Aug 30 2011   4:16PM GMT

Jawbone Icon HD: Now multi-purpose

mscott2 Profile: mscott2


Jawbone have announced the New Icon HD headset and it’s more than just your usual Bluetooth hands-free. Voice calls, check, wireless VoIP calls, check. *round of applause*

icon-hd--the-nerd-600px-wide.jpgApplause may be asking a bit much but I actually own a Jawbone Icon and it is an excellent Bluetooth headset, small, comfortable and with excellent battery life. The audio quality and range is also superb so I’d expect a lot from a so-called improved model.

Thankfully the recently unveiled Icon HD comes with a wideband speaker that is 25% larger than the original Icon’s. Not only that, but the Icon HD also allows you to pause and play songs by pressing a button on the headset.

The new VoIP capabilities come courtesy of ‘The Nerd’ add on, which can be plugged into a USB on a PC or a Mac. It’s plug-and-play, so no fiddly or confusing software, just simple wireless VoIP calling.

The bundle will soon be up for grabs at around £85 and by the time they hit the shelves the new Jawbone Companion Android App, which displays the headsets battery life and various other useful statistics, should also be available.

 Comment on this Post

There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.
Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.
Send me notifications when other members comment.

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

Share this item with your network: