Gennum nXZEN PLUS 5500 Bluetooth Headset Review

Gennum nXZEN PLUS 5500 Bluetooth Headset Review

Gennum Corporation's nXZEN PLUS was recently selected as an accessory to placed in the gift bags of over 100 celebrities at this years American Music Awards in Los Angeles. This is the same means of promotion Motorola used to launch their acclaimed black RAZR edition this past may (with astounding success). The nXZEN, with a retail price of $159.99 certainly is worthy of a celebrity budget. But can it live up to the hype?


Product Specifications


  • Bluetooth 1.2
  • Weight:17 grams (0.54 oz)
  • Size: Length 59.9mm Height 28.5 mm
  • DSP Performance – 120 MIPS
  • Stereo - 16 kHz audio bandwidth processor
  • Audio Path: 20-bit end-to-end path
  • Talk Time: Up to 7 hours
  • Standby Time: 100 hours
  • Charge Time: 2 hours
  • Battery: Lithium Polymer
  • Four-Button Operation
  • Multiple Device Pairing

Sales Package


  • nXZEN PLUS 5500 Headset
  • 2 Removable Ear Loops – different sizes
  • 3 Removable Ear Tip Sizes
  • Installation CD
  • User's Manual
  • Quick Reference Card
  • Stereo Audio Cable
  • AC Wall Charger
  • USB Cable

nXZEN PLUS 5500 Headset Sales Package



1 Comment

1. Fred unregistered

This headset does not have enough volume to work in a noisy environment. While it works for the person you've called, it does not work for you, the caller. I don't recommend if you are calling from a noisy environment.

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