Powerbeats3 Wireless Review: iPhone 7’s Apt Companion
The Powerbeats 3 Wireless is a part of the latest wireless headphones trio developed from the Beats collection by Dre. The aforementioned headphones have been designed for working in compatibility with the latest iPhone 7. As the entire world is aware of the murder of the 3.5 mm headphone jack in the latest iPhone, Apple is all about speeding up the adoption of the wireless headphones. Apple has released its own wireless ear-buds called AirPods.
Talking about Beats by Dre’s Powerbeats2, it is among the best selling wireless headphones across the globe and nothing much have changed in the Powerbeats3, at least at the first glance. Powerbeats3 are aimed at the sporty individuals. The hooked design wireless headphones are rain and sweat resistant for keeping them in place at all times. This in turn, makes the headphones tricky to combine with sunglasses. But one can easily wear them while in the gym or pounding hard on the pavement early in the morning.
The Powerbeats3 Wireless headphones come in different colors. The colors include blue, pink, and yellow, black and white. The over-the-ear is non-adjustable which gives excellent fit yet can be annoying. One should avoid ducking in the pool while having the headphones stuffed in their ear. Similar to other wireless headphones, the aforementioned headphones also feature an in-line remote for volume control, managing calls and muting. One can also fire up Siri alongside skipping songs by simply double-tapping the center button. The iPhone users have an added advantage when it comes to their usage of Powerbeats3 Wireless Headphones. They can make use of the W1 chip inside of the headphones as it enables them to connect them by mere proximity. In other words, one can connect the Powerbeats3 Wireless Headphones from a distance of 5cm with the iPhone.
When it comes to the sound quality of the Powerbeats3 Wireless Headphones, they offer dynamic and clear sound with no complains of bass favored heaviness. The headphones are good with spoken words too, for people who like to listen to podcasts. The headphones offer decent volume but lacks noise cancellation feature. The battery life is solid as it runs 12 hours on single charge. The headphones are able to give upto one hour’s of music listening with just five minutes of charge. However, the length of the cord could have been extended a bit more.
Courtesy to the minor tweaks here and there by beats, the Powerbeats3 Wireless Headphones come at a price tag of £170. Some people might find the price tag prohibitive. However, it’s vital to acknowledge the fact that the aforementioned wireless headphones were designed for iPhone. People can easily use the Powerbeats3 Wireless Headphones with varied Android mobile phones too.
Thus, in a nutshell, the iPhone users who are looking for a decent pair of wireless headphones for combining with their love of sports and music should definitely consider buying the Powerbeats3 Wireless Headphones. For people who are worried about the price might want to consider the Monster iSport Victory that comes half the price of PowerBeats3.