• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not Sweat Proof

    Have had 4 of these now and finally Apple will offer a refund. They are stated to be waterproof, but they don't last for long if you use them and sweat at the same time. If you only will use them for non-sweat tasks, they will probably work well. Sound is OK and they stayed in my ear, contrary to Apple's pods that fall out if I move.

    7 of 7 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Short lived

    When I first purchased my beats I was very satisfied. The sound was great quality and they stayed secured to my ear through my workout. That is until a mere 3 months later when they completely broke and wouldn't turn on. I tried using the warranty on them but ended up loosing my receipt and with that I was fresh out of luck and down the over $100 I paid for them. Extremely disappointed with the product and wish the warranty process was easier. Do not recommend

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Don't waste your money

    The piece that wrap around the ear to keep the beats on broke about six months of using and Apple would not fix them or replace them. They wanted to send them off for one hundred dollars.Well I already paid one hundred and sixty nine plus tax for them and you mean I have to pay another hundred to send them off to be fix in less than one year. I will never buy another pair of beats and Apple is really getting on my nerves. Beats ear buds are what I call TRASH. If I could rate them zero stars I would.

    6 of 8 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    I wish I had read the reviews

    I purchased these for a discounted price, but I still feel I got ripped off. If you sweat at all, I would avoid these headphones. It will get into the controls, which are not waterproof, and then it becomes a game of roulette. Pause, volume up, volume down, siri, next song, unable to be turned off, etc. I love everything else that I own Apple-wise, but these were clearly marketed to the wrong crowd (exercise) when the hardware cannot withstand any stress from its intended activity.

    7 of 8 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Bad warranty.

    I like these headphones but sent them off for “repair” because they started to randomly shut off during my workouts, and most of the time I could not turn them back on. I would have to charge and reset them and even then, it would take several tries at times. They would not repair or touch them because there was exposed wire where the cord connects to the base of the earpiece. They considered it regular “wear and tear” and that is not covered. I’ve had them only six months. How can you consider that a normal occurrence? Should I expect that to happen in less than a year? Doesn’t make sense. I did not want to pay $99 to have them fixed.

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worst sounding headset ever

    I purchased the Powerbeats III expecting to hear the rich sound like the Powerbeats III. They sounded tinny and cheap. What a waste of money.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Continued Bad Experience with Powerbeats

    I had a pair of Powerbeats2 and a pair of Powerbeats3 - one kept in my gym bag and one in my briefcase for workouts on the road.

    My pair of PB2's died (won't pair, won't play, won't turn on) after 12 months, and the PB3's just died (random pauses, phantom volume-down requests, loud static) after 5 months.

    When this product works, it's great. The problem is getting it to work for longer than a few months.

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Poor quality / Poor customer service.

    Buyer beware. The wraparound earpiece broke from its mount while placing them into the small black pouch. I had them only a few months. Apple support refused to fix this stating its outside the warrantee boundaries. They wanted $99 to send them back to get repaired. They are now in the garbage. These earphones are made on the cheap and they want top dollar.
    Never again will I purchase something from this company.

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Third set, don't buy

    I am on my third set of power beats in less than a year and a half. Each time, battery just dies. I have returned 2, this is my third and happening again. Great sound and lightweight, while they are working. But don't waste your money. I got some earbuds off Amazon for less than $30, sound just as good, just as light, had them for over a year without any problems. Powerbeats are a waste.

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    These don't work at all. DO NOT BUY

    I wish I had read these reviews before I foolishly bought these shoddy headphones. Like everyone else, they stopped working shortly after I started using them. Even when they were functioning, the quality of sound wasn't worth what they cost at all. There has to be some kind of Class Action Lawsuit in the works I can get in on. What a joke.

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Definitely not designed for gym workouts

    If you sweat a lot during gym workouts these earphones are of no use. I’ve had 3 pairs replaced in under 2 months. For the price one would expect them to be reasonabley sweat proof. Fortunately there are other options out there.

    5 of 5 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    If Apply is pushing for wireless, they will need to do better

    Pros:
    • Connects to iPhone easily
    • Stay on your ear during workouts
    • Good battery life
    • Mic picks up conversations pretty well

    Cons:
    • Too much bass
    • Not loud enough, usually have to crank the volume to max.
    • Do not isolate, regardless of the earpiece you use
    • The earpiece come off WAY to easily, and Apple doesn't sell replacement on its site? Hello? Apple?
    - Can find generic replacements on Amazon, but they come off even more easily.
    • If you forget to turn them off, Siri will keep "listening" though them only, so you have to find them in your purse or pockets and turn it off or go into your audio settings and unlink the beats (a hassle). Apple - Siri should listen on both the phone and the beats.
    • The wire that connects the two earpieces is annoying if worn on the front, and if worn behind you, you can't talk to well on the mic.
    • The on/off switch is annoying, if you press it too long it goes into pairing mode. If you press it too quickly, it does not turn on.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not good!

    They were great until the 6 month mark, for some reason they started to charge slower until they just finally stopped working! Must be battery life again!

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Doesn't work in cold temperatures

    In live in the north, and it's cold all year. Headphones work great indoors, but the headphones will die within 15 minutes after a full charge in the temperatures that I live in. This makes it impossible to leave my headphones in my car, or listening to music outside. If you live in cold climates, do not get these headphones.

    4 of 6 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Amazing...while they lasted

    Bought a blue pair of these about a year ago. I absolutely loved them. Great sound, great fit, kept a charge all day, and easy to use. However, they stopped charging one day after about 6 months. I never got them wet or dirty, so it seemed odd. I've wanted to buy another pair sooo bad, but because of how long they lasted i can't bring myself to do it. I've had other headphones in jobs doing demolition in all types of weather that have lasted 3 times longer. These ones I sat in a machine and walked around the mall most of the time with.

    2 of 3 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Terrible headphones for working out

    Do NOT buy these if you intend to workout with them. They start malfunctioning the moment they get any sweat on them and then die. I've gone through a couple pairs because I kept thinking it was a fluke. I spoke with Apple support and they assured me they are good for all workouts except swimming. They're not. It is a waste of money to workout in.

    8 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    worst experience and such a waste of money

    Max usage is less than10 hours and already started facing issues. Bluetooth does not connect and power does not turn off, and this is not at all sweat proof, I used this for one hour during my workout and all these issues started.I am totally disappointed with this product. Now I have to visit service provider, waste of time and money.

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    started facing issues from the 3rd day of buying

    I am sorry to say. I started facing issues form 3rd day of buying. It doesn't turn off and also have pairing issues.

    3 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Would give zero stars if possible

    Worst headphones I have ever owned. I thought they might be fake, but they can't be because I bought them from Best Buy. I have literally bought a $12 pair of headphones from a pharmacy with better audio quality. I hope Best Buy will take these back, they're garbage.

    4 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not Sweat Proof!!!!! Do not buy!

    I sweat a lot at the gym, on my second day of using my new powerbeats3 headphones, about half way through my workout, the headphones began turning down the volume and even paused the music several times. Then after all that they would not turn off. I was hoping theses headphones were the answer to my headphone problems, they sound great and are pretty comfortable, but I was disappointed. I will be taking these back to the store and trying the bose!

    7 of 8 people found this useful