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 90%, we determined that the Apple AirPods is currently Alphachooser's best lightweight headset 2018. We also believe that our 1441 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: Automatic pause upon taking the AirPods off the ears, Automatic power-on upon taking them out of the case
|Average rating: (90%) (1441 reviews over 6 sources)|
With its star rating of 4.5 over 370 reviews, we rank this Tranya 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: It supports iOS battery status indication
|Average rating: (85%) (370 reviews over 2 sources)|
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Special features: Magnetic earbuds, CSR 8640 chipset
|Average rating: (82%) (682 reviews)|
Special features: lifestate feature displays the battery status on a compatible connected smartphone, Aviation grade aluminum-magnesium alloy construction, Magnetic snap-on storage
|Average rating: (82%) (17902 reviews)|
More light headsets, sorted by the latest model first:
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: (57%) (359 reviews over 4 sources)|
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%) (154 reviews over 3 sources)|
The Talk 2 is a compact and HD Voice-supporting mono Bluetooth headset which shows that it gives priority to usability -- accomplishing this by offering an above-average 9-hour talk time and a working range of 98 feet (although it lacks the convenience of having volume-controlling buttons).
Special features: HD Voice support
|Average rating: (76%) (164 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: (63%) (633 reviews over 3 sources)|
The TierEarphone109 is a stereo Bluetooth headset whose noise-cancelling ability, magnetic earbuds, and HD voice feature may be outweighed by the misfortune that is its battery power -- with a disappointing 4-to-5 hour usage time and 150-hour stand-by.
Special features: HD Voice technology, Magnetic earbuds
|Average rating: (80%) (24 reviews)|
The QCY Q29 is a lightweight, truly-wireless stereo Bluetooth headset that comes with a portable charging case, which can sustain 12 hours of charging (four full cycles of a single earpiece), providing three hours of HD audio at a rather short range of 10 feet.
|Average rating: (51%) (101 reviews over 3 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: (58%) (23 reviews over 3 sources)|
The Mini Wireless is a cord-free Bluetooth headset that sports a highly-compact and lightweight body and lasts for 2-to-3 hours while on use (or 40 hours on stand-by), which can be extended using the 450mAh wireless charging case that it comes with.
|Average rating: (60%) (30 reviews)|
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: (52%) (17 reviews)|
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.
The K asq is an IP55-rated cord-free Bluetooth headset which lasts for a relatively-long 5-hour usage time on its own (plus eight hours from the charging case), boasts a unit-lost alarm system, and comes in two color themes, with colors like orange for sports, and light blue for the city style.
Special features: Alert music in case of loss, Patented Anti-fall System
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 Motorola Boom is a 39.54mm-long (49.72mm with open boom mic) mono Bluetooth headset with an automatic on/off feature (It turns on when flipped, turns off when folded back), an above-average range of 300 feet, and only a 6-hour talk time.
Special features: On/off feature (flip mic to turn on, fold mic to turn off)
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 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: Power-saving mode,
Special features: NFC
Special features: Redial, voice dialing
Special features: Simple Pairing technology for automatic pairing with your Bluetooth-enabled devices
Special features: DeepSleep mode for up to 150 days of standby
Special features: Auto-pairing