Hello buddies, so today we are going to review one of the most popular budget earphones in the Indian market – boAt BassHeads 225 In-Ear Super Extra Bass Headphones which comes with a price point of under Rs.1000.
boAt is an Indian lifestyle brand that deals with budget-friendly electronic products such as headphones, speakers, chargers and rugged cables. In 2017, they have introduced BassHeads 225; polished metal earphones which are designed to give you an experience no other brand can match. Let’s see why this earphone is one of the hottest product on the market. We have already reviewed another model – the Boat Rockerz 400 and let’s see how the bassheads 225 is in this post.
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Design and Features
Let’s look into the packaging, the boAt BassHeads 225 comes in a cute black box. We get six pairs of ear tips, a shirt clip, and a pair of ear hooks with these boAt headphones.
As I said before, the main parts of these earphones are built with good quality Polished Metal which gives it a premium look and ensures its longevity. The ear tips are quite attractive. And it is not built with plastic. In the Eartip housing, the drivers are created with polished metal.
The 10mm drivers are powerful and provide sonic clarity, bass-driven stereo sound and good attenuation of ambient noises. The drivers have a frequency range of 20Hz to 20,000Hz and an impedance of 16 Ohms and a sensitivity of 98 dB/mW +/-3 dB. The total harmonic distortion of this earphone is 0.3%.
The flat cable is about 1.25 m long, and it is tangle free and also lightweight. It also comes with the L-Shaped gold plated 3.5 mm audio jack & Microphone which is again made up of metal which is long lasting. The cable covering is made up of good quality rubber.
The microphone enables trouble-free receiving of calls without any kinda background noise. Call quality and audio clarity are good. The recipient could hear us well enough. This passive noise cancellation, enables users to enjoy listening to music in a noisy environment. There is a single button on the mic, a single press will play/ pause the music or we can pick up or reject calls, double-press to play next track. A long-press will bring up the device’s Google Assistant on Android. Overall the design and built quality are excellent and decent for this headphone priced under Rs.600.
The sound quality of boAt Basshead 225 is good. I think more than the sound they are more concentrated on the bass. As the name indicates truly “Extra Bass”.
You will definitely love the heavy bass they are providing. The bass with natural vocals and precision highs makes us contended. If you are a bass lover, then go for this earphone. And it has a good sound quality compared to other headphones in this price range. Noise cancellation is perfect.
boAt BassHeads 225 in-Ear Super Extra Bass Headphones are available at six colours, they are Black, Blue, Forest Green, Frosty White, Neon Lime, Red. It is not coming with a carry pouch. They have included 6 pairs of ear tips in different sizes and ear hooks that help in providing a secure fit over ears.
The total weight of the earphone is 18 grams. This pair of earphones has a manufacturer guarantee of 1 year. I am very much impressed with the design and built quality of Boat BassHeads 225. They have designed it targeting the youngsters in India. It’s also comfortable, which ensures ease of use over long periods.
Overall, the performance of these earphones is awesome compared with the others in this range.