Creative Headset HS-300 review

A cheap and cheerful headset solution

The HS-300 is far too flimsy for our liking

TechRadar Verdict

Cheap, and flimsy like a three-legged deck chair


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    Very cheap


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    Not nearly sturdy enough

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Unlike the fancy headsets we often look at, the HS-300 is cheaper than rolling in mud.

Unfortunately, leading the charmed life that we do, we're used to handling kit that is a little sturdier and as a result we've already snapped the right earphone off and the left is starting to show the white scar of plastic stress.

Sound quality is reasonable, but nothing to initiate a VoIP call home about, and to be honest we're afraid that even if ours hadn't been scuppered by hand, it wouldn't be long before it shattered 'twixt buttocks and office chair. PC Format staff was the former name of Its staff were at the forefront of the digital publishing revolution, and spearheaded the move to bring consumer technology journalism to its natural home – online. Many of the current TechRadar staff started life a staff writer, covering everything from the emerging smartphone market to the evolving market of personal computers. Think of it as the building blocks of the TechRadar you love today.