Plantronics Explorer 500 Review


The Explorer 500 is the latest Bluetooth headset from Plantronics, who is know quite well for their world-class headset and audio devices. Yes the Explorer 500 is no exception to that distinction. Priced at $59.99 the Explorer 500 is a small compact super lightweight Bluetooth headset that comes bundled with a very unique magnetic USB cable that acts like holder.

On the Explorer 500 with a touch of a button, you can activate voice-control for smartphone assistants Siri, Google Now or Cortana,  And to reduce the frustration of misunderstood commands – dual-mic clarity makes it easy for your smartphone to understand you. With A2DP, easily stream music, catch up on podcasts or hear GPS directions on the go. Further customize the headset by selecting one of three included built-in languages for whispered status alerts for power on/off, battery level and connection status.

The Explorer 500 functions extreme well, with solid mic audio quality and great sound. noise cancellation is solid. it’s a headset you can’t go wrong with, especially at the price.