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

Average rating: (1707 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 1707 reviews sampled across multiple sources 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)
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#2
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Plantronics Explorer 500

Plantronics Explorer 500

Average rating: (1172 reviews)
With its star rating of 4 over 1172 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

Average 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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74%
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BlueAnt Q3i

BlueAnt Q3i

Average rating: (103 reviews)
The Q3i is a Bluetooth mono headset weighing less than an ounce (0.32) with up to eight hours of talk time, a wind resistance of 22mph max, and Rapid Charge, which claims to fill up its battery to 50 percent in 30 minutes.
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#5
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82%
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Plantronics M90

Plantronics M90

Average rating: (132 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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#6
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79%
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Jabra Stealth

Jabra Stealth

Average rating: (712 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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#7
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75%
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Plantronics Voyager Edge

Plantronics Voyager Edge

Average rating: (1896 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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#8
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71%
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Yurbuds Liberty Wireless

Yurbuds Liberty Wireless

Average rating: (963 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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#9
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78%
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Jabra Style

Jabra Style

Average rating: (547 reviews)
  • Special features: Auto Pairing, Jabra Assist app, Power nap (It goes into hibernation for battery saving), Auto On
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#10
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65%
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Dabs Audio S10

Dabs Audio S10

The S10 is a compact cord-free 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.
Ztotop BVDE

Ztotop BVDE

The BVDE is a truly hands-free mono Bluetooth headset with CVC 6.0 noise cancellation technology that features a 200-degree rotating microphone arm, a 180-degree rotating receiver arm, and eight hours of working time, which is the average value for its category.
  • Special features: 200-degree-rotating microphone arm, 180-degree-rotating receiver arm
Treblab XR500

Treblab XR500

The XR500 is an IPX7-waterproof sports Bluetooth headset with CVC 6.0 noise cancellation, aptX technology, and pretty decent working (9 hours) and stand-by (240 hours) times, considering that the battery it comes with is only 85 mAh.
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.
GoNovate G9

GoNovate G9

The G9 is an affordable mono Bluetooth headset designed to appear low-key, that disables its flashing status LED once paired successfully, strangely designed to be only worn on the user's right ear, and only delivering a below average 3-hour usage after its 2-hour charging time.
  • Special features: Once the headset is paired it will stop flashing its LED to remain discreet
Phaiser BHS-730

Phaiser BHS-730

The BHS-730 is a stylish Bluetooth headset featuring 8mm speakers encased in an aviation-grade aluminum-magnesium alloy, removable ear-hooks to secure them during workouts, cable management clips, a carrying case, and a 3.7-volt lithium-polymer battery for a standby time of 160 hours.
  • Special features: lifestate feature displays the battery status on a compatible connected smartphone, Aviation grade aluminum-magnesium alloy construction, Magnetic snap-on storage
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.
Dostyle 5565902

Dostyle 5565902

The 5565902 is a mono Bluetooth headset for right-ear use equipped with CVC 6.0 noise cancellation and sweat protection, but whose 55mAh battery falls behind expectations as its talk and music playback time falls at only four and five hours, respectively.
  • Special features: The ear hook is adjustable by 18 degrees.
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
Airmate Ultra Mini

Airmate Ultra Mini

The Ultra Mini is a lightweight cord-free Bluetooth headset using Bluetooth version 4.0 + EDR whose 90-hour stand-by time, four-hour talk time, and 3.5 hours of music playback fall significantly below the average specifications in its category.
Axgio Mini Pro

Axgio Mini Pro

The Mini Pro is a mono Bluetooth headset that can transform into a regular pair of stereo earbuds by plugging-in an assistant earbud, has a Deep Sleep power-saving mode that automatically turns on after being unpaired for 10 minutes, but performs below-average in terms of battery power with its stand-by time of only 150 hours.
  • Special features: The device automatically turns off and enters the Deep Sleep power-saving mode if it's not paired for 10 minutes., The user can switch from mono to stereo sound through the assistant earbud, which can be plugged directly into the main earbud.
Avantree 4GS

Avantree 4GS

Average rating: (2 reviews)
The Avantree 4GS is a stylish headset coming in a black or white color options and weighing only eight grams with a small 49mm x 20mm x 16mmm frame (generally one of the smallest we have seen).
Jabra Mini

Jabra Mini

Average rating: (211 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
Avantree Vox-Pop

Avantree Vox-Pop

Average 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

Average rating: (9424 reviews)
  • Special features: Power-saving mode,
Motorola H19txt

Motorola H19txt

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

Jabra Talk

Average rating: (1208 reviews)
  • Special features: Redial, voice dialing
Samsung HM1900

Samsung HM1900

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

Plantronics M55

Average rating: (2361 reviews)
  • Special features: DeepSleep mode for up to 150 days of standby
Jabra EASYGO

Jabra EASYGO

Average rating: (583 reviews)
  • Special features: Auto-pairing
Plantronics Discovery 975

Plantronics Discovery 975

Average rating: (3244 reviews)
  • Special features: Carrying case doubles as charger

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