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Christmas Gift Guide 2017: Gaming Headsets under Php3K




Gaming is about more than just the power of your device, as there are also other factors involved. Take the PC, for example. The feel of your keyboard and the precision of your mouse affects gameplay a lot. You cannot, however, forget to mention audio, as there are players out there (Both console and PC) that need good enough audio gear to listen to their enemies footsteps in order to pinpoint their location, or even just for a more immersive gaming experience. We’ve already given you lists for the best budget mechanical keyboards and gaming mice out there. This time, let’s complete that budget gaming setup by adding in some headsets. Let’s get to it then. Here is our Christmas Gift Guide for this year’s Gaming headsets under Php 3K.

Sidenote: Items can be bought from either of the following: PCHub, DynaQuest, PCExpress, DataBlitz, and mall stores like Complink, Octagon, etc.

Redragon

Redragon is slowly gaining a foothold as the bang-for-the-buck gaming brand to go to locally. They have complete sets of gaming gear from keyboards to mice and of course, even headsets. The brand’s offerings are actually really affordable and with some quality to it. Here are the best items from their line-up:

Redragon Siren 2 H301
40mm sound drivers
Non-removable and non-adjustable 360-degree noise-canceling microphone
7.1 Virtual Surround Sound
In-line volume and headset controls (Volume, Mic mute and Vibration)
USB connector
Braided 2 Meter cable
Red LED
Black/Red color
Price: Php 1,395

Redragon Talos H601
40mm sound drivers
Directional microphone (Adjustable)
7.1 Virtual Surround Sound
In-line volume and headset controls (Volume, Mic mute and Vibration)
USB connector
Braided 2 Meter cable
Red LED
Black/Red color
Price: Php 1,695

Razer

Razer items are generally upwards the Php 3K mark, but in some rare occasions, a few items from the reputable gaming brand get an affordable price tag. Sadly though, only one headset from Razer is available at this price point, and it’s actually quite an old one.

Razer Kraken USB
32mm sound drivers
Unidirectional analog boom microphone
7.1 Virtual Surround Sound
Razer Synapse software
2m rubber sheathed cable
USB connector
Black
Price: Php 2,950 (Cash)

Logitech

Of course, when it comes to gaming peripherals, Logitech is one of those brands that come to mind. The brand is known to have both budget and premium gaming gear offerings, including headsets. Here are a couple of their gaming headsets.

Logitech G230
40mm sound drivers
Unidirectional foldable noise-canceling microphone
On-cable Volume controls
2.3m cable
Lay-flat 90-degree swivel earpieces
Wired 3.5mm Audio jacks
Black/Red Color
Price: Php 2,795

Logitech G231
40mm sound drivers
Unidirectional foldable boom microphone
On-cable Volume controls
2m cable
Lay-flat 90-degree swivel earpieces
Wired 3.5mm Audio jacks
Black/Orange Color
Home console support (PS4, Xbox One, etc)
Price: Php 2,750

SteelSeries

Here’s another brand that gamers know and love. This is the gaming peripheral market after all, and this is where they shine the most. SteelSeries’ iconic Arctis line of gaming headsets are one of the best on the market. While those are at a higher price range, they do still have some worthy, more affordable siblings, the Siberia headset line.

Siberia 100
40mm sound drivers
Recessed Omnidirectional Microphone
Left earcup mic mute button
1.2m cable
Wired single 3.5mm Audio Jack
Black/Orange Color
Home console support (PS4, Xbox One, etc)
Price: Php 1,890

Siberia 150
40mm sound drivers
Recessed Omnidirectional Microphone
DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound
Left earcup mic mute button
1.5m cable
Wired single 3.5mm Audio Jack
SteelSeries Prism
RGB LED
Black Color
Home console support (PS4, Xbox One, etc)
Price: Php 2,450

Siberia 200
50mm sound drivers
Pull out Unidirectional Microphone
On-Cable Volume controls
1.8m cable
Wired Dual 3.5mm Audio Jacks, Singe 3.5mm Audio Jack (Adapter)
White, Black, Proton Yellow, Forged Red, Gaia Green, Alchemy Gold, Sakura Purple
Home console support (PS4, Xbox One, etc)
Price: Php 2,780

Hyper X

Hyper X’s Cloud gaming headset line is already among the best in the market, receiving praise from critics and gamers alike. Consumers are also given a wide range of options as the brand has offerings at every price point. Check out their budget headsets below.

Hyper X Cloud Core
53mm sound drivers
Detachable and adjustable boom microphone
1m headset cable, 2m extension cable
Wired single 3.5mm or dual 3.5mm jacks (when connected to cable)
Black Color
Home console support (PS4, Xbox One)
Price: Php 2,450

Hyper X Cloud Stinger
50mm sound drivers
Foldable microphone
On-cable Volume controls
1.3m headset cable, 1.7m extension cable
90-degree rotating earcups
Wired single 3.5mm or dual 3.5mm jacks (when connected to cable)
Black/Orange Color
Home console support (PS4, Xbox One, etc)
Price: Php 1,999

Plantronics

Now, Plantronics isn’t actually a known brand to gamers, since they mainly focus on more mainstream headsets and audio gear. They do, however, have a few gaming headsets in their line-up. Here are a few of their gaming headsets.

Plantronics RIG 500
40mm sound drivers
Foldable and removable noise-canceling boom microphone
1.5m cable
3.5mm connector
Black Color
Modular (Swappable ear cups and headset frame)
Price: Php 2,295 (Cash)

Plantronics RIG 500HD
40mm sound drivers
7.1 Virtual Surround Sound (Dolby)
Foldable and removable noise-canceling boom microphone
2m cable (with dongle)
3.5mm connector, USB connector (7.1 surround sound dongle)
Black Color
Modular (Swappable ear cups and headset frame)
Price: Php 2,995 (Cash)

ASUS

Though already known for their laptops and desktop components, ASUS isn’t really the brand for gaming peripherals just yet, since they are still a new player in the game. Their peripherals are slowly making a name for themselves, though. While ASUS’ Centurion 7.1 is considered as one of the best 7.1 surround sound headsets out there, it does come at a very high price. Thankfully, the brand has budget offerings with their Cerberus series of gaming peripherals. As such, their budget gaming headset is promptly named the ASUS Cerberus. Check it out below.

ASUS Cerberus Gaming Headset
60mm sound drivers
7.1 Virtual Surround Sound
Detachable and adjustable boom microphone
In-line Volume and mic mute controls
1.2m headphone cable, 1.3m extension cable with Y-splitter (Total of 2.5m cable length)
Single 3.5mm Audio Jack, Dual 3.5mm Audio Jacks connector (Y-splitter extension)
Black Color
Home console support (PS4, Xbox One, etc)
Price: Php 2,150 (Cash)

There you have it. If we missed anything or got anything wrong, do give us heads up in the comments section below. You may also check out our other Christmas guides here.



Zen Estacio is a Multimedia Producer for YugaTech. He is the team's laptop guru and one of their resident gamers. He has a monthly column compiling the latest and greatest the Nintendo Switch has to offer. Aside from that, he regularly writes gaming news, reviews, and impressions. You can hit him up at @papanZEN

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11 Responses

  1. Ferico says:

    Please do a wireless/bluetooth headset (on-ear or over the ear only) gift guide :)

  2. Kiko says:

    Saan po available mga unit?

  3. Johan says:

    Kingston HyperX Cloud Series are the best. Cloud Core II bang for the buck. I’m using my Cloud Core for 2 years now. You can even have replacement earpads within 2 years warranty from Taiwan.

  4. anokamo says:

    Saan makakabili ng Siberia 200 sa ganung price? (Php 2,780)

  5. DarkwingDuckPH says:

    ASUS Cerberus is not Dolby-compatible.
    Please correct/remove Dolby.
    https://www.asus.com/ph/Headphones-Headsets/CERBERUS/overview/

  6. Dondy says:

    Wireless for PC.

  7. Gab Bugna says:

    San nakakabili ng Plantronics rig 500hd

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