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Plantronics BackBeat Fit 500

Plantronics BackBeat Fit 500
alaScore 89

7 reviews

Jan, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Plantronics BackBeat Fit 500. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Views about the price and sound are overall positive. The durability and usability also get good feedback, but there are some mixed comments about the portability.

comfort, usability, durability, sound, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Plantronics BackBeat Fit 500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Tim Gideon (

Plantronics BackBeat Fit 500


If you like an on-ear fit and big bass response for your workouts, the wireless Plantronics BackBeat Fit 500 headphones get just about everything right.

Powerful bass response matched with bright highs. Comfortable on-ear fit. Easy-to-operate controls. Sweat-resistant design.

No inline remote on the included cable.

If you're looking for accurate, audiophile-grade sonic performance, look elsewhere. However, if you like boosted bass during your workouts and want an on-ear fit that will stay in place without issue, look no further than the Plantronics BackBeat Fit...

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : SCOTT SCHAEN (



For just $99.99, Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500 headphones make for a great pair of affordable wireless gym headphones. They sound good, offer great Bluetooth range, excellent battery life, and are extremely user-friendly. They stay on nicely for running...

The on-ear controls are very easy to figure out and use.; They’re quite unique with bold angles on the headband and teal colored accents.;

They’re pretty good as everyday headphones too, however they do lack some clarity in the high and mid-range.; Feature-wise these headphones felt a little light for Plantronics. There’s no special featured included such as auto-pause when you remove...

The headphones are light. And, pretty small for on-ear headphones. The fit feels kind of strange at first. Not bad, also not the most comfortable headphones in the world, but reasonably comfy. After two weeks of testing, I’d hit the basics: weight...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Ray Shaw (

Review: Plantronics Backbeat Fit 500 (review)


Plantronics Backbeat Fit 500 is an on-the-ear sports headphone designed for sweaty athletes who love music over grunts. I say grunts because these

Good performance for the price

All plastic - take care and it should last

Feb, 2018

Consumer review (

Perfect for work rest and play


"Ideal for fitness and relaxation - completely wireless so movement is not restricted. Long battery life (up to 18 hours), padded ear cups which are really comfy and adjustable headband. Side ear cup controls mean I can quickly change tracks without...

Oct, 2018

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Quality design and great sound


"Good quality headphones that look good and fit well. Great sound quality and suitable for sports. Sweat resistant Can be used wired (with the long aux lead provided) or wireless Clear picture based instructions - simple to understand Good colour Good...

Ease to use; Good build quality; Value for money

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (

Simply amazing. Everything you could ever need for the gym or running


"I spend a healthy amount of time in the gym (I would spend longer if I could!) and enjoy being able to have some "me" time away from the hustle and bustle of life. Whether it's deadlifts, running or on the turbo trainer, I love to wear headphones. It...

Sweat proof; Battery life; Deep Sleep; Calling ability; 3.5mm Jack and cable included; Ease to use; Good build quality

Buttons can be fiddly

Jul, 2018

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