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

Next gen Bluetooth earbuds serve as an indispensable companion for those on the go

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013 9:53 pm PDT

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Sydney
"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."

Sydney, Australia. August 28, 2013 – Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), a pioneer in wearable technology, today introduced the BackBeat® GO 2, the next generation of the company’s best-selling wireless stereo earbuds. The BackBeat GO 2 allows users to easily switch between listening to music, watching videos, and taking phone calls, delivering the ultimate versatility and connectivity experience 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 DeepSleepTM 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).

“The volume and variety of media that is being consumed today on mobile and music devices is simply immense. Plantronics recognizes that headsets need to be incredibly versatile to address this and the many ways that people enjoy their media – dipping in and out of media consumption, phone calls, and more, ” said Peter Petrides, National Retail Sales Manager, Plantronics Australia. “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
  • Lightweight, wireless Bluetooth earbuds with microphone
  • Voice prompts to alert the user about charge remaining and what device is paired
  • DeepSleep™ 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

Pricing and Availability

The BackBeat GO 2 is available in black and white models starting September 1, 2013 at Vodafone, Telstra, JB HiFi and Officeworks stores, and will soon be available from further authorized Plantronics retailers and etailers across Australia. MSRP for the BackBeat GO 2 earbuds are AU$99.99 and the BackBeat GO 2 earbuds with case are AU$129.99. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com.au.

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™, as well as 911 dispatch, air traffic control and the New York Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com/au/

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