This article originally appeared on ABACUS Ever since Apple introduced AirPods two years ago, there’s been no lack of competition from rival phone makers introducing their own wireless, one-size-fits-all earbuds. And of course, Chinese companies are jumping on the bandwagon too. The latest? Xiaomi -- a company long known for taking design “inspirations” from Apple. How Xiaomi forged a unique path Not all of these Android earbuds can reproduce the seamless experience you’ll get connecting an iPhone and AirPods. Still, there’s at least one thing Apple can’t beat: The price. For less than US$30, you can own a pair of Xiaomi AirDots. Scroll through our gallery for more alternatives to the AirPods you can get from China. Xiaomi’s new Mi 8 handsets are pretty but boring For more insights into China tech, sign up for our tech newsletters , subscribe to our Inside China Tech podcast , and download the comprehensive 2019 China Internet Report . Also roam China Tech City , an award-winning interactive digital map at our sister site Abacus .