The truly wireless earbuds or TWS segment saw unprecedented growth in 2020. Although the TWS segment has been there for a while now, 2020 was the year we saw an influx in their popularity. This is primarily because lots of smartphone makers in India jumped to this segment with their range of products. We saw brands like Xiaomi, Realme, and more democratising the segment with affordable pricing.
Then there were audio companies like the boat, Skullcandy, Play, and more that introduced some great affordable TWS in the market. What was interesting was the fact that products in the affordable segment delivered comfortable design and decent sound quality. As you already know that we recently rolled out the nominees for the Best Budget Truly Wireless Earbuds of 2020 for our first iteration of Indian Gadget Award 2020. And now, the jury has finally decided which TWS is the best of the best. However, before revealing the winner, let’s take a look at the nominees once again.
Nominees for the Best Budget Truly Wireless Earbuds of 2020 for the Indian Gadget Awards 2020
- Oppo Enco W51
- OnePlus Buds Z
- Realme Buds Air Pro
- Mee Audio X10
- Anker Soundcore Liberty 2
- Lypertek Tevi
Best Budget Truly Wireless Earbuds of 2020 – IGA 2020 Runner Up: Lypertek Tevi
Lypertek Tevi is probably one of the best truly wireless earbuds you can get in a budget. The device offers some great features, which are present in the high-end segment. The wireless earbuds offer Hi-Fi audio output with support for AAC and aptX TWS+ codec. The company has also added a dedicated DSP to process audio and makes it soothing for listening. It also offers excellent battery life and the wireless charging is just cherry on top. This coupled with convenient controls and comfortable wear experience makes it the Runner Up for the Best Budget Truly Wireless Earbuds of 2020.
Best Budget Truly Wireless Earbuds of 2020 – IGA 2020 Winner: OPPO Enco W51
And the award for the Best Budget Truly Wireless Earbuds of 2020 goes to OPPO Enco W51. The latest wireless earbuds have beaten all the other champions to become the best of the best. The hearable offers all the right features you need in a budget TWS. It comes with a 7mm dynamic drivers on each earbud that offers a wide range of frequency response rate. It also comes with nifty features like active noise cancellation, which is a rarity in the segment. There are six microphones which cut off wind and ambient sound for both calls and music. The wireless earbuds also have an algorithm to avoid the loss of audio quality when the ANC is turned on. This coupled with an impressive battery life of 20 hours, IP54 rating and smooth gesture features make it The best wireless earbuds you can get on a budget.