Bluetooth Headset Comparison Guide

 

How do you keep up with all of the latest and greatest Plantronics Bluetooth Headset on the market today? Every one of the headsets offers something just a little bit different than the one before. Our customers are always asking which headset will work best for them so we developed the following Bluetooth headset comparison guide to make it easy.

Manufacturer/Series Plantronics Voyager Plantronics Voyager Plantronics Voyager Plantronics Voyager Plantronics Voyager
Model Number 3200 UC 5200 UC 8200 UC Focus UC Legend
Talk Time  6 hrs
+10 with case
7 hrs
+14 with case
 20 hours  12 hrs 7 hrs
Standby Time 7 days 9 days 1 month 11 days
Charge Time 1.5 hrs 3 hrs  2 hrs 1.5 hrs
Weight  9 grams  20 grams 289 grams 155 grams 18 grams
USB Dongle (PC use)
4 Microphones
3 Microphones
Deep Sleep Mode
Multipoint Technology
Noise Canceling  ANC ANC
Smart Sensor
Caller Announce
Voice Alerts (Whispers)
Voice Commands
Wideband Audio
NFC Pairing
Wind Noise Reduction
Dynamic Mute Alert
Bluetooth Version 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 3
Roaming Distance  98 feet 98 feet 98 feet 150 feet
Bluetooth Profile:
A2DP  ✓
HFP 1.6
Stereo
DSP
Warranty 1-Year 1-Year 1-Year 1-Year 1-Year
Product Page & Details 3200 UC 5200 UC 8200 UC FOCUS UC LEGEND
 Price  $155.79  $155.79 $269.09  $193.13 $77.25

 

 

What does it all mean?  

We have provided in simple terms what the acronyms mean and how they benefit you.

 

Microphones – The more microphones you have the better.  With each additional microphone sensing background noise, your headset can better identify your voice making your call more clear to your caller.

A2DP = Advanced Audio Distribution Profile lets you listen to music through your Bluetooth headset when connected to your mobile phone or mp3 player.

HFP = Hands Free Profile is what allows voice dialing activation, redial, call transfer and call answer/end capabilities.

DSP = Active Digital Signal Processing allows for seamless and pleasant wireless conversation regardless of environment.

Wideband = Gives you a clearer more natural sound to your voice.

NFC pairing = Near Field Communication allows for quick pairing of devices when active and in near proximity

Caller Announce = Will tell you who is calling from your mobile phones contact list.

Voice Alerts (Whispers) = You will hear the headset say power on, power off, talk time, battery low and so forth….

Voice Commands = You can tell the headset what you want it to do from a list of commands, like answer or ignore tone incoming call.