• 3.0 out of 5 stars


    The headphone fit good on my head (have a big head), and the sound quality is good. The ear part of the headphones started to fall off.

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  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Too tight on the head

    I have been using this product for about a month now. Love the sound quality, the ease of switching from one Apple device to another and the physical buttons. But I absolutely hate the vice-like grip the headphones have on my ears. After about 30 minutes of using them, I keep moving them around every few minutes to ease the pain on my ears due to the pressure. I have a normal size head. Called Apple support and they asked me to take it to the store. At the store, they said they cannot do anything to fix the pressure and suggested I upgrade to the noise canceling headphones that were $100 more. I chose this headphone because I need a non-noise canceling headphones since I already have the Bose QC35 which I can wear for hours without any discomfort. I will keep looking for another way to fix this problem since I bought this more than 30 days ago.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Horrible durability

    These headphones are badly constructed, it's plagued by an issue where one side will stop working.
    Mine stopped working before the first year so I got them replaced but the replacement failed a few months later. Now the warranty period is over and Apple wants $169 to fix them!

    There are lots of youtube videos showing how to fix this very common issue and it's not easy: you'll have to go through several layers with screws/tape and will need a soldering kit.

    Huge disappointment, don't waste your money on headphones that won't last a year.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Absolutely priceless for hard workouts!

    I have been using these headphones for a long time with primary usage at the gym (weight lifting workouts). For me I appreciate the tighter fit as it helps keep the headphones on my head. As far as the sound is concerned I have nothing bad to say, they are loud with plenty of bass. Admittedly if you’re looking for headphones to listen to a fine tuned simphony these might not be for you. Build quality is robust so far and I can say I have abused mine. The foam pads are plenty comfortable but not sweat resistant thus for long term gym usage, expect to replace the foam pads (easy job for DIY).
    The looks don’t disappoint, they are slick looking and with the black ones it’s difficult to see the logo, which gives them that “murderous” look when you hit the iron!

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Okay , while it lasts !

    So I was on a trip this summer ; and I bought my beats solo3’s with me . When I took them out for use , only the left side worked ! I reset them and watched a dozen videos on:YouTube to try to help . If you didn’t guess already NOTHING worked .
    Very bad quality headphones and it is a huge regret that I bought these for the money they cost .

    BUT , the overall sound is exceptional . However it doesn’t justify the price that we get these for .

    I am overall very let down by these headphones and the overall A+ status they are held by in our society.
    Don’t waste your money on the name alone you guys .

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Horrible fit

    Why spend so much time on the quality of sound when you can barely wear the headphones? SUPER tight and feels like my brain is being squeezed. When I take it off, I instantly become dizzy and feel the blood rushing through my head again. Thank goodness I got this for free with purchasing my iMac because I don't know why anyone would be buying this! The least the company could do it allow more adjustment options- this is ridiculous.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Light years better than AirPods

    I was always skeptical about the Beats line of headphones. People would always say that they were garbage quality and the sound wasn’t even that great..... oh how they were wrong. I got these headphones when I purchased an iPad Pro for college and I am so glad that I paid the extra money for them. I had previously been using AirPods and these Solo 3s outpace the AirPods any day. The battery life is amazingly long, the sound quality is the best I’ve ever heard, and the comfort is far better than AirPods are. I wanted to get the Gold color since both my phone and iPad were gold, but the Matte Black is odlysatisfying.

    Another feature that the Solo 3 have but many people may not notice (and I don’t even believe Apple lists) is something called “Mic Voice Feedback”. This allows you to hear yourself slightly through the headphones from the microphone when talking to someone over the phone or using Siri. It’s very popular with professional gaming hardware since it allows you to sort of hear yourself as you talk and not suffer from “deaf man volume”. This was a great surprise to find out when I started using Siri dictation!

    Also, anyone complaining about discomfort after a few hours of wear; I found that “pinching” my ears between my thumb and index finger (thumb under the earlobe) and gently stretching the cartilage in a circular motion helped with the stiffness that comes with wearing these for extended periods of time.

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  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Good but cheap quality

    Sound is good and everything but the build quality is poor. Had to bring mine twice for repair, costing me 200$ the last time. Beats just stopped working for no apparent reason, while I was at the gym.

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars


    Mixed feelings about these headphones:

    I'm on my 3rd pair - previous 2 replaced under warranty. 1st pair, leather padding cover peeled off. 2nd pair just stopped turning on. fingers crossed for the 3rd pair.

    Sound quality - bass is rocking
    Battery Life - lasts ages and love the quick charge and fuel gauge
    Remote control feature
    A lot of people say they're uncomfortable - I don't find that at all in fact they are quite comfortable. They are adjustable.

    Build quality - apple you need to look into this.
    the fact that I have had to have 2 previous pairs replaced

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    They are alright...

    Look great but the comfort is terrible since they are way to tight on the head. Can't wear them for too long or i would get a headache and heats up my ears. Sound quality is for sure not bad but not worth paying 300 dollars. I would rather go for something like audio technica or bose,

    8 of 9 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    They're so tight!

    I got these free when I bought a MacBook Pro so I can't complain too much... But they're so tight on my head! I notice this isn't just me experiencing this issue, but seriously they actually hurt my ears after half an hour or so.

    I own a pair of QC35s and they're so comfortable the difference is literally night and day.

    I'll keep them in a draw as a spare pair, but they're definitely not worth the £249 price tag!

    Sound quality is OK, nothing special. Amazing pairing functionality with Apple devices as we've come to expect.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    Spent so much time being careful with these headphones and they are already falling apart just a few months in. The leather part around the ear pads are both tearing off. These headphones aren’t even comfortable to wear. Wouldn’t recommend! They’re very pretty but quality wise, it’s a hard no.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Best headphones

    These are the best product I've seen come by apple in a while

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  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Pretty good.

    I got these for free with my Mac for the college promotion. They sound good, but the AirPods sound just as good, maybe better. The biggest problem I have with them Is that they heat up your ears. I only had them on for a few minutes and my ears were so hot I had to take them off. They do get really great battery life though.
    Overall they're pretty good headphones, but I definitely would not pay $300 for them. You're definitely paying for the brand. If you're going to pay that much for headphones, look at some Bose headphones first just to see if you like those better. If you want wireless headphones, I would recommend the BeatsX or AirPods, since I find them more comfortable.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Best on eat headphones out there!

    I have seen so many reviews on these and they keep saying that there are better headphones out there. To be honest, I don’t see any better than this. 40 hours of battery life, great comfort and they sound fantastic! People would tell you that the Studios sound better but they don’t because they both sound the same. Go to a Apple Store and test them out yourself. These are great for the gym or traveling. I recommend checking out beatkicks covers. They are good for protecting the cushion from sweat. Overall, these are definitely worth getting!

    34 of 36 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars


    I've had mine for almost a year now, and they're amazing. The sound quality is great, and the battery life lasts a long time. I'm surprised they haven't broken yet because I always put my books and binder on them in my backpack (unintentionally of course).

    7 of 7 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Very nice

    Louder Than My phone

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Garbage build quality, decent sound, awesome battery life.

    I loved using these at the gym until about 6 months in someone came over to talk to me and I cracked the plastic on the earcup simply by lifting the earcup off my ear to hear what they were saying.

    An in-store Apple tech told me the repair would be covered by warranty but the repair was refused and now Apple wants an additional $159 from me to repair the headphones.

    Save your money and buy something that will last.

    15 of 22 people found this useful