Samsung HM1900 Review

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A mere $20 is all it takes to acquire the Samsung HM1900, a true entry-level Bluetooth headset. And according to Samsung HM1900 reviews, users consider this model a value buy. Comments posted at Walmart mention decent sound (though not necessarily in a noisy gym, one user cautions), ease of setup and operation, a pleasingly low profile, and a battery with a respectable life. These views are generally echoed in Samsung HM1900 reviews at Amazon even as some report slight discomfort in the ear, choppy audio, and occasional malfunctions and other build-quality problems (e.g., randomly muted calls, fragile ear piece).

The Samsung HM1900 (starting at $20, Amazon) supports A2DP music streaming and multipoint technology for pairing with two devices. It can deliver voice prompts in Spanish in addition to English; prompts include connection status and battery-recharge alerts. The headset recharges through a microUSB port and the battery is rated for 4.5 hours of talk time. It includes three interchangeable soft gel eartips and two ear hooks, which improve the chances of finding a combination that fits. This budget model weighs 9 grams.

It's hard to refute the value proposition presented by the Samsung HM1900. Sound quality and noise cancellation are decent, though not outstanding. The features are basic but include the must-haves. The HM1900 is practical and cheap -- a good combination for budget shoppers who occasionally need a hands-free way to communicate.

Michael Sweet

Michael Sweet writes about consumer electronics. If something runs on electricity or ones and zeroes, he's interested in it. Sweet has written about PC technology and consumer electronics for 14 years.

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