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Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 166 reviews of Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviews about the noise isolation and design are generally positive. The price and usability are also appreciated, but there are some critical comments about the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Alastair Stevenson (trustedreviews.com)

Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2

 

The Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2 are one of a growing sea of over-ear wireless headphones with active noise cancellation (ANC), gunning for the same space as the Bose QuietComfort 35.

Solid wireless over-ear headphones that won’t be beaten for value.

Dec, 2016

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 review

 

Decent price and plenty of features, but unchecked bass drags the sound down

Fairly smooth sound ; Enjoyably large soundstage ; Good battery life ; Feature-packed

Only moderately effective noise cancellation ; Soft, slow and overblown low frequencies

There’s talent here, but the overall performance is let down by poor bass

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Lewis Leong (techradar.com)

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 review

 

Your BFF if you travel a lot

Incredible 24-hour battery life ; Multi-point Bluetooth ; Amiable sound

Bass overwhelming at times ; Styling not for everyone

The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 offer excellent battery life, top sound quality and good active noise cancellation for the price. It may not offer the best noise cancellation on the market, but they're undeniably good value for what you get.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 review: The best sub-£200 ANC headphones

 

They do get a little uncomfortable during long listening session, but they're undeniably good value for money

Beautiful design ; Mind blowing bass ; Good ANC capabilities

A little uncomfortable ; Might be too bass-heavy for some

If you’re looking for a set of wireless headphones that have ANC, a ton of bass, a clever design and cost less than £200, get the Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 – there simply isn’t aren’t any better over-the-ear ANC headphones at this price.

Sep, 2017

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

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 review

 

In the realm of headphones , noise-canceling models -- those battery-powered ones that filter out unwanted external sounds like traffic din or jet-engine noise -- represent the cream of the crop. And the best wireless noise-cancelling headphones from...

The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 sounds very good for a Bluetooth headphone, is comfortable to wear and offers decent noise cancellation and strong battery life. It performs very well as headset for making cell phone calls, includes a carrying pouch, and...

While the design has been improved, the headphone is still a little heavy and its aesthetics may not appeal to everyone; noise-canceling isn't quite as effective as Bose's.

The BackBeat Pro 2 is an excellent full-size wireless noise-cancelling headphone that costs nearly half as much as comparable models from Bose, Sony or Sennheiser.

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Wilson Wong (techgoondu.com)

Hands on: Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 December 12th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong Audio-visual 0 Platronics wants to win over new users with its latest Blueto

 

One thing that stands out is the active noise cancelling on the Backbeat Pro 2. It does the job pretty well without muffling human voice too much.

Dec, 2016

Expert review by : Stan Schroeder (mashable.com)

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 headphones beat most competitors for half the money

 

We review the latest noise-canceling, wireless headphones from Plantronics.

Tons of features ; Solid noise cancellation ; Good sound ; Great price ; Very comfortable

Sometimes overly bright sound ; Minor design quibbles

The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 sound better and are cheaper than their predecessor, and basically every other competitor, while offering every option imaginable. Great value for money.

Nov, 2016

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by : Ted Kritsonis (digitaltrends.com)

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 review

 

Plantronics scores a win with the slimmed-down, feature-packed BackBeat Pro 2.

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Plantronics' BackBeat Pro (review): The value alternative to Bose QuietComfort 35

 

Don't want to pay big bucks for a 'premium' wireless noise-canceling headphone? The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 may be your best bet.

The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 sounds very good for a Bluetooth headphone, is comfortable to wear and offers decent noise cancellation and strong battery life. It performs very well as headset for making cell phone calls, includes a carrying pouch, and...

While the design has been improved, the headphone is still a little heavy and its aesthetics may not appeal to everyone; noise-canceling isn't quite as effective as Bose's.

The BackBeat Pro 2 is an excellent full-size wireless noise-cancelling headphone that costs nearly half as much as comparable models from Bose, Sony or Sennheiser.

Oct, 2016

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Will Greenwald (pcmag.com)

Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2

 

The Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2 headphones combine solid noise cancellation with Bluetooth connectivity, excellent sound quality, and a comfortable fit, all at a very reasonable price.

Affordable for wireless, noise-canceling headphones. Full, balanced audio. Solid noise cancellation.

Noise cancellation isn't quite on par with Bose.

Conclusions The Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2 headphone are a major upgrade over the original. They're smaller, sleeker, and sound better, with improved noise cancellation technology. The Bose QuietComfort 35 still offer the best noise cancellation out...

Oct, 2016

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