Reviews & hands-on

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Jabra Solemate review (second-gen)

    By 2 April 2014

    The Jabra Solemate is a portable Bluetooth speaker, back in its NFC-capable second-gen form. It might look more like a luminescent character from Pacman spliced with a Dr Martens sole but its design - which, as the name suggests, takes its cues from shoe...

  • Audio

    Jabra Sports Wireless+ headphones with built-in radio gets our ears and hands-on treatment

    By 7 September 2013

    Jabra has worked with sports professionals to create wireless sports headphones that cater for every active need. With built-in radio, locked in comfort, a resistant body and wireless connections they're spot on for sport. While we couldn't test them...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Jabra Solemate review

    By 18 December 2012

    It's a speaker that looks like a shoe, that's the immediate take-away from the Jabra Solemate, but does the funky looking device actually work, sound good, and be something you'll want to put in your bag? We got listening to find out. Design The shoe...

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    Jabra Solemate pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    The Jabra Solemate, that's the name of a new Bluetooth speaker from Jabra which, as the name suggests, has taken its design cue from a pair of shoes rather than being a standard box. This device has an integrated subwoofer and dual tweeters to keep you...

  • Audio

    Jabra Sport pictures and hands-on

    By 16 September 2011

    Pocket-lint doesn't like jogging. Let's get that out of the way early on. But in the name of research, we put the Jabra Sport to the test. In our ears they went, and off we went. To the petrol station up the road. At least a 5-minute jog / walk - plenty...

  • Audio

    Jabra Freeway hands-on

    By 30 March 2011

    Bluetooth speakers for the car are pretty boring, let’s face it. They do their job, but normally run out of juice because you forget to turn them off and then you’re left with a lump of plastic and speaker that’s good for nothing. Well, that’s...

  • Phones

    Jabra Stone2 hands-on

    By 18 February 2011

    There's a stack of budget Bluetooth headsets on the market today, and they all do a reasonable job. Indeed, Jabra even makes a fair few of them. However, those using their mobile device all day every day, and specifically while driving or using their...

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    Jabra Extreme - For PC hands-on

    By 15 February 2011

    Jabra is currently in the process of unleashing a whole range of consumer VoIP-specific accessories onto the market, including a mass market version of its, previously, business-centric Speak 410 conference call-friendly speakerphone. But that still requires...

  • Phones

    Jabra EasyGo Bluetooth Headset hands-on

    By 18 January 2011

    Designed as an entry-level headset, with a price point to match, Jabra's EasyGo Bluetooth offering is satisfyingly simple to setup and operate from the box. Its a Bluetooth v2.1 device and is backwards compatible, so will work with a vast array of mobile...

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Jabra Clipper Bluetooth headset review

    By 31 March 2010

    The Jabra Clipper is a twist on the traditional Bluetooth design, aimed more at those who want to use it for music than those who are just looking for handsfree calls on their mobile phone. As the name suggests, the Clipper takes the form of a clip, the...

  • Phones 2.5 out of 5

    Jabra Stone Bluetooth headset review

    By 25 January 2010

    How do you make a Bluetooth headset remotely interesting and useful? Jabra believes it's the latest manufacturer to do just that with the Jabra Stone, a Bluetooth headset with an element of "cool" for those who like to pretend to be important on the...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Jabra Halo Bluetooth headset review

    By 24 September 2009

    Bluetooth headsets get a bad press. Although they are amazingly practical, allowing you to use your phone whilst keeping your hands free, they've always had something of an image problem. A problem that is probably reinforced by just about every estate...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Jabra SP700 Bluetooth speakerphone review

    By 31 December 2008

    Sometimes you just don’t want to be encumbered with a Bluetooth headset hanging out of your ear, especially when driving and listening to your radio. There are ways around this, and the Bluetooth speaker is elbowing its way in, offering increasing features...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Jabra BT4010 Bluetooth headset review

    By 25 September 2008

    With so many Bluetooth headsets on the market these days, you really have to think out of the box to get noticed. That might mean covering the device in semi-precious metals, adding a solar panel, or, like Jabra, including an LCD display. But does it...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Jabra JX20 Pura Titanium Edition Bluetooth headset review

    By 3 July 2008

    With Bluetooth headsets being two a penny these days, can Jabra convince with the JX20, the latest headset with a firm focus on design? Lovingly packaged, with design by Jacob Jenson, it is clear from the fusion of greys and blacks that this is designed...