Only at Best Buy Chat to anyone wherever you go with the Jabra Steel Bluetooth headset. The industrial-strength headset is designed for intense heavy-duty applications where durability is always a concern, and you can keep your smartphone hidden away thanks to its Bluetooth connectivity. Shockproof, drop-proof and waterproof, the Jabra Steel Bluetooth headset can withstand even the harshest environments.
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Gel piece loses rigidity after about 2 weeks
Posted by: DoctorEvil from: on
This ear piece at first seemed as if it was going to be the answer but after about two weeks of heavy use the yellow Gel insert started to lose its rigidity. Once this happened the speaker no longer held tightly to my ear canal and it started to fall out of ear more easily. Almost was the one. Could have also been a little louder.
11 out of 11 found this review helpful.
Ok but doesn't stay put
Posted by: DrEvil from: on
For some this may work fine. After about a week it seemed as if the gel insert that was supposed to hold the earpiece started to lose its stiffness so it started falling out. That also led to it not being as loud as it was in beginning. Ok,but not great.
10 out of 10 found this review helpful.
Works great ....But
Posted by: Wooddude from: on
I would give this a five star but there is a fitting issue as I have found when bending down and turning my head the ear piece becomes dislodged and falls out even with the yellow hook compressing in my ear.
Everyone's ears are not the same shape and very few ear pieces fit my ear profile unless it is custom made.
I own a small cabinet shop business and I am constantly bending, shaking and contorting my body but so far the sound is clear and the people on the other end can hear me just fine.
Hope this helps!
7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
Posted by: Candy from: home on
I wasn't real impressed with this bluetooth headset - could not hear that well with it
6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
Posted by: ldyflyr from: on
The ear piece is a little cumbersome to use. You cannot tell if it is fully charged. You cannot tell when it finishes charging. it does the job, but would not be my first choice if buying again.
6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
Posted by: AJEW from: on
This is a great Bluetooth headset for people who work outside and generally sweat.
Pros: stays snug in ear without ear hook.
Sound quality is great.
Noise cancellation is great.
Easy to sync.
Cons: takes some time to break in ear piece, so may hurt for a couple of weeks when wearing over 4 hours.
Poor battery life, in having to charge it at least one more time to make it through a day.
Charging port can be a pain to get the micro usb plugged in.
5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
Posted by: RetFF from: Chicago, IL on
This is a replacement for a Plantronics Bluetooth Headset that was beginning to experience poor performance, such that anyone I was talking to said it sounded like I was talking underwater. I typically do not purchase a brand new item, particularly without ANY reviews whatsoever. But I felt this could be an exception. While the Steel does work, albeit only fairly well, it is not quite what I was looking for. It is not real comfortable, although I will change out the ear bud to see if that helps. It has only been a week after all. Also, at least three times a day I get a message saying "disconnected", followed immediately by "two devices connected" (I do have two iPhones connected). I would not be happy if this was to happen in the middle of a phone call. Also not pleased with the charger connection; the little door/cover is very difficult to manipulate while trying to plug in the charger.
I will keep using it in hopes that it improves.
5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
I like it
Posted by: Damian from: on
As odd as this may sound, I have pretty small ears because I'm petite. I always struggled to find Bluetooth headsets that actually fit me and didn't fall out. Jabra is the only brand that works for me. This model doesn't look the most appealing to me, but it definitely works, doesn't fall out, and it's durable enough that my 2 year old hasn't broken it yet. It's an accomplishment...trust me.
2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
I should have just burned a hundred dollar bill.
Posted by: Sparisland from: on
What a sucker I was to buy this item. It is supposedly designed to be used in harsh environments but at max volume I had to strain to hear anything in the car with the radio shut off. It disconnected on several calls forcing me to grab the phone handset and put it to my ear. The buttons are difficult to press, if you can find them in the first place. The charging port cover interferes with the micro-usb plug (which would be difficult to locate even if the cover was not there.) On the positive side, the ear hook kept it securely in place, it was comfortable, charged quickly and it paired easily. Functionally, it is the worst headset I ever owned.
1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
Does what I want it to but a little quiet.
Posted by: Sushi from: on
Good but, needs more volume, sweaty ear falls out.