Earphones and headphones are some of the devices that we can use to listen to a video or music. Nowadays, these said devices come we built-in microphone for call and conference use.
Earbuds, on the other hand, is the latest term referring to a wireless earphone. With that in mind, we listed down a couple of earbuds that come with excellent microphone quality, making them excellent for calls and conferences.
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The microphone quality of each earbuds
It comes to a no surprise that each earbuds on the market are not the same in quality. Most especially when it comes to the built-in microphone quality. While some performs really good, others are just mediocre so to speak. Even popular brands or those of expensive models, you'll be surprised on how poor quality their microphone is.
Bad quality microphone (Edifier X3 Earbuds)
To give you an idea of what a bad microphone sounds like, we recommend listening to this short recording of ours. We used an Edifier X3 for this recording.
Good quality microphone (Eardopes B6 Pro)
Now listen to this recording to know sound of a good microphone. We used an Eardopes B6 Pro for this recording.
Importance of earbuds with good microphone quality
One of the most frequently heard demands from people who want to buy earbuds is the microphone. If you make a lot of phone calls, it is essential that you can make good calls and have online meetings with an earbuds.
For a manufacturer of earbuds, it can be costly to equip one with a good microphone. That is why manufacturers tend to compromise the quality of the microphone to put their earbuds at a competitive price. That is why it is imperative for us, tech reviewers, to test the microphone of every earbuds we get our hands to.
Best Earbuds with microphone that are great for calls
Without much further ado, we listed down below some of the best earbuds that offers good microphone quality. These Bluetooth earphones are capable enough to let you have a decent call or conference in most cases.
|Eardopes B6 Pro||8.5/10||View review|
|SoundPEATS Truengine 3 SE||8/10||View review|
|SoundPEATS TrueWings||7/10||View review|
|SoundPEATS Trueshift 2||6/10||View review|
|QCY T6||5/10||View review|
|SoundPEATS TrueFree 2||6/10||View review|
|Edifier X3||5/10||View review|
|QCY T5||5/10||View review|
|F9 TWS||4/10||View review|
The earbuds and its microphone in windy conditions
For many earbud users, it is important that you can be heard when calling outside. That is why we have made recordings of the same set of earplugs with and without wind as an indication.
Sometimes people have high expectations of the microphone of earphones in a lot of wind. It is best to remember that even high-end smartphones from reputable brands are still having difficulty dealing with windy situation. Nonetheless, if the person you are talking with over the phone is using a smartphone or an earphone in an area where the windy is pretty gusty, one way or the other, you'll hear that gusty wind on your end.
Another example is the microphone of a camera crew that makes recordings outside. The sound engineer always has a long stick with a gigantic microphone with him. Outside, they tend to use a foam cover for the microphone to eliminate wind noise.
Okay, having said that to dampen expectations a bit. Let's quickly hear the difference between earbuds with and without the wind noise.
Take the SoundPEATS Truengine 3 SE for example. This is a fragment without wind.
|W/ wind||W/O wind|