Noise has made some seriously impressive earphones and headphones over the course of the last few years. It has been expanding there budget-friendly audio line up and now they have a new addition the Noise Tune Elite Neckband Bluetooth Headphones.
Getting a good pair of earphones without spending a good INR 5k to 10k seems far fetched. So when I picked the Noise Tune Elite earphones, I was a bit skeptical. On paper, the earphones promise a couple of features which only it’s high priced counterparts have so it would be interesting to see if these earphones are capable of meeting our expectations.
So here how the noise tune elite score after a few weeks of hardcore use.
Specifications: Noise Tune Elite Earphones
- Magnetic Earbuds
- Lightweight & Flexible Neckband
- Full Remote Control
- IPX5 Sweatproof
- Wireless range: 10 m
- Battery Life: 10 Hours Playback
- Charging time: 3.5 Hours
- Colors: Midnight Black
- Weight- 86.2 grams
- Warranty- 1 Year
Design: Noise Tune Elite Earphones
Looking at the noise tune elite earphones, the first impressions were neither overwhelming nor awful. The looks are good and the build quality is very durable. Yes, they are flexible, but you can’t twist and keep them in the pocket.
The neckband has a minimalistic around the neck design with two casings at both the ends. One casing holds the noise branding in a glossy finish and the other holds the remote controls to play, pause, skip tracks, control volume and even answer or reject calls.
The thing with neckband style earphones is that they can be a pain if they are not comfortable. Well, that’s not the case with noise tune elite earphones. These earphones are fairly easy to carry, especially while dangling around your neck. These are the lightest pair of earphones I have tried in a while.
Whether I was in the gym pumping iron or watching sacred games relaxing on my couch I never felt the urge to adjust or remove them as the flexible design of the neckband ensures that it adjusts whichever shape it wants.
The earbuds have angled tips that perfectly fit in your ears, and doesn’t fall out easily even when you are running. The length of the wires connecting the earbuds can also be adjusted according to your comfort.
I have been using them for more than a month now, but there’s no change in shape or color. They look the same as when I received them and I never specifically intended to handle them carefully.
To sum it all up the noise tune elite are well designed and sturdily built pair of earphones.
Sound: Noise Tune Elite Earphones
The Noise tune elite in-ear earphones are great sounding in-ear headphones which can be recommended for hardcore audiophiles. These earphones are all about the bass if you like listening to bass-heavy music then you should definitely try these out. The 14 mm speaker does a great job of delivering a bass-boosted performance.
I personally listen to a lot of party and energetic tracks which can only be enjoyed if there is deep bass and to top it up a wide sound stage is necessary which these earphones offer. The audio didn’t distort even at the maximum volume which has been an issue with some of the earphones I have been testing nowadays. The bass is heavy but it also has a well-balanced treble which makes listening to music or playing games sound great.
If you are into listening to calm or relaxing music the noise elite will not at all disappoint. The mids are good while the highs are decent. You can distinguish between high-pitched guitar tones and the lighter ambient tones.
At this price point, the quality of sound noise is providing with these earphones is remarkable when compared to similar earphones like the Mi Bluetooth Earphones which start distorting at high volumes. These earphones have passive noise cancellation which makes them a great pair for daily commuters and athletes.
Battery Life: Noise Tune Elite Earphones
The Noise tune elite earphones have impressive battery life. Noise claims battery backup of about 10 hours during continuous usage however during my testing the earphones lasted a good 8.5 to 9 hours at 90% volume which is still quite impressive. It promises about 65 hours of standby time.
The earphones house a 130Ah battery but don’t offer fast charging and have to be charged via the traditional micro-USB cable. Once plugged in it requires about 3.5 hours to fully power up. I usually plugged them in before hitting the bed and in the morning I was ready to with my music for the whole day.
It starts giving audio prompts to charge the headset once the battery is low. The earphones automatically turn off when not in use to reduce battery consumption. Even during low battery periods, I didn’t come across any audio drops which the case even with some high-end wireless earbuds.
Features & Performance: Noise Tune Elite Earphones
With Bluetooth version 4.2 pairing the noise tune elite Neckband earphones is a cinch. You have to just hold the power button on the earphones for 7 seconds to turn them on and they are ready to be paired with any device. You will get voice feedback once they are connected to your device. The LED light blinks red and blue when it’s pairing, and blue LED glows when the pairing is complete.
I faced no issue in regards to connectivity during my testing. The connection was quite stable and there were no audio lags in the prescribed range which is 10 meters. This range is quite common in the earphones in this price segment. The earphones worked well and had good performance when playing multiplayer games like PUBG or when streaming your favorite shows online.
However, if noise had provided the Qualcomm’s aptX HD support both the audio quality and connectivity would have improved to make them feel more premium. But still, the audio quality is really quite impressive.
I tested the earphones during my gym workouts and runs for a few weeks and they stood solid thanks to IPX5 sweat and dustproof rating. It really helps when the neckband is sweatproof. Also, I really like the magnetic earbuds which snap on too each other once the earphones are not in use.
The controls on the earphones are also quite intuitive and easy to get a hold-off. Long press (+) to change to the next track or long-press (-) to return to the previous track. To increase or decrease the volume simply tap the (+) or (-) button. You can use the multi-function button to play/pause the music, answer, end and reject calls. Also, you can activate Siri or Google Assistant just by a double-tap on the multi-function button.
Price and Availablity: Noise Tune Elite Earphones
The Noise Tune Elite earphones are available on Flipkart at a price of INR 1,299 or you can also directly purchase the earphones from noise’s official website gonoise.com
Extra 5% off is available if you pay online at gonoise.com. However, cash on delivery is also available.
Noise offers a 1-year warranty against any manufacturing defects.
What’s in the box?
- Noise Tune Elite Earphones
- Charging Cable
- 2x Extra Eartips
- User Manual
- Thank you Card
Noise Tune Elite earphones is definitely one of the best Bluetooth earphones you can get at this price point. The sound quality is really amazing, the neckband is light and doesn’t bounce when walking like some of the earphones with the same design. With Bluetooth 4.2, magnetic earbuds and the amazing 9 hours of battery life, the Noise Tune Elite are definitely worth a look-see.
Yes, you can attend calls with TuneELITE Bluetooth headphones as long as it is synced with your device.
No, TuneELITE Bluetooth headphones do not have noise-canceling technology.
Long press the multi-function button of TuneELITE. The light will blink red and blue alternatively. Wait for the voice command to say ‘Ready to Pair’ in your TuneELITE. Turn on the Bluetooth on your device. Choose TuneELITE to pair. Now your device is paired with TuneELITE.
No, you cannot pair two devices with TuneELITE Bluetooth headphones. It doesn’t have multi-point support which is required to pair to two devices simultaneously.
The Bluetooth range of TuneELITE Bluetooth headphones is 10 meters without obstruction.
You can charge your TuneELITE Bluetooth headphones using a USB cable. Plug in the USB end to your laptop/desktop or to a wall adaptor and micro USB port into charging point of the headphone. Once its fully charged the light will turn blue.
Yes, TuneELITE is compatible with iOS devices.
Yes, TuneELITE supports Google Assistant and Siri as long as it is synced with your smartphone. To activate either of them, double press the Multifunction (middle) button.
Yes, TuneELITE is water-resistant (IPX5)
The middle button is the multi-function button with which you can play/pause the music, answer, end and reject calls and also, activate Siri or Google Assistant. The +/-buttons on either side of the multi-function button are the volume buttons which also support other track changes.