If you don’t want to deal with the discomfort of wearing heavy headsets during your extended gaming sessions, you might as well invest in a pair of gaming earbuds. For the most part, high-end earbuds provide the same output standards as standard headphones, with the added benefit of being lightweight and more comfortable to wear.
Not only that but most gaming earbuds, even the high-quality ones, are usually a lot cheaper by comparison. With this in mind, let us find out what are the ten best gaming earbuds the market has to offer at this point in time.
Best Gaming Earbuds 2017 – Reviews
(Updated February 2017)
10Turtle Beach Call of Duty: Black Ops II Elite Mobile Gaming Earbuds
As the name would have you believe, these earbuds are designed for online games, especially first person shooters. Thanks to their noise-isolating design, they will create a superior fit to block out ambient noise or any other distractions that might otherwise inconvenience you. Not only that but they also benefit from a cloth-braided cable to provide long-lasting durability along with pleasant aesthetics.
9Tt eSPORTS ISURUS PRO Detachable MIC In-Ear Gaming Headset
What makes this headset stand out is the fact that it features the world’s first detachable microphone on an in-ear headset. As such, its lightweight stainless steel detachable design offewrs superb voice communication properties and it can be removed with ease at any given point. Also useful is the fact that it features a tangle free flat cable designed to never tangle inside your pockets whenever you put them away.
8Razer Hammerhead Pro V2
Thanks to their 10 mm extra-large dynamic drivers, these earbuds offer nothing less than stellar audio fidelity for you to enjoy. At the same time, they benefit greatly from a body design with flat-style cables for added toughness on the go, along with an in-line microphone with three quick action control buttons. Overall, these earbuds from Razer are some of the most versatile out there, working well with almost any device.
7TRONOE Sport HIFI In-Ear Earbuds
It is important for any modern headset to boast noise canceling technologies, which is precisely what these seemingly inexpensive earbuds set does. Despite its price, this earbuds headset offers roughly the same output standards you would normally expect from headsets twice its price. For instance, it offers distortion-free effects along with multifunction controls and an in-line microphone of the highest standard.
6GranVela G10 3.5mm Jack Earphones With Microphone
With these earphones, you get to experience the highest possible standard of audio quality with just a fraction of what you would normally pay for high-end earphones. They boast noise-isolating technologies for a superior fit and to block out ambient noise and distractions. They also come with an included adapter that allows you to use the earphones with virtually any PC or mobile device out there.
5GranVela V1S High Definition Dual Dynamic Driver In-ear Headphones
GranVela’s V1S High Definition Dual Dynamic Driver In-ear Headphones stand out as some of he best earphones when it comes to music quality. Although this translates to gaming tasks pretty well, the main purpose of these earphones is music output, which is how you get the most out of them. Having said that, let us point out that these earphones boast a gold-plated 3.5 mm audio jack and an OFC oxygen-free CU wire to guarantee a fast-speed signal transmission at all times.
4Honstek In-Ear Earbud Headphones X6
These ergonomic earbuds from Honstek benefit from a soft silicone construction that aids their noise isolating capabilities while making them very comfortable to wear. At the same time, it should be said that they have a frequency response between 20Hz and 20kHz so as to enjoy a much higher standard of quality. Given their long 3.6 ft cord, you will also find these earbuds to be very accommodating to a wide range of gaming devices.
3Razer Hammerhead Pro In-Ear PC and Music Headset
We already talked about the V2 version of this exquisite headset and let us say that the original version is just as good if not better. The reason we say that is because some people have complained about the newer version’s overall construction, which they feel is a bit cheaper as far as components go. With the original version, however, you get a machined lightweight aluminum body that vastly adds to the headset’s passive noise isolation and enhanced bass.
2Sony MDRXB50AP Extra Bass Earbud Headset
Due to their 110 dB/mW sensitivity, this particular headset from Sony can very well be considered one of the best out there. Whether you’re planning on using it for listening to music or for gaming purposes, these earbuds will impress you through their high-frequency response and overall sound output quality. Furthermore, these earbuds have an impressive inbuilt microphone with an electret condenser and omni directional capabilities.
1PlayStation Vita In-ear Headset
Seeing how this is the official PlayStation Vita In-ear Headset, you can definitely expect it to meet the highest possible standards when it comes to noise isolation and general output. It also benefits from a silicone construction that comes available in three different sizes for you to choose from so as to ensure a perfect fit. Last but not least, this headset features a high-quality inbuilt m,microphone designed to provide crystal clear communication at all times. All things considered, these are perhaps the best gaming earbuds out there.