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6 Best Alternatives to the Jaybird X4

The Jaybird X4 offers a modest upgrade from its predecessor, but if you're in the market for workout earbuds, there's no shortage of options available. The truly wireless Jabra Elite Active 65t (opens in new tab) in particular is a standout choice as it offers great sound quality, a comfortable fit, and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. Here are the best alternatives to the Jaybird X4.

Whether you work out at the local gym or prefer running on the road, there are several options in the market today to suit your needs. The Jabra Elite Active 65t (opens in new tab) gets our vote because of the freedom you get with the truly wireless earbuds. They provide a secure fit that ensures they don't fall out, and the 5-hour battery life should be more than adequate for marathon running sessions.

Google Assistant integration is an added bonus that lets you change tunes or switch to your favorite podcast directly with your voice. At $189, you're getting your money's worth with the earbuds.

Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor overseeing Asia at Android Central. He leads the site's coverage of Chinese phone brands, contributing to reviews, features, and buying guides. He also writes about storage servers, audio products, and the semiconductor industry. Contact him on Twitter at @chunkynerd.