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Best Headphones For Xbox One X 2018

(Last Updated On: June 11, 2018)

Xbox One X is the latest gaming console to be released by Microsoft. If you have bought the gaming console you will need a headphone to go along with sooner or later. Now with every new gaming console there is new technology that is released with it and to take full advantage of that technology for a better gameplay you should have the right tools to go with. Headphones are necessary when it comes to unlocking the sound potential of your gaming console. So for this purpose we have compiled some of the best headphones for Xbox One X gaming console below in this publication do check them out.

If you decide to get a Xbox X One headphone on your own then there are few things that you should consider so you can make a smart decision and it will save you a lot of time as well since looking for headphone can be time consuming and confusing as you get so many options to choose from. Let’s get into the things that you should consider when buying a headphone for Xbox One X.

Comfort

The first thing to look for in a gaming headset whether you are getting for PC for Xbox X One is the comfort level. You will spending hours on gaming console and that hours of use with a headphone can cause a lot of fatigue to the ears if the headphone is not comfortable to use. To find a good comfortable headphone you should look for a good soft ear cup padding and the headband has to have a good padding as well so it won’t hurt your head.

Microphone

The next thing you should keep in mind when buying a headphone for Xbox X One gaming console is that the headphone should have a microphone attached to it. The mic has to there so you can communicate with your teammates. The mics on high end headphones are available now with noise cancellation feature which allows for a crystal clear communication between you and your teammates without the background sounds being transmitted.

Sound Quality

The next thing you should keep a good eye on is the sound quality of the headphone. The headphone whether you are getting for gaming use or for normal use, is useless if you don’t get a good quality sound out of it. When getting a headphone make sure that you get a headphone from a reputable manufacturer the low priced headphones are good on your pocket but their drivers are of very low quality and they produce very low quality sound which will ruin your gameplay.

Durability

The next thing you should consider when getting a headphone is the durability factor of the headphone. Since you will be using your headphone for hours on a stretch and on a daily basis then you should make sure that the headphone you choose should have durable quality material used to manufacture it. You should prefer the headband to be made of metal as the headband will take a lot of toll during gaming and the plastic headband will not last long no matter how hard the plastic is.

Let’s start with the best headphone we have on here for Xbox One X so you can make a better choice.

Best Headphones For Xbox One X (Comparison)

HeadphoneWeight 
Plantronics RIG 800LX Wireless Gaming Headset (Editor's Choice)10.2 ozCheck Price
HyperX Cloud Alpha Pro Gaming Headset11.8 ozCheck Price
Razer Thresher Wireless Headphone14.2 ozCheck Price

 

Plantronics RIG 800LX Wireless Gaming Headset – (Editor’s Choice)

The first headphone we have on here for Xbox One X is the model RIG 800LX produced by Plantronics.Best Headphones For Xbox One X Plantronics is a reputable name when it comes to production of high quality gaming headsets. This particular model produced by this manufacturer is a purpose built gaming headphone and it is well suited for use with Xbox One X gaming console. The ratings of this headphone are high. How it fared in our review? Let’s find out.

Let’s start with the design of the 800LX headphone. The headphone is very comfortable to use as it features memory foam ear cushions to provide that comfort level to the ears. The frame of this headphone is flexible making it easy to adjust to big heads. The frame flexibility also makes this headphone a durable headphone as well. The head strap of this headphone is self adjusting and there are multiple adjustment point all over the headphones for perfect fit. The 800LX headphone over all is very light in weight. The microphone of this headphone is non removable.

When it comes to features the 800LX headphone is based on wireless connectivity technology using RF connectivity to connect to devices wirelessly. The operating frequency of the RF station with this headphone is 2.4GHz. The wireless connectivity range of this headphone is 10m. The 800LX headphone has a 40mm driver for high quality sound production. The 800LX headphone features Dolby Atmos sound for remarkable sound quality.

The battery of this headphone lasts for 24 hours and the 800LX headphone has a quick charge feature which charges up the headphone for 3 hours use in just 30 minutes. The frequency of this headphone is between 20Hz and 20,000Hz while the impedance of this headphone is 32ohms. The mic frequency of this headphone is between 100Hz to 10,000Hz while the mic sensitivity is -45db.

When it comes to performance the 800LX headphone produces high quality sound and the mic delivers crystal clear sound to the person on the other end. The headphone is very comfortable to wear and it will not cause fatigue to the ears after log duration use. The 800LX headphone is durable and it has a very good build quality with quality materials used for it’s construction.

The only thing that bothered us about this headphone is the occasional connectivity issue, sometimes it doesn’t connect with the Xbox and you have to try again.

ProsCons
Memory Foam Ear CushionsRare Connection Issue
30 Minutes Quick Charge
24 Hours Battery Time

Conclusion

If you are looking for a durable headphone that produces high quality sound and the mic quality is on point as well then look no further than 800LX headphone by Plantronics.

 

 

HyperX Cloud Alpha Pro Gaming Headset

The next headphone we have on here is the Cloud Alpha Pro produced by HyperX.Best Headphones For Xbox One X HyperX is a reliable name when it comes to production of high quality gaming headphones. The headphone in question here is a well suited headphone for use with Xbox X One gaming console. This headphone also has high ratings. How it fared in our review? Let’s find out.

We start with the design of the Cloud Alpha Pro headphone and it is a very comfortable and durable headphone. The Cloud Alpha Pro headphone features large ear cups which is padded with soft pliable leatherette which provides a very good comfort level. The frame of this headphone is adjustable and it is made of aluminium so it is very durable. The lightweight design of the Cloud Alpha Pro headphone also features a braided wire which covers the durability of the wire.

When it comes to features the Cloud Alpha Pro headphone features wired connectivity which is made possible with detachable cable functionality. The connector on this headphone is 3.5mm. There are two cables provided by the manufacturer for connectivity, the headset cable is 1.3m in length and the PC extension cable is 2m in length. The Cloud Alpha Pro headphone features a detachable mic which has a noise cancellation feature on it as well. the Cloud Alpha Pro headphone features multiple platform compatibility.

The driver of this headphone is 50mm and the impedance of this headphone is 65 ohms. The frequency of this headphone is between 13Hz and 27,000Hz while the sensitivity on this headphone is 98db. The mic frequency of this headphone is between 50Hz and 18,000Hz and the mic sensitivity is -43db.

When it comes to performance the Cloud Alpha Pro headphone produces high quality sound and the mic’s noise cancellation is excellent. The build quality of this headphone is excellent and it causes no fatigue to the ear if used for a longer duration on a stretch.

The Cloud Alpha Pro headphone requires a good sound card to let it’s users experience the full sound potential it has.

ProsCons
Adjustable Aluminium FrameRequires Good Sound Card To Reach Full Potential
Durable
Comfortable

Conclusion

If you are looking for a good gaming headphone that is compatible with almost any gaming platform then look no further than Cloud Alpha Pro headphone by HyperX.

 

 

 

Razer Thresher Wireless Headphone

The last headphone we have on here for Xbox X One is Thresher produced by Razer.Best Headphones For Xbox One X Razer is a well known manufacturer among the gaming community they produce high quality gaming devices from gaming mouse to gaming headphones. This particular headphone is purpose built for gaming and it has good ratings as well. How it fared in our review? Let’s find out.

We start with the design of the Thresher headphone and it is very comfortable to wear. The Thresher headphone features memory foam and leatherette ear cushions which cause no fatigue to the ears even if the headphone is worn for long duration. The lightweight Thresher headphone has metal headband which contributes a lot in the overall durability of this headphone.

When it comes to features the Thresher headphone features wireless connectivity which is based on the RF wireless technology. The RF base station operates on 5GHz frequency. The wireless range of this headphone is 6m and the Thresher headphone features a 50mm driver to produce high quality sound. The Thresher headphone features Windows Sonic Surround as well.

The battery lasts for around 12 hours on a full charge and the mic on this headphone is retractable. The impedance of this headphone is 32 ohms while the frequency of this headphone is between 12Hz and 28,000Hz. The mic frequency of this headphone is between 100Hz and 10,000Hz and the mic sensitivity of this headphone is -38db.

When it comes to performance the headphone produces high quality sound and the mic works really good. The headphone has a very good build quality and is very durable in use. The comfort level of this headphone is very good and it causes no fatigue to the ears over long durations.

The things that bothered us about this headphone are that it takes too long to charge up and the battery lasts for very little time 12 hours is nothing compared to other headphones.

ProsCons
LightweightTakes All Night To Charge
ComfortableLow Battery Time
Durable
Retractable Mic

Conclusion

The Thresher headphone is a good headphone if you are not a frequent gamer otherwise there are better options available than Thresher headphone by Razer.

 

 

Conclusion

The headphone listed here for use with Xbox One X gaming console are some of the best available in the market right now. If they have any reported issues regarding their build or sound quality they have been mentioned in this publication. We hope you find this publication useful. Let us know what you think about these headphones in the comments below.

 

 

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