Apple lovers who want their iPhone untainted by third-party hardware will appreciate Apple's iPhone Bluetooth Headset, designed specifically for the iPhone. The headset is a sleek, black device with a single button for making or answering calls. Weighing just 2.3 ounces, the iPhone Bluetooth Headset is formed from a piece of anodized aluminum and is good for up to 5.5 hours of talk time and fully charges in about 1.5 hours.
The New Jawbone builds on the success of the first Jawbone headset released in 2006. Aside from being ruggedly stylish, the Jawbone features NoiseAssassin, based on a unique technology developed by DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) for military use. The result is unsurpassed audio quality regardless of the ambient noise.
Built with medical grade plastic, the New Jawbone can be worn on either ear, and features several ear buds and earloops for ears of different shapes and sizes. The Jawbone also features particularly long battery life, up to 9 hours per charge.
Available in black, silver (shown) or gold.
Plantronics Discovery 665
An updated version of the Discovery 655, the new Plantronics Discovery 665 Bluetooth headset makes wireless, hands-free calling even better. The Discover 665 is a small, light, in-ear Bluetooth headset solution with AudioIQ which reduces noise levels to provide enhanced sound for clear conversations. The Discovery 665 weighs only 9 grams and comes with an in-car charging system.
Talk time up to 3.5 hours with over 80 hours of standby per charge.
BlueAnt Z9i Bluetooth Headset
Improving on the original Z9, the BlueAnt Z9i Bluetooth headset incorporates a number of new features and packaged accessories with a focus on comfort and wearability. BlueAnt has refined its Voice Isolation Technology software to improve the Z9i's noise suppression, echo cancellation and wind noise reduction capabilities. The Z9i incorporates dual microphones allowing for BlueAnt's patented Voice Isolation Technology, a Digital Signal Processor (DSP) software solution that uses advanced techniques to separate the user's voice signal from all other sounds, enhancing and isolating all frequencies that affect voices coming into and out of the headset.
Talk time up to 5.5 hours with up to 200 hours of standby time.
Zivio Boom Bluetooth Headset
The Zivio Boom Bluetooth Headset features a unique telescoping boom mic designed to improve sound quality so people can hear you clearly even if you're in an noisy environment; it also had the added benefit of your not having to speak more loudly, allowing you to have more private conversations when in public. Engineered for comfort, the headset offers a set of interchangeable earpieces that mount to a speaker attached via ball-and-socket joint for a completely customized fit. The optional magnetic earloop provides additional comfort and stability.
Talk time up to 10 hours with up to 200 hours of standby time.
Bang & Olufsen EarSet 2
If money is no object, consider the Bang & Olufsen EarSet 2 Bluetooth Headset. EarSet 2 has two microphones with special filters to help reduce or cancel wind noise and other extraneous noises that distort both outgoing and incoming signals. The system is designed to high-fidelity standards with specially designed air vents and a ‘bass port’ to ensure true voice reproduction.
Talk time up to 4 hours with up to 100 hours of standby time.
Jawbone Bluetooth Headset
The original Jawbone Bluetooth Headset , the predecessor of the New Jawbone, took the Bluetooth headset market by storm when it was released. Its Noise Shield technology practically eliminates background noise, be it music, wind, the hum of an engine or the buzz of a lawnmower.
Built with a combination of metal and plastic, the Jawbone can be worn on either ear, and features several ear buds and earloops for ears of different shapes and sizes. The Jawbone also features particularly long battery life, up to 9 hours per charge.
HS850 Bluetooth Headset
HS850 Bluetooth headset, the latest model in the Motorola H800 Series, conforms to the Bluetooth
1.2 standard, which is designed to provide
better audio quality, longer battery life, and improved ability to
counter interference from other wireless devices.
The unit's battery is good for 7-8 hours of use
per charge. The multifunction button allows
you to accept and make calls at the touch of
a button. Perfect for use with any other Bluetooth-enabled