What We Like
- swiveling earcups, extendable headband
What We Don’t Like
- not sweatproof
- can’t be used if not wired
- uses older Micro-USB version
- bass is a bit too boosted
JBL Tune 500BT is one of the best headphones under $50 with an on-ear design. On-ear products are popular for consumers who are always on the go and who need a portable and easily foldable design. On-ear devices are also ideal partners for a long trip or commute. This pair of best headphones under $50 from JBL may be considered small scale but they can actually offer more powerful drivers compared to its earbuds competition.
The design of this pair of best headphones under $50 is made to be comfortable, durable and flexible. It also features swiveling earcups and an extendable headband, making it customizable for people with larger heads. This pair of best headphones under $50 from JBL can also be used for sports and gaming, but take note that they are not really sweatproof, so use it with caution.
The battery life of this pair of best headphones under $50 from JBL is pretty impressive and worth getting a headline; one full charge offers 18 hours of battery life. For users who have a habit of forgetting to charge their electronics at night, they can do a quick charge for, let’s say, for 5 minutes, and get to enjoy around 1 hour of playback. How cool is that?
This pair of best headphones under $50 from JBL is perfect for commanding voice assistants that links you to your electronic tasks and for calls on the go. You don’t also need to bother yourself with remote controls as this device has built-in physical buttons that are very user friendly.
A small drawback on this pair of best headphones under $50 is that when the battery dies, it’s bad news for the user because there’s no way to use this product as wired. This pair of best headphones under $50 also uses an older version of Micro-USB and the materials on the earpads’ fabric feels a little bit too synthetic and tacky.
Sound-wise, the bass is a bit too boosted, to the point that it already masks other sound ranges. Audiophiles who are looking for pure sound quality may find this pair of best headphones under $50 a bit not fit for their trip. Overall, this pair of best headphones under $50 is ideal for consumers on a budget who just want to use a pair of headphones with a friendly price that offers wireless connectivity for videos or daily casual use.