It’s been a while since we played with Jabra’s HALO Bluetooth stereo headset – all the way back at CTIA in April, in fact – but it’s only now that the HALO is ready to hit North American shelves. Jabra tell us that the 3oz, foldable headset should be in US Best Buy stores this week, with an MRSP of $129.
Video demo after the cut
Meanwhile Canadian Best Buy stores will get the HALO sometime in October. The headset can be used for both music and hands-free calling, with 8hrs of talktime and up to 13 days of standby; it automatically fades out music playback whenever there’s an incoming call, and it’s compatible with cellphones, PMPs (including the iPod touch), laptops and the like. Two Bluetooth devices can be paired at a time.
There’s also a 3.5mm headphone cable in the box, just in case your battery is running low, and a nifty touch-sensitive volume control strip on the earpiece. It’s already listed as in stock on Best Buy’s site, priced at $129.99.