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Plantronics GameCom X30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the microphone and sound. The design and comfort are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative opinions about the value for money and build quality.

comfort, design, sound, microphone

build quality, value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Plantronics GameCom X30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 13 reviews)

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Plantronics X30 Xbox 360 Headset Review


Innovative, stylish, and sleek. Functional? Our Review.

Plantronics' X30 Xbox / Xbox 360 headset is a rather nice product. The innovative form factor is indeed very comfortable, and will allow for far longer Xbox Live sessions than any competitor. While the sound cancellation technology may result in...

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Plantronics GameCom X30


I've gone through many (3 so far) xbox live headsets from microsoft. i broke down and bought a Jabra Ear Boom headset built primarily for cell phones, and while the molded ear buds were initially comfortable, i found that over extended periods i would...

Comfort, Boom Mic (not in-line)

none, yet... durability might be an issue with the swivelling parts htough

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Amazon review summary for Plantronics GameCom X30


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Plantronics GameCom X30 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Headsets on

comfort, sound

50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Plantronics Xbox 360 Under Ear GAMECOM X30 Headset 72483-01 / 7248301

Consumer review by:

Average overall with reasonable price onsale


I would not buy unless it's around $17. Everything is average for this product at this price range. Sometimes it does not sense your voice. You need to move the mic very close to your mouth. Once you able to fine the right position, it is solid. It's a...

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Plantronics GameCom X30 for Xbox 360


In the previous iteration of the Xbox, arguably the best headset made for online communication came from Plantronics. Released in conjunction with Halo 2, the Halo Communicator was highly sought after and widely regarded as combining a comfortable...

Excellent performance, Very comfortable, attractive design ;

None to speak of ;

If you are currently looking for a headset or own an official one and are looking to upgrade, check out the GameCom X30. The price is fairly high but once you have used it we are confident that you won't be disappointed

Product Specifications

Shift Xbox into overdrive with the ultimate-quality GameCom X30 headset. You smashed your opponents. You delivered the innocent. You showed a rare form of courage you never knew you had. But now that bunch of know-it-all, bench-warming trash talkers you call "friends" are ripping on your mission. It's time to rock the armchair warriors with the bitter taste of retribution...

Audio Input


Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Under-the-ear
Headphones Type:Binaural/Monaural
Product Type:Headphone/Headphones
Sound Output Mode:Mono

Audio System

Recommended Use:Game console


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Plantronics GameCom

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty