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2022 Trucker Bluetooth Headset Review: BlueParrott vs. Blue Tiger

Apr 11, 2022

What is the best Bluetooth headset for truck drivers?

The debate about which Bluetooth headset is the best for truck drivers is still ongoing. We did some digging, and it really comes down to personal preference in a lot of different areas. To help you make the best decision, we have done the research for you and presented it below. Check out the video below as we compare BlueParrott and Blue Tiger headsets!

Watch: BlueParrott vs. BlueTiger Trucker Review Video


Truck Driver Bluetooth Headset Buyer’s Guide

Let’s break down the specs for each headset as we share our own thoughts after testing each one. The models listed below are the 2022 versions of the headsets shown in the video. The models reviewed are competing models with the same price tag..

BlueParrott B350-XT

  • Price is around $140 (depending on where purchased)
  • Over 24 hours talk time, and with micro-USB charging
  • Up to 300ft range in most environments from paired Bluetooth devices
  • Compatible with Bluetooth devices such as phones, watches, and tablets
  • Voice Control - answer or reject call with just your voice, keeping your hands free
  • Premium noise-canceling microphone blocks out engine and road noise up to 96%
  • Durable, all-day comfort for calls and music

BlueParrott Bluetooth Headset Product Description (from Amazon.com)

The BlueParrott wireless headset is packed with industry-leading 96% noise cancellation. This headset gives you 24 hours of talk time on a single charge. The headsets are compatible with Bluetooth mobile phones or other bluetooth-enabled devices. The headset features multipoint pairing for use with two cell phones or a cell phone and tablet at the same time. The Xtreme Noise Suppression features wideband audio for clearer conversations, more productivity and increased safety. Flexible microphone boom provides optimal sound quality. This lightweight headset comes with IP54-rated protection against dust and moisture. It is more comfortable, with a wider headband, and has added voice control, so you can answer and reject calls using just your voice.

Our Thoughts After Use

The model we reviewed falls in the middle of other models that BlueParrot makes ranging from $99 - $250. The B350-XT runs about $140 depending on where you buy and focuses on noise-canceling capabilities and range. The BlueParrott is very lightweight and most truckers who tried this on thought it was comfortable, though some mentioned they could feel the headpiece pushing in on their head just above the ear.

Blue Tiger Elite Ultra

  • Price is around $140 (depending on where purchased)
  • Extended battery with 60 hours talk and 1200 hours standby time
  • 100 ft. Bluetooth range
  • Flexible Headband
  • Lightweight @ 4.3 oz.
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Connect to Siri and Google Assistant
  • Supports English, French and Spanish speakers
  • Black chrome accents and tactile rubberized finish
  • Top noise-canceling technology for clear conversation reduces truck engine road noise by 96%
  • IT’S ALL IN THE BOX: The Blue Tiger Elite ULTRA wireless headset is supplied with Micro USB Charging Cable, D/C Adapter, Extra Mic Cover, and Quick Start Guide.

Blue Tiger Product Description (from Amazon.com)

The most dependable trade in America deserves the most dependable equipment. Even the longest trips are no match for this headset’s Bluetooth 5.0 Technology and Hi-Fi performance speaker that boasts 60 hours of talk time and 1,200 hours of standby time. A flexible headband, incredible range, and top noise cancellation technology means the Elite ULTRA will provide the comfort you need to focus on keeping America moving forward. Elite ULTRA is made for those who are made for the road.

Our Thoughts After Use

The BlueTiger Elite does an excellent job at canceling out background noise, is very comfortable, and has a great extended talk time at 60 hours and 1200 hours of standby. What the BlueParrott lacks in battery life the Blue Tiger makes up for. It’s a bit bulky and has more of an Xbox headset-style feel for anyone who is used to bigger headsets.

Head to Head – BlueTiger Bluetooth Headset vs. BlueParrott Bluetooth Headset

So which one wins? Really, it does come down to personal preference. Both Bluetooth headsets cancel out noise very well, which is the most important thing to a trucker (and the person on the other end). This is really more of a matter of choosing between talk time and range.

The two models compared were selected because of their similar price points. The BlueParrot B350-XT has the widest range of connectivity but falls short on talk time by 36 hours compared to the Blue Tiger Elite Ultra. With both models sitting around the 150-dollar range and the Blue Tiger model only being $10 cheaper, it comes down to what is most important to you.

If you are looking for a longer-lasting battery for talk and standby time, then the Blue Tiger Ultra Elite may be the right choice for you. But, if you are intrigued by a significantly wider range, we recommend the BlueParrott B350-XT. Both headsets have voice control and top-notch noise cancellation. We recommend trying both for size and comfort and deciding if you have not already decided on one based on the battery life and range comparisons above.

Posted: Apr 11, 2022

Edited: Apr 15, 2022

2022 Trucker Bluetooth Headset Review: BlueParrott vs. Blue Tiger

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What is the best Bluetooth headset for truck drivers?

The debate about which Bluetooth headset is the best for truck drivers is still ongoing. We did some digging, and it really comes down to personal preference in a lot of different areas. To help you make the best decision, we have done the research for you and presented it below. Check out the video below as we compare BlueParrott and Blue Tiger headsets!

Watch: BlueParrott vs. BlueTiger Trucker Review Video

Truck Driver Bluetooth Headset Buyer’s Guide

Let’s break down the specs for each headset as we share our own thoughts after testing each one. The models listed below are the 2022 versions of the headsets shown in the video. The models reviewed are competing models with the same price tag..

BlueParrott B350-XT

BlueParrott Bluetooth Headset Product Description (from Amazon.com)

The BlueParrott wireless headset is packed with industry-leading 96% noise cancellation. This headset gives you 24 hours of talk time on a single charge. The headsets are compatible with Bluetooth mobile phones or other bluetooth-enabled devices. The headset features multipoint pairing for use with two cell phones or a cell phone and tablet at the same time. The Xtreme Noise Suppression features wideband audio for clearer conversations, more productivity and increased safety. Flexible microphone boom provides optimal sound quality. This lightweight headset comes with IP54-rated protection against dust and moisture. It is more comfortable, with a wider headband, and has added voice control, so you can answer and reject calls using just your voice.

Our Thoughts After Use

The model we reviewed falls in the middle of other models that BlueParrot makes ranging from $99 - $250. The B350-XT runs about $140 depending on where you buy and focuses on noise-canceling capabilities and range. The BlueParrott is very lightweight and most truckers who tried this on thought it was comfortable, though some mentioned they could feel the headpiece pushing in on their head just above the ear.

Blue Tiger Elite Ultra

Blue Tiger Product Description (from Amazon.com)

The most dependable trade in America deserves the most dependable equipment. Even the longest trips are no match for this headset’s Bluetooth 5.0 Technology and Hi-Fi performance speaker that boasts 60 hours of talk time and 1,200 hours of standby time. A flexible headband, incredible range, and top noise cancellation technology means the Elite ULTRA will provide the comfort you need to focus on keeping America moving forward. Elite ULTRA is made for those who are made for the road.

Our Thoughts After Use

The BlueTiger Elite does an excellent job at canceling out background noise, is very comfortable, and has a great extended talk time at 60 hours and 1200 hours of standby. What the BlueParrott lacks in battery life the Blue Tiger makes up for. It’s a bit bulky and has more of an Xbox headset-style feel for anyone who is used to bigger headsets.

Head to Head – BlueTiger Bluetooth Headset vs. BlueParrott Bluetooth Headset

So which one wins? Really, it does come down to personal preference. Both Bluetooth headsets cancel out noise very well, which is the most important thing to a trucker (and the person on the other end). This is really more of a matter of choosing between talk time and range.

The two models compared were selected because of their similar price points. The BlueParrot B350-XT has the widest range of connectivity but falls short on talk time by 36 hours compared to the Blue Tiger Elite Ultra. With both models sitting around the 150-dollar range and the Blue Tiger model only being $10 cheaper, it comes down to what is most important to you.

If you are looking for a longer-lasting battery for talk and standby time, then the Blue Tiger Ultra Elite may be the right choice for you. But, if you are intrigued by a significantly wider range, we recommend the BlueParrott B350-XT. Both headsets have voice control and top-notch noise cancellation. We recommend trying both for size and comfort and deciding if you have not already decided on one based on the battery life and range comparisons above.