The constantly growing smartphone Industry has made Bluetooth headsets an essential gadget for cellphone fanatics. Years ago Bluetooth headsets were just meant for carrying out a hands free voice calls. The scenario has drastically changed when manufactures started to include features like noise cancellation, voice commands, to Accelerometer and ability to run real applications. This article discusses the five best choices for a Bluetooth headset in 2013.
1. Plantronics Voyager Legend:
Plantronics Voyager Legend is bulky, but attractively designed mono Bluetooth headset with its microphone protrudes towards your face. Compared to its predecessor Voyager Pro, the Legend features better audio quality still being smaller. Voyager Legend boasts the best voice quality compared to any other Bluetooth headset out there in the market. It has inbuilt sensor to check whether you are wearing the headset or not. Voyager Legend features 3 micro phones for better voice call quality instead of dual microphones as we seen in the other Bluetooth headsets. It can stream songs, podcasts, and can deliver up to 7 hours of talk time You can pair the Legend with two handsets simultaneously as well(multipoint pairing).
2. Jawbone Era:
Aliph’s Jawbone Era is considered as a revolutionary product in the Bluetooth headset Industry. It is the first Bluetooth headset to feature an accelerometer and a dedicated application processor from Texas Instruments. Era looks sleek and slim as all other Jawbone models. The headset supports multi point paring and voice commands.Though the call quality is not as superior as Voyager Legend, the headset delivers more than satisfying performance. Jawbone Era also supports stereo audio streaming as well. Era delivers battery life of 5.5 hours talk time and 10 days standby time
3. Jabra Supreme UC
Jabra Supreme UC is a bulkier headset from Jabra. It comes with a USB dongle known as Jabra 360 link which lets you to connect the headset with PC or tablet through a usual USB port. It is one of the best Bluetooth headset for corporate people spend their time mostly in between their phone and computer. Supreme UCfeatures dual microphone and noise cancellation technology to minimise background noise. Though the headset can stream stereo audio Jabra Supreme UC is not that good at it. Supreme UC supports variety of voice commands and delivers a talk time of 6 hours.
4. Plantronics Backbeat Go
Backbeat Go from Plantronics is a stereo headset which looks like an earbud. It is very small and compact bud delivers a satisfying performance. It is ok at voice calls but great at stereo streaming. It can stream audio, podacasts with very high quality still being small. Though it does look like as an apt headsets for your workout sessions since Plantronics Backbeat Go does not feature a sweat resistant body it would be unacceptable for heavy workout sessions.
5. Motorola CommandOne
CommandOne is a mono, professional looking Bluetooth headset features Motorola’s own CrystalTalk technology for noise cancellation.. It was introduced as a compliment product for Droid smartphone, still it is able to work with other handsets as well. It supports multi point pairing and can stream audio. It also supports MotoSpeak Android app which can read incoming text messages