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Published on August 27, 2020

10 Best Headsets for Video Chats and Conference Calls

10 Best Headsets for Video Chats and Conference Calls

Since the current circumstances have compelled us to work from home, it has become even more crucial that you choose the best headset for your video chats and conference calls. Poor audio quality can massively hinder communication and, consequently, negatively affect you and the productivity of your team.

To liberate you from going through the reviews of every single headset out there, we’ve compiled a list of the best headsets to date. This list will assist you in acquiring the best headset for your video chats and conference calls. 

Why You Should Trust Us

Our list incorporates headsets that are typically manufactured for video chatting and conferencing purposes. These headsets are unique and distinctive and stand out from the rest of the headsets. Learn some of the essential criteria to look at when choosing a headphone: 8 Essential Tips for Purchasing Headsets

Among many features, our hand-picked headsets include a noise-canceling feature that blocks any unwanted external noise and enables you to concentrate on the task at hand. In addition, they encompass fluffy ear pads that will grant you the utmost comfort when they are worn for a prolonged period. 

1. Mpow 071 USB Headset

    Mpow is one of the largest producers of quality headsets for video conferences and chatting. Their low and reasonable prices paired with good quality is a staple.

    Beyond being comfortable and having noise-canceling features, it can be connected to any device that allows USB ports and has extended-wear comfort. This allows the headband to adjust so it can fit on any head.

    Buy this headset.

    2. Logitech H390 USB Headset

      Another large contender in the market is Logitech. They provide a good mixture of headsets. The first one we’re covering is their generic one.

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      Compared to Mpow’s, the mic is more stable as the arm of the mic is thicker. On top of that, you might find it more comfortable due to the extra padding on the headset itself. You’ve also got some inline volume and mute controls to alter audio.

      Buy this headset.

      3. Logitech H800 Bluetooth Wireless Headset

        If you’re impressed by Logitech, they have more than they can offer. If you care about wires, these wireless headphones can help you out in that area.

        It is a higher price than their standard headset, but it’s additional features and quality make it worthwhile. Laser-tuned speaker drivers enable crisp and clear audio. It has a range of 40 feet, allowing you to move around your workspace with ease. It has padding for comfort to make it easier for you to wear while you work. It also has a battery life of six hours before needing to be charged.

        Buy this headset.

        4. Mpow All Platform

          Another product from Mpow to consider is their All Platform headset. On the surface, it looks exactly the same as their default headset we mentioned earlier, though there are some key differences between the two.

          The first is that the All Platform comes with an exclusive 2-in-1 in line control allowing you to use the wired headset on your cell phone or computer. The sound card is also higher-end and thus does a better job at canceling background noise and any other sound.

          Buy this headset.

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          5. TaoTronics Bluetooth Microphone

            There are so many different brands beyond Mpow and Logitech to consider. One that caught our attention was TaoTronics. It provides a lot of unique features to the table that makes it well worth considering.

            First is it uses AI technology to reduce noise. It is the first of its kind to use this kind of technology.

            Another notable feature is that it uses Bluetooth technology for stable signals and to pair with other Bluetooth technology. It’s a wireless headset, but it has a battery life of 34 hours and is designed for all-day comfort since it’s lightweight.

            Buy this headset.

            6. Avantree Bluetooth Headphones

              Taotronics isn’t the only one of the best headsets using Bluetooth technology for their headphones. Avantree is using them as well. If you’re looking for great comfort, these are some of the best ones thanks in part to them being over-ear headphones.

              These are great for video conferences or if your job requires you to be taking calls frequently for various reasons. First, they are wireless and wired headphones, making it ideal for whatever your preferences are. They also have a 40-hour long battery life if you decide to go wireless. It also comes with a built-in microphone, which removes the extended arm and mic that’s attached to other headphones.

              Buy this headset.

              7. OneOdio Over-Ear Headphones

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                If we sold you on over-ear headphones and are looking for a cheaper alternative, OneOdio has some quality headphones with their unique features.

                While these are designed for musicians, they’re also designed to be monitor headphones while you work online. Regardless of the environment you’re working on, these will provide great comfort, great sound, and are compatible with all devices.

                The only downside is that while these headphones do have buttons to adjust audio, there isn’t a built-in microphone. It’s not that big of an issue as the devices you’re plugging this into will have built-in microphones, but that just means it can never be wireless.

                Buy this headset.

                8. Mpow Single-Sided Microphone

                  Mpow has a wide variety of microphones for internet use. And while they all have a lot of features in common, there are a few changes to them. This one, in particular, is a single-sided microphone and designed to be on one ear.

                  What’s unique with this is that you can alternate which ear it’s on due to the arm being rotatable by 270 degrees. The speaker itself can also cancel a lot of noise and the fact it’s so adjustable ensures you can position it until you’re comfortable with it.

                  Buy this headset.

                  9. Mpow Microphone Comfort Fit

                    The final alternative for Mpow products that we’ll list here is their comfort fit brand. While all of their best headsets are designed to be comfortable, this one takes extra steps to ensure comfort.

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                    The only thing that is different from the others is the extra padding and materials used for the headset itself.

                    Buy this headset.

                    10. Vogek Headphones

                      The final headset we’ll cover is the one from Vogek. They provide a sleek design and provide great sound compared to others at similar pricing points. In terms of sound, it offers great stereo and bass, too. All around, they’re a great investment if you’re looking for bargain headphones.

                      Buy this headset.

                      Final Thoughts

                      Like with a lot of other products, the higher up in price you go, the more quality that comes with it. Regardless, headphones have come a long way and many that you’ll find on the internet will provide decent enough comfort.

                      However, if you want your headphones to last for a long time, consider the ones that have made this list as they can provide great durability and you’ll be able to get your money’s worth from them.

                      Featured photo credit: Miguelangel Miquelena via unsplash.com

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