Top 10 Best planar headphones for gaming 2022

1. Logitech G PRO Gaming Headset 2nd Generation Comfortable and Durable with PRO-G 50 mm Audio Drivers, Aluminum, Steel and Memory Foam, for PC,PS5,PS4 – Black

  • Built to last with a durable aluminum fork and steel headband. Soft memory foam earpads with passive noise-canceling leatherette offer supreme comfort
  • Advanced PRO-G 50mm drivers deliver clear and precise sound imaging with improved bass response. Hear footsteps and environmental cues with clarity to give you the competitive advantage in game
  • 6mm mic element delivers wider frequency response, lower signal to noise ratio, and higher sensitivity. Integrated pop and wind screen block unwanted noise. Detachable for easier travel or use with standalone studio mic (sold separately)
  • Premium USB external sound card with EQ profile storage* delivers tournament-level game sound and voice comms. Use Logitech G HUB to save EQ settings to onboard memory to use or tournament systems *Requires PC running G HUB software
  • Pro-designed EQ profiles available for download with Logitech G HUB software; onboard memory lets you save user- or pro-tuned 5-band EQ for tournament use. Sensitivity – 107 dB@1 KHz SPL 30 mW/1cm. Noise Isolation – up to 16 dB
  • Change volume or mute your mic with inline control. 2m length so you’re not tied down. Connect with USB or 3.5mm audio port.

2. HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphones Adjustable Headphone with Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping

  • Get an extra three-month extended warranty by registering your products on our official website.
  • 30% lighter than comparable headphones
  • Newly-designed headband with an improved pressure pattern
  • The FocusPad, new beveled hybrid ear pads made of pleather and velour
  • Intended for high performance listening in the home or studio

3. Razer Kraken X Ultralight Gaming Headset: 7.1 Surround Sound – Lightweight Aluminum Frame – Bendable Cardioid Microphone – for PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Mobile – Black

  • Immersive, 7.1 Surround Sound for Positional Audio: Outfitted with custom-tuned 40 millimeter drivers, capable of software-enabled surround sound when used for PC gaming only (download code slip inside the box)
  • Designed for All-Day Comfort: The lightest Kraken headset ever at 250 grams, around 40% lighter than the competition
  • Bendable Noise Cancelling Microphone: A cardioid mic reduces background and ambient noises for crystal-clear communication
  • In-Headset Audio Controls: Includes an analog volume control wheel and mic mute switch on the headset for quick and convenient adjustments
  • Durable Construction: The Kraken X frame is flexible and built to last, able to withstand daily, care-free use

4. SteelSeries Arctis 1 Wireless Gaming Headset – USB-C – Detachable Clearcast Microphone – for PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch and Lite, Android – Black

  • Features SteelSeries lossless 2.4 GHz wireless for ultra-low latency wireless connectivity on PC and PS4
  • Take the same gaming-grade wireless audio on the go using the compact and portable USB-C dongle on your Nintendo Switch and lite, and Android phones
  • Detachable clear cast noise canceling microphone with natural sounding clarity, Discord Certified
  • Same high-performance speaker drivers as the multi-award winning Arctis 7
  • Steel-reinforced headband for a perfect fit and lasting durability

5. Drop + HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Over-ear Open-back Headphones,midnight-blue

  • Planar Magnetics like you’ve never seen before: many headphone companies have tried their hand at Planar magnetic drivers, but none have done it quite like hifiman. Its driver technology has landed them in Time, Forbes, CNET, and CES Editors’ Choice Award
  • Extremely versatile: a pair of high-efficiency, open-back Planar Magnetics that don’t need a fancy amp to sound amazing. Listen to them directly from your phone, laptop, or desktop computer, or add a headphone amp to take them to the next level
  • Audio profile: the sound is smooth, engaging, and even across the frequency range, with airy, sparkly highs and the Planar bass slam that Hifiman is known for
  • Premium aesthetic, Comfortable feel: Comfort is king for the HE4XX, which features HIFIMAN’s Focus-A hybrid ear pads: the best-feeling, best-sounding pads the company has to offer made of soft, luxurious velour
  • A Revival of the original: old school Hifiman style with some structural improvements, the headband is made of spring steel — so it can bend without losing its shape — and hand-stitched with breathable protein leather
  • HIFIMAN: For audiophiles, by audiophiles: born in new York city in 2007, HIFIMAN has had a big influence on the audiophile world. HIFIMAN is a natural partner for Massdrop because at its core, both companies exist to serve the audiophile community

6. Drop + Sennheiser PC38X Gaming Headset — Noise-Cancelling Microphone with Over-Ear Open-Back Design, Velour Earpads, Compatible with PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox, Mac, Mobile, and More

  • THE NEXT EVOLUTION IN GAMING HEADSETS: An upgraded version of the crowd-favorite PC37X, our latest collaboration with Sennheiser is more comfortable, more detailed, and more stunning than the original. Featuring new drivers—the PC38X delivers higher fidelity and better frequency response.
  • LOCATIONAL ACCURACY: A COMPETITIVE EDGE: To put it simply, the PC38X helps you hear enemies and sense your surroundings more clearly. Thanks to the angled drivers and open-back design, it offers better stereo imaging and locational accuracy.
  • VENERABLE DRIVERS: The drivers come from the same family as the Sennheiser GSP 500 and 600—two of the highest-quality gaming headsets on the market. They offer better low-end extension than the original PC37X, so your games and music feel more lifelike than ever before.
  • CLEAR AMBIANCE-FREE COMMUNICATION The noise-cancelling microphone is designed for high-volume low-distance recording and is optimized to handle unpleasant pops and hisses—great for gaming Skype calls and video chatting.
  • INCREASED COMFORT: The headband has been updated with a new, breathable mesh-knit pad, keeping you cooler and better supported for long sessions.
  • VERSATILE COMPATIBILITY: Works great with Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Sony PS4 & PS5 controllers with 3.5mm jack, as well as PC, Mac, and mobile/tablets with 3.5mm connection.
  • INCLUDED: Two removable cables (PC and console), two pairs of earpads (mesh knit and velour), travel pouch, and 2-year manufacturer warranty.

7. Razer Kraken Gaming Headset: Lightweight Aluminum Frame – Retractable Noise Isolating Microphone – for PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X & S, Mobile – 3.5 mm Headphone Jack – Black/Blue

  • Immersive, 7.1 Surround Sound for Positional Audio: Outfitted with custom-tuned 50 mm drivers, capable of software-enabled surround sound (only available on Windows 10 64-bit)
  • All-Day Comfort: Oval, cooling gel-infused cushions that prevent overheating and pressure build-up
  • Retractable Noise Isolating Microphone: An improved cardioid mic reduces background and ambient noises for crystal-clear communication
  • In-Line Audio Controls: A built-in an analog volume control wheel and mic mute switch
  • Lightweight & Durable: Made of bauxite aluminum, the Kraken frame is flexible and designed to last

8. Audeze Mobius Premium 3D Gaming Headset with Surround Sound, Head Tracking and Bluetooth. Over-Ear Gaming Headphones for PCs, Playstation 4 and Others.

  • The first premium high-end, fully immersive 3D gaming headphones designed for high-end PC gaming. With head tracking by WAVES Nx technology, Mobius also works with PlayStation 4 and Xbox. All processing is in the headphones, so latency is negligible.
  • Fully integrated surround sound functionality – Mobius produces the same awe-inspiring cinematic experience you would find in a theatre. Mobius looks just like a 5.1/7.1 sound card to your computer.
  • 3 ways to connect – Switch from USB to wireless, featuring Bluetooth, AAC, & LDAC. And with the new LDAC technology, you get three times the data bandwidth as other Bluetooth headphones for superior audio. Finally, high-rez audio over Bluetooth!
  • Crystal-clear voice calls – Mobius comes with a flexible/detachable boom microphone with built-in noise attenuation, mute/unmute functionality, and independent volume controls to provide exceptional voice quality. Discord Certified.
  • Comfortable – Mobius’s comfort is enhanced by the inclusion of replaceable, contoured memory foam ear pads and an adjustable, durable memory foam padded headband.

9. Audio-Technica ATH-M20X Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black

  • Advanced build quality and engineering Designed for studio tracking and mixing
  • 40 millimeter drivers with rare earth magnets and copper clad aluminum wire voice coils
  • Tune for enhanced low frequency performance
  • Circumaural design contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments
  • Convenient single side cable exit Magnet neodymium Designed for studio tracking and mixing
  • Connectivity Technology Wired

10. Massdrop x Sennheiser PC37X Gaming Headset — Noise-Cancelling Microphone with Over-Ear Open-Back Design, 10 ft Detachable Cable, and Velour Earpads,Black

  • A SENNHEISER STANDOUT REVAMPED Based on Sennheiser’s top-tier gaming headsets our Sennheiser PC37X features the same exceptional audio and microphone quality with some key tweaks to make these headphones even better
  • ANGLED DRIVERS Made with drivers that are positioned at an angle which is typically seen in much more expensive headsets the PC37X maximizes natural sound reproduction resulting in more clarity in your games and tunes
  • LOCATIONAL ACCURACY A COMPETITIVE EDGE The PC37X helps you hear enemies and sense your surrounds more clearly Thanks to the angled drivers and open-back design it offers better stereo imaging and locational accuracy
  • AUDIOPHILE DRIVERS The drivers come from the same family as the Sennheiser HD598 and HD600 headphones—two audiophile favorites in the Sennheiser collection
  • CLEAR AMBIANCE-FREE COMMUNICATION The noise-cancelling microphone is designed for high-volume low-distance recording and is optimized to handle unpleasant pops and hisses—great for gaming Skype calls and video chatting

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