Headphones are a dime a dozen these days. You can buy headphones that cost anywhere from 20 bucks all the way up to 600 bucks, but headphones are so personal, whether your choice is on ear over ear in-ear noise canceling or not there’s any number of features that you have to choose from these days.
Beats are super popular they’re really slick looking and yes they’re definitely very expensive. So are they worth the hype, stick around to find out. The solo 3 are indeed wireless though they do come with a cable you can use if the battery runs dry. Though that’s possibly unlikely because these come with a 40-hour battery life there’s also fast fuel charging which with about five minutes of charging will give you up to three hours of battery life, perfect if you’ve drained the battery forgotten to charge them and you’ve got somewhere to be. How well did the battery last? We had them for a few weeks and tried them on and off for an hour or two here and there and it didn’t even make a dent in the battery. Setting these up was instant, you connect them using your device’s Bluetooth menu and they’re ready to go in seconds. The package comes with that cable we mentioned, a carry case, and a charging cord. The headphones will also collapse down so they’re much easier to store.
Happily, the beats by Dre solo 3 wireless headphones remember which device you’ve connected to previously, the second you turned them on they’ll reconnect to the last device so there’s no fussing with your phone’s Bluetooth menu. The solo 3 Wireless have easy to find controls on the side of the ear cups they’ll let you hit play pause or control the volume. There’s also a built-in microphone so you can use the phone for hands-free calling. There’s also a handy light-up battery gauge on the ear cup which tells you at a glance how much power you’ve got left. For the most part, we found the phone call quality on the beats solo 3 to be pretty good. We could hear really well, and the person on the other end of the phone that we were talking to said we sounded great and they can hear me just fine to. So what’s the sound quality like? Overall the beats by Dre solo three Wireless sounded. really good! We was actually really surprised and impressed with the quality overall. We think the bass obviously is really strong really noticeable. There was also no hiss or distortion in the high end particularly when we had it on really high volume. Overall we just loved how these sounded and combined with how comfortable they were to wear we have to say beats by Dre, has really impressed us. Overall we’ve been really impressed by how much the beats by Dre solo 3 do live up to the hype. They’re comfortable, they sound great, they’re compact and easy to travel with.
- Connect via Class 1 Bluetooth with your device for wireless listening
- Up to 40 hours of battery life for multi-day use
- Adjustable fit with comfort-cushioned ear cups made for everyday use
- Take calls, control your music and activate Siri with the multifunction on-ear controls
- What’s in the Box: Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones, carrying case, 3.5mm RemoteTalk cable, universal USB charging cable (USB-A to USB Micro-B), Quick Start Guide, warranty card
- Height: 7.8 in / 19.8 cm Weight: 7.58 oz / 215 g