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Plantronics K100 Bluetooth Speakerphone - Review

Plantronics latest addition to the Bluetooth speakerphone market is the K100. The K100 is a slim, low profile speaker that slides on to your car's sun visor to allow hands free operation of your Windows Phone.

Not everyone is comfortable with a Bluetooth headset and the K100 gives drivers a hands-free alternative. Additionally, the K100 provides an FM transmitter that allows you to stream audio files from your Windows Phone through your car stereo.

To see if the K100 is worth the investment, make the jump past the break.

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The first time I saw Plantronics’ BackBeat 903 headphones was at CES in Las Vegas in January 2009. As the PR Rep showed me the various features and described the functionality I began to violate the 10th commandment (“Thou shalt not covet…”). To see why, keep reading.


Comfortable. Good Sound Quality. OpenMic is brilliant.
Some of the hardware controls are challenging.
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Plantronics Voyager 835

As more Bluetooth headsets are released into an already crowded market, the distinctions between the various choices start to become fuzzy. In a situation like this, there are a couple of concrete factors that offer a huge amount of insight into which product is the best choice for you; manufacturer and price.

Plantronics has become synonymous with quality headset for telephones and computers. Their products are used in call centers all over the world. The ever expanding line of Bluetooth capable products continues to push the envelope and offer a variety of quality goods to consumers. The Plantronics Voyager 835 is reasonably priced for a premium quality headset at $69.95 (at the WMExperts store, the MSRP from Plantronics is a less reasonable $119.95).

Click through for our full review.

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WME Prize-A-Day, Day 1

Let's kick off our prizes with a classic, hey? The Plantronics Bluetooth Headset, a great in-ear Bluetooth headset with a nice little portable charger.

How to win:

It's Monday, so we'll keep it simple: Go on and register in our forums (those of your registered at TreoCentral's forums are already registered!) and then head over to this thread: Prize-A-Day, Day 1: iPhone SmackTalk Edition.

Anybody who posts a reply in that thread between 9amEST on Feb 13th and 9amEST on the 14th will qualify for the drawing (and also will receive one entry for the Grand Prize. But we want you to do more than qualify, we want you to talk some smack in honor of the Windows Mobile 6 announcement. The preferred format is:

Your iPhone is so [blank], it [blank]!

Don't be fair. Don't be nice. (Don't be vulgar, though, either). Heck, don't even be truthful. We're talkin' smack here, kids!

(Full Contest information here - must use valid email address to register.)

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