Every list of the most popular headphone brands has Beats prominently placed. They are a staple of the cool headphone trend. Now owned by Apple who has perfected the design, Beats headphone are specially crafted for bass focused audio.
Beats headphones have gone through various iterations over the years. Following the company’s acquisition by Apple, they are more popular than ever. Their focus on high quality bass sound is a constant feature of the brands, making them the ideal headphones for dance and hip-hop music.
There are a number of options in different headphone categories. There are styles available such as in ear, on ear and over ear.Determining which option is best comes down to the type that you are most comfortable with. Beats offers 2 over ear headphones, 3 on ear headphones and 3 in ear headphone designs.
Luckily for you, we’ve broken down all the pairs available today, covering their size, features and their all-important price.
What are the best Beats headphones?
There are eight pairs of Beats headphones available, comprising two pairs of over-ears, three pairs of on-ears and three pairs of in-ears.
In Ear Beats:
- Beats X are wireless in ear headphones that make use of a well designed neckband.
- Powerbeats 3 Wireless are built for athletes with an ear hook design. They are one of the most popular workout headphones on the market.
- urBeats are classic in ear headphones with a punch.
- urBeats Lightning are lightning compatible in ear headphones.
On Ear Beats:
- Beats Solo 3 Wireless are an on ear design, feature the new W1 chip to instantly connect to your iPhone.
- Beats EP are on ear and the cheapest Beats headphones connecting via wire.
- Beats Solo 2 are essentially a wired version of the on-ear Solo 3 wireless.
- Beats Pro are over-ear headphones at the very top of the company’s repertoire and promise to offer the very best sound from Beats.
Over Ear Beats:
- Beats Studio 3 Wireless are wireless over ear headphones. They are noise cancelling and are available in a number of color options.
- Beats Pill+ is Beats portable speaker which has huge audio potential designed to replicate professional studio sound.
- Beats RemoteTalk Cable allows you to make calls while using your new headphones.
- Beats Audio Cable allow you to connect your headphones to your favorite device.