Reviews and Problems with Beats by Dr. Dre Studio / Studio HD
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Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
14 April 2014
Summary: Beats by Dre headphones are expensive, and the latest Studio Wireless is no exception: even though they sound great (although bass-heavy) you're ultimately paying far too much for just the name and the styling.
Beats Studio Wireless: A pricey Bluetooth headphone with premium sound
26 March 2014
Summary: While it'll cost you a hefty $380, the Beats Studio Wireless is an excellent wireless Bluetooth headphone.
Pros: The, is a very comfortable over-the-ear wireless headphone that offers excellent sound for a Bluetooth headphone and features active noise-canceling technology. The headphones fold up into a more compact form factor and battery life is decent at 12 hours of wireless listening. They also worked we...
Cons: Expensive; if the integrated rechargeable battery dies, the music dies.
Excerpt: Beats By Dre has updated its headphone line with the new Studio, an active noise-cancelling model that improves on its predecessor in many ways. At $299, however, you're still paying for Dr. Dre's name and style and sound that's tweaked to fit modern (read loud and bass-heavy) tastes.
Excerpt: Has there ever been a headphone brand so controversial as Beats? It's undeniably popular; just walk around any downtown or airport in any industrialized country and you're almost sure to see a set.
REVIEW: Beats by Dre new Beats Studio Over-Ear Headphones
11 April 2013
Excerpt: The smartphone - I don't have to tell you - is nowadays far more than just a mobile phone with touchscreen but as important functionalities like phone and Internet access are, as important are features like the camera and music playback.
Conclusion: These headphones look and sound very good, and are best suited to casual use like walking around town or listening at your desk. Commuters and airplane travelers should stick with Bose’s QuietComfort 2 for its superior noise cancellation, or better yet in-ear models like Shure’s SE series, which...
Conclusion: While the new Beats Studio deliver a re-voiced sound as promised, the changes aren’t all for the better. We do appreciate that bass response has been toned down several notches, but there’s sharpness to the midrange and an inconsistency to the treble that we found off-putting.
Conclusion: The Beats by Dre Studio Wireless won’t win the hearts of audiophiles any time soon, but the company did a good thing by taming the bass and presenting a clearer overall sound. Thanks to the Bluetooth streaming process, these headphones manage to keep sparkling treble without aggravating us with...