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  • [GIVEAWAY] Jabra SPORT Wireless Headset

    Headphones are something I do not take for granted. They play a big role in my day to day activities, whether itís at home, at the office, or while travelling. I even use different kinds, depending if Iím going to be talking on the phone or not. I have a more expensive pair for purely listening but when I want to talk on the phone I usually switch them out for the stock Apple headphones with the in-line mic.

    Unfortunately, while doing any sort of physical activity, neither of them is suitable. The Apple headphones just donít stay in my ears and I donít want to damage my more expensive pair by getting them sweaty. Ideally, it would be nice to exercise, listen to music and if need be, take a callÖÖenter the Jabra SPORT headset.

    The SPORT headset has an over-the-ear design, which makes it more likely to stay in place during physical activity. It has US Military grade rain, dust and shock protection. These might be one of the only pairs of earphones I would be comfortable using in a heavy rainstorm. They are ultra lightweight to the point where you might forget youíre wearing them.

    The best thing is the fact that the area where the earphone connects to the main body is made of a bendable silicone, which should allow for a good fit on many different types of ears. The cord connecting the two earpieces together also has a rubbery coating on it which, again, should withstand the elements, including all that sweat you build up during a good workout.

    Letís talk a bit about the audio quality as, letís face it, these are headphones! The SPORT communicates to your iPhone through A2DP and also has AM3D bass audio enhancement and a wind-shielded microphone. The sound quality was very good and the bass really was the star, if bass is your thing. The call quality was quite good, in our testing the caller on the other end could tell it was a Bluetooth, but Iíve found the same to be true with many other brands of Bluetooth headsets. Conversation was easily understandable. The SPORT also has a built in FM radio.

    As we all know, all ears are not equal, and can range from tiny to large. Thatís why Jabra has included multiple ear attachments which should be able to fit comfortably in whatever size ear you may have. In our testing, the SPORT remained in the ear comfortably for over an hour and didnít fall out during physical activity. Connecting it to the iPhone was a snap. Jabra claims the battery can get through 3 hours of music and 4.5 hours of talk time. While we did run the battery out with music and found it did indeed last just under 3 hours, we did not have a 4.5 hour conversation.

    There are buttons for play, pause, forward and backward skip on the earpiece itself which is nice feature as the point of these is to not have to touch your iPhone while using them. Overall, these are great if you are looking for durable, quality sounding earphones that can absorb the beating that comes with intense physical activity. You can pick up a pair on the Jabra website for $99.99. Jabra has been kind enough to provide us with an extra pair that we will be giving away to one lucky member.

    We're trying a new method for giveaways - get the most points in the widget below, and we'll pick a winner from the results in a couple days! NOTE: You still need to comment below with your thoughts on the headset.

    This article was originally published in forum thread: [GIVEAWAY] Jabra SPORT Wireless Headset started by Cyprian Peters View original post
    Comments 307 Comments
    1. sexydadee's Avatar
      sexydadee -
      why these babies are awesome? two words - military grade.
    1. wicked_willis's Avatar
      wicked_willis -
      Would love these.i would have a good reason to go workout now
    1. tomdotcom's Avatar
      tomdotcom -
      These headphones look awesome. Is the giveaway open to UK residents?
    1. xeazydoezitx's Avatar
      xeazydoezitx -
      Nice can I has one-ah deeez please!

      Looks really nice would not mind wearing these while taking a run!!! Good luck to everyone!
    1. c14rlf's Avatar
      c14rlf -
      looks good
    1. zeke-dot's Avatar
      zeke-dot -

      I want, actually NEED a pair of these.... I exercise 4 times a week and struggle with the crappy apple earphones falling out all the time, so these would be brilliant for me!
    1. anuj144's Avatar
      anuj144 -
      It will be awesome to use these headset as I would not have to untangle any wire/cable every time to use them...
    1. zrevai's Avatar
      zrevai -
      I loved my old Jabra headsets and this just looks even better!!! FM radio is a nice bonus feature!!!
    1. rkswat's Avatar
      rkswat -
      Sorry but this bluetooth design has been tested in multiple designs and found to suck *** (I've owned 2 of them)...... That's why people stopped making them (for the most part). I don't see anything different about these that would change that label.

      Jaybird, plantronics, now jabra sport..... Next.
    1. Gutie9a1's Avatar
      Gutie9a1 -
      Sweeeeeeeet !! Finally wireless headphone that don't make you look silly.
    1. p1mpdog1's Avatar
      p1mpdog1 -
      This would be awesome
    1. prybar's Avatar
      prybar -
      I was just looking at these at the Apple store! How amazing would it be to win a pair? Great review!!
    1. rkswat's Avatar
      rkswat -
      Quote Originally Posted by Gutie9a1 View Post
      Sweeeeeeeet !! Finally wireless headphone that don't make you look silly.
      LoL, you think?
    1. AKay724's Avatar
      AKay724 -
      Id love a pair of these!!
    1. djdraco's Avatar
      djdraco -
      I saw these a while back. I've wanted a pair for quite sometime now. They'd be perfect for the gym.
    1. Dj_Cruz's Avatar
      Dj_Cruz -
    1. Robertsdp's Avatar
      Robertsdp -
      I wish I knew about these before I bought the Motorola S10 headset! I'm sure I will get these also because if the bass is a good as they say, I want it!!!
    1. desi_4_you's Avatar
      desi_4_you -
      Nice Headphone Luv it
    1. mrman78's Avatar
      mrman78 -
      these would be perfect for when i'm on the streets, look way more comfy than the motorola ones!
    1. Jacobh4's Avatar
      Jacobh4 -
      Wow! Those look really cool! Also, he said they're comfortable, and that's another great thing about the earphones!