Here Are The Top 10 Best Light Headsets 2018
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.
Considering its average rank of 87%, we determined that the Tranya T1 is currently Alphachooser's best lightweight headset 2018. We also believe that our 295 reviews sampled from our sources give us a high confidence level (more on confidence levels) that allows us to call it a "no-brainer best choice."
Special features: It supports iOS battery status indication
|Average rating: (87%) (295 reviews over 2 sources)|
With its star rating of 4.5 over 87 reviews, we rank this Jabra model second best lightweight headset. * Btw, our choices are based on an in-depth analysis of hundreds of lightweight headset reviews from multiple sources.
Special features: HD Voice support
|Average rating: (87%) (87 reviews over 4 sources)|
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Special features: Automatic pause upon taking the AirPods off the ears, Automatic power-on upon taking them out of the case
|Average rating: (86%) (1196 reviews over 7 sources)|
The WF-1000X is a noise-insulated Bluetooth headset that fronts an adaptive sound control feature (which adjusts ambient sound filtering according to the user's environment and activity), but -- like most cord-free models -- balances this out with a less-than-spectacular 3-hour working time (9-hour, if the wireless charging case is fully used).
Special features: Ambient Sound Mode, Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control (automatically detects user activity and adjusts ambient sound settings to it)
|Average rating: (71%) (264 reviews over 5 sources)|
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The BT2047 is a light mono Bluetooth headset weighing just about 0.34 ounces and one of the thinnest at 16 mm, sports a maximum of eight paired devices and it can also connect to two devices simultaneously with Multiuse.
Special features: Auto-pairing at 1st time start-up, Microphone HS distortion <5%,
|Average rating: (77%) (150 reviews over 2 sources)|
The Boom 2 is a classic mono Bluetooth headset with NFC, that features one of the lightest weight (at nine grams), a just-below-average talk time of six hours (15 minutes of charge provide 2.5 hours of use).
|Average rating: (78%) (451 reviews over 4 sources)|
The Xperia Ear is a lightweight IPX2-rated Bluetooth headset with an app for Android phones called the Assistant app (to ask, command, and monitor everyday tasks), a motion control feature (yes/no through head movements), a charging case (good for at least three charges), and a rather brief 4-hour playback time.
Special features: Equipped with motion controls (nod to say yes, shake for no), replaceable button behaviors, 8 voice interaction languages (English (UK), English (US), German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese), and has balanced armature drivers
|Average rating: (65%) (23 reviews over 3 sources)|
The W800BT is a cord-free and noise-cancelling Bluetooth headset that boasts of a total of 18 hours of usage time and 10 days of stand-by upon full use of its accompanying charging case -- although its rather-short 3-hour usage time on its own may be inconvenient for some.
|Average rating: (85%) (16 reviews over 2 sources)|
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.
|Average rating: (80%) (869 reviews)|
The Apico is a mini lightweight Bluetooth headset for the right ear, offering fairly typical features like voice prompts, multipoint (up to two devices), and a 4-hour playback from 1.5 hours of charging.
Special features: Only for the right ear
|Average rating: (76%) (348 reviews over 3 sources)|
The G10 is a lightweight 0.13-ounce Bluetooth headset whose 5-hour minimum working time is impressive for a cord-free device, but lacks features (that are mostly common among other models) like noise cancellation and/or an audio-enhancing technology.
|Average rating: (80%) (1160 reviews over 2 sources)|
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.
|Average rating: (80%) (4440 reviews over 2 sources)|
The Apollo 7 is a pair of stylish truly-wireless earbuds, the first attempt of Erato on Bluetooth headsets in 2016 through Kickstarter, with 5.8mm drivers, six pairs of ear tips (three of which are Comply T-600 foams), and an aluminum body with IPX5-rated nano coating (sweat- and water-resistant).
Special features: This won the red dot award honorable mention for design in 2015
|Average rating: (68%) (121 reviews over 2 sources)|
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
|Average rating: (76%) (484 reviews)|
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
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.
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.
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)
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).
The Earin M-1 is a pair of black stylish truly-wireless earbuds, the first Bluetooth headset of the wittingly-named audio company Earin, hailing from a Kickstarter project in 2014, comes in as one of the lightest sweat-, splash- and water-resistant pairs, at 3.5 grams, to provide 11 hours of playback time.
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.
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.
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
Special features: Auto Pairing, Jabra Assist app, Power nap (It goes into hibernation for battery saving), Auto On
Special features: Redial, voice dialing
Special features: DeepSleep mode for up to 150 days of standby
Special features: Carrying case doubles as charger