Plantronics Announces the BackBeat 505 – Wireless Stereo Headphones

Plantronics announced the new BackBeat 505 today. The on-ear Bluetooth stereo headphones incorporate Plantronics signature audio, a lightweight design and up to 18 hours of listening and talk time on a single charge.

Additional BackBeat 505 features and benefits include:

  • Up to 18 hours of listening and talk time on a single charge

  • Comfortable memory foam ear cushions help isolate sound, and rotate flat for compact storage

  • Stream up to 10 m/33 feet from Bluetooth-compatible smartphones and tablets

  • 40 mm drivers and advanced acoustic technology provide premium audio

  • Connect up to two devices simultaneously and pair up to eight

  • Maintain battery charge for up to six months with DeepSleep hibernation mode

There are some noteworthy features, such as the ability to hibernate and preserve battery charge for 6 months. Although not using this headphones for 6 months probably means you shouldn’t have bought it in the first place.

Pricing and Availability

BackBeat 505 will be available in Dark Grey, Grey, and White for SGD 139 at selected Plantronics authorized retailers.


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