Mobile World Congress - Plantronics
(NYSE: PLT), a pioneer in wearable technology, today announced its
latest wireless stereo headphones, BackBeat
FIT. Custom-built for use during an active lifestyle, BackBeat FIT
combines comfort, fit and stability with Plantronics' renowned audio
excellence. Connecting to devices wirelessly via Bluetooth®, the small,
lightweight BackBeat FIT lets users focus on fitness and enjoy their
music, providing superior stereo performance and eliminating the
distraction of tangled cords. Its unique, flexible design provides a
comfortable, secure fit whatever your activity level. BackBeat FIT will
be available worldwide starting in April 2014.
The stable, comfortable Plantronics BackBeat FIT wireless stereo headphones provide all the power, safety features, and premium audio you need to stay motivated and moving, indoors or out. (Photo: Business Wire)
"More than half of people who exercise make music an essential part of
their workout. With BackBeat FIT we're ushering in a new way of
motivating yourself with music - without the distraction of cords," said
Greg Miller, senior category manager for stereo with Plantronics. "Along
with superior sound and the ability to take and make calls, BackBeat FIT
incorporates an all-new, incredibly stable and comfortable design along
with a host of safety features."
In a recent survey1, 40 percent of respondents felt safety
features were extremely important while exercising at night. BackBeat
FIT provides onsumers with bright colors and unique reflective
materials on the headband and armband/carrying case to increase
visibility and add an element of safety when exercising in the early
morning, evening or night hours. Additionally, the eartip has been
specially designed to allow exercisers to hear environmental sounds, so
they can remain aware of potential hazards in their surroundings.
Pricing and Availability
BackBeat FIT will be available in two vibrant colors, Lime Burst and
Electric Blue, at authorized Plantronics retailers, etailers, and
carriers in North America, Hong Kong, and Europe starting April 2014.
MSRP for BackBeat FIT is $129.99 USD. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com.
Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses
and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology,
creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate.
From unified communication to Bluetooth® headsets to gaming solutions,
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 various
mission critical applications for those on the frontline. For more
information, please visit www.plantronics.com
or call (800) 544-4660.
Plantronics, BackBeat, DeepSleep and Simply Smarter Communications are
trademarks of Plantronics, Inc. registered in the US and other
countries. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks
of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Plantronics is under
license. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
1 - Google Consumer Survey, "Workout With Music," September 2013
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