Choosing the Right Bluetooth Headset

Benefits of Using a Bluetooth Headset

The most obvious benefit to using a Bluetooth headset is the hands free option when using a cell phone while driving. Many studies and reports have been done about the dangers of driving while talking on your cell phone. A Bluetooth headset will not alleviate the danger of texting while driving but at least it will help you to remain focused on the road while talking on your cell. Another benefit to using Bluetooth headsets is that they offer much more variety in connectivity. With wired headsets you don’t always have the right plug to connect your headset to your device. As long as you have Bluetooth capabilities in both your headset and your device you shouldn’t have any problems getting them to communicate with each other.

Choosing the Right Bluetooth Headset

Let’s explore a few final thoughts on how to select the best Bluetooth headset for your unique situation. There are literally hundreds of models and styles to choose from but you can make a great choice by comparing your options with the guides below.


As usual money is always a top consideration when making a purchase. One of the great things about buying a Bluetooth headset is that the technology is so universal you don’t have to pay a premium just to get a quality headset.

Comfort and Ergonomics

Comfort and ergonomics are another important factor in your decision. Some of the things to consider here are comfort, are the control buttons easy to use, is it easy and convenient to put on and take off, can you use it while wearing glasses, how do you store it when not in use, weight and how secure is it in your ear.

Ease of use

How easy is it to transfer calls between headset and phone, redialing and voice prompted dialing. Can you quickly and easily adjust the volume? Does the device quickly turn on and sync up?

Questions to answer about features

What is the expected battery life for using the device in standby and for talk time? Does the device warn you when the battery is nearly drained? How long does it take to charge the battery? Is the battery replaceable? Does the headset offer noise canceling or digital signal processing? What is the typical range for the device?

Read the Reviews

Many of the shopping sites you will visit in search of the best Bluetooth headset will provide reviews written by actual purchasers of a particular headset. These can be a great tool in making the final decision before you purchase your headset. Most of the sites will use some kind of star system to give you an idea of how pleased owners are of their headset. Don’t just rely on this system to evaluate a device take the time to read what actual users are experiencing with the device. You may find someone that has discovered a benefit or a liability that is very important to you.

Your new Bluetooth headset is out there waiting for you. Now that you are equipped with the knowledge to select the best Bluetooth headset for you all that is left to do is to go out and find your new Bluetooth headset.