Top 10 Best Corded and Wireless Headsets of 2021

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

Last updated by Craig McInally 3 days ago

Top 10 Best Headsets of 2021

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. 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
  • 2. Jabra Evolve 40 MS Mono Headset

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    2 year guarantee included
    Product Features
    • HD sound & passive-noise cancellation
    • Jabra Intelligent Call Transfer
    • Optimised & certified for Microsoft Skype for Business
    • 3.5 mm jack for better connectivity
    Editors Rating 95/100
    What We Think
    Optimized for use with Microsoft Teams, the Jabra Evolve 40 MS is a high-quality yet cost-effective corded headset. As well as USB-A connectivity, it also includes a 3.5mm jack, meaning it can be used with smartphones and tablets, too. A stylish leatherette ear cushion makes the Evolve 40 comfortable to wear for long periods of time, so it's a great choice for those who spend a lot of time on calls.
    Product Features
    • HD sound & passive-noise cancellation
    • Jabra Intelligent Call Transfer
    • Optimised & certified for Microsoft Skype for Business
    • 3.5 mm jack for better connectivity
    RRP: £79.99
    £59.99
    25% Off - Save a total of £20.00
    Editors Rating 95/100
  • 3. Plantronics Blackwire 3210 USB-A Mono UC Corded Headset
    2 year guarantee included
    Our Verdict
    Excellent value for money
    Product Features
    • Excellent audio quality
    • Lightweight design for added comfort
    • Easy call management
    • USB-A connectivity
    Average Customer Review 4.7/5
    Editors Rating 98/100
    What We Think
    A superb option for those who prefer a one earpiece wearing style, the Plantronics Blackwire 3210 USB-A is an affordable top-quality headset for PC & Laptops. Offering wideband audio, and reliable noise-cancelling means that you'll be able to hear and be heard clearly on calls. It's plug-and-play set-up make this an ideal choice for home use and the lightweight design ensures your comfort even for extended use. In-line call controls are an added bonus at this price point making this great value for money!
    Product Features
    • Excellent audio quality
    • Lightweight design for added comfort
    • Easy call management
    • USB-A connectivity
    RRP: £44.99
    £24.99
    44% Off - Save a total of £20.00
    Average Customer Review 4.7/5
    Editors Rating 98/100
  • 4. Jabra Evolve 20 MS Mono Corded Headset for PC
    2 year guarantee included
    Product Features
    • Optimised for Microsoft Skype for Business (Microsoft Lync)
    • Plug-and-play installation
    • Intuitive in-line call control unit
    • Large foam ear cushions
    Editors Rating 91/100
    What We Think
    Another entry from Jabra, the Evolve 20 Mono is a great introduction to the Evolve range. Representing excellent value for money, this corded headset features plug-and-play setup for instant installation. It also comes with in-line controls, compatible with Microsoft Teams, which makes the Evolve 20 remarkably easy to use. As with the rest of the Evolve range, the headset offers great sound quality, as well as large foam ear cushions for added comfort.
    Product Features
    • Optimised for Microsoft Skype for Business (Microsoft Lync)
    • Plug-and-play installation
    • Intuitive in-line call control unit
    • Large foam ear cushions
    RRP: £39.99
    £34.99
    13% Off - Save a total of £5.00
    Editors Rating 91/100
  • 5. Jabra Evolve2 65 USB-A UC Stereo Wireless Headset in Black with Jabra Link380
    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
    • Includes Jabra Link™ 380 USB adapter for for VoIP softphone, mobile phone and tablet
    Editors Rating 90/100
    What We Think
    An update on one of the most popular wireless headsets on the market, the Jabra Evolve2 65 is packed with the very latest in audio technology for some of the highest-quality sound we've heard from a headset. With up to 30 metres wireless range, it's a great choice for those who like to move about while on a call. And for even more flexibility, the Evolve2 65 also has the ability to connect to two Bluetooth devices at once- perfect if you need to take a call on your mobile while listening to music on your PC!
    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™ 380 USB adapter for for VoIP softphone, mobile phone and tablet
    RRP: £174.99
    £159.99
    9% Off - Save a total of £15.00
    Editors Rating 90/100
  • 6. 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 89/100
    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 89/100
  • 7. Jabra Evolve 30 II MS Mono Corded Headset
    2 year guarantee included
    Product Features
    • Certified for use with Microsoft Skype for Business (Lync)
    • Plug-and-play setup
    • Leatherette ear cushion
    • Includes soft pouch
    Editors Rating 86/100
    What We Think
    Delivering top-class sound quality and sophisticated noise-cancelling the Jabra Evolve 30 II Stereo MS is the perfect headset if you work in a busy call centre or open plan office. The specially designed leatherette speakers cushions provides all–day comfort, and with plug-and-play and play set-up it will be working right out of the box.
    Product Features
    • Certified for use with Microsoft Skype for Business (Lync)
    • Plug-and-play setup
    • Leatherette ear cushion
    • Includes soft pouch
    RRP: £59.99
    £44.99
    25% Off - Save a total of £15.00
    Editors Rating 86/100
  • 8. Plantronics Blackwire 3215 USB-A Mono UC Corded Headset with 3.5mm Connection
    2 year guarantee included
    Our Verdict
    Great choice for use with PC & Mobile
    Product Features
    • Excellent audio quality
    • Lightweight design for added comfort
    • Easy call management
    • USB-A connectivity
    Average Customer Review 4.6/5
    Editors Rating 95/100
    What We Think
    The Plantronics Blackwire 3215 USB-A offers the same high quality as our pick for Best Buy with the added advantage of having a 3.5mm connection as well. This enables you to use the headset not only with your PC or Laptop but also via your mobile device. An ideal choice if you need a reliable headset for PC and Mobile that is also available in Stereo and USB-C depending on your set-up.
    Product Features
    • Excellent audio quality
    • Lightweight design for added comfort
    • Easy call management
    • USB-A connectivity
    RRP: £69.99
    £42.99
    39% Off - Save a total of £27.00
    Average Customer Review 4.6/5
    Editors Rating 95/100
  • 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 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

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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