Mobility Digest Review: Motorola H17txt with MotoSpeak Bluetooth Headset
28 July 2010
Summary: The Motorola H17txt isn’t a bad headset, but I think it’s a bit overpriced really at $100. The MotoSpeak full version will cost you another $14 which brings the overall price up even more. It would be nice if they included full version of the software with purchase of the headset.
Pros: Small and lightweight, Easy to use, Lots of features in software when you upgrade
Cons: Ear loops are not comfortable, at least for me, To get full functionality you must upgrade the software, Expensive overall, Voice in MotoSpeak is a bit garbled at low volumes
Excerpt: Product: Motorola H17txt Supplier: Motorola MSRP: $99.99 Author: Nick Date: August 12, 2010 For the most part, Bluetooth headsets all seem to offer a similar set of features. However, Motorola’s newest headset, the H17txt brings something new to the table; the ability to read text messages to the...
Pros: Reads text messages as soon as they are received, Comfortable to wear, Flip open boom mic makes it easy to quickly turn on headset when receiving a call
Cons: No iPhone support for MotoSpeak app, Does not read emails, Free version of MotoSpeak app only reads up to 25 words, Pro version of MotoSpeak app costs an additional $14