Enjoy music with Plantronics’ lineup of BackBeat headphones, the BackBeat GO 600 and the BackBeat GO 810. Both of these are bluetooth headphones that can also be hooked up to a 3.5 mm cable, which is included in the box.
Out of the box, these two models of headphones have:
wireless eadphones with microhphone
USB charge cable
3.5 mm cable
Giving the option for the users to go wired is a nice move from Plantronics, showing that they care on what the consumers want. The travel sleeve included in both of the headphones is thin, yet still offers a protection. This is good as it does not take up much space in your travel bag.
Both of these headphones also allow for a multipoint connection, enabling users to connect from more than one device, letting you quickly switch to any device you want to hear from.
Memory foam hearpads are also present in these models, which allow them to conform to the natural grooves around the users’ ears, resulting to a more comfortable experience each time they wear the headphones.
The BackBeat GO 810
The BackBeat GO 810 looks and feels premium, especially when compared to other headphones in this price point. It has an active noise cancellation (ANC), so you can enjoy all the sound, and none of the noise. This ANC has a dual mode that can be controlled using the BackBeat App. Dual EQ modes, Balanced and Bright, are also present in the advanced acoustic tecnology of the headphones.
With the bluetooth and ANC turned on, you can enjoy a generous battery life of 22 hours listening time, which even go up to 28 hours when the ANC is not in use. Furthermore, using only the ANC gives you a 60-hour usage time. You can also put it in DeepSleep mode, which retains the battery life for up to six months. Its standby time is up to 10 days. Ff the battery get low, its fast charge gives you three hours of listening time per ten minutes of charging, enabling the headphones to be fully charged after just two hours.
Wearing the BackBeat GO 810 in long durations as it is very comfortable, being only 289 grams in weight. You can also wear these headphones around your house without your device getting moved because of its 165 feet range.
BackBeat GO 810 has voice alerts, 17 voice alert language options, voice assitant access for both Siri and Google, and an HD Voice for better quality phone calls.
The BackBeat GO 600 is a compact headphones which is great for your travels. It is also slightly lighter than the GO 810, weighing only 175 grams.
Despite being smaller in size, it still gives users a long listening time of 18 hours, and can be fully charged in just 90 minutes. In DeepSleep mode, it has the same capacity of six months. Furthermore, you can enable battery status meter through the Plantronics Hub App
With a range of up to 33 feet, there’s no need to worry about the BackBeat GO 600 being disconnected from your device. The advanced acoustic technology designed to deliver a deep, rich sound is doing a great job, as the headphones sound just like that. It gives an immersive experience of listening. Another great feature is the Dual-EQ button with Bass Boost mode. Using the Bass Boost really put out a significant increase in the lower frequencies. Aside from these features for music, the headphones also has a single mic DSP and echo reduction for clearer phone calls.
Overall, both the BackBeat GO 600 and the BackBeat GO 810 are excellent headphones that are hard to beat for their price. The ‘810’ has a slightly richer sound, but the ‘600’ can catch up pretty well with its Bass Boost.
Go with the 600 if you want a compact headphones that can do the job, and go with the 810 if you want improved features and listening experience.