As you may know, Cisco has introduced many products and technologies in the field of unified communications and collaboration, and has entered the phone headset market with its 500 series headsets last year. This year at Partner Summit Cisco introduced the 700 series, which targets mobile workers segment.
Cisco Headset 730 Specifications
The 700 series is a series of headsets aimed primarily traveling mobile workers and 730 is the first model of the series. Especially in crowded environments, the noise canceling mechanisms ensure clear communication for both the headset and the called party. Below you will find detailed features of the Cisco 730 headsets:
- Connectivity via Bluetooth 5.0, USB-A and 3.5mm
- Premium Codec Support (SBC, AAC, aptX, aptXHD)
- Active Background Noise Cancellation with 4 Microphones
- Clear Voice Transmission with 2 Electret Condenser Microphone
- Intelligent Sensor Technology (Mute on Earphone)
- Boom-less Microphone
- On-Ear Controls
- Voice Activated AI
- Cisco Headset App for Customized Experience (App Store & Google Play)
- Automatic Firmware Upgrades
Here is a table that compares the Cisco 700 series headphones to the 500 series:
|700 Series||500 Series|
|Suitable For||Mobile / Office Workers||Office / Call Center Workers|
|Primary Connection Type||Bluetooth 5.0||Wired/DECT Wireless|
|Talking Time||15+ hrs||9 hrs|
|Concurrent Connections||2 BT + 1 USB||Depends on Base Station|
|Wireless Coverage||65+ meters||90+ meters|
|Ear Wearing Style||Binaural Only||Monaural & Binaural|
|Color Options||Carbon Black & Platinum||Black|
|Active Noise Cancelling||Yes||No|
|Noise Reduction Microphone||Yes||Yes|
For more information about Cisco 730 series headsets, please refer to the datasheet page.
The price of the newly introduced Cisco 730 series headset has not been set yet, but considering that the list price of the 560 series wireless headphones is around $600, my guess is that the list price will be in the range of $800 – $900.
With the 730 series headset, Cisco has provided a professional solution for both the consumer market and business purposes. Cisco 730 headset is a very useful product especially for frequent travelers.