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Jabra C500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 112 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and comfort. The sound and value for money also get good feedback, but many are critical about the size and microphone.

usability, price, sound, comfort, portability

durability, reliability, microphone, size

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

Review analysis

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Amazon.com review summary for Jabra C500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of Jabra C500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.com.

usability, value for money, sound, comfort, portability

reliability, build quality

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com 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

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It works

 

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

Clear Reception

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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

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Piece of junk.

 

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

None

Not Durable

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One of the best

 

I can not be without it

Clear Reception,Durable,Easy Controls

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Comfortable and functional

 

My Jabra fits comfortably and has very good reception. I didn't want a Blue Tooth, so this is just right for me. Now my daughter can reach me when I'm late to pick her up and I can safely answer her, hands free. Be sure to set your volume to low when...

Clear Reception,Comfortable,Durable

Too loud

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

Type:Microphone

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
Type:Headset

Header

Manufacturer:GN
Model:C500
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JABRA

Remote Control

Type: None
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