Logitech Zone Wired Earbuds

The Logitech Zone Wired Earbuds are nice for work use, with built-in mute and Microsoft Groups buttons making it straightforward to affix your morning work calls. Nevertheless, not everybody will likely be offered on the wired side, and anybody eager to hearken to music as they work could must look elsewhere.

Execs

  • Useful mute button
  • Choices to make use of varied connection ports
  • Magnetic earbuds can cling round your neck
  • Very accessible when utilizing Microsoft Groups
  • Clear audio and a transparent microphone

Cons

  • Even the smallest choice didn’t match my ear
  • Earbuds would fall out except compelled into your ear
  • Wired connection isn’t for everybody
  • Can’t hearken to music

Availability

  • UKRRP: £89.99
  • USARRP: $99.99
  • EuropeRRP: €99.99
  • CanadaRRP: CA$129
  • AustraliaRRP: AU$126.95

  • Logitech pouchInclude compact pouch for portability

  • Magnetic earbuds Magnetic backs for simple accessibility

  • Developed for Microsoft GroupsLicensed for Microsoft Groups, supported on Zoom and Google Meet

Introduction

Logitech introduces the Zone Wired Earbuds as the following addition to the Zone lineup. Designed for work, they function useful buttons to make becoming a member of calls even simpler.

I’ve been utilizing the Zone Wired Earbuds for the previous few weeks with my work laptop computer. Right here’s how I obtained on.

Design

  • Magnetic earbuds
  • Selection of three ports
  • Storage pouch comes included
  • 4 tip sizes to select from

These earbuds have been designed for workplace use, which is the explanation they sport a modern and discrete type that gained’t look misplaced throughout on-line calls. They arrive in a conveyable Logitech pouch, which made it straightforward for me to take them out and in of the workplace with out concern of them changing into tangled or broken.

Contained in the pouch, you’ll discover 4 completely different silicon plugs, in XS, S, M and L. Attempt as I would, none of them would match and stay inside my ear, particularly my proper ear, which meant that individual earbud failed to sit down proper and would consistently fall out my ear. I’ll say that since I’ve small ears I usually endure such points with silicon plugs – typically, the one earbuds I can get to remain put in my ears are exhausting plastic models, such because the AirPods 2.

Logitech Zone Wired silicon earbuds on Logi pouch

So with that in thoughts, if you realize that gummy earplugs be just right for you then you definately’re much less prone to encounter such issues; however in case you’re small-eared like me then you definately would possibly wish to check out some options earlier than committing to a brand new pair.

Aside from the big silicon plugs, the general design of the Zone Wired Earbuds impresses, with the magnetic backs on every earbud proving handier than I’d anticipate. Not solely did it eradicate nearly all tangling, I might cling the buds round my neck when not in use or after I wanted to shortly lend an ear to the world round me.

Providing a alternative between a USB-C, USB-A and three.5m headphone jack connection, Logitech has made it so nearly everybody can use the Zone Wired. The earbuds include a USB-C finish, though within the pouch is a USB-C to USB-A adapter. Should you don’t need the accessible mute button, which I’ll contact on later, you possibly can take away a piece of the wiring and use the headphone jack as an alternative – so all bases must be coated, whatever the system you utilize.

Logitech Zone Wired USB-C, USB-A and 3.5mm audio ports

I used these buds with my Huawei MateBook 14s and MateBook X Professional (2022), however Logitech says that these earbuds will work with most laptops or cell phones that include the beforehand talked about ports.

As you possibly can decide from their identify, the Zone Wired earbuds aren’t wi-fi, which I’m not used to. The total cable measures in at 145cm, though this reduces by about 50cm in case you’re linked through the headphone jack. Contemplating they’re supposed for workplace use, and I solely used them whereas sitting at a desk, the truth that they’re wired wasn’t a difficulty. As well as, I didn’t really feel that my expertise with them would have been improved considerably had the providing been wi-fi.

Options

  • Inline distant
  • Designed for Microsoft Groups
  • Logitech Logi Tune software program

What distinguishes the Logitech Zone Wired buds from many others is the four-button inline distant that includes a mute button, a play/pause for audio, quantity, and a centre button that opens up Microsoft Groups.

I primarily use Zoom, so didn’t get to totally check their compatibility with Microsoft Groups, though I did begin a couple of Groups calls to see if the inline distant made the method a lot simpler. Total, it wasn’t massively useful, as the primary button can solely open Groups and be a part of Groups calls which can be at present occurring – which I might have completed utilizing my trackpad.

Logitech Zone Wired earbuds curled together with buttons showing

The mute button proved way more useful, because it saves you having to frantically search for stated performance for these uncommon instances you’re known as upon mid-call. My solely annoyance right here was that the earbuds state ‘You’re muted/You’re unmuted’ each time you press the button, which could be distracting in case you’re answering questions mid-meeting.

Not stunning, the amount buttons and pause buttons are helpful, too, though since I hardly ever ever listened to music utilizing these earbuds, they didn’t get probably the most use.

You too can obtain the Logitech Logi Tune software program, which is able to preserve you within the loop on any firmware updates. Seeing because the software program can solely be used to configure the sidetone audio, which is the suggestions your individual voice creates when utilizing the microphone, I don’t assume it’s terribly helpful, and it didn’t make the expertise of utilizing the headphones any higher than if I didn’t have it.

Logitech Zone Wired earbuds in pouch with USB-A port showing

Sound and Microphone High quality

  • Centered, clear audio with emphasis on voices
  • Not best for music/media
  • 6mm drivers
  • Clear microphone

The sound high quality the Zone Wired ship for calls impressed. Whereas on work calls, the voices of my co-workers shined via clear as day, with vocals to the fore. I wore these buds each at residence in quiet areas and whereas in busier environments, and in neither state of affairs did I discover it troublesome to listen to what individuals have been saying, with the silicon earbuds doing a good job of blocking out exterior noise – when the buds managed to remain in my ears.

Contemplating name audio was so spectacular, my expectations to be used on the leisure entrance have been excessive. So I used to be shocked to be taught that listening to music or watching media with these buds is sort of a poor expertise, with music particularly sounding bland and nearly distorted. There’s a noticeable lack of bass, with excessive notes sounding warped and hitting the ear incorrectly, regardless of the place of the earbuds in your ears.

Logitech Zone Wired earbuds in Logi pouch with silicon plugs visible

Listening to a present or a podcast was higher, however blandness remained a difficulty – this resulted in me both turning them off altogether or switching over to different means, particularly the Razer Opus X.

Shifting onto how my voice was delivered to these on on the different finish, the omni-directional microphone picked up my voice with out distortion each time. There have been by no means any complaints in regards to the high quality of my voice via work calls, however by working my voice via an audio editor equivalent to Audacity, I might see how even and balanced the microphone was, with no large dips or cut-outs throughout my minutes of speaking.

And once more, even in louder environments the microphone picked up my voice and filtered out any ambient noise, which will likely be notably useful for these dwelling in a busy house.

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Do you have to purchase it?

You need a no-nonsense pair of earbuds to be used with Microsoft Groups Should you’re a frequent person of Groups and are available in the market for a pair of labor earbuds specifically, the Logitech Zone Wired are a good choice – modern, discrete they usually include a useful carrying pouch.

You wish to hearken to music These on the lookout for a multi-use pair of buds, to allow them to skip from a piece name to their favorite album, could be higher off contemplating fashions from different manufacturers equivalent to Sennheiser or Sony. Observe that these with small ear canals also needs to be cautious, since these weren’t a snug match for me.

Last Ideas

I had excessive hopes for the Logitech Zone Wired Earbuds – I’ve been a fan up to now of a few of the firm’s gaming audio, such because the Logitech G733 and Logitech G335 headsets.

Finally, although, these earbuds upset. Anybody on the lookout for a pair of “work” earbuds will admire the Zone Wired since audio throughout calls was just about excellent, with a responsive and clear microphone besides.

Nevertheless, in case you’re somebody who likes to hearken to music via your work earbuds, the Zone Wired fail to dwell as much as expectations; bass and treble in music is flat and typically distorted. The match was additionally a difficulty for me; I couldn’t get the Zone Wired to remain in my ears, so these with small ears could wish to steer clear.

FAQs

Do the Logitech Zone Wired Earbuds work with mobiles?

Sure, the corporate claims that the earbuds will work with cellular gadgets, as long as they’ve assist for one of many ports, which embrace USB-C, USB-A and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

What number of completely different earplug choices are there?

Contained in the Logi pouch, there are 4 completely different silicon plugs to select from, in XS, S, M and L.

Do the Logitech Zone Wired Earbuds are available a number of colors?

Sure, you should purchase the earbuds in both Rose or Graphite. We examined out the Graphite earbuds.

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