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    11 July 2016

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    Top 3 mobile headsets

    Our top three mobile wireless Bluetooth headsets will work with any smartphone, writes NAFISA AKABOR.

    1. Jawbone Era 

    The Jawbone Era Bluetooth headset is designed to fit more comfortably in your ear with its earbud design and unique audio porting system. Almost half the size of the previous generation, it’s very compact. It lets you make use of Google Now or Siri on your smartphone, listen to audio and take or make calls. It promises 10 hours of talktime with its charging case, which should take you through the whole day and a bit. NoiseAssassin takes care of background noise for better speech recognition. Available in three different sizes.
     

    2. Plantronics Discovery 975

    The Plantronics Discovery 975 earpiece has a simplistic design with dual microphones and noise-cancelling technology. This enables it to deliver the speaker’s natural-sounding voice in any weather conditions with its three-layer wind protection that adjusts to your surroundings. It has gel eartips to fit comfortably in the ear and comes with an optional rechargeable case. Voice prompts are supported for battery status indicator, mute and connection status. It can be paired simultaneously with two devices, works within a 10-metre range and promises 5 hours of talk time.

    3. Sennheiser EZX 80

    The Sennheiser EZX 80 Bluetooth headset has an whopping 10 hours’ talk time and 10 days’ standby time. You can check battery life status via voice promps and if you use an iPhone, you can see battery life indicator on your screen. It’s capable of playing back audio content from your handset such as audio books, music and podcasts; supports linking to two devices, has a fast charge time, and three buttons that offer multiple functions. It comes with a 2-year warranty.

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