Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

from  $56.02+
84
Global
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Summary

The BackBeat Go 2 headphones stay put when you're on the go or working out, all without sacrificing a drop of sound. ChipChick says "they're comfortable enough for every-day and all-day usage," while CNET "didn't have issues" when using them while commuting. When using headphones during a workout you usually have to worry about sweat (and other sources of moisture), but phoneArena says they will not only handle sweat but can even be "used outside while it's raining." And even though they're Bluetooth, the BackBeat Go 2 headphones still sound good, with PC Mag taking note of their "very good sound quality." Having a pair of headphones for every occasion might be overkill for most, but if you need a pair that can take on your commute and your workouts, keep the BackBeat Go 2 in mind.

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User Reviews

80
Flipmcgee
The one negative aspect of these ear buds is battery life. The specs say they...read more
60
mchasteen
The battery life on this product is really poor. Although the sound quality...read more
70
yutalee
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
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8.3
Average Critic Score

Durability

7.7
 

Comfort

8.0
 

Design and form factor

8.0
 

Sound quality

8.8
 

How It Stacks Up

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80
 

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91
 

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87
 

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80
 
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