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Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 reviews of Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and comfort. The noise isolation and sound also get good comments. There are some critical reviews about the portability. There are some mixed reviews about the design and size.

price, sound, noise isolation, comfort, usability

portability

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 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Lewis Leong (techradar.com)

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 review

 

A traveler's best friend

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

Bass overwhelming at times ; Styling not for everyone

The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 offer insane battery life, great sound quality and good active noise cancellation for the price. It may not offer the best noise cancellation in the segment but they’re an undeniably good value for what you’re getting.

Dec, 2016

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

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 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

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

Expert review by: Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2 Review: Sub-$200 Bose rival

 

Plantronics cut the cord on active noise cancelling headphones two years ago, and now it's back with the BackBeat PRO 2 to cut the price, too. Follow-up to the well received BackBeat PRO of 2014, the revamped model slims down the hit on your wallet and...

Oct, 2016

Editor's Choice

Expert review by: Sherri L. Smith (tomsguide.com)

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE Review

 

The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE headphones are a great example of style, functionality and tech done right. For $249, the Pro 2s offer up to 24 hours of battery life, great active noise cancelling technology and excellent sound to boot. The company...

Loud, warm audio ; Good active noise cancelling ; Intuitive smart controls ; Extremely long battery life

Heavy

The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE headphones offer great sound, excellent smart controls and over 24 hours of battery life.

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Scott Schaen (chipchick.com)

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphone Review

 

Until now, the easiest pair of headphones to recommend was Plantronics' BackBeat Pro. With the release of their new BackBeat Pro 2 we might be updating our recommendation! The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2s are wireless over-ear headphones with amazing...

Nov, 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

Expert review by: Jason Million (gstylemag.com)

Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2 Headphones: Better Sound At a Lower Price [Review]

 

The sequel to one of my favorite wireless headphones has finally arrived from Plantronics in the form of the BackBeat PRO 2. Its been over two years since the PRO made their debut with follow ups such as the SENSE which was on-ear and the revised PRO+...

Oct, 2016

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:680
Battery level indicator: Yes
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Charging Time:3
Standby time:24
Talk Time:24

Design

Colour of product:Black / Grey
Headset type:Binaural
Volume Control:Digital
Wearing style:Head-band

Headphones

Driver unit:4
Ear coupling:Circumaural / Intraaural
Headphone frequency:20 - 20000
Headphone sensitivity:93
Impedance:32

Indication

LED indicators: Yes

Microphone

Digital Signal Processing (DSP):Y
Microphone input impedance:32
Microphone mute:Y
Noise-canceling: Yes

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Packaging Data

Cables included:Audio (3.5mm), Micro-USB
Number of products included:1
Quick start guide: Yes
Storage pouch: Yes

Performance

Connectivity Technology:Bluetooth
Operating keys:Play/pause, Track <, Track >

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth profiles:HFP, HSP
Bluetooth version:4.0 EDR
Detachable cable:Y
Interface Type:Bluetooth / 3.5mm
Wireless Range:100

Power

Rechargeable: Yes

Technical Details

Near Field Communication (NFC):Y

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:289