We can’t hide the fact that these handphones cost you good fortune but is it even worth it?

Price of AirPods Max

The AirPods Max is a luxurious high-end headphones that are, of course, very expensive. In the US, the AirPods are priced at $549. The price is very high and almost double the price of any competition.  Also, read AirPods 2 vs AirPods Pro – Battle of the Pods | Best Comparison Guide In India, the price of the AirPods Max is Rs.59,900 ($813). The price of the AirPods Max in India is equal to the price of the iPhone SE 2020 along with AirPods with wireless charging case. After all this, you might also save some cash. 

Specifications of AirPods Max

These were the basic features of the AirPods Max. If you think that the Apple headphones are expensive in comparison to it’s features, then you must look at some AirPods Max alternatives.  Also, read Beats Studio Buds | Best Apple Headphones for Android

AirPods Max Alternatives

Sony WH-1000XM4Shure AONIC 50Bose QC 35 II

Sony WH-1000XM4

The Sony WH-1000XM4 was launched on September 18, 2020. There is no comparison with Sony Headphone when it comes to active noise cancellations. The previous device of the same series, Sony WH-1000XM3 was launched in 2018.   Both the headphones are very similar. They make excellent alternatives for the AirPods.  In the US, the Sony WH-1000XM4 is priced at $349, which is almost half the price of the AirPods and is considered among the premium headphones.  The Sony headphones also offer a battery life of 30 hours whereas the AirPods Max has a battery life of 20 hours.

Features of Sony WH-1000XM4

Industry leading Noise CancellationWireless freedom, premium soundReal-Time restoration of all the compressed filesAmbient Sound ControlSpeak-to-ChatAdaptive Sound ControlVoice AssistantFoldable StructureCarry Case with Cable

Shure AONIC 50

Shure AONIC 50 is half the price of the AirPods Max and a reasonable choice as an AirPods Max alternative. We cannot compare the Shure headphones with the Sony or the Apple AirPods Max in any aspect. But the pocket-friendly feature gives a boost to the Shure AONIC 50. The headphones offer you battery life of 20 hours which is similar to the battery life of Apple AirPods. Also, read Will Apple AirPods 3 Make it to The Markets in 2021?

Features of Shure AONIC 50 

Premium, Wireless studio quality soundAdjustable noise cancellationEnvironment ModeUp to 20 hours battery lifeLong-wearing comfort and durabilityFingertip controlsBluetooth, wireless technologyPremium headphone amplifier

Bose QC 35 II

Another amazing AirPods alternative is the Bose Quietcomfort 35 II. This headphone is quite old but still a very genuine alternative for AirPods. The headphones support Noise Cancellation but, again it cannot be compared to the Sony WH-1000XM4.

Features of Bose Quietcomfort 35 II

Acoustic Noise CancellingVoice AssistantsVolume-Optimised EQVoice PromptsClear CallsBattery Up to 20 hours 


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