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PlantronicsM50 Bluetooth Headset
 
4.7

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Connects easily (15)
  • Lightweight (14)
  • Good sound (13)
  • Clear signal (12)
  • Fits well in ear (12)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hands-free driving (14)
    • Around the house (11)
    • Multitasking (10)
    • Travel (8)
    • Office (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Practical (8), Business professional (6), Gearhead (5), Parent (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (11), Business (5)
      • Mobile Platform:
      • Android (7), Ios (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (14)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Excellent headset

    This tiny headset exemplifies what a consumer piece of utility electronics should be. The device is unobtrusive, light and small. Its operation is uneventful, drama free and as reliable as an ax....Read complete review

    This tiny headset exemplifies what a consumer piece of utility electronics should be. The device is unobtrusive, light and small. Its operation is uneventful, drama free and as reliable as an ax. I looked through the fold-out manual to figure out what to hold down and for how long to connect multiple phones - this is probably a must for a device that has one receiver control, volume button and a power button - and after two minutes had two phones connected and ready to go. After that all you have to do is turn it on to be instantly greeted by a voice prompt "Power On. Battery High. Phone one, connected. Phone two, connected." That's it.
    The M50 works perfectly for me with either phone in any of my pockets. When I forgot them in my coat in my office and walked away, the headset disconnected only after I was a good 50 feet away down the hallway. It re-connected when I was outside the building in the parking lot, 50 feet away from my office, through a cinder block wall. It works fine with phones being in the car and me walking around it filling up or cleaning the windshield. Inside the house it reaches easily anywhere in the same room with phones on the table.
    Battery life: I charged it once and after a week of use (during the day) mine still says "Battery high". I recharged the phone 5 times by now. This is good in my books. Sound is very clear and I have not heard any distortion or crackling.
    I bought two, my wife has the second. She loves hers and uses it all the time. She especially likes how light it is and comfortable in her small ear. We are not gadget people and I had some doubts about these but they have proven to be worth every penny I paid for them, twice over.
    Highly recommended.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Works great... but doesn't fit all ears

    This earpiece works far better than the Motorola earpiece I'm replacing. However it has a built in ear hook that cannot be swapped out and only comes with one ear mold. If it...Read complete review

    This earpiece works far better than the Motorola earpiece I'm replacing. However it has a built in ear hook that cannot be swapped out and only comes with one ear mold. If it fits, it's great... it doesn't fit my girlfriend so we're going to have to buy a different earpiece for her altogether... not a great solution.

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    5.0

    Great headset, great value

    By Iron Man

    from Milwaukee, WI

    About Me Business Professional, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Signal
    • Connects Easily
    • Fits well in ear
    • Good Sound
    • Lightweight
    • Noise Cancellation

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Around The House
      • Hands-free Driving
      • Multitasking
      • Office

      Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

      I use this headset for work related calls while in the office, allowing me to be hands free, and personal calls at home and while driving. Some notable features and advantages over other headsets:- Easy to place on/in ear with one hand- Grooved ear-bud that fits perfectly (not just a round disk that falls out of your ear)- Over the ear design...doesn't slip- Clear sound- Person on the other end of the call hears minimal wind noise and minimal background noise (I've used this while walking in a crowded airport and it works just fine)- Once touch to accept a call or make a voice-activiated call- Good battery life- Long range- Very lightweight with great fit (doesn't slip while walking/moving)(I haven't used this yet for music would expect it to work just fine)

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Mobile Platform:
      • iOS
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Fills all my bluetooth needs

      By Suitcase

      from Berkeley

      About Me Gearhead, Practical

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Connects Easily
      • Fits well in ear
      • Good Sound
      • Good Volume Control
      • Lightweight
      • Long Battery Life

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Around The House
        • Hands-free Driving
        • Multitasking
        • Music
        • Office
        • Travel

        Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

        This headset is easy to use and does it's job well.Once the headset is paired, the rest is easy and the pairing is easy as well. You get a call and the headset isn't on - put it on your ear and turn it on and you can answer by the fourth ring. It lets you know the battery's status when you turn it on, battery life is typically all day and longer and the sound quality while talking or listening to Pandora or XM radio is excellent. Ideally, the headset must be in the line of sight of the phone or it cuts out that's why the 4 stars. The price is right and it charges quickly.It has many more pluses than minuses.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Mobile Platform:
        • iOS
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Great Sound

        By Toni T

        from Hampton

        Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

        Great Bluetooth. The sound quality is awesome and its lightweight. The earpiece is comfortable. The only drawback is the plastic earloop. If it breaks your screwed. No way to replace it. The bluetooth did not come with an extra loop. May be able to call Plantronics for a replacement, pull the pin and fix it. Get the toolbox ready. The only reason it didnt get 5 stars is the plastic earloop issue.

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        3.0

        Works great... but doesn't fit all ears

        By nukepicnic

        from Los Angeles, CA

        About Me Business Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Signal
        • Connects Easily
        • Good Sound
        • Lightweight
        • Long Battery Life

        Cons

        • Doesn't Fit All Ears

        Best Uses

        • Hands-free Driving

        Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

        This earpiece works far better than the Motorola earpiece I'm replacing. However it has a built in ear hook that cannot be swapped out and only comes with one ear mold. If it fits, it's great... it doesn't fit my girlfriend so we're going to have to buy a different earpiece for her altogether... not a great solution.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Mobile Platform:
        • iOS
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Greatest BH Headset

        By Yao

        from Stanford

        About Me Student

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Signal
        • Connects Easily
        • Fits well in ear
        • Good Sound
        • Good Volume Control
        • Long Battery Life

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Around The House
          • Hands-free Driving
          • Multitasking
          • Office
          • Travel

          Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

          This product is the best bluetooth headset I have ever used. The battery lifetime is long and signal is great. I lost my first one and bought this, the exact same product.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Mobile Platform:
          • iOS
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          best value for your money

          By Lar

          from Los Angeles, CA

          About Me Gearhead

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Signal
          • Connects Easily
          • Good Volume Control
          • Lightweight
          • Long Battery Life

          Cons

          • Uncomfortable

          Best Uses

          • Around The House
          • Hands-free Driving
          • Multitasking

          Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

          i used several bluetooth headsets before and this product is far more superior to them in sound quality, built and battery life. my only complain is my ear feels uncomfortable after wearing it for a long time.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Mobile Platform:
          • Android
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          listen, talk and enjoy

          By patagonia

          from Philadelphia

          Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

          Really simple to use, high quality headset.

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          4.0

          Excelent

          By photoadicted

          from Merced CA

          About Me Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Connects Easily
          • Good Sound
          • Lightweight
          • Long Battery Life
          • Noise Cancellation

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hands-free Driving

            Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

            This is my second M50 since I like it so much. When accidently threw the old one in the washer, I was forced to buy another one. I bought another brand but the volume was too low no matter what I dit to it. I bought this one and problem solved.

            • Mobile Platform:
            • Android
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Best Plantronics Bluetooth

            By Traveler

            from Spokane, WA

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Signal
            • Connects Easily
            • Fits well in ear
            • Good Sound
            • Good Volume Control
            • Lightweight
            • Noise Cancellation

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Around The House
              • Hands-free Driving
              • Music
              • Travel

              Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

              I love this bluetooth and was grateful to find it again. It has a comfortable rubber ear piece that fits nicely into your ear and the clear plastic piece that fits over the top of your ear is the perfect size. Most models are way too big and flop around but this one is perfect. The clear plastic piece also is reversible which makes it perfect for everyone.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Mobile Platform:
              • Android
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              very happy

              By kc

              from florida

              About Me Parent, Practical

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Signal
              • Connects Easily
              • Fits well in ear
              • Good Sound
              • Good Volume Control
              • Lightweight
              • Long Battery Life
              • Noise Cancellation

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Around The House
                • Hands-free Driving
                • Multitasking
                • Travel

                Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

                I have bought other blue tooths and they all drop my phones and cut off my conversations but this one I end up coming back to. It is the best one I have found out there. Thank you for still carring this.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                4.0

                does what it's supposed to do

                By berniej

                from new york

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

                      easy to you. lightweight. good fit.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Mobile Platform:
                      • iOS
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      works great!

                      By samuriah

                      from california

                      Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

                      This unit was cheaper than most bluetooth headsets and works great! Had a more expensive one previously that kept dropping calls and had crackly sound.

                      It is not as far a range as other units but a fair tradeoff for the great price!

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                      5.0

                      Excellent headset

                      By PaulDaisy

                      from Colorado

                      About Me Business Professional, Parent, Practical

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clear Signal
                      • Connects Easily
                      • Fits well in ear
                      • Good Sound
                      • Good Volume Control
                      • Lightweight
                      • Long Battery Life

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Hands-free Driving
                        • Multitasking
                        • Office
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

                        This tiny headset exemplifies what a consumer piece of utility electronics should be. The device is unobtrusive, light and small. Its operation is uneventful, drama free and as reliable as an ax. I looked through the fold-out manual to figure out what to hold down and for how long to connect multiple phones - this is probably a must for a device that has one receiver control, volume button and a power button - and after two minutes had two phones connected and ready to go. After that all you have to do is turn it on to be instantly greeted by a voice prompt "Power On. Battery High. Phone one, connected. Phone two, connected." That's it.
                        The M50 works perfectly for me with either phone in any of my pockets. When I forgot them in my coat in my office and walked away, the headset disconnected only after I was a good 50 feet away down the hallway. It re-connected when I was outside the building in the parking lot, 50 feet away from my office, through a cinder block wall. It works fine with phones being in the car and me walking around it filling up or cleaning the windshield. Inside the house it reaches easily anywhere in the same room with phones on the table.
                        Battery life: I charged it once and after a week of use (during the day) mine still says "Battery high". I recharged the phone 5 times by now. This is good in my books. Sound is very clear and I have not heard any distortion or crackling.
                        I bought two, my wife has the second. She loves hers and uses it all the time. She especially likes how light it is and comfortable in her small ear. We are not gadget people and I had some doubts about these but they have proven to be worth every penny I paid for them, twice over.
                        Highly recommended.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Mobile Platform:
                        • iOS
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Love this headset!!

                        By Sean

                        from Washington DC

                        About Me Building Maintenance Pro, Gearhead, Practical

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Clear Signal
                        • Connects Easily
                        • Fits well in ear
                        • Good Sound
                        • Good Volume Control
                        • Lightweight
                        • Long Battery Life
                        • Noise Cancellation
                        • Price

                        Cons

                        • No Differing Ringtones
                        • Same Ringtone Both Phone

                        Best Uses

                        • Around The House
                        • Hands-free Driving
                        • Multitasking
                        • Office
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

                        I wear the M50 everyday, all day long. From 530A to 1100P every single day. It is connected to both my work and personal phones (Blackberry, Droid 4). I do wish it allowed for differing ringtones, so I could tell which phone is ringing as I keep both my phones on silent. This one I bought to replace my last M50, which stopped working one day after almost two years of use.I work in the building maintenance field, so I encounter a variety of environments. The incoming sound is great in all environments I have encountered, the outgoing is good enough that my 87 year old Dad can hear me, on the phone, while I'm driving. It's comfortable and feels secure. My only complaints would be the lack of differing ringtones to differentiate phones and I wish it had a little more range away from my phones(the existing range is easily the 30 or so feet claimed, but I tend to set my phone down sometimes and wander.)

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business
                        • Mobile Platform:
                        • Android
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Great product like the original Plantron

                        By Perko

                        from Alpharetta, GA

                        About Me Business Professional, Gearhead, Practical

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Clear Signal
                        • Connects Easily
                        • Fits well in ear
                        • Good Sound
                        • Good Volume Control
                        • Lightweight
                        • Like The Early Designs An
                        • Long Battery Life
                        • Noise Cancellation

                        Cons

                        • None at this time

                        Best Uses

                        • Around The House
                        • Hands-free Driving
                        • Multitasking
                        • Music

                        Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

                        Bought this to replace a Voyager Pro+ which I couldn't keep on my ear. The M50 is very light and comfortably stays put. The sound is very clear and my contacts say it is quieter(less wind noise)than the Voyager. Hook up with my Note3 was automatic when I searched for the M50. Battery life is very good. At this price I bought two more before they stop making this model. It's like the original models with the rubber tab that extends into the ear for a secure grip.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Mobile Platform:
                        • Android
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Very comfortable, functional

                        By lauren

                        from california

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Connects Easily
                        • Fits well in ear
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                        • Low Volume

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

                          Last bt headset I had was a $15 one. This one is so worth the extra $$. Feels nice in my ear, works flawlessly. Very happy.

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                          5.0

                          Great Headset

                          By Joe

                          from Michigan

                          About Me Business Professional, Practical

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Clear Signal
                          • Connects Easily
                          • Fits well in ear
                          • Good Sound
                          • Good Volume Control
                          • Lightweight
                          • Long Battery Life

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Around The House
                            • Hands-free Driving
                            • Office

                            Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

                            I use it daily in the office and in the car and after about 2 weeks of use can say that it is working great. Sound is crisp and clear. The headset is light and comfortable and the charge lasts a long time. In the office, I can walk about 20ft away from the phone before I start hearing some static - not bad considering all the electronic equipment nearby. Throw in the low price and this is definite winner!

                            • Primary use:
                            • Business

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                            5.0

                            Arrived super fast!

                            By Ms_Smith

                            from New York

                            Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

                            Came faster than expected, I love this headset! This was my first purchase from B&H, I definitely will order from them again.

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                            5.0

                            Great earpiece.

                            By Willy

                            from Queens, NY

                            About Me Gearhead, Practical

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Clear Signal
                            • Connects Easily
                            • Fits well in ear
                            • Good Sound
                            • Lightweight
                            • Long Battery Life
                            • Noise Cancellation

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Around The House
                              • Hands-free Driving
                              • Multitasking
                              • Travel

                              Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

                              Very light and great battery life. Easy to setup, comes with an on/off switch so that it is not wasting battery when not in use.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal
                              • Mobile Platform:
                              • Android
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              GREAT PRODUCT & VALUE

                              By Colorado Snowbird

                              from Phoenix, AZ

                              About Me Business Professional

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Clear Signal
                              • Connects Easily
                              • Fits well in ear
                              • Good Sound
                              • Good Volume Control
                              • Lightweight
                              • Long Battery Life
                              • Noise Cancellation

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Around The House
                                • Hands-free Driving
                                • Multitasking
                                • Music
                                • Office
                                • Travel

                                Comments about Plantronics M50 Bluetooth Headset:

                                Great price on this product, works fine and is comfortable. Really appreciated the great service and fast shipping.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                • Mobile Platform:
                                • Android
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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