Best Alternative to BeatsX Headphones for Under $100 in 2020

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HWith the average sound-canceling headphones now selling for hundreds a pop, it's a challenge finding quality sound that's not super expensive. On our team, most of us always have headphones in, on, or around our ears, listening for the best sound money can buy. We've tried a bunch of products to find the best budget alternative to the BeatsX headphones for you.

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As you can see, you don't have to spend an arm and a leg to find good headphones that will provide a similar sound quality to the BeatsX. If you're looking for a great budget pair of wireless earbuds, the Anker SoundBuds Slim (opens in new tab) offer a fantastic package for a fraction of the price of BeatsX. Out of all the headphones we tried, these were our favorite for sound quality and added features.

If you prefer a truly wireless experience instead, look into the Jabees Firefly (opens in new tab) for its comfortable fit and very cool look. These are small, compact, and well-designed. Whatever you choose, any one of these headphones will prove to be a great alternative to the BeatsX, and they'll save you some cash.

Jaclyn Kilani

Jaclyn Kilani is a content writer at iMore. She's a longtime Apple addict with a flair for creating (written works, design, photos; you name it!) on her devices. Jaclyn has also worked in the marketing sector for over 16 years, dabbling in a bit of everything from writing to graphic design and digital marketing. In her heart of hearts, however, she is a born writer and an avid reader who adores everything about the written word. Someday she may even churn out a book or two.

Throughout her career, Jaclyn has also developed something of an addiction to all things Apple. Her professional and personal life is enhanced by an ever-growing collection of iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, Apple Watches, and even AirTags. Luckily, this expensive habit is of great use to her work at iMore, where she writes with authority on Apple products and the accessories that go with them.