55points

Plantronics BackBeat Go

46points

Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

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Plantronics BackBeat Go vs Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

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Why is Plantronics BackBeat Go better than Plantronics BackBeat Go 2?

  • 1g lighter
    13gvs14g
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 better than Plantronics BackBeat Go?

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    Design

    1.weight

    13g

    14g

    Best

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    3g

    2.has stereo speakers
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    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

    3.Weather sealed
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    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

    4.has an in-ear form
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    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

    5.has a tangle free cable
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    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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    Sound quality

    1.driver unit size

    6mm

    6mm

    The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

    Best

    Erato Verse

    58mm

    2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    Plantronics BackBeat Go
    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

    3.has a neodymium magnet
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    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

    4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
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    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

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    Microphone

    1.number of microphones

    1

    1

    More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

    Best

    Nokia BH-905i

    10

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    Power

    1.has a rechargeable battery
    Plantronics BackBeat Go
    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    2.has a battery level indicator
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    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
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    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.Bluetooth version

    2.1

    2.1

    Best

    Erato Verse

    4.2

    3.maximum Bluetooth range

    10m

    10m

    The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

    Best

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    900m

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    Features

    1.has included ear pads
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    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

    2.can be used as a headset
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    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

    3.has an in-line control panel
    Plantronics BackBeat Go
    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

    4.has a mute function
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    Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

    The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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