10 best Overhead Headphones under 1000 in India (over the head) – February 2017

We’re on a mission to provide you with the best overhead headphones under 1000 Rs. As such, we’ve corralled our top rated reviews so that you can do all your research and make a purchase in one place. Whatnew.in will help you find the truest, most comfortable headphones in the Indian market.

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These are Best Headphones under 1000 in January 2017

  • JBL T250SI
  • Skullcandy S5LHZ-J576
  • Sony MDR-XB250
  • Motorola Pulse 2
  • Philips SHL5000
  • Sennheiser HD 180
  • Sony MDR-ZX110
  • Philips SHL3095BK


The JBL T250SI is best overhead headphones under 1000 Rs. I bought this headphone 3 years back from Flipkart and it still working good. On the design front, It has a sleek and stylish design. It is comfortable and looks elegant. The ear-cups are adjustable and cushioned, so they provide a comfortable and firm grip to your ear. I highly suggest this headphone for a music lover.

This headphone offer very good Bass effect and sound quality, thanks to pure Jul bass drivers. This headphone come with Padded cushion, gives extra comfort when used. You can use the headphone for long hours without any discomfort. It is very lightweight, so you can carry it anywhere you go.

Price 849 Rs
Headset Design Over the head
Cord/Cable Wired, 3.5mm pin
Microphone No
Color Black
Weight 100gm(lightweight)
Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Frequency 20 – 20000 hertz
Buy now: (Low price Flipkart Rs.849)

2Skullcandy S5LHZ-J576

The Skullcandy S5LHZ is our second choice in the list of best overhead headphones under 1000 Rs. If you concerned more with style than audio quality, would love Skullcandy S5LHZ. These headphones have stylish look with a premium feel. You have various color options with this headphone like Charcoal Black, Royal blue, White gray and Burgundy red. Sound quality wise, This headphone produce very clear sound with average Bass. We don’t recommend this headphone for bass lover. If you are a Bass lover then go for Sony MDR-XB250.

Upside: Good design, Clear Sound Effect, Comfortable, Various color option, brand value.
Downside: No mic, Build quality OK, Not for Bass lover.
Price Rs.1000
Color Charcoal Black, Royal blue, White gray and Burgundy red
Microphone No
Frequency response 15 – 22000 Hz
Warranty 1 Year
Buy now: (Low price Flipkart Rs.1000)

3Sony MDR-XB250 Extra-Bass

The MDR -XB250 is another best overhead headphones under 1000 Rs by Sony. On the design front, it looks very stylish and premium. The swivel folding design lets you fold your headphones and keep it in a bag thus ensuring improved portability. Its mold band headband gives you customized, ergonomic fit to your head irrespective of the shape of your head without adding any pressure.

It has an L-shaped stereo mini plug which is gold plated and prevents damages by moisture and corrosion. Its Y-shaped flat serrated cable gives durability and strength along with crystal clear sound and prevents tangling. You will also notice that it is very comfortable to wear. The 30 mm drivers give out extreme bass quality for headphones in this price range. If you are a bass lover, go for it.

Price Rs.999
Color Black, White
Microphone No
Frequency response 5 – 22000 Hz
Sensitivity 100 dB/mW (Power On)
Cord 120cm cord length, 3.5mm pin
Weight 150g
Warranty 1 Year Domestic Warranty
Buy now: (Low price Amazon Rs.999)

4Motorola Pulse 2 (With Mic)

The Motorola Pulse 2 is fourth best overhead headphones under 1000 Rs. On the design front, Body is made of plastic and the head rest has got foam padding covered with faux leather. This headphone is extremely lightweight and comfortable, you hardly feel it when you are wearing it. Build quality and finishing are very good compared to its price. You can easily store this headphone while not using, thanks to it’s rotating ear cups design.

The Pulse 2 offers very good sound quality and Bass with balanced Treble. This headphone’s sound output is also louder when compared with other headphones, but as mentioned if you are in a crowded environment, with a lot of background noise this headphone will not be that effective. It’s also come with an inbuilt microphone with a single button. You can play or pause a track, or skip to the next one, with this button.

Price 835 Rs
Cord/Cable Wired, length 1.2 m, 3.5mm pin
Microphone Yes
Color Black, White
Weight 100 gm
Warranty 1 Year
Frequency 18 – 23000 Hz
Buy now: (Low price Flipkart Rs.835)

5Philips SHL5000/00

The Philips SHL5000 is our fifth choice in the list of best overhead headphones under 1000 Rs. If you finding a decent headphone with Good sound quality around  Rs.500, then you can buy this without a doubt. These headphones are very lightweight and comfortable. You easily observe durability of these headphones with the first touch of your hand.

The sound quality of this headphone is very good with deep bass. You can listen to music for a long time with these headphones, thanks to its Soft ear cushions. We highly recommend these headphones for a traveler, because it’s foldable, comfortable, and comes with Noise isolation. I have only one word for these headphones ‘ Paisa Vasool’.

Price Rs.620
Microphone No
Frequency response 9 – 24 000 Hz
Sensitivity 104 dB
Impedance 24 Ohm
Warranty 1 Year
Buy now: (Available only on Amazon Rs.620)

6Sennheiser HD 180

The Sennheiser HD 180 is the sixth best overhead headphones under 1000 Rs. It is a pair dynamic stereo ultra-affordable headphones. Its sound clarity is on par with some of the higher models. The headphones are very comfortable to wear, and the tough construction will last for long-term use. Noise leakage is at a minimum, and the overall sound is balanced with decent bass. It’s targeted to budget music lovers. If you searching for a budget friendly headphone for movie watching and gaming, then this one is a right choice for you. We don’t recommend this headphone for a traveler.

Price Rs.819
Color Black
Weight 130gm(lightweight)
Warranty 2 Years Warranty Sennheiser India Warranty
Frequency 21 – 18000 Hz
Buy now: (Low price Amazon Rs.819)

7Sony MDR-ZX110

The Sony MDR-ZX110 is the fifth best overhead headphones under 1000 Rs in India according to amazing sound quality. This headphone has a stellar design, with a combination of matte and gloss finishes on the body that comes across as more premium than another headphone at this price. This headset has a unique folding mechanism that allows the ear cups to twist inwards. You can easily store when you’re not using them and enhances portability when you’re traveling.

When it comes to audio quality, it’s 30mm driver units reproduce pure bass and clear treble in your songs. It’s also canceled ambient noise by a large degree thereby resulting in a better audio listening experience. We surprised, a headphone is comfortable even at loud volumes and does not cause strain or headaches.

Price Rs.819
Cord/Cable Wired, length 1.2 m, 3.5mm pin
Microphone No
Color White, Black, Purple
Weight 120gm
Warranty 6 Months Manufacturers Warranty
Frequency 12 – 22000 Hz
Buy now: (Low price Amazon Rs.819)

8Philips SHL3095BK (With mic)

The SHL3095BK is last best overhead headphones by Philips at this price range. This Philips headphone features a stellar design with a premium look. Its adjustable headband and ear shells make these headphones suit the shape of almost anyone’s head. It also has a 1.2m long cable with Flat Foldable design, so you easy to carry on the go.

This headphone come with an inbuilt microphone with a pick-up button to enable you to receive calls easily. The Sound quality of this headphone is quite impressive. It has a very crystal clear sound with balanced bass that is basically not coming in this price range.

Price Rs.945
Color Black
Microphone Yes
Frequency response 10 – 22000 Hz
Sensitivity 106 dBmW
Weight 222 g
Warranty 1 year
Buy now: (Low price Amazon Rs.945)

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