- Size (LWH): 7 inches, 4.05 inches, 4.5 inches
- Weight: 5.6 ounces
- Minimum Rated Talk Time: 1.5 hours
- Minimum Rated Standby Time: 264 hours
Plantronics M50 Wireless Bluetooth Headset - Retail Packaging - Black
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- HIGH QUALITY BLUETOOTH HEADSET: The microphone reduces noise and wind for clear, crisp call quality.
- NOISE CANCELLATION: Noise cancellation for everyday voice clarity.
- LONG LASTING BATTERY LIFE: Battery lasts for over 11 hours of talk time and features DeepSleep power-saving mode when away from your phone.
- HANDSFREE HEADSET: Bluetooth headset streams audio from your smartphone.
- EXTENDED RANGE: Bluetooth 3.0 range up to 33 feet so you can roam around office or home while on the phone.
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Hear it all--music, calls, and more--with the Plantronics M50 Bluetooth headset, which streams audio from your smartphone and makes every call worry-free. It features an extended battery life, whispered talk-time alerts, and noise reduction features. You can even monitor the battery life automatically on an iPhone so you'll always have time to talk.
The affordable M50 headset is also one of the only devices at this price to deliver Bluetooth audio streaming capabilities (via the A2DP profile) for listening to music, podcasts or GPS directions. It also offers multipoint technology (allowing you to pair and maintain connections with two or more devices), micro USB charging, and up to 11 hours of talk time.
Use Multipoint One Call at a Time
Once you have activated multipoint and paired your two phones, it's easy to answer calls from either phone. When already on a call, you will hear a ringtone notification of the incoming call from the second paired phone.
To answer a second call from the other phone, you must end the current call (tap Call button) so new call automatically answers. If you choose not to answer the second call, it will go to voicemail.
Get the most from your Plantronics headset with apps for Android
One touch conference call connection
InstantMeeting automatically identifies conference calls and dialing details from your calendar, reminds you just before the meeting is scheduled to begin, and, with one touch, connects you to your conference call.
What's in the Box
Plantronics M50 headset, ear hook, charger, Micro USB AC Charger (US); operating instructions
|M25||M50||M55||M165||Discovery 975SE||Voyager Legend|
|Wearing Style||In-ear gel eartip with optional over-the-ear loop||Over-the ear with included ear loop||In-ear gel eartip with optional over-the-ear loop||In-ear gel eartip with optional over-the-ear loop||In-ear gel eartip||Over-the-ear with integrated ear loop|
|Talk Time||Up to 11 hours||Up to 11 hours||Up to 11 hours||Up to 7 hours||Up to 5 hours – Up to 15 hours with charging case||Up to 7 hours – Up to 21 hours with charging case|
|Standby Time||Up to 16 days||Up to 16 days||Up to 16 days||Up to 11 days||Up to 7 days||Up to 11 days|
|Noise Cancellation||Noise cancellation for everyday voice clarity||Noise cancellation for everyday voice clarity||Noise cancellation for everyday voice clarity||Dual mic noise cancellation for enhanced voice clarity||Dual mic AudioIQ2 technology automatically adjusts volume to protect against wind and background noise||Triple mic noise cancellation with Digital Signal Processing (DSP) for premium voice clarity|
|Multipoint Connection - pair and maintain connections with two phones and answer calls from either phone||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Smart Sensor Technology - intuitively directs calls to your phone||✓|
|Voice Command||✓||✓||✓ (expanded commands available)|
|Caller Announce - announces caller's name synced from your phonebook||✓|
|DeepSleep - up to 5 months battery readiness||✓||✓||✓|
|A2DP Enabled - stream music and other content from your mobile device||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mobile App Compatible||Find MyHeadset Headset Battery Meter||Find MyHeadset Headset Battery Meter||Find MyHeadset Headset Battery Meter||Find MyHeadset Headset Battery Meter|
|Rechargeable Charging Case||✓ (included 2-in-1 car + USB charging case with LCD battery display)||✓ (sold separately)|
|Supported Languages||English||English||English||English||English||English, English UK, Cantonese, French, German, Mandarin, Spanish|
|Weight||8 grams||11.5 grams||8 grams||7 grams||8 grams||18 grams|
Top Customer Reviews
* Dedicated sliding on/off switch.
* Streaming of music, audio, podcasts, etc.
* Long battery life
* Noise and wind cancellation
* Voice notifications
* Connects instantly to phone. No missed calls due to on/off delay.
* Small size.
* Light weight.
* Loud, crisp, audio.
* Battery lasts a LONG time.
* Standard micro-USB charging jack.
* Can stream music or other audio from phone to headset. Great for listening to talk radio, podcasts, etc.
* Great Bluetooth range.
* Single volume button rather than up/down volume.
* Noise cancellation not as effective as some other headsets.
* At max volume, it can crackle at times.
I have used about a dozen different Bluetooth headsets and this one is now my favorite. It's not perfect but it is the closest to perfect I've used. I've always been torn between the Moto and Plantronics brand headsets. The reason is the Moto headsets turn on instantly when you open the boom. They are also very comfortable. The problem is that the boom hinge breaks over time or if you put the headset in your pocket. Also, the battery life is okay but not great. Last, while the early Moto headsets had great voice quality, the newer ones are muffled sounding.
The Plantronics headsets get louder then other brands and they last. I have 4 different models and I've never had one of them break. They are rugged! Some aren't very comfortable though. Their battery lasts a very long time so I don't have to carry another charger when I travel for a day or two, which is good since Plantronics uses a proprietary charger.Read more ›
-Long talk time
-Long Standbye Time
-You can listen to music (Many bluetooth's don't offer that)
-Clear sound, and very crisp
-Very loud, shouldn't have a problem hearing the other person
-Very responsive, the other person can hear you very well
-Look very professional, I've gotten lots of compliments wearing this bluetooth (Looks great on Men and Women)
-Charges very fast (about 1 hour for a full charge, if charged from empty)
-Talks to you, let's you know when the battery is low, if the bluetooth is connected, and when it is shutting off, or disconnecting.
-Very comfortable, I've gotten a lot of earaches with previous bluetooths, this one is a perfect fit. I forget I have it on sometimes
-Fits both ears
-Inexpensive, cost 30 bucks, but built very well. Great quality
-When the volume is all the way up, it has a static noise. (very minimal, but can bother some people)
-Charging port is on top of the Bluetooth, sometimes the clip can get in the way when you are trying to charge it. No big deal, but charging port should of been on the bottom.
Overall, this bluetooth deserves a five star rating.Read more ›
1. "No model number, regulatory markings, or any writing on the back" of the headset.
2. "According to Plantronics, the Marque M50 isn't a real product. Box claims, "Just say 'Answer' to take a call". This is a feature of the (legitimate) Marque M155." Look at the retail box its marking is Marque M50 . "no such product" Correct name is Plantronics M50.
The Bads - - really just one. the range. if i have the headset on my right ear, i can't put the phone in my left front pocket. it has to go in my right front pocket and I can't hold my arm next to it. no kidding. i live in AZ, so maybe the heat is an issue? that said - 90 degrees isn't really that bad yet.
I am not going to return it. I will keep it as my backup for heavy use days. I'll find another product with better range as my main unit. If you are using this product in your car it will be great for you.
Update: (Dec 11,2012)
To clarify my review. My comments were based on my outdoor use. Indoors the earpiece works well with a range of 30-40'. The phone is a Galaxy2s and I have not tried it on other phones. I still use the earpiece daily in the car and at my desk.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I've had 3 of these, all are still working good, and only got this one because I saw where the newer ones are having issues and some folks find them uncomfortable. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
Was debating getting this or a fancy expensive jawbone but ultimately I decided on this due to the price. Plays music nicely and keeps one ear free so you do not get hit by a car. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Eric
Solid headset, easy to use and control an iPhone hands-free.Published 9 days ago by Travis J. Atkinson