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Nokia BH-501

alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the design and comfort are on the whole positive. The value for money and usability are also appreciated, but there are some critical opinions about the build quality.

sound, usability, value for money, comfort, design

build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Nokia BH-501 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 68 reviews)

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Nokia BH-501 Bluetooth Headphone

 

Stereo Bluetooth headsets have become a big business in the past year, particularly as more cell phones with stereo Bluetooth profiles hit the market. That's certainly a welcome change from the not-so-distant past when most music phones still required...

The Nokia BH-501 Bluetooth headset is easy to use and has a secure fit. Also, music quality was very good.

The Nokia BH-501 Bluetooth headset can be uncomfortable if worn for long periods. At times, call quality wasn't the best.

The Nokia BH-501 Bluetooth headset is a decent headset for most uses, but we recommend you give it a try before buying.

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Nokia BH-501 Bluetooth Headset Review

 

I bought this in Singapore's Sim Lim Square for S$120 (dec 06). The device pairs with O2 Mini for ph...

Consumer review by:

"It's ok. But the plastic...UGH!"

 

It has good sound easy to sync to my iPod touch.

The plastic is the ABSOLUTE WORST! I think I used it for like one day and it broke. You have to be so careful when using this.

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"The sound quality is excellent"

 

Overall I am satisfied as I used it on my Samsung Galaxy S2

Very comfortable on the ears

Cannot used on my notebook

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"plastic strap cracks and breaks"

 

I plastic that attaches to the headphone cracked and broke so I took it to the Nokia repair center. They replaced it with a new one after 3 weeks. I used the replacement for a week and a new crack is starting. I don't think I'm being rough with it...

Good sound

The plastic that attaches the headphones broke off - TWICE

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"the worst purchase of my life"

 

The only good thing is the good sound quality for a bluetooth device.

good quality sound

the worst structure, it just broke a few days after buy. no guarantee for this. I had a expensive audio-puzzle in a box.

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"A nice Nokia headset for music and calls"

 

The BH-501 stereo bluetooth headset it's a great easy to use device: it has trhee large keys to manage the calls, and an adequate Led for multiple events.

Nice design, easy pairing process, large keys, unheavy, good battery life

No dedicated keys for music, fragile

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Amazon review summary for Nokia BH-501

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Nokia BH-501 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.com.

usability, sound

50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Nokia Bluetooth Music Headset

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Nokia BH-501 Stereo Bluetooth Headphones

 

The Nokia BH-501 headphones let you listen to stereo sound on any A2DP-compatible Bluetooth device. Just how good are they?

Nokia BH-501 Bluetooth Stereo Headset

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Amazon review summary for Nokia BH-501

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 2 user reviews of Nokia BH-501 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.co.uk.

value for money, usability, comfort

build quality

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Nokia BH-501 Stereo (A2DP) Bluetooth Headset - Black / Red 'Limited Edition'

Product Specifications

Listen to stereo music wirelessly from your compatible device, and switch effortlessly between music and phone calls with the Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-501. Control your phone calls from the buttons integrated into the headset. The large, comfortable earpieces wrap around your ears so you know they're secure while you're on the move. When you need your ears for something else, the headphones fold up for compact storage. And they sound great, too. The Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-501 is for you if you want to listen to stereo music and switch effortlessly to your phone when you need to talk.

Audio Input

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

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Headphones Form Factor:Behind-the-neck
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth

Audio System

Recommended Use:Cellular phone
Type:Headset

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.7in
Height:2in
Weight:2.4oz
Width:5.5in

Header

Manufacturer:Nokia
Model:BH-501
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Nokia

Remote Control

Type: None