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Good: The Looks
Bad: The cord
Comment: They work for about a day or two, they have a defective cord.
I've had to exchange 2 and the same thing happened both times, the switch on the cord breaks.
Good: great base. good fit, plays loud. fairly good depth enjoyable sound,
Bad: high price. not much treble detail stereo image could be better Dr
Comment: Dr Beats, solo HD
There are no sharp edges on the sound of The Beats. Its all smooth, sugary smooth, almost. Not that they can't rock. They can. Some U2, Guns n Roses Coldplay The base is the defining quality. It goes way down. It doesnt really take over the rest of the music. But the top end, the trebles are not really defined. The Beats sounded good on some soul tracks, and on internet radio. I have thought they only just justified the hefty price tag. And, probably, there are better musicaly defined, headphones out there for the same price. With
better high ends and stereo imaging. Although I thought, the depth of sound created
was pretty fair. They fit well and are comfortable. They do eliminate a lot of outside noise.
They are packaged in a sturdy, large red box.Which must have added to the overall cost of the headphones. But, a few weeks on, its still a buzz taking the Beats out of the box Like they were new again. And it does keep them well protected. The cable is anti tangle, as much as it can be. There is a neat sound etc slide at the top end of the cable. Which works with Ipods.Four stars (Imo) is adequate taking into account the price. They do present the music in an enjoyable a way. Providing you dont expect too much top end detail. And, for me, for some reason I find their sound (although lacking in some respects) strangely addictive.
Good: sound quality.
Comment: Today Monster has become a leader in audio/video accessories. Why are the Monster Beats so much better than standard headphones? The answer, it seems, is all in the sound quality.I like headphones better.
Good: Sound quality and look
Bad: Made to break, paying for a name
Comment: After having the dre beats for only two days they seem to be breaking when they are turned on a large static sound comes out the left earphone,and after looking online this means they are broken and a common issue.....after two days also the wire needs to be pulled out in such a way that may cause damage to the wire due to the head port having no room for grip
Good: Loud, clear enough for the average user
Bad: Muggy (as reviewed), obtrusive, spills sound out, bad design, hurts my head
Comment: The sound spill is most worst bug bear! People have repeattedly ask me to turn them down even though i haven't had them on to the fullest - my old Seinheisers got much louded, clearer and i didn't get bothered on the tube constantly.
They really hurt my head too! According to Nike i have a medium sized head so these really shoudn't hurt this much!
I want a new pair... I wish i hadn't got these, not worth the price at all... I should have known with no DJ heritage that these cans wouldn't have been v good! Seinheisers all the way, i'm going back to my old ones!
Good: Great bass comfortable and stylish
Bad: Uncomfortable after a few hours
Comment: Worth every penny and great quality
Good: Richness Of Sound
Bad: Zip On Case Can Scratch Head Band
Comment: Great sound reproduction. Rich and balanced bass/treble/midrange. Inclusion of the ControlTalk cable extends the functionality for iPhone & iPod users.
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