Published on February 24th, 2020 | by Usman Raza


Top 10 Headsets For PC and Laptop

The microphone of the headset is external, or it may be of voice tube type. Most PC headsets have microphones with noise canceling feature in it. It blocks external sound and provides high-quality audio to the consumers. Headsets also have different wearing styles.

Headsets that have headbands worn over the head are known as over the head headsets. Different types on which headsets are differentiated according to their wearing styles are over the ear headsets, back wear headsets, etc.

PC or laptop headsets generally have two types of connections. It may be either standard 3.5mm, or it may have a USB connection. 3.5mm computer headset has a sound card which converts digital signals to analog signals for the headsets.

1. Sony MDR -1A:

Sony MDR-1A is very comfortable and easy to wear a headset. It has slightly angled ear cups with soft padding and cushions. Its earcups can rotate in opposite directions, so it is very comfortable to wear it around the neck when we are not listening to it. The weight of Sony MDR-1A is approximately 225g without cable attached. It comes with two 1.2 meter detachable cables. One cable has an inline remote for smartphones. It provides high-quality sound with better bass. A nice carrying pouch comes along with Sony MDR-1A which makes it easy to take it from one place to the other.

2. Bose QuietComfort 35:

Bose QuietComfort 35 is a wireless headphone with noise canceling feature in it. Its weight is approximately 236g. It is a very comfortable fit with a widened headband. It is equipped with a new digital equalizing system that balances the sound. Battery life of Bose QuietComfort 35 is approximately 20 hours. It has rechargeable and replaceable battery installed in it. If the battery runs low, we could use wire as well. It is usually connected through Bluetooth with the desired device. There are integrated controls in right ear cup to adjust volume, answer a call or mute option.

3. Beats X:

Beats X is a fresh model that is designed with the help of Apple’s design and engineering teams. Its wearing style is neckband. Beats X has two wires running through it. Wires are made of nickel-titanium alloy. It has lightweight magnetized buds with 8mm drivers installed in it. The sound quality of Beats X is outstanding. It provides smoother tonal balance with tighter bass. Battery life of Beats X is approximately 8 hours. Its lightweight design allows us to wear it throughout the day. It is also a water resistant headset. It pairs instantly with Apple devices.

4. Beyerdynamic T51i:

Beyerdynamic T51i is an on-ear headset that is sturdily built and is very comfortable to wear. It has a metallic hinged headband with easily foldable earcups. Ear Cups are padded with foam that fits on the ear without applying too much pressure. It also features a noise-canceling microphone. It is a relatively lightweight headset which weighs only 174g. One drawback of Beyerdynamic T51i is that its cord is not detachable. It has a well-designed carrying case with it.

5. Audeze Sine:

Audeze Sine is one of the smallest and most affordable headsets in the market. It is a closed back design headset that provides very spacious sound. It is very attractively designed headset with leather covered headband and ear cups. Its earcups fold flats and can be stored in the pouch. It weighs approximately 8.1 ounces or 230g.

6. Sennheiser Momentum 2.0:

Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 provides high quality and refined sound quality. It has suspicious and softer ear cups. Inline control is included in it to manage volume, answer a call, and mute option. Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 comes with an elegant carrying case along with it. It is an on-ear headset and very comfortable to wear.

7. Audio Technica ATH-M50X:

ATH-M50 X is a well-built headset with a sturdy design. It has a single thick cord connected with it and thickly padded earpads. It could be easily folded and stored, so it is a very portable headset. The weight of ATH-M50X is approximately 10 ounces. The style of ATH-M50X is over the ear with a closed back design. One drawback in ATH-M50X is that it does not have a noise-canceling microphone. The sound quality of ATH-M50X is very compact with detailed bass. The cord in ATH-M50X is detachable. Its bulkier design makes it less comfortable for mobile use.

8. Lenovo VR Headset:

Lenovo is going to introduce a non-working prototype windows holographic headset. The Lenovo headsets are smaller and lighter in weight than other company headsets. They usually feature high-resolution OLED screens. No extra camera is needed in it as it consists of six degrees of the freedom tracking system.

9. Plantronics Blackwire C225 Duo Headset:

Blackwire C225 features noise-canceling microphone that reduces background noise and also features Wideband audio and Sound Guard technology that protects users from an unlevel sound. It’s controls are very user-friendly for call answer/end, volume and mute. It has a 3.5mm cable.

Digital Signal Processing DSP provides crystal clear sound for users. Plantronics Blackwire C225 Duo is so easy to use with a 3.55 mm plug and play connectivity. We have to plug it in a device in which we have to use and start using it. It is Compatible with PCs, smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

Its lightweight headband provides it’s very best durability and custom fit for consumers. Wearing the style of Plantronics Blackwire C225 is over the head. Blackwire series is a set of corded headsets, so it does not need any charging. So it has unlimited talk time and standby time.

Plantronics Blackwire C225 is optimized for Microsoft office communicator 2007, but it is not optimized for Microsoft Lync. It’s latest technology Wideband audio enables it for high definition voice quality for telephone audio. Sound Guard feature enhances hearing protection for listeners.

10. Plantronics Blackwire C325 Headsets:

Plantronics Blackwire C325 provides high-quality sound to the listeners. It has a 3.5mm jack for smartphones along with USB connectivity. Dual connectivity is one of the unique features of Plantronics Blackwire C325. It can be used with tablets, smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

It has leather ear cushions which make it very comfortable for users. So it can be used for a long time web-based training programs, conferences, and PC multimedia applications. Plantronics Blackwire C325 has a noise-canceling microphone.

It filters out all background sound from the surrounding. Its latest Dynamic EQ technology regulates the audio for multimedia and voice use. It also optimizes voice quality during the call. It has a lightweight metal headband which is very durable and customizable for consumers’ comfortable fit. It’s Inline controls allow users to answer/end calls , adjust volume and mute options very easily for users.

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Usman is the co-founder of a Church Marketing Company and marketing strategist working with various brands online. Usman is the content marketing manager at an Email Marketing Agency, PSD to WordPress Theme, and Nano Hearing Aids. He is devoted to helping small businesses bridge success gaps by providing in-depth, actionable advice on digital marketing, SEO, and small business growth. Follow him on Twitter @usmanintrotech.

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