SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bidirectional Gaming Bluetooth Headphones

Last updated: August 7, 2023

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Product Details

In our analysis of 25 expert reviews, the SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bidirectional Gaming Bluetooth Headphones placed 8th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Arctis 3 Bluetooth is the perfect headset for everywhere you game. Take calls, join VoIP chat, and stream music wirelessly over Bluetooth while hearing balanced and powerful game audio through the 3.5mm wired connection. Featuring clear cast, the best Microphone in gaming and ultra low distortion S1 speaker drivers with immersive 7.1 surround sound, Arctis 3 Bluetooth delivers the high performance competitive gamers demand. The athletics inspired AirWave performance fabric ear cushions and exclusive ski goggle headband provide extreme and long lasting comfort. Plus, steel Series engine software for personalized audio settings, an innovative, detachable and interchange Cable system and a built in share jack For multi player listening make Arctis 3 Bluetooth The best all platform headset available.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The noise-to-signal ratio is good, with basically no noise that we could notice
The SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth is an all-around great headset, providing balanced audio that can be used for a number of entertainment purposes
Thanks to its added Bluetooth functionality, the Arctis 3 has gone from a great gaming headset to a major part of my day-to-day routine.
In short, the Arctis 3 Bluetooth is one of the most competitive, compelling gaming headsets on the market for people that want a “kitchen sink” style of product

What reviewers didn't like

It’s not the most rugged or comfortable headset in the world, but it’s certainly not bad, either
Its microphone isn't impressive
Much more expensive than standard model
It only supports standard SBC encoding, which means that it’ll sound okay but the latency won’t be as quick as the AptX or AptX LL codecs the Cloud Mix works with
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