In this quick review article of Headphones, we have selected some cool headphones in 1000 rupees budget. This article features best-selling headphones from iBall, iDance, Philips, and JBL.
iDance JOCKEY 400 Headphone
Fashion has made its way into everything and the iDance JOCKEY 400 headphone proves it. Priced at 999 INR (Amazon.in), this wired over ear headphone has successfully managed to combine style with features. Its eye-catching design and unexpected flexibility are unmatchable with any other headphone in the market.
The flexible design enables this headphone to fit on any head size, but the problem may arise because of the supra-aural earcups. It is not meant for long sessions even when the earcups come covered with extra soft cushions. However, the padded headband can be appreciated for providing great level of comfort to the user.
Sound and Microphone Quality
Huge 44m driver units generate much louder audio that gets even enhanced by the closed back design. Although the frequency response range of 15 – 20,000 Hz is common in headphones of this price segment, but the depth of bass that this headphone has achieved is hard to find anywhere else. Neodymium magnets result in immersive and high-quality music listening experience.
The high impedance of 32 Ohm makes it best suited for premium high power devices, but that does not mean it is incompatible with other devices. As far as a device houses a 3.5mm port, you can enjoy your favorite songs on this headphone also.
The built-in not so good microphone allows users to voice/video call their distant friends.
The headband arms are so flexible that they can be folded to achieve minimal size making the whole unit ultra-portable. Cord length of 1.5 meter limits the usefulness to portable devices only.
- Arms can be folded to combine the earcups for better portability.
- High-quality audio output.
- Powerful driver units.
- Stylish design.
- Short cord.
- High impedance of 32 Ohm.
|Types||Wired Connectivity, Super-aural Headset|
|Technical details||Frq: 15-20000 Hz; Imp: 32 Ohm; Sen: 108 dB/mW; Driver Units : 44 mm|
|Features||Extra Bass, Inline Micrphone, Foldable Headset|
|Check Online||iDance 400|
Philips O’Neill Cruz SHO3300 Over Ear Headphone
The Philips SHO3300 is a durable and modular product that you can get for just 920 INR from Amazon.in. It features a futuristic design with a great level of flexibility. The attractive design and superior sound quality have made this headphone popular among the music lovers.
The flat cushions on the earcups give a long-lasting comfort without blocking the sound. Headband is made up of plastic, which is really flexible in this Headphone set.
The sliders on both sides of headband make it adjustable to fit on any head. Though there is no padding on the headband itself which results in a little annoying feel.
The combination of closed back ear cups and their circumaural design help you get isolated from the environment around. 32mm drivers made out of neodymium magnets produce louder sounds with great depth. Frequency response range of 19 – 21000 Hz seems enough to produce high-quality bass and treble levels. Maximum power input of 30mW and high impedance of 32 Ohm can prove to be a big disappointment for many.
The whole headphone is made up of small parts that get popped out when enough force is applied. This feature provides extra durability and portability. The 1.2-meter tangle free copper cord is good for outdoors, but will fall short if you plan to use it on your desktop.
- Durable and stylish design.
- Soft cushions on the earcups make it comfortable to use.
- Good bass and treble levels.
- Modular parts.
- Maximum power input of 30mW only.
- High impedance of 32 Ohm.
- 2 meter may fall short for indoor uses.
|Types||On-the-ear Headphone, Wired, Neodymium Magnet|
|Technical Details||30 mW: Max Power input; 32 mm Driver units|
Philips SHO3305 Headphone
Originated from Netherland and now popular Indian brand Philips is focusing more towards the budget section these days. The Philips SHO3305 headphone comes in three different colors all of which are available under 1000 INR. People like this headphone because of the great musical experience it provides.
Flat and extra-soft cushions on the earcups try to make the headphone comfortable, but the supra-aural design limits long use. You can set the size of this headphone according to your head seize because of the adjustable headband.
The Philips SHO3305 headphone is a beast when it comes to high-quality sound. 32 mm driver units with frequency response range of 19 – 21,000 Hz produce deep bass and sharp treble. Neodymium magnets result in ultra-loud sound levels. However, the maximum power input of 30 mW is a big disappointment.
Almost every part of this headphone can be removed and refitted by the user himself. L-shape connector ensures long durability but also results in a little annoyance. It only comes with a 1.2-meter cable that will fall short in most cases.
- Deep bass and sharp treble.
- Neodymium magnets.
- Modular parts.
- Not good for long durations.
- Short cord.
- Maximum power input of 30 mW only.
|Feature||On-ear Isolating cushions, Adjustable Headbands, L-shape connector|
|More at||Philips SHO3305|
JBL T250 SI over Ear Headphone
The T250 over the ear Headphone is an entry-level product into the world premium headphones manufactured by the American audio electronics company JBL. It is available on Amazon.in with a price tag of 994 INR. Sound quality of this headphone is bad considering the price, but the build quality is really unmatchable.
The adjustable ear cups with soft cushions can fit on the ears of any size. Padded headband with adjustable slider provides extra comfort during long music listening sessions. The earcups have circumaural design that fits right on to your ears giving more immersive experience.
For the price, the specs on this headphone are of average quality. You only get the brand name and nothing much else. Frequency response range of 20 – 20,000 Hz is not much wide for a headphone like this. The bass and treble levels are not that much appreciable but give a decent output.
Impedance of 32 Ohms will require more power to produce loud music, so you have sure of using it only with those devices, which have high power output. It can meet your musical expectations, but there are better options available if you can compromise on the brand name.
Retractable headband slider and the light weightiness make the JBL T250 SI over the ear headphone much portable. You can easily use this headphone outside without much of hassle, thanks to the optimal length of the cord.
- Premium built quality.
- Superb comfort.
- Stylish design.
- Best for outdoors.
- Bass and treble levels are not that great.
- The price you pay seems a little extra.
|Tech Info||20 to 20K Hz Dynamic frequency; 32 ohms impedance, high power magnetic drivers|
|Other details at||JBL T250SI|
iBall Headet with Mic Dhak Dhak
The Dhak Dhak headphone from Indian brand iBall is a great device for those people who like comfort more than the quality of sound. However, it seems a little overpriced at 699 INR, but that is manageable as soon as you get what you have been promised.
Thanks to the circumaural design that the earcups easily fit on any ear for high-level comfort. The iBall Dhak Dhak Headphone can be easily used for long durations because of the soft cushions. Adjustable design is another feature of this headphone.
The bass and treble levels are average, but the crispiness is not. Large 40mm driver units generate sensitivity of 113 dB, which is pretty loud. This headphone also suffers the same problem of high impedance (32 Ohm).
The headphone is also equipped with an omnidirectional microphone with a sensitivity of -40 dB.
This headphone comes with a 2.3-meter cord, which is longer than you would ever need. However, the inline volume controls can provide the user some relief.
- Super comfortable
- 3 meter long cord
- Inline Volume controls
- Bass levels are not much deep
- High impedance of 32 Ohm
Just because of its huge weight, we do not endorse this iBall headphone. However, I cannot disrespect the fact that it can produce loud & clear sound and captures powerful audio through its well-designed mic. Unexpected but true the Mic has an in-line volume controller, too, allowing users to set the right volume so that the listener other side gets ear-friendly audio.
|Feature||Wired, 3.5mm Jack, With MIC|
|Weight||390 grams; 28.6×22.4×8.6 cm|
|Full info at||iBall Dhak Dhak|