The best budget wireless earbuds for 2024

The best budget wireless earbuds for 2024

It used to be difficult to find cheap wireless earbuds that weren’t trash. Today, though, it’s much less of a struggle to get something good enough without spending triple digits. And with headphone jacks all but extinct on most new smartphones, that should be the case. Still, some models are better than others. If you’re looking to upgrade, we’ve researched and tested more than a dozen wireless earbuds that cost less than $100 and sorted out our top picks below. While none of them beat our absolute favorite wireless earbuds in terms of sound quality or noise cancellation, the best can provide a surprisingly polished experience for a fraction of the price. This is a busy market with new contenders arriving all the time, but for now, here are the best budget wireless earbuds we’ve tried.

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By John Routledge

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