Supported by virtually all modern smartphones and various highend landline phones, Bluetooth provides a convenient way to connect wirelessly to a multitude of different devices. And one of the most popular uses for Bluetooth is the wireless headset, offering you the flexibility to take calls handsfree whenever you’re on the move. However, the price can often be prohibitively expensive, with the cost of many well in exceed of £50. Fortunately, there are a variety of affordable Bluetooth headsets that offer smart features and reliable audio; and Plantronics’ latest budget-friendly Bluetooth Headset – the M70 – is our current pick of the crop at a modest £19.99.
Budget price with high-end features
Whilst it might come with a budget price tag, as one of the latest Bluetooth headsets the Plantronics M70 comes with some of the more advanced features you’ll find on high-end models, such as the Voyager Legend. You can change the music volume and tracks on your smatphone using the headset controls; and phones running Android or iOS will be able to view an onscreen battery level. Whilst clear voice instructions and audible status alerts provide you with information on battery level, connection status and more without having to take out your phone.
Like many Bluetooth headsets, the Plantronics M70 boasts an extremely lightweight and compact design, making it comfortable to wear. You can either use the ear-tips (3 sizes are included with along with headset) so that you can wear it in-ear; or attach the ear-loop, which some people find a more secure wearing style.
Good sound & battery life
It may be small but the M70 delivers big on sound with HD audio capabilities for wideband enabled smartphones along with Plantronics’ intuitive noise, wind, and echo reduction technology for dependable clarity wherever you are. A fully charged battery will afford you a generous 11 hours of continuous talktime, and with the integrated DeepSleep mode, the M70 can retain its charge for months at a time when not in use.
Ultimately, if you're after a budget-friendly Bluetooth headset for hands-free calls anywhere at any time, the Plantronics M70 delivers all of this and more at a penny under £20.