy INK'd 2.0 in-ear headphonesSkullcandy’s INK’D 2.0 earbuds can be had with only an hour’s worth of wages, and feature a customizable fit, 11mm speaker drivers, passive noise isolation, an inline mic with volume control, and a 1.3-meter nylon braided cable tangle-resistant cable. Available in several colors. ($10)


JLab JBuds J4M Earbuds

JLabs JBuds J4m In-Ear HeadphonesThe JBuds J4m In-Ear Headphones by JLabs boast a rugged aluminum housing with flexible exoskeleton armor throughout, and in-line mic with control buttons for answering calls mid-song, and a kevlar reinforced tangle-free flat cable. These earphones are heavy on the bass and provide clear, crisp highs for the money, while an included assortment of 7 silicone earbuds provide a comfortable, noise-isolating fit. ($25)


Panasonic RPTCM125K

Panasonic RPTCM125K In-Ear HeadphonesFor only fifteen bucks, the Panasonic RPTCM125K In-Ear Headphones come equipped with a 9mm speaker driver, a well balanced sound, a built-in single button universal remote and mic, and three pairs of ergonomic fit silicone earbuds. ($15)


Sony MDR-EX37B

Sony MDR-EX37B Earbud Style HeadphonesOur favorite in-ear headphones on the list and a steal at only fifteen dollars, Sony’s MDR-EX37B Earphones boast 9mm driver units that surprisingly offer a stronger, fuller sound than the other earphones we tested, along with a satisfyingly deep bass. They also sport three different hybrid silicone earbuds for a noise-isolating fit, a tangle-resistant Y-type cord, and a range of different colors to choose from. ($15)


Sennheiser MX 365

Sennheiser MX 365 EarphonesLong term wearing comfort along with high performance dynamic drivers systems that provide a bass-driven listening experience at up to 110 decibels make the Sennheiser MX 365 In-Ear Headphones perfect for the serious gamer or casual audiophile on a tight budget. ($15)


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