Jabra Evolve 40
Among the reasons for its popularity are the lightweight construction and reliability of the Jabra Evolve 40 across multiple operating systems and communications platforms. Its control puck can be detached whenever you need to use its standard stereo mini plug.
- Built-in 'busy' light
- Cannot switch the mic to other side
- Not the most durable option
Sennheiser SC 30
The budget-friendly Sennheiser SC 30 offers HD calling and a streamlined experience with both Skype and more commercial-oriented softphones. It covers just one ear, so you won’t be cut off from the world around you while you’re wearing it.
- Flexible microphone boom
- Weighs very little
- Available in mono only
Logitech G Pro X
Designed originally for gamers, the Logitech G Pro X has an understated, somewhat professional look that should be fine for many workplaces. Its closed-back and over-ear configuration mean it blocks out quite a bit more background noise than other designs.
- Premium digital signal processor
- Powerful customization software
- Poor ventilation
With all the sound quality and connectivity needed to get the job done for many on-site and remote workers, the Mpow HC6 is surprisingly capable considering its low price. However, it won’t be the most comfortable option to wear for regular 8-hour work days.
- Mic can go on the left or right
- Boom rotates 270 degrees
- No stereo mini plug
Plantronics Savi W730
The Plantronics Savi W730 combines one of the manufacturer’s most popular on-ear styles with an advanced base that utilizes USB, Bluetooth, and a traditional RJ9 connection simultaneously to help manage calls across multiple devices at once.
- Wireless range of 350 feet
- Adheres to the dect standard
- Not ideal for loud spaces
Plantronics Blackwire 3225
The Plantronics Blackwire 3225 delivers above-average sound clarity and comfort without costing a fortune. The advanced audio components inside the controller help ensure that speakers on both ends of a call can hear each other clearly.
- Usb type-a and type-c versions
- Leatherette or foam earpads
- Lightweight metal headband
Jabra 2400 II Duo
While it does offer standard USB softphone compatibility, this version of the Jabra 2400 II Duo is set apart from most other models by its Bluetooth connectivity. You can wear it with the microphone boom on either side thanks to a sturdy hinge that rotates 360 degrees.
- Programmable buttons
- Hd voice support
- Not for people with large heads
Plantronics Blackwire 5220
The four versions of the Plantronics Blackwire 5220 let you choose between mono and stereo designs as well as USB Type-A and C connectors. It comes at a mid-range price and delivers significantly above-average call quality.
- Suspension-style headband
- Noise-canceling microphone
- Detachable control adapter
Sennheiser SC 660
Sporting a slim headband, light weight, and on-ear configuration, the Sennheiser SC 660 can help minimize overheating and discomfort during long work days. Its microphone is especially well known, partly because of its impressive HD Voice performance.
- Protects you from spikes in volume
- Inline controls are easy to use
- Made of premium materials
Certified compatible with nearly all operating systems and some of the most popular teleconferencing apps, the Logitech Zone is a reliable choice that’s comfortable during long periods of wear and even sounds good enough for listening to music when you’re not working.
- Memory foam ear pads
- Stainless-steel frame
- Usb type-a and c connectivity