Plantronics Explorer 502 Review, Bluetooth Wireless Headset

With its sleek design, great sound quality and an affordable price tag, this is one of the best wireless headsets available in the market.

Whether you plan to enjoy your favorite song in private or plan to work on an audio file, a good headset is quite a necessity. So it is best to go through some points which are to be kept in mind before while buying one before I start with the Plantronics Explorer 502 reviews.

There are plenty of headphone designs and fits available in the market and each one has its own advantage and disadvantages. From earbud models to full-size headphones, you can choose one as per your requirements.

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Contrary to the popular belief, wired headphones do not provide better sound than wireless ones and the handling advantages of any wireless model are quite obvious.

You can choose additional features like noise cancellation, bone conduction, and many others. Some units also come with voice assistant features to provide additional help.

Plantronics Explorer 502 Review, Bluetooth Wireless Headset


Plantronics Explorer 502 Review, Bluetooth Wireless Headset 1


Plantronics has always delivered good headsets at an affordable price and this model is no exception to that rule. I used these units for a week before writing this Plantronics Explorer 502 review and was quite satisfied with their all-around performance. With a great range and smart control features, this headset allows you to connect with two devices simultaneously making it a very useful item to carry around. Add to that the stylish and compact design and you have got a real winner in your hands.

Unique Features:

Bluetooth interface

The hassle-free Bluetooth 4.1 interface allows the unit to connect with any Bluetooth device and if you are thinking about the connection range, there is no need to worry. The unit can connect up to a distance of 33 feet which is good enough for most situations.

Perfect Fit and finish

I am sure you will like the fit of this unit as it is designed to give a stable fit. I found the fit quite comfortable for my ears and even tried my best to dislodge them by a few jerky movements. But this unit remained sitting tight with the help of a plastic hook that goes around the ear. It is also quite light so wearing it for long is not going to be an issue.

Good Sound quality

After reading this Plantronics Explorer 502 review, I am sure you will find take a test of these headsets which will help you appreciate the sound quality. The sound is loud enough and the HD quality is quite evident. There are also noise and wind cancellation features which give you a very clear voice quality.

Long Battery Life

The unit comes along with a rechargeable battery and a good quality USB charger.  Now, if you are thinking about how long the battery lasts, it lasts for about 7 hours and on the unit also provides six months in general on standby after being charged fully. I also found the battery gets fully charged within a short time.

 Key Specifications:

  • Product Dimensions:7 x 1.6 x 4 inches
  • Product Weight:8 ounces.
  • Range: 33 feet.
  • Voice quality: HD
  • Colour: White

 Pros and Cons:

  • Good design.
  • Clear voice.
  • Noise cancellation.
  • Affordable priced.
  • Smartphone voice control.
  • Noise cancellation is not adequate.
  • Call quality not outstanding.

Plantronics Explorer 502 Review, Bluetooth Wireless Headset 2


To provide an honest opinion in this Plantronics Explorer 502 review, I will say that these headsets offer very good value for money. The wireless interface makes it easy to use and the sound quality is good and loud enough to listen clearly. Anyone looking for a reliable headset within a decent price range can surely check out this model.

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