• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Powerbeats3 are straight GARBAGE

    Never had an issue with a product costing this amount. First pair I got, power would never turn back on so after called, they sent me a new pair since under warranty. Got new pair, many malfunctioning issues, volume button kept automatically turning down, it was like a tug of war. Smh. So called and after 20 mins of no real service, they kept offering me to send in to repair. I told them I don’t want these at all... So after I finally agreed to send them in the lady said they weren’t covered now under warranty. If I wanted them repaired $99 more. I wouldn’t pay 1 more cent to repair these. I would never buy these. They said sweat and water can damage. Why you have an athlete whom I’m sure sweats profoundly advertising. These are not built for any type of working out “false advertising “ on their end and these are straight up junk. Makes me not want to ever buy another Apple product again. I own many Macs over the years and even mentioned that I’m a long time Apple customer, very vested in their product. But people please mark my words because I’m usually last one to ever complain but these are junk!!!

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    NOT SWEAT RESISTANT

    3rd time I had to send in my powerbeats3s to get repaired (after long heated discussions with apple to honor the 1-year guarantee). These headphones are not sweat resistant at all, and the control panel with short with even the smallest bit of sweat. It is false advertising to sell these as workout "sweat resistant" headphones. I demand a recall or refund for myself and others who were duped into purchasing this deceiving product.

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Poor durability

    This is in review to durability over just a year. The volume controller casing came off I don’t know how but it did and it made the earbuds useless.. paid 180 for this and to have to throw it away. Not a good look Apple I want my money back

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  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Highly disappointed

    I wouldn’t recommend Power Beats 3 to my worst enemy. I’m so disappointed with the 3 series. I wish I would have kept my Power Beats 2. I’ve replaced these headphones 5 times within a 12 month period. Clearly they are not sweat proof and I take excellent care of all of my apple products. They stop charging or stop coming on. Today made my 6th replacement, thank God for my warranty and that’s the only reason I continue to use them.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Headphones

    I was shocked to read some of the comments because I love my beats! I got them free when I bought my laptop a year ago. They work great when I work out, when I'm cleaning or hanging out. I've never had any issues with the sound quality or getting sweat on them.

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Generation 2 is far superior

    All of this information is covered in previous reviews but I felt it would be helpful to potential buyers to chime in. The only reason to buy generation 3 is if 12 hr battery life is a priority for you. The 6+ hr life on the G2 was sufficient for my workouts. The sound quality and volume on the G2 headphones is far superior. I also find the G2 to be better fitting to the ear and more rugged than the "update". This is a small feature but the G3 comes with a different case that doesn't close - I live near the beach and my G2s stayed clean for years - where as my G3s were constantly sandy. The G3 headphones are not as robust and are not worth the investment. Buy G2 powerbeats on clearance until apple fixes these issues. I am going back to G2.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    False Marketing

    I’m an Apple enthusiast and have always been a loyal customer. I’ve has the old version of the Powerbeats 1st generation and they lasted me well over a year. I was happy with the and used them to workout. Eventually through wear and tear I got my money’s worth abover a gear 1/2 of h a y workouts with great music then th product started to fall apart. I was happy enough to make my next pull chase the Powerbeats 3. I received them brand new from Apple for Christmas from my sister and was really looking forward to using them because I had no headphones and was working out and doing sprints with absolutely nothing to listen to it was dreadful. After a month of using them I noticed the second I started to sweat they wouldn’t work and would hav a kind of its own. It would stop the music, mute it, lower the volume to raising it up with any kind of mov Kent or just on its own, the. It wouldn’t shut off and I like t turn back on for a couple of days after one easy workout with some sweat. I purchased them confidently b cause of what Apple wrote which I quote, “Sweat and water resistance provides trusted durability and dual-driver acoustics deliver dynamic sound to power your workout.” sweat and water resistence I know what that means and it means that it can be resistant to a certain amount of sweat and a little bit of water. I don’t sweat enough to where I can fill a a tea cup, I’m just a customer who trusted that you had delivered a product that you stood by instead you decide to fals market and cheat your customers. I feel as if my trust with the company has been tampered with and I feel honestly a bit ripped off and sucker punched. I really hope you are able to help me out on this as I am now stuck without music during my workouts which is a vI th important part of my day for me and being able to listen to music is vital. I have had the product in good working conditions for not even two months. This is unacceptable and I intend to know what you are going to do about it especially sinc I have been a loyal customer since 2007.

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  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Not Working

    I don't know if I would go to the extreme of calling these garbage headphones, but I certainly thought they would be better. I got them for Christmas 2k17 and they worked great up until today. I used them for the first time in a while to workout yesterday and everything seemed fine. When I was finished I left them on my counter for the night and went to bed. I started charging them earlier today at around 6:00 pm because I was going to work out again. When the time to workout came I grabbed them and went to my gym, however, they would not even turn on. I thought charging for two hours would have at least let me work out for an hour in a half but I had just thought that I didn't give them enough time to charge. I went back home and plugged them in to charge and noticed that when I plugged them in, the little red charging light didn't even come on. I didn't pay much attention to it at all and proceeded to go workout with regular wired headphones. When I got home I checked on them again and they still wouldn't turn on, 4 hours of charging and nothing, not even a blink of a light. So I left them "charging" until right now at 1:44 am. Still absolutely nothing. I'm not sure how but they seem to be absolutely bricked. No flashing lights, nothing to tell me if it's even still operable. I plan on going to an apple store today to see what is wrong with them, I will update when I get back.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Powerbeats 3 wireless

    just need to add. 3 pairs in less than a year all just stopped working with no explanation.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Unexpected

    These were a good build didn’t fall of but I have smaller ears so the mouldable part that wraps around my ears broke, and then after about four months of I put them on charge overnight and they didn’t turn on, no light, they were dead. If your are looking for long term use I do not recommend

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    DO NOT BUY

    Luckily I got these garbage headphones for free when I bought my mac, but if I had to pay $200 for these I would be absolutely furious. The sound quality is terrible, but even worse they started going berserk after 3 months of wearing them while running. I sweat a bit, but not such a crazy amount that a pair of workout headphones designed for sweat shouldn't be able to handle it. I've returned them once already and got a refund, but the second pair was worse than the first - it doesn't connect to my mac and the volume button isn't completely working - and I haven't even worn them for running yet! This is a BS product - no way Lebron actually wears these pieces of garbage.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    “Straight Trash, Homie”

    The Powerbeats wireless 2s & 3s can not stand up to cardio workouts when you sweat. I have had numerous repairs (free of charge) with the Powerbeats wireless 2s & 3s within the warranty period. The repair/replacement process is easy, but your brand new replacement product will still be the same junk. My latest Powerbeats wireless 3s just failed (pairing issues, unresponsive controls, volume issues, etc.). This was was my fourth failure within a one year period. I just missed my overall free warranty repair by 35 days. The repair cost is $105.00 (Definitely Not Worth It). These earphones sound good when they work, but if you put them through their paces on regular cardio sweating workouts, THEY WILL FAIL. Don’t waste your money. I love Apple products overall. I can’t understand how they can stand behind a junk product, endorsed by athletes, who must know these earphones can not stand up to sweat. The Powerbeats wireless 3s cost way too much to have such low quality. I’m sure the brilliant Apple engineers can figure out a way to make wireless earphones that can stand up to tough cardio sweat inducing workouts. If the engineers do figure it out, don’t name them Powerbeats wireless 4, 5, 6, etc. My brand recognition with Powerbeats wireless now is: Powerbeats Wireless = Trash.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    NOT SWEAT PROOF!

    Alright first of all I’m hella mad I spent my money on these, I read good things about them and decided to join the hype. So I was feeling cool with my beats or whatever feeling all bougie and ish. I only had these for 4 months they worked really well and the sound quality was good... at first. But after a while they started to act up. I was mid run and these beats turned off on me. And I’m someone who CANNOT run without music like I need my music it hypes me up ya know. I had them charged all night and the battery should not be an issue here. So whatever that happened, but it started to become a normal thing. And my broke self didn’t get a warranty for the headphones so I can’t get new ones. They would just blink red and not charge! So I thought maybe it’s because I sweat ALOT. I’m those type of people that just sweat like a beast. So I was reading online and people who had the same problem also said it was because of sweat. They advertise these headphones as ‘sweat proof’ but there really not. So if you’re a hardcore runner please save your money!

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Don't waste money, and stay away from these Powerbeats3

    Stay away from these! Don't waste your money...
    You'd be better off with similar products costing a fraction of the price
    At first happy with the sound quality, my first pair of Powerbeats3 failed within 6 months. They just stopped during a workout, after a full charge, and never turned on again.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Junk. Keeps switching off when in gym and can't turn on again

    I am on my second pair now and still as frustrated as ever. When in the gym and do any cardio over 30 minutes they just switch off and I can't turn them back on again. What is the point. Apple should be embarrassed to be associated with these.

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  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Good but not

    They are great and innovative headphones but after I have them in for 5 minutes they really start to hurt my tragus and concha. I don’t know if I have weird ears or if anyone else is having this problem :(

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    If only the Powerbeats3 could last longer than a few months

    These wireless earphones have enjoyable packaging, a great little rubber holder for storage and they work flawlessly, producing impressive bass and great music for hours on a full charge. Unfortunately, this product just doesn't last long enough to deserve any real credibility. I have owned two pairs and both have died in under 6 months of moderate (few days a week) use. I want them to be great but at some point, they will just stop charging or stop turning on. It's disappointing. For the price, I would expect at least 1 full year of heavy use.

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Starts off great, always ends badly

    This product has all the features you want in a wireless headphone for workouts. It then randomly fails. On my second pair now after apple replaced first set due to all functions running hay wire. Now second pair just switched off & blinks 3 times every time I try switching back on. Worst product I’ve ever seen apple put its name to. DONT WAIST YOUR MONEY. Apple have lost my supporfor this productt, im switching to BOSE.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    4th pair - same problem - won't charge/hold charge

    I cannot believe i have received my 4th pair only 2 weeks ago to have the same problem. They won't charge. I am so sick of this, O actually just want my money back.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Terrible. Not worth the money.

    Considering what the retail price is, definitely not worth it.
    They are great headphones for maybe 2-3 months.
    Really only used them 4-5 times a week for 2 hours max each time.
    Then the battery just fails. Headphones would Shut off mid use when battery is at 70%.
    Then eventually doesn't turn on anymore.
    Same issue, 2nd pair.
    I'm requesting a 3rd replacement in 11 months.
    Don't feel like going through this process again but I'm not rich enough to just take the loss.
    Pretty disappointing.
    If the price point was 30-40 then I would buy these.

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