• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Horrid

    Worked fine for under a month, then bad connectivity and crackle sounds began. Soon they wouldn't connect to any device at all, updating them via beats updater fixed that somehow. Afterwards they worked for another 2 months with even worse connectivity, finally one day after charging they wouldn't turn on. Miraculously they would occasionally turn on randomly on their own whim, power button lights went nuts, left earbud wouldn't work, in 2 days they were dead for good.

    If you feel like donating 150$ to a multi billion company trading garbage for gold, this is the product.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    5 Stars

    Love these headphones. Good sound quality, great battery life. Highly recommend.

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Broke

    Worked wonderfully for 5 months, then stopped working all the sudden. Unreliable

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Simply Awesome!

    Before purchasing these earphones I did literally weeks or research about which wireless earphones would be best for sound, price and quality. I read allot of comments on the Apple site and there was allot of negativity about features and sound quality of these Beats x's. I took the plunge and purchased a pair because of the Beats name as I have owned beats before and I have no idea what some people are talking about when they say the quality is not up to scratch. I can honestly say that these earbud headphones are simply the best I have ever heard. I have owned many wired earbud headphones and have found the sound just ok and the earbuds them selves start to heart after a while of being in my ear. I have had the Beats X's now for about a month and I live with these things in my ears. They are so comfortable that sometimes I forget I have them in and they sound incredible. Recharging usually only takes about 45mins and lasts a full 8 hours.

    After reading my review, you would think I work for Beats! I can honestly say with hand on heart that I am just an every day person looking for what I would call the best wireless earbuds on the market giving an honest review to help those trying to make the right decision about whether or not these Beats are all they are cracked up to be. Yes they are. You will not be disappointed.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Amazing sound, feel, and look

    After reading mixed reviews I questioned whether to go for these or another style but ultimately I chose the Black BeatsX. Best decision ever, the sound quality is amazing, the connection to my iPhone is lossless and the feel is comfortable and usable. I use them in my daily life as well as fitness. Running was no issue as the Beats come with a wing attachment to help them stay in place better. Overall I was very impressed, would 100% recommend, my new favorite earphones!

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Super Superior!

    I think the quality and the fashioned look are greatest for BeatsX !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Pretty nifty.

    I've been wanting a pair of wireless earphones for some time. I recently purchased an iPad Pro and received these earphones as a free gift in the Back to School Promotion. So far, so good! They stood up to an intense leg day workout today. I only did few things on the floor, but I didn't have any trouble when laying down like another poster did. Sound quality is pretty good, noise cancellation is superb for a pair of earphones. Not as good as the Beats headphones I already have, but the portability and breathability of the BeatsX makes up for it.

    Don't know if I'd pay $150, though. It's very very nice that they hook up to all my Apple products with no setup, and I really like them, but it was also kind of difficult to set up the wing tips! Everything fits a little too snug. I also don't know if these feel durable enough that I'd want to spend a lot of money on them. I think if Apple brought the price down to $80-$100, I'd bite.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Unfortunately they stop working

    The headphone quality is about the same as the earpods which I liked. But now after 2 months of using them the battery life is about 3 hours from 100% to 0% and when connected to a macbook pro (perhaps any laptop) they stop playing sound when you choose a new video to play. So bizarre.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    As Good As Expected

    I had been waiting for these since they were announced at last year's iPhone 7 reveal as I was planning ok getting an iPhone 7 and knew there wouldn't be a headphone socket and didn't fancy the Air Pods as they wouldn't have for my ears. Now I must say connecting was a breeze, just as easy as demonstrated and the battery life is as advertised. In my opinion these are a perfect accessory for the iPhone 7 and have a deep balanced sound. Take time to use correct sized ear buds and push them in properly and you'll be immersed in Beats trademark sound.

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Great while it lasted

    First time going with a wireless headphone and these did not disappoint. Great bass and lasted long enough for my commute going to and from work. Loved them until they had the white light blink of death that everyone gets. There is a long thread in the apple support forums with countless people with the same issue ranging from being 1 month old to 4. I had mine for 3 months and used only for my train ride to and from work before they died. Apple needs to recall these because at this price they should last way longer than 3 months.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Go with something else

    One star is the lowest. It would be zero if I had that choice.
    They worked extremely well for the first 60 days. After the first tw months, they only hold a 10 minute charge. Apple Support is painful and very limited in they ability to do anything constructive.
    I would recommend going with a different bluetooth headset and any phone besides the iPhone 7.
    The new W1 chip has made most non-Apple bluetooth headsets almost unusable.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Expected better

    I read all the reviews before purchasing and decided to make the purchase, unfortunately I'll be returning them. Here's the pros and cons:
    Pros: They fit well in my ears, the wire is not uncomfortable, TV and Movie sound is great, voices are clear and loud.
    Cons: Music sound is not so good, sound is tinny and airy, lacks bass and most songs end up sounding very similar. Really disappointed with the sound quality. I'm not an audiophile but the wired EarPods that come free are far superior in sound quality than these.

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  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Kinda okay...most of the time. I guess.

    I like the sound. The cords, though, are too long. They're okay if you're exercising while standing, but if you do exercises laying on your back or on a bench, the cords flop around, and sometimes the control pod gets caught between my shoulder and the bench and it starts turning the volume down. Have to keep rearranging them. And sometimes my arms rub up on the cords, making weird contact noises. But they're way better than the dorky seventies style ear phones that came with my iPhone 7 Plus, that's for sure. I have a feeling they won't last very long, though. And they come with the charging cord but no USB plug-in thing? C'mon. That's pretty chintzy. Oh, and as far as using them on cell phone calls? No, just no. It's like talking to yourself. They're overpriced, in my opinion.

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  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Seriously Apple?

    These have been a chore since purchase. These headphones have been in my possession for under a month, and not a day has passed where their use hasn't been messy. The stutter is endless, cracking in and out when two feet away in the pocket of my running shorts. The sound is good, as long as you get the earbuds in perfectly, but now the sound is almost completely missing in the left earpiece. Having to power Bluetooth on and off, having to constantly restart the headphones and hoping they re-pair appropriately with the M1 (the M it seems stands for "marketing") and hoping with fingers crossed that I can walk from the parking garage to my classroom with a consistent music experience--knowing I will not--are not issues one should have to deal with in a pair of earphones that cost $150. As each day passes, it seems Apple the company is less about "it just works" and more about "Its just makes us $$." I have a Genius appointment on Monday and am hoping to reman civil.

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  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Could have been a 10... charge falls short and connection is wonky

    So much promise to this item... perhaps I expected too much? The good is quite good, the sound and the general comfort of the fit-- the price would be reasonable (assume Apple tax of course) if not for bad Apple first gen-itis. As seems to be the case more times than not since SJ went to that big Apple tree in the sky ... along with other slippage in management, the first generation of any new product falls short from what the marketing claims...

    In the case of BeatsX (I have 2 pairs and so notice varience one to the other, as well) the battery life definitely doesn't live up to promise. Real world it comes closer to 6 rather than 8 hours at moderate to low volume levels (less obviously if you like it loud) The connection is not smooth or uniform. It may take 1 or may take 5 cues via the connect button... it may or it may not simply connect and it may or may not ask for permission the 40th time you have used with the very SAME iPhone (as opposed to simply connecting as it is supposed to).

    The connection issue is mostly a question of the sloppy to market bs that is usual in the post Jobs era and otherwise might be forgiven if everything else were flawless, but the battery issue is very close to misleading/deceptive IMO.

    In brief, from someone deep, deep, deep in the Apple eco-system... a mediocre totality that could have been much more!

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    They last 3 days.

    Good quality sound but they are not durable at all I've changed mines around 4 times I just got tired of dealing with this. Buying another product this is not worth it.

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  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Good Sound & Fit

    The good: great sound, lots of options for proper fit, great battery life, lite weight, great build quality, great connection even at great distance from source.
    The bad: tethered to PC for firmware updates, may need to reconnect to device if unit is turned off for a while, phone audio will revert through phone if you answer call via phone swipes/taps even when audio is currently routed through BeatsX.

    Overall: worth it, but can use another firmware update to fix the bad and would very much prefer the firmware be able to be updated over-the-air/through the iPhone like AirPods. Folks aren't tethered to PCs these days, and if one replaces their PC with an iPad, you won't be able to receive firmware updates. Very bad oversight here.

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  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Okay for music, not good for phone calls

    Not bad when listening to music but have stopped using them for phone calls. During phone calls they frequently drop and calls revert to the phone. if you use another bluetooth use, like unlocking a door that has a bluetooth lock, phone calls reverts to the phone.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not worth the effort of replacing them every month...

    They worked beautifully for two months until they went completely dead.

    Took them into the Apple Store who said they needed to be replaced with a new pair. I was told this would take 3-5 working days. It was nearly a month before they arrived.

    I've had the new pair for less than two weeks and the same issue has happened again.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Poot sound

    This earphones are too expensive and sound very low. Apple should sell better accesories. Its a shame.

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