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Plantronics BackBeat FIT 3100 Wireless Sport Headset Review

Next up on our tour of 2018 Plantronics products lands us in the active-wear and sport realm. Plantronics rode their tried and true BackBeat FIT sport wireless headset for quite a while before coming out with the BackBeat FIT 300, which we reviewed last year right around this time. The BackBeat FIT 300 came with exceptional comfort and stability, making it an excellent wireless workout companion. Admittedly, after reviewing that product, we could not help...

Plantronics BackBeat GO 810 – Active Noise Canceling Headset Review

Right in time to start availability before the holidays, Plantronics has released an assortment of wireless listening products for both casual listening and fitness. Here we will go over their latest product for my favorite listening style, the wireless over-ear Plantronics BackBeat GO 810. Going for an approachable $149.99, the BackBeat GO 810 uses the general silhouette of the Plantronics 2016 flagship BackBeat PRO 2. Yet, it strips away subtle features to make a more...

Plantronics BackBeat GO 600 Wireless Headphone Review

Plantronics is always dabbling across various headphone markets, whether it is for business, sport, gaming, or just casual listening. They also have products across various price tiers, ranging anywhere between premium level high-performance products in the hundreds and cost-conscious products that are $99 or less. Here, we have such a product. Plantronics recently released the $99 BackBeat GO 600 Bluetooth over-ear headset. However just because it is at a very affordable price point, it doesn’t...

Plantronics RIG 800LX Wireless Xbox One & PC Headset Review

After reviewing and loving the Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300 series headset, made for the active lifestyle, we turn back to Plantronics’ gaming department. The Plantronics RIG 800LX is a wireless gaming headset for the Xbox One and PC. It is one of three headsets shown to us this year at E3 that comes packaged with Dolby Atmos. Dolby Atmos is Dolby’s latest sound technology delivering a sense of height perception in our audio. Imagine finally...

BackBeat Fit 300 Series Headset Review

Plantronics is helping you keep fit this holiday season with the releases of two new active audio products. The Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300 Series is the wireless in-ear version of the two, reimagining the general design of the Plantronics Backbeat Fit. The Plantronics BackBeat Fit 500 Series is the on-ear solution for the fitness enthusiast that prefers an over-the-head headset in lieu of earbuds. Here, we take the BackBeat Fit 300 Series (BackBeat FIT 305)for...

E3 2017: Plantronics Showcases Gaming Headset Complete with Dolby Atmos

At E3 2017, Plantronics showcased their RIG series of gaming headsets, now releasing with Dolby® Atmos™. So many, if not all, of the headsets we’re seeing at E3 this year have been designed to be compatible with the optional add-on of Dolby® Atmos™, at the cost of $15. However, gamers that purchase any of these Plantronics RIG headsets this year will receive a license for the Dolby® Atmos™ software free of charge for their Xbox One and...

Plantronics BackBeat 500 Series Wireless Headset Review

Plantronics has been producing headsets covering various wearing styles and price points. The BackBeat Pro 2 is Plantronics’ top tier wireless listening product, an over-ear headset coming in at $200. The BackBeat GO 3 is Plantronics’ latest wireless ear bud model going for a modest $99. As far on-ear headsets go, the BackBeat Sense is Plantronics’ wireless option coming in at $179. However, now the BackBeat Sense is not Plantronics’ only on-ear option, nor is...

Plantronics RIG 4VR Gaming Headset Review

After fizzling out in the early nineties, VR is back in a big way. Thanks to Oculus’s immensely popular Kickstarter and the strong marketing hype that followed, we now find ourselves in the year 2016 with some big players in the market. Without going into too much detail, we have Sony, HTC and a few handset manufacturers that have joined the fray that Oculus had dominated earlier on. It’s obvious there is a viable market...

Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2 Review

  We are fans of Plantronics’ BackBeat PRO+, their top tier multi-purpose headset delivering the highest quality of sound Plantronics can muster and carrying more functions than you count. Ok, you can probably count the functions. However, you were most likely worried about counting the amount of dollars you would have to shell out to get this fancy and effective piece of equipment. A $300 price point may be a high mountain to climb for...

E3 2016: Plantronics Showcases New RIG Gaming Headsets

Plantronics continues to dabble in all things audio, whether it is for casual listening, business, or gaming. At E3 2016, Plantronics showcased their most current line-up of gaming headsets in the RIG 400 Series, the RIG 600 and the more recently announced, the RIG 4VR. Offering different tiers of headsets for gamers of varying needs and budgets, Plantronics is not slouching in the gaming market. Showing that they are far from done, they also announced...