Top 10 Best Corded and Wireless Headsets of 2020

Looking for the best headset? Discover our Top 10 recommendations of the year.

Last updated by Craig McInally 5 days ago

Top 10 Best Headsets of 2020

With more than 15 years of reviewing business headsets we know how to separate the best models from the worst.


Whether you need a new headset to use at work or home, choosing the right headset isn’t a decision to be taken lightly. There is a plethora of choice and it can be difficult to ascertain compatibility let alone whether the headset is actually any good? So how do you know which headset models are worth your hard earned cash? Luckily, liGo are here to help!

Our team of experts test all of the headsets that we list on our site, so that we can be sure that they deliver top quality and value for money. Not only do we test things like sound quality and range, but we also assess just how comfortable these headsets are to wear for extended periods of time. Our customer service team use headsets on a daily basis, so we know how important this is!

So if you’re looking for a new headset and aren’t quite sure where to start this round-up of the Top 10 models will keep you right. As well as our own tests, we also listen closely to customer feedback and reviews to find out how they perform in practise. What’s more, we regularly update this list whenever new headsets hit the market, so you can be sure you’re getting the most up-to-date advice.

Read on to discover our top picks or give us a call for further advice!

What we look for in a headset:


  • Sound Quality
    Every headset has undergone extensive checks for excellent audio quality.
  • Noise-cancelling
    We know that this is an important feature for many of our customers so if a headset doesn't deliver it won't make it on our list.
  • Usability
    We have a panel of experts and focus groups who test every headset to find out how easy they are to set-up and use.
  • Build & Reliability
    Our extensive consumer survey conducted throughout the year helps us to determine which headsets and brands are the most reliable.
  • 1. Sennheiser SC 165 USB-A & 3.5mm Stereo Corded Headset for PC & Mobile
    2 year guarantee included
    Product Features
    • USB-A & 3.5mm connectivity for flexible use
    • Large foam pad for additional comfort
    • Bendable boom arm folds away when not in use
    • Automatically adjusting sound profile
    Average Customer Review 4.8/5
    Editors Rating 99/100
    What We Think
    The Sennheiser SC 165 is a stereo corded headset compatible with both PCs and mobiles. With UC optimization, it works with a wide range of software and provides simple plug-and-play setup. Thanks to Sennheiser’s trademark high audio quality, along with a noise cancelling microphone, the SC 165 is the ideal corded headset for call centre operatives and home workers alike.
    Product Features
    • USB-A & 3.5mm connectivity for flexible use
    • Large foam pad for additional comfort
    • Bendable boom arm folds away when not in use
    • Automatically adjusting sound profile
    RRP: £83.99
    £69.99
    17% Off - Save a total of £14.00
    Average Customer Review 4.8/5
    Editors Rating 99/100
  • 2. Sennheiser SC 135 USB-A & 3.5mm Mono Corded Headset for PC & Mobile
    2 year guarantee included
    Product Features
    • USB-A & 3.5mm connectivity for flexible use
    • Large foam pad for additional comfort
    • Bendable boom arm folds away when not in use
    • Automatically adjusting sound profile
    Average Customer Review 4.7/5
    Editors Rating 98/100
    What We Think
    The Sennheiser SC 135 USB-A is a single-sided headset with 3.5 mm jack and detachable USB-A cable, optimized for flexible UC professionals working on both PC and mobile devices. Sleek minimalistic design and great sound for calls and multimedia make this a convenient single solution for all your audio needs. Sound profiles adjust automatically to communication and multimedia use. A natural listening experience with Sennheiser Voice Clarity and noise-cancelling microphone optimize speech intelligibility and an in-line call control unit enables seamless call management. The bendable boom arm folds discreetly into the headband when not in use, giving a more streamlined appearance.
    Product Features
    • USB-A & 3.5mm connectivity for flexible use
    • Large foam pad for additional comfort
    • Bendable boom arm folds away when not in use
    • Automatically adjusting sound profile
    RRP: £79.99
    £59.99
    25% Off - Save a total of £20.00
    Average Customer Review 4.7/5
    Editors Rating 98/100
  • 3. Plantronics .Audio DSP-400 USB PC Headset with Microphone Corded Headset and Microphone Peripheral
    Product Features
    • Noise Canceling Microphone
    • Digitally-enhanced full-range stereo sound
    • In-line digital volume and mute controls
    • PC and Mac compatible
    Editors Rating 93/100
    What We Think
    An affordable corded headset that still offers excellent sound quality, the Plantronics .Audio DSP-400 is a great choice whether you're in the office or on the move. Its unique foldable design makes it ideal for portable use, while its excellent noise cancelling capabilities allow it to be used even in busy surroundings. It also has the advantage of a built-in sound card, meaning there are no additional drivers that need to be installed- it simply works the moment you plug it in.
    Product Features
    • Noise Canceling Microphone
    • Digitally-enhanced full-range stereo sound
    • In-line digital volume and mute controls
    • PC and Mac compatible
    RRP: £54.99
    £49.99
    9% Off - Save a total of £5.00
    Editors Rating 93/100

    Out of stock

  • 4. Jabra Pro 920 Mono Wireless Headset
    2 year guarantee included
    Our Verdict
    Another serious contender for the best wireless headset for deskphones
    Product Features
    • Reliable range of up to 120 metres
    • Noise-cancelling microphone
    • Up to 8 hours talk-time
    • Advanced wideband audio
    Average Customer Review 4.7/5
    Editors Rating 97/100
    What We Think

    The Jabra Pro 920 is a seriously impressive wireless headset for deskphones. It delivers exceptional sound quality and performance at a better price point than most other wireless headsets. If you plan on wearing your headset over your head for maximum comfort on long working days, then it’s a top headset for your head, your ears and your wallet.

    Comfortable. Great sound. Best Price. All in all it’s a great headset.

    Product Features
    • Reliable range of up to 120 metres
    • Noise-cancelling microphone
    • Up to 8 hours talk-time
    • Advanced wideband audio
    RRP: £179.99
    £117.59
    35% Off - Save a total of £62.40
    Average Customer Review 4.7/5
    Editors Rating 97/100
  • 5. Jabra EVOLVE 65 UC Stereo Wireless Headset
    2 year guarantee included
    Our Verdict
    Brilliant wireless headset for PC & Mobile - top quality, excellent value!
    Product Features
    • Up to 30 metres wireless range
    • Bluetooth Connectivity & NFC-enabled
    • Dual-connectivity allows you to connect the headset to PC & one other Bluetooth device
    • Includes Jabra Link™ 360 USB adapter for for VoIP softphone, mobile phone and tablet
    Average Customer Review 4.8/5
    Editors Rating 99/100
    What We Think
    The headset of choice for our own customer service department, the Jabra Evolve 65 is our top choice for any office or telesales environment. Available in UC (Unified Communication) and MS (Microsoft Skype for Business), it comes with the Jabra 360 USB Link adaptor for plug-and-play installation (making it ideal if you hot-desk) and utilises Bluetooth 3.0 for up 30 metres of wireless range. You can also use it simultaneously with another Bluetooth device, be it smartphone, tablet or laptop, and is one of the more stylish and comfortable headsets we’ve come across which makes it perfect for long business days. Also available in mono.
    Product Features
    • Up to 30 metres wireless range
    • Bluetooth Connectivity & NFC-enabled
    • Dual-connectivity allows you to connect the headset to PC & one other Bluetooth device
    • Includes Jabra Link™ 360 USB adapter for for VoIP softphone, mobile phone and tablet
    RRP: £129.99
    £119.99
    8% Off - Save a total of £10.00
    Average Customer Review 4.8/5
    Editors Rating 99/100
  • 6. Jabra Evolve2 65 USB-A MS Stereo Wireless Headset in Black with Desk Stand
    2 year guarantee included
    Product Features
    • Up to 30 metres wireless range
    • Bluetooth Connectivity & NFC-enabled
    • Dual-connectivity allows you to connect the headset to PC & one other Bluetooth device
    • Desktop stand for fast charging
    • Includes Jabra Link™ 380 USB adapter for for VoIP softphone, mobile phone and tablet
    Editors Rating 94/100
    What We Think
    The latest in Jabra's excellent Evolve range, the Jabra Evolve2 65 is one of the most advanced headsets on the market today. Offering excellent sound quality and top-of-the-range noise cancelling, it's equally suitable for making calls and listening to music. That makes it an exceptionally versatile headset- and with a wide range of variants available, there's the ideal version for everyone. This particular model also includes a USB-A dongle to use with PCs without built-in Bluetooth, as well as a desk stand for fast charging.
    Product Features
    • Up to 30 metres wireless range
    • Bluetooth Connectivity & NFC-enabled
    • Dual-connectivity allows you to connect the headset to PC & one other Bluetooth device
    • Desktop stand for fast charging
    • Includes Jabra Link™ 380 USB adapter for for VoIP softphone, mobile phone and tablet
    RRP: £214.99
    £194.99
    9% Off - Save a total of £20.00
    Editors Rating 94/100
  • 7. Jabra Evolve2 40 Stereo USB-A MS Corded Headset
    2 year guarantee included
    Product Features
    • HD sound for calls and music
    • Built-in passive noise cancellation
    • Three strategically-placed professional microphones
    • Automatic busy light visible from any direction
    Editors Rating 90/100
    What We Think
    Next up, we have the Jabra Evolve2 40, a corded headset for PCs and Macs. Jabra have recently redesigned the original Evolve range from the ground up, making the Evolve2 40 a significant improvement on its already excellent predecessor. With advanced noise cancellation and isolation, as well as three strategically placed built-in microphones, it's the ideal headset for all your important calls. What's more, it benefits from the latest in audio technology, so it's great for listening to music and watching movies, too.
    Product Features
    • HD sound for calls and music
    • Built-in passive noise cancellation
    • Three strategically-placed professional microphones
    • Automatic busy light visible from any direction
    RRP: £104.99
    £94.99
    10% Off - Save a total of £10.00
    Editors Rating 90/100
  • 8. Plantronics EncorePro HW510D Digital Mono Corded Headset
    2 year guarantee included
    Product Features
    • Wideband audio for superior sound quality
    • Quick microphone positioning
    • Noise-cancelling microphone
    • Specially designed for all-day comfort
    Editors Rating 84/100
    What We Think
    The Plantronics EncorePro HW510D is a mono headset from one of the most highly-regarded brands on the market. By only covering one ear, it allows users to remain aware of what's going on around them- perfect for offices where communication is key. It also boasts an adjustable headband and flexible mic boom to ensure a comfortable fit. And with Advanced Audio Processing technology, the sound quality is suberb, too. Lightweight yet durable, this corded headset is ideal for a wide range of end users.
    Product Features
    • Wideband audio for superior sound quality
    • Quick microphone positioning
    • Noise-cancelling microphone
    • Specially designed for all-day comfort
    RRP: £148.99
    £99.99
    33% Off - Save a total of £49.00
    Editors Rating 84/100
  • 9. Jabra EVOLVE 80 MS Stereo Corded Headset
    2 year guarantee included
    Product Features
    • 40mm Dynamic PureSound speakers (Hi-fi)
    • 3.5mm jack connection & USB adapater
    • Best-in-class Active Noise-Cancellation
    Average Customer Review 4.7/5
    Editors Rating 89/100
    What We Think
    It comes with a price tag but for a very good reason – the Jabra Evolve 80 is just that good. An outstanding headset for professionals with the best noise-cancelling money can buy and audio performance to match. The headset comes with a convenient USB adaptor for quick and easy connection to any PC and will also work with your smartphone via the 3.5mm jack. If you need to use a headset all day and money is no expense then the Jabra Evolve 80 is the one for you.
    Product Features
    • 40mm Dynamic PureSound speakers (Hi-fi)
    • 3.5mm jack connection & USB adapater
    • Best-in-class Active Noise-Cancellation
    RRP: £334.99
    £209.99
    37% Off - Save a total of £125.00
    Average Customer Review 4.7/5
    Editors Rating 89/100
  • 10. Jabra Pro 9450 Mono Wireless Headset
    2 year guarantee included
    Product Features
    • Noise cancelling microphone
    • Connects to telephones & USB
    • Compatible with all UC softphone applications
    • Touch buttons on base
    Average Customer Review 4.8/5
    Editors Rating 86/100
    What We Think
    The Jabra Pro 9450 is designed with versatility in mind. The flexible setup allows for use with deskphones and softphones simultaneously. Users can choose to make and receive phone calls using their phones handset itself, their computer or from the buttons provided on the base station. An interactive setup feature makes it quick and easy to start using the device, and a maximum talk range of up to 150 metres means that users can enjoy interference­free phone calls while roaming freely around the office. Additionally, up to four headsets can be joined to a single base station so kitting out your team with these headsets will make conference calls a breeze!
    Product Features
    • Noise cancelling microphone
    • Connects to telephones & USB
    • Compatible with all UC softphone applications
    • Touch buttons on base
    RRP: £299.99
    £209.99
    30% Off - Save a total of £90.00
    Average Customer Review 4.8/5
    Editors Rating 86/100

    Out of stock

Did you find what you needed? We certainly hope so! Our Top 10 Headsets were all thoroughly tested, and we think they’re all fantastic. Whatever your needs, we hope these have met them. Let us know, which one is your favourite.

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