Jabra Halo review

These headphone may look like they're for Star Trek fans only, but we found they had a reasonably good sound Tested at £99.00

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Our Verdict

They may be slim and gimmicky, but they sound reasonably good

For

  • Slim
  • fold down neatly
  • good sound

Against

  • Awkward fit
  • very strange design

These slim Jabra headphones fold out for action and power down – charging is via mains – when folded away.

The fit wasn't quite right – flush against our heads rather than our ears.

It doesn't seem possible that the touch controls could possibly work, so unassuming are they, but once mastered, the volume slider that doubles as skip track works fine.

Sonically they're clear and detail is okay, while there's a decent tonal balance compared to some rivals – but we're left a little nonplussed. One for the Trekkies only, perhaps…

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Specifications

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General Information

Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.gnnetcom.com/UK/EN
Brand NameJabra
Product TypeHeadset
ManufacturerGN Netcom A/S
Manufacturer Part Number100-96500000-61
Product NameJabra Halo
Product ModelHALO

Technical Information

Sound ModeStereo
Wireless Operating Distance10 m
Connectivity TechnologyWireless
Wireless TechnologyBluetooth
Impedance32 Ohm

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • HALO Headset
  • 1 x AC Charger
  • 1 x USB Charger Cable
  • 1 x 3.5mm Music Cable
  • 1 x Carrying Pouch
  • 1 x Quick Start Manual
  • 1 x Warranty Leaflet

Earpiece

Earpiece DesignOver-the-head
Earpiece TypeBinaural
Driver Size32 mm

Physical Characteristics

Form FactorSemi-open
Width136 mm
Depth45 mm
Weight Approximate80 g
Height190 mm
Dimensions190 mm (H): 136 mm (W): 45 mm (D)