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Plantronics BackBeat 505

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Plantronics BackBeat 505. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Comments about the durability and size are on the whole positive. The comfort and sound also get good reviews, whereas some have doubts about the noise isolation and bass quality.

usability, sound, comfort, size, durability

bass quality, noise isolation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Plantronics BackBeat 505 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Average Sound Quality, Crappy Durability


Bought these in May 2018, now in October the plastic along the top is already cracking and I expect it to fully snap any day. Unless your head is a mere 2-3 inches wide, these will most likely do the same to you. Sound quality is meh. Songs with a lot...

Oct, 2018

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Great for price!


I have had my Backseat 505 for about 6 weeks now. With them paired up with my Samsung S7 Active most of the time. Besides listening to music we have used them when watching Direct tv live and movies and also the Indy 500 while at the speedway. We are...

Oct, 2018

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Would Recommend - Excellent value for money!


I bought these 4 weeks ago now and have been super happy with my purchase. I was comparing these to the Bose quietcomforts before buying and I actually preferred the sound quality of the Backbeats. In terms of sound, their only downfall is that they...

Apr, 2018

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Great sounding and comfortable headphones.


These wireless headphones sound great, especially at their pricepoint. They are comfortable and fit nicely, especially if you have glasses (compared to some other headphones). One charge gets you hours and hours of listening time. I consistently get...

Feb, 2018

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Good Headphones


Bought these on sale from JB for half price under $70. You can pair these up to 2 phones at once. The sound quality is ok, but the max volume is a little limiting. You can use these to make calls, but they are not noise cancelling so can feel a little...

Jan, 2018

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Perfect for the office!


Super comfy to wear for hours! The sound is really great; very clear. I love the little voice inside them telling me the power level and what device they're connected to. Being wireless is great; and I appreciate the handy controls on the outside, and...

Jan, 2018

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Quality sound for the price


Got this headphones from Officeworks through pricematching, and they are awesome for the price of $56. Nice sound quality and side buttons for control. And it comes with a wired audio cable for even better sound quality. the headband plastic...

Nov, 2017

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