Wireless In-Ear Monitor Systems

Over the past few years, music has become completely integrated into our daily lives. This is why headphones became an absolute necessity to many.

IEMs have become extremely popular due to their versatility. They can be used by those in need of premium sound, such as musicians, and by people who use headphones only for their daily tasks.

Choosing a perfect IEM can sometimes be overwhelming: there are plenty of options, from high-end headphones to those with a more approachable price. Don’t worry, we are here to help you find the best budget IEMs!

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Shure SE215-K Professional Sound Isolating Earphones

For under $100, Shure headphones perform like high-end earphones, bringing you a clear sound and a premium music experience.

The design comes in three color variations; black, blue, and transparent. They are surprisingly lightweight but still perform like their heavier opponents. Their nozzle angle ensures the most comfortable wear for the user. A handy addition to the headphones is a zip case to keep them protected and clean. Yes, the zipper is already included in the price!

What makes these earphones stand out is the sound range suitable for any music genre. You also don’t need to be scared about the noise around you; they are perfectly noise-canceling!

So, what are the downsides? The Shure headphones aren’t wireless, which can be a turn-off for many users.

Cystereo Fusion Bluetooth 5.0 Earbuds

If you prefer wireless headphones, the Cystereo earphones are the best choice! They come with many features that make them easy to use. For example, it only takes a step to pair your headphones to the device of your choosing, and they connect automatically when within range of the device.

What makes these earphones superior to other budget wireless IEMs is their sound: it is clear, and the voice quality is perfect. Another great feature is that you can use only one earphone and still get an amazing experience.

The only thing that doesn’t feel premium about these earphones is their design: it is made out of plastic, so it doesn’t compare to high-end designs.

Skullcandy Sesh Evo True Wireless In-Ear Earbud

Another amazing pair of wireless earphones are the Skullcandy headphones. Unfortunately, these aren’t as good as the Cystereo headphones due to their relatively short battery life.

When it comes to design, Skullcandy earphones look outstanding: they are available in multiple colors such as Deep Red, Pure Mint, Bleached Blue, and True Black. In addition, they come with a minimalistic charging case and a USB cable. What’s amazing about these is that they are extremely durable and withstand water and dust!

Their clear sound combined with easy controls makes the headphones extremely user-friendly. You can even personalize the sound through their mobile app. However, this feature will be costly to your battery life.


The LINSOUL headphones create a rich, bass-heavy sound that will charm every listener and work with every genre. In addition, the isolation on these earphones is amazing!

However, there is a huge con when it comes to LINSOUL headphones. They aren’t the best option for phone calls due to the lack of a microphone. They also aren’t water-resistant, so they are easier to damage.

The design of these earphones is stunning: you receive the headphones in a little box to protect them from damage and keep them untangled. The detachable cable also makes them amazing for storing.

1MORE Triple Driver In-Ear Earphones

The last budget IEMs are the 1MORE headphones. Their elegant design gives them a premium look, and their many ear tips help you personalize them to your liking. They feature foam tips which are extremely pleasant to use and are usually nonexistent with headphones of this price range. You can choose classic gold or modern silver to get the look you want!

These earphones are consistently good in all areas: the clarity of the sound makes the experience premium. They are extremely easy to use: you can control the volume, pick a song, and switch to the Exercise mode with ease.

What isn’t ideal with these earphones is that iPhone users might need to purchase an attachment.