Don't-Miss Headset Stories
We tested six premium-priced Bluetooth headsets, expecting to get the cream of the phone-accessory crop. We instead found a wide range of quality, comfort, and add-ons.
Thanks to the ubiquity of Bluetooth, we're spoiled by an abundance of headsets and car speakerphones. Use our buying guide to learn about the different types, know what to look for when shopping, and get specific recommendations.
The Rig is an excellent all-around headset with some unnecessary features that drive up the price.
Razer’s latest headset serves up (virtual) 7.1 surround sound in a gorgeous shell.
MEElectronics’s A161P looks modest, but it offers impressive headphone value at $129 (and even more so at street prices). It’s easy to recommend for just about anyone.
These wireless bone-conduction headphones are quite comfortable, but perhaps a tad expensive for the sound quality.
AfterShokz newest wrap-around bone-conduction headphones are an improvement over the first-gen models.
The big buttons on the Supertooth HD Voice make it super easy to use in the car. Also helpful? The background noise reduction.
While we were thrilled with the clear and consistent call quality, the HM3300 suffers some in the features department.
The Roadster 2 is a Bluetooth car kit that has it's own mobile app
An affordable, if basic, Bluetooth car kit for hands-free conversations.
This super comfortable set of Bluetooth headphones delivers great call quality, if not a consistent connection.
This headset is tuned for gaming, and delivers a strong value proposition —whether you’re on a console, handheld device or PC. Still, audiophiles can likely find better equipment for movies or music at a similar price.
Apple's new headphones, called EarPods, ship with the iPhone 5 and the latest iPod models, but they're also available for purchase separately. Are they worth your money? Here's our full review.