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nothing against Beats, but I’ve seen some other great buys for great sound at the same price
7/10 is being very generous. The price to quality ratio is very poor. My Sony-V55s at £40 out do these headphones in terms of sound quality.
7/10 because of the upper mids. My Somic ST 2688 professional dynamic headset out performs this and it's a lot more comfortable to wear.
Sounds very subjective. But I found the midrange to be very recessed on these headphones. It was like listening to music through cotton wool.
Although, to be fair, my ears are more accustomed to open-back designs. So closed back headphones generally sound more wooly to my ears. But the beat studios just sound even more wooly.
The thing that annoys me most is that these are advertised as studiophile headphones.
Nobody should ever use these headphones in the studio anywhere.
I recently returned my Beats (Monster Logo) Solo HD Red headphones due to the cushion coming apart that supports the headphones on the inside. Now, I thought this process was going to be a simple one...I was wrong. Not only does Beats no longer manufacture the Beats product with Monster, which means, I won't be getting the same product that I originally purchased, it also means there's a good possibility that the quality of the headphones that would be sent to me would be sub-standard in relation to the VALUE of my original headphones. Not only did your organization send me a pair of headphones that were sub-par in quality and standard but they are a different color in relation to my original pair and they also appear to be USED AND NOT NEW. How unacceptable is this! If your strategic planning is based on sales, than that's fine but your product is suffering based on the quality of the item that I received. The sad part about this is that, I'm probably going to be shipped/mailed another pair of mediocre quality headphones...again. I truly hope that his is not the case. In closing, I would like to say that there are three marketing strategies that I know of...1) Sales2) Product 3) Consumer orientedWhich strategy does Beats by Dr. Dre adhere to?
I've tried these...things... and was pretty surprised at the high rating, here. Then, as I noticed how far down you had to scroll to get to how they actually SOUNDED, I realized- they care more about appearance than audio fidelity. These awful headphones muddy up everything I played. These are for teenagers who are into image and confuse bass with quality. It's no wonder that "Beats by Dre" were originally sold by Monster... yes, the same company famous for the $120 hdmi cables.
Beats customer service is one of the worst dishonest people I ever dealt with.
If you don't get a warranty and buy em from Best Buy you're screwed their customer service is horrible
Goody Good that's how it started Fuckin Best Buy $ 300 head phones no best buy warranty after 15 days. Beats told me to send them to them and they said that they would send me a replacement one step better . It came and it was One step down. they told me that their declaimer says they will send what ever they feel you need WTF
Lots of hype. Style over substance. I'll stick with my Bose all day long.
I am an engineer and have to say these headphones are definitely worthy the price. Now it is a mighty high price, but they do not disappoint, and I sat in Best Buy and listened to everything to make sure. Bose are cool, but the ANC is not worth the sacrifice in comfort and, yes, Beats look much better than anything else out there. Bose joints are just plain ugly. Sony makes a few cool looking headphones, but they sound horrible; no low boom, way to much high freq... If you think these headphones make your music feel muddy try listening to none MP3 music.
I got them last week and they are on the way back to where they came form. I do not understand how and why they are any better than the $25 headphones you buy form other stores. I tell you why!!! It's all in the head, these companies find a way to convince the rest of the idiots out there (92%) that they are the best, Save you money and go buy yourself a nice earbud headphones. They are small, don't heat your ears, and sounds 100% better than the above.
I use beats and they are the best headphones for producing!!
No. They really aren't!Post links to your music please so we can all mock it relentlessly for your clueless comment about low quality headphones and how great they are for production.
The price is too high for terrible quality headphones - and they price is actually low for a set of good production cans.
Bose are atrocious. Easily one of the worst audio equipment manufacturers in the world.
" If you think these headphones make your music feel muddy try listening to none MP3 music"
What does that mean? You're very unlikely to hear the difference between 320 MP3 and CD quality WAV format unless you've got a treated room and good studio monitors
I hate the hiss! And it's so annoying you can't turn the noise canceling off. But all in all I kinda like them, they're comfortable and nice to look at. Hella happy with the chargeable battery. Sort of do and do not agree with the shitty costumer service stories. In all honesty, I went to one of the apple resellers in my city because of the hiss. And when I asked them if that was normal and because of the noise canceling they told me my headphones didn't have noise canceling, that the his wasn't normal and that I should contact apple care! WTF.
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