Jabra released a couple of innovative headsets last year, namely thestereo headphones and the headset that comes housed in its own portable charger. Some time between those two announcements, Jabra also announced a simpler budget headset, dubbed the Jabra BT2080. Though it doesn't have the high-end technology in Jabra's more advanced headsets, the Jabra BT2080 is decent for a starter model. It's easy to use and easy to wear, and best of all, it's really affordable. It initially retailed for $39, but you can get a new model now for only $19.
Measuring 2.08 inches long by 0.63 inch wide by 0.35 inch thick, the Jabra BT2080 is long and slender and, unlike the Stone, looks unmistakably like a typical Bluetooth headset. It comes in standard black, with a skinny chrome piece in the middle. The top part of that piece acts as the multifunction talk button. On the left is a raised volume rocker. The charger jack is on top. We found both the talk button and the volume rocker to be rather thin, but they are sufficiently raised above the surface so that they are easy to find by feel.
Flip the headset over and you'll find a tiny little power switch right above the ear piece. It's so small we didn't even know it was a button at first. Still, we do like that the BT2080 comes with a dedicated power switch so it's easier to turn the headset on and off, thus conserving battery life when it's not in use.