Conclusion: The Plantronics BackBeat Go is a stereo Bluetooth headset that provides excellent phone-call quality but only a mediocre stereo-music-listening experience. Its small, lightweight body is unobtrusive and comfortable, and its noise canceling technology eliminates most outside sounds.
Pros: Excellent voice quality, Comfortable and small, Tangle-free cord connects two earbuds
Cons: Average music quality, Earbuds are very soft, Pairs with only one device
Plantronics BackBeat GO Review: Finally, A Stereo Bluetooth Headset With A Nearly Perfect Design
5 October 2013
Excerpt: I've reviewed several sets of Bluetooth earbuds. With each one, there are things I would change about the design. On some, the buds are Then I got my hands (and ears) on the Plantronics BackBeat GO.
[Review] Plantronics BackBeat Go Bluetooth Stereo Headphones
18 July 2013
Excerpt: Audio on the go is a necessity for most people, and for me bluetooth is the only way. I’ve recently been trying out a set of Plantronics BackBeat Go stereo headphones, and I’ve got to say, I’m impressed. I was previously rocking a rather dated set of Sony Ericsson HBH-IS800 buds, which did the job.
Conclusion: Bluetooth uses the A2DP profile for stereo music, and the BackBeat Go has the same. The compression this profile uses is a so-called subband codec, which is a relatively simple compression routine with a quality level comparable to Mpeg-1 layer II (mp3 is Mpeg-1 layer III).
Plantronics BackBeat Go Review - Almost the Perfect Bluetooth Earbuds
27 August 2012
Conclusion: Five years ago I bought a pair of A2DP headsets, oddly enough alongside the purchase of a Dell XPS M1730. They were Dell BH200 stereo headests, essentially a rebrand of some Logitech models that were modern at the time.
Plantronics BackBeat Go – The Bluetooth Headset That Beats to its Own Drum (Review)
25 April 2012
Excerpt: Free me of these wires! That is what companies are hearing more of these days, as consumers want to move freely away from their devices and not be ...
Pros: Lightweight design makes it easily portable, additional tips are included from larger to smaller, crisp call quality, pairing is super easy, makes a great first Bluetooth stereo headset for those new to this type of technology.
Cons: Music playback quality is decent, but not amazing – exhibited highs, but the low end is lacking.
Conclusion: These buds have DSP (Digital Signal Processing) and what's known as full duplex echo cancellation so you'll have great noise cancellation on the whole - rare for headphones that don't cover the ear.