Gaming headsets have been designed to enhance your experience so that you can hear everything from an enemy creeping up behind you to massive explosions in the distance. A quality gaming headset will match the quality of the graphics for an all-around awesome experience.
Logitech has a great range of gaming products. Today, we will be looking at the Logitech G231 vs G430. We will cover all of their specifics so that we can decide which is the best buy. You will be able to find a comparison chart for quick viewing and some pros and cons of each.
We will begin by discussing what the Logitech G231 and the Logitech G430 have in common.
In terms of gaming, you can use the Logitech G231 and the Logitech G430 with Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One. They have a 3.5mm connection that will enable you to connect to mobiles and tablets. They both also come with an audio & mic splitter (USB DAC) so that you can connect to your PC.
The lay-flat design of the Logitech G231 and the Logitech G430 earpieces and the large over-the-ear cups make them extremely comfortable, even for marathon gaming sessions. The ear cups swivel up to 90º and the headsets can be folded flat to take around with you.
Ear Cups Materials
Again, with long use in mind, the Logitech G231 and the Logitech G430 have sports performance cloth covering the earpieces. They are breathable and you can take the clothes off to wash them, keeping your headset fresh.
The folding microphone can be rotated into different positions or folded right up if you prefer it out of the way. They are unidirectional and noise canceling. This combination allows you to be heard loud and clear. The microphone with the Logitech G430 has a frequency range of between 50Hz and 20KHz. There is no information on the frequency range of the Logitech G231.
On the cable of the Logitech G231 and the Logitech G430, you will find a set of audio controls so you can make precise adjustments to your sound, all at your fingertips. There is a mute switch and a volume dial.
The following comparison chart will help compare the Logitech G231 and the Logitech G430 side by side.
|Size||9.06 x 7.80 x 4.21 inches||7.17 x 6.77 x 3.22 inches|
|Color||Black (orange details)||Black (blue details)|
|Sound Quality||40mm Neodymium drivers||DTS/ Dolby 7.1 surround sound|
|Design||Lay-flat earpieces, 90º swivel, folding||Lay-flat earpieces, 90º swivel, folding|
|Ear Cup Material||Sports performance cloth||Sports performance cloth|
|Microphone||Rotating, Noise Isolating, Unidirectional||Rotating, Noise Isolating, Unidirectional, 50Hz-20KHz|
|Connection||3.5mm jack||3.5mm jack|
|Compatibility||Gaming consoles (PlayStation and Xbox), mobiles, tablets, laptops, PCs||Gaming consoles (PlayStation and Xbox), mobiles, tablets, laptops, PCs|
|Warranty||2-years limited||Not stated|
There are a few differences that we will take a look at now.
The design is quite similar in terms of the lay-flat earpieces and cloth cup covers. They still have a few differences in their looks.
This is a black set with orange features. It measures 9.06 x 7.80 x 4.21 inches. It’s incredibly lightweight at 0.56 pounds.
It’s still black but instead of the orange features, you have blue. It’s slightly smaller at 7.17 x 6.77 x 3.22 inches and weighs a fraction more at 0.66 pounds.
The Winner Is- A Tie
At the end of the day, whether it’s gaming, calls, or listening to music, the sound quality is a big deal.
For immersive game quality stereo sound, these headphones have 40mm, neodymium drivers.
There is more sound technology with this set. It has both DTS and Dolby 7.1 surround sound for a 360º field of sound.
The Winner Is- The Logitech G430
It’s a small difference but still worth considering.
The cable is 2 meters long, with plenty of lengths to allow you some space from your device.
It’s a little longer at 2.3 meters.
The Winner Is- The Logitech G430
Value for Money
Logitech is considered a company that offers quality products for good value and these gaming headphones are no exception.
These gaming headphones come with a great price tag and a two-year limited warranty.
Generally, they are more expensive. Depending on the offers you can find, they might be anywhere up to $60-$70 dollars more. We aren’t sure about the length of the warranty.
The Winner Is- The Logitech G231
Pros and Cons
Before our final decision, we have included some pros and cons of the two gaming headsets from Logitech.