First look: Jabra BT5020 Bluetooth headset

Summary:I've been using a new Jabra BT5020 Bluetooth headset for the past few days and despite the short period of time I've had to use this device I am already a huge fan. Jabra claims ten hours of talk time and 300 hours of standby time and, while I'm unable to as yet verify the latter, I can attest to the fact that former number is no exaggeration. I've been able to use the device for four days (about eight and a half hours of talking so far) and it still has juice to spare!

Jabra BT5020
I've been using a new Jabra BT5020 Bluetooth headset for the past few days and despite the short period of time I've had to use this device I am already a huge fan. Jabra claims ten hours of talk time and 300 hours of standby time and, while I'm unable to as yet verify the latter, I can attest to the fact that former number is no exaggeration. I've been able to use the device for four days (about eight and a half hours of talking so far) and it still has juice to spare!

Four things I really, really like about this headset:

  1. It can be charged via USB or using the AC power adapter. Both cable and adapter are included.
  2. It can pair with two devices simultaneously. I've been using it with the Nokia N95, the iPhone, the Mac Book, and the Lenovo X61t and it works just fine with any two of those devices at any given time.
  3. It's extremely light, comfortable, and almost invisible.
  4. It sounds great - even outdoors with a bit of wind blowing.

At under $90, this is a great choice if you're in the market for a compact Bluetooth headset with advanced features, great sound, and excellent battery life.

Topics: Mobility

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