Plantronics introduces the versatile BackBeat GO 2

Plantronics introduces BackBeat GO 2 in Singapore. It is available now in selected outlets (see Press Release). One of the interesting features (or add-ons) is the storage case. It is actually a charger and storage. The Plantronics Backbeat GO 2 earbuds are S$159 (inclusive of GST) and the Backbeat GO 2 earbuds with charging and storage case are S$199 (inclusive of GST)(Available from 30th September 2013).

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Press Release

Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 Delivers Immersive Audio for Your Non-stop Life

Singapore, September 10, 2013 – Plantronics, a pioneer in wearable technology, today introduced the BackBeat® GO 2, the next generation of the company’s best-selling wireless stereo earbuds for today’s always-connected consumer. The BackBeat GO 2, which allows users to easily switch between listening to music, watching videos, and taking phone calls, delivers the ultimate in versatility and connectivity, for the music and media enthusiast and mobile professional. Connecting to smartphones, tablets, and music players with Bluetooth®, the BackBeat GO 2 is an ideal solution for users in any environment whether they are immersed in their media, commuting to work, or living an active lifestyle.

The new BackBeat GO 2 features high quality audio with rich bass, crisp highs, and natural mid tones, providing premium acoustics in a compact, lightweight design. Plantronics has also improved the overall power management on this release with extended listen and talk times and the introduction of DeepSleep(TM) hibernation mode to preserve battery life. The BackBeat Go 2 also offers the option of a sleek, durable, and compact charging and storage case that increases listening and talking time by two full charges (approximately 10 hours).

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“Because our lives are a blend of personal and professional engagements that span the entire day, Plantronics recognizes that headsets need to be as versatile as we are – ready to dip in and out of media consumption, phone conversations, and conference calls, ” said Susan Hansen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Asia Pacific and Middle East at Plantronics. “The BackBeat GO 2 allows users to easily transition through their busy day without skipping a beat, losing their charge, or getting tangled in cords. It’s the indispensable companion for the always-on, connected professional and media enthusiast.”

The BackBeat GO 2 features:

  • High fidelity audio highlighted by rich bass, crisp highs, and natural mid tones for music, movies, and more;
  • Fully charged portable case provides two additional charges on the go, tripling the use time of the earbuds alone;
  • Sweat Proof coating with P2i moisture protection technology that repels sweat, rain, or spills, perfect for tropical climates;
  • Lightweight, wireless Bluetooth earbuds with microphone;
  • Voice prompts to alert the user about charge remaining and what device is paired;
  • DeepSleep(TM) hibernation mode that keeps earbuds charged and ready to use for up to six months;
  • Extended listen (up to 4.5 hours) and talk time (up to 5 hours);
  • Battery status meter for iPhone and iPad;
  • Improved fit with small, medium, and large eartips and stabilizers for personalized comfort and optimum sound quality.

The BackBeat GO 2 Charging & Storage Case features:

  • Fully charged case enables up to 14.5 hours listen time;
  • LED indicators on charge case that indicates both charge and battery levels;
  • Made from protective materials to protect your headset from light weather and dirt;
  • Micro USB charge cable for hassle-free and convenient charging on the go.
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Pricing and Availability
MSRP for the Backbeat GO 2 earbuds are S$159 (inclusive of GST) and the Backbeat GO 2 earbuds with charging and storage case are S$199 (inclusive of GST). The Backbeat GO 2 earbuds are now available at Apple stores (EpiCentre, iStudio, Infinite, Juzz1, Macshop, Nubox), Best Denki, Blazing (190 Toa Payoh Central), Challenger, Courts, Digital Style, Gaincity, Harvey Norman, Newstead, Sprint-Cass (Changi Airport T1, T2, T3), Stereo (ION, Plaza Singapura), Technobay@Tangs, Tech@Vogue, Funan DigitaLife Mall (DigiVue, Inforcom, South Asia Computer), Sim Lim Square (Cybermind, Million Tech, Song Brothers, Think Next?, Vision 1), Gadget World Outlets, DG Lifestyle Store Pte Ltd and Hau Xin Rui outlets in Singapore, while the BackBeat GO 2 earbuds with charging and storage case will be available in the same outlets in Singapore from September 30, 2013 onwards. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com.sg.

About Plantronics – Simply Smarter Communications®
Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology for 50 years, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication solutions to Bluetooth® headsets, we deliver uncompromising quality, an ideal experience, and extraordinary service. Plantronics is used by every company in the Fortune 100(TM), as well as 911 dispatch, air traffic control and the New York Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com.sg and Facebook.com/PlantronicsSEA.

Plantronics, BackBeat, DeepSleep and Simply Smarter Communications are trademarks or registered trademarks of Plantronics, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of the respective owners.

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