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Sennheiser GSP 370 review: A wireless headset that lasts for 100 hours—that’s all you need to know

The battery lasts for 100 hours. That’s all Sennheiser needed to say to pique my interest in the GSP 370. Charging various wireless devices is the bane of my existence, and I’m constantly looking for ways to mitigate the problem. Some are creative, like Astro’s A50 headset and its unique charging stand. But I’m all for Sennheiser brute-forcing the problem and just cramming a whopping big battery inside.

Whatever gets the job done, right?

Note: This review is part of our roundup of best gaming headsets. Go there for details on competing products and how we tested them.

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And surprisingly, a whopping big battery doesn’t mean a whopping big headset.

Listen, the GSP 370 is by no means small. Sennheiser’s gaming headsets tend to be boxy, with more than a hint of the dreaded “Air Traffic Control” silhouette, and the GSP 370 is no exception. But it also isn’t noticeably larger than Sennheiser’s previous efforts like the GSP 600 we reviewed earlier this year.

Sennheiser GSP 370 IDG / Hayden Dingman

Nor is it heavier. Quite the contrary. The GSP 370 is shockingly light, weighing in at a mere 0.62 pounds. That’s less than both the Astro A50 and Logitech G Pro X, which weigh in at 0.83 and 0.70 pounds, respectively. Larger batteries usually mean heavier headsets, but Sennheiser has kept the GSP 370 fairly trim.

Unfortunately, it’s done so (at least in part) by compromising on build quality. The GSP 370 is plastic to its core—plastic headband, plastic joints, plastic earcups, plastic microphone sheathe. You get the idea.

Plastic is wonderful in that it’s both lightweight and relatively durable. It doesn’t exude “luxury” like other materials though. Does that matter? Objectively, no. Subjectively? Well…it’s a $200 headset. That’s not the absolute pinnacle of wealth but it is on the higher end for a gaming headset nowadays, and the GSP 370 looks underwhelming next to peers like the Corsair Virtuoso RGB and the aforementioned Logitech G Pro X.

That said, comfort is surprisingly good. I say “surprisingly” because the GSP 370 seems spartan at first glance. There’s a scant half-inch of padding on the headband, and the same around the ears. Donning the headset, I expected my cartilage to press against the GSP 370’s drivers.

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