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Jabra C500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 99 reviews of Jabra C500. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and comfort. The sound and price also get good views. Many are critical about the microphone and size. Opinions are divided on the design.

usability, price, sound, comfort, portability

durability, reliability, size, microphone

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Jabra C500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Jabra C500 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on People really like the comfort and durability. The sound and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the reliability, while reviews about the design and size are mixed.

usability, price, sound, durability, comfort


83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Jabra C500 Lightweight Earset - Wired Connectivity - Mono - Behind-the-earJabra C500 Corded HeadsetJabra C500 One Touch Mono Headset w/ 2.5mm - 3.5mm Adapter for Motorola Droid Pro

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Deb (

It works


This product works fine. I would have preferred the answer control being on the headset instead of the cord.

Clear Reception

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Sick of Bluetooth (

Great Product


Great Product for good value. Comes with different ear pieces. Problem I had with Bluetooth devices were expensive pieces that were not loud enough. I can turn the volume down when I use this. Good reception even with slight background noise. Never...

Clear Reception,Durable,Easy Controls,Great value,Never needs charging

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: akjr58 (

Piece of junk.


This item was a piece of junk. Total waste of money.


Not Durable

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Richie (

One of the best


I can not be without it

Clear Reception,Durable,Easy Controls

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Lyn the customer (

Don't waste your money on this product


Within 2 days the reception was basically nonexistent. The only was I could hear was if there was no surrounding noise. [...]

Difficult Controls","Not Durable","Poor Reception

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: goducks (

Don't waste your money


This was the worst headset I have ever purchased. I ended up returning it a few days later. My co-workers said it sounded like I was underwater and when I attempted to click the mute button everyone said it was like a wind storm and completely...

Difficult Controls","Poor Reception

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Dave (

Pretty good corded headset


There are not many corded headsets around in stores, but found this at local Staples. Nice fit, and comfortable to use for over an hour. Practical for hands-free driving and for conference call while at the airport. Actually seems louder than my...

Clear Reception

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: JKR (

Good headset - clear sound.


This headset has excellent volume and those on the other end of the call say they hear me quite clearly. You can answer a call by pressing the button on the jaw mic. I was unable to end a call by pressing the button on the jaw mic so I wait for the...

Clear Reception,Durable

Difficult Controls

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Sndgyhi (

Sounds the same everytime.


As far as lower priced ear pieces, this is one of the best I have used. I tried 4 other ear pieces (including a couple bluetooth) and they all sound like a tin can through string. This one isn't Hi-Fi (this is why the 4 stars and not 5), but for...

Clear Reception,Durable,Easy Controls

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Chrissy (

Nice headset, clear reception


Wish it came with a 3 mm plug in without having to use the (enclosed) adapter

Clear Reception,Durable,Easy Controls

Jan, 2010

Product Specifications

The Jabra C500 is a stylish, lightweight, behind-the-ear headset with built-in miniature microphone boom for optimal voice pick-up. Listening quality is optimized by the high-sensitivity miniature speaker and Jabra MiniGel, which channels sound into your ear. Every conversation becomes an enjoyable experience with the contoured earpiece that fits discreetly behind either ear for a comfortable and secure fit.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Over-the-ear
Headphones Type:Monaural
Product Type:Headphone
Sound Output Mode:Mono

Audio System

Recommended Use:Cellular phone


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JABRA

Remote Control

Type: None