The best wireless earbuds under $100 (2020)

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The wireless earbuds market is huge and there are plenty of options that won’t put you out of too much cash yet still deliver that cordless life with touch controls and great audio. So Becca Farsace got her hands on seven pairs of wireless earbuds from JLab, Skullcandy, 1More, OnePlus, and JBL to see which is the best option under $100.
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Skullcandy Sesh Evo (Amazon) -
Skullcandy Indy Evo (Amazon) -
OnePlus Buds (Amazon) -
OnePlus Buds Z (OnePlus) -
1MORE Piston Buds (1MORE) -
JBL Tune 215TWS (JBL) -
JLab Epic Air ANC (JLab) -
How Becca tests and reviews wireless earbuds:
Becca’s Spotify playlist -
0:00 Intro
0:45 Dope beats
0:52 What makes a good wireless earbud?
1:40 Mic Test / Earbud lineup
2:20 How Becca tests earbuds
2:45 OnePlus Buds Z
4:42 Skullcandy Indy Evo
7:01 JLab Epic Air ANC
9:15 The best wireless buds under $100
9:40 Conclusion
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  • Mickey Philes

    Mickey Philes

    3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Is good to game on mobile on the one plus buds?

  • Designs By Nate

    Designs By Nate

    5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I appreciate how you mentioned what you were reviewing and the price for each, before you reviewed each pair.

  • Ayush Gupta

    Ayush Gupta

    5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Nice !

  • XRay Plays

    XRay Plays

    7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    What about galaxy buds plus

  • Teddy Gosker

    Teddy Gosker

    8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I love talking on the phone as well

  • Chris Daniel

    Chris Daniel

    10 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This chick...

  • Yahia ElRashidy

    Yahia ElRashidy

    10 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Where is Anker's ?!

  • Live Like Lex

    Live Like Lex

    10 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Great reviews of these products! I made a video about the MPOW X3 Wireless Earbuds if anyone is interested :)

  • xXBea5t100Xx


    11 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Honestly love the vibes this video gives off keep it up(:

  • Chibi


    15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    this video was the most helpful out of many. thanks!

  • Kyro M Hamilton

    Kyro M Hamilton

    18 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    That was actually a really good review, fair play!!

  • its Willy

    its Willy

    22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    What bout the jbl



    25 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    That's a dope jacket

  • Aarbaz Alam

    Aarbaz Alam

    26 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    There should have been an Anker Soundcore Wireless Earbuds. There buds are really good. Using the Life P2 and satisfied with the price of £30/$40. Noise isolation is amazing, the mic is ok. Also having an Android Phone supporting aptX Codec is just a bliss listening to music in this earpods. Just want to make me buy their Liberty Air which are priced a bit high but would be worth that extra money i guess.

  • Mike Kelly

    Mike Kelly

    26 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I got my clone airpods pro at iplaypods .co
    and they are awesome. Sound and mic so fluid and clean. Because you do not need to spend 250$ on Apple ones when you can have something like this for cheaper price.

    • Tomas Smith

      Tomas Smith

      26 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      awesome ones. I got them to.

  • Pvsa Morgan

    Pvsa Morgan

    26 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Best review on earbuds!

  • Nikhil S

    Nikhil S

    26 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I'm a proud Becca simp

  • Arlette Mares

    Arlette Mares

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    My brother has the Skullcandy Evo and they always disconnect.



    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Where's the jbl?

  • Blocky_Bhai


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Humko tumse pyaar ho gya h
    ( Fallen in love with you ) ❤️ . . Though this was the first ever video of yours I have seen

  • Andrew Kwame Awere

    Andrew Kwame Awere

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    would love to see some no silicon/ foam recommendations. unfortunately while my left ear is "normal" my right ear cant keep any silicon/foam tips in without fatigue

  • Josiah Delio

    Josiah Delio

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I just bought the indie evos and I gotta say I'm not impressed. The overall quality was disappointing

  • faisal moidutty

    faisal moidutty

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Becca rocks.... Awesome 👍

  • Tokiomi Tohsaka

    Tokiomi Tohsaka

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I bought a pair of Soundcore liberty air 2 earbuds about 6 months ago, and the battery degradation is crippling (from 6 hours to under 3). I am going to stay away from wireless earbuds and go back to wired.

  • Lidzz 101

    Lidzz 101

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    The Skull candy indy evo’s are on sale on amazon for $54!

  • Wendy Tully

    Wendy Tully

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Much appreciated for the 'great review' on earbuds.



    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Androgynous child like person reviewing earbuds? How can we take her seriously? 🤯

  • Khalid Alamin

    Khalid Alamin

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    No Truengine SE 3 ???

  • Kyreem


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I love her!

  • Kartikey Verma

    Kartikey Verma

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Me waiting for JBL review

  • heyimjed


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Such a good review and seems like a very nice person as well. Love da vid

  • Brian Pupecki

    Brian Pupecki

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Thinking a about the jlabs. I don't like the airpod wannabe look of the OnePlus. I also kinda like the leather case a bit

  • Samuel Sawian

    Samuel Sawian

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    You’re cool. You should do more reviews. Also, great smile 😊

  • Aldo Arroyo

    Aldo Arroyo

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    and the JBL????

  • Immortal Potato

    Immortal Potato

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Nah mate. Try the Tozo nc9

  • Strahinja Prole

    Strahinja Prole

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    For me wireless earbuds are awesome. I love them so much. I got my at iplaypods,co and they are awesome. Great quality and price. Noise cancellation is great, mic is fluid, design is same as apple. 10/10 from me.

  • Scorehound


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    For myself, I would have to say that the JLab earbuds would be more convenient for someone who travels simply because the charging cable is built into the case so one wouldn't have to remember to bring the charging cable when traveling.

  • Shea Kadoke

    Shea Kadoke

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Just bought Skullcandy indy ANC for $85.99 today at best buy watching this video made me laugh so hard when she said she wish she had wireless charging and AN C is rare under $100 which is true these headphones also have the Tile app so if you do misplace them you have GPS location as well as they will chime when you get close enough. I would also like to add if you buy the Skullcandy Indy ANC from the Skullcandy website while you are there they will give you a 25% off product code making those headphones under $100 automatically

  • Ryan


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Very very good review.
    Thumbs up.

  • S.E. 18

    S.E. 18

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Soundpeats has very solid options for less than $50

  • Marc Michael

    Marc Michael

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I got my pods at iplaypods,co
    and they are INSANE. I love them so much because of their quality. Sound and mic are awesome. My recommendation.

    • Robert Charles

      Robert Charles

      16 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @The Awesome Jeffrey i got them

    • The Awesome Jeffrey

      The Awesome Jeffrey

      17 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Your pods?

    • Robert Charles

      Robert Charles

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Awesome wireless earbuds. I love them so much.

  • Sri Tej Koduru

    Sri Tej Koduru

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Hey, I have been using buds z from OnePlus, they are awesome!

    • Aaron Lobo

      Aaron Lobo

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Sri Tej Koduru yup, thought of waiting until May, maybe with 9 series they might get some additional to buds too! Well hopefully lol.

    • Sri Tej Koduru

      Sri Tej Koduru

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Aaron Lobo even I was talking about OnePlus type-c bullets! wait for some time man! you already own good one! buds z are good for mobility!

    • Aaron Lobo

      Aaron Lobo

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Sri Tej Koduru Hey btw, I'm referring to the type C bullets, the wired earphones from One Plus. Compared to that is the buds z worth an upgrade? Call and music quality wise?

    • Sri Tej Koduru

      Sri Tej Koduru

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Aaron Lobo I was one of the first to get budsZ delivered in India!

    • Aaron Lobo

      Aaron Lobo

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Thanks* haha

  • Shafi Mohd

    Shafi Mohd

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    What do you feel about Edifier x3?

  • super spoon56

    super spoon56

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    someone: its wirelesss me: there not wireless inside wires they are in the buds

  • Niidea1986


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Pay a bit more and get the samsung live. They are simply better.

  • Will Lord

    Will Lord

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I love how fantastic the theme of this video is, not everyone can spend over £100 on headphones. Great to see this content and who doesn't love a Becca Verge vid ☺️

  • Shashikant Choubey

    Shashikant Choubey

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    How beautiful can person be.. Becca undoubtedly is ❤️

  • Nathan Flores

    Nathan Flores

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    should i buy the skullcansy indy anc or the galaxy buds live?

  • Duchard Joseph

    Duchard Joseph

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Thank you for this review Becca! Skull candies for the win 🙌🏾

  • Izzie


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    SoundPeats H1 and Sonic need to be added

  • Nihar Bhaskar

    Nihar Bhaskar

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Thankyou for this video

  • Steven Casteel

    Steven Casteel

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Downvoted for virtue signaling with a mask OUTSIDE for a video. Lame.

  • David Slokar

    David Slokar

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    The skullcandy buds are 50dollars now

  • Nawaz Khan

    Nawaz Khan

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Hi Love From India,
    I have bought OP Buds Z but I'm facing low volume issue any solution please ? Thanks for the review after all

  • Mohit Verma

    Mohit Verma

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This is what we actually needed ❤️

  • Vishnu Makham

    Vishnu Makham

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Hey Becca , can you guys do a review on best smart watches also?, This one was great!!

  • Debopriyo Basu

    Debopriyo Basu

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Listening on Oneplus Buds Z

    • Debopriyo Basu

      Debopriyo Basu

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Aaron Lobo yes. I have used both. Call quality is average. I also have a Oppo Enco W31 and OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z. They both sound significantly better than OnePlus Buds Z in phone calls.

    • Aaron Lobo

      Aaron Lobo

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Debopriyo Basu thanks. Have you used both? Also hows the call quality?

    • Debopriyo Basu

      Debopriyo Basu

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Aaron Lobo Buds Z is much better sounding than Bullets Type C.

    • Aaron Lobo

      Aaron Lobo

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Have you used one Plus type c bullet earphones? Is buds z worth upgrading?

  • Jayesh G

    Jayesh G

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Love it

  • The Animator Draws

    The Animator Draws

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    If you see heyday wireless earbuds, dont buy them. The bass is horrible and they feel very cheap.

  • RUHTAB Singh

    RUHTAB Singh

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Skullcandy really delivers when it comes to sound quality. Speaking personally skullcandy has never disappointed me. I recently bought Indy fuel and they’re awesome. Happy with my purchase!! Skullcandy rocks!!!!

  • Onkar Kadam

    Onkar Kadam

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    And that's how you do a review and comparison... To the point and fun. ❤️

  • Alex Bradshaw

    Alex Bradshaw

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Becca honestly brightens my day.

  • shreyansh doshi

    shreyansh doshi

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Jbl Tws Tune 220 or one plus buds. Which one is better?

  • Glenn Germain

    Glenn Germain

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    People be sleeping on anker soundcore

  • Paul James

    Paul James

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    A few days ago, i bought the GPED wireless earbuds, it's too amazing! The sound is pretty and the price is so cheap! It has 50% coupons now, go !

  • Sekou Terry

    Sekou Terry

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    First off, excellent review. I would have loved an opinion on Sony's WF-XB700 (Around $60 as of writing). They only have IPX4 compared to IPX55 for the OnePlus buds, but I wonder if the "extra bass" claimed by Sony holds up.

  • vivek daiya

    vivek daiya

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    SkullCandy Indy Evo actually has a secure fit in my Initial use.

  • newfnshow031


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Get the tribit flybuds 3

  • Jack CC

    Jack CC

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I have subscribed, but I bought Racokky MA15 earbuds a few days ago, the price is only £25.99, they sound pretty good. Thanks

  • Artem X

    Artem X

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • Ariel


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Marry Me

  • Moe Da

    Moe Da

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Which one is good for long calls ?

  • kingkoy007


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Great review! Wish you can do a top wireless earbuds for 2020? Not just under a specific price

  • antzgreen


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Lmao Small ear/tiny ear hole person here: I know it doesn't fall under 100$ but hear me out I honestly I can't stand ear buds with that weird rounded rubber thing. It causes that underwater feeling which I hate but also I have tiny ears and ear holes so its prone to push itself out of my ear and fall out and im constantly pushing it back in and adjusting. The galaxy buds live (aka the beans) are amazingly comfortable and secure and have impressive sound quality and oomph for what I expected. If wireless earbuds are a must have and you suffer like me, coughing up the extra dough for the beans is worth it. Especially on sale

  • ‘_’


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Best wireless anti static wrist band

  • Roshan Deep

    Roshan Deep

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I love your hairstyle

  • Bimo Dwi Satrio

    Bimo Dwi Satrio

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Best buds reviewer on the planet!

  • Tanmay Jamwal

    Tanmay Jamwal

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    It would be great if they tested ankers

  • John Jr

    John Jr

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I hope to see more reviews of budget products like various Wyze products (like the Wyze Band, Wyze Watch, Wyze Scale, Wyze Cam, et cetera), budget phones, budget tablets, budget computers, phone cases / holsters, budget smart watches / smart bands, budget graphics cards, budget dress shoes, budget phone headsets, budget clothing, budget eyeglasses, budget wallets, et cetera) by Becca Farsace because she did a great job with this video; keep up the good work.

  • SimsForever


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I got the samsung galaxy buds plus for 99 pounds

  • Sumit Kumar

    Sumit Kumar

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    That Mac Pro in the background when talking about low budget tech 😵

  • Pulkit Chaudhary

    Pulkit Chaudhary

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Her hairstyle👀😻

  • David


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Galaxy Buds Plus are always on sale for $99 and are way better than any of these

  • Cowicide


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Excellent video. It's great to see someone review things like this with a budget in mind. Too many reviewers seem to think most of their viewers are all independently wealthy and money is no object.

  • Lolitha Ratnayake

    Lolitha Ratnayake

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    you missed moto charge buds which comes for free with box of moto g play $200 phone

  • Constantijn


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Excellent review!

  • Rahul Pratyush

    Rahul Pratyush

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Am I the only one who’s getting troubles opening becca’s playlist

  • Vincent Nicopolsky

    Vincent Nicopolsky

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I have to say: I love Becca's videos. She's so sweet

  • Cassidy Liston

    Cassidy Liston

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Your video on the Pixel Buds convinced me to get them... but the left bud kept losing sync with my Pixel4a5g. So I returned them for the Samsung Galaxy Buds+. They're okay, I guess, and only $90 on a Black Friday sale.

  • Kunj Chauhan

    Kunj Chauhan

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Which phone is that?

  • Football is here

    Football is here

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Why is she so dry?

  • Linda Duffy

    Linda Duffy

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    what would you suggest for me who can't get buds to fit since I have ear canals as small as most kids? Even with the smallest tips, they fall out.

  • gcforreal


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    You and dieter bohn are 2 of my favorite tech reviewers. Keep it up !

  • Hilal Younus

    Hilal Younus

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    What abt the beats flex?

  • Aditya Kashyap

    Aditya Kashyap

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Damn this playlist is great!! Pumpin up the indie jams on the earbuds!! I like it

  • dhruv holla

    dhruv holla

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I got the Jabra elite 65ts for 30 dollars lol

  • Nawaz Khan

    Nawaz Khan

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Hi Becca, Love from India.
    Thank You For The Awesome Video.

  • jonteaches


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Becca, you’re wonderful. 🙏

  • PNWHookSet


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Skip all of these. For $20 you can get the RUMIXI Model H01. Does everything these do and more; the ear bud case acts as a charger for your buds and a 2000mAh powerbank for a quick charge for other devices. Look it up at Amazon. Wont be disappointed and good starter pair. These big tech channels are just paid ads for big companies, not for helping consumers.

  • flawedhypothesis


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Not to take anything from an excellent reviewer, but these things are vastly overrated. If they (Apple et al) hadn't killed the headphone jack to create this market space it would never have taken hold.