Best earbuds with microphone under $20 in 2024

It's challenging enough to find the best cheap headphones with all the options available, but it gets even more complicated to find the best ones at such affordable prices. Earbuds now generally come with a microphone and controller that should work with Android when answering calls and adjusting the volume.

There are thousands of products to wade through, which is all too much work for many. Luckily, we did the hard bit for you and chose the best earbuds for under 20 bucks. All you've got to do is find the right fit for your lifestyle by picking any one of these excellent picks.

Meet all the best earbuds with a mic onboard within $20

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You don't have to look too far to find a set of cheap earbuds or headphones that work just like you want them to work. We've got a selection here that covers all the basics, so you'll be sure to find something to match your lifestyle. For example, I like the KLIM Fusion Earbuds because I dig the sound of these tiny little things. And you can always know you're getting an excellent seal with the foam ear tips.

For those looking for a superb wireless earbud experience, you could always try the 1More Omthing AirFree Buds for their sheer value proposition, or the JLab Go Air True Wireless for their effectiveness on a tight budget. The latter aren't as epic as the JLab Work Buds, which come with a detachable mic, but you still get decent battery life and sound quality for a bargain price, including a few different sound profiles. 

Are you looking for something in a higher price range? What about something specifically wireless? Headphones and earbuds come in all shapes and sizes, so check out our round-up of the best wireless headphones with microphones.

Andrew Myrick
Senior Editor - Chromebooks and tablets

Andrew Myrick is a Senior Editor at Android Central. He enjoys everything to do with technology, including tablets, smartphones, and everything in between. Perhaps his favorite past-time is collecting different headphones, even if they all end up in the same drawer.

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