10 Cool Wireless Earbuds for Sporty Dudes
Because good music is an essential part of any workout.
(SPOT.ph) Wireless earbuds have become a coveted accessory not just for music lovers or commuters, but also for fitness enthusiasts. Usually lightweight, they remain in-ear as you run, jump, and lift to the tunes of your choice. Looking for a pair that can keep up with your active lifestyle? We list down options that are handy for your sweat sessions and have great sound quality to bring out the best in your go-to workout playlist.
These are the best sports wireless earbuds you can buy in Manila right now:
Galaxy Buds Pro (P9,990) from Samsung
Don't let its glossy exterior fool you: The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro can keep up with your active pursuits. With an IPX7 rating, they can be submerged up to a meter for 30 minutes, so you don't have to worry if you bring it to your next hiking trip with river crossings. The buds come with an Active Noise Canceling feature that filters out up to 99% of background noise, in case you really want to get your head into your workout. The pair is also equipped with Dolby Head Tracking technology that can give you a 360-degree audio experience—great for when you want to watch films late at night without waking anyone else up.
Available on Samsung Philippines.
X12 Ultra (P2,590) from Sabbat
The Sabbat X12 Ultra is an affordable option if you’re looking for a lightweight pair of beater earbuds. If you like listening to bass-heavy tunes to fuel your workouts, the X12 Ultra brings out the bass sound well. The pair only requires one hour of charging to enjoy up to eight hours of listening time. Its case, which doubles as a portable charger, can fully charge the pair up to four times.
ST-XX (P4,700) from Soul
Want a pair of earbuds that feel barely there on your ears? The Soul ST-XX is a good option for you: each bud only weighs four grams. The pair offers clear, crisp, and balanced sound in a lightweight package, it also easily pairs with a mobile device once you switch it on. Plus, it has a weatherproof rating of IPX5, which means it can withstand rainy conditions during a long run or the sweat from your ears as you wear it while working from home.
Available on Shopee.
CX Sport (P4,885) from Sennheiser
With its brand’s reputation for great speakers and headphones, the Sennheiser CX Sport delivers detailed sound even when in motion. Aside from its sleek and slim design, it’s easily customizable too. While it does come with a cable, you can easily tailor its length to your preference. It also has three fin sizes and four ear adapters to ensure it fits well. This pair connects via Bluetooth and has a three-button remote that lets you manage music and calls along with convenient voice prompts for controls.
Available on Lazada.
Endurance Dive (P5,299) from JBL
If you’re looking for a pair that you can wear while you’re swimming, the JBL Endurance Dive is a good option. With an IPX7 waterproof rating, it can be submerged in water anywhere between one to three meters for up to 30 minutes. It automatically powers on once you wear it and turns itself off after you’re done. While the pair comes with Bluetooth connectivity, you can also play your tracks with a built-in MP3 player that lets you store up to 200 songs.
Available on JBL Philippines.
Soundcore Liberty Neo (P5,495) from Anker
Weighing in at five grams, the Anker Soundcore Liberty Neo may be a lightweight, but packs a heavyweight punch sound-wise. It’s equipped with BassUP technology that instantly increases bass by up to 43%—a nice touch if you’re following an indoor cycling or rowing class from home but don’t want to disturb your housemates with the thumping music. The buds are quite grippy, so you don’t have to worry about them falling off in the middle of a cardio session. Plus, it has a waterproof rating of IPX5.
Available on Anker Philippines.
WF-SP800N (P10,990) from Sony
With an IP55 rating, this pair of Bluetooth earbuds from Sony will keep working no matter how sweaty you get or how dusty your terrain. It’s washable, and you can easily customize how the buds fit thanks to the five hybrid rubber silicone buds it comes with. The pair also has an Adaptive Sound Control function that automatically adjusts ambient sound settings to suit your activity, whether you’re running, walking, or standing in place catching your breath.
Available on Sony Philippines.
Sesh True Wireless Earbuds (P3,690) from Skullcandy
These noise-cancelling earbuds from Skullcandy are so lightweight that you won’t feel them—you will only hear the motivating riffs of your favorite song as you do that heavy squat set. Each bud has a button that allows you to take calls, or adjust the volume with a single press. It comes with a charging case that gives it extra juice when you’re on the go, but a full charge will give you up to 10 hours of battery life.
Elite Active 75T (P10,999) from Jabra
Living up to its name, the Jabra Elite Active 75T suits competitive athletes who need a pair of wireless headphones that can last as they sweat it out at the gym or in the field. It has a special grip coating that not even sweat or water can get it off your ears easily. Aside from being workout-proof with its IP57 rating, it’s equipped with four microphones that ensure you sound great should you need to answer calls. Paired with the Jabra Sound+ app, it has a novel way of catering your favorite music towards your personal hearing profile.
Available on Lazada.
Bose Sport Earbuds (P15,900)
They may be small, but the Bose Sport Earbuds can deliver big sound. The pair comes with Bose's signature volume-optimized active EQ; that means it automatically balances both high and low sounds so that if you happen to like listening to the Hamilton soundtrack as you do burpees, you’ll be able to hear every beat. Each bud comes with three soft, silicone tips to ensure a snug yet unshakeable fit.
Available on Eleksis.