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Plantronics GameCom X40

Plantronics GameCom X40
alaScore 77

12 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Plantronics GameCom X40. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Headsets for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and portability. The comfort and design also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed comments about the sound.

price, design, comfort, portability, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Plantronics GameCom X40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 12 reviews)

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Expert review by: Henry Butt (

Plantronics GameCom X40 Xbox 360 Headset Review


Over the past year or so, we've seen a number of PC gaming peripheral manufacturers like SteelSeries and Sharkoon adding Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 headsets to their lineups, building on the products they have in their PC ranges.  Despite not having...

Attractive Design ; Good Sound Quality ; Matte Finish ; Comfortable ; Outstanding Value

Can't be used with PC ; No 3.5mm adapter included

KitGuru says: A well rounded headset that offers great bang for buck.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: XBOX Dad (

Nice gaming headset for less money !


This headset replaced 2 Sharkoon units that lasted less than a month due to microphone failure. So far the Plantronics set is great. J&R had the best price too.

Comfortable","Easy To Use","Fabric cushioning on ear","Great Sound Quality","light weight","Retractable microphone

None so far

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: CrimsonCadillac (

Not Compatible with HDMI


Do not waste your time with this headset. Other brands offer compatibility with HDMI. The lack of this very important feature makes this headset totally worthless. It is not compatible with anything other than an Xbox and if it can not provide sound...

Newegg Delivery and service top notch as always

As it says in the title it is not compatible with HDMI. I don't know about everyone else but I have not used a Standard analog sound and video out cable since the days of VHS. The USB plug on the headset only provides power not a connection the the...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: ZEUSsnpr (

Great Set


Could use some mustard

Ive used many of the xbox headsets, and this is one of the best. they are better that turtle beaches, they are almost identical and its way cheaper

Charging the controller there is a loud buzzing noise ; most headsets do that ; DOSE NOT MAKE ME A SANDWICH

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: sp4nnersavfc (

good value


Great headset for the price ...nice clear voice and game sounds ...whistling bullets etc: i would recommend for the price, fairly comfy to wear for hours ....

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: shagg1984 (



tried these at the gaget show this year, what can i say wow. tried the tutle beach ones not really impresed but these was brill as it was sonoisey at the gaget show and when you put these babys on all you could here was the game.

May, 2011

Product Specifications


Display: No
Integrated Amplifier: No
LCD Display: No
Mute Control: No
Noise Cancellation: No
Sound System:STEREO
Switchbox from Telephone to Headset: No
Volume Control: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Connection:3.5 mm Plug

General Features

Compatibility:for 4 and more brands
Form factor:Headband Headset
Product Type:Headband Headset
Type:Headband / In Ear