Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-607 Review

Introduction and Design
We have tested out lots of Bluetooth headsets and have to say that we have rarely been impressed by the performance of a device. So, as we got our hands on the Nokia BH-607 the inevitable question was if it is good enough to differentiate from the existing crop of wireless headsets available, by delivering good sound quality and lightness. That’s all we want from it.

The housing of the Nokia BH-607 is made from plastic, which doesn’t feel too cheap and creates the impression it’s going to hold up for quite some time. It may not be the prettiest headset out there, but is by no means hard to look at. The light grey color gives it a somewhat neutral look – perfect for a person, who needs a handset with an unpretending design, but still wants to stay away from the traditional black solutions.

The Nokia BH-607 has a power button, volume rocker, Nokia’s proprietary charging port, large call key and a special “My own key”, which can be set to accomplish different tasks like calling a favorite number, read the latest text message and mute. The only problem here is that it can be only used with Nokia phones (if you do have a compatible Nokia phone, you need to use the Nokia Accessory Setup Application to get it working).

What’s pretty nice is that the device comes packed with 2 types of eargels, with both types sporting three different sizes, so everyone should be able to find the one that suits them. If you still feel the BH-607 is somewhat unstable in your ear, you can also use the earhook that comes in the box. It provides the needed stability, but at the expense of looks, of course.

A very important aspect of every wireless headset’s performance is howcomfortable it is. Unfortunately, the Nokia BH-607 was quiteunconvincing when it came to that. After about an hour of use, the painin your ear becomes too much, so taking the headset off seems like thesweetest thing to do.

Call quality is rather poor both on theincoming and outgoing sides. The DSP manages to isolate environmentalnoises so that your caller will hear only your voice, but this doesn’thelp much for the clearness of the sound, as you will be sharp, notloud enough and, as a whole, hardly understandable. The same goes forwhat you’ll hear in the earpiece of the Nokia BH-607, where, besidesthe poor sounding voice of the person on the other end, you’ll also getto hear the ambient sounds. There is no difference, really.

Wehad hopes that the Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-607 will prove betterthan most of the competition, but instead, it put up a rather poorperformance. It’s uncomfortable to wear and sounds worse than whatwe’re used to hear from other headsets of the same class. If you need anice wireless headset, check out the Plantronics Discovery 925, it’smore comfortable and delivers way better sound quality.


  • Personalisable “My own key” for Nokia phones


  • Becomes uncomfortable after an hour
  • Sound quality is rather disappointing

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