turtle beach stealth 600 review

Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Review

With wireless gaming headsets gaining immense popularity, the Turtle Beach Stealth 600 emerges as a decent budget option. The well-balanced sound profile, good battery life, and reasonable pricing make them another popular choice among the gaming community. The wireless headsets can also be used for music purposes but are primarily designed for gaming. However, the bulky design of the headset is a major drawback as it restricts movement and causes fit issues. Also, you have a choice to make as the headset comes in two different variants based on compatibility – Xbox One or PS4.

Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Key Features

The Turtle Beach Stealth 600 is a non-Bluetooth wireless gaming headset that features Windows Sonic surround sound, the unique ProSpecs glasses-friendly design, and Turtle Beach’s exclusive Superhuman Hearing sound.

Type Over-Ear
Connectivity Wireless
Active noise cancellation No
Drivers 50 mm
Impedance 32 Ohms
Frequency response 20Hz – 20kHz
Battery life 15 hours
Weight 581 g
Special features Windows Sonic Surround Sound, ProSpecs glasses-friendly design, Super Human Hearing sound technology

Sound Quality

The Turtle Beach Stealth 600 surprisingly has very well-balanced audio with a perfect bass boost. The audio is quite neutral, which sounds good across games of all genres. The frequency response range also remains quite decent; however, the bass and trebles might vary if a person has lots of hair, wears glasses, etc. In short, the headphones fit around the ears can determine the audio experience. The wireless headphones have a good bass profile which means it’s neither too flat nor too thumpy. Thus, the action-packed games sound nice with perfectly rumbling noises such as firing, flying jets, and explosions. 

Also, the Turtle Beach Stealth 600 introduces its exclusive Super Human Hearing sound, which is a part of gaming sound enhancement. It focuses on providing

turtle beach stealth 700 review

Turtle Beach Stealth 700 : Wireless Gaming Headset

Turtle Beach is quite renowned in the gaming community for producing some impressive gaming headsets. The Turtle Beach Stealth 700 is a power-packed gaming headset that is a decent option for gamers under budget. The gaming headset supports both wireless and wired connectivity for non-stop gaming.  Also, the bass-heavy sound profile is a win-win situation for bass lovers. We can clearly see that Stealth 700 is an improved version of the older Turtle Beach Stealth 600, which lacked Bluetooth, ANC, and wired connection support. However, despite being suitable for mixed usage, the headset is not ideal for intense activities like workouts or sports.

Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Key Features

The Turtle Beach Stealth features two variants depending on the compatibility- PS4 and Xbox One. For immerse gaming experience, the gaming headsets support Windows Sonic Surround Sound. Also, you get active noise cancellation for the clearest game and chat audio.

Type Over-Ear
Connectivity Wireless
Active noise cancellation Yes
Drivers 50 mm
Impedance 32 Ohms
Frequency response 20Hz – 20kHz
Battery life 15 hours
Weight 726 g
Special features Superhuman Hearing, Windows Sonic Surround Sound, Dynamic Chat Boost, Mic Monitoring, Mobile App Compatibility (iOS/Android)
sony mdr xb950bt review

Sony MDR XB950BT Review

Sony is an undeniable choice of brand when it comes to excellent sound quality gadgets. No wonder why audiophiles look for Sony headphones when it comes to crystal clear music experience. The Sony MDR XB950BT is one such example of impeccable budget lineups from Sony that deliver great sound quality and flaunts one of the flashiest looks! In addition, the headphones are Bluetooth wireless enables making them one of the most comfortable and portable pairs of cans by Sony. Also, if you are a bass lover, the Sony MDR XB950BT might be your next favorite headphones because they are also known for their powerful bass!

Sony MDR XB950BT Key Features

The Sony MDR XB950BT are over-ear wireless headphones that feature Bluetooth connectivity and NFC for seamless music streaming. It boasts an Electro Bass Booster mode, perfect for those who love that extra thumpy bass effect.

Type Over-Ear
Connectivity Bluetooth
Active noise cancellation No
Drivers 40 mm
Impedance 24 Ohms
Frequency response 20 Hz – 20 kHz

3 Hz– 28 kHz with audio cable 

Battery life 20 hours
Weight 283.5 g
Special features NFC Technology, Electronic Bass Boost, Extended frequency range with the supplied cable
turtle beach recon 70 review

Turtle Beach Recon 70 Review

Turtle Beach Recon 70 is a decent wired gaming headset that is great for beginners. The gaming headset is quite straightforward, which means you won’t get any fancy features such as ANC, surround sound, app customization, etc. Also, you don’t get any wireless connectivity, making it a good entry-level gaming headset. Despite the limited features, it doesn’t compromise the quality and delivers excellent sound quality and solid build. So, let’s dig in further to see what Turtle Beach Recon 70 has to offer.

Turtle Beach Recon 70 Key Features

This is a wired headset that is relatively lightweight and has decent features for beginners. The universal 3.5 mm audio jack makes it versatile across an array of devices. 

Type Over-Ear
Connectivity Wired
Active noise cancellation No
Drivers 40 mm
Impedance 32 Ohms
Frequency response 20Hz – 20kHz
Battery life No rechargeable battery
Weight 270 g
Special features Super-lightweight design, Omni-Directional super sensitive mic, Universal 3.5 mm jack
steelseries arctis 5 review

SteelSeries Arctis 5 Review : Surround-sound Gaming Headset

Steelseries has a significant presence in the gaming community because of its great gaming headsets. The Steelseries Arctis 5 is a budget gaming headset that provides a decent wired gaming experience. Apart from a top-notch microphone and RGB illuminated design, you get plenty of customization options that most budget headsets lack. Although you can use the wired headset for mixed usage, it is most suitable for console gaming. However, in terms of durability, it might not be as impressive as other Steelseries lineups. Let’s find out more about what it has to offer.

Steelseries Arctis 5 Key Features

The Steelseries Arctis 5 is the perfect blend of gaming and style. It is one of the few gaming headsets with a prism RGB illuminated design that looks absolutely premium. Also, the headset supports next genDTS Headphone:X v2.0 surround sound and is known for its Discord-certified Clearcast bidirectional microphone.

Type Over-Ear
Connectivity Wired
Active noise cancellation No
Drivers 40mm
Impedance 32 ohms
Frequency response 20Hz-20kHz
Battery Life No rechargeable battery
Weight 363.01 g
Special features 7.1 surround sound, ClearCast bidirectional microphone, ChatMix dial, Ski Goggle Suspension Band
xbox wireless headset review

Xbox Wireless Headset Review

Gamers have always been crushing on Xbox because of how premium it feels and the power-packed performance it delivers. However, with every device going wireless, a cabled gaming console sounds like a hassle. That’s why Microsoft’s release of Xbox Wireless Headsets has been a piece of refreshing news for the gaming community. Specially designed for Xbox One and Xbox Series S|X consoles. You can also connect these wireless gaming headsets through USB-A to USB-C cable. These comfortable pair of cans can be your next favorite gaming headset if you are a big-time Xbox gamer.

Xbox Wireless Headset Key Features 

Microsoft’s Xbox Wireless Headset is specially designed for Xbox Wireless protocol. It enables seamless wireless pairing across Xbox Series S|X and Xbox One. They provide excellent gaming sound enhancement with spatial sound technologies like Dolby Atmos, Windows Sonic, etc. 

Type Over-Ear
Connectivity Bluetooth
Active noise cancellation Yes
Drivers 40 mm
Impedance 32 Ohms
Frequency response 20Hz – 20kHz
Battery life Up to 19 hours
Weight 310 g
Special features Supports Spatial Sound technologies like Windows Sonic, Dolby Atmos, and DTS Headphone:X on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One*
jbl e65 btnc review

JBL E65 BTNC Headphones Review

Hardcore gamer or an audiophile? Many of us do not exactly fit into any of these categories. So, we often look for headphones that you can use for mixed purposes without being specifically designed for one purpose. That’s why the JBL E65 BTNC is here for the rescue. These wireless active noise-canceling headphones by well-known audio brand JBL are impressive with their above-average sound delivery and ANC feature. Despite being wireless, they are not an ideal option if you are looking for workout headphones! Nevertheless, let’s have a  further look at what JBL E65 BTNC has to offer.

JBL E65 BTNC Key Features

The JBL E65 BTNC is one of the best affordable headphones that offer good quality ANC and Bluetooth wireless connectivity. Although it might be light on controls, it has tons of features like a built-in microphone, fold-flat portable design, dynamic battery life, and even voice assistant support!

Type Over-Ear
Connectivity Bluetooth
Active noise cancellation Yes
Drivers 40 mm
Impedance 32 Ohms
Frequency response 20Hz – 20kHz
Battery life Up to 30 hours
Weight 286 g
Special features Noise-cancelling, Fold-flat design, Detachable tangle-free fabric cord, Voice assistant support- Google, Siri
Sennheiser HD 600 review

Sennheiser HD 600 Review

Sennheiser is one of the brand names that primarily comes to mind when we think of great-sounding headphones. That’s why we have come up with a detailed review of Sennheiser HD 600, one of the most popular headphones for music lovers. For over 20 years, these particular headphones have never failed to impress audiophiles with their neutral and well-balanced sound profile across genres. They are lightweight, well-built, and comfortable for your long horse of listening to music. The best part is, these headphones are also used in professional studios as a reference audio device!

Sennheiser HD 600 Key Features

The open-back circumaural headphones feature Sennheiser quality audio with the help of neodymium ferrous magnets. These are typically wired headphones supported by Kevlar-reinforced oxygen-free-copper cable for the slightest handling noise. Also, it comes with replaceable ear pads adding to the convenience.

Type Over-Ear
Connectivity Wired
Active Noise Cancellation No
Drivers 42 mm neodymium drivers
Impedance 300 ohms
Frequency response 12 – 40,500 Hz
Battery life No rechargeable battery
Weight 257.99 g
Special features Replaceable parts, Kevlar-reinforced oxygen-free-copper cable, Computer-based transducer optimization
turtle beach recon review

Turtle Beach Recon 50X Review

If you are a fan of wired gaming with good stereo sound, the Turtle Beach Recon 50X might be a perfect choice. These are a decent pair of cans meant for gaming and don’t feel heavy on your pocket. Although it might not have reckless features like the premium headsets, it comes with decent game sound tweaks to be a great entry-level gaming headset. In addition, the headphones boast a typical gamer look and offer a rich bass profile that is up to scratch. Priced at just $25, it is such a steal that folks have no reason not to read the full review of Turtle Beach Recon 50X.

Turtle Beach Recon 50X Key Features

There’s no compromise with quality despite the low price tag. The Turtle Beach Recon 40X offers decent stereo sound quality and deep bass, enhancing your gaming experience. Also, the headset makes sure you are in your comfort by its lightweight design. In addition, the detachable boom mic is an absolute bonus.

Type Over-Ear
Connectivity Wired
Active noise cancellation No
Drivers 40 mm
Impedance 32 Ohms
Frequency response 20Hz – 20kHz
Battery life No rechargeable battery
Weight 363 g
Special features Fold-flat design, High-sensitivity Omni-directional boom mic

Sound Quality

The Turtle Beach Recon 50X comes with a fairly decent stereo sound quality that sounds balanced across genres. Thanks to its high-quality 40 mm audio drivers. As the headset is focused on gaming, it provides a crisp and clear gaming sound experience with deep bass. That’s right; bass lovers would surely enjoy the sound profile of Turtle Beach Recon as it comes with rich bass that makes explosive and thumping sounds impactful. Unfortunately, as it’s a stereo headphone, you won’t be getting any 7.1 surround sound support. 

Regarding the frequency range, it’s pretty satisfactory

akg k371 review

AKG K371 Review

If you are a fan of wired headphones, AKG, a popular headset brand among audiophiles, has come up with another treat. The AKG K371 is an accurate-sounding and compact over-the-ear headphones. The headphones are pretty comfortable and deliver decent sound quality across genres. However, it might have the best fit of all because even a slight movement can make them fall off your head. Nevertheless, the headphones are sturdy and ideal for long hours of listening to music. Check out the full review of AKG K371 to know what all it has to offer under $155.

AKG K371 Key Features

The AKG K371 boasts large 50 mm titanium-coated drivers that provide excellent performance. For comfort, the K371 features slow retention foam padding on the earpads for non-stop music listening. The headphones are sleek and foldable, which makes them travel-friendly too.

Type Over-Ear
Connectivity Wired
Active noise cancellation No
Drivers 50 mm
Impedance 32 ohms
Frequency response 5 Hz – 40 kHz
Battery life No rechargeable battery
Weight 255 grams
Special features AKG Reference Response Curve, Foldable Design, Slow-Retention Foam Ear Pads