BlueAnt Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headphones

BlueAnt Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headphones
  • BlueAnt Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headphones
  • BlueAnt Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headphones
  • BlueAnt Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headphones
  • Expert Rating

    4.00 / 5

Pros

  • Great feature set, good audio quality, built-in charger.

Cons

  • Slightly tinny audio from microphone, 10m range could be insufficient in some settings.

Bottom Line

If you're after a Bluetooth handsfree kit that can do more than just handle voice calls, this package should satisfy your needs.

Would you buy this?

  • Price

    $ 299.00 (AUD)

Blueant's Bluetooth wireless headphones are a clever take on this emerging category of headphones. Handsfree kits are nothing new, but Blueant has managed to work a number of nifty features into its Bluetooth headphone kit.

Aside from functioning as a regular Bluetooth headset (compatible with mobile phones and PCs), the Blueant model includes 128MB of memory, so you can copy MP3 and WMA files to them for playback away from a music source. You can even use the space to store data if desired.

The small silver foldable headset features a telescopic microphone and buttons to answer calls, navigate music and pause playback. If your mobile phone or PDA supports A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile--a Bluetooth standard), you can even stream music across to the headphones directly.

The comprehensive package includes just about all the small accessories you could want, including a small silver desktop charging cradle resembling a flying saucer, a Bluetooth USB dongle, USB extension and carry bag.

The battery lasts for about 3.5 hours of streaming audio playback, which is reasonable considering the packs are small. The package includes a couple of rechargeable cells, so you should be able to carry enough power around with you to last a day.

The headphones only weigh 75g and fit behind the back of the head. We found them comfortable to wear for long periods of time thanks to ample padding around the edges. The audio quality was also surprisingly good considering the small drivers contained in each earpiece, though it lacked bass punch. The microphone is well positioned and did a respectable job of picking up speech, but it did sound a little tinny at times. We found ourselves using it with Skype quite regularly during the review process. The audio signal is clear and crisp to around 9m to 10m, which would suffice for just about any computer user in an office environment, but is not quite enough range if you're looking to wander around inside a house with them on.

The entire package ships with a two-year warranty, which makes the well-designed features of the Blueant Bluetooth headphones even more appealing.

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