Xbox Compatibility Scores and Tests
Headphones

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What it is: Whether you can use headphones for audio and/or microphone with an Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S using analog, USB, or wireless.
When it matters: This is important for Xbox users who want to know what kind of connection they can use with their headphones. Analog provides the least latency, then USB. Wireless tends to have the highest latency but provides the most range.

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Test results

Our tests

Xbox One Analog

What it is: Xbox One compatibility with a regular 1/8" TRS or TRRS audio cable.
When it matters: When you want to use a wired headphone with your Xbox One controller.
Good value: Audio

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Xbox One Wired USB

What it is: Compatibility with the Xbox One over USB.
When it matters: To be able to use audio and microphone of the headphones with Xbox One using their USB connection.

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Xbox One Non-BT Wireless

What it is: Wireless compatibility with the Xbox One, whether via the proprietary Xbox Wireless connection or with a dedicated dongle/transmitter.
When it matters: To connect your headphones wirelessly with your Xbox One.
Good value: Audio

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Xbox Series X|S Analog

What it is: Xbox Series X|S compatibility with a regular 1/8" TRS or TRRS audio cable.
When it matters: When you want to use wired headphones with your Xbox Series X|S controller.

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Xbox Series X|S Wired USB

What it is: Compatibility with the Xbox Series X|S over USB.
When it matters: To use the headphones' audio and microphone with the Xbox Series X|S using their USB connection.

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Xbox Series X|S Non-BT Wireless

What it is: Non-Bluetooth wireless compatibility with the Xbox Series X|S.
When it matters: To connect your headphones wirelessly with your Xbox Series X|S without using Bluetooth.

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