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Motorola S9

Motorola S9
alaScore 78

3354 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3354 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the value for money and design are overall positive. The portability and comfort are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical opinions about the noise isolation and microphone.

sound, comfort, portability, design, value for money

microphone, noise isolation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Motorola S9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 3354 reviews)

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Motorola S9-HD Headset (Black)


When Motorola came out with the Motorola Rokr S9 headset two years ago, stereo Bluetooth headsets were still fairly new, and the S9 gained popularity because of its sports-centric design. Now that more phones have stereo Bluetooth capability (including...

The Motorola Rokr S9 HD has a comfortable and secure design and great audio quality. The buttons are easy to use as well.

The Motorola Rokr S9 HD can feel unwieldy when exercising or working out, and the Bluetooth connection cuts out occasionally if the paired device isn't positioned correctly. Also, the power button feels stiff, and the charger jack cover isn't secured...

The Motorola Rokr S9 HD is a simple and lightweight stereo Bluetooth headset, but take caution when using it for an active lifestyle.

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Motorola MotoROKR S9-HD


Stereo Bluetooth headsets evoke mixed emotions among tech enthusiasts. Given how easily cords tangle up, just about anyone with a portable MP3 player or cell-phone music app would kill for a good-sounding set of wireless earbuds. On the other hand, the...

Full, detailed sound with good mid-bass response. Lightweight. More comfortable to wear than true in-ear designs. Bundled iPod adapter is slim and adds extra value

Overly bright treble. Coarse volume adjustment. Floating headband design can get in the way

Motorola's well-designed and affordable S9-HD may finally give stereo Bluetooth headsets a good nameeven when it comes to sound quality.

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Motorola S9 Bluetooth Motoactiv Stereo Headset


One of the better cell phone developments in the past year has been the proliferation of stereo Bluetooth. While previously it seemed that handset manufacturers were consciously avoiding the feature, a simultaneous push for music phones has,...

The Motorola S9 Bluetooth Active Headphones feature an attractive design, user-friendly controls, and solid sound quality.

The Motorola S9 Bluetooth Active Headphones' earbuds have a tendency to pinch if not set correctly.

The Motorola S9 Bluetooth Active Headphones offer a worthy choice for wireless cell phone sound.


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Best Bluetooth headphones for music


The Motorola Motorokr S9-HD Bluetooth headphones are designed for those who like to listen to music while working up a sweat, and reviewers are generally impressed with its improvements over the Motorokr S9. The S9-HD's behind-the-ears design places...

Relatively inexpensive, good quality audio, stylish

One size fits all, bluetooth connection may drop out

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MOTOROKR S9-HD Stereo Bluetooth: Sound vs Comfort


Ironically as I got my friend Jeff to buy an iPad so he could essentially have a digital magazine device he suckered me into me into a purchase of my own. As we passed the bluetooth headsets, he remarked about the MOTOROKR S9-HD that he had and how he...

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Motorola MotoROKR S9-HD


Motorola's well-designed and affordable MotoROKR S9-HD may finally give stereo Bluetooth headsets a good name?even when it comes to sound quality.

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Motorola MOTOROKR S9-HD Bluetooth Stereo Headset - Mobile Tech Review


Though the form factor looks largely unchanged from the last generation S9 headset, the S9-HD is slightly lighter and it feels more balanced. Weighing 1.12 ounces (32 grams), the S9-HD Bluetooth headset still has the behind-the-head active form but...

Better design than the last gen S9. The headset stays on better and the buttons are easier to find and press. Audio quality is quite good and bass is powerful. Pairing is smooth and can pair with 2 phones simultaneously. Lightweight and easy to carry...

The audio needs a little bit more tweaking as it noticeably favors the right channel. Voice call quality isn't very good.

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Review: Motorola S9-HD stereo Bluetooth headphones review


If you are looking into getting a pair of Bluetooth wireless stereo headphones for your new phone, Motorola's S9-HD is something to consider. Ricky tests them out for us in this review.

As more and more cell phones support A2DP for stereo Bluetooth headsets, I'm glad to see Motorola attempting to streamline and stylize these headsets into something that you wouldn't be embarrassed to sport in public.

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Review: Motorola S9-HD Headset


Since I abhor wires, when the opportunity to check out the next version of the venerable Motorola S9 headset line, I jumped at the chance.  Is it as good as the original?

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Review: Motorola MOTOROKR S9 Stereo Bluetooth Headset


Last time I reviewed Motorola's S805 DJ-style Stereo BT headset and gave it high marks for quality, performance and battery life although the form-factor of the headset (large, over

Great for Excercising, Light-weight, Good sound quality, Great battery life, Innovative design

Cannot adjust size/comfort, Does not block external noise, Cannot wear with eye/sunglasses, Might be uncomfortable

How does it measure up? Read on for my experience, which is a mixed bag of pros and cons

Product Specifications

Stylish, comfortable and engineered with cutting-edge Bluetooth wireless technology, the Motorola S9 helps provide wireless access to music and voice calls - while on the go. Compatible with Bluetooth-enabled stereo music phones and with iPod players equipped with the TEN Technology naviPlay Bluetooth Stereo Adapter for iPod (sold separately), the Motorola S9 is perfect for delivering favorite tunes and connecting you to calls wirelessly with lightweight design. When comfort is a priority, the Motorola S9 won't weigh you down. Weighing barely an ounce, the Motorola S9 is lighter than an average pair of sunglasses! The behind-the-head form and small ear buds (1.3 centimeters) help provide true comfort - even during extended use. Calls, volume, and track controls, so you can play your music or answer a call by simply pressing the buttons on the headphones. Combining ease-of-use with the latest Bluetooth wireless technology, the water and sweat resistant Motorola S9 is the ideal wireless headwear for the active music lover. Now, be connected and listen to favorite songs during those tough workouts, without getting tangled in wires!

Audio Input

Microphone Form Factor:Built-in
Microphone Operation Mode:Mono

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Headphones Form Factor:Behind-the-neck/In-ear ear-bud (with behind-the-neck mount)
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth/Bluetooth 2.0

Audio System

Recommended Use:Cellular phone / PC multimedia / Portable audio system/Cellular phone / Portable audio system/Portable audio system / Cellular phone

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Motorola Bluetooth Active Headphones/Motorola MOTOROKR

Remote Control

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