Plantronics introduced the Backbeat Go 2 headset in India today. The in-ear bluetooth headset has been available for a while globally and is a pretty cool accessory for fitness enthusiasts or generally anyone living an active lifestyle and wanting some music on the go. Since the headset uses Bluetooth for pairing with phones, it should work with practically any handset out there that supports A2DP.
The BackBeat Go 2 has a built in MEMS microphone which according to Plantronics is the first such implementation in the world. We’ve of course previously seen MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) microphones on smartphones especially those by Nokia. These microphones tend to be extra sensitive and help get very clear audio. The Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 integrates this and uses DSP to cut off extraneous noise. There’s a P2i moisture protection coating on the headset and the company claims that it is sweat proof. Continue reading “Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 Bluetooth Headset launched in India for Rs. 4,990”