Apple AirPods have been selling like hotcakes since their launch back in December 2016. Albeit some may complain their design isn’t too innovative and they’re really easy to lose, the convenience of being entirely wireless (with no wires between earphones) is something worth considering. That’s why we have decided to make a list of the top 5 Apple’s AirPords best alternatives coming out of China; let’s check them out!
Top 5 Best Chinese Apple AirPods Alternatives
1. IP010 Mini
If you like Chinese smartphones, then you probably like saving money as well, thus let’s begin with the cheapest pair of completely wireless Bluetooth earphones, the IP010 Mini.
You can find these cheap but not so compact Apple Airpods alternatives for about $24. They feature Bluetooth 4.2, CVC6.0 noise cancellation technology, it can be connected to multiple devices at the same time and it can be used to make calls as it packs a microphone as well.
The IP010 Mini is equipped with a 65mAh battery in each earbud and a 260mAh battery in the charging base it comes with. Autonomy is about 2.5 hours of music playing and 60 hours of standby time.
Next we have the JH-S9100 which retail for about $25. This set of earphones are wireless, waterproof, have touch controls, only weigh 5.3 grams each and come with a charging dock.
Specs wise, we find a Bluetooth 4.1 chip, 45mAh capacity batteries on each earbud and a much bigger 300mAh in the charging dock/case. The JH-S9100 have a battery life of about 2.5 hours when playing music, 3 hours of calls and a standy time of 48 hours.
3. Losence SP03
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The Losence SP03 are a pair of good looking earbuds that only weigh 4.1 grams each and can be used independently or in stereo mode.
This Airpods alternative features Bluetooth 4.1 and the advanced CVC 8.0 noise cancelling technology to make sound more clear. Battery wise, we find a 50mAh battery in each earbud, meanwhile the charging dock is equipped with a 250mAh capacity battery.
As far as autonomy is concerned, the Losence SP03 can get your 5 hours of music playing, 6 hours of calls and 110 hours in standby mode. These earphones cost around $32.
4. QCY Q29
Going up in quality and price, we have the QCY Q29 which retail for about $40. These earphones feature multi-devices connection support, DSP smart noise cancelling technology and touch controls.
The QCY Q29 come with Bluetooth 4.1, 45mAh batteries on each bud and a 220mAh charging dock. The battery life you can expect out of them is 2.5 hours of music playing / calling and 30 hours of standby time; these earphones can fully charge in less than one hour.
5. Crazybaby Air
Last but not least, we have one of the more premium Apple Airpods alternatives you can get from China — the Crazybaby Air. Crazybaby, a small startup based in China recently managed to crowdfund these beautifully designed entirely wireless earphones and charging dock which could be pre-ordered for just $89 during the Indiegogo campaign (with a retail price tag of $169).
The Crazybaby Air are the first earbuds to use a 998 carbon nanotube diaphragm to deliver hi-fidelity wireless music, they also come with 5.2mm customized speaker drivers and the latest CSR decoding chip to provide a reliable connection.
Other specs include Bluetooth 4.2, IP66 water resistant, CVC 8th generation noise cancelling technology and weigh about 4 grams each. The built-in batteries will ensure 3 hours of music listening and 4 hours of calling, if you use the charging dock you can get up to 15 hours of music and 20 hours of calling.
The Crazybaby Air are available in White and Black.
Top 5 Best Chinese Apple AirPods Alternatives – Conclusion
As you can see, we have lots of Apple AirPods alternatives at different price ranges to please as many people as possible. Now let us know, which one did you like the most? So maybe we can request a few samples and report back to you in a full review.