Beats has been a gamechanger in the music industry for a long time now, and since Apple acquired rights to Beats Audio, the products have improved tremendously compared to before. The new design, build quality and audio performance is better than ever, and Beats Audio has no plans of stopping as it would keep improving every year, and 2018 won’t be any different.
And when it comes to top-notch headphones, Beats is among the most popular and reputable headphone maker today. Beats Audio offers a wide range of wireless headphones, that come packed with several features that make the whole listening experience for the user excellent. Currently Beats Audio offers improved quality overall, unlike before when their headphones came with heavy-bass setup now the headphones would give the user a more balanced signature.
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Every year Beats Audio releases several models, which can make the user confused on which Beats headphones to buy. Although all Beats headphones are excellent in quality but one needs to look after their personal preference as well and that is why you need to look at the design, features, price and weight so you get the best user experience. And If you are confused and cannot decide on which Beats headphones to buy then we at GadgetRanks are here to help you.
We have reviewed the top 5 beats headphones and earbuds that we think are excellent when it comes to Audio performance, elegant and comfortable design and comes with features that would make you fall in love with your headphones.
Beats Studio 3 Wireless are the latest pair of headphones that have active noise-cancellation, since its all the rage today among the best headphones these days. The headphones come with a high quality audio performance and above-average noise cancellation. The noise cancellation on this is as good as Quietcomfort 35, even those they are $20 cheaper than Beats Studio 3 Wireless.
Beats Studio 3 Wireless work really well with IOS devices, because of its apple’s w1 chip, if that is what you prefer over the ANC. These headphones would surely please users that are looking for sound balance and clarity. It comes in six different colours, from matte, black, red porcelain rose, shadow gray, blue and white color scheme. Headphones are quiet portable as they can collapse and fit into a case. The left earcup has series of buttons, that can skip and playback songs, pause/play, control volume, activate siri etc.
The headphones come with 22 hours of battery life with ANC and bluetooth switched on, and if they are switched off it gives you another 18 hours, making it 40 hours of battery life, which is pretty decent. The only downside is its expensive price but looking at the sound quality and features it doesn’t seem too bad. These headphones are perfect for travellers.
PRICE – $300
Beats Solo 3 wireless are Beats Audio’s most famous on-ear wireless headphones. Like the previously reviewed, studio 3 wireless which were over-ear designed, these are on-ear and they are perfect for someone looking for portable headphones. They are available in several colours including black, white, rose gold, silver and gold. They have extremely comfortable ear pads and works really well for short listening sessions, but for longer listening periods they aren’t great, and the headband is a bit uncomfortable.
The battery life is up to 40 hours, it depends on your volume levels. Beats claims that five minutes of charging these headphones could give you up to three hours of battery. The best feature though is its w1 chip, which instantly pairs with your IOS devices. Overall, they are worth the price as they are packed with excellent features
PRICE – $300
Beats EP are decent headphones with a sturdy and comfortable on-ear design, they are comfortable to wear even though the they are a bit tight on the head but the ear cups are well padded. They are great for workouts, and they come with in-line controls that are easy to use. They have a balanced and high quality sound, and for sports use they work perfectly well.
They come in several colors such as black, red, white and blue. Beats EP like all other Beats headphones work well with Apple devices, it lets you control all the features on your iPhone and other devices. The passive-noise cancellation is decent too. Overall, for its price the headphones are incredible.
PRICE – $129
These headphones are aimed mainly at Iphone users as it comes with a lightning charger. The sound quality is excellent, and wireless performance is amazing as well. It comes with a W1 chip, which makes it perfect to use for Iphone or any other apple device users. They are comfortable to wear, and excellent for sports and working out. For longer listening sessions these earbuds do fairly well, it comes with four tip sizes.
The in-line remote features are amazing for phone calls and music. The battery lasts up to six – seven hours, a five minute charge would give you 45 minute battery. Overall, they are comfortable headphones at a reasonable price.
PRICE – $149
At $99, the urBeats earbuds deliver good sound quality and comfort. The design features metal housing for the earbuds, and are flexible and come with tangle-free cable. They don’t have a lot of features but they are overall comfortable to wear and come with different silicone ear tips sizes that ensure a perfect fit for the user. It comes with an in-line remote and integrated microphone, controlling your music is fairly easy with it. The highs and mids are clear, the bass is deep and rich, there’s no distortion at higher levels of volume. Overall, these headphones are worth the price value