boAt Airdopes 500 ANC Earbuds Review

boAt Airdopes 500 ANC

boAt recently launched its latest truly wireless earbuds the boAt Airdopes 500 ANC. As the name suggests, it features 35dB Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation, Ambient Mode, their custom BEAST (bionic engine and sonic technology) technology low-latency audio experience, Insta Wake ‘N’ pair technology, Bluetooth 5.2 and more.

Pros
  • Battery much better
  • low-latency audio
  • Quad Mics with ENx™ Technology
Cons
  • Built material is not good
  • ANC is also not good
  • Bluetooth codec missing

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Price and availability

The boAt Airdopes 500 ANC comes three stunning colour combination such as Elite Blue, Tranquil White, and Rich Black colours. It is priced at Rs. 3,999 ($52.25) and is available from Amazon.in. You can also purchase this earbud from the company’s official website boat-lifestyle.com.

Who should have to Buy boAt Airdopes 500 ANC earbuds?

  • Those who want low cost earbuds with Active Noise cancellation 
  • Swimmers, who will use the earbuds in pool and raining and also running.

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Box Content

boAt Airdopes 500 ANC
  • Earbuds
  • Charging case
  • USB Type-C Cable
  • User Guide

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How Good is the design of boAt Airdopes 500 ANC earbuds?

boAt Airdopes 500 ANC

The boAt Airdopes 500 ANC come with a light weight and ergonomic design with full wearing comfort. The shape and size of the charging case is very much similar to the Noise Air Buds Mini and Airpods (3rd generation). The caseis made from the matt finish smooth surface, so it can’t fall down from your hand. The earbuds are magnetically attached to the charging case. Which effectively reduces the effort to put earbuds in the case.

The ergonomic design of earbud is tightly fitted in to your ear to comfortable decrease the ambient noise. In addition, when you are ready to play game, then Beast Mode offer seamless gaming with a minimum lag. You just have to plug in- switch on and Tap out. In front of the case, there is a small vertical flash light, which flashes when you open or close the case. Further, the bottom portion of case include a USB Type-C slot for fast charging.

Moreover, the Airdopes 500 ANC sport an IPX4 water and sweat resistance. Thus, you can use this earbud while swimming, running and also during raining. Multi-function integrated control offers intuitive listening experience with volume up / down and play / stop buttons.

How good is the touch controls of the boAt Airdopes 500 ANC earbuds?

The boAt Airdopes 500 ANC come offer a much simple and reliable touch controls. As we discuss above, the multi-function integrated control offers intuitive listening experience with volume up / down and play / stop buttons.

ActionLeft sideRight side
One tapPlay/pause/ Answer callsPlay/pause /Answer calls
Two tapsPrevious track/Reject callsNext track /Reject calls
Three taps NoneActive Noise Cancellation
Four
taps
Active Voice assistanceActive Voice assistance
Hold for 3sActive Noise CancellationHold 3s to jump in Beast mode, hold 3s again to jump in ambient mode and hold 3s again to jump into normal mode

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How does the boAt Airdopes 500 ANC earbuds sound?

boAt Airdopes 500 ANC

From classical to contemporary, every music genre is enhanced by the 7 mm dynamic drivers of the new the Airdopes 500 ANCearbuds thanks to its deep bass, natural mids and clear, detailed treble. Also, experience exceptional music clarity with expertly tuned boAt immersive sound which shines through no matter what you are playing.

Moreover, the in-ear detection technology seamless music experience. This intelligent music detectors play your music automatically, when you lock on your Airdopes. And, automatically pause when you take both of them out.

How good is the Noise Cancellation of the boAt Airdopes 500 ANC earbuds?

Suppress noise at a broader range of frequencies with advance Hybrid Noise Cancellation up to 35dB. Moreover, the anti-noise signal cancels out the actual background noise by the time it reaches your ear. As a result, you get uncompromising aural experience that gives you the sound you need, whenever you need it. Also, Airdopes 500 ANC noise cancelling earbuds help you block unwanted background noise.

In addition, the earbuds offer an Ambient mode technology. This technology makes use of the headphones’ microphones to amplify external sounds and allow the users to hear their surroundings better.

How good is the boAt Airdopes 500 ANC earbuds for taking calls?

Quad Mics with ENx™ Technology provides clear conversations every time with Airdopes 500 ANC that blocks more wind noise and background distractions. This means a crystal clear in-call voice and the power to make and receive calls with complete confidence, even in the most challenging conditions.

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How good is the connectivity option?

The Airdopes 500 ANCearbuds come with a Bluetooth 5.2 wireless connectivity with 10m Bluetooth range. The earbuds come with an IWP technology. With that, you just have to open the lid and everything else done automatically. Moreover, the Insta Wake N’ Pair technology empowers your media devices to get connected as soon as you flip open the lid.

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How long does the battery last on the boAt Airdopes 500 ANC earbuds?

The Airdopes 500 ANC earbuds features a 150mAh battery with a total 28 hours of playback time with case. Also, with 5.5 hours of playback without ANC mode. Furthermore, the ASAP charge offers up to 60 minutes of playtime in just 5 minutes of charge.   

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Conclusion

The earbuds offer a good amount of battery with considerably good Bluetooth connectivity. The Hybrid Noise Cancellation up to 35dB feature perfectly reduce the background Ambient noise. Quad Mics with ENx™ Technology provides clear conversations every time with Airdopes 500 ANC that blocks more wind noise and background distractions. Thus, it provides a crystal-clear voice during voice calls. After all, I suggest that this earbuds is good to buy with $52.25.

What is some alternative of boAt Airdopes 500 ANC earbuds?

However, if you want both ANC and ENC feature, then you should consider buying Gravastar Sirius Pro+. The earbuds come with an Balanced Armatures and 7.2mm Dynamic Drivers to make sure you listen to everything in your favourite music. Earbuds come with in-ear detection, zinc alloy charging case, Environment Noise Cancellation mode, 65ms latency, RGB lighting, various sound modes and IPX5 ratings for water and dust resistance.

Master & Dynamic MW08 Sport is also good choice with 11mm Beryllium & 12h playtime /10h with ANC or Ambient Listening. Moreover, the headphone features 6 microphones, IPX5 water resistance for earbuds and IPX4 water resistance for case. Finally, the MW08 Sport also offer a Hybrid noise cancellation with ANC max mode, Awareness mode and Voice mode.

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