Skullcandy Hesh 2 Review-Bluetooth Headphones for Gaming

Editor rating

4.8/5 on June 17, 2016

User's rating

1,956 reviews


I'm partial to SkullCandy.  I love my Hesh 2's.

Great sound

Great comfort.

My favorite for the price.


A bit more delicate than, say, Beats.


Again, I use SkullCandy Hesh 2's everyday.  You won't beat the quality or the price.  They're even a good gaming headset.

The Hesh 2 Skullcandy Bluetooth headphones for gaming are an excellent and affordable Bluetooth device. It delivers a high-quality sound experience in a modern, cool design. The additional removable cables also supports passive listening, which further adds value to this device and enables you to save battery life whenever you do not need to use the wireless option. With the Hesh 2, you get a rich bass output along with decent highs that is sufficient for comfortable listening in most situations.

Design of the Hesh 2 Skullcandy Bluetooth headphones for gaming

There are several color options for those looking to buy the Hesh 2 Skullcandy Bluetooth headphones for gaming, which includes gray/yellow, blue, black or the unique camouflage models. It has a lightweight but bulky design with well-cushioned ear pads that support endless hours of use without getting uncomfortable. There are volumes controls also included in the headphones that work together with your device’s volume. These volume controls can even perform back and forward track navigation.

A pinhole mic is located near the volume controls on the right ear cup of the Hesh 2 Skullcandy. For charging, you will need to access the micro USB slot at hidden at the top left ear cup. It will take some time to get used to the positioning of this USB charging slot, but once you plug in the cable, charging is actually pretty fast.

Since the Hesh 2 Skullcandy Bluetooth headphones for gaming can also support wired mode, you also get a well-finished cable that also has its inline mic. This way you can still receive calls without the need of removing your phone from your pocket. Connecting the headphones via cable automatically powers down the Bluetooth and helps save you battery. With an estimated 15 hour battery, the Hesh 2 Skullcandy Bluetooth headphone for gaming is definitely worth checking out.

Performance of the Hesh 2 Skullcandy Bluetooth headphones for gaming

The Skullcandy do an admirable job of providing quality sound without any distortion. It is bound to excite both those who appreciate some clear bass that is neither overly boosted nor thin. There is definitely some depth here in how the sound is reproduced.

The treble and high-mid sounds are also very well represented in the Hesh 2 Skullcandy Bluetooth headphones for gaming. If you are looking for a solid sound experience with great quality audio performance within this price range, then the Hesh 2 Skullcandy is highly recommended. The overall headphone design not only looks cool but also operating it is easy, and you get a comfy listening experience.

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