New York Mag – Epic Air ANC Wins Best Budget Earbuds

New York Mag – Epic Air ANC Wins Best Budget Earbuds

We Tested the Newest Wireless Earbuds, and These Are Our 8 Favorites

Jlab is a great option for headphones while traveling, on your favorite hike, or cooped up in your house with extra time. The Strategist tests Jlab's earbuds and outlasted its competitors with its 12 hour battery life and additional 36 hours of listening time.

The Epic Air ANC offers customized sound and active noise canceling. Perfect for calls, work to home effortlessly with features like wear-detect, movie mode, wireless charging and more.

Our raving fans love the “cloud foam tip,” Expanding in your ear to just the right fit, providing all day comfort. Squeeze down before inserting it into your ear, where it expands for a tight grip.



INCLUDES: Epic Air ANC True Wireless Earbuds, Charging Case with integrated USB Charging Cord, 3 Sets of Silicone Gel Tips, 2 Extra Long Tips, 1 set Cloud Foam Eartips, JLab Two Year Warranty.


  • Speaker: Φ8mm Dynamic, Neodymium Magnet, 20Hz-20kHz, 32Ω ± 15%
  • Output: 110±3db
  • Microphone: 3 left earbud MEMS, 3 right earbud MEMS, - 40dB±3dB


  • Battery Life: 12+ Hours in Earbuds, 36+ additional hours in charging case
  • ANC Battery Life: Single Charge, 12+ ANC Off, 8+ ANC On
  • Input Power: DC 5V, 100mA
  • Earbud Battery: 90mAh lithium rechargeable coin cell
  • Charging Case Battery: 700mah rechargeable lithium ion


  • Earbud Charge Time: 3 Hours
  • Quick Charge Time: 15 minute charge = 1+hours charge
  • Case Charge Time: 3 Hours
  • Standby Time: 100 Hours
  • Case Charging: Plug into USB Type A port (standard USB)
  • Wireless Charging


  • Version: Class 1 Bluetooth 5
  • Range: 30+ ft.


  • Weight: 7g each earbud, 57g charging case
  • IP Rating: IP55
  • Warranty: 2 year warranty
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