The BackBeat Sense headphones feature a thin and lightweight design. This Special Edition version features a splash resistant coating which makes these more suitable for outdoor or active use.
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Pro Balanced sound signature with good clarity
The highs, mids and lows are all fairly balanced, and there are no frequencies that stand out from the rest. Audio is clear and with minimal distortion. These are versatile sounding cans that will work with a wide range of music genres.
Pro Solid battery life
These can play music continuously for 18 hours from a full charge before the battery is depleted.
Pro Splash resistance
The main difference of the Special Edition over the standard Sense is that it has a special nano-coating applied, making these headphones splash-proof. Splashes of sweat and other liquids should not pose a problem for these headphones.
Pro Sensors in headphones automatically play/pause music
There are built-in sensors inside the BackBeat Sense which detects if you are taking off or putting on the headphones. Music is paused/resumed depending on the detected motion.
Pro Won't put a lot of weight on the head
The BackBeat Sense features a slim and lightweight design, making these very easy to wear even for extended periods. The headband also features a hammock-style mechanism which feels quite soft and comfortable.
Con Feels flimsy and unreliable
These are mostly made from plastic which results in the light weight. However, the materials and build quality, along with the slim design make these headphones feel flimsy.