After introducing the new iPhone 7 with wireless AirBuds, Apple has announced a new line-up of Beats headphones. The newly announced products include Beats Solo 3, Beats X and Powerbeats 3. The new wireless headphones come with their own W1 chip. The same chip is also present in the newly announced Airpods).
The new Beats Wireless Headphones also feature Fast Fuel that offers up to 3 hours of playback after just 5-minutes of charging. A built-in mic is also present, which allows you to take calls, use RemoteTalk, and activate Siri. These can be connected via Class 1 Bluetooth with your device.
The Beats Solo 3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones offer up to 40 hours of battery life. You’ll get 3 hours of playback after 5 minutes of charging with Fast Fuel. The sleek and foldable headphones feature adjustable fit with comfort-cushioned ear cups.
Other features include multi-function on-ear controls, Beam-Forming Mic for Optimal Call Clarity, and RemoteTalk Cable with inline Controls, LED Fuel Gauge, Charge via Micro-USB cable. The Beats Solo 3 comes in Black, Gloss Black, Gloss White, Silver, Gold, and Rose Gold colour options. These have been priced at $299.95 (approx. INR 19,920) and are available for pre-order from Apple online and retail stores in the U.S.
The Beats X Earphones offer up to 8 hours of battery life. You’ll get 2 hours of playback after 5 minutes of charging with Fast Fuel. These come with multiple ear-tip options for personalized comfort.
Other features include secure fit wing tips for stability, Flex-Form cable, Bluetooth with Remote and Mic, Inline Call, Music and Volume Control. The headphones can be charged via Lightning cable. The Beats X Earphones comes in Black and White color options. They have been priced at $149.95 (approx. INR 9,960).
The Powerbeats 3 Wireless Earphones offer up to 12 hours of battery life. You’ll get 1 hour of playback after 5 minutes of charging with Fast Fuel. The headphones are sweat and water resistant.
Other features include secure-fit ear hooks, RemoteTalk, Bluetooth with Remote and Mic, Inline Call, Music and Volume Control. The Powerbeats 3 Wireless Earphones comes in White, Shock Yellow, Flash Blue, Black, and Siren Red color options. These have been priced at $199.95 (approx. INR 13,280).
Both the Beats X and Powerbeats 3 Wireless Headphones will be available in the U.S. later this year. The details of a global roll out are not available as yet.