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Plantronics Explorer 50 Wireless Bluetooth Headset - Retail Packaging - Black by Review Summary ,  Nov 4, 2015

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Plantronics Explorer 50 Wireless Bluetooth Headset - Retail Packaging - Black
Report Date: 01/02/2016
Based on 180 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 4.4
Returned or considering to return: 0.6%

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Individual Feature Rating
Quality4.8   above average
Comfortable4.7   average
Battery4.6   above average
Bluetooth4.6   above average
Price4.4   average
Sound4.2   average
Fit3.2   mediocre


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Battery

Battery:
"Works great and the battery last LONG, the only complaint is the music cuts in and out when I have the ear piece in my left ear and my phone is in my right pocket... kinda strange but I guess it's not that big of a deal..."
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"Sound quality and battery life are excellent!"
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"Good battery life though, but i feel like its too loud when speaking into it while playing online games because the little mic symbol on my in game name would always be on."
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"Works great battery last 2 days without charge"
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"I've been through many models and this one has the best sound quality, wind resistant, battery life, and I can listen to music."
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"Which is great so you don't waste batteries."
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Bluetooth

Bluetooth:
"Another great advantage about this Bluetooth is the fact that you don't need one of those annoying rubber pieces that fits over the ear piece."
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"My blue tooth had broke & I had to buy a another I love my Bluetooth alot..."
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"Since then, I've tried 3-4 other bluetooth headsets in the double-digit price-range, and they all had some sort of drawback that was a constant nag in the back of the user's mind."
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"Overall this Bluetooth is great!"
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"The Explorer 50 and the M50 before this is the best Bluetooth on the market regardless of price."
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"Another great advantage about this Bluetooth is the fact that you don't need one of those annoying rubber pieces that fits over the ear piece."
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"I highly recommend this Bluetooth, it's the best I've had! "
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"Pros:-Call quality, crystal clear-Connects without a hiccup, fairly long distance compared to other bluetooths in this price range-Very simple, easy to press call answer end buttonCons:-Doesn't fit properly(on my ear)-Lower volume because of it"
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Comfortable

Comfortable:
"I bought this Plantronics product because in the past that brand has been the only one that has been comfortable in my weird ear canals."
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"Absolutely love the clarity of this thing and it's comfortable to wear!"
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"Very comfortable, sounds great."
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"I've had several styles before and this type is the best and most comfortable for me."
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"Great sound, comfortable and easy to use."
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"Easy to pair easy to use and very comfortable."
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Fit

Fit:
"Another great advantage about this Bluetooth is the fact that you don't need one of those annoying rubber pieces that fits over the ear piece."
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"It doesn't easily just snap off or disconnect), I am unable to fit the actual earpiece in my ear as I normally would with other earpieces."
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"Does not fit too well"
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"It did take multiple attempts to get it to fit correctly in my ear, but once properly in place, it was comfortable."
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"I was not able to find this particular one anywhere, it fits the  just rite"
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"The sound quality is fantastic, it cuts out a lot of ambient noise (per the people I'm on the phone with), and it fits nicely in my ear, thanks to the contoured silicone earpiece."
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"Instead I have to fit about half of it in, then secure the clear plastic wrap-around attachment around my ear and it's ready to use."
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"This was designed to fit perfectly without making any sizing adjustments."
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"I have small ears and it fits me perfectly."
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"It did take multiple attempts to get it to fit correctly in my ear, but once properly in place, it was comfortable."
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Music

Music:
"Works great and the battery last LONG, the only complaint is the music cuts in and out when I have the ear piece in my left ear and my phone is in my right pocket... kinda strange but I guess it's not that big of a deal..."
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"Music streams well and phone calls are clear."
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"The on off switch broke so I got this one, with the added feature of being able to hear music, videos, etc."
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"Works well with phone and media (Podcasts and music)"
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"I also love that i can listen to music through this thing, so I can work in the kitchen, where my hands are wet or messy, and still listen to music while answering calls and don't have to switch from my earbuds, so I love that."
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"The features I love the most are the ability to be able to stream music and the swivel earhook."
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Price

Price:
"Not worth the money bad range and began to give me problems after 2 weeks in and out sound."
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"It's a shame for this glitch or else this is the pretty good headset for the price I paid."
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"Unfortunately, the M50 is being discontinued, and prices are increasing."
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"Well worth the price! "
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"The Explorer 50 and the M50 before this is the best Bluetooth on the market regardless of price."
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"Great price and great product!"
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"Pros:-Call quality, crystal clear-Connects without a hiccup, fairly long distance compared to other bluetooths in this price range-Very simple, easy to press call answer end buttonCons:-Doesn't fit properly(on my ear)-Lower volume because of it"
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"Works good at a great price."
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Quality

Quality:
"It is uncomfortable (compared to the Voyager) and the sound quality is not as good."
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"Sound quality and battery life are excellent!"
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"The sound quality is fantastic, it cuts out a lot of ambient noise (per the people I'm on the phone with), and it fits nicely in my ear, thanks to the contoured silicone earpiece."
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"Excellent quality with the iPhone 6."
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"Sound quality excellent!"
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"The quality of the sound is amazing."
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Sound

Sound:
"A bit tricky, if you don't get it in just right you won't be able to hear a thing, but once you get the hang of it it sounds great."
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"Not worth the money bad range and began to give me problems after 2 weeks in and out sound."
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"Pros-- Long battery life- Long range- Great sound qualityCons-- Sound could have been louder- Not the most comfortable, but not too bad by all means- Having to wait two seconds for voice control"
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"It is uncomfortable (compared to the Voyager) and the sound quality is not as good."
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"Sound quality and battery life are excellent!"
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"The sound quality is fantastic, it cuts out a lot of ambient noise (per the people I'm on the phone with), and it fits nicely in my ear, thanks to the contoured silicone earpiece."
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"Very comfortable, sounds great."
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"Sound quality excellent!"
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"Great sound, comfortable and easy to use."
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