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LG HBM-585
6.9 out of 10

LG HBM-585

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Overall 6
6.0

Good Electronics but Mediocre Construction

Patrick D., Newegg
16 December 2012
  • Summary: If you have one of these that breaks the same way, you can replace LG's ear loop with a few inches of vinyl-coated steel wire, and it's good as new.
  • Pros: This headset has been in use for 6 months now and the electronics still work exactly as they should. The unit pairs easily. The battery still holds a charge. I especially liked that LG included both indoor and automotive charging adapters. Having two separate adapters makes it convenient to bring the headset inside, which in turn allows the battery to last longer because it is less likely to be left behind in the car where it would get the Maine winter deep-freeze tre...
  • Cons: The headset earbud alone isn't really enough to keep the device firmly attached to your ear--especially if you have wide ear holes. For this reason, it has a loop that wraps over the ear, but that plastic loop completely broke off from being flexed over the ear too many times.
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Overall 6
6.0

Fair for the price, key word price

Ahmed R., Newegg
25 May 2012
  • Summary: Its real cheap & I paid much more for headsets that were far worse ($165 for a jabra)!! I got this headset on sale for $15, so Im not going to be too picky just honest. If you want a cheap but functional headset, this one does the job. You might need to replace it in a year, but lets be honest, your going to do the same with your phone too, & for $15 I can accept a year of use as fair.
  • Pros: Its light weight design makes it very comfortable for all day use. Its buttons are fairly easy to access while wearing it. The silicon ear buds are comfortable for a couple of hours of use. It seems to have a fairly sturdy design as far as if dropped.
  • Cons: I have had a host of headsets that cost a lot more than this & some I loved & some were awful!! My favorite headset was a plantronics that has since been discontinued, but was incredible! This unit had a few cons. First of all it only allows you to have one paired connection at a time. This is a real con to me because I have a business cell & a personal one. The ring in your ear is very soft & not compatible with the personalized ringtone on your phone, as some headse...
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Overall 6
6.0

Lots of accesories

STEPHEN K., Newegg
21 May 2012
  • Pros: Nice for price (-20). Multiple size earpieces and a replacement clip included. Battery life is ok.
  • Cons: Charging SUCKS. I hate having a charge station. Even though it uses a micro USB cable, the docking is a pain. One, it should have been keyed to auto-fit in, or have contact points on the reverse side. Second, to set it in the charger and actually charge is a gamble. I can't fully put it in and expect it to charge. I have to pull it out a little to charge.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sounds OK but falls off ear

Julie W., Newegg
29 April 2012
  • Summary: LG does not have any other ear clip available.
  • Pros: lightweight, seems to have decent sound earpiece enters ear a bit
  • Cons: - fragile plastic clip hold ear clip to headset - if you have a big ear should be fine, if not expect it to fall off, top of ear clip can be higher than top of your ear, so it can easily slide over top of ear - seems to beep often when on a call, phone right next to it, not sure why
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Overall 6
6.0

Ok, if it fits your ear

Allen M., Newegg
15 April 2012
  • Summary: Good cheap headset. Sound good from both sides and it doesn't look Borg-y. It just doesn't want to stay in my ear, even with the ear hanger included.
  • Pros: Good sound, good pairing and connection with my single android phone.(Captivate w/2.3.5) Charger for car and one for wall.
  • Cons: Out of the three earpiece covers, none fit my ear. Sometimes won't connect. Had to drop pairing and re-pair a few times. Was about to give up and junk it when it started behaving.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good for the price so far

Emile H., Newegg
14 April 2012
  • Pros: Price, size. I like a somewhat longer headset so the mike can be closer to your mouth. It paired with my iPhone after a reboot, but the initial snafu was probably an Apple issue.
  • Cons: A few, but minor quibbles. It uses a proprietary charging mechanism which worries me, but my headsets rarely last more than year so maybe the headset will outlast the charging stand. 2nd - the initial earpiece cover was a bit large for my ear but the smaller one is much more comfortable. I was concerned about switching it out since the mechanisms look somewhat flimsy, but, hey, $18. I bought another one today for my Dad.
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Overall 6
6.0

Specs are inaccurate

STEPHEN S., Newegg
28 November 2011
  • Pros: Appears to be decent for what it is
  • Cons: Talk time is really only 5 hours Bluetooth 2.1, not 3.0 specs pulled from LG's website: http://www.lg.com/uk/mobile-phones/mobile-phone-accessories/LG-bluetooth-headsets-HBM-585.jsp
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Overall 6
6.0

Received an Open Unit.

Pete L., Newegg
24 April 2011
  • Summary: Nothing really, just kind of annoyed that I ended up with an open box when paying for the retail unit. Have placed may orders with newegg and well it seems they dropped the ball this time and gave me the wrong unit.
  • Pros: Well the unit looks good.
  • Cons: I ordered a retail unit and ended up getting an open box. Granted everything was there, but the box had damage to it and everything inside ended up being thrown out into the package which held the box. Also the detail page for the item states that it has bluetooth 3.0 computability, but on the box and in the instructions it states it is 2.1+EDR. I bought it with the intentions on testing it with the Revolution when it came out. Talk time on the box also differs from t...
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Overall 6
6.0

Freisprecheinrichtung - unverzichtbar

Yopi
7 December 2005
  • Summary: Vorwort ************* Da ich gerade einen Testbericht über mein Handy - LG C 1100 - geschrieben, habe ich nun mal nachgesehen, inwieweit ich hier auch mein Zubehör für das Gerät sinnvollerweise vorstellen kann. Heute soll es um die Freisprecheinrichtung gehen, die ich mit meinem LG benutze. Basics ********** Die meißten von euch wissen vermutlich, was eine Freisprecheinrichtung ist, ein Gerät, welches es ermöglicht, das Handy nicht ans Ohr zu halten.
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