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Jabra C820s

Jabra C820s
alaScore 84

264 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 264 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability and noise isolation. The comfort and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas the durability and reliability get less positive reviews.

sound, price, comfort, noise isolation, usability

reliability, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Jabra C820s is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 264 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Jabra C820s

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 14 user reviews of Jabra C820s from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk.

sound, comfort, bass quality, price, treble quality

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Jabra C820s Corded HeadphonesJabra C820s Corded Headphones

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Amazon.com review summary for Jabra C820s

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 218 user reviews of Jabra C820s from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com.

sound, price, comfort, noise isolation, usability

reliability, durability

77% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Jabra C820S Active Noise Cancelling Stereo Headphones

Expert review by:

Jabra C820s

 

For about a third of the price, Jabra's C820s noise-canceling headphones deliver much of what the Bose QuietComfort 2 headphones offer.

Clearly modeled after Bose's popular QuietComfort 2 noise-canceling headphones, Jabra's much more affordable C820s headphones are comfortable to wear, offer decent sound, and have effective noise-canceling circuitry, and they fold up for compact...

They don't sound or feel quite as good as the QuietComfort 2

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Jabra C820s Headphones Review

 

The name Jabra has become synonymous with Bluetooth earpieces for wireless phones. I have owned several and, in fact, I am currently using the BT250. I have come to expect quality products from Jabra, so I was very excited to find out about their new...

Excellent Active Noise Cancellation ; Very comfortable ; Removable headphone cable ; Good value

Sound can be a bit bright at higher levels and with rock music ; Noise cancellation feature slightly degrades sonic quality of music

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Expert Review

 

An excellent choice of noise canceling headphones for the budget conscious.

Decent sound and noise cancelling, price

Not quite up there with Bose's QCs yet

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Jabra c820s

 

Not typically a company associated with noise canceling headphones, in the c820s Jabra has nonetheless produced an impressive device. Offering a great...

Decent sound and noise cancelling, price

Not quite up there with Bose's QCs yet

An excellent choice of noise canceling headphones for the budget conscious.

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Jabra C820s

 

For about a quarter of the price, Jabra's C820s noise-cancelling headphones deliver much of what the Bose QuietComfort 2 headphones offer.

Comfortable to wear ; Offer decent sound ; Effective noise-cancelling circuitry ; Fold up for compact storage in their included carrying case

Don't sound or feel quite as good as the QuietComfort 2

What's it all add up to? Well, despite failing to measure up to the model it chooses to imitate, the C820s gets most of the way there for a fraction of the cost. In other words, if you're looking for the poor man's Bose, this is it.

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Jabra C820s

 

For about a quarter of the price, Jabra's C820s noise-cancelling headphones deliver much of what the Bose QuietComfort 2 headphones offer.

Comfortable to wear ; Offer decent sound ; Effective noise-cancelling circuitry ; Fold up for compact storage in their included carrying case

Don't sound or feel quite as good as the QuietComfort 2

What's it all add up to? Well, despite failing to measure up to the model it chooses to imitate, the C820s gets most of the way there for a fraction of the cost. In other words, if you're looking for the poor man's Bose, this is it

Consumer review by:

Jabra C820s

 

The generous case size allows me to store a microphone headset for Skype wifi PLUS an extra long extension cable and extra battery. When traveling I don't sleep on the same schedule as the family so I use a lot of TV or computer or iPod time. This...

very comfortable over ear even with glasses and cap, case holds extra battery and plugs along with other gear

special narrow cable plug - lose it and you're screwed, pull the headset down to your neck to talk to someone and they are pretty bulky, in contrast ear-canal types are easy to remove

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Jabra C820s

 

Waste of money, wouldn't buy this brand again.

Fine as long as they worked

Died after 4 months of occasional use

Consumer review by:

Jabra C820s

 

I received this head set last year for Christmas. I loved the product when received, good sound and noise reduction ability. It became a must have for any travelling I did. After 8 months of using on approximately 6 trips the plastic of the headband...

Good sound and noise reduction when new

Plastic quality inferior and customer support offered no, well Support

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Jabra C820s

 

Good deal for $39. Watch the off price places.

Sounds surprisingly good. Much better than the in ear Shure buds I got recently. Bass extension particularly good and noise cancelling works well on steady state background noise

Case kinda bulky to carry around or on aircraft, but nose cancelling phones apparently have become some knid of status symbol in airports judging by the numbers of folks with them around their necks when catching a connecting flight

Product Specifications

The Jabra C820s stereo music headphones are specially designed for music lovers who want to make the most of their music wherever they are. The Jabra C820s are high performance headphones that deliver full-range, compensated sound through high quality speakers - guaranteeing premium audio, straight from your mobile phone or other music source.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:20 - 22000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Portable audio system
Type:Headphones

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:3.1in
Height:6.9in
Weight:7.1oz
Width:6.4in

Header

Manufacturer:GN
Model:C820s
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JABRA

Remote Control

Type: None
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