Realme Buds Air price and specs via Revu Philippines

Realme Buds Air launched with lower-than-expected price

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Before the Realme Buds Air were launched in India on December 17, there was a leak that revealed the cost of the wireless earbuds. Now that they’re official, we’re happy to report that they come bearing a lower price tag. The Realme Buds Air cost ₹3,999 (around P2,848, $56) instead of the rumored ₹4,999 (P3,560, $70).

(Update, January 21: What a great promo price! But are the earphones for you? Read this and decide for yourself: Realme Buds Air review: Good audio, even better price.)

(Update, January 17: Save the date! Read PH price reveal of Realme Buds Air TWS earphones set.)

(Update, January 15: They’re launching in the Philippines! Read Realme Buds Air coming to the Philippines soon.)

READ ALSO: Realme Buds 2, Realme Buds Wireless arrive in the Philippines

The Apple AirPods-like earphones promise up to 17 hours of music playback on a single charge. The caveat is this relies on the extra juice provided by the bundled charging case. With the latter, the Buds Air offer three hours of music playback.

Realme Buds Air unboxing video

The Realme Buds Air bring two compelling features to their price range: wireless charging and USB-Type C charging. The charging case supports the Qi wireless standard, letting you use any Qi-compatible chargers. The company plans to launch a Realme-branded Qi Wireless Charger soon.

The Realme Buds Air bring two compelling features to its price range: wireless and USB-Type C charging

This wearable comes with a 12mm bass boost diver, environment noise cancellation for calls, dual-channel transmission, and a multi-layer composite diaphragm. For gamers, these TWS earbuds have a dedicated gaming mode with low latency.

The Realme Buds Air also offer auto-connection and Bluetooth 5.0 support, two microphones, Google Assistant integration, touch controls, and in-ear detection. They are easy to carry around with a single earbud weighing in at 4.16 grams and the charging case at 42.3 grams.

SEE ALSO: OPPO Enco Free earphones: Initial look, impressions and Huawei FreeBuds 3 vs Apple AirPods 2: Which earbuds are better?

Available in yellow, black, and white, the Realme Buds Air first went on sale in India via Flipkart and on its launch day. The company will hold another sale before Christmas Eve, on December 23. We’re keeping our fingers crossed that Realme Philippines will bring them to our shores.

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Contributor: Nicole Batac spent the last 10 years as a consumer tech and lifestyle journalist and editor for print publications like Speed Magazine and 2nd Opinion Magazine and has had her work appear in other local publications. She now braves the world of freelance writing. In her free time, she obsessively listens to music, binge-watches shows on Netflix, eats well, and sleeps in.