When Apple launched the AirPods in 2016, it set off a new phenomenon-these were wireless earphones that were also a style statement. Almost immediately, other brands followed-some were a rip-off of the AirPods, others had original design. Today, wireless earphones are available for as low as Rs 1,000 to more than Rs 20,000. But like in any product segment, it’s the mid-range that offers the best value-for-money. One of these is Amazfit PowerBuds by Huami, priced Rs 6,999.
The PowerBuds aren’t a rip-off of the AirPods, and these pack a technology punch. These are TWS (true wireless sports) earphones with features such as heart-rate monitoring, magnetic ear hooks, noise reduction for calls, etc., making it not only a good set of earphones, but also a fitness device.
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