Plantronics Announces BackBeat GO 60 Wireless Headphones


Plantronics, a somewhat familiar name in mid-range to high end audio has announced the Plantronics BackBeat GO 600 Wireless over the ear headphones, that Plantronics aims for sound quality first at an affordable price point.

Plantronics BackBeat Go 60 Wireless Headphones Priced at $99.99

To ensure music lovers can create the listening experience they prefer, BackBeat GO 600 comes equipped with dual equalization (EQ) modes, to allow the listener to easily alternate between 'Bass Boost' and 'Balanced' EQ. Balanced EQ mode is Plantronics' signature sound, which is tuned to be the most accurate possible representation of the source audio across all genres of music. Listeners can move between modes with a single push of a button - a feature not typically found on headphones in this price range.

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BackBeat GO 600 is slim and lightweight with an over-ear design and soft memory foam ear cushions that provide the ideal balance of comfort and isolation resulting in deep, rich sound with minimal distraction.

"Our core expertise in headphones, wireless and premium experiences make Plantronics uniquely qualified to give music lovers the best possible immersive stereo experience at an affordable price point, Plantronics' baseline standard in all of our products is to provide superior audio, consistent with that found in our premium products." Greg Miller, director of portfolio business management, Personal Solutions, Plantronics.

Plantronics BackBeat GO 600 Features

  • A rechargeable battery that delivers up to 18 hours of wireless listening time on a single charge.
  • Remaining connected at up to 33 ft/10 m from Bluetooth compatible smartphones and tablets.
  • Earcups that fold flat for easy storage and transport; ensuring comfort when worn around the neck.
  • A carrying pouch, a USB cable for charging and an audio cable for direct connection for listening to music anytime, even if the battery is dead.
  • Dedicated on-ear controls that make pause/play, skipping tracks, adjusting volume and taking calls easy.
  • A wideband-enabled microphone that ensures voice clarity; answers calls or accesses Siri, Google Now, and Cortana hands-free via voice command.

Plantronics BackBeat GO 600 Specifications

  • Bluetooth technology: Bluetooth 4.1, HFP 1.6, HSP 1.2, A2DP v1.2, AVRCP v1.4
  • Listen time: Up to 18 hours
  • Standby time: Up to 20 days
  • Deep sleep: Up to 6 months
  • Speaker driver size: 40 mm with bass tube design
  • Frequency response: 50 - 20,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 92 dBPL
  • Impedance: 32 ohm
  • Harmonic distortion: < 3%
  • Passive noise cancellation: Over-ear memory-foam earcup padding
  • Weight: 175 g
  • Roaming range: 10 m/33 ft
  • Audio codec: Custom SBC codec
  • Time to charge (zero battery to full): 90 minutes
  • Number of mics: Single, wideband-enabled mic
  • Multi-point: Two devices can be connected simultaneously
  • Voice commands (answer/ignore): No

Pricing And Availability

The Plantronics BackBeat Go 600 Is available today for $99.99 they are available in four colors, Black, Khaki, Navy Blue and Grey.