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Plantronics BackBeat Go

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1340 reviews of Plantronics BackBeat Go. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Opinions about the price and portability are generally positive. The comfort and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative views about the reliability. Opinions about the bass quality and size are different.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Plantronics BackBeat Go is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Plantronics BackBeat Go

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 112 user reviews of Plantronics BackBeat Go from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the portability and price. The comfort and usability are also appreciated. The noise isolation and size get mixed comments.

sound, usability, comfort, price, portability

77% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Plantronics BackBeat Go

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 761 user reviews of Plantronics BackBeat Go from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the price and portability. The comfort and usability are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the durability, and some have doubts about the bass quality and size.

sound, usability, comfort, portability, price

reliability, size, bass quality

73% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Plantronics BackBeat Go

 

Wireless Bluetooth earphones that don't cost the earth.

Decent sound balance, Good comfort and overall design, Decent value

Bass a little lightweight, Earpieces are large, Mediocre battery life

Aug, 2012

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 Wireless Earbuds overview

 

BackBeat Go Black Bluetooth Wireless Stereo Headset for Mobile Music and Media

Expert review by : William O'Neal (techradar.com)

Plantronics BackBeat Go review

 

A stereo Bluetooth headset for users who prefer a more svelte setup

Comfortable ; Great call quality ; Easy to use

Bass response is lacking ; Volume is too low on certain devices

At $99.99 the Plantronics BackBeat Go is a fantastic Bluetooth headset. It handles basic functions like phone calls and pairing amazingly. And the fact that it charges via micro-USB in around two and a half hours and boasts a talk time of about four...

May, 2012

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.co.uk)

Plantronics BackBeat Go 600 isn't fancy, but it's a good value

 

The company's new $100 over-ear Bluetooth headphones are full-sized yet comfortable, and sound pretty good.

The Plantronics BackBeat Go 600 are lightweight, comfortable over-ear Bluetooth headphones that sound decent and work well for making calls. You can toggle between more neutral or bass-boosted sound modes.

Bass lacks a little definition. The earcups can show scratches.

Don't expect a "wow" from the lightweight, comfortable Plantronics BackBeat 600, but they're as good or better than a lot of headphones in this price range.

May, 2018

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.co.uk)

Plantronics Backbeat Go Bluetooth Headset (Black) review

 

It's hard to design really small wireless Bluetooth earphones because you have to cram a battery and some extra electronics into a compact housing the size of something that's not much bigger than, well, an earbud.

The Plantronics BackBeat Go is a compact wireless stereo headset that sounds decent, is attractively designed, and is reasonably priced.

Battery life isn't great (4.5 hours); buttons on the inline remote are small; and the LED that indicates when the device is on or in pairing mode is tiny.

There's a lot to like about the BackBeat Go wireless stereo headset, but some notable shortcomings temper our enthusiasm.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : Nermin Bajric (goodgearguide.com.au)

Plantronics BackBeat Go in-ear headphones

 

You won't experience much bass, but the Plantronics BackBeat Go headphones are certainly convenient

Sit conveniently around your neck ; Easy to set up and use ; Decent battery life

Not the loudest volume ; Bass lacks punch ; No multipoint Bluetooth

While they may not impress when it comes to top-end audio quality, the Plantronics BackBeat Go wireless in-ear headphones offer plenty of convenience. The sound produced isn't the loudest and bass lacks punch but the real impressive feature here is the...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Plantronics Backbeat Go Bluetooth Headset ( Black)

 

That's a challenge Plantronics has endeavored to overcome with its $99.99 BackBeat Go wireless stereo headset, one of the smallest and lightest stereo Bluetooth headsets out there, which features two slightly oversize earbuds joined by a flat,...

The Plantronics BackBeat Go is a compact wireless stereo headset that sounds decent, is attractively designed, and is reasonably priced.

Battery life isn't great (4.5 hours); buttons on the inline remote are small; and the LED that indicates when the device is on or in pairing mode is tiny.

There's a lot to like about the BackBeat Go wireless stereo headset, but some notable shortcomings temper our enthusiasm.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Plantronics Backbeat Go Bluetooth Headset (Black) review

 

It's hard to design really small wireless Bluetooth earphones because you have to cram a battery and some extra electronics into a compact housing the size of something that's not much bigger than, well, an earbud.

The Plantronics BackBeat Go is a compact wireless stereo headset that sounds decent, is attractively designed, and is reasonably priced.

Battery life isn't great (4.5 hours); buttons on the inline remote are small; and the LED that indicates when the device is on or in pairing mode is tiny.

There's a lot to like about the BackBeat Go wireless stereo headset, but some notable shortcomings temper our enthusiasm.

Jul, 2012

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Jamie Lendino (pcmag.com)

Plantronics BackBeat Go

 

The Plantronics BackBeat Go is a comfortable, extremely unobtrusive, wireless stereo Bluetooth earphone set that works equally well for voice calls and music.

Comfortable. Lightweight. Excellent voice quality and noise suppression in both directions. Tangle-free cord really works. Clear midrange and high-end when listening to music

Ultra-soft earbud tips make it difficult to get the right fit. Some cable thump when walking. Thin bass response

Plantronics offers MyHeadset, an Android app that adds a battery headset meter when connected to Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) tablets or Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)-powered phones. The BackBeat Go also added one automatically to the iPhone 4 I tested...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Brian Klug (anandtech.com)

Plantronics BackBeat Go Review - Almost the Perfect Bluetooth Earbuds

 

A few months ago at the Samsung Galaxy S 3 announcement event, I noticed another mobile editor wearing a pair of Bluetooth earbuds that were unlike any other I had previously seen. For a while now, if you wanted to use Bluetooth A2DP to listen to...

Aug, 2012

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