Find us on Facebook
More keeppies by Review Summary
Plantronics Explorer 390 Bluetooth Headset by Review Summary ,  Nov 3, 2015

You are considering to buy this product but can not go over hundreds and thousands of reviews? This is just because there are too many of them. Would you like to have review summary with all positives and negatives presented on a single page? Here you are! We have developed a unique algorithm summarizing thousands of user reviews and presenting you with a product report. We hope this report will be useful in your decision. Enjoy!

Top of the page

Plantronics Explorer 390 Bluetooth Headset
Report Date: 12/09/2015
Based on 266 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 3.8
Returned or considering to return: 3.8%

Buy on Amazon

Frequently Mentioned by Customers:


Individual Feature Rating
Quality4.4   average
Price4.1   average
Sound4.1   average
Fit4.0   below average
Bluetooth3.9   average
Charging3.3   below average
Noise2.9   mediocre


Quotes from the Reviews - What People Say about:

Battery

Battery:
"But,I am finding out that a lot of these supposedly NEW units are older stock, and have sat so long that the batteries are ruined."
_
"But it functions well, has good battery life, and is plenty loud enough for me to hear."
_
"The battery is decent lasting and no one ever has problems hearing me."
_
"I started searching for a good Bluetooth with a long life battery."
_
"Good battery lifeCons:1."
_
"This is the second one of these that I have purchased great headset for the price has good sound qualities and easy to use battery lasts a long time"
_

Back to top         Buy on Amazon

Bluetooth

Bluetooth:
"couldn't tell whether it was on or off - not user friendly at all - ended up using a Samsung MN1700 Bluetooth Headset that has been a pleasure to use"
_
"A no frill perfect basic Bluetooth headset."
_
"good and ok headset a little uncomfortable.......but if your going to buy a bluetooth spend a little more and buy a better one"
_
"I like the way the Plantronics fit vs other Bluetooth options, but I am going to go broke replacing these darn things."
_
"This information is NOT included in product description which says simple setup with Bluetooth phones without mentioning any compatibility problems with Android devices, whose market share in the US is 54%."
_
"I have been disappointed with this Bluetooth since the day I received it."
_
"Works well and is my third Plantronics Bluetooth."
_
"This model Bluetooth headset is ok with clear sound."
_
"I love this Bluetooth so much that I ordered 2 more for myself, and also 2 for family members."
_
"This is the only Bluetooth I have found that fits well on small ears and stays on without falling off as I go about my day!"
_
"No complaints with this bluetooth."
_

Back to top         Buy on Amazon

Charging

Charging:
"Feels terribly uncomfortable, does not hold a charge for long and the sound quality it awful."
_
"It worked great for a couple of months then it quit charging and was unable to use."
_
"My only complaint is that the headset does not hold charge very long, even when not in use."
_
"The item worked great but when it came time to charge it, my wife broke it."
_
"When I went to plug in the charger the connections went into the device unable to charge the device."
_
"This had a good sound quality but quit charging after 6 months."
_
"It worked great for a couple of months then it quit charging and was unable to use."
_
"holds charge for all dayGet one for yourself nice product"
_
"It's comfortable, holds a charge for a long time, have very little issues with hearing or being heard."
_
"The item worked great but when it came time to charge it, my wife broke it."
_

Back to top         Buy on Amazon

Fit

Fit:
"A horrible fit, as a result I cannot even comment on the sound quality."
_
"Maybe you got funny ears and fit not most comfortable."
_
"The fit is not great and it will occasionly fall out of my ear were it not for the earguard I may have lost it."
_
"I like the way the Plantronics fit vs other Bluetooth options, but I am going to go broke replacing these darn things."
_
"Not a great fit in my ear, does not communicate well with my LG phone for making calls."
_
"in addition, the devices do not fit properly stay comfortably in your ear primarily because the hinge for the ear hook protrudes so far that it pushes the device away from your face and out of your ear."
_
"Doesn't really fit on the ear comfortably or securely."
_
"It fits my ear well & works great."
_
"It works great but sometimes I have a tough time getting it to fit in my ear and stay in."
_
"This is the only Bluetooth I have found that fits well on small ears and stays on without falling off as I go about my day!"
_

Back to top         Buy on Amazon

Noise

Noise:
"People I talk to on the phone complain of weird electronic noise when I use it."
_
"When using it in restaurants or loud places people sometimes say they can't hear me well because of the background noise."
_
"I tried others, but the noise around me made those models hard to use, this one works great."
_
"The mic is pretty good at best, and ok at its worst with car noises."
_
"The noise cancellation is terrible, the person on the other end of the phone can't hear you if you are in a moving car."
_
"Noise cancelation works OK its not the greatest but its better then none at all."
_
"It seemed to do a great job blocking out the background noise and really making the person's voice clear."
_
"Noise reduction works well."
_
"Okay on clarity noise reduction but a music feature would also be nice."
_
"I'm amazed that it actually reduces road noise when he's talking to me."
_
"Good noise reduction and less wind noise pick up as compared to others I have used."
_

Back to top         Buy on Amazon

Price

Price:
"Waste of money if it's too uncomfortable to wear."
_
"It is not worth the price or hassle."
_
"great for the money ,the ear piece is a little flimsy but that's it."
_
"I have had my probs w Plantronics, but this time I think I hit the jackpot...price is excellent and except for some discomfort around the ear (which I modified) is a pretty good earpiece."
_
"It has been a little uncomfortable, however, the price is right."
_
"its worth the price but it is uncomfortable after awhile."
_
"it works great, for the price is really good, I have have it for 3 years and works perfectly."
_
"great for the money ,the ear piece is a little flimsy but that's it."
_
"Payed under $14.00 for this brought for my son great product, wish I had brought one for myself because the price is to crazy now"
_
"I have had my probs w Plantronics, but this time I think I hit the jackpot...price is excellent and except for some discomfort around the ear (which I modified) is a pretty good earpiece."
_
"I am not very happy, but also not the sellers fault, would like it replaced or money refunded."
_

Back to top         Buy on Amazon

Quality

Quality:
"I was disappointed in the sound quality."
_
"The Sound quality is not perfect, but for a fairly cheep headset, it does the job that it was made to do perfectly well."
_
"He suggests that the negative reviews about sound quality likely is caused by the quality of the Bluetooth on the phone itself, rather than this device."
_
"For the price, I don't expect perfection - it is a good trade-off of price vs. quality."
_
"Not good sound quality."
_
"I was skeptical since the quality of sound my not be as good with an over the ear bluetooth but this one sounds great."
_
"Sound quality is very good and it's easy to operate."
_
"Sound quality was good, but the best part was being able to hear and understand my wife while in the car."
_
"This had a good sound quality but quit charging after 6 months."
_
"Great quality for the price."
_
"While the headset is easy to connect and use, it is of very poor sound quality."
_

Back to top         Buy on Amazon

Sound

Sound:
"Feels terribly uncomfortable, does not hold a charge for long and the sound quality it awful."
_
"I was disappointed in the sound quality."
_
"It was more expensive, but featured a noise-cancelling feature, which was something I was really looking for, since people used to complain of hearing every little sound I was around, as opposed to the phone minus the headset."
_
"I can have the phone charging in the bedroom and be in the kitchen on the other side of the house, and the sound would have just mild degradation."
_
"The Sound quality is not perfect, but for a fairly cheep headset, it does the job that it was made to do perfectly well."
_
"He suggests that the negative reviews about sound quality likely is caused by the quality of the Bluetooth on the phone itself, rather than this device."
_
"Sound quality is very good and it's easy to operate."
_
"This model Bluetooth headset is ok with clear sound."
_
"Sound quality was good, but the best part was being able to hear and understand my wife while in the car."
_
"This had a good sound quality but quit charging after 6 months."
_
"It has clear sound and works really well."
_

Back to top         Buy on Amazon
Comments: