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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. spiffyfitz's Avatar
      spiffyfitz -
      These seem like the perfect compliment to my current workout regimen! The microphone is also a nice added bonus!
    1. AznDragonV's Avatar
      AznDragonV -
      This would be great for me for working out, I hate it when my headphones fall out of my head in the middle of a set because the weights got caught in the headphone wire!
    1. risingkazuya05's Avatar
      risingkazuya05 -
      Can't wait, I'm on a roll with winning contest prizes so hopefully I get this one as my other BT headphones too tight for my noggin'
    1. ToddN's Avatar
      ToddN -
      Looks like it would fit perfectly into my motorcycle helmet, no cords hanging out, and no earbuds slipping out of my ears at 80+mph.

      Not terribly expensive either (I hope I get them free though

      Will definitely be looking into these
    1. Jdub752's Avatar
      Jdub752 -
      i would love to see how these stack up against my logitech bluetooth headphones or my motorolla pair which i use for taking calls at work
    1. frejes32's Avatar
      frejes32 -
      Looks great, I've always wanted something like this.
    1. yrosanel's Avatar
      yrosanel -
      I would love that!
    1. andsoitgoes's Avatar
      andsoitgoes -
      I sweat like an sob and have ruined many headphones because of that

      This would be the answer to all my Problems!
    1. TheRealTylerRau's Avatar
      TheRealTylerRau -
      Looks awesome!
    1. Dipial's Avatar
      Dipial -
      Its must have for my planet fitness body transformation lol ! Help me modmyi i need motivation, i would love to have this headphones !
    1. dakodasara's Avatar
      dakodasara -
      These are pretty sweet!
    1. Java Midori's Avatar
      Java Midori -
      What an awesome product!!!
    1. Verdigirl's Avatar
      Verdigirl -
      these look awesome! would love to have a pair for running 5Ks!
    1. BOYD's Avatar
      BOYD -
      I think jabra makes some of the best cell phone accessories, i would like to add this to the arsenal
    1. zero110100's Avatar
      zero110100 -
      I use Sennheiser PX90 headphones for working out.They work great and stay on your head.The only negative thing I could say is that headphone covers soak up the sweat.I would really like to try the Jabra Sport.
    1. mrzmikey's Avatar
      mrzmikey -
      looks great, waiting for this for awhile, is there a portable charger for this?????
    1. thereason8's Avatar
      thereason8 -
      These things look great
    1. master_va's Avatar
      master_va -
      wow! me wants , could totally use this!
    1. paulflorida15's Avatar
      paulflorida15 -
      these have a really cool design. really nice giveaway!!!
    1. emptytaperoll's Avatar
      emptytaperoll -
      these headphones would come in handy right now!