How many times have you dropped your mobile because you have been juggling too many things in your hands? Whether it’s your small children, the shopping, or all of your work, any opportunity to be able to not balance another object is greatly received!
The Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70 are Bluetooth headsets. We are going to look at all of the features of the two Bluetooth headsets and once we have compared them, but all the info into a comparison chart for easy viewing. Once we have looked at the specifications, we will add some pros and cons before the final verdict.
The Plantronics M55 vs M70 are very similar, so we will start by looking at what they have in common.
Plantronics M55 vs M70 – Similarities
Below you will find a chart with all of the specifics for a side by side viewing.
Both the Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70 are black. They are super lightweight at 0.28oz. The exact measurements aren’t clear. They are also reversible, so you can wear them on either the left or right ear.
The Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70 come with Bluetooth 3.0. You can connect them to your Android and iPhone devices.
On each of the Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70, you will find a call button, a power switch, and a volume button that also allows you to play and pause songs. The call button lets you answer calls and also reject them.
Included with the Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70 is a micro USB charging cord. It takes just 2 hours to fully charge the Plantronics Bluetooth headsets.
You will be able to tell when the Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70 is charging, pairing, in use, and when the battery is low thanks to the light indicators.
The Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70 have noise reduction. So, for example, they will block out any interference from the wind, background noise and echoes.
Plantronics Hub App
You can download the Plantronics Hub App from the App Store or Google Play. With it, you can customize the settings of the Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70, like the ringtone, and get a visible status of the Bluetooth headsets.
The warranty with the Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70 is for 1 year.
There are two main differences between the Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70 and we will look at them now.
Differences Between Plantronics M55 and Plantronics M70
Due to the voice activation, there are a number of things you can do with these Bluetooth headsets.
You can take calls, listen to your music, and follow directions that are sent from your smartphone. If you want to press the call button to answer an incoming call you can, or you can just say “answer”.
This headset will do the same, the only difference is that you can use it to activate Siri and Google Assistant. You also have the choice of three different languages, French, Spanish and English.
The Winner Is- The Plantronics M70
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There is an impressive amount of talk time with both of the headsets-
You have up to 11 hours talk time and 16 days on standby mode. It also has a Deepsleep standby mode that will last for up to 5 months.
Talk time and standby mode are the same (11 hours and 16 days respectively). Here though, you will have up to 6 months when using Deepsleep standby mode.
The Winner Is- The Plantronics M70
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Pros and Cons
By adding a few individual pros and cons, we will be able to see if there are any other aspects that separate the Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70.
- Noise cancelation works well
- Battery life is great
- problem using two devices at the same time
- The range is too short
- It’s durable, it can handle being bounced around a little
- The silicone ear insert makes it a snug and comfortable fit
- The sound quality is excellent, calls are nice and crisp
- The sound quality of music isn’t as good
The Final Verdict
These Bluetooth headsets from Plantronics do everything they should, and they do it well. On top of that, the Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70 have extra features that we quite liked. For the positive, they are both a good size, lightweight and you will hardly notice you are wearing them. The app is nice and connecting to both iPhones and Androids was really simple. It was also great that the battery life was exactly as advertised.
Choosing a winner was made easier because the Plantronics M55 and the Plantronics M70 were very similar in value for money. Because of this, we decided that the Plantronics M70 was the better buy. It’s great that it also works with Siri and Google Assistant so makes life that little bit easier. Also, we found the range to be stronger, and having the extended battery life in Deep-sleep mode is useful.