This is Xiaomi’s first TWS earbuds product for Indian customers.
The real wireless earbuds market in India gets a new entry into Xiaomi this week. The brand was expected to release its TWS product a long time ago but RealMe decided to steal its thunder with Buds Air earlier this year. But now the Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 (a handful of names) will compete with several other names in this segment, starting at Rs 3,999 (which will be increased to Rs 4,499 in the coming months). Take a closer look at Xiaomi’s rivals.
Noise Shots X5 Pro
Most recent earphones support Bluetooth 5.0 for connecting devices. The company claims to offer 8 hours of playtime at a single fee.
It comes with a 2200mAh battery charging case, offering an additional 150 hours of playback time (18 more recharges). The case can reverse-charge any devices plugged into it. Earphones are rated IPX7 for water resistance, which means it can resist sweating from small splashes, light rain or workouts. It features 6mm graphene speaker drivers and a new Qualcomm chipset that brings OptX and AAC support to Hi-Fi audio. The device is priced at Rs 4,999 on the market.
Boat Airdrops 311 V2
This offering from the Indian manufacturer’s boat is great for athletes. It has a hook design that secures the earbuds to your ear. It has HD audio clarity and a good frequency response. Its IPX5 is waterproof so it’s good to work with. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 for connectivity. This gives you 3.5 hours of playback per charge. It has a multi-function button to invite your smart assistants. Their price is Rs 2,999.
Oppo Enco is free
Oppo has launched its real wireless earbuds in India for Rs 7,990. It comes with a 13.4mm dynamic driver with 120dB driver sensitivity. The device is loaded with a 31mAh battery, offering up to five hours of music playback at a single charge and an additional 20 hours with a 410mAh charging case. One can double-tap to pause or play music and answer the call. Furthermore, with Tap and Hold, one can activate Google Assistant.
Realme Buds Air
The device has a real-time dual-channel transmission, meaning one can use each earbud independently. It has a 12mm Big Bass driver and comes with Environment Noise Cancellation Technology. You can charge these wirelessly and use Buds Air for up to 17 hours of music playback. RealMe Buds Air Price Rs 3,999
JBL C100 TWS
The latest wireless earbuds from JBL are priced at Rs 7,999. It supports hands-free stereo calling, which enables users to make or receive calls. It comes with a 5.88mm sound driver and claims to offer 17 hours of battery life. Using Siri and Google Assistant you can get one-click access.
Detailed feature comparison.
Detailed Feature Comparison
Xiaomi True Wireless Earphones 2
Google, Alexa, Siri
Realme Buds Air
Oppo Enco Free
Boat Airdopes 311v2
Noise Shots X5 Pro
With its new TWS earbuds on the market, Xiaomi is looking to change the quality dynamics for buyers. As you can see in the graph above, the brand is offering a large range of drivers, offering a wide range of support for voice assistants without going overboard with the price. Xiaomi lags behind in battery life compared to Realme, JBL, and Oppo. The wireless earbuds market has been affordable over the last six months, and Xiaomi is excited to get the market pie with its first TWS earbuds device.