There is hundreds of existing audio electronics company out there that offer premium wireless noise-cancelling headphones and these products are surely offered at a much higher cost. The problem is, not all audiophiles would want to spend on these premium headphones this is why Plantronics has something to offer to everybody at a much affordable price and this is the Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2.
Coming at a price tag of $200, the Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 is a premium wireless noise-cancelling headphone at a lesser cost. Unlike its predecessor, the BackBeat Pro, this new Bluetooth headphone has a sleeker, slimmer design. It also performs well and delivers amazing sound quality for a Bluetooth headphone, being really clear, crisp, dynamic, immersive, and well-balanced that really proves its worth as a premium headphone.
The trimmed down build of the new model also contributes to its feel making it comfortable in use. Aside from that, the BackBeat Pro 2 now has integrated sensors that help you play and pause your music whenever you take the headphones off or use them. As for its noise-cancellation technology, we observed that the Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 does a pretty decent job on reducing ambient noise which is really useful while you’re using it in a plane, a train, or while walking along the streets.
In order for you to have controls for some functionality, the Bluetooth headphone includes the control buttons, a button to activate an open microphone mode (that measures the ambient noise), plus a ring to adjust the volume levels. All of these are located on the left ear cup.
For the battery performance, the BackBeat Pro 2 delivers an astounding battery life of up to 24 hours at moderate volume levels. To make the battery life longer, you can disable the wireless Bluetooth connectivity and prefer to use an included cable to make it work as a wired headphone.
- Sleeker, slimmer design that the previous model (reducing size at 35 percent and weight at 15 percent)
- Integrated with smart sensors that automatically plays or pauses your music whenever you remove or put on the headphones
- Made with new ear cup design to allow for better coverage and ergonomics
- Has built-in dual microphones for phone calls
- Comes with a 3.5 mm cable that allows you to use it as a wired headphone
- Supports Class 1 Bluetooth devices with up to 100-meter wireless range
- Performs for up to 24 hours continuously
- Price: $200
Compared to other premium headphones out there, the Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 makes a stand out. This wireless noise-cancelling headphone has got some amazing features, starting from its improved design, its noise-cancellation technology, its sound performance, and it battery life. For a $200 price tag, Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 proves to be a premium headphone at a lesser cost.