Seven AirPods-style earbuds that cost less
Budget alternatives from Xiaomi, Huawei, Oppo... and Taobao
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.
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.