posted at 21:50
Author: Stan Schroeder
Plantronics BackBeat Pro: wireless headphones youll actually want to use [REVIEW]
Anyone who's ever been to a tech expo such as IFA, where Plantronics first showed its BackBeat Pros, knows that the headphone market is an extremely crowded space. Choices abound: Prosumer and high-end headphones from companies such as Sennheiser, all-around, stylish cans like the ones from Beats Audio, and in-ear headphones which come in a zillion flavors. There's one space in the world of headphones that's not quite overpopulated yet - the Bluetooth, wireless, noise-canceling, over-the-ear headphones. A company best known for its wireless Bluetooth headsets, as well as gaming and in-ear headphones, has pleasantly surprised me with a product that's probably the best in its class - though still not perfect. I've tested the BackBeat Pros against my Creative Aurvana Live - a significantly cheaper, but awesome-sounding pair of headphones. The Plantronics BackBeat Pro is a serious contender in the wireless, stereo, noise-canceling headphones space. The Bad. Sound could be improved Not the most stylish headphones out there. For the price of $249, The Plantronics BackBeat Pro headphones are probably the best bang for the buck in their class.

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