Monday, February 1, 2010

Compare Best Bluetooth Headset - Personal Review

Aliph Jawbone PRIME Vs Plantronic Discovery 975
Fashionable design wear, choose LOOK good on your face then talk about the best TECHNOLOGY. Others wearable like mobile phone and gadgets, choose Technology then Style/ Design/ Look.

Jawbone Prime (left side) and Plantronics Discovery 975 (right side)

Primary features: Noise Cancellation and Wind Reduction
Supports Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.1 + Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)
Range: At least 33 feet (10 meters)
Multipoint Technology: Supports an active connection with two Bluetooth devices

Weight (On your ear)
Aliph Jawbone Prime: 11 grams
Plantronic Discovery 975: 8 grams

Charge Time
Aliph Jawbone Prime: 50mins for full charge
Plantronic Discovery 975:1.5 hours for full charge and a free charging case with a battery status indicator

Talk Time (Up To)
Aliph Jawbone Prime: 4.5 hour(s)
Plantronic Discovery 975: Up to 5 hours and charge it with free charging case when you are outside

Standby Time
Aliph Jawbone Prime: more than 8 days
Plantronic Discovery 975: Up to 1 week

Charge Connectors
Aliph Jawbone Prime:
  • USB AC/DC Adapter 
  • USB Cable - Charge it from computer
Plantronic Discovery 975:  
  • Micro USB AC/DC Adapter 
  • Charging case with a battery status indicator and detachable strap

Jawbone PRIME: USD129.99
Plantronic Discovery 975: USD129.99

Specifications are from original source: Jawbone, Plantronics

In everyday situations, most callers couldn’t tell the difference between the PRIME and the Discovery 975 as both are the best in the market. Both offers
  • Fashionable design wear, Jawbone Prime have more selection on style and colors
  • Light weight mean I can wear longer on my ear. lesser pain on ear.
  • Multipoint Technology, allow me easily to switch from my computer (communication software like Skpe, MSN chat or Yahoo chat) and mobile phones
For the best quality of audio, Jawbone Prime still the best. But for the best of the talk time keep the headset alive while you are outside choose Plantronics Discovery 975.

Jawbone Prime have 4.5 hour(s) talk time compensate with the shortest charge time. (Charged 50 mins, off you go!) while Plantronics Discovery 975 have 5 hour(s) talk time further extend with charging case (with a battery status indicator) that can charge your headset up to three times following where you go.

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"..Despite its finicky controls, the Plantronics Discovery 975 is a stylish headset with a comfortable fit, a great feature set, and excellent call quality..."
Plantronics Discovery 975, Aug 20th 2009 by Nicole Lee (Editors' Choice Aug 09)

"..The Aliph Jawbone Prime is a great Bluetooth headset that combines high style with high performance..."
 Aliph Jawbone Prime Bluetooth headset, April 23th 2009 by Nicole Lee 

PC World

"..Latest Bluetooth headset from Aliph boasts stellar audio quality and top-notch noise cancellation. Extra accessories up your odds of obtaining a great fit..."
Jawbone Prime Review, by Aoife M. McEvoy, PC World April 24, 2009

"..Fans of earhook-free headsets will appreciate the Discovery 975, which offers great-sounding calls at both ends of the line..."
Discovery 975 Bluetooth Headset Review, by Aoife M. McEvoy, PC World October 22, 2009

"...had few problems connecting and using the Jawbone ICON with various handsets, and were consistently impressed by the audio quality. ."
Jawbone ICON Bluetooth Headset Review, Sunday, Jan 17th 2010, by Vincent Nguye

"..the Plantronics Discovery 975 justifies the premium price with incredible performance, flexibility and comfort.."
Plantronics Discovery 975 Review, Wednesday, Aug 19th 2009, by Vincent Nguyen

The Wall Street Journal
"Plantronics Discovery 975..felt more comfortable and stable in my ear, and its longer boom fit my face better than the Jawbone Prime’s stubby build. .."
Bluetooth Headsets That Up the Chic Factor, September 1, 2009
by Katherine Boehret

Jawbone Car Charger

Jawbone Car Charger
for use with Jawbone PRIME & The New Jawbone(2)
(USB Cable inside)

Jawbone Wall Charger

Jawbone Wall Charger
for use with Jawbone PRIME & The New Jawbone(2)
(Get extra charger for office use)

Jawbone Prime

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