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Plantronics announces sports headset for all sports types


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Plantronics, today announced the expansion of the company’s sport headsets with the BackBeat FIT Family, a range of wireless sport headphones to fit any user’s active lifestyle. New products include the BackBeat FIT 300 Series, the BackBeat FIT 500 Series, as well as the BackBeat FIT Training Edition and BackBeat FIT Boost Edition, both of which feature an exclusive partnership with the PEAR Personal Coach App.

“The BackBeat FIT Family provides a variety of styles and features designed with sport in mind,” said Greg Miller, director, Portfolio Business Management at Plantronics. “There’s a sweat-protected, stable and comfortable pair of BackBeat FIT headphones that’s right for any level of fitness – whether you’re looking for a dedicated sport headphone with on-demand coaching, or just want something comfortable and stylish to wear throughout the day.”

The BackBeat FIT Family delivers the premium features that Plantronics headphones are known for, including comfort, stability and durability. Featuring Plantronics’ signature audio quality and performance, the portfolio can inspire any fitness experience from beginner bodyweight and yoga workouts to advanced marathon training programs. Its range of affordable prices along with varying colours and different wearing styles provides a greater choice to help motivate any athlete wherever they are on their fitness journey.


A new partnership with PEAR Personal Coach App means users can now take their workout to the next level by bringing together wireless freedom and ultimate stability with interactive, on-demand coaching with the BackBeat FIT Training Edition and BackBeat FIT Boost Edition.

Introducing the BackBeat FIT Family

  • BackBeat FIT 300 Series, one of the world’s lightest Bluetooth headphones designed to easily transition between fitness and everyday life. BackBeat FIT 300 Series wireless earbuds offer a discreet, ultra-light, portable and sweat-proof design that stays comfortably stable and blocks out unwanted gym noise. The low friction cloth cable, six hours of battery life and a patent-pending, secure-fit ear tip design make BackBeat FIT 300 Series a perfect match for both active and everyday use while still providing an immersive listening experience.

  • BackBeat FIT 500 Series, for those who enjoy being active and are looking to enter the world of on-ear wireless. BackBeat FIT 500 Series provides an immersive experience before, during and after a workout, up to 18 hours of battery life, protection against sweat and comfortable memory foam earcups that block out the noise and help users focus on deep, rich sound.
  • BackBeat FIT Training and BackBeat FIT Boost Editions build on Plantronics renowned BackBeat FIT wireless waterproof headphones by featuring two new enhanced bundle offerings to help users challenge themselves to meet their personal best. The Training Edition includes unlimited access to 12 hand-picked PEAR Personal Coaching App workouts and a six-month access to PEAR+ membership. The Boost Edition includes everything in the Training Edition plus an IPX5-rated water resistant charging pouch that provides up to 10 additional hours of listening time and a quick-drying sport mesh fabric. A touch-sensitive battery meter shows the status of the headphones and charge pouch. Both versions feature an open-ear tip design that helps users stay aware of their surroundings when they’re taking their workout outdoors.

Pricing and Availability

BackBeat FIT 300 Series will be available towards the end of October in four colours – black/grey, dark blue/blue, grey/lime green and grey/coral – in select retailers for £89.99.

BackBeat FIT 500 Series will be available from November at select retailers in two colours – teal and black – for £89.99.

BackBeat FIT Boost Edition will be available from November at select retailers in two colours – black core and power blue – for £139.99.

BackBeat FIT Training Edition will be available in 2018, in black core and power blue colours – for £109.99.

Chris Hare
Chris Hare
A True Tech Geek at Heart, I Started my life of being a Tech Geek at the age of 5 with the BBC Micro. Went on through most of Nintendo stuff and now a Xbox and PlayStation fan. I also leaked the information about the leaked Hotmail passwords story from October 2009 that went World Wide. I Started writing tech articles at the beginning of 2011, most of my articles are about Android phones and Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and other gaming news. When Chris has free time its with the family.

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