The Good The Motorola Elite Sliver has excellent audio quality, noise cancellation, and an ultracompact size. The battery charger case helps it stand out from the Bluetooth headset pack.
The Bad The Elite Sliver's ear placement is tricky for eyeglass wearers. NFC pairing is a no-go, and the tiny volume key is awkward to operate.
The Bottom Line While its fit could be snugger and NFC pairing is a pipe dream for now, Motorola Elite Sliver's advanced features and battery pack travel case will please all but the pickiest Bluetooth users.
Motorola Elite Sliver Bluetooth Headset
While smartphones seem to be growing bigger with each new device that hits the market, Bluetooth headsets have gone the other direction entirely. The $129.99 Motorola Elite Sliver squeezes all but the most advanced features to be found into a tiny and inconspicuous package. Read on to see if the Sliver packs enough hands-free capabilities to meet your needs.
Weighing just 9 grams (0.32 of an ounce), the Motorola Elite Sliver is undeniably compact and light. It uses a wrap-around-the-ear design that, while I'm not a big fan of, isn't as cumbersome as other headsets I've reviewed recently such as the and . That said, slipping the Elite Sliver into place around my ear wasn't easy, a situation that I chalk up to interference from my eyeglasses. Removing my spectacles helped, but I still had issues with the headset's earbud-style earpiece.