- Nice design
- Long battery life;
- Quick charge function;
- Good ergonomics;
- Lots of bass.
- The specific sound inherent in all Beats headphones;
- High price;
- Lots of bass.
Headphones Beats Solo 3 Wireless with a W1 processor is the last word in music gadgets that have increased autonomy and are able to connect to any device with iOS. A completely new approach to charging the built-in battery allows you to enjoy music almost continuously.
Appearance and design features
- Soft case;
- Audio cable;
- USB cable
The manufacturer was not originally going to change the design of the Beats Solo 3 Wireless headphones. Therefore, the owners of Solo 2 Wireless will be extremely familiar. Everything is also very elegantly folded to each other’s ears, allowing you to conveniently place the gadget in your pocket. Although for such purposes a stylish cover is provided. If desired, it can be placed in a jacket or jacket pocket.
Especially in the line stand out models with the new corporate color Rose Gold. Girls will certainly enjoy this performance. The familiar Beats logo on the headband is also beautifully crafted in white. Other inscriptions are on the guide rails near the cups. Here the serial number and abbreviation of the model are knocked out. This approach allows you to easily identify fake headphones, having verified the data of these identifiers. And this is not just pampering, in stores today you can find a huge number of fakes. Only a purchase from an official distributor will be able to protect you from fakes by 100%.
The controls are located on the back. Each key is very easy to find with your fingers thanks to the convenient ergonomics of the switches. One ON button is highlighted especially, others are hidden from view behind special inserts in the form of circles (volume control and menu). On the underside of the ears are connectors for a cable for connecting to various equipment. On the one hand there is a 3.5 mm input for audio cables, on the other – microUSB.
Pairing with iOS and MacOS
The process of connecting a smartphone to headphones is very simple. First you need to activate Bluetooth on the iPhone. We put the gadget next to it and turn it on by pressing one corresponding button. In the next moments, an icon will be displayed on the phone screen with a message indicating that the connection was successfully established. That’s all. It remains only to find your favorite track and enjoy the clear sound of music. For more comfortable use, the headphone battery will be displayed under the songs.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless also works as a headset. The built-in microphone allows you to receive calls on your smartphone. During a call, you can adjust the volume and mute the call. Public places with a large crowd of people always interfere with a good conversation, external sounds are constantly heard to the interlocutor. Get around this inconvenience helps the cable to connect the headphones with your iPhone. A microphone is installed in it, which can be easily brought closer to yourself, thereby increasing the strength of your voice.
Features of W1 Chip
What did the W1 chip add to the headphones? In short:
- Increased the range of wireless communications;
- Increased battery life;
- Maximally simplified the pairing of headphones with Apple devices.
Bluetooth together with the W1 chip show simply excellent indicators of autonomy and communication radius. Speaking about the distance from the base, it is worth saying about the significant progress in this area. The previous model Solo 2 allowed you to move away from the phone by 10 meters. Solo 3 extends the distance to a record 35 meters of stable communications. Such results are almost impossible to find anywhere else. The signal level remains sufficient so that the headphones work without interference and freezes.
The autonomy in the work of the headphones will also please many music lovers. On one charge, you can listen to music up to 40 hours. Supported technology of fast charging, which is called Fast Fuel, it is enough to charge the headphones for 5 minutes, after which you can continue playing tracks for 3 hours. Standby mode will keep the gadget in working condition for a whole week.
But the ability to work with multiple headphones at once is missing. Only work with one sound source at a time. Connect both the phone and laptop will not work.
Headphones for active people
The headphones have good ear pads. Their ability to provide isolation from the outside world is rated excellent. In the gym or at work, the sound will remain at a high level of quality, it will be very difficult to drown out something, the noise from the outside almost does not penetrate, although, of course, there is no complete isolation.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless thanks to a very successful design inherited from its predecessors, and light weight, confidently fixed on the head. Jogging does not create discomfort associated with the constant sliding of the device. An active life will be filled with music, without any barriers.
Sound quality in Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The overall impression of sound quality is very controversial. On the one hand, these are Beats, which means that the main emphasis is on low frequencies. The high ones are muffled, the middle is audible, but you will not hear any subtle nuances in the music. Headphones seem to blur a little detail so that nothing distracts you from the powerful bass. Controversial decision in my opinion. From headphones for 23,000 rubles I want a more detailed and intelligent sound. But in general, if you listen to modern electronic popular music – the sound is good. Of course, these headphones are not suitable for the classics. The nature of the sound as a whole is similar to the sound of the previous Solo2 model.
It is not indicated anywhere whether the headphones support the aptX profile. And if the manufacturer does not focus on this, then this profile is not. And this means that music will not be transmitted via Bluetooth in the best possible way. And that is exactly what we heard.
In general, good sound, which is ideal for trendy young people for whom headphones are a fashion accessory, not a work tool.
The Beats Solo 3 Wireless earphones cost about $ 300 dollars. Is such a high price justified? Excellent indicators of autonomy, a range of up to 35 meters from the phone, a designer appearance, ease of connection – all these indicators make the Solo 3 Wireless worthy continuation in the Beats lineup.
On the other hand – the specific sound inherent in the entire line of Beats headphones. If you like it and you are the owner of any other headphones of this brand – buy, Solo 3 will not disappoint you. For those who are used to listening to highly detailed sound – be sure to listen to the headphones in the store before buying. It is possible you will not like the sound stress of the headphones.
In general, headphones are perfect for fashionable youth, will be a good gift.
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