I wanted to buy Senso activbuds and hence was searching on Amazon, to my surprise I found two upgraded wireless sports headphones at much low price (with minor difference of $1 or $2)…….Outium, Hopday U8 and the Small target…
Wow.. All these earbuds are having great sound quality as well as advanced features like IP68 water and dust resistance rating or a IPX7 waterproof rating, perfect compatibility with all devices via Bluetooth V4.1 + EDR Aptx codec audio technology, CVC6.0 Passive noise cancellation technology … And all these power packed features you get at very low price. They are great for Gym, running, climbing, jumping, dancing, jogging, driving or any other indoor or outdoor sport activity.
Best Wireless Sports Earphones under $30 in 2018
So here I will try to explain some features of all these headphones this will be helps you for the selecting best and suitable wireless headphones for you…
Lets see what are the common features of Senso ActivBuds S-250 Vs Otium Vs Small Target Vs HOPDAY U8 :
Comfortable Design for Sport fans:
All wireless headphones have a premium soft and smooth silicone gel surface ear buds which are sweat proof. The Neckband design prevents troublesome wires from tangling during workout. These headphones are simply great for Running, jogging, hiking, biking, Gym etc. The ear buds stay in ear with comfortable ear hook.
They are provided with three different sizes of ear tips Small, Medium, Large ear-tips (package included) so that you can customize their fit to you needs exactly.
(Please choose suitable ear-tips and wear your headphone tightly when you are running or cycling, it will help you to ignore the annoying wind noise.)
All the headphones are having different color choices…. Hopday is available in Red color, Senso and small target is available in two color combination of Black/Red, and the Otium is available only in Black color. Excellent Sound and voice quality:
All these headphones are having a built-in HD microphone with CVC 6.0 passive noise cancellation technology which reduces outside noises like inside a gym or running, cycling on the road.. This wireless sports headphones are equipped with Bluetooth 4.1 + EDR APT-X audio technology which gives you perfect stereo sound and superb bass.
Just remember that compared to Bluetooth 4.0 the latest advanced Bluetooth 4.1 technology features and stable signal transmission, clearer sound quality and lower power consumption. The APTX is an innovative codec that enables CD-like quality audio over Bluetooth for those who expect crystal clear audio from their headphones… Clear high and low volume from best wireless ear buds.
(Please choose suitable ear tips and wear tour headphones tightly when you are running or in workout, it will help you to reduce the annoying wind noise.)
Connecting with multiple Devices quickly:
Faster pairing with smart phones, tablets and other Bluetooth enabled music devices. One more thing is that the can be easily paired with up to two Bluetooth devices at a time, which means you will never miss the important incoming calls or messages whenever you will be driving or exercising in the gym.
With wireless range up to 33 feet in open space, you can enjoy music and receive the phone calls with built in microphone.
Sweat Proof and water resistant:
All these are the Water Resistant and sweat proof which means you will enable to listen music or on phone call if you are running in in the rain or splashing the head 😛
In Hopday IP68 waterproof and sweat proof technology will ensure that your headphones work normally while you are running or exercising as well as all other headphones features a upgraded IPX7 nano coating sweat proof rating i.e Keep the earphones working well no matter you are getting drenched in sweat after a workout.
Just quick knowledge for you regarding the water resistance ratings:
The IPX7 rating means temporary immersion in water up to 3 feet i.e (1 meter) your device is still going to work well. The IPX5 rating which means will protect your device from water jets at any direction. IP followed by two numbers which indicates (6) dust resistance and second number (8) indicates the water proofing ability.
Hands free control and Light in Weight:
Supports automatically reporting in-coming phone number which means you will never miss a call and need not reach out your phone. One of the things I liked about incoming call notification feature is that they give you a notification when a call is coming in. you can control volume like skip /forward music tracks without using your mobile. on the right side ear bud the volume control buttons are available by using this you can change ,stop music.
All headphones are light in weight. Small target and Otium is having same weight is about 0.64 ounce as compared to this Senso is light in weight is about 0.16 ounce but compared to Senso surprisingly Hopday is design at only 0.8 ounces net weight which makes you feel comfortable during running or workout.
Perfectly Long lasting Battery life:
Senso ActivBuds S-250 works for 8 hours and take 1 to 2 hours to full charge
Otium works for 5 hours which very lower than Senso.
Hopday headphones take about 2 hours to fully charge but plays for 9 hours with stand by time of 250 hours .
But as compared to Hopday small target headphones take 1.5 hours to fully charge and work for same as Hopday is Up to 9 hours..
Battery status will be automatically displayed on the iOS phone.
There is a micro USB cable to charge your headphones which means you can use standard smartphone charger to recharge headphones J (Note : Please charge your headphone when in low battery life to achieve better Bluetooth connection and protect your battery.)
Let’s go to details:
Now here I have enlisted all the features for your quick reference and understanding ….. Colors in the feature cells will make the life easy and you will get comparison in few seconds … So lets see..
Senso ActivBuds S-250 Vs Otium Vs Small Target Vs HOPDAY U8 Wireless Sports Headphones Specs Comparison:
|Senso ActivBuds S-250||Otium||Small Target||HOPDAY U8|
|Best Buy Offer||Best Buy||Best Buy||Best Buy||Best Buy|
|Bluetooth||V4.1||V4.1+ EDR APTX||V4.1 EDR||V4.1 EDR|
|Noise Cancellation||CVC 6.0 Passive Noise Cancellation Technology|
|Built in Microphone||Yes ,Built Microphone ,stereo with wind noise reduction|
|Range||33 feet(10 meter)|
|Compatibility||Quick connection with All SmartPhones, Tablets and Music Players|
|Charging Time||1-2 hours||1.5 hours||2 hours|
|Working time||8 hours||5 hours||9 hours||9 hours|
|Standby Time||220 hours||160 hours||250 hours||250 hours|
|Hands free control||Yes, Control music and phone call without touching your phone.|
|Sweat Proof and Water Proof||IPX7 water proof rating with nano coating||IP68 Waterproof and sweat proof as well as Dust resistant|
|Charging Port||Micro USB|
|Dimension||4.9×1.3×4.7 inches||1.4×0.6×6.0 inches||1.4×0.6×0.6 inches||1.3×0.5×1.1 inches|
Small Summary and Recommendation for selecting best wireless Bluetooth headphones:
[prices quoted in this post as as on 9 Jan 2018 and readers are advised to check latest prices online before purchase]
Senso ActivBuds S-250 : Best Buy
The Senso headphones are expensive than the other and its bulky design might not suit everyone.
Otium: Best Buy
If you are looking for an affordable pair of headphones to wear in gym or workout so you can choose the Otium wireless headphones. But some difficulties experienced during handling the volume control buttons as we tested.
Small target: Best Buy
Small target wireless sport earphones with built in mic and IPX7 waterproof rating (which means you can simple submerge them in water). Stable Fit in ear and Noise isolating stereo headset with 9 hour working time with quick charge in 1.5 hours for running or workout (upgraded).
Hopday U8: Best Buy
Cheapest amongst all… at low price fulfills all your requirements. More light in weight as compared to other. Advanced IP68 waterproof and dust resistance technology .long lasting battery life 9 hours working time with 250 hours standby time take 2 hours to fully charge.
So bottom line is you can go for Hopday U8 which are best of best .. IPX68 rating .. best music time .. lowest price .. call is yours 🙂