Here Are The Top 10 Best Light Headsets 2017


A light weight (and perhaps how well they hold to your ear) is everything when it comes to choosing a bluetooth headset for comfort. This list presents light headsets with a weight of less than 11 grams, which is generally below the average weight for Bluetooth headsets.


The List:


Best Model 2017
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Motorola Boom

Motorola Boom

Avg. rating (1714 reviews)
Considering its average rank of 84%, we determined that the Motorola Boom is currently the best lightweight headset 2017. AlphaChooser also concludes that our 1714 reviews sampled give us a high confidence level that justifies making it a "no-brainer best choice."
  • Special features: On/off feature (flip mic to turn on, fold mic to turn off)
Second Best
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#2
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Plantronics Explorer 500

Plantronics Explorer 500

Avg. rating (1174 reviews)
With its star rating of 4 over 1174 reviews, we rank this Plantronics model the second best lightweight headset. * Btw, our choices are based on an in-depth analysis of hundreds of lightweight headset reviews from multiple sources.

The Explorer 500 is a stylish mono headset with a more recent Bluetooth version (4.1), up to six months of standby time in Deepsleep mode (24 days in normal standby mode), and multi-lingual notifications (French, Spanish, English).
  • Special features: Multi-lingual notifications (English, Spanish, French)

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#3
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72%
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Jabra Eclipse

Jabra Eclipse

Avg. rating (414 reviews)
The Jabra Eclipse is a stylish Bluetooth 4.1 mono headset weighing 5.5 grams and measuring 24.82 mm in width (one of the lightest and narrowest we have profiled).
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#4
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82%
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Plantronics M90

Plantronics M90

Avg. rating (137 reviews)
The Plantronics M90 is a mono headset with an app for Android phones (Find MyHeadset app), a rather high 11 hours of talk time (for an 8-gram mono headset) on a 2-hour charge, and the Deepsleep mode, which extends standby time from 16 days to 180.
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#5
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78%
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Jabra Stealth

Jabra Stealth

Avg. rating (726 reviews)
The Stealth is an in-ear mono Bluetooth 4.0 headset, weighing less than an ounce (0.28oz), allowing NFC pairing and up to 6 hours of talk time standby time.
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#6
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76%
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Plantronics Voyager Edge

Plantronics Voyager Edge

Avg. rating (1952 reviews)
The Voyager Edge is a lightweight (9 grams) Bluetooth headset by Plantronics, designed to understand voice commands in several languages, with a charging case that extends talk time to up to 16 hours.
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#7
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70%
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Yurbuds Liberty Wireless

Yurbuds Liberty Wireless

Avg. rating (977 reviews)
The Liberty Wireless is a headset for active people, which Yurbuds describes as sweatproof, coming with TwistLock Technology (for secure fit), 6 hours of music streaming, and an on-screen battery life indicator.
  • Special features: Woven cloth cord
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#8
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78%
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Jabra Style

Jabra Style

Avg. rating (547 reviews)
  • Special features: Auto Pairing, Jabra Assist app, Power nap (It goes into hibernation for battery saving), Auto On
Also Good
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Rank:
#9
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77%
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High
Jabra Mini

Jabra Mini

Avg. rating (220 reviews)
The Jabra Mini is a small Bluetooth 4.0 headset (0.85 x 0.58 x 0.39 in.) with nine hours of talk time, a Power Nap feature, and a 98-foot range.
  • Special features: Jabra Assist, Power Nap
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#10
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64%
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More stereo headsets, sorted by the latest model first:

Apple AirPods

Apple AirPods

Avg. rating (3 reviews)
The AirPods is a cord-free pod-based Bluetooth headset that boasts automatic responses based on user actions (like automatically pausing music upon taking the earbuds off one's ears, for instance) and is fully controlled by voice commands -- all while running for a maximum playback time of 24 hours and a talk time of 11 hours if the wireless charging case is fully used.
  • Special features: Automatic pause upon taking the AirPods off the ears, Automatic power-on upon taking them out of the case
Aelec Flexbuds

Aelec Flexbuds

The Flexbuds is a sweatproof stereo Bluetooth headset which flaunts memory foam ear tips and CVC 6.0 noise isolation to enhance the user's listening experience, but comes up short in terms of lasting power as its 4-hour playback and 6-hour talk time both fall behind those of other models'.
  • Special features: Hibernation mode, Memory foam ear tips and ear buds, Rotatable ear buds and over ear hooks
Dabs Audio S10

Dabs Audio S10

The S10 is a compact truly-wireless Bluetooth headset equipped with noise and echo-cancelling capabilities and an inductive-magnet wireless charging system which provides it with enough power for 200 hours of stand-by and eight hours of talk time, both of which are below the category average, but are reasonable as far as cord-free Bluetooth headsets are concerned.
UMIDIGI UMI BTA9

UMIDIGI UMI BTA9

The BTA9 is a sleek-looking (but generic, nonetheless) Bluetooth headset with CVC 6.0 noise cancellation and an IPX4 sweatproof rating whose silicone gel earbuds and ear hooks promise a secure and ergonomic fit -- enticing fitness fans who are willing to overlook its below-average 160-hour stand-by and 6-hour playback.
Senso ActivBuds S-250

Senso ActivBuds S-250

The Activbuds S-250 is a sports Bluetooth headset using version 4.1 + EDR that offers protection from moisture through its IPX7 rating and, at a charging time of 5 hours for up to 8 hours of talk time, fuels up considerably quicker compared to most other models.
Firegram Mini

Firegram Mini

The Mini is a small mono Bluetooth headset with Clear and Crystal Voice technology that sports equally-small-value specs as its music playback time and talk time are both far below average values at 3.5 hours and 4 hours, respectively.
Simger Beats

Simger Beats

The Beats is an especially-lightweight cord-free Bluetooth headset running on version 4.1+EDR that is armed with sweat and moisture protection for active use, although its performance in terms of battery life falls short in comparison to other headset models.
Totu Bluetooth Headset

Totu Bluetooth Headset

The Totu Bluetooth Headset is a typical sports headset that uses a 4.0-version Bluetooth with apt-X, that interestingly offers a lifetime warranty and a language switch feature (between Chinese and English), alongside 5-hour talk and music playback times.
  • Special features: English and Chinese language switch function
Avantree Vox-Pop

Avantree Vox-Pop

Avg. rating (3 reviews)
The Vox-Pop is a fashionable mono headset with voice prompts, which guide and inform about the headset's status, and a small build (50mm x 23mm x 16mm, 7.3g: one of the smallest we have seen).
Plantronics M165

Plantronics M165

Avg. rating (9811 reviews)
  • Special features: Power-saving mode,
Motorola H19txt

Motorola H19txt

Avg. rating (491 reviews)
  • Special features: NFC
Jabra Talk

Jabra Talk

Avg. rating (1334 reviews)
  • Special features: Redial, voice dialing
Samsung HM1900

Samsung HM1900

Avg. rating (985 reviews)
  • Special features: Simple Pairing technology for automatic pairing with your Bluetooth-enabled devices
Plantronics M55

Plantronics M55

Avg. rating (2364 reviews)
  • Special features: DeepSleep mode for up to 150 days of standby
Jabra EASYGO

Jabra EASYGO

Avg. rating (583 reviews)
  • Special features: Auto-pairing

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