The Plantronics BackBeat Go 600 in navy.
Final 12 months, Plantronics put out an reasonably priced wi-fi on-ear headphone referred to as the BackBeat Go 500 that sounded first rate and match comfortably — for an on-ear mannequin anyway. Now the corporate is bringing the identical bang-for-your-buck idea to an over-ear design with the brand new BackBeat Go 600, which prices $100 and is available in 4 coloration choices. (We’re awaiting UK and Australian pricing and can replace this publish once we get it).
Whereas the function set is fairly low frills (there is no noise canceling), the BackBeat Go 600 does have twin equalization (EQ) modes that let you alternate between “Bass Enhance” and “Balanced” EQ with the press of a button.
With reminiscence foam of their earcups, the headphones look comfy, however I will have extra to say about what it is prefer to put on them — and the way they sound — once I get my palms on a overview pattern within the close to future. Within the meantime, this is a have a look at the BackBeat Go 600’s key specs, in line with Plantronics.
Rechargeable battery delivers as much as 18 hours of wi-fi listening time Join at as much as 33 ft/10m to Bluetooth suitable smartphones and tabletsEarcups fold flat for storage in an included carrying pouchAlso included: An audio cable for wired listening, even when the battery is deadOn-ear controls for pause/play, skipping tracks, adjusting quantity and taking callsWideband-enabled microphone for making callsAnswer calls or accesses Siri, Google Now, and Cortana hands-free by way of voice commandAvailable now for $100 in 4 colours: black, khaki, navy and gray.