True wireless earphones premium market has been dominated primarily by Big players like Sennheiser, Apple and Samsung for a very long time.
Looking at the increase in demand from mid and lower segments, companies like Xiaomi and Realme launched their True wireless ear bugs under 2000/- rupees.
Realme Buds Q has done the job well enough if you are looking for a budget wireless earbuds.
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These were announced just a couple of weeks back. And it’s better than most of the unknown brands roaming in the market claiming to offer the universe to you.
Let’s come straight to the point and talk about the sound quality it offers. Realme Buds Q emphasize more on low frequencies and thus it’s focusing more on bass lovers.
10 mm drivers are relatively larger than its competition. Company claims to give Dynamic Bass Boost which is another plus point.
For fine tuning the music you will have to use your smart phone equalizer as Realme doesn’t provide any inbuilt feature in the app.
At high volumes music distort a little bit which is not a deal breaker though at this price point.
For taking calls the person on the other end might face a little difficulty while hearing your voice as the mic is placed quite far from your mouth. Although this will work fine if you are using them in your room or some quite place instead of those noisy corners.
Overall it’s good product to listen to our regular songs and picking calls in less noisy environments. Basically this product is designed to target mass Indians who are looking for budget friendly true wireless earphones.
Design & Build Quality
The earphones fits well into the ears and gives you passive noise cancellation.
The controls are mounted on the buds and with double tap you can control the Play/Pause function.
The weight of these earbuds is just 3.4 gm.
These are IPX4 water resistant so you can consider them while working out or running. These are available in three colors Black, Yellow and White to choose from.
Bluetooth Connectivity & other features
This pair of True wireless earphones connects flawlessly and pairing is super fast with your smart phone. The earbuds also come with Bluetooth 5.0 backed up by a dedicated ‘R1Q’ chip.
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The Bluetooth range is good enough for a daily use. You won’t feel any problem using it when your phone is around but it might give you issues when there are walls in between or you are trying to use them in a different room.
Realme Buds Q offers touch controls on the Buds Q, something that is not available on most true wireless earphones in this budget.
Double-tapping on either of the earbuds cause play/pause music or pick up phone calls and you can triple-tap for the skip tracks. You can also long-press either of the buds to bring up Google Assistant.
There is a gaming mode provided by Realme. Long pressing of both earbuds enables the same. The latency is very low and it’s good to use them while playing games like Pub.
One aspect that makes Realme Buds Q stands apart is it’s battery back up. It has got 20 hours of battery back up when used with case on one single charge.
Without case it survives for more than 4 hours.
It comes with a warranty of 6 months.
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