The Backbeat GO 2 are headphones that are specially designed with high fidelity audio to provide clear, sharp sound. The headphones are sweat proof and are designed to be durable and long-lasting. The headphones are an ear bud design so they are made to fit comfortably in one’s ear. They also come with a power saving mode to save battery life. The battery lasts as long as four and a half hours on a full charge. They are cordless and run solely on the battery power. The headphones are available in either white or black.
The sound isolation ability on the Backbeat GO 2 headphones are unparalleled. They truly block out all other noise and distractions. They have excellent sound quality as well, the base is deep and strong. The headphones include controls on the wire, so you can adjust volume or forward through songs as you run. The Backbeat GO 2 is a Bluetooth enabled device and, unlike some other Bluetooth devices, it is easy to pair with whatever device you are using. You can even take phone calls with the device since you can pair it up to eight devices at the same time. There is no interference or cutting in and out while you work out. The Bluetooth signal is strong.
The drawbacks to the Plantronics Backbeat GO 2 headphones is that the charge only lasts about four hours. Depending upon your workout schedule, this may not be enough time. It also took a few tries to get them to fit perfectly in my ears. While they come with different size buds, it may take trial and error to find the right set that fits snugly. The wireless design also takes some getting used to, it can loop and snag on things since it’s not connected to an iPod or MP3 player. The controls are also somewhat small so they can take some getting used to. There are many cheap headphones on the market today so the Backbeat GO 2 is an expensive purchase.
The Backbeat GO 2 is one of the best workout headphones on the marketplace today. There are similar, and cheaper, devices such as the LG Tone and Panasonic. The Tone, however, suffers from poorer sound quality and it’s not as comfortable as the Backbeat GO 2. The Backbeat GO 2 average around $60-80, which is average for the market. It’s a deal compared to other wireless headphones out there.