Powerbeats3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones - Black
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Take your workout to the next level with Powerbeats3 Wireless earphones, featuring up to 12 hours of battery life to last through multiple workouts and secure-fit earhooks to maximize comfort and stability. With Fast Fuel, a 5-minute charge gives you 1 hour of playback. Sweat and water resistance provides trusted durability and dual-driver acoustics deliver dynamic sound to power your workout.
- Size: SMALL
- Color: Black
- Brand: Beats
- Model: ML8V2LL/A
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 3.25" h x 5.00" w x 6.00" l,
- Connect via Class 1 Bluetooth with your device for wireless workout freedom
- Up to 12 hours of battery life to power through multiple workouts
- With Fast Fuel, a 5-minute charge gives you 1 hour of playback when battery is low
- Sweat and water resistance to handle tough training
- What's in the box: Powerbeats3 Wireless earphones, eartips with four (4) size options, carrying case, universal USB charging cable (USB-A to USB Micro-B, Quick Start Guide, warranty card
Most helpful customer reviews
519 of 551 people found the following review helpful.
Perfect combo for Apple Watch, Series 2
By Curtis S
I spent a lot of time researching bluetooth headsets specifically for running and working out and even more specifically for use with the apple watch, series 2.
If you're like me and you've spent any amount of time researching bluetooth earbuds, you know that it seems impossible to find the perfect pair. The feedback from end users is so varied for each model that it seems like they all are terrible. With these in particular, I was worried based on the few reviews that I had read. Some complained that they were too bassy. Others complained that they weren't comfortable. Yet others said that they weren't worth the $200 price tag. I was also worried that the BT connection my drop sporadically based on reviews of other products in this category.
After owning these for a week, I am happy to say that I made the right purchase. I've been pleasantly pleased with the performance of these.
Pairing is easy. I have an iphone 7 plus, an iPad pro 9.7, and and apple watch, series 2. I paired this with my phone, and much to my surprise, the watch and iPad worked with the iPad and watch without having to do any extra steps.
The audio does not skip. This was a concern, but after a couple of workouts listening to music from my apple watch, these haven't skipped or lost connection once.
They are comfortable. They come with several sizes of plugs for your ears so I would think that most would find a size that works. They may not be great for wearing for long durations, but for a half hour workout they've been great.
They do have a lot of bass. But I didn't find it over powering. I am not an audiophile, but the added bass certainly makes the music sound more full than the headphones that came with my phone.
Long battery life. At 12 hours, these will easily outlast any device they are paired to.
They are a little pricey. However, I'm willing to spend a little more on something that works well and doesn't give me issues.
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful.
Save your money! Try and find Powerbeats2 Wireless and order them instead!
By Aux Trading Co.
They are not good! Went through three pairs in 6 weeks. Returned all three! First two pairs shut off mid run and would not power back up or charge. When I tried to turn them on the white light would blink and nothing. They would not charge after that either (google it, a lot of people are experiencing this issue). The third pair, the volume controls quit working. Also, they don't have that typical Beats sound (Base). The Powerbeats 2 sound better. I have given up on these and ordered a new pair of Powerbeats2 on Target.com for $99.00.
The only two positive things for these headphones were the battery life and how they connect to iPhones with the new chip. That doesn't do you any good if they are not built to last. I question if they are water resistant like advertised.
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful.
Packaging was beautiful, product is a definite upgrade from previous versions. The charging port is accessible without having to move a flimsy rubber piece out of the way, and the materials look and feel great.
The best part though is not having to connect your phone with these head phones. Bluetooth connection was easy to use, they connect quickly and sound awesome. When jogging or running they don't tug nor fall out. Sweating doesn't seem to phase them, and they seem to be lightly water resistant, based on a quick jog through a light rain.
The worst part are the accessories, or lack of, that come with the powerbeats 3. The case was a terrible feeling rubber material that looks like a Pacman. No zipper making it surprisingly stressful to place the head phones inside, will they fall out, will they stay in, nobody knows. Additionally there was a distinct lack of charger, thanks for the cable, but I'd really like to be able to plug them in from the get go.
Overall these are a fantastic buy. The Apple store was selling them for 199.95 and when I looked on Amazon for next day free shipping it was 129. The Apple store associate told me they could price match up to 10 percent, quick math led to not purchase then through the Apple store. Though I did technically purchase then in store with the Amazon app.
I doubt I'll ever purchase wired head phones again, though I hope they'll up their accessory game in future iterations.