Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
48% have it
2. has a mute function
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
79% have it
3. driver unit size
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Asus ROG Strix Wireless: 60mm
4. has stereo speakers
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
87% have it
5. can be used as a headset
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.
6. number of microphones
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
ASTRO Gaming A38: 4
7. control panel placed on a device
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
33% have it
8. Can be used wirelessly
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
21% have it
9. compatible with Xbox Live
You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.
28% have it
10. maximum Bluetooth range
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
PDP Afterglow Universal Wireless: 30m
11. has a removable battery
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
6% have it
12. diaphragm size
The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.
Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 500P: 50mm
13. has an on-ear form
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.