Jabra SP200 Bluetooth speakerphone

The Jabra SP200 car speakerphone is an affordable Bluetooth car speakerphone kit.

For its price, the Jabra SP200 is a great value. You get all of the basic calling features you'd expect (voice-dialling activation, call answer/reject, and redial, for instance). In addition, the bundle includes a USB charger (along with the standard in-car charger). A second charger is handy to have, but many speakerphones do not provide one.

On the other hand, the Jabra SP200 does not offer some more advanced features, such as voice announcements (for caller ID, for instance) and an FM transmitter.

The Jabra SP200 is extremely easy to use, thanks to conveniently oversized controls. The Jabra SP200 has an odd oblong shape: squarish at one end and round at the other. The enormous protruding volume control wheel accounts for the circular end.

Right out of the box, the SP200 is ready to attach to one of your car's sun visors. The thin, prefixed clip on the back of the Jabra SP200 unit looks a bit flimsy, but the clamping mechanism proved to be strong. The speakerphone remained tightly affixed to our visor throughout testing.

The large main call control button near the top of the Jabra SP200 was easy to locate while we were driving, and it provided great tactile feedback when we pressed it. You can use this button to answer or reject calls, redial, initiate voice-dialling (provided that your cell phone supports this feature), and mute or unmute conversations. You adjust the volume by turning the huge volume wheel that is exposed at the top of the unit.

Another bonus of the Jabra SP200 is its dedicated on/off switch. To conserve battery life, you can turn the unit off when you aren't using it. This particular switch on the side of the unit is small, however,and the knob barely juts out. Still, it didn't take us long to get a feel for it when driving.

The Jabra SP200's call quality overall was about average (and occasionally above average) for a product of its genre. Most conversations came through clearly at the other end. Callers noted a subtle muffling, hollow, or wavy effect, but they could hear what we were saying without any problem.

(At times, they said, I sounded as if I had a cold; at other times, my voice had a slightly metallic or robotic edge - but again, all of my words came through.)

We did not encounter choppiness or voice breakups. The Jabra SP200 also did a pretty good job reducing background noise from the car radio and the roadways. Voices over the SP200 on our end sounded reasonably good, though a little splotchy.

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.
Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Aoife M. McEvoy

PC Advisor (UK)
Show Comments

Brand Post

Bitdefender 2019

Taking cybersecurity to the highest level and order now for a special discount on the world’s most awarded and trusted cybersecurity. Be aware without a care!

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Luke Hill

MSI GT75 TITAN

I need power and lots of it. As a Front End Web developer anything less just won’t cut it which is why the MSI GT75 is an outstanding laptop for me. It’s a sleek and futuristic looking, high quality, beast that has a touch of sci-fi flare about it.

Emily Tyson

MSI GE63 Raider

If you’re looking to invest in your next work horse laptop for work or home use, you can’t go wrong with the MSI GE63.

Laura Johnston

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin

If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work.

Andrew Teoh

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?