As serious gamers, getting into the virtual reality of our gaming world is never complete without the action-packed sound from the gaming action itself, head gears, headsets, headphones and best gaming earbuds get us there.
Earbuds are more portable and versatile options, not only can you use them for massive and aggressive gaming, you could also use them to listen to music, exercise, make calls and so on; plus they are very affordable. Almost all earbuds here are under $50. Let’s get on the ride.
Best gaming earbuds of 2017:
1. Tt eSPORTS ISURUS PRO Gaming Earbuds:
The ISURUS is a gaming earbud made/designed for e-sports gaming.
It was specially engineered for pro gamers.
And it’s was the world’s first in-ear detachable microphone design headset. The price ranges from about $29.99 to about $36.99.
The ISURUS PRO is a bit better compared to other gaming earbuds, because its microphone has better fit and offer a clearer voice communication which improves gaming experience. It has both a detachable mic and an in-line mic, so you can either speak through the in-line mic or via the detachable mic which is better. It also has an in-line 3 button remote. With the ISURUS PRO you don’t have to worry about tangling of cable because it is designed to be tangle-free.
2. Mad Catz ES Pro 1 (with mic):
The Mad Catz ES Pro gaming headphone cost is ranging from $39.99-$49.99.
It is a very versatile earbud that can be connected to your gaming console controller as well as smart devices and its light in weight. The Mad Catz also comes with two mics, one pair (secondary microphone) for online gaming conversions which can be detached while the other one (Primary microphone) is an omnidirectional boom that hears only the sound of your voice as you chat online.
-Dimension- 5.7 x 1.6 x 6.3 inches
-Weight- 4 ounces
The Mad Catz’s secondary mic resides among in-line controls for game volume and mic mute.
The mic are really handy for handling calls on your smartphones. Just like other earbuds, the Mad Catz has great acoustic the isolate background noise.
The Mad Catz comes with three earbud options, each with different sizes. So you can discover which one gives you an ideal ear fitting.
Although, it has only one color, which is only green (on amazon).
3. The GranVela G10 earbud:
4. Symphonized NRG Bluetooth wireless:
This is a Bluetooth wireless gaming earbud. Symphonized NRG cost is ranging from $19.99-$20.99. It has a unique wooded design with great acoustics and a solid bass response, making our list for the best gaming earbuds of this year.
And a clear sound from up to 33 ft. away from, your Bluetooth enable device. It also isolates background noise. It could last for about 8-10 hours of playtime with bluetooth, depending on your volume level.
It’s light weighted and has a secure fit in your ear compared to some other earbuds.
The Symphonized NRG has an in-line microphone and a built-in volume control button.
With the control buttons you can also answer phone calls and end phone calls and control your music right from the earbud.
Its works perfectly for iPhone, mac book, android phones, laptops and more. And I also believe it’s swear proof so you’re free to take it for work outs.
5. Razer Hammerhead Pro V2:
Razer Hammerhead Pro V2 is a gaming earbud mainly for gamer. It’s the most expensive on the list, the price of a Razer Hammered pro V2 ranges from about $64.99 to $74.99.
-Weight- 0.5 ounces
-Dimension- 52 x 1 x 0.5 inches
-Manufacturer- Razer Inc.
With 10mm dynamic drivers for stellar audio superiority and a flat-style cable for toughness.
The razer hammerhead pro has 3 quick action control buttons for iOS and Android devices.
It was designed with a high quality body to enable improved acoustics. The flat-style cable also makes it light and easy to move. And for the music lovers, I don’t really recommend the razer hammerhead pro V2.
6. The Sentey Bullex Gunmetal Earbuds:
Sentey Bullex Gunmetal Earbud is a strong gaming earbud with microphone.
It has a metal brushed finish on the earbuds with gives it a luxurious feel. The sentey bullex has a long earphone cable length for easy usability.
Dimension- 5.8 x 4.9 x 2 inches
Weight- 1.6 ounces
The earbud also provides exact and natural sound than traditional stereo and with the silicone tip to block away sound from the environment for quality comfort.
It also has an in-line controller with a flexible tangle-free special cable built-in-mic for hands-free talk.
Unlike some other gaming earbuds, the Sentey bullex gunmetal earbud is great for music and other outdoor activities.
But unfortunately this earbud is not sweat proof nor waterproof.
7. Bees in-ear Earbuds:
Bees is an ideal gaming earbud that works perfectly with smartphones, tablets, computers, MP3 players and especially your Game Console. It has a 3.5 mm port like other top gaming earbuds with a flat tangle-free cord.
It has soft inner earbuds which enhances comfort.
-Dimension- 1.2 x 0.8 x 0.5 inches
-Weight- 0.3 ounces
Like most other gaming earbuds, it has an excellent sound quality, especially the deep bass and an in-built microphone and is light weighted which makes it ideal for all day use.
The Bees earbud only has one color on amazon.
If you’re looking for a very affordable gaming earbud, then the Bees earbud is the answer.
8. Edifier P270 In-ear Earbud:
I will recommend the Edifier for gamers looking for a gaming earbud under $30. The edifier has pretty interesting color; Black, Gold and Silver which cost the
same price ($15.99-$19.99).
-Dimension- 2 x 5.6 x 0.9
-Weight- 1.8 ounces
It has a sleek metallic alloy design and its light weighted for all day use.
Just like the previous gaming earbud, edifier has an in-line microphone with one-button in-line control to ensure clear communicate during online gaming session. The Edifier come with three silicone gel pads (a small, medium and a large).
9. Sennheiser PC300 G4ME Earbud:
Sennheiser is one of the most expensive gaming earbud of 2017 with a price ranging from about $39.99 to about $69.99. So if you looking for a really cheap earbud, I’ll advise you to keep scrolling. The Sennheiser is known for its perfect fit and its high quality integrated microphone which enable gamers to communicate with their teammate or fellow gamers.
Dimension- 3.8 x 1.8 x 8.5 inches
Weight- 4.8 ounces
It also has an in-line volume control, so you can control your volume right from the earbud unlike some other gaming earbuds. The earbud works perfectly with other devices (your smartphone, your tablets, your laptop and your game console) just like other gaming earbuds. It’s only available in one color (black).
10. Roccat SYVA:
Roccat SYVA is one of the cheapest on our list, its price ranges from $18.99-$20.99. The SYVA has a streamlined design which make it low in weight with a deep bass and good treble. It has an in-line microphone for online chat during gaming sessions and also am in-cable remote for easy control, but the in-cable remote doesn’t have a volume control.
Dimension- 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.5 inches
Weight- 0.6 ounces
Like other earbuds, the SYVA comes with three different ergonomic ear tip of different sizes.
11. Sony PlayStation Vita in-ear Headset:
This is a really popular gaming earbud. It is the official gaming earbud for play station vita. The earbud has an in-line microphone with a mute switch. Like most other gaming earbuds, the PS vita headset comes with three different silicone ear tips of different sizes for secure fitting and comfort.
Dimension- 3.2 x 7.4 x 1.4 inches
Weight- 2.4 ounces
It’s not so good at reducing background noise because it doesn’t really cover the ear unlike so other gaming earbud. The prices for the PS vita headset ranges from about $22.99-$25.99. Despite the fact that the headset was made for PS Vita it can also work for other devices like your iPhone or your android smartphone.
12. Action pie VJJB-V1S earbud:
The Action pie has its gold and gray color which combines to make an interesting design. With its excellent driver design it produces a deep bass which provides a super comfortable noise reducing fit. It also has a lightweight design like most other earbuds for ideal listening during exercise or everyday wear. The Action Pie has a built-in microphone that lets you talk hands free on your smart devices. It works perfectly with iPhone, android devices, blackberry and also windows devices. The Action Pie VJJB has two types the V1 and the V1S (the one on this list), the difference is the V1 doesn’t have an in-built mic and it’s cheaper ($15.99-$18.99) while the V1S has an in-built mic and it’s higher in price ($16.99-$19.99).
Dimension- 10 x 10 x 2 inches
Weight- 16 ounces
So if you’re looking for a gaming earbud to enhance you gaming experience for around $30, go for it.
13. Honstek In-ear Earbud headphone:
Honstek is another great wireless gaming earbud and also a very cheap one, its cost ranging from about $9.99-$12.99. The Honstek has soft silicone earbuds which enhances comfort and also isolates background noise. It also has a wider frequency response (20 hertz for fuller listening enjoyment). Like other gaming earbuds, the Honstek has an in-built mic with remote control for hands-free calls. The Honstek has only three colors; gold, gray+blue and silver+green.
14. Turtle Beach Gaming Earbud:
Turtle Beach Gaming Earbud cost is ranging from $30.99-$35.99. The turtle beach earbud is known for its enhanced stability and comfort which makes it really unique around the ear.
It has noise isolating design which blocks out noise. It also comes with an in-line microphone for hands-free chatting during an online gaming session.
Dimension- 6.4 x 4 x 1.3 inches
Weight- 2.4 ounces
Just like other gaming earbuds, the turtle beach comes with three interchangeable earbuds with different sizes for your comfort. The Turtle Beach delivers dynamic audio range with deep bass response and superior sound quality. It has only two colors; black and silver.
Unlike most other gaming earbuds, the turtle beach doesn’t have an in-built mute or volume control button.
Although its makes the list for one of our best, recently most customers are complaining about the fact that it’s not durable: it breaks after a little period of usage.
And the makers are asking customers that have bought it to return it for a refund: Just in-case you know anyone who is trying to purchase it!
15. SteelSeries Flux In-Ear Earbuds:
The SteelSeries flux is a good in-ear headset. Aside from silicon ear tips, the SteelSeries flux includes memory foam ear tips which increases noise isolation for gamer and enhance great comfort. The cables are flat which makes it tangle-free or to prevent it from knotting up.
Dimension- 130 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm
Just like others, it has a built-in mic that picks up voice pattern over Omni-directional. The earbud produces a clear and accurate sound but not for bass heads.
Gaming is fun with good, comfy earbuds.
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