5 Best aptX Earbuds and Earphones That You Can Buy

Namrata Gogoi

Music has become such an integral part of our lifestyle that we can't imagine it without a pair of good earphones or earbuds. And at Guiding Tech, we are no exceptions either. Our lifestyle is incomplete without a pair of wireless earbuds since everyone is hellbent on killing the headphone jack.

Best Apt X Earbuds And Earphones That You Can Buy

So, if you're on the market for quality wireless earphones, it makes sense if you get your hands on quality earphones with support for aptX Bluetooth codec.

How will you identify a good pair of wireless earbuds that are great on specifications and price altogether? Well, don't worry. We have done the hard work, and here is a collection of some wireless aptX wearables for you.

1. Creative Outlier Air — aptX

Creative Outlier Air

The highlight of the Creative Outlier Air is its price, sound quality, and its incredible battery life of 30-hours. All these features combine to make it our top choice. And on top of it, these truly wireless earphones come with aptX over Bluetooth 5.0. Not only does it bring in great audio clarity but also faster pairings and a steady connection.

However, that's not all these earbuds are capable of. They also have had their own set of microphones, which brings clearer phone conversations to the table. Plus, these earbuds are IPX5 certified and are compatible with Siri and Google Assistant.

And apart from aptX, these earbuds also support AAC. As we mentioned above, you get an excellent sound output, something which has been agreed by many users.

Creative Outlier Air1

Plus, you wouldn't find overpowering bass in these.

2. Sennheiser HD1 In-Ear — aptX

Sennheiser HD1 In-Ear

The Sennheiser HD1 In-Ear is another pair of earphones that not only support aptX but also supports AAC codec. That means you'll get clear high-resolution CD-like quality on your ears. And that's not all these cool earphones have. They pack a sophisticated look with sheepskin leather on the underside of the neckband. And coupled with the red double stitches, these earphones both look and feel great.

User reviews have been amazing for this pair of earphones. They have over 51% positive reviews and carry the tag of Amazon's Choice.

Sennheiser Hd1 In Ear Rev

Apart from the superior sound quality, the Sennheiser claims that the HD1 In-Ear earphones pack a battery life of 10 hours. And as far as the folks at SoundGuys, they lived up to the expectation and managed to squeeze out the stated hours.

3. OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 — aptX HD

OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2

The OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 makes for an excellent choice if you're looking for an affordable pair of wireless earphones. They feature a light neckband which you can easily loop around your ear. Plus, the two battery modules at the end are not too bulky or heavy and make them incredibly easy to carry around. Plus, the earbuds ensure a stable fit and you can wear them for longer time without any discomfort. And the magnetic ear tips are the cherry on top.

Plus aptX HD on the Bullets Wireless 2 means that you can get a hi-resolution audio stream. And on top of that, there's minimum latency that lets you can watch as well as stream movies and your favorite shows on Netflix without any issues.

The overall sound quality of the Bullets Wireless 2 is balanced and engaging. Once you achieve a proper fit of the buds, they manage to keep out outside noise and distraction at bay.

One Plus Bullets Wireless 2 1 3

Now, coming to the most important part — Battery. The Bullets Wireless 2 delivers promises 14 hours of total playing time. On top of that, they come with the Warp Charge fast-charging standard, which gets you around 10 hours of battery life in just 10 minutes of charging.

4. SoundPeats Engine — aptX & aptX LL

SoundPeats Engine

The SoundPeats Engine earphones are one of the cheapest ones to boast of support for both aptX and aptX LL. These earphones, which cost only $30, supports Bluetooth 5, which means better range and multiple connections.

These buds have a considerably lesser clarity compared to its peers. However, we can safely say that it packs one of the best audio quality for its price. And along with that, you get pretty solid noise isolation and a comfortable fit.

Sound Peats Engine 1

And that's not all. These neckband-style earbuds also come with good battery life. On a single charge, these buds can live up to 13-hours. Impressive, right?

5. Phiaton BT 150 NC Headphones — aptX

Phiaton BT 150 NC Headphones

The Phiaton BT 150 NC Headphones are noise cancellation earphones that pride itself for canceling about 95% of ambient noise. Nevertheless, these buds sound rich and detailed, with a touch of bass. It runs aptX on Bluetooth v4.2. That means you might not get the same solid connectivity as its new cousin.

Here, the earphones boast of a unique but clean design. The wires retract inside the neckband when not in use. At the same time, you can simply rest the neckband on your neck, and the next time you need them, just pull out the earbuds and stick them in your ears.

However, the feature that wins the heart is the Active Noise cancellation. Though it doesn't eliminate the noise, it gives a pleasant audio experience with minimal noise and distraction.

Phiaton Bt 150 Nc Headphones Rev 2

The battery in the BT 150 NC can run for up to 7-8 hours, with the noise cancellation enabled.

To CD-like Sounds!

So these are some of the best wireless earphones which will let you hear high-res CD-like quality music. And you don't have to go through the hassles of a wired connection.

Apart from the above, you can also check out the Aukey B80 Earbuds. Including a good battery life, these $80 buds boast of aptX LL support, an USB-Type C charging port, and IPX6-certification.

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Namrata Gogoi

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Namrata Gogoi

An engineer turned tech writer, Namrata used to write software codes before turning to a career in tech- writing. She is passionate about travelling, food and reading about cool new stuff. Apart from that, she holds a bachelors degree in I.T and hails from Guwahati.