Costar Mateband N300 review: An attempt to stand out amid budget earphones

The magnetic back of the earbuds offers a surprise deal as they automatically pause streaming when joined together, and eventually resume it when separated

Chesta Nag New Delhi
Costar Mateband N300 Earphones

Costar Mateband N300 Earphones

Debuting in the global neckband market with its Mateband N300 earphones, the Singapore-based electronics maker Costar has made a vivid attempt in marking a spot for itself by introducing a few uncommon features within the budget segment of wearable devices. Priced at Rs 799, the Mateband N300 sports a dedicated bass booster button, which makes for a great first impression. Besides, the magnetic earbuds serve a bigger purpose than just keeping the two ends together. They carry an in-built feature of switching between play and pause when in use and lying free. On that note, let us assess the efficacy of the aforementioned and other features that otherwise make the product no less than an eye-catching deal.

To begin, the Costar Mateband N300 neckband earphones seem to lag behind in terms of design and comfort. No doubt, the neckband is lightweight and designed to fit perfectly in the ear. However, compared with the build quality of its competitors in the market, it


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First Published: Jan 20 2023 | 1:44 PM IST

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